We asked 30 electric violinists about their 3 favorite effects and the reasons why they prefer them.
It is important to clean up the dry sound of a musical instrument before applying any effects to it. Without a preliminary clean up, the effects will accentuate any sound defects and the final result will have a lower quality. Many effects like the noise gate and the equalizer can help you to create a wet sound.
The equalizer is an essential music tool that you need to understand in order to improve the sound of your electric violin and compositions.
Many people are a little confused and doubt the possibility of being able to play the electric violin with headphones. Let’s be clear! All electric violins can be played with headphones! No matter the brand, the pickup, the headphones… Electric violins can all be used with headphones but they do not all connect the same way.
You are the proud owner of an electric violin, but you are dissatisfied with the natural sound it produces. Let’s see how you can improve the sound of your electric violin with a few effects!
This is a question that comes up on all violinist forums, and to which we find few answers… One element keeps coming up and specifies that for electric violins it is better to opt for a bass amp, rather than a guitar or keyboard amp. What you really need to understand is how an amp works, why are there different amps for each instrument and what parameters should be considered when choosing an amp for an electric violin?
Electric violin rhymes logically with sound transformation and therefore effects. Effects are created by single pedal effects or processor effects. We compared in this article the differences and advantages of them.
Connecting an electric violin and setting up the sound system are certainly one of the most frequently-asked questions by musicians venturing into the world of electric violins. Discover how to connect your electric violins to different sound systems like headphones, PA speakers, amp or pedal effects.