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  1. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    Finally able to upload a new video! I shot this before the hurricane hit and finally was home long enough/had power and internet to actually upload it! I should be home full time soon and able to start uploading on the reg again. The Bogner Shiva 20th Ann. is a great amp! Cleans sounds great...
  2. LucasLeCompte

    Misha Mansoor Rig

    Just search on axe change. I made a few periphery presets there.
  3. LucasLeCompte

    Want a KSR Amp? You probably already have it in the Solo models

    Tone matching a KSR and then using the SLO 100 as the amp could always work wonders too.
  4. LucasLeCompte

    #%%^$£ USB

    Yes, this is all correct, but if one process doesnt work for the USB-C ports, it shuts all of the other ones down. Every process goes through Apple's T2 chip, and it has a mind of it's own. It seems the USB-C ports behave differently with picking up devices in the M1s for some reason. They...
  5. LucasLeCompte

    #%%^$£ USB

    I think the reason it does this is the way Apple Handles USB-C. For USB-C they run all the task USB-C can do through one controller. So in a way its made to run in series. It has to be something like that, which makes sense why a hub fixes it. If one task (like charging the computer) doesnt...
  6. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Ruby Rocket is a great amp! Its based on the Trainwreck Rocket, but it has it's own unique sound! Just a side note, I currently dont have power, water, or anything else really at my house due to Hurricane Ida, so I have no idea when I will be able to upload another Amps of the Axe FX III...
  7. LucasLeCompte

    AxeFX3 and tube amp purchases

    I love the Axe FX III, and bought a Revv Generator 100R. I love Revv and also wanted a good tube head to do pedal and other videos with. Also the Revv isnt in the Axe fx (yet) So it sorta made sense lol.
  8. LucasLeCompte

    Announcing the New FM9 Amp Modeler/FX Processor

    Send it to me when you are done!
  9. LucasLeCompte

    Almost 2 months with no FW update...

    The Team is just busy trying to Model The Line 6 Spider IV for the III/FM3. Since Insane mode and Big Bottom are so epic, it takes a while to get perfect.
  10. LucasLeCompte

    Mayer used an Axe-FX 3 for his new album

    And with that, Tube Purist around the world cried in pain :tonguewink::tonguewink::tonguewink::tonguewink::tonguewink::tonguewink::tonguewink::tonguewink:
  11. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Mesa Dual Rectifier Solo Head is responsible for so many great tones that we all know and love. It is also one of those amps that you either love or absolutely hate! Which Recto is your favorite?
  12. LucasLeCompte

    [SOLVED] My Guitar sounds incredibly fuzzy, flabby, and frankly awful with modern high gain tones - what can I do to fix the sounds?

    Build your own patch. Using presets can be a bit odd because they were made on another system with different guitars. Find a good IR that you like and can see yourself building things around. The Stock ML Sound Lab, Dr Bonkers, and York Audio IRs are a good place to start. Also, check out...
  13. LucasLeCompte

    Difference between FAS Express and FAS Wreck?

    It could be one of those things were one is based on the actual schematic and the other is based off on "ear." This is a good question though.
  14. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The 5150s are some of my favorite amps in the axe fx! They are easy to dial in and do so many things well!
  15. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    That is my headless blackat with Tosin Fishmans! Sorry I took so long to respond! I just now saw your comment!
  16. LucasLeCompte

    Real amp most like "Das Metall"?

    That might have been one of the amps used on the album but Misha has said he used FAS Modern. Jake has also said they used Das and the Recto. I think they used all those amps tbh.
  17. LucasLeCompte

    How to Get Gojira's Guitar Tone From The Way Of All Flesh | Patch and IR Included

    Hey guys! I tonematched the guitars from Gojira's The Way of All Flesh! Patch and IR are on axechange! Make sure you download the tonematch to go along with the patch. Used the 5153 50 watt amp. 100 watt would work as well, I just found the 50 did the trick! Patch...
  18. LucasLeCompte

    Wish Boss hm2

    There is a member on here who has a series called the chain saw files who got the HM2 EQ on the axe 3. Google it and you will be able to find it. BUT an official model would be sick.
  19. LucasLeCompte

    Friedman BE-100 and FM3 - Axe-Fx III (emulate Phil X Demo)

    You could also just tonematch the left channel without the reverb and get an IR/EQ that is close to what he is using. EDIT: Tried tonematching it but it doesnt work. He has reverb on his signal and it throws off the matching.
  20. LucasLeCompte

    Routine Reminder to back up your patches/banks/settings etc.

