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Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 Review

Focusrite Scarlett 2i4

The most important piece of hardware in any home studio is the audio interface. The audio interface is the connection between the analog world and digital, and contains the preamp that brings the low signal of an electric guitar up to line level. The excellent Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 has to instrument/microphone inputs with preamps, balanced and unbalanced stereo outputs for monitors and MIDI connectors.

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Writing Your First Song Part III: Putting It All Together

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This is the third and final part of a series. You’ll find the previous parts here: Writing Your First Song Part I: Creating Riffs Writing Your First Song Part II: Recording and Arranging The Other Instruments Having recorded your guitar tracks and decided the order of the different parts you are ready to put them […]

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How to Get a Great Guitar Tone from Amp Sims

Using software amplification simulators, or amp sims for short, is becoming increasingly popular. The benefits are many, you can tweak your sound endlessly, switch between different amp sims trying to find the best tone for your song. A drawback is that an amp sim not properly tuned can generate digital artifacts giving away that it’s […]

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