How to Play Ambient Guitar Part 5 – Ambient Leads with Distortion

Learn how to create a great sounding ambient lead tone using a compressor, distortion, volume pedal and delay!

After you follow the steps in the video to get your lead tone, practice with some jam tracks I’ve put together for you as a free download!

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Recreate a Yamaha UD-Stomp Patch with Logic Pro X Plugins and Presets

Learn how to recreate patches from the Allan Holdsworth inspired Yamaha UD-Stomp with Logic Pro X and it’s powerful set of plugins and presets. No hardware effects were used to create these sounds!

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Create Ambient Soundscapes with Logic Pro X Plugins and Presets

Learn how to create haunting ambient guitar soundscapes with Logic Pro X and it’s powerful set of plugins and presets. No hardware effects were used to create these sounds!

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Analog Tape Shootout #4 – Copy a Full Band Digital Mix to Tape: Is It Magic?

This is the 4th in a series of digital to analog comparisons. In this episode, I bounce/copy a full band digital mix to my Tascam A3440 tape deck, then copy the audio back to the computer and compare the results. Does the tape processed mix get some of that tape “magic/mystique”? You decide!

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Create Ambient Soundscapes with a Convolution Reverb

In this video, we look at how almost any piece of audio can be loaded into a convolution reverb plugin and be used to create cool ambient soundscapes!

 

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Analog Tape Shootout #3 – Copy/Bounce Digital to Tape

This is the 3rd in a series of digital to analog comparisons. In this episode, I bounce/copy a digital recording to my Tascam A3440 tape deck, copy that back to the computer and compare the results. 5 different recordings. 5 different sounds!

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Download a Logic Pro X Ambient Guitar Project!

So there I was, creating a test recording with Logic Pro X, working with some of the presets and stock plugins to achieve some ambient guitar tones. As always, I discovered some interesting ambient guitar tones. I decided to make a video showing how the project was created AND make the project available for download here. Check out the video, and then fill out the form below to download the project and play around with it! I’ve included all the audio tracks in addition to the exact settings that I use in the video. Have fun!

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