    Just a reminder to back up your stuff if you havent in a while. Backing mine up now as I type this.
  21. LucasLeCompte

    Simple tip for Recto tones

    I find that with most high gain models lower the MV is the way to go. It cleans things up and keeps things tight.
  22. LucasLeCompte

    HOW CAN ACHIEVE A LOOMIS TONE WITH AXE FX 3

    Find out what amp he uses the most. Tone match a spot from your fav album where it is just his guitar playing. Tone Achieved.
  23. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Fender Princestons are the royalty of the Fender amp line. I found they still have that classic Fender sound but have a unique sound of their own. What are your fav Fender amps in the Axe Fx?
  24. LucasLeCompte

    How to Get Metallica's Tone From the Black Album | Patch and IR Included.

    I believe I was on 16 when I shot this video.
  25. LucasLeCompte

    How to Get Metallica's Tone From the Black Album | Patch and IR Included.

    From youtube. If you type in isolated guitar for almost any song you can find the iso guitars most of the time.
  26. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Ampeg Portaflex bass is a great bass amp. Very simple, to the point, and has a great tone!
  27. LucasLeCompte

    Still nowhere near a darkglass tone - can someone help?

    Find one of the bass amps and make a good clean tone. Then use the Darkglass pedal in front of the amp but get the grit from the pedal itself. That has worked for me in the past.
  28. LucasLeCompte

    How to Get Metallica's Tone From the Black Album | Patch and IR Included.

    I know this has been done many times over the years, but I tonematched the guitar tone from the black album. Patch and IR can be found on axechange. Just search my name on axechange on click on the description in the video. I used the IIC++ (Metallica) amp for the tonematch. Just make sure you...
  29. LucasLeCompte

    Marshall Amp - Fine Tuning

    From the Post EQ my bad. I just mainly cut the nasty mids I dont like and then put the ones I do like in.
  30. LucasLeCompte

    Marshall Amp - Fine Tuning

    This may sound very simple, but go into the EQ tab and cut some mids out. I find that once you cut a little of the lower mids the Plexis are much easier to dial in (no that they are hard to begin with). just -2 to -3 really clears things up for me and lets me focus on getting a good tone.
  31. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The 100 Watt Plexis are pretty special. 70's 100 wattt Plexi is my fav because it is so smooth. Which one is your fav?
  32. LucasLeCompte

    Delay Block Update

    For the record I thought they were fine and had lots of color but I cant so no to more updates.
  33. LucasLeCompte

    New Community Tool/Resource

    This looks really cool! In the video section, you might want to put videos of people using the amps from the axe fx also. Also a darkmode for the site would be cool too! ( I am a sucker for dark mode)
  34. LucasLeCompte

    How to Get Killswitch Engage's Tone From As Daylight Dies | Patch and IR Included

    As Daylight Dies was the album that introduced me into metalcore. It actually still holds up extremely well today. The patch and tonematched IR are up on axechange if anyone wants to check it out! Just make sure you get the IR along with the patch! Patch...
  35. LucasLeCompte

    IIC++ in Cygnus

    One of the best kept secrets in the axe is the proximity and smoothing in the cab block. Check that out and bring up the proximity and that will give you a boost in low end.
  36. LucasLeCompte

