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  1. flyingfadr

    AX8's in Mike Portnoy's The Shattered Fortress Band..

    Pretty cool... I'm sure I'm late to the party on this, but Mike Portnoy posted a video from 2 years ago, celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Scenes From A Memory album... a couple screen grabs of a few AX8's on stage...
  2. flyingfadr

    AX-8 Band...

    I'm going to purchase an AX-8 and my new Bass player is ordering one as well... We'll be an ALL Ax-8 Band ! ;-) How cool is THAT !?
  3. flyingfadr

    AX-8 Theme Song Trailer...

    Starts at 3:23... https://youtu.be/UU7vXN-2j3A
  4. flyingfadr

    Rush - Tom Sawyer Synth ?

    Has anyone been able to sculpt a synth patch that sounds like the Oberheim OB-x on Rush's Tom Sawyer ? Is it possible ? I saw a very old post by Adam, but no sound or preset.... Thanks in advance !
  5. flyingfadr

    Any shred/neo-calssical types with CLR's ?

    Are there any shred/neo-calssical types with CLR's ? Wondering your thoughts on sound and feel...
  6. flyingfadr

    Luke type Presets built on CLR's ?

    Just curious if anyone has any of the Lukather gainy AC30 type Presets built on the CLR's ( like on Los Lobotmys CD ) ? Would love to hear anyone else's take on them... Thanks in advance !
  7. flyingfadr

    NCLRsD... New CLR's Day...

    In Carvin Forum form, here are pics of the CLR's, and unboxing pics... ( yes, the studio is trashed at the moment... :-/ ) Atomic CLR Photos by flyingfadr | Photobucket
  8. flyingfadr

    NEW AxeFX III Power source revealed...

    Saw this heading towards Cliff's lab... surely to be the New AxeFX III Power source...
  9. flyingfadr

    HOLY Sh*tballs of Fire !!!!

    Just got done with my first rehearsal with My AxeFX II, since the update to V10... HOLY Sh*tballs of Fire ! Ballsy, punchy, raw, gritty, meaty, and cutting with my Uber. I thought it was pretty good before, but was having problems cutting though the band like I like, but NOT NOW ! Better feel...
  10. flyingfadr

    One-handed Ultra Playing...

    Just saw this... pretty cool... a broken hand or arm, so he plays with only one hand !
  11. flyingfadr

    No Output after inserting a Volume Block.

    My main preset has a Volume block set to be controlled from External 1, but I get no Volume output until the Volume block is bypassed. I tested to see if it was a corrupted preset, by inserting a Volume block in a random preset, but got the same result... no output until the Volume block is...
  12. flyingfadr

    V10 Video !

    Video about V10 after-effects... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_C6J9gij5SQ
  13. flyingfadr

    Pitch Down Preset difficulty...

    I've tried to insert a Pitch block at the front of my grid, and tune it down a half step, but all I seem to get it a hollow/phased sound out of it ( like a reel flange stuck at the start of it's flange )...!? I use an Uber with a stereo cab, then pitch detune, stereo delay, stereo verb, run in...
  14. flyingfadr

    Moog buys (April Fools)

    Moog Buys Fractal - The Gear Page PR Newswire Asheville, North Carolina, USA Moog Music, Inc. ("Moog") of North Carolina has purchased New Hampshire based Fractal Audio Systems ("Fractal"), makers of popular digital equipment for emulating analog and vacuum tube guitar amplifiers and...
  15. flyingfadr

    AxeFX II and V10 = Little Blue Pill for Guitar players...

    I think, when V10 is released, it's going to be like the "Little Blue Pill" for guitars players... same effect, no need for meds... ;-) C'mon ! RELEASE THE PILL ( or Krakken )... !!?? ;-) Maybe that should be the new ad campaign... "AxeFX II and V10... The Little Blue Pill for Guitar...
  16. flyingfadr

    Why are all helpful threads moved ?

    There have been alot of new threads lately, while maybe repetitive, might help new members with editing presets or obtaining a certain sound with FX, but are being moved to the "Preset Exchange" ? The Preset Exchange is only supposed to be for people trading presets, right ? Moving normal...
  17. flyingfadr

    V10 Facebook posts...

    For those with no Facebook accounts... here are the posts from Fractal's Facebook account... shooting new IR's and a graph of the new Plexi Tone Match... pretty darn close ! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151783019769517&set=a.434127434516.222408.312081419516&type=1&theater...
  18. flyingfadr

    WISH: MFC Editor Software...

    Wish for MFC Editor software... would be a beautiful thing for quick reassignment for different shows, switching assignments for different bands, etc...
  19. flyingfadr

    Firehouse - Meaning of Love Tone Match..

