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    The Party's Over Journey

    Sounds great, and the playing, as always it's epic
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware 19.00 Beta 1

    It could be just me but I'm getting improved feel when playing, more responsive/dynamic. The upper mids/top end are still bright and crunchy but with less unpleasant frequencies. The distortion overall seems cleaner somehow and there is more glassiness (like when a strat neck pickup hits a...
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware 19.00 Beta 1

    Say what!!!!!!
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    FM3 Firmware Version 5.00 beta 1

    Had a rehearsal on the beta last night, OMG9 setup behaved impeccably and sounded amazing. It felt a bit snappier when connected to FM3 edit as well which is cool, no idea if anything's changed on that front.
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    Wish Dynamic Resonance Supressor (soothe2)

    Soothe2 is such a great plugin, it would be an amazing tool in the AxeFX so +1
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    FM3 Firmware Version 5.00 beta 1

    What an update!
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    Adobe Sucks

    Not just America, the majority of the world.... That's one of the reasons I love companies like Fractal Audio, support the companies that support their customer. I've been an owner since the original Axefx and amazing product aside, the values of the company are to put customers and their...
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    Merry Christmas Fractal Team

    Merry Christmas fractal and everyone else!
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    Anxiously awaiting FM3 firmware 5.0 beta

    I just had rehearsal on 4.01 and there's very little to complain about to be fair. It sounded epic. Not gonna stop me smashing F5.
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    Anxiously awaiting FM3 firmware 5.0 beta

    Yes, I'm sure it will have a new thread for the release 👍
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    Anxiously awaiting FM3 firmware 5.0 beta

    The only bad thing about this thread is that every time I come on the forum I see it and think it's the actual release thread 🤣
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    FM3 Firmware Version 4.01

    There's a post from Matt confirming a new firmware so unless you are saying he's telling porkies then I'm not sure what the point of the post is 👍
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    Max world champion F1!!!!!!

    I'm a Lewis fan, heart was racing there for sure. Might be nice to alter the title just in case anyone has it recorded to watch later on as you'd have just ruined my Sunday :)
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    Anxiously awaiting FM3 firmware 5.0 beta

    Love my little FM3, can't wait for this.
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    Paid presets ... pfff

    I've always struggled with other people's presets, I enjoy learning from them sometimes but with where we are the the current cabs and models it's not really too hard to get a decent tone. I think the transition from Cab in the room or miced cab is the thing that gets most people. Once you get...
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    Finally got the new FM9/FM3 Pedal board put together

    Wow, that's some serious firepower right there mate!! Hopefully get an FM9 when they hit G66, very much looking forward to that.
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    Let's post: AITR clips

    As the others have said, if you use the latest version of AxeEdit, open a cab block, set slot 3 to scratchpad 1 and slot 4 to scratchpad 2, pan them left/right. Then drag the fullres cabs onto each of the slots 3 and 4. Then off you go. We have no way of saving them but it works and only takes...
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    Let's post: AITR clips

    MK1 owner here.... Here's a quick clip I did with the JCM800 on 17 beta (didn't want to update as i'd have to reload the FullRes cabs ;) First section is bascially amp into the CAB with YA VH20 cabs loaded. Then the fullres kicks, then the new Maxoff 808, then the fullres is off towards the...
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 17.00

    Love the Maxoff 808, sounds great in front of the JCM800.
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 17.00 Public Beta 4

    I hadn't realised but I've just uploaded into the scratchpad on my MK1 and they certainly sound like they are FullRes.... I just followed the instructions in the first post selecting scratchpad 1 and 2. No idea on 1.... I'm blending with your VH20 sm57/r121 and it all sounds great.
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    To add to this, my current axe3 patches try and emulate this very crudely. I have one Cab block for close mics and a second cab block in parallel for room/far field IRs. The room block has a reverb block after with a room verb to try and give this effect. Works ok but this would be ideal.
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    Another +1 for asking this to mk1 at the expense of user can slots. It's a no brainer for me especially given the advances in axe edit 3. Clips sound amazing.
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    Wish 8 channels

    I've started using my FM3 more and more and this would be pretty much my only wish, it mainly because I'm a spoilt axefx3 user as well. So +1 from me.
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    Red Sound Elis8 FRFR Review and MF 10 Comparision

    Got a stereo mf10 bundle last week from g66. Looking forward to trying them at rehearsal but I agree with some other comments that at bedroom level they don't sound very frfr at first I thought that the tweater must have been damaged during shipping but after reading comments here it sounds like...
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    New Wave of Classic Rock.

    Cool link, always on the lookout for new bands to try and whilst I've heard of a few in the list there are a lot I've not. Nice one!
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    So Many Things Wrong

    Defo factory reset and load up the factory presets.
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    Dial It In | Bogner Ecstasy

    Sounds great!
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    Axe-Fx III 16.00 Beta 9 "Cygnus" Firmware - Public Beta #6

    Just had a quick 8am jam through the Plexi100 and Recto1 Red. This update is an absolute joke. The low end clarity is amazing and the distortion texture is on the money.
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    Axe-Fx III 16.00 Beta 4 "Cygnus" Firmware - Public Beta

    Ooohh not tried them, was never a massive fan as they needed dialing in and I'm lazy. Will check them out.
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    Axe-Fx III 16.00 Beta 4 "Cygnus" Firmware - Public Beta

    Any chance of adding an ohm selector setting in the amp block? I realise we probably have all the tools to emulate but it could be a cool feature.
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    Axe-Fx III 16.00 Beta 4 "Cygnus" Firmware - Public Beta

    I never liked the slo model, never played a real one but just didn't get on with it but now it's like a fire breathing dragon!
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    You Guys/Gals Are in for Another Treat

    As ever, I can't wait!!!
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    "Sweet Child O' Mine" Live Cover

    Nice playing and great tones, would love a look at the preset if you're happy to share.
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    UK market-Is it now best to order AF3 from Fractal in the US going forward?

