You are a story writer. Your guitar is your pen and your tone is your font. It is nice to have a comfortable pen and a font that matches the theme of your story. But what matters the most is the story you tell and how you tell it.
Öncelikle; Compressor'un ne olduğunu bilmiyorsanız How I Use Compressors başlıklı yazıma göz atmanızı öneriyorum. Compressor; 1:2 veya 1:4 modunda düşük Ratio ile kullanıldığında ve sesi açıldığında, düşük sesli notaları yükseltme ve yüksek sesli notaları kısma özelliği sayesinde dinamik aralığı daraltır. Daha dengeli ve eşit bir ses dağılımı sağlar. Limiter; 1:10 veya 1:20 gibi yüksek bir … Continue reading Limiter, Compressor Olur Mu?
There are a lot of things to check during a new bass purchase. I want to share some of the most significant things that I look for. Each bass comes from a different set of trees, and have different wood / resonance / sound qualities. Basses from the same brand & model may wildly differ … Continue reading Essential Checks on a New Bass Purchase
If you are using a passive instrument, such as a guitar or passive bass, a buffer is arguably one of the most important pedals to get a good sound. Passive instruments typically provide a high-impedance output. This means that; as the length of the cable(s) between your guitar & amp increases, your tone quality decreases. … Continue reading How I Use Buffer Pedals
In this post, I will share my subjective opinion on pedal companies. Obviously, every company has exceptionally good / bad pedals. The list below contains my impression of their average / common products. Multi-effect units typically lack a high quality sounds; therefore, this article is limited with single effect pedals that I have personally used … Continue reading Pedal Brand Ranking
In this post, I will share my opinions on the reasons why some guitars are significantly more expensive than others. I will also discuss if high price is correlated to a high quality, and if low price is correlated to a low quality. Why Expensive? Producing some of the most expensive basses on the market, … Continue reading Surplus of Expensive Guitars
Bir aile dostumuzun 8 yaşındaki oğlu, elektro gitara başlamak istiyormuş. Kısa bir piyasa araştırması sonucu, şu anda piyasada bulunan gitarlardan uygun olduğunu düşündüklerimi çıkardım. Genel Bilgiler Seçilen mağazaya gitmeden önce arayıp stok sormakta fayda var; bakmak istenen gitar ellerinde olmasa bile 1-2 güne getirtiyorlar deneyebilmek için. Aşağıda hem küçültülmüş, hem de yetişkin boyda gitarlar seçtim. … Continue reading 8 Yaş İçin Elektro Gitar
Here is my quick, dirty and shameless cheat sheet for jazz modes; which can be applied to guitar and bass. Guide for minor oriented modes: Find the root note on the top string. Example: A. Move two frets up (reaching G), and play the major scale (G major). Those notes build up the A Dorian … Continue reading Jazz Modes Guitar Cheat Sheet
Although I love my Jazz Bass, one of its typical problems was buzzing me off every now and then. Yes, I’m talking about the single coil hum, which is also known as the 60-cycle hum. In plain English; most jazz basses will produce a hum when you emphasize / solo one of the pickups. But … Continue reading Single Coil Hum
Many musicians (including me) buy & sell & trade pedals more than they would like to admit. I occasionally get questions about how & why to choose a pedal. To make things easier, I would like to follow the Two Factor Theory approach and categorize the pedals into two main categories. Hygiene Pedals Those are … Continue reading Effect Pedal Purchase Guide