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Do You Make These 3 Guitar Mistakes?

There are 3 mistakes most people make when they’re recording and mixing guitar In The Box… And chances are, you’re making at least one of them each time you record and mix guitar in your home studio. In this week’s video, Chris Liepe breaks down what these 3 mistakes are… And how fixing them can take your guitar sounds to the next level.   The...

Muse Guitars With Surf Sounds? Knights of Cydonia Breakdown

It’s easy to think rock guitars means just distorted, overdriven tones… But it’s much more than that. In this week’s video, Chris Liepe looks through the isolated guitar stems of Muse’s classic track, “Knights of Cydonia”… And decodes how frontman and guitarist Matt Bellamy layers unique, different guitar sounds to create complex yet rhythmic tracks…...

Artic Monkeys’ Guitar Secrets – R U Mine Breakdown

The best way to see how to produce killer rock guitars… Is to break down and recreate the same sounds and performance of a great rock track. In this week’s video, Chris Liepe decodes the sounds and performances of the Arctic Monkeys’ hit, “R U Mine”… And shows you how to recreate those same guitar sounds in the box, without any real pedals or amplifiers…...

Massive Rhythm Guitars With This

If you ever struggle to get your rhythm guitars to sound great in a mix, this new video is for you. You see, the trick to great rhythm guitar sounds isn’t to buy a new pedal, or to get a brand new amp sim plugin… It’s to use EQ, playing technique, and tone all together to create a wall of guitars just like a classic rock record. Check it out below:...

The Dark Secret Behind “Great Tone” (Guitar)

Getting great guitar tone doesn’t require an expensive guitar or a boutique pedalboard… It’s all about the fingers. But that doesn’t help anyone trying to improve their guitar tones and their overall playing. In this week’s video, Chris Liepe shows you a simple exercise you can do to start building tone in your playing… And why great guitar...

David Gilmour’s delay trick [VIDEO]

This month at the Recording Revolution, we’re going to be teaching you how to get better recordings and mixes with guitars… And in this week’s video, producer and vocal coach Chris Liepe teaches you a simple trick used by guitar players like David Gilmour and The Edge to get tight, in-the-pocket grooves for your rhythm guitar tracks. Before he became...

Produce James Bond / Pop Style Strings

You don’t need to be a string player to produce great MIDI string sounds in your songs… You just need to program the parts like a string player. In this week’s video, producer Ryan Waczek shows you how to produce great string parts, even if you’ve never touched a violin or cello in your life. You’ll see how he produced a “James Bond” style...

Simple Arrangement Techniques That WORK

In this week’s video, we’re carrying on from where we left off last week, where Recording Revolution founder Graham Cochrane showed 4 simple tricks to get a killer arrangement in a song… And he’s revealing even more arrangement techniques that keep the listener interested in repeated choruses, bridges, and more. From a sneaky vocal recording technique...

4 Tricks To Killer Arrangements

Before you start mixing, there’s a step after recording that people often forget… Sweetening. Sweetening is the stage where you listen to the raw recordings you’ve got, and add production elements to the arrangement to make sure you’re creating a pro record and not an amateur demo. However, this can be hard to learn unless you’ve been shown just...

Killer Bass Tone With 2 Stock Plugins

Getting a good bass tone isn’t easy. You’ve got to make sure there’s low end, but that it also cuts through on smaller speakers, and stands out in your mix. Plus, if your bass is a DI recording, it usually doesn’t have the tone and color of a bass guitar played through an amp. Today’s video is taken from Recording Revolution’s flagship recording...

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