There are many brands of guitar shielding paint & tape available for purchase, and they are both relatively inexpensive. We are going to take a close look at each to see if one is any better than the other when used as an RF filter to reduce the static and hiss present in your guitar signal, especially when using single-coil pickups.
When it comes to recording guitar, there is no right or wrong way to go about it.
When I first started recording, I was overwhelmed by the number of techniques available to me. But, after a month of working at a professional recording studio, I realized it was best to begin with tried-and-true techniques before getting too deep into experimentation. Here are a few of the guitar amp microphone techniques that have worked well for me in most situations…
If you’re looking to shield your guitar from RF interference to reduce the amount of hiss present in your signal, we’re about to show you an inexpensive way to make DIY guitar shielding paint that looks great and gets the job done. There are many brands of premade shielding paint available, as well as several metal tapes that work well, as shields.
Today we’ll discuss our Lollar pickup installation guide, to help you install any type of pick up that Lollar creates. Whether it be single-coils, vintage P90s, or modern humbuckers, we have you covered. This easy reference explains which wires go where, and includes illustrations that will make the instructions even easier to follow.
As guitarists, we often spend time obsessing over guitar modifications to enhance our sound.
Sure, you can spend a ton of money on cutting-edge guitar pedals, screaming pickups, and bridges that provide sustain for days, though when upgrading your guitar, why not start with one of the simplest and most inexpensive upgrades out there?
I’m talking about locking tuners. Continue reading “Tyler’s Top 3 Locking Tuners for Electric Guitar”
In this post, we are going to attempt to show you how to install every kind of Lindy Fralin guitar pickup with our Fralin Installation Guide. We’ll cover installing modern single-coil and humbuckers as well as vintage P90, and PAF style pickups. We’ve also included illustrations to show you the wiring schematic of each pickup in different types of guitars.
Continue reading “Fralin Pickups — The Ultimate Installation Guide”
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Today we are going to create a Gibson 61 wiring diagram. The pickup for the Gibson 61 is a humbucker that has one slightly overwound coil that creates a unique tone, compared to other humbuckers. These pickups are reverse Burstbusters, which you might be familiar with. They are also quite similar to the Gibson ’59 Tribute and the Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates.
This time we are going to illustrate a DiMarzio Bluesbucker wiring diagram, to guide you through an installation of this unique humbucker. The Bluesbucker sounds like a P90, so you get the vintage tone in a silent, humbucker design. It uses technology that helps the pickup see narrower string window than standard humbuckers, which makes it a little more responsive to your playing. Continue reading “DiMarzio Bluesbucker Wiring Diagram”
In this guide, we are going to show you how to wire any DiMarzio pickup into any style guitar. We’ll cover everything from a single coil to a humbucker, so you can use it as the ultimate DiMarzio Installation Guide. If you like DiMarzio pickups and see yourself installing different models, this guide is for you. Continue reading “DiMarzio — The Ultimate Installation Guide”