    Took 5 minutes to Tone Match Firehouse - Meaning Of Love, to demo Tone Matching for a friend... Used the STOCK Friedman HBE patch, and I'd say the TONE is exact ! There is a little more delay and verb on the original track, but DANG 6.0 is AWESOME !! I intentionally left the hi-hat intro, bad...
  20. flyingfadr

    Problem with System Dump from 5.04 update to 6.0 !

    Was still running 5.04 due to a recording project... Saved all my normal presets one-by-one, then did the Sync & Backup just for safety, so I'd have a safety backup "just in case"... Well, after the sync and backup is completed, ALL my User cabs are now corrupted... showing " marks all through...
  21. flyingfadr

    Merry CHRISTmas everybody !

    Hope everyone has a peaceful and joyous CHRISTmas !
  22. flyingfadr

    Mesa Thiele Black Shadow (Celestion) C90 for AxeFX II...

    First test of IR capture using one of my Mesa Thiele's... It is Cap Edge 0", EV MD408 into Focusrite ISA430. Let me know if this works. It doesn't have a lot of low end thump... mostly mids and highs from being cap edge and close mic'd... but adds to the tonal palette... Mark
  23. flyingfadr

    Own hammer price increase !? WTH !!??

    I purchased the complete own hammer library for my Ultra, when they came out, and did the upgrade when the AxeFX II came out, and the cabs were $3 each. He was VERY helpful at that time. But NOW, the cabs are $10 each !!?? WTH !! What warrants a price increase of more than 333% !!?? Guess...
  24. flyingfadr

    Dream Theater tonight in Orlando...

    Just got back from the Dream Theater concert in Orlando.... Petrucci had some insanely cool delay presets, as well as flange / phaser effects going on... Great stuff !
  25. flyingfadr

    Uber Test...

    Just messin around, trying to recreate my Uber preset... way too much gain, way too much FX, but a work in progress... and a lot of fun... How the heck do you get youtube videos to post in HD ? this was a 1080 video... it crushed the audio and the video... ;-/ www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAQ6Q7_R0R4
  26. flyingfadr

    Standard User cabs, no sound..!?

    Hey guys, A good friend let me borrow his AxeFX Standard, so I could load the presets from my Ultra, to recreate the sounds in my AxeFX II. ( AWESOME ! ) The problem I am having, is that I saved the same Redwirez cab that I used in my Ultra Using Sysex on a Mac. The MIDI in light blinks at the...
  27. flyingfadr

    I spy...

    I spy an AxeFX II... who here owns this one in Cleveland ? GIG PICTURES
  28. flyingfadr

    Interesting...

    This looks interesting...
  29. flyingfadr

    Where are the USB Drivers stored in OS X ?

    Installed the USB Drivers in my MacBook, running OS X Lion, and it hosed my MIDI Configuration... does anyone know where the Axe FX II USB Driver is stored ? ( it is not in the normal Library/Audio/Midi Drivers... ) I need to remove it so I can get back to normal.. This also happened with the...
  30. flyingfadr

    OMG !!

    WTH was I thinking !!?? I sold my Ultra today, to get the money to buy the II... Now I have some weird sellers remorse, and separation anxiety, or something ... WTH !!?? The Uber was my main amp for rhythm and lead sounds.... somebody please calm my fears that the II will be even better....?
  31. flyingfadr

    New Journey CD with AxeFX...

    The new Journey CD is out, with Fractal Audio in the "Thank you" section... anyone know if he used his AxeFX for the full album ?
  32. flyingfadr

    Will there be any AxeFX II's at Rocklahoma ?

    Will there be anybody at Rocklahoma playing through an AxeFX II, this year ?? Dream Theater won't be there... nor Vai, nor Journey... anyone ? would LOVE to hear one up close and LOUD as @#%& !
  33. flyingfadr

    FINALLY !! First Recording with my Ultra !

    Sorry it's been so long in getting this posted... been TRYING to find the time to get a final mix, but no time left... gotta prep for the show... so here is the last Rough mix I made... it's a song called "Murder Of Crows," written with an old friend singer of mine from a band called...
  34. flyingfadr

    Song names visible in display !

    When in Song mode, I would LOVE to have the name of the song visible in the display !! EVEN BETTER, would be to have the Song name, and the preset name scroll alternately... I believe the Ground Control Pro does this...? I use the MFC in Song mode, and use many of the same presets in the...
  35. flyingfadr

    AxeFX Ultra & MFC-101 at 2011 Rocklahoma !!

    Hi all, Hope this does not come off as bragging....really, it's not, I'm just STOKED !!... EXTREMELLY excited ! My band Alias is playing 2 shows as this years Rocklahoma... 1 show on each of 2 days ! Other bands in the lineup are Whitesnake, Motley Crue, and more !! The 2 shows will...
  36. flyingfadr

    HOLY CRAP Batman ! Part 2...

