$19.99
Alfred's Teach Yourself Guitar Tone and Effects
Everything You Need to Know About Guitars, Amps, and Effects
By Tobias Hurwitz, Ethan Fiks, and Vivian Clement
Item: 00-39392
UPC: 038081441603
ISBN 10: 0739090763
ISBN 13: 9780739090763
PRICE: $19.99
Series: Teach Yourself Series
Category: Guitar Reference
Format: Book & CD
Instrument: Guitar
This book & CD package features clear instruction on how to achieve the tones and effects of your favorite guitarists including an in-depth breakdown of effects pedals and processors, sample licks (in the style of Tom Morello, Joe Satriani, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Michael Angelo Batio, and others), ways to create unusual sounds, ways to replicate sounds of other instruments, home studio basics, plus it covers the various types of guitars, amps, speakers, and cabinets. The included CD demonstrates all of the examples and sounds.

Upon completion of this book, you’ll be able to attain virtually any tone you’re looking for (whether playing live or recording in a studio), simulate the sounds of famous guitarists past and present, and create a variety of special effects that will blow your audiences away.
TITLE COMPOSER
Tone: The Big Picture
Elephant's Roar
Seagulls
The Electric Guitar
The Science of Sound
About Block Diagrams
About the Order of Effects
Talking Cat
Whale
CHAPTER 2 -- WHERE IT ALL STARTS
CHAPTER 10 -- OTHER INSTRUMENTS
Stratocasters and Strat-Style Guitars
The Gibson Les Paul Archtops
More Guitars
Pickups
Cellos (Or Other Strings)
String Thing in A
A Simple Oscillator
Bonus Effect: Siren
Amplification
Electronic Kick/Snare
Speedster
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 8 -- SYNTHETIC SOUNDS
Feedback
Growls
Squeals
CHAPTER 1 -- THE BASICS
CHAPTER 9 -- THE ANIMAL KINGDOM
The Jimi Hendrix Sound
The Carlos Santana Sound
The Kurt Cobain Sound
The Joe Satriani Sound
Reverb
Delay/Echo
Flanger
Spotlight on Adrian Belew
Other Artists Not to Miss
CHAPTER 12 -- CREATING YOUR OWN HOME STUDIO
Wah
Auto-Wah/Envelope Follower
Phase Shifter
Direct Recording
CHAPTER 13 -- RECORDING YOUR INSTRUMENTS
Microphones 101
Hush-2
Compressors and Limiters
Equalizers
Ring Modulator
How to Mic Amps for Electric Guitars
Conclusion
The Michael Angelo Batio Sound
The Tom Morello Sound
The John Frusciante Sound
CHAPTER 6 -- MORE ON EFFECTS
Chorus
Flanger
Delay
Reverb
The Eddie Van Halen Sound
The Stevie Ray Vaughan Sound
The Randy Rhoads Sound
The Metallica Sound
The Boston Sound
The Combo Amp
The Stack
The Rack System
Distortion
Noise Gates
Mic Techniques
Chorus
Setting Up Your Studio
DJ Record Scratch
Synthesizer Pad
Steel Drums (Pans)
Panned Out
Boutique Amps
CHAPTER 3 -- SPEAKERS AND CABINETS
Cabinets
Cones
Open Back or Closed Back?
Sitar
CHAPTER 4 -- PEDALS, PROCESSORS, AND WHAT THEY DO
Fuzz
Distortion
Bagpipes
Amazing Grace
CHAPTER 11 -- ARTISTS TO CHECK OUT
Overdrive
Spotlight on Vinnie Bell
Compressor
Ring Modulator
Pitch Shifter
Wrap Up
CHAPTER 7 -- EVERYDAY SOUNDS
Octaver/Harmonizer
Tremolo/Vibrato
Artificial Loads
Exciter/Enhancer
Guitar Synthesizer
Multi-Effects
Licks Used in This Chapter
Organ
(Slap) Bass
Basic Fake Bass
Modeling Amps
Chimes
Creaky Door
Big Bell
Jet Take-Off
Coyote Falls Off Cliff
E-Bow
CHAPTER 5 -- THE SOUNDS OF LEGENDARY PLAYERS
Talk Box