Tag Archives: amp sim
Impulsive IR Loader

New Impulsive IR Loader from 3 Sigma & TSE Audio

The guys from 3 Sigma Audio and TSE Audio have teamed up to release a new impulse response loader called Impulsive. It’s designed for loading acoustic impulses and guitar cabinet impulses when using amp sims. Impulsive is based on the cabinet section of the TSE-X50 amp sim plugin. I’m a big fan of the TSE-X50 […]

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How to Use Amp Sims with Real Tube Amps and Cabs (Video)

Amp sims have come a long way in recent years, and they can help open up new ways to create music and perform live. I recently came across a YouTube video uploaded by Hop Pole Studios showing a cool way to use amp sims with real tube amps and speaker cabinets. It turns out that […]

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AmpliTube vs Thermionik Dual Rectifier Comparison

AmpliTube vs Thermionik Dual Rectifier Amp Sim Shootout (Video)

Today I put together a video comparing the 3 channel Mesa Boogie dual rectifier amp sims from Amplitube and Kazrog to try and determined which one I like better. I’ve tried a bunch of different amp sims over the past couple years and I really dig the tone of Mesa rectifiers for the style of […]

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Ignite Emissary

Killer Metal Tone Using Free Ignite Amp Sims (Video)

I came across a pretty cool demo of a song on YouTube that uses only free plugins from Ignite Amps for all the guitar and bass tones. I’ve posted about some of Ignite Amps’ free plugins before, like their NadIR impulse response loader, but somehow their Emissary guitar amp sim (pictured above) completely bypassed my […]

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Kazrog Amp Sims

Kazrog Releases New Thermionik Amp Sims and Pedal Plugins

Kazrog makes some of the best-sounding amp sim plugins on the market, and now some new gear has just dropped in the form of five amps and five effect pedals. This is the first time that Kazrog has offered stompbox simulations. The classic TS808 tube screamer is included in the mix, along with some rare […]

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Cypress TT-15

Free Amp Sim: Cypress TT-15 from Black Rooster Audio

Black Rooster Audio has just released a new amp sim plugin that is free to download and use for anyone that wants it. The free amp sim is called Cypress TT-15. Apparently it’s based on an Orange Tiny Terror mini amp head. The Cypress TT-15 plugin also includes a simple 2×12 cabinet sim that can […]

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How to Record DI Guitars Using Amp Sims, Plus Tips and Tricks

There’s never been a better time to record guitars using DI, or direct input. The method works with bass guitars, electric guitars and even acoustic guitars and other stringed instruments. Recording DI offers some advantages like being able to reamp the DI track through an amp after recording and being able to use amp sims […]

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Get Amplitube British Invasion Bundle FREE!

IK Multimedia is running a promotion where they are giving away three classic British amp sims with matching cabinets and a fuzz pedal for free. The amp sims are modeled after the Vox AC30, the Hiwatt DR103, and Marshall JTM 45. The Amplitube British Invasion Bundle is free for one week only (it normally sells […]

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