New Guitar Plug-In To Be Unveiled at NAMM 2019

We are looking forward to showing you our new creation! It will be unveiled at the NAMM Show next week! Stop by our booth #16300 to check it out, or keep connected on Facebook, twitter, Instagram or this blog!

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The Guitar Contest that goes to 11: solos selected for the final jury

As announced earlier, we have counted the number of YouTube likes on December 1st to select the 10 videos which are now currently been examined by the jury. Well, there are actually 11 videos since the last two had the same number of likes!

The YouTube playlist has been sorted accordingly (the first 11 are selected for the final countdown).

The jury, composed of Martin Miller, Jean Fontanille, Hans Van Even and the Blue Cat Audio team will now vote for the top 4 entries who will win a prize. The winners should be announced shortly, keep connected!

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It’s Time To Vote For the Best Guitar Solo!

Many thanks to the candidates who have submitted their entry to the Blue Cat Audio guitar contest! We have created a YouTube playlist that lists all entries.

Please vote for your favorite solos (like the videos on YouTube) before December 1st! The first 10 candidates will be chosen for the final selection, and Martin Miller, Jean Fontanille, Hans Van Even and the Blue Cat Audio team will vote for the top 4 entries who will win a prize.

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Improve Stereo Image With Delays

Delays are omnipresent in our modern productions, and while the basic purpose of a delay is to repeat signals, you can get some interesting stereo image effects using different L & R repetitions. Here’s a very simple tip on how to do that and which will never fail on you. Let’s use the Blue Cat’s Late Replies delay plug-in on a guitar track.

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8 Tips To Get The Best Guitar Tone With Plug-Ins

We live in a world with many guitarists, tons of tools and a lot of options to record our beloved guitars. Yet I feel we spend more time practicing than tweaking our sounds, while the tone is actually as important as the notes we play. Let’s take the example of guitar icon Jimi Hendrix. He spent literally nights in between gigs tweaking sounds with his recording engineer, and his tone was legend!

For sure tone is subjective, and it depends also on how you play, but there are a few tricks that can help you to get the best out of your guitar using today’s DAW based recording software.

Here are my top 8 points which I hope can help you to achieve a better tone : Continue reading