Amp Modeling/Effects Generators
Posted on May 08, 2006 07:04 pm
Member Since: May 05, 2006
Everyone's got their tales about the biggest piece of crap amp mods and effects processor/software they've used. What's your war story?
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May 09, 2006 07:24 am A guitarist I used to jam with has an old (I mean old) Fender amp head rewired as what amounts to a low-end Mesa Boogie hot-rodded. The upside is the amp sounds great, the distortion is silky and dirty and full...the down side...something is wrong with the grounding or something cuz any time a signal is not coming out of it it's noisy and nasty and just a pain in the ***. He has been using this thing for years and still does I recently saw when I went to see his current band practice. He just refuses to acknowledge this nasty buzz
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May 09, 2006 08:53 pm I had an old Mosrite amp way back in the early seventies. It had the most hideous distortion built int that you will ever hear.
Since: Apr 04, 2002
Never had a piece of crap amp modeler, all mine have worked and sounded just fine. As for processors, I 've alwasy managed to find something to like even with the cheapest piece of gear.
May 10, 2006 06:34 am Hard to say but I would say a rubbishy old practice amp I had before my Marshall I own now is, possibly, the worst amplifier I have ever heard in my life...
Cannot even recall the brand but I cannot think of a more tinny, buzzlike, Godawful sound in my life!!
It sucked bigtime!!!
Still...all's well that ends well...now, I love my big fatass Marshall and when recording, my VAMP...possibly, the finest piece of modelling gear I have used myself...glory to the Behringer fellas!!
May 10, 2006 07:06 pm The only software I didnt get along with was a recording program by Magix or something. It was so heavy on the GUI that I could never get it to record without stumbling.
As far as hardware guitar amps, my worst was a single 12" Crate back in the early 90's. The distortion on that thing sounded like a buzzsaw. Terrible!
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