Posts Tagged "effects"

History of the wah

What is the wah effect? What are its origins and history? How does the wah work? And how to use it with the bowed string instruments?

The favorite effects of 30 violinists

We asked 30 electric violinists about their 3 favorite effects and the reasons why they prefer them.

Create a wet sound for your effects chains

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.

Set up an equalizer for your violin

The equalizer is an essential music tool that you need to understand in order to improve the sound of your electric violin and compositions.

Tips to improve the sound of your electric violin

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!

Deal with interference in the audio signal

In the electric violin, as in any electrical or electro-acoustic instrument, disturbances of the sound spectrum may appear at different points in the sound chain. Discover our tips to limit larsen effect and disturbances.

Which single or multi-effects pedals should I choose for my 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.

Electric violin effects chain

An FX chain is the succession of different effects put together in order to get the sound you want. Effects chain can be applied to any musical instrument including the electric violin. What device should I use to create an effects chain? How to create an FX chain for an electric violin?