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