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Toontrack Drumception Contest Entry

My Toontrack Drumception Contest Entry – Warped Sky

A couple weeks ago I posted about the Toontrack Drumception Contest when the new Rythme Sauvage MIDI pack for EZdrummer was released. The contest involved recording an original song over a drum track performed by Mario Duplantier of Gojira. Normally I’m not much of a self-promoter but I decided ahead of time to post my […]

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ElectroPhonic Model One EP Guitar has Built-in Speakers and Effects

A company called ElectroPhonic Innovations has a new electric guitar in the works that includes a built-in 16 watt amp, effects, and stereo speakers. It’s called the ElectroPhonic Guitar, aka Model One EP, and it’s available through a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. The Model One EP is expected to have a retail price of $850 […]

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Toneforge Guilty Pleasure

Toneforge Guilty Pleasure High-Gain Amp Sim Released (Videos)

There’s a new high-gain amp sim suite available on the market from Toneforge by Joey Sturgis. The amp sim pack is called Guilty Pleasure. It’s the third Toneforge guitar sim pack behind the Menace and Ben Bruce plugins. The Guilty Pleasure amp sim comes with a custom high-gain amp, four effects pedals, two cabinets, and […]

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Spider IV vs Spider V

Line 6 Spider IV vs Spider V Amp Comparison Review

Line 6 Spider amps don’t have the greatest reputation among guitarists, but that hasn’t stopped them from being some of the most popular entry-level amps on the market for many years. Now that Line 6 has released the Spider V series to replace the Spider IV amps, I wanted to put together a quick comparison […]

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Positive Grid BIAS FX LE

Positive Grid BIAS FX LE Amp Sim Pack – Free Focusrite Plugin

Focusrite has teamed up with Positive Grid to offer a free version of the BIAS FX guitar effects processor as part of the Focusrite Plugin Collective. The BIAS FX LE plugin is free to download for Focusrite interface owners (or anyone who registers an account with them, it seems) throughout the month of November. Just […]

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Spider V Amp Review – Metal Samples (Video)

Last week I posted a review of the Line 6 Spider V 30 amp and I wanted to put together another quick review specifically about how the Spider V amp sounds when it comes to metal tones. The Spider V amps have a bunch of high-gain amp simulations built-in and over 100 effects, including various […]

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MODO Bass

New MODO Bass Virtual Instrument Plugin from IK (Videos)

Earlier this week IK Multimedia unveiled a new virtual bass instrument plugin called MODO Bass that they’ve been working on for the past eight years. MODO Bass offers a wide range of bass sounds and customizations. It includes twelve popular bass models, two amps, seven stomp boxes, and a bunch of playing style settings. You […]

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Free Pulse Impulse Response Loader from Rosen Digital Audio

Rosen Digital Audio, makers of popular cabinet impulse responses, has teamed up with Ignite Amps to offer an updated and rebranded version of the NadIR plugin called Pulse. Pulse is a free impulse response loader that works with Rosen Digital’s IRs along with all 3rd party IRs. It comes with a Pulse Cab IR built-in, […]

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