guitar effects

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

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Positive Grid BIAS Amp 2 Review

Positive Grid BIAS Amp 2 Review

Positive Grid are one of the big boys of guitar plugins. The first edition of BIAS Amp along with BIAS FX have been hugely popular products. With BIAS Amp 2, Positive Grid are looking to build on that success and take amp modelling technology to a different level. Continue reading →

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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 →

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GN Line 6 Helix Ubersonic Free Patch

GN Line 6 Helix Ubersonic Free Patch

Here’s a free patch for the Line 6 German Ubersonic model.

The German Ubersonic is based on the Bogner Ubershall so it’s a pretty heavy sounding amp model. 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/gnuber.zip

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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

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Mercuriall Tube Amp Ultra 530 Review

Mercuriall Tube Amp Ultra 530 Review

I’ve reviewed a couple of Mercuriall products now so I thought it was time to take a look at the Tube Amp Ultra 530. This plugin is based on the ENGL E530 preamp. It’s an interesting choice so have Mercuriall captured the magic of the popular metal preamp? Continue reading →

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Joey Sturgis Tones Toneforge Misha Mansoor Review

Joey Sturgis Tones Toneforge Misha Mansoor Review

When Joey Sturgis Tones teamed up with Misha Mansoor, they created one of the hottest plugin releases of the year. Developed by JST and Misha to get his signature guitar sounds, it has proven to be a hugely successful plugin. Let’s take a look and see why it’s so popular. Continue reading →

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