Month: September 2012

Mission SP-1 Pedal with Fractal Audio Axe-FX II and MFC-101 – How-To/Tutorial – 3 different uses

As we all know, using the Fractal Audio Axe-FX II with the MFC-101 is such a great combination and allows us to switch among a ton of effects and presets. But as I showed in my previous post, expression pedals can help us even more by controlling a real-time parameter, such as volume, wah or even delay mix. But Mission Engineering has taken it a step further with their SP-1 Expression Pedal. Not only does this pedal work like a normal expression pedal, but it has a switch at the toe-down side of the pedal, like you would normally find...

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Creating a Volume Boost with the Axe-FX II and MFC-101

With an acoustic guitar or piano/keyboard, many musicians set their volume to half so when the time comes, they have room to turn up their volume for a solo… or to just continually try to be louder than everyone else on stage! But with an electric guitar, we all know that the volume knob on our guitars don’t work exactly the same way, especially when using an amp with distortion. The knob acts more like a gain control, than a volume control. A common technique is to roll back the volume knob on your electric guitar to “clean up”...

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