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Making Your Solos Stand Out – part 2

If you have a good sound engineer, he can push up the fader for you when it's time for your solo.

This is the second part of my two-part article about the options we soloists have for being heard above the din when it’s our time to shine. In the first part I covered some of the more tried-and-true methods for boosting a solo: the guitar volume, switching pickups, and using an overdrive, distortion, or compressor pedal. In this part, we will explore some of the more refined, “professional” options for making your solo stand out. Continue reading

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Eliminating ‘Wolf Tones’

Pickup Adjustment

Throughout the evolution of the electric guitar, players have continually searched for more. More volume, more sustain, more gain, more tone. Some methods are better at achieving it than others, and some can actually hurt your sound if you’re not … Continue reading

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Lance Harvill from Arms Of The Sun gets his crunch from Seymour Duncan

Seymour Duncan Artists, Arms of the Sun

Lance Harvill is a singer/songwriter/guitarist from Dallas, Texas. Aside from fronting vocals and guitar for the rock band, Arms Of The Sun. Lance writes music for television and film and his music can be heard on such shows as Pawn … Continue reading

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