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The Studio SOS Book by Dave Lockwood, Hugh Robjohns, Paul White

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Chapter Nine

Electric Guitar and Bass

One thing that has surprised us during our many Studio SOS visits is the number of home studio owners who play guitar as their primary instrument. It is often assumed that keyboard players are the ones who take most naturally to computer recording techniques, mainly because they were at the leading edge of the widespread adoption of MIDI, which revolutionised music production from the mid-80s onwards, but we’ve come across home studios with high powered Marshall stacks set up in cupboards underneath the stairs, innumerable Line 6 POD processors, and even a band trying to record two large guitar stacks and a bass amp in a small garden shed alongside a miked drum kit! It is probably fair to say that there are ...

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