How to Create a Soundscape with the Line 6 Helix

Creating a Soundscape with the Line 6 Helix

Over the years the role of the electric guitar has evolved from a steady rhythm/lead instrument driving the band, to a more subtle often atmospheric role focused on textures and tones. The majority of my 23 years of guitar playing has consisted of the latter. I grew up playing guitar in a small church that had a piano but no … Read More

How to Create a Lo-Fi Guitar Tone with the Line 6 Helix

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INTRODUCTION The Line 6 Helix family is known for having the ability to create some truly amazing guitar tones. But sometimes you might be writing or recording a song and it calls for more of a lo-fi guitar tone. If you haven’t built a lo-fi patch yet, you may not realize how simple it can be. In this post you’ll … Read More

How to Update Your Line 6 Helix

? IMPORTANT 2.80 INFO ? If you’re updating to 2.80 you’ll need to follow the instructions posted on the Line 6 Support Forums STEP 1: BACK IT UP! In todays Quick Tip post, you’ll learn how to (quickly and easily) update your Line 6 Helix – you’ll be up and running with the latest sounds in no time! I know … Read More

Cleaning Up Your Amps Using the Bias Parameter

Using the Bias Parameter to Get Your Amps Sparkling Clean Have you ever wanted to create a sparkling clean amp tone with your Helix but didn’t want to resort to using the JC 120 amp model? It seems like on most Helix amp models, no matter how low the gain is set, there’s still a trace amount of distortion coming … Read More

Don’t Sleep on These Legacy Drives

If you’re like me, the Legacy folder on your Helix is one of the most overlooked options when it comes to building your patches – except maybe when it comes to reverbs. Outside of Particle Verb or Octoverb, my Legacy effects sit dusty and unused like an old toy at the bottom of a kids toy chest. That is until this past week!… Read More

Start Using the Clawthorn Drive

Back when I used to buy individual effects pedals, I always wanted to find a high-quality distortion + fuzz pedal. Oh the fun I would have had with Wounded Paw’s Battering Ram back then. Seriously, we’re talking overdrive, distortion, fuzz, and octafuzz all in one unit!… Read More

Line 6 Helix LT Review

As a guitarist, you put a lot of research into choosing your new gear – and you should. In the age of boutique pedals, amps, and guitars, accumulating new gear can be extremely costly. Hopefully this review will help you decide if the Line 6 Helix LT deserves your hard-earned money.… Read More

Just Getting Started

Hey, thanks for stopping by! My name is Jeremiah and I’m launching a new blog where I’ll be sharing my thoughts on the Line 6 Helix (specifically, the Helix LT as that is currently the only Helix product I own).  I’m just getting started but my goal will be to publish a new blog post every week, eventually incorporating videos of various tips and tricks for Helix users.… Read More