Amp Modeling

A amplification modeller is an digital simulation of a guitar amplifier. An amp modeller can be run in hardware (like a Line 6 POD) or in software as a VST plugin for a DAW.

Sneap Talks Kemper

Master of production Andy Sneap talks about the Kemper profiling amp. God, I want one of those! :-). The fact that it looks like something out of a Russian nuclear silo control room only adds to the GAS.

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How to Get a Great Guitar Tone from Amp Sims

Using software amplification simulators, or amp sims for short, is becoming increasingly popular. The benefits are many, you can tweak your sound endlessly, switch between different amp sims trying to find the best tone for your song. A drawback is that an amp sim not properly tuned can generate digital artifacts giving away that it’s […]

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New Gear Trend: iPhone Pedals

NAMM has come and gone and among millions of other gear news, I’ve spotted iPhone-related guitar pedals from at least three manufacturers. They are all “single-unit” stompboxes that go on your pedalboard with the rest of the pedals, but each of the three have a separate approach. iStomp Digitech’s iPhone pedal is called iStomp. It’s […]

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