How to Mic a Guitar Amp Like a Pro

How to mic a cabinet

Modern guitar players live in a world where direct recording, amp models, and software are great-sounding everyday realities. It’s never been easier than it is right now to get an outstanding direct guitar sound live or in the studio. It’s a good idea, however, to take a step back to the physical world and learn … Read more

5 of the Best Bass Guitar & Bass Drum Mics for Studio and Stage

Bass/kick drum mic

It’s kind of a shame that so many musicians and engineers don’t think about using the right microphones to record the bass guitar. We have all gotten so used to DI boxes and bass amps with nice XLR outputs that we simply pipe the bass into the board directly and go for it. While that … Read more

Here’s How to Build a Guitar Amp Cabinet + Free Plans Inside

Building your own guitar amp cabinet is a great way to get into DIY projects. What might seem like a daunting task, is actually not that hard at all. The key is to take things slow, plan the whole process thoroughly and have patience. Today we are going to talk about how to build a … Read more

The Best Cheap Guitar Cabs for the Money

Guitar cabinets

Guitar speaker cabinets are a hugely important but often overlooked part of any player’s signal chain. Though they usually look like plain and nondescript boxes, they are actually incredibly varied in terms of their sound, construction, the number of speakers, and a host of other factors. Table of Best Cheap Guitar Cabinets It’s vital for … Read more

The Best Bass Amp Replacement Speakers

Bass amp speakers

Building a specific tone is a journey that takes both time and effort. There are many factors that come into play here, from your guitar’s tonewood and pickups to your choice of amplifiers. Comparison Table of Bass Replacement Speakers However, once you have done just about everything you can to bring the tone profile of … Read more

4 of the Best 15 Inch Bass Cabinets for The Money

Bass amp cab

There comes a time in many bass player’s careers when the standard 10-inch speaker cabinets just won’t cut it anymore. Table of Best 15 inch Bass Cabinets for the Money Whether it is the improved lower reach – or just additional girth you are looking for – the small diameter speakers just don’t deliver. The … Read more