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Gear Porn: Clever Gear Rocks Pinterest

** WARNING ** This is pure, GAS inducing gear porno. I collected a bunch of the most intriguing, innovative, experimentally designed gear on Pinterest. I'm keeping the Pinterest page constantly updated so check back often for even more lust. Feel free to recommend or suggest any new piece of gear you'd like to see pinned. … Continue reading Gear Porn: Clever Gear Rocks Pinterest

A Little Thunder Guitar Pickup

A Little Thunder 2.0 – Bass Sounds for Guitar

Guitar Pickup technology is not rocket science. It's a tried and true system that remained largely unchanged since the introduction of active pickups in the late 70s - although most of today's guitarists prefer much earlier versions, i.e. one of the infinite reinterpretations of the single coil, P90 or humbucker pickups that were invented in … Continue reading A Little Thunder 2.0 – Bass Sounds for Guitar

TheoryBoard

Theory Board makes music theory easy.. and much more

There are countless ways to learn music theory out there. You know - chords, intervals, scales, arpeggios.. that kind of stuff. Most of them are (let's be frank) quite boring, old or just not interactive, making the process of learning a very difficult and tedious one. Worst of all, however, none of the theory methods, … Continue reading Theory Board makes music theory easy.. and much more

Blue Mic Spark SL

Blue Spark SL Test with Acoustic Guitars Part 2 – STEREO

Lately, I've been experimenting a lot with the Spark SL Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone. Overall, I am extremely pleased with its performance, both with acoustic guitars and vocals. At 195€ I think it is one of the best bang for the bug pieces of gear I ever purchased. Fact is, i bought two in order to … Continue reading Blue Spark SL Test with Acoustic Guitars Part 2 – STEREO

Halloween Sound Generator

Deserted Soundscapes Generator for Creepy Halloween Sounds

This is my "treat" AND trick for Halloween. In the night where all fears and phantoms are celebrated, you need a proper soundtrack. You could choose among the thousands and thousands of Halloween playlists on Spotify or other streaming services, but, in pure Clever Gear fashion, it's WAY cooler to create your own. How can … Continue reading Deserted Soundscapes Generator for Creepy Halloween Sounds

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7 FREE Virtual Instruments I Recommend

Virtual Instruments are pieces of software that allow you to play an instrument without relying or owning any physical hardware. They have internal sound engines (which can be modelling, synthesis or sample based) and are able to generate sounds and music. Most of them are usually controlled though some kind of MIDI (wired or wireless) input. Let's … Continue reading 7 FREE Virtual Instruments I Recommend

Blue Mic Spark SL

Blue Spark SL Condenser Microphone Quick Test with Acoustic Guitars

Blue's new Spark SL Large Diaphragm Condenser Mic is the entry level model of the world famous, award winning "bottle" design microphone whose higher end versions are vastly used in professional studios worldwide. Blue Mics are renowned for they warm full, yet detailed sound. Their flagship iconic blue valve mic lists for around €4k. The … Continue reading Blue Spark SL Condenser Microphone Quick Test with Acoustic Guitars

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9 FREE Plug-ins I Recommend: Effects

Music production and recording nowadays largely relies on the use of Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) and plug-ins. Plug ins can be roughly split into two categories: Virtual Instruments Effects Virtual instruments can either be used to mimic real instruments by employing software (modelling or sampling based) or can be new types of instruments altogether, and … Continue reading 9 FREE Plug-ins I Recommend: Effects