Blending Sterile & Messy Guitar Tones

On this edition of Ask a Producer, we’ve enlisted Arthur Rizk (producer for Power Trip and Inquisition and guitarist for Sumerlands and Eternal Champion) to discuss an important, oft-overlooked subject in the recording arts: blending awesome guitar tones with crappy ones.

Often, engineers and bands focus on getting the best kind of guitar tone – but the end goal of this pursuit is to create a unique overall sound. Arthur shares some interesting insights on the process, so check it out:

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Max is a senior editor and producer of Gear Gods and member of the collective Party Smasher Inc. He studies jazz composition and improvisation in New York City.