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Getting the Sounds, Classic Guitar Effects
Getting the Sounds Classic Guitar Effects
Actor: Nick Nolan
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Special Interests, Educational
NR     2001

In this DVD, Nick Nolan, the Musician's Institute's rock expert, explains how to use all the most popular effects, like compression, distortion, chorus, digital delay and many more. Special DVD features include additional ...  more »


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Actor: Nick Nolan
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Special Interests, Educational
Sub-Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Special Interests, Educational
Studio: Warner Brothers Pub.
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 12/04/2001
Release Year: 2001
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

A great How-To guide to the world of effects
Joe Crescenzi | Staten Island, NY USA | 05/12/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"How many times have you listened to a record and wondered "How did they make a guitar sound like that?" or have you walked into a guitar store and said "What does that gadget do?" Well, this DVD does exactly that. It shows you what each major type of effect is, and how it works.I was a total guitar novice when I ordered this DVD. After I watched the DVD, was able to truly understand what they were talking about and knew exactly what effects were for me."
Great advice for beginners from a master craftsman
BabyBoomer | Toronto, Canada | 10/14/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"If you're fairly new to guitar sounds, overwhelmed by all the pedal choices on the market, and (like me) reluctant to try any out in a music store, this DVD gives you some great insights into how the basic pedals - overdrive, chorus, compressor, wah wah and others - sound and work. I now understand for the first time how I might be able to get some of my favourite guitar sounds from just a few basic pedals.

And Nick Nolan is definitely the guy to show you. Not only is he a jaw-droppingly good guitar player (really, forget effects, I'd keep this video just to try to pick up some playing tips), but he also explains it all in a very clear and helpful way. All skill and knowledge, and zero rock star attitude. Very professional, very helpful, and very inspiring."