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chris horton

Christopher Horton

Co-Founder & Editor | ELECTRIKJAM

I’ve played guitar for over 20 years, been signed to a major record label, and I’ve worked in studios in LA , and with artists like KYLESA and Katy Perry. ELECTRIKJAM is where I share everything I’ve learnt.

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Chris Horton’s Latest Posts

  • BOSS Katana Sneaky Amps: What You Need To Know

    BOSS Katana Sneaky Amps: What You Need To Know

    The BOSS Katana Sneaky Amps feature sounded like a myth, or an urban legend when I first heard of it. But it’s real, and today we will show you how to expand your Katana’s tones! READ FIRST: Katana Gen 3 Compatibility (2024 Update) With the release of the Katana Gen 3 Amplifier Series, the structure…

  • Electric Guitar Weight: The 18 Most Popular Models Compared

    Electric Guitar Weight: The 18 Most Popular Models Compared

    Compare weights of popular models from Fender, Gibson, Epiphone, and more. Find the perfect balance for your style, from lightweight shredders to hefty tone monsters You might not think weight is important when it comes to an electric guitar, but you’d be wrong. There’s a reason why chiropractors love Les Pauls – and it ain’t for…

  • David Ross Submersion Octave Fuzz Pedal Review: INSANE Tones!

    David Ross Submersion Octave Fuzz Pedal Review: INSANE Tones!

    Today we review The Submersion Octave Fuzz Pedal by David Ross Musical Instruments!

  • The 5 Best Cheap Amps You Can Gig With: Great Live Tone On A Budget!

    The 5 Best Cheap Amps You Can Gig With: Great Live Tone On A Budget!

    Usually amps you can gig with are big and expensive. But there are a few cheap amps you can gig with, without compromising your tone. Today we take a look at what makes these amps perfect for beginner players ready to take the stage. Cheap Amps You Can Actually Gig With It’s no secret that…

  • Melvins “Tarantula Heart” Review: A Sonic Foray 4 Decades & Counting!

    Melvins “Tarantula Heart” Review: A Sonic Foray 4 Decades & Counting!

    The Melvins Tarantula Heart is an album that was not exactly planned, and that might be for the better! Today we explore an unconventional album from a legendary band. Melvins Tarantula Heart: An Album… With A Twist? At this point, a band like the Melvins are literally their own genre. If you play guitar in…

  • AI Mastering: Why It Isn’t Worth It…

    AI Mastering: Why It Isn’t Worth It…

    It seems like AI Mastering options are everywhere these days. Today we take a look at why it doesn’t replace a human. AI Mastering: Plugins Galore… Audio mastering is the most important step in recording and producing music. It often gets looked over, and that is because mastering is hard and takes time to learn.…

  • Squier Contemporary Telecaster Review: The Metal Monster

    Squier Contemporary Telecaster Review: The Metal Monster

    The Squier Contemporary Telecaster is another great addition to the Contemporary Series made to shred. Here’s my full review of this exceptionally well priced budget shredder Pros Modern features and design not typically offered by Fender outside the Jim Root models. Fender Modern style bridge for easy intonation and string height adjustments. Durable construction with…

  • Pro Tools 101: Everything You Need To Know [2024]

    Pro Tools 101: Everything You Need To Know [2024]

    When it comes to DAWs, it would be impossible to talk about digital recording without talking about Pro Tools. Designed by Avid to be the industry standard, the DAW has come a long way and today we are going to explore every feature that makes it unique. [/snippet] Hardware & Peripherals Pro Tools began by…

  • FL Studio 101: Everything You Need To Know In 2024

    FL Studio 101: Everything You Need To Know In 2024

    FL Studio used to go by “Fruity Loops” as I am sure many people remember. But as the DAW landscape changed, so did Image Line’s #1 product. Today we go over the entirety of FL Studio, and look at the standout features.

  • Ableton Live 101: What You Need To Know [2024]

    Ableton Live 101: What You Need To Know [2024]

    Ableton Live is used by many producers in a wide span of genres as a primary DAW. Ableton Live can be used in a ton of different ways as both a stand-alone studio, as well as an on-stage assistant. Here’s everything you need to know…

  • Logic Pro 101: What You Need To Know in 2024

    Logic Pro 101: What You Need To Know in 2024

    When it comes to powerhouse DAWs, Logic Pro is in a category all by itself. But what is Logic Pro, and how does it work? Today we take look at the features, and break down Apple’s DAW in a comprehensive article. Logic Pro: Apple’s Famous DAW… When it comes to professional music production, Logic has…

  • ReValver 5 Review: The Underdog Amp Sim?

    ReValver 5 Review: The Underdog Amp Sim?

    ReValver 5 is now powered by HeadRush, a product we recommend often. But how does it hold up to other amp sim programs for your home studio?

  • sleepmakeswaves: “It’s Here, But I Have No Names For It” Album Review

    sleepmakeswaves: “It’s Here, But I Have No Names For It” Album Review

    That’s right, sleepmakeswaves, the Australian post-rock band from the Myspace Era is not only still going strong, but also evolving. sleepmakeswaves: Back Again… The post-rock outfit sleepmakeswaves has been around since 2006, making some very interesting soundscapes. I have always had a soft spot for instrumental music, being a performer myself. But the thing about…

  • Line 6 POD Express Review: The Ultimate FX Pedal?

    Line 6 POD Express Review: The Ultimate FX Pedal?

    The new Line 6 POD Express is a return to form for the company, offering HX guitar tones in a pedal-sized platform. But how does it compare to the Helix? Line 6 POD Express: Looking At The Past… The Line 6 POD Express is the newest unit to utilize the Helix technology, after products like…

  • BOSS Katana GO Review: The Best Practice Tool?

    BOSS Katana GO Review: The Best Practice Tool?

    The BOSS Katana GO just hit the market, and we have a lot to talk about. Can a portable version of the best-selling guitar amp meet our standards? The Katana GO: A Rich Legacy The BOSS Katana is one of the best-selling guitar amps of all time. Everyone from beginners to seasoned pros have become…

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Master Your Music To A Professional Standard Even if You’re A Total Beginner

This step-by-step framework is the exact process I use to master music professionally. It is the culmination of 20+ years of experience, condensed down into a single, easy to follow workflow

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