    SMG Not Impressed with DI from AxeFX

    Old man yells at clouds again about things he knows nothing about (again). I like Glenn as a person, I honestly do but he needs to stop it with all this click bait stuff he has been doing lately. Its making people hate him.
  37. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Marshall Plexis are prolly the most famous rock amps of all time and we have a LOT to choose from in the Axe Fx! While we do have a lot to choose from, they all sounds pretty good! Which Plexi is your favorite?
  38. LucasLeCompte

    How to Get Periphery's Tone for Periphery 1

    I tone matched the guitar tone from Periphery's first album. IR and Patch are on axechange for anyone who wants to check it out. Axe FX III Preset: https://axechange.fractalaudio.com/detail.php?preset=8888 Axe FX Cab: https://axechange.fractalaudio.com/detail.php?cab=702
  39. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Dumble ODS has tones of lore behind it. Its a very expensive and mysterious amp with its own unique sound!
  40. LucasLeCompte

    Converting older patches?

    Download Fractool. Im pretty sure you can open the patches and see them with Fractool.
  41. LucasLeCompte

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 16.00 "Cygnus"

    yay I can finally upgrade now!
  42. LucasLeCompte

    Replaced Stock Fan In My Early Axe-Fx III - Results Are Very Impressive

    I installed an AC blower in my Axe Fx III and it runs ice cold now. (thanks for the post btw. It sorta seems like changing out the heat sink on a desktop computer).
  43. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Swart Atomic Space Tone Amp is a very small and simple amp but it sounds awesome! It has built in reverb and tremolo, and we have the tremolo modeled in the Axe Fx!
  44. LucasLeCompte

    The REAL Mesa Boogie Mark IIC++

    Use either the JPIIC+ or the IIC++, put gain to taste, and then EQ it the way you want it. Real in the axe fx is subjective. Just get it sounding good, that is all that really matters in the end.
  45. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    Hey guys, Sorry for such the long gap in videos! I was fighting off COVID for the last two weeks! Dr.Z amps are famous for being used but country artist, but they can do so much more than that! These are great amps that have awesome tones!
  46. LucasLeCompte

    AXE FX 3 MARK1 VS MARK 2

    Mk II Is better because it has an RGB Axe fx III logo and everyone knows RGBs give you better tone.
  47. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    Sometimes copies can be better than the original! While the Matchless DC30 is more or less a Vox AC30 copy, some say it sounds even better than the original!
  48. LucasLeCompte

    Can I use a IR designed for Fractal in Logic without any additional software?

    You can only use .syx (which is the axe fx files for IRs) on the axe fx. You cant use them in any other IR loader. You will need to download/buy an IR pack that uses .wavs as the file extension. You can buy the York audio ones in a .wav format I believe. ML Sound Lab also makes some good ones.
  49. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    Sorry for the big break in videos. I hurt my back (looks like I have a degenerating disc) but im feeling way better now! The Marshall JVM410HJS is Joe Satriani's take on his perfect Marshall (being that this was his sig amp for a while). You def can get some cool tones out of it!
  50. LucasLeCompte

    Cygnus 50W Plexi VS Real 50W Plexi

    Both actually sound really good. 1 is brighter, which most people are going to pick because it isnt in a mix. Humans tend to like louder, brighter tones when the guitar is by itself. 2 on the other hand I bet would work very well in a mix since it isnt too bright. But honestly its amazing...
  51. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Fender Blues Jr. is one of those Fender amps that sneaks up on you. Its small but sounds great!!
  52. LucasLeCompte

    Axe-Fx III 16.00 Beta 4 "Cygnus" Firmware - Public Beta

    No way im updating until the Bypass amp gets updated.
  53. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Marshall JMP-1 is one of the most underrated Marshall amps ever. Even though its a preamp it has all the great Marshall Sounds in one place!
  54. LucasLeCompte

    From the Quad Cortex waiting list to a Fractal FX 3 owner

    Yek's amp/drive guide is also another good resource. He breaks down each amp/drive and gievs you tips on how to get them to sound good.
  55. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    Ya like Jazz? Well if you do the Roland Jazz 120 is the amp for you! I played on this amp in college and it does Jazz extremely well!
  56. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Bad Cat Hot Cat 30 is one Bad amp! It can get some nice crunchy tones but also can be mean with lots of gain!
  57. LucasLeCompte

