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Guitar Tone Course Introduction

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  1. Steve Phelps on July 2, 2018 at 4:11 pm

    Carl, so glad you got the Tone course up and running. Iโ€™m really enjoying it and learning a lot. I look forward to seeing new lessons as they are added. Thanks!

    • Carl Brown on July 2, 2018 at 5:41 pm

      Thanks for the feedback Steve! More will be going live pretty much every week, so keep checking back! ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Kyle Rowars on July 17, 2018 at 9:31 pm

    Does this section of videos require premium plus?

    • Carl Brown on July 18, 2018 at 1:14 pm

      Hey Kyle!

      The lessons in the GL365 Academy require at least a Premium subscription. A regular Premium subscription will give you full access to the academy. ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. John Pilkinton on October 6, 2018 at 8:07 am


    The whole entire series has been incredibly informative and insightful. I noticed you mentioned that you were using a Line 6 Helix LT. Just had a few questions:

    1. I recently purchased a Line 6 Firehawk which seems to be a more basic version of the Helix. Just for home use, but would you recommend the upgrade? Also, Iโ€™m not sure, but the tones you create and share…are they compatible with the Firehawk (share the same cloud for tones)?

    2. In all of your song tutorials, your tones are so on point. Would you ever consider a tutorial for specific song or player tones (I.e. Slash, EVH, etc.) or your best interpretation of them? Or…for instance…the different tone setups for a particular song?

    Sorry so lengthy. Awesome site and great work!

    • Carl Brown on October 8, 2018 at 5:54 pm

      Hey John. Great questions.

      1. I am not very familiar with the Firehawk so I don’t know much about it. I know the Helix can do much more though. I searched the web to find information about whether they where compatible but couldn’t find anything about that either.

      2. I will be doing song and player specific tones in both the GL365 Academy course and some on YouTube as well… The ones in the academy will come after I cover all of the effects in the signal chain. The course should be at that point within a few weeks from now and then it is all about having fun dialing in cool tones and creating your own using the knowledge you learned earlier in the course. ๐Ÿ™‚

      More tones lessons coming in a day or two!

      • John Pilkinton on October 10, 2018 at 10:42 am

        Thanks, Carl.

        1. I can’t find anything either online, so I’m assuming that they’re not compatible. Though, I would think you could build tones that would have a similar setup (i.e. a tone you build on your Helix, should be easy to duplicate on the Firehawk…starting from scratch). Either way, I think I’m going to take the plunge and buy the Helix anyways.

        2. Awesome news about the song and player specific tones! Can’t wait to see them!

        Keep up the great work, sir!!!

        • Carl Brown on October 10, 2018 at 11:26 am

          Yeah I think you could build the tones following along with the course since it is designed to allow you to use whatever gear you want.

          But I agree with you about the Helix. The more time I spend with it, I can see just how incredible it is. Worth every penny!

  4. Chris Chaney on January 7, 2019 at 6:22 am

    How do I open or get started after I just signed up having trouble.

  5. John Pilkinton on January 8, 2019 at 1:08 pm

    Have been having a blast with my Helix!

    So, worth the investment.

    Can’t wait to see the progression of Guitar Tones section!

  6. Andrew Cook on January 14, 2019 at 11:34 am

    What about a video on the Talk Box? Too obscure?

    • Carl Brown on January 16, 2019 at 9:13 am

      Yeah I don’t know about that one. I have never used one myself. I did own one for a full day though about 20 years ago. Seemed like too labor intensive so I just sent it back. Haha

  7. Patrik Stanic on January 21, 2019 at 12:10 pm

    Hey Carl, Iโ€™m sorry for asking many questions recently, but I have a small amount of fret buzz on my Les Paul, wanted to know if its normal and can it be fixed without making the action significantly higher? Thank you in advance and keep shredding!! ๐ŸคŸ๐Ÿป

    • Carl Brown on January 21, 2019 at 2:09 pm

      Hey Patrik, a small amount of buzzing is common and sometimes difficult to get rid of if you want to use a low action (like myself).

      As long as the buzzing can’t be heard through the amp, it is fine. ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Chris Chaney on January 22, 2019 at 5:07 am

    Hey carl, when do you think the new courses for guitar tone will be up.

    • Carl Brown on January 22, 2019 at 8:05 am

      Maybe today but no later than tomorrow! They are ready to go, just new to get them placed on the site. ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. Steve Phelps on July 28, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    A new artists tone! Was hoping that area was going to keep expanding. Keep โ€˜em coming. Alice in Chains, Soundgarden?

    • Carl Brown on July 29, 2019 at 7:16 am

      Hey Steve! Yes now that the new recording setup is complete, I plan on doing at least one new artist tone every week. So it will expand quite a bit since there is an unlimited amount of tones to discover.

      I am open to requests as well. Just make sure you name a specific song since every artist uses many tones throughout their career. ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. James Bobb on September 27, 2019 at 9:43 am

    Hey Carl, hope all is well.
    Being a huge fan of Gary Moore, I’d love to hear your thoughts on “The Loner”. Gary was such a great guitarist!

    • Carl Brown on October 1, 2019 at 2:45 pm

      Hey James!

      Are you referring to his tone on that song or his playing? They are both incredible regardless. I absolutely LOVE Gary Moore’s playing. ๐Ÿ™‚

      • James Bobb on October 10, 2019 at 4:34 pm

        The tone on that song in general. I feel Gary was one of the best blues guitarist ever.

  11. Chris Chaney on November 7, 2019 at 5:25 pm

    Hey carl, signed up for your academy recently again. Would love some new tone courses and legendary artists there is only two now would be cool to see more I am going to keep up support as a member too

    • Carl Brown on November 8, 2019 at 11:38 am

      Definitely got some more tone lessons I am working on. The legendary artists section is a bit different since I have been focusing more on my courses instead of popular player’s styles. Who are some players you would like to see me do lessons on?

  12. Chris Chaney on November 8, 2019 at 3:37 pm

    I believe a lot of people are like me electric guitar greats like gilmour all the way across the spectrum to satriani and steve vai. Those are just a few but I just noticed that legends block and thought there is a lot you could go with on that one and I got a lot out of the eric Johnson finally after years I got down the speed burst five note thing him and bonomssa do but just an idea hope all is well carl I will continue to support you and your site.

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