    Just used my Ultra for the first real recording session this weekend ( have always used it for Live, but not recorded until now...) In all the years of Mesa amps, and huge racks of gear, which sounded great in their own right... I've never had such a MASSIVE, THICK, PHAT, punchy tone !... just...
  37. flyingfadr

    HOLY SHEEP SH*% Batman !

    HOLY SHEEP SH*% Batman !! I was reading a thread about the Lukather tone, and it reminded me of what I used to do with my Eventide on my old huge rig... I used to use the Detune instead of the Chorus, so I set it up the way I used to run it on albums and live... pretty kewl.... THEN, on a whim...
  38. flyingfadr

    MFC-101 and Trailer Trash 28x16 ON SALE !!...

    Have been checking eBay for a long while looking for a nice Trailer Trash board to come along... found some from the factory on Blow-out... $65 for a 28x16, and $85 ( I think ) for a 30x16... ( without cases or bags ) My 28x16 just arrived today... jere's a pic of the MFC-101 and 2 FV-500L's...
  39. flyingfadr

    First gig with FBT Verve 12ma

    Just had my first gig with my FBT Verve 12ma over the weekend. I had been running direct into the PA, and feeding the monitors from the main PA.... which worked fine, but I had problems hearing it at a constant level, as the singers wanted "more me, please..." and trying to mix from the...
  40. flyingfadr

    NMFCD New MFC Day with link to pics...

    She arrived today... here is the sequence of contents... hope yours arrives SOON !! Updated my Ultra to 10.02, reset my controls, set sysex to All, plugged in the cheap Hosa 7-pin MIDI cable, and away we go ! http://www.flickr.com/photos/54327646@N03/
  41. flyingfadr

    Problem with Boss 500L Volume throw...

    I have 2 Boss FV500L's hooked up to external 1 & 2. I have tried to calibrate them and adjust starting point, end, slope, but the pedals STILL start at about 10-20% of the throw of the pedal I would like them to have a more even throw across from heel down to toe...Anybody know why or HOW to fix...
  42. flyingfadr

    Youtube vid w/ Band in studio AxeFX & Bass Software

    A while back somebody posted a youtube link with a guy and his guitarist in the studio, with an AxeFX in the background, and I believe it was the drummer getting a demo of Bass sample software.... Does anyone remember what the link and or Bass software was ? Tried searching, but can't remember...
  43. flyingfadr

    Pics of Atomic Cab or wedge without Grill Cover ?

    Anyone have any pics of the Atomic Cab or wedge with the Grill cover off ?? searched the posts but only see pics of the cab itself.. Thanks in advance !!
  44. flyingfadr

    Which FRFR is more flat like Mackie HR824's ?

    I have read several reviews here, but has anyone that uses the Mackie HR824's studio monitors tested any of the FRFR cabinets to see which is more flat in response, like the mackie studio monitors ? I picked up a QSC K12, and it's not quite what I am looking for... I will try it this weekend on...
  45. flyingfadr

    Cab names in User IR slots

    I would LOVE to have the name of the User cab IR that you are using show up in the name of the User IR, instead of "User 6"... it would be a HUGE help when auditioning different IR's, and saving and comparing saved revisions and updates of presets AND have the User IR's be able to be backed...
  46. flyingfadr

    Goin' straight into the PA tonight... first time...

    I put my Ultra in my rack, and am going straight into the PA tonight... no amp... no cabs... I wouldn't really call it FLAT response, cuz the monitors are Peavey, but am looking into the QSC K12 for the NEXT show... will run it in floor monitor position, but getting a tap off the full mix, as we...
  47. flyingfadr

    Noob questions...

    Hello all !! Just got my "new to me" Ultra a week ago, and already had some user IR's loaded into it... before I even messed with the Ultra, I backed up all of the presets, and system to my computer... and have a few noob questions... 1. Are the User IR's backed up when you backup the system...
  48. flyingfadr

    NAD - New Axe FX Day !!

    Just got my New ( to me ) Axe FX Ultra !! Posted a topic a few weeks ago in this forum, asking if anyone in town had an Axe FX. 2 People responded.... 1 invited me into his home, without even knowing me, showed me through the paces of building a preset, going through presets, etc. Unbelievably...
  49. flyingfadr

    Anyone in Jacksonville, Fl have a Axe-fx ?

    Hello, Newbie here... anyone in Jacksonville, Florida have either the Axe-FX or the Ultra that would not mind letting me hear it ? I've been a REcording Engineer for the past 20+ years, and a former touring guitarist... just need to hear one before laying down the $2k... Also, how does the...
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