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Thursday, 11 December 2014 12:58

Why stack amp simulator / amp modelling VST's in your DAW insert or effects?

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Stacking amp sims in your daw in order to achieve the best parts of each of them. Most amp sims are now pretty usable but some aspects of them might not be so cool. Switch these features off use the missing feature from another amp modelling software or vst.

In this video we look at the sound produced by stacking 
  • Amplitube (for pedal/stompbox, all other items bypassed)
  • Then into Poulin amp sim (without cab)
  • then into Amplitube again for Cab simulation and rack effects (all other items bypassed)
There are many different combinations that can be tried. This is just one to illustrate the possibilities.

With this you can use amps, cabs, effects, rack effects and even mic sims from different amp vst to get the desired sound. It also makes your amp arsenal much bigger and means you can use some of the free amp sims in conjunction with paid ones.

This is a great technique when recording heavy guitars. It allows you to find the best combination and much more overall control of your heavy mix.
Last modified on Monday, 15 December 2014 12:52

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