    Talk me out of getting a 5153 lol

    I own a 5150 combo, and I the FX3. With the FX3 you get pretty much every 5150 ever made, and they sound amazing, plus you get loads of effects. Another good thing is that you dont have to wait for the axe 3 to show up. And like everyone is saying you could pair it with a power amp if you...
  58. LucasLeCompte

    How accurate is Fractal DRIVE modeling?

    Metalzone model is perfect
  59. LucasLeCompte

    What happened to Artists Presets?

    People need to realize that no matter what preset you get from anyone/anywhere, you will have to tweak it to make it sounds good on your rig. No matter what. Also complaining that an artist preset sounds "dark" is very immature after they took the time to export it and share it with everyone...
  60. LucasLeCompte

    Gibson buying Mesa?

    Lots of questions: does this mean robo Mesas? Is Gibson going to sue everyone who has ever built a tube amp?
  61. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    Happy new year everyone! First amp of 2021 is the Hiwatt DR103! The DR103 has a great clean sound and in the jumped mode is instant The Who Tone!
  62. LucasLeCompte

    Amp models

    I have a series on youtube called Amps of the Axe Fx III where I go over each amp and talk about it if you would like something in video form.
  63. LucasLeCompte

    Fredrik Thordendal and Meshuggah's Presets

    They used VST's from Cubase Amprack. They just reamped clean signals. They talked about it on the koloss doc at 5:48
  64. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Diezel Herbert is a mean amp! It covers the same ground as the VH4 but does it in its own way! Preset is in the description of the video!
  65. LucasLeCompte

    Axe-Fx III USB Audio Driver version 5.10 (Windows)

    I love how this remembers the install directory but axe edit doesnt :tonguewink:
  66. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Gibson Scout is a super simple amp from the 60's, but it has massive tone!
  67. LucasLeCompte

    Axe-Fx III not seen by PC ... I read and tried everything ... no working

    Have you tried using your axe 3 on another computer to see if it behaves the same way? I think something may be up with your computer.
  68. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Fryette Deliverance is a mean amp! It sounds sorta like a Mesa Mark amp, but it has its own flavor!
  69. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Friedman Small Box is one of my favorite amps in the Axe Fx III! Even though it shares a lot of it's DNA with the Friedman Brown Eye, it has its own unique sound!
  70. LucasLeCompte

    Just updated my Mac computer to the new macOS Big Sur 11.0.1, I am letting all of you be aware..

    My best advice for everyone is to wait at least a month or even two before updating Mac OS. Every time there is a major update Apple changes things and doesnt tell anyone and its a massive mess.
  71. LucasLeCompte

    STL Tone Packs, Exchanged Presets

    What IRs are you using? For me it came down to picking IRs that I got along with that let me dial in tones the way I wanted too. Are you using the EQ tab in the amp block? I find that also helps me take away frequencies that I dont like in my tones. Are you dialing in tones on headphones...
  72. LucasLeCompte

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 14.05

    Firmware Friday On Wednesday!
  73. LucasLeCompte

    Chasing Periphery’s Tone...

    Which album are you chasing? I know P1 was FAS Modern. P2 was the 5150 with the 5150 III power section, P3 was the HBE with the USA DJENT Misha Mix 08, and P4 was a mixing of two ML Sound Lab IRs.
  74. LucasLeCompte

    Is there actual difference between Mesa Rectifier Models?

    I did an entire video on this topic
  75. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    After a bit of a break, im back! This time we are covering the awesome Friedman BE-100! There are NINE different BE (counting the HBE) models in the Axe Fx! I dialed in the amps all differently to show how versatile the BE can be! Which BE is your favorite???
  76. LucasLeCompte

    Axe-Fx 3 Streaming?

