Don't Throw Away That Amp!

Ciletti, Eddie
January 2004
Mix;Jan2004, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p120
Discusses several guidelines in integrating technology to improve guitar sounds. Utilization of good amplifiers; Demonstration on the need for dynamics around the vocals; Addition of harmonics to the fundamental.


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