Saturday, April 2, 2011

The Week In Review

Here's the articles from the week of March 28 to April 1st.

"Don't Stop Believin'" - Journey Song Analysis
There are few songs from the 80's that have had the impact or longevity of Journey's "Don't Stop Believin,'" which was requested for song analysis by long-time reader HF. Surprisingly, the song may be more popular today than it ever was when it was first released in 1981........ Read More...

The Quick And Easy Effects Setup
Ever wondered what effects to dial in so things sound good during tracking without getting into your head turned around by the infinite possibilities available? Here's a quick and easy setup that will sound great.... Read More...

Busting Some Soundproofing Myths
Before you can look at some accepted ways to improve your isolation, it’s important to look at all the things that won’t work. In this excerpt from The Studio Builder’s Handbook (written with Dennis Moody) is a list of various materials that you’ll often see attached to the walls of a space in hopes of increasing the isolation, but although they won't help very much at all. Read More...

"Refugee" - Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers Song Analysis
Reader Henry Y asked for a song analysis of the song that broke Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - "Refugee." The song was from their 1979 multi-platinum classic Damn The Torpedos LP that was TP's first Top 10.... Read More...

The Essence Of Guitar Tone
Beyond the basic body style, there are quite a number of elements that go into giving an acoustic guitar its sound. Here's an excerpt from The Ultimate Guitar Tone Handbook (co-authored with Rich Tozzoli), that shows why the kind of wood that the guitar is made from makes such a big difference. Read More...


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1 comment:

Factory Yoyo said...

Great stuff, Bobby. Keep it coming!

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