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Recording Digitally: 7 Helpers for Guitarists

by Rich Tozzoli Whether you’re on your laptop running freeware or laying down tracks on a $75,000 digital rig, take a few tips on computer-based recording. ...

Amps vs. Amp Simulators

by Rich Tozzoli By now you’ve probably had a chance to run your guitar through one or more of the available amp simulators on the market. With hardware and s...

7 Cool iPhone Apps for Guitarists

As some of you may already know, we have developed a killer iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch app for guitarists, including video guitar lessons, tab, and notation -...

7 Killer Guitar Gizmos You MUST Have

I’ve met some purists who claim the only gear they need is their guitar and amplifier. I don’t trust those people. Gear isn’t about what you need, gear is about...

Happy New Year!

We’ve had a great time launching TrueFire’s blog this past year, and the feedback we’ve received from players around the world has been nothing short of inspiri...

Direct-to-Fan Distribution

There was no single blow that killed the record industry's business model, but it never recovered once artists gained the capability to sell and distribute thei...

Yes, Master

“Mastering Engineer” — an industry job shrouded by a magical black veil of intrigue and mystery. Who are these guys? What do they do behind those closed doors t...

Top 50 Hardest Working Guitarists – Part 3

The list must go on! Here are 10 more incredibly hard-working, talented, downright awesome guitarists from TrueFire's stable of educators (listed in alphabetica...

Internet Bands: How to Record Around the World

The Web has changed not only music commerce, but music creation and production as well. The pairing of broadband lines and computer-based recording has made for...

Wednesday’s Daily Kindling

Fuel for the Fire: Answer this: Should a record be a picture of where you are now, or of all the places you could just as likely be? Musings: Gibson Gu...