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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Effects
Devices or techniques to make a sound more interesting. Includes the likes ofchorus, compression, delay, distortion, flanging, gating, phasing, pitch changing and reverb.

Electric Guitar
The electric guitar is perhaps the most common instrument in rock and pop it came out of the creative mind of Les Paul and others who adapted the guitar so that its sound could be amplified and modified for use in dance bands and all forms of music including jazz, country, pop, and what eventually developed into rock and roll. Microphones adapted for the guitar, called "pick-ups," are placed under the strings on the body of the guitar. Jimi Hendrix made the electric guitar his own.

Engineer
The recording engineer will operate the equipment in the studio and help the producer obtain the sound he or she wants. The engineer will also perform the mix of a song or album, under the producer’s supervision.





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