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VIDEO: Bring The Noise: Coax crazy sounds from your guitar

Read more about VIDEO: Bring The Noise: Coax crazy sounds from your guitar at MusicRadar.com Try out Steve Vai's 'talk-wah' guitar tricksVideographer and guitarist: Charlie GriffithsDownload Total Guitar issue 258 for the accompanying explanation - available in the UK and, digitally, worldwide via Newsstand for iPad, iPhone & iPod touch and Zinio (http://www.zinio.com) from 1 September 2014.Buy a copy o ...

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VIDEO: Bring The Noise: Coax crazy sounds from your guitar (Talk wah)

Read more about VIDEO: Bring The Noise: Coax crazy sounds from your guitar (Talk wah) at MusicRadar.com Fret hand tapping, whammy bar pitch bends and a wah pedal will get you close to Steve Vai's signature 'talk-wah' guitar tricksVideographer and guitarist: Charlie GriffithsDownload Total Guitar issue 258 for the accompanying explanation - available in the UK and, digitally, worldwide via Newsstand for iPad ...

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How to convert an Ableton Live arrangement into a new scene for performance

Read more about How to convert an Ableton Live arrangement into a new scene for performance at MusicRadar.com It's fairly straightforward to bounce out track sections to audio, import them into Live's Session View, arrange them into different scenes, then retrigger them live. However, if you've made a track in Live's Arrangement view, it's even easier.Live 9's Consolidate Time to New Scene feature consolida ...

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How to set up an Ableton Live project for live performance

Read more about How to set up an Ableton Live project for live performance at MusicRadar.com An Ableton Live set offers the electronic performer countless options for creative DJing, spontaneous remixing, live re-editing, processing and hands-on control. Here, we'll show you how you might go about setting up a Live project to use on stage.Find out more about performing electronic music live, check out theOc ...

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How to buy and sell guitar gear

Read more about How to buy and sell guitar gear at MusicRadar.com Buying and selling used gear is a great way of making some extra money. If you know a decent amount about guitar gear and are a savvy buyer, it's actually very achievable - assuming you don't hold on to everything you buy! Here's how to spot bargains, and make yourself a tidy profitChoose your levelBuying/selling gear requires a minimum level ...

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How to buy and sell guitar gear

Read more about How to buy and sell guitar gear at MusicRadar.com Buying and selling used gear is a great way of making some extra money. If you know a decent amount about guitar gear and are a savvy buyer, it's actually very achievable - assuming you don't hold on to everything you buy! Here's how to spot bargains, and make yourself a tidy profitChoose your levelBuying/selling gear requires a minimum level ...

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How to make a Massive bass sound using wavetable synthesis

Read more about How to make a Massive bass sound using wavetable synthesis at MusicRadar.com Native Instruments' Massive synth has earned itself something of a stigma thanks to its formant-sweeping 'yoi' oscillators and general overuse in dubstep. However, its powerful wavetable oscillators can provide nasty, twisted harmonic bass sounds to suit all electronic genres, while its clever 'performer' modulation ...

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How to make a Massive bass sound using wavetable synthesis

Read more about How to make a Massive bass sound using wavetable synthesis at MusicRadar.com Native Instruments' Massive synth has earned itself something of a stigma thanks to its formant-sweeping 'yoi' oscillators and general overuse in dubstep. However, its powerful wavetable oscillators can provide nasty, twisted harmonic bass sounds to suit all electronic genres, while its clever 'performer' modulation ...

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Dale Crover and Coady Willis: 5 drum tips for double drumming

Read more about Dale Crover and Coady Willis: 5 drum tips for double drumming at MusicRadar.com Last year, you voted Crover and Willis's work on 'Talking Horse' one of the top 20 drum beats since 2000. Here the dynamic duo reveal the foundations of their work1. Don’t overthinkDale Crover: “I advise you not to do it. We’ve already done it, you can’t get any better than us! No, I’m joking. It’s odd that peopl ...

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Weekend riff: Van Halen – Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love

Read more about Weekend riff: Van Halen - Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love at MusicRadar.com Eddie Van Halen is known for some wild guitar playing but this riff is more finger friendlyIt's easiest to think of this riff as a sequence of arpeggios based on Am, F, G and C open position chords. This will help you to hear how the riff progresses harmonically as you change from note to note.The main challenge is the stri ...

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