Jay Graydon

ColumnsRecording Guitars - Get the Signal?
The most basic element of recording is the signal path.
ColumnsUsing 2 or More Mics for the Guitar Amp Speaker(s), Part 6
This article is the second installment on using a mic on the guitar amp (close-miked as usual) and o
ColumnsUsing Amp Modelers and Chained Effects, Part 1
In this era, amp modeling is a way to get many amp sounds in one box.
ColumnsUsing Amp Modelers and Chained Effects - Part 2
This article will not use any analog routing just digital routing.
ColumnsDialing in the Sound of a Jazz Guitar
 In the third installment of this column, the article titled "Recording the Guitar -  Part
ColumnsDialing in the Sound of a Distorted Guitar
In the third installment of this column, the article titled "Recording the Guitar -  Part 3 Mik
ColumnsDialing in Clean Lead Sounds
In my last article I explained the mixer and recorder setup for tracking and EQing the guitar for cl
ColumnsTracking Clean Rhythm Sounds
Dialing In The Guitar Sound for "Clean" (Non Distorted) rhythm playing for Pop, Rock, Country and an
ColumnsBaffling and Isolating Your Amp
I know you're eager to jump right to the recording process, but before you can hit that red record b
ColumnsWorking With Headphones
The Advantage:When monitoring over control room speakers, the distance from the speakers to the guit
ColumnsRecording the Guitar Direct - Part 2
OK, in the last article we had plugged the guitar into the direct box and the direct box output into
ColumnsRecording the Guitar Direct - Part 3
This article is on EQ for melodies and solos regarding the guitar direct.
ColumnsDialing in Chord Melody Style for Solo Electric Guitar
In the third installment of this column, the article titled "Recording the Guitar - Part 3 - Miking
ColumnsMic'ing the Guitar Amp
Now that we have the best mic position set and the mic stand and cable is anchored down and the amp
ColumnsUsing 2 or More Mics for the Guitar Amp Speaker(s), Part 5
This article is on using a close mic on the guitar amp and one or more room mics.
ColumnsRecording the Guitar Direct - Part 1
The direct guitar sound needs major EQ help most of the time since the mixer path is not voiced for
ColumnsDialing in a Crunch Guitar Sound
In the third installment of this column, the article titled "Recording the Guitar -  Part 3 Mic
ColumnsMicrophones Explained
This is the first in a series of columns on recording the guitar and recording in general.
ColumnsRecording the Guitar Direct - Part 4
Be sure to read the previous article - Part 3 - before continuing onto this next segment.OK, we now
ColumnsRecording the Guitar Direct - Part 5
In the previous edition of this column, Recording the Guitar, Part 3 (Part 27 of the series), we lef
ColumnsRecording the Guitar Direct - Part 6
Please be sure to read through, Recording the Guitar Part 5, before continuing onto this next segmen
ColumnsRecording the Guitar Direct - Part 7
In the last article, Recording the Guitar, Part 6 - we covered the comb filtering fix before recordi
ColumnsComb Filtering - Part 2
Be sure to read Part 1 - before jumping into Part 2Important!
ColumnsComb Filtering - Part 3
IMPORTANT - You should read Part 2 for important details as both articles directly relate.Here is th
ColumnsCompressing the Guitar Signal on the Mixer - Part 1
Around 90 percent of the time, we want to compress the guitar, and for a few reasons.
ColumnsCompressing the Guitar Signal on the Mixer - Part 2
Be sure to read Part 1 before continuing onto this next segmentIn the last article, I forgot to ment
ColumnsCompressing the Guitar Signal on the Mixer - Part 3
Be sure to read Part 2 before continuing onto this next segment.This is a trick I use if I want majo
ColumnsWorking Around a Level Mismatch
The following applies to all analog outboard gear and digital outboard gear that allow analog routin
ColumnsUsing 2 or More Mics for The Guitar Amp Speaker(s) - Part 2
This article is on using two or more mics on one or more speakers miking in front of the speaker(s).
ColumnsUsing 2 or More Mics for The Guitar Amp Speaker(s) - Part 3
This article is on using three or more mics on three separate speakers miking in front of the speake
ColumnsUsing 2 or More Mics for The Guitar Amp Speaker(s) - Part 4
This article is on using two amps and speaker bottoms with a twist the 2nd amp and speaker bottom is