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EVH 5150 III 50w Head

Best 5 Mini Tube Amp Heads for High Gain

Lately I’ve been looking into getting a mini or low-wattage tube amp after I saw how cheap the Peavey 6505MH and EVH 5150 III LBX are going for these days. Mostly I like using amp sims like Thermionik and Amplitube 4, especially their Mesa rectifiers, but the one thing I don’t like about them is […]

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Celestion IRs

Celestion Now Sells IR Packs of Their Speakers, Plus Free IR

The maker of Celestion speakers has started selling a line of impulse responses for seven of their own classic Celestion speaker models. Other companies have been selling IRs of Celestion speakers for years so they might as well produce some officially and get paid for it while bringing attention to their brand. Plus Celestion is […]

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MODO Bass

IK MODO Bass Reviews and Demos Roundup (Videos)

IK Multimedia’s MODO Bass software was released a couple months ago, and everyone seems to really like it—all the early reviews have been very positive. Watching some YouTube videos gives a pretty good idea of how it sounds and works, so I decided to put together this quick post with a roundup of video reviews […]

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tonedeluxe

ToneDeluxe – Free Analog Tube Amp Sim

Several new free amp sims have been released recently. Yesterday I posted about the SoftAmp PSA, a SansAmp sim, so let’s go in a different direction today. There’s a new analog tube amp sim called ToneDeluxe by a developer called Lostin70’s. The plugin is available in AU and VST formats in 64 bit. The ToneDeluxe […]

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softamp-psa

SoftAmp PSA – Free Sansamp Sim Plugin (Win VST)

There’s another new free amp sim plugin with some extra features that was recently released for the KVR Audio Developer Challenge in December 2016. The plugin is called SoftAmp PSA and it was created by developer AXP. It’s available in VST format for Windows 32 and 64-bit systems. SoftAmp PSA is based on three different […]

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bias-pedal

Free BIAS Pedal Software from Positive Grid, 17 Distortion Pedals

Positive Grid is running a year-end promotion where they are giving away two of their products completely free of charge. You can get the BIAS Pedal Distortion pack to use on your computer, which includes 17 distortion pedal emulations (plus you can create your own), and they are also giving away their BIAS Pedal Mobile […]

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amplitube-fender-57-custom-twin

Fender Collection 2 for Amplitube Now Available (Videos)

IK Multimedia has released their latest set of amp sims for Amplitube in the form of the Fender Collection 2. The new Fender pack includes simulations of seven officially certified Fender amps, along with their seven matching cabinets. The collection comes with the following classic Fender amps: ’57 Deluxe, ’57 Champ, ’57 Pro, ’57 Twin, […]

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mercuriall-spark

New Mercuriall Spark Amp Sim Released – Marshall Amps (Videos)

The guys from Mercuriall officially released their new Spark amp sim today, their second commercial amp sim along with the Tube Amp Ultra 530, an Engl amp simulation. Spark is an amp sim package that simulates four famous Marshall amps, plus it includes stompboxes, cabinets, mics, and effects. Spark is compatible with Mac and PC […]

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