Christopher Horton

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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 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

  • Line 6 Guitar Effects: A Complete N00b’s Guide [2024]

    Line 6 Guitar Effects: A Complete N00b’s Guide [2024]

    Line 6 effects have been around a long time. Today, we help you make an informed purchase, and get the most out of your Line 6 guitar equipment. Why Should I Use Line 6? Line 6 products can be a powerful tool for any guitarist. Digital Modeling technology has really taken over when it comes…

  • Are Ernie Ball Paradigm Strings Worth It? Here’s The Deal…

    Are Ernie Ball Paradigm Strings Worth It? Here’s The Deal…

    Longer life, better corrosion resistance, and enhanced tone over standard Slinkys. These are the claims made about Ernie Ball Paradigm strings. But do they stack up in real life? Ernie Ball Paradigm strings promise longer life, better corrosion resistance, and enhanced tone over standard Slinkys. As someone that is an Ernie Ball lifer (they’re all…

  • 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

  • Iconic Guitars Reorganization: Layoffs Due To Many Factors…

    Iconic Guitars Reorganization: Layoffs Due To Many Factors…

    The Iconic Guitars reorganization stems from several different issues, but it is not the guitars that’s the problem. BC Rich has quite a hand in this, and it is quite unfair. Today we dig into the facts. Iconic Guitars Reorganization: What’s The Deal? Iconic Guitars is a brand that started making waves about 2 years…

  • [SOLVED] Why Your Amp Sim Tone Sounds WRONG

    [SOLVED] Why Your Amp Sim Tone Sounds WRONG

    Do you often wonder why your amp sim tone doesn’t sound like the amps that they emulate? Does your tone vary depending on the interface? This quick fix will save you a lot of headaches. The Issue With My Amp Sim Tone: The Hardware? A lot of us are using amp sims in the studio…

  • What is Pro Tools? A Comprehensive Guide to Avid’s Legendary DAW

    What is Pro Tools? A Comprehensive Guide to Avid’s Legendary DAW

    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. Pro Tools: The Industry Standard? Pro Tools has…

  • Fender Player Stratocaster Reviews: Still #1 After All These Years?

    Fender Player Stratocaster Reviews: Still #1 After All These Years?

    The Fender Player Stratocaster is where you start when you want a “real” Fender. But are they still the top choice these days? Let’s take a look at reviews from all around the web, as well as our own two cents! Fender Player Stratocaster: Still The Best Value? Over the years, the “Made In Mexico”…

  • The Best Metal Albums of 2023: What An Amazing Year!

    The Best Metal Albums of 2023: What An Amazing Year!

    The year is almost over, and the best metal albums of 2023 is diverse, so there’s something for everyone in this list. In fact, you might find your new favorite artists or album! Join us for our last music post of the year. The Best Metal Albums of 2023: A Truly Metallic Retrospective… The end…

  • Better Lovers “God Made Me An Animal” Album Overview: 2023’s Best Supergroup?

    Better Lovers “God Made Me An Animal” Album Overview: 2023’s Best Supergroup?

    Better Lovers is born out of pivotal bands that I was sad to see breakup over the last few years. In that respect, this might be the album that not only trailblazes new sounds, but brings a hint of needed nostalgia as well. Better Lovers: The Ultimate Metal Supergroup? I saw Dillinger Escape Plan several…

  • ALABS Guitar Pedals Preview: Introducing 4 Adventurous  Sonic Palates

    ALABS Guitar Pedals Preview: Introducing 4 Adventurous Sonic Palates

    ALABS Guitar Pedals is a brand new company out of Singapore, a group of self-professed “music nerds” on a mission to make some killer tones. Today we are going to give you a sneak peak of the lineup, before these tonal behemoths are released. ALABS Pedals: Who Are They? I knew who ALABS was before…

  • Neural Amp Modeler: How I’m Using This Open-Source Amp Sim

    Neural Amp Modeler: How I’m Using This Open-Source Amp Sim

    This past week I stumbled across something rather revolutionary, and I am still learning about the Neural Amp Modeler. So what does it do, and how does it work? Today we check out this FREE amp sim. What if I told you that you could have any amp you want for FREE? And all you…

  • Best Guitar For Beginners: 6 Insanely Great Options [2023]

    Best Guitar For Beginners: 6 Insanely Great Options [2023]

    You’re a total beginner and you want a guitar. But what’s the BEST guitar for beginners w/ respect to price, features, and overall playability? These are our #1 picks for 2023 and beyond… Overview of The Best Electric Guitars For Beginners 2023 #6 Epiphone SG Special The SG Special stands out in the metal scene,…

  • Is Pro Tools Good for Beginners? 3 Pros and Cons of The Powerful DAW

    Is Pro Tools Good for Beginners? 3 Pros and Cons of The Powerful DAW

    There are many features that make Pro Tools good for beginners, but there are also some considerations to take into account. Today we look at the famous DAW from both sides, so you can choose wisely as a beginner producer. Is Pro Tools Good for Beginners? Picking The Right DAW When it comes to diving…

  • Is Logic Pro Good For Beginners? Exploring the Pros and Cons…

    Is Logic Pro Good For Beginners? Exploring the Pros and Cons…

    Many budding producers wonder “Is Logic Pro good for beginners like me?” and the answer is actually quite complicated. It might be the perfect DAW to start out with, but there are also some considerations. Today we go over the features of Apple’s famous DAW. How is Logic Pro Good for Beginners? Pros & Cons…

  • What is Logic Pro? An Artisan’s Arsenal in Music Production

    What is Logic Pro? An Artisan’s Arsenal in Music Production

    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…

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