GUITAR LABORATORY When I start thinking about any guitar solo part in any song, I always remember what Ozzy Osbourne said to Zakk Wylde when they were building the guitar solo part for No More Tears. Ozzy said to Zakk that the guitar solo should tell the story, it should have the beginning, the ending and some gradation. I have heard it years ago, like, maybe, 15 years? Maybe it's not the truth or it's not 100% correct, but it doesn't matter too much. But the idea and the po
BAND SYSTEM Last 7 years there was quite a big progress in how bands use modern technologies. From tube amps, cabinets and microphones to digital processors. From monitor speakers to in-ear monitoring. From wired to wireless. From analog mixers to digital mixers. From 20 minutes long soundcheck down to 5 minute soundcheck. From dedicated recorders to multitrack recordings in 1 click. From not being able to hear how the band sounds through the PA system to Virtual soundchecks.
GUITAR LABORATORY Most digital processors don't have a good fuzz tones, AFAIK. And the cheaper processors even don't have a good octaver effect. But I really love that crazy fuzz tones with octaver (octave down). So I was curious about how Quad Cortex will handle it. I was surprised! The factory preset named Grimacemonger is really really great! Works great on single-note riffs. Inspiring tone. Inspires me to write a strong riff. That's a good thing! Gear that inspires you is