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Series Capacitors Cut Low End

08 Jan

Just a few years into playing guitar, and simultaneously learning about electronics, I was experimenting with all sorts of ways to get different sounds from my electric guitar. I had a tiny transistorized practice amp that had a great fuzz sound when cranked all the way up. Probably less than a watt. But I knew […]

Fix that Boring Pick!

01 Jan

On my quest for interesting guitar sounds, I found that I liked brighter, shimmering tones at times, and more muted tones for softer passages. Experimenting with picks was fun. I tried all sorts of materials from brass to aluminum, to steel, various plastics… basically anything I could cut into the shape of a pick. Laminating […]