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Strandberg Introduces The Boden Bass Series

Strandberg Introduces The Boden Bass Series

Leading headless guitar manufacturer .strandberg* have been busy and have just announced their new bass models. Here’s what they had to say about them.

The Boden Bass series is the culmination of dedicated research and development spanning over two decades to perfect the headless ergonomic design concept along with multi-scale necks for extended range guitars. More than a mere “bass version” of our acclaimed Boden 6, 7 and 8-string guitars, the Boden Bass series was developed from the ground up to meet the requirements of the most discriminating and demanding professional bass players in the world. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Gear, Guitar Gear News
Neural DSP Release The Archetype: Plini

Neural DSP Release The Archetype: Plini

Read the Neural DSP Archetype: Plini review HERE

Australian guitar virtuoso Plini has teamed up with Neural DSP to develop Archetype: Plini.

A plugin featuring three brand new amplifiers modeled using neural DSP’s proprietary methods.

In front of the virtual amplifiers are a classic overdrive/boostpedal, and a Solid State inspired compressor. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Gear, Guitar Gear News
Overloud TH3 Metal Demo

Overloud TH3 Metal Demo

Here’s a demo of the TH3 Metal plugin from Overloud.

I’ll be writing a full review soon.

Overloud TH3 Metal Demo

Posted by Mark Smith in Gear, Guitar Gear News
Neural DSP Fortin Nameless Suite V2.0 Update Demo

Neural DSP Fortin Nameless Suite V2.0 Update Demo

Neural DSP have released the V2.0 update for the Fortin Nameless Suite.

There are a number of upgrades in this update but the big ones are the added HEXDRIVE and ZUUL pedals.

Here’s what Neural DSP had to say about the update. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Gear, Guitar Gear News
STL Tones Ignite Emissary 2.0 Demo

STL Tones Ignite Emissary 2.0 Demo

If you visit the STL Tones website you can now download the Ignite Emissary 2.0 plugin for free.

This is an awesome free guitar amp simulator which can give you sparkly cleans, right through to crushing metal distortion. It has been totally re-coded from the ground up and this two channel amp is a must have.

Visit https://www.stltones.com today to get your copy

STL Ignite Emissary Demo Video

Posted by Mark Smith in Gear, Guitar Gear News
Audio Assault HellBeast Guitar Amp Plugin Demo

Audio Assault HellBeast Guitar Amp Plugin Demo

Here’s a demo of the Audio Assault HellBeast. This is the latest plugin from Audio Assault and is their most brutal yet.

Full review coming soon.

Posted by Mark Smith in Gear, Guitar Gear News
JST Toneforge Menace Demo

JST Toneforge Menace Demo

I got the JST Toneforge Menace plugin last night so I thought I’d give it a quick test before I write a review and make a proper demo video next week.

The sound you hear is pretty much the default settings with minimal tweaking. It’s very tight so should be great for something more metal. Continue reading →

Posted by Mark Smith in Gear, Guitar Gear News
Neural DSP Fortin Nameless Suite 7 String Demo

Neural DSP Fortin Nameless Suite 7 String Demo

Here’s another demo of the Neural DSP Fortin Nameless Suite. I decided to get my 7 string out for this one.

You can find a full review of the Nameless Suite HERE

The Neural DSP Fortin Nameless Suite is currently available from Neural DSP for €99 – Please visit them HERE

 

Posted by Mark Smith in Gear, Guitar Gear News
GN Line 6 Helix ANGL Meteor Free Patch

GN Line 6 Helix ANGL Meteor Free Patch

Here’s a free patch for the Line 6 ANGL Meteor model.

I wasn’t really a fan of the ANGL until I tweaked it but I think it sounds pretty good like this. As always, my patches are made for recording and sound best in a mix. If you want to use it live or on its own it’ll need a little tweaking.

It can be downloaded for free using the link below.

https://guitarnoodle.com/freehelixpatches/gnanglmeteor.zip

Posted by Mark Smith in Gear, Guitar Gear News
Positive Grid BIAS FX Metal Signature Pack Demo

Positive Grid BIAS FX Metal Signature Pack Demo

Here’s a demo of the Positive Grid BIAS FX Metal Signature Pack.

I used the Jeff Loomis amp model and for the solo I added the Ola Delay pedal.

Posted by Mark Smith in Gear, Guitar Gear News