Tag: digital pedalboard

  • Kaki King Will ‘Never Go Back to a Pedalboard.’ Here’s Why

    Kaki King Will ‘Never Go Back to a Pedalboard.’ Here’s Why

    In the above video, featured in our free online course, Digital Pedalboards with Kaki King, our instructor, guitarist and composer Kaki King, shares her reasons for making the switch to a digital pedalboard, after years of touring around with a full rig of hardware. Here, she’s using Apple’s MainStage 3 software with a MIDI trigger pedal […]

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  • Let Kaki King Walk You Through Her Live Electronics Setup

    Let Kaki King Walk You Through Her Live Electronics Setup

    In Kaki King’s brand-new, free course for Soundfly, Digital Pedalboards, she takes us through why she decided to make the switch to a digital pedalboard, how she makes use of this new, more compact electronics setup, and some helpful tips for how to customize the tech for our own use. Kaki’s setup involves only five pieces of gear. […]

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  • Using Effects to Transform the Sonic Contours of Your Electronic Drum Pad

    Using Effects to Transform the Sonic Contours of Your Electronic Drum Pad

    Musicians today use audio effects for literally everything. Guitarists, keyboardists, vocalists, saxophonists, you name it. Effects play a huge role in defining your personal sound to achieve the exact, desired impact no matter what instrument or genre you play. Yet, in my experience, drummers tend to be wariest of using effects processing in a live setting. […]

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  • Bang for Your Buck in a Box: A Rainbow of Great Guitar Pedals Under $200

    Bang for Your Buck in a Box: A Rainbow of Great Guitar Pedals Under $200

    With the explosion of boutique guitar pedal manufacturers in recent years, there’s never been a better time to get that certain sound under your stage toes. But it’s also in the nature of specialty pedals to be, well, specialized. In addition to being less versatile, they also tend to be a bit more expensive. Here […]

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  • Learn to Use a Digital Pedalboard Alongside Kaki King

    Learn to Use a Digital Pedalboard Alongside Kaki King

    New course announcement! Today, we’re launching a brand-new, free course with one of our absolute favorite guitarists on the planet (we are not alone), Kaki King, and no, it’s not a course in guitar shreddery. In this course, Digital Pedalboards with Kaki King, we take a deep dive into how and why she uses the Apple MainStage 3 […]

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  • The Ins and Outs of Recording Your Guitar “Direct In”

    The Ins and Outs of Recording Your Guitar “Direct In”

    + Learning to record and mix at home? Check out Soundfly’s acclaimed online courses on mixing, production, and beat making — Subscribe for unlimited access. Cranky neighbors. A dearth of suitable space to stack amps. A shortage of cash. There are any number of obvious and legitimate reasons for learning to record your electric guitar tracks direct […]

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