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Beginner Home Recording - What Do You Need?

Beginner Home Recording - What Do You Need?

What You Need To Record In 2019 Many people speak negatively about "laptop engineers" and say that laptop musicians are ruining music. I disagree. With just a few affordable components, you can start to capture your creativity. Let's go through the basic pieces and look at a few options. The first thing you need is a guitar or a bass. Once you have that, let's get into the fun stuff.  The Guitar Amp To capture a guitar signal you have a few options. The most simple is straight into an interface like the Focusrite Solo. This will act as an...

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The Guitar Players Checklist - The Cable Wrangler Review

The Guitar Players Checklist - The Cable Wrangler Review

Create a Gig Checklist - The Cable Wrangler Review I know it has happened to you. Whether it is your first open mic or your 100th gig, you have forgotten something. There is always so much to think about. Picks, cables, power strips, and a ton of other things you can forget. Let's make a list and I am going to show you a tool that has made my life MUCH easier.  What To Bring To A Gig - Pregame The key to looking professional and not being "that guy" that forgot something and held the whole band up is...

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7 DIY Guitar Tips You Can Do For Free

7 DIY Guitar Tips You Can Do For Free

Playing the guitar should be fun right? When it comes to troubleshooting problems or doing routine guitar maintenance and setup, a lot of guitar players can be overwhelmed and get discouraged from playing. Here are 7 DIY Guitar Tips You Can Do For Free that will keep you playing guitar more, and fiddling around less O-Ring Under The Knob Have you ever been playing guitar and you constantly bump a knob and move it from where you want it? It happens to me a lot when I play "Strat Style" guitars. Here is a tip, Put an o-ring like this one...

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The Ultimate Bigsby Guide

The Ultimate Bigsby Guide

The Ultimate Bigsby Guide The Bigsby Vibrato created by Paul Bigsby has been a staple for many players for many years. When the guitar is set up correctly it will stay in tune and give you that lovely warble of vibrato. We love them here and we install quite a few of them. We have a series of videos on our YouTube channel about setting them up and making them work right. One question we get is, What one should I get, and why are there so many? The other question is, Is a "licensed" Bigsby any good? What is...

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Why DylanTalksTone.com Exsists

Why DylanTalksTone.com Exsists

Dear Everyone I have been giving a lot of thought to why I do what I do here at dylantalkstone.com What sets me apart from all the other people that do what I do. I have narrowed it down to a couple of things.   I want to inspire people to create and share Art is an expression, not a competition. there is no right or wrong. When someone creates something, it is their attempt to convert a feeling, thought or an expression, into something that another person can appreciate with their physical senses. It does not matter if the...

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