Articles in Category: Recording Techniques

Eric Valentine's Electric Guitars — Queens Of The Stone Age

Sound On Sound magazine


In this episode, LA-based producer Eric Valentine (Queens Of The Stone Age, Slash) recreates the guitar sound from QOTSA's unique 2002 album, Songs for the Deaf. We look at every link in the chain from tuning and guitar choice through to amp settings, pedals, mic selection and post-processing.

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Vance Powell: Recording Rock

Sound On Sound magazine


Trouble viewing? Try on a laptop or desktop computer. Grammy-winning producer/engineer Vance Powell (Jack White, Seasick Steve, Chris Stapleton) welcomes us to Sputnik Sound in Nashville to show us how he recorded a track for rock act Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown.
Over the course of this in-depth video tutorial Vance explains his decisive production approach and deconstructs the track ‘Loaded Dice & Buried Money’, demonstrating the recording and mixing techniques employed to craft a huge rock sound from a band playing together in a room.