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