Here are a few resources Line 6 Customer Support has found to be useful to those new to making music or looking to expand their knowledge.
http://www.google.com - Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Line 6 Customer Support believes that the answer to almost any question about anything can be Googled. Many times, the most useful Google results come from two places: Wikipedia (definition and background of what's in question) and YouTube (video of what's in question). Here are some musical topics to Google:
- Signal Path
- Gain Staging
- Effects pedal arrangement
- How to mix sound
- Audio signal processing
- How to master audio
- Speaker wiring
Amp first-aid article: http://www.premierguitar.com/Magazine/Issue/2012/Aug/Must_Know_Amp_First_Aid.aspx
Line 6 Knowledge Base:
- Live Sound Resources (includes Audio Cables 101, Terms and Resources, and Tutorials and Articles)
- Live Sound Glossary of Terms
Yamaha Sound Reinforcement Handbook: http://www.amazon.com/Sound-Reinforcement-Handbook-Gary-Davis/dp/0881889008
Sound System Engineering, Second Edition
Professional video tutorials for Reason, Ableton, and other audio software: http://www.askvideo.com/
https://www.propellerheads.se/substance/record-u/: Record U is a series of articles created for those who are new to music recording in general. While Record U is based on Propellerhead Record, all tips are universal, and will help you get started with recording, music-making and music software regardless of what tools you use.
How to mix vocals - the video uses Reason, but the concept can be used universally.