Guitar Scales Cheat Sheet

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I wanted to post this just to have a quick guide up for a reference when needing a different scale pattern to use on the fly. This info came from a variety of sources that I found while browsing around the other day. So, Let’s start with the basic patterns for the main scales everyone […]

Danelectro “Mini” Guitar Effects

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Danelectro is a company that used to make amplifiers for electric guitars back in the 40’s-50’s before going into manufacturing their own line of guitars, basses and effects. The effects that they make are well known for having a great clean crisp tone, here’s a snippet from their wikipedia page: Danelectro Mini Effects Pedals “Today, […]

Dod Death Metal Distortion Pedal

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DOD released the FX86 Death Metal by early 1994, probably at the same time as the FX33 Buzz Box. Designed for use with guitar or bass, the FX86 was painted solid black with a blood-red splatter finish befitting its name. The FX86 was unique among DOD’s distortion pedals in that it featured three bands of […]

Bass V-Amp Pro Setup Tips

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The Bass V-Amp Pro is a rack mounted effects and amp modeler that gives out some great clean tones that can be used for Bass, Guitar, Keyboard or even Vocals. I’ve recently started playing with mine more and after looking around online I found two guides from a guy named Charlie that have some awesome […]

Billie Jean Bass Tab

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Here’s the bass tab for Mikey J’s classic song, Billi Jean. Everyone knows the bassline for this song, it’s just that popular. It’s really easy to play and once you get the hang of it, you can break off into your own runs on the in-betweens. RIFF.1 (in F#)

Autotune T-Pain Effect

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Antares Autotune is a program developed to help smooth out vocal recording to fix small tonal errors of warping or varying off key.  It can also be used as an effect when done properly such as by Cher or T-Pain.  To get that robotic, tinny, computerized sound, you just have to play with the settings […]