to the OnlineRock Technology Department. Here, youll
find information on some of the most current, innovative
and practical technology available to musicians. Check back
from time to time as well be expanding our reviews
and updating the section as new products become available.
Using Online Movies to Promote Your Music Career -
Movies placed on your website, Facebook, or any number of online video sites can increase your exposure immensely and boost your career. But, maybe you think video is too complicated, expensive, or doesn’t provide a return on investment. Certainly, if you think of your band as a business —and you should if you want to make a living playing music — then return on investment is important.
Electric Guitar Clinic: Would you like single coils or humbuckers with that? -
In this article we will take a look at some of the differences between Humbucking pickups and Single Coil pickups, both technically and tonally.
Mac vs. PC: Shootout at the DAW Corral -
Whatever OS you are most comfortable with, whatever environment you can make stable and responsive to your particular needs, is the one you should use.
Pick Light Show -
Where would the greatest guitarists in modern music be
without their favorite tool, the guitar pick? Now the guitar
pick is no longer just a tool, it's part of the show.
Guide on Buying Effects Pedals - Are you thinking
about buying effects pedals for your guitar? In this
article you'll learn about the different types of effects
and how they work by Nikki O'Neill.
6 Announces Bass PODXT Live- The Bass
PODXT Live is a multi-effect floor processor that provides
premium bass tone and professional features in one rugged,
Workbench - A combination
USB interface and software package that gives Variax
500 and 700 owners the tools to easily create and
store custom guitar models.
Talk: The Stratocaster vs. The Les Paul -
There are other guitars to be sure, but these are
the primary weapons.
Product Review - The
software has extensive reporting capabilities, including several
different versions of track sheets.
Question: Tube or Solid State? - The
Virtual Musician tackles the age-old question as
to what amplifier is best for you.
First Modeling Bass, Line 6 Varaix Bass 700 - Instant
access to 24 in-demand bass sounds ranging from vintage
and modern instrument models to acoustic upright
Product Review - Every
trade has its tools and Lyricist quickly demonstrated itself
to be an efficient and well-designed technological means to
a creative end for songwriters.
Recording Software - You
can record and playback a virtually unlimited number of audio
and MIDI tracks, depending on your computer’s speed.
To The Beat Of E-Drums - Todays electronic
drums will fatten your chops, broaden your technique and lead
to more imaginative playing, by Bruce Shutan.
Roland VS-1680 - The Roland VS-1680 is a sixteen-track
tabletop hard disk recording workstation that really should
be called a recording "workhorse".
Recording Studio - It can (and should!)
be a very rewarding experience and it really is the
best way to make your songs sound just like you hear
them in your head.
Feedback -Do feedback problems hinder your live
sound? Here are a couple of solutions from Richard DeMartini.
Crossroads - Is the Internet music
revolution is over or is the Internet music revolution
The Pod - A
guitar amplifier simulator/cabinet simulator/effects
wrapped in one
neat package reviewed by Chris Gieseke.
Home Studio 8 - There's no easier way to turn
your PC into a home recording studio.
Your Sound - The eye that seeks the
flower in the garden never finds it but you can with
the help of the Virtual Musician
- If youve always thought there has to be an easier
way to write songs... Its called TablEdit