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    DescriptionTone: it's the concept that gear-obsessed guitarists discuss more than any other, and the "Tone Manual" is the first book to take this hallowed concept seriously. In the course of breaking down the individual components of the electric guitar rig, the book both examines the ingredients in any given piece of equipment that contribute to superior or inferior sound, and offers tips to improving and making the most of the gear you've already got - all with reference to quotations from name artists and manufacturers. In addition, the "Tone Manual" discusses the evolution of the guitarist's concept of 'good tone'. It provides an extensive guide to recorded examples of playing generally considered to be 'tonally superior', citing examples from the early days of electric jazz, blues, country and rock and roll; from the classic rock, blues rock, and heavy rock heyday of the late 1960s and early '70s; and from myriad contemporary artists. Throughout the "Tone Manual", a series of more than 30 'Tone Tips' will offer quick, digestible, practical info bites to help readers improve their sound or to better understand their equipment. "The Tone Manual" also includes a cover-mounted CD.


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    Title
    Tone Manual
    Subtitle
    Discovering Your Ultimate Electric Guitar Sound
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dave Hunter
    Physical properties
    Format: Mixed media product
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 703 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781617130045
    ISBN 10: 1617130044
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.7
    BIC E4L: MUS
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Libri: I-MU
    BIC subject category V2: AVRL1, AVS
    Ingram Subject Code: MU
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 540
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25950
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    Abridged Dewey: 781
    B&T Approval Code: A08600000, A08170000
    BISAC V2.8: MUS022000, MUS033000, MUS023060
    LC classification: MT
    DC22: 787.87192
    Thema V1.0: AVS, AVRL
    Illustrations note
    2 Colour throughout with Illustrations and Diagrams
    Publisher
    Hal Leonard Corporation
    Imprint name
    BACKBEAT BOOKS
    Publication date
    04 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Milwaukee
    Author Information
    Dave Hunter is a musician, writer and editor. He has contributed to numerous publications and TV and radio documentaries, and is a leading reviewer of guitar amplification. His best selling books include the Interactive Fender Bible, Guitar Rigs, The Guitar Amp Handbook, Guitar Effects, Play Acoustic and the Totally Interactive Guitar Bible.