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Tone: it's the concept that gear-obsessed guitarists discuss more than any other and the ETone ManualE is the first book to take this hallowed concept seriously. In the course of breaking down the individual components of the electric guitar rig the book both examines the ingredients in any given piece of equipment that contribute to superior or inferior sound and offers tips on improving and making the most of the gear you've already got a all with reference to interviews with name artists and manufacturers.THTHIn addition the ETone ManualE discusses the evolution of the guitarist's concept of good tone. It provides an extensive guide to recorded examples of playing generally considered tonally superior citing examples from the early days of electric jazz blues country and rock and roll; from the classic rock blues rock and heavy rock heyday of the late 1960s and early '70s; and from myriad contemporary artists.THTHThroughout the ETone ManualE a series of more than 30 Tone Tips will offer quick digestible practical info bites to help readers improve their sound and better understand their equipment. The ETone ManualE also includes a cover-mounted CD.
|Publication date:||1st April 2011|
|Publisher:||Backbeat Books an imprint of Hal Leonard Corporation|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Techniques of music / music tutorials,|
Dave Hunter is a musician, writer and editor. He has contributed to numerous publications and TV and radio documentaries, and is a leading reviewer of guitar amplification. His best selling books include the Interactive Fender Bible, Guitar Rigs, The Guitar Amp Handbook, Guitar Effects, Play Acoustic and the Totally Interactive Guitar Bible.More About Dave Hunter