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