Introduction to Guitar Tone & Effects: An Essential Manual for Getting the Best Sounds from Electric Guitars, Amplifiers, Effect Pedals, and Digital Processors

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Hal Leonard, 2003 - Music - 60 pages
(Guitar Educational). An essential manual for getting the best sounds from electric guitars, amplifiers, effect pedals and digital processors! This book with online audio features easy-to-follow instructions with more than 75 photos to teach the basics of guitar tone and effects. High quality recorded demos are included. Readers will learn: anatomy of the electric guitar; controlling the electric guitar; getting a good clean tone; overdrive, distortion and fuzz; using equalizers; compressors and limiters; noise reduction; modulation effects; reverb and delay; octavers and harmonizers; special effects; multi-effect processors; amp & effect modeling; getting a good tone through your PC; stylistic guitar tones; famous effects guitarists; and much more! Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

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Very good for beginner

User Review  - sqyntaxe - Overstock.com

This is a very good overview of the most commonly used and readily available effects for electric guitar. All the sound tracks are very good representations of what to expect from pedals although ... Read full review

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