    This issue has been driving me crazy all of last night and this morning. I have a work around (sorta). You cant use the line in from the Axe Fx III in OBS. OBS is dumb and doesnt let you split what is coming in. Its grabbing ALL of the audio streams from the Axe Fx Including the DI tracks...
  77. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    Fuchs ODS is based on the mighty Dumble, but has a sound of its own!
  78. LucasLeCompte

    Is The Authentic Tab for the Fox ODS incorrect?

    If I get any of this wrong, please correct me. So in the authentic tab in axe edit, the Low Mid and High knobs arent there. In the normal Fox ODS mode, the way the amp works is that if you pull the mid knob, which gives it more gain aka puts it on the "distortion channel" it by passes the...
  79. LucasLeCompte

    5153 model

    The PVH 6160 (block letter) is one of my favs in the axe fx.
  80. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    Part 2 of the FAS customs is out! This one includes the FAS Moderns and the other high gain amps from Fractal!
  81. LucasLeCompte

    Loving the FAS Amp Models

    I just did a video on the FAS amps! The hot rod is a big fav of mine. It is very easy to dial in. I also like FAS modern. Even though its an older amp from way back in the day it can do heavy stuff every well!.
  82. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    Its FAS Time!! The FAS amps in the axe fx are awesome. Some are born from accidents, others born from the pursuit of the perfect amp. This is going to be Part 1 of 2! In Part 2 I will cover the high gain FAS AMPS!
  83. LucasLeCompte

    Anyone buy their first 'real' amp inspired by their AXE?

    Well I traded for a 5150 combo after only owning one tube amp (H and K statesmen 50) after owning an axe fx for 7 years because I loved the 5150 so much in the axe fx. I would love to own an SLO 100 or 30 watt. Also been really digging the Dirty Shirley #2 lately. I just love that that axe fx...
  84. LucasLeCompte

    I Did a Cover Of Misha Mansoor's Part in Jared Dines Djent 2020

    Jared Dines (youtuber music comeadian) has been doing yearly djent video. Well this year he invited a bunch of people to be in the video with him. I loved Misha part in the video so much I had to do a cover of it. It is basically Skibidi from the band Little Big in Djent form. I used my...
  85. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Bogner Uberschall truly is "Armageddon In A Box." It has lots of gain and is super mean!
  86. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Archon was just added to the Axe FX III In firmware 14.01 and boy is it mean! It has lots of mids to spare!
  87. LucasLeCompte

    Axe-Edit III 1.07.01

    I long for the day when the patch notes will say "Axe Edit now remembers it's install directory on windows."
  88. LucasLeCompte

    Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 14.01

    New Amps????? its Christmas in September
  89. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Bogner Ecstasy (20th Anniversary Edition) is a great amp in the Axe FX! All 4 models of the amp sound great!
  90. LucasLeCompte

    Announcing Axe-Fx III Mark II

    Sweet! The Mark II is now a gamer Axe FX with the RGBssssssssssss!
  91. LucasLeCompte

    S&M2 - Axe-Fx III

    Tone on S and M too was great!
  92. LucasLeCompte

    Axe-Fx III - worth the upgrade?

    From an ultra it is a massive upgrade. Not even from amp sounds, but just from workflow. I find the III very easy to use.
  93. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Engl Powerball is the 2nd Engl we have in the Axe Fx. Its loaded with tons of saturation and big beefy lowend!
  94. LucasLeCompte

    Friedman Dirty Shirley model?

    I like both of them in the axe. Each amp is good at different things.
  95. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Fender Twin Reverbs are some truly legendary amps! AND we get 3 of them in the Axe FX III!
  96. LucasLeCompte

    Drives of the Axe FX III

    The Voodoo Lab Overdrive is a one of the new drives in the Axe FX! It has it's own unique sound!
  97. LucasLeCompte

    Amps of the Axe-Fx III

    The Diezel VH4 is a legendary amp! It has a very unique mid range to it that allows it to blend well with other amps!
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