Evolution of guitar effects

I received many questions regarding my 20th song called "Smooth Operator". Most of the questions were about the use of guitar effects, that could be heard throughout the song. In this article you will see (and hear) the evolution of those effects in all its glory and learn why they matter in creating a sense of reaslism to your sound.

All the effects you will hear and read about in this article will be stacked upon each other. By the end of the article, all the effects used in the final cut of the track will be present.

Hurry up and click below to get to the first page and see how it's done in Reason version 7.

Next page (quantizing)

Playing with Effects

My 20th song called "Smooth Operator".

How to get from...

1. A plain and unpolished riff

To here...?

2. A polished riff with effects

Copyright Tyberium 2021 © All Rights Reserved