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    You wanna be perfectly tuned all the time ?

    Holy Cow !...that fantastic little clip-on tuner....Geezuss I'm so happy with my latest guitar accessory thingy: a little $15 chromatic tuner that clips on your headstock, reads darn well in the dark and even under daylight, gives the tempo. It's not cooking diner, but almost ! ;-) Everytime I...
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    Swapping tubes in my amp....

    Hi guys, Time for me to change my tubes in my Fender Champ, the power amp tubes. I've got two 6L6's at the moment. I am wondering if it could be a good idea to try and change for different tubes. Yes....no ?.....if yes, for which tubes should I go ? I play mostly blues and hard rock tones...
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    Live playing with a 2 guitar band: proper balance between rythm & lead guitar

    Hi, Whether during rehearsal or in live situation, with a 2 guitar band, how would you set up both guitars/amp/Fx for sonic balance ? First thing first, when both guitars are playing the rythm parts what are your views on their respective EQ-ing, Fx, etc. Then... What is your take on the...
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    Live playing : getting the lead to cut through the rythm

    Hi, Whether during rehearsal or in live situation, with a 2 guitar band, how would you set up both guitars/amp/Fx for sonic balance ? First thing first, when both guitars are playing the rythm parts what are your views on their respective EQ-ing, Fx, etc. Then... What is your take on the...
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    Your favorite chord(s)

    Out of curiosity, what is/are your favorite chord(s) ? We all have a few chords that particularly sound good to our ears, some that we consider to sound like magic, independently the song they're in.
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    What are your greatest songs (covers) to play on acoustic guitars for your own fun ?

    Hi guys, I know it's a Forum on electric guitars, but for those of you who are also into playing acoustic guitars, let me repeat this "thread" that I originally posted on the "acoustic guitars" forum : Hey ! Some songs we play on our acoustic guitars give us the thrills when we strum or pick...
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    What are your greatest songs (covers) to play on acoustic guitars for your own fun ?

    Hey ! Some songs we play on our acoustic guitars give us the thrills when we strum or pick theirs chords. Sometimes it's the song itself (the magic of song composing), but other times it's the sound the chords produce and the way they feed each other, the resonnance, the finger work on the...
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    Famous guitar sounds recipes

    Hello all, I think it could be great to have us all describe in our own words and experience how we get certain famous guitar tone, our own recipes with our effects (type, settings and order), amps settings and so on. A cool discussion on our effects and how we tweak it. Some of us may have a...
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    Getting into the DAW....need your experience/knowledge

    Hi guys, Well, the old school home recording guy that I am finally bows before this digital age and admits good ol' analog recording is, AS FAR AS I AM CONCERNED, not up to par anymore. I gotta get into working with a DAW. Can any of you refer me to some good ressources (on the Web or yours)...
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    Boss Br-800...could it be the best 8 tracker around ? Your inputs please !

    Hey guys, I'm about to purchase a multitrack, 8 channels. The planned usage and the expectations out of it are to be a portable recorder which allows me to quickly record my song ideas without too much fuss. Bonus : allows me to fiddle with some arrangments ideas, incorporates rythm beats...
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