    A few things, probably worth reigning in political outbursts on here. The fractal products won't touch royal mail, it'll go via ups like it always has done and whilst they will have to clear it through customs for a "small" fee, I doubt it will delay much.
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    UK market-Is it now best to order AF3 from Fractal in the US going forward?

    My best guess is that fractal will not ship to the UK as it's a pain in the rear end. There's a chance that when ordering from g66 (if they wish to continue to deal with us moving forward....) Would be that you wouldn't pay the local vat/sales tax at the thier end and you would pay any...
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 15.00

    4 x 12.... it makes perfect sense!
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    FM3 Status Update

    Epic products, epic company! Have a great weekend.
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 14.00

    I really love this update, real chunk and thud, clean lows and crunchy highs. Mighty fine.
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    Any Kemper Experts Here?

    From memory it has a low pass filter on it and there's usually a low end hump. I find the more you refine the more it deviates. Probably just user error on my part though .....
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 12.08 Public Beta 3

    I hope beta 4 comes out soon............
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 12.08 Public Beta Part Deux

    Wow, the new pitch block is amazing
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    Confined Bad Horsie

    Thai was his best album by far imho. Tender surrender is something else.
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    Where Has Integrity Gone?

    Greed, end of, it's the sad life we live. That's why I try and surround myself with creators and products that don't choose this route. I've been a loyal fractal customer for ever and this is a big part of the reason (that and uncompromising product quality). I have to swap mobile vendor...
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    Friedman JJ 100 - options for multi fx unit with relays ?

    Unused to use something similar to this about 10 years ago with my Ultra. No need these days as the modelling is good enough now imho...
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    It's the little touches...

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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Release Version 12.05

    The TC sounds great, I've not really kept abreast of new amps since owning the Axe but this complements the other selections nicely. Cheers
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    Software "MIKKO" - Next Gen Cab Sim | Shoot your own IR's [ML Sound Lab]

    I finally tried it the free version today. It was so good that I went on a mad shopping spree and grabbed most of the other cabs for it. I'm only an hour in but damn this thing sounds so good. I've got a bogner mix that's killing me. They cabs seem to work with so many more amps in the Axe...
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    FM3 Now Shipping

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    2020 AxeFxTutorials update

    Always checked out your vids and live streams were cool too. Glad to hear you're on the mend and look forward to any new content you manage to create :)
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    I'm in X Factor Lithuania

    Really well done mate! That Bjork track was totally insanely amazing.
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    Anyone using Speaker Compression?

    Not here, go for it
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    Buying an Axe-Fx 3 ...question...

    I had this a few months back when I sold my engl 4x12 cab to Adam formally of Periphery, was well chuffed!
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    IRs [ML Sound Lab] Halloween Cab Pack

    Of course man, totally understand
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    IRs [ML Sound Lab] Halloween Cab Pack

    Damn it, just back from holiday... Looks like I Missed the boat :joycat:
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    IRs [Tone Addict] - Complete free 3HV & DIZL cab packs.

    Sound tasty, would love to hear it single tracked or just dual tracked.
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    The Temperance Movement

    Yup, I had missed these lot as well. Great guitar tones and grooving riffs. I like them. Only Friend is a particular standout track for me.
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    Am I the Only One Not Using High or Low Cuts Anymore?

    Same here, since beta 10 low and high cuts have not been required. More cab IRs seem to play nicer with more amps. For me, dialing tones is now select an amp and cab and off you go. I usually cut out a few DB in the low mids somewhere which opens up the low and high end further.
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 10.00

    Insane update, cheers guys!!
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware 10.0 Public Beta

    I hope nothing too much changes to the core sound of the beta, it sounds and feels amazing. The upper mid crunch from the Marshalls when you palm mute single notes is just something else!!!
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware 10.0 Public Beta

    This update is awesome! The cab thump is unreal and the top end of the Plexi amps is insane. I WAS totally happy with 9 but damn this is good!
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    AFIII Presets [Fremen] Rock & Metal pack

    Saw these vids popup on my YouTube feed last night, sounding great so I might have to pick them up.
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    Axe-Fx Firmware Version 8.00

    Since firmware 7 I've not been able to put my guitar down, everything just feels great and v8 continues the trend, it sounds a little bit more open than 7 but I'm splitting hairs now so I'll just go back to playing :)
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    Implemented Ability to load multiple local bank files

    Ok, so I checked out the current functionality and it is partly what I was thinking of. The issue is that Axe-Manage is docked over main editor window meaning that you can't scroll through presets and tweak in the editor window before either saving back to the bank or saving to the AxeFX. You...
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    Implemented Ability to load multiple local bank files

    Christ, need to check, apologies if it does.......
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    Implemented Ability to load multiple local bank files

    Not sure if this has been requested before or not but I think it would be cool if you could load multiple bank files up and have them appear for general browsing along with the AxeFX banks/presets. Currently this is only possible by importing a single preset from the bank file meaning you have...
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    SOLD AX8 UK Only

    Hi Ben, I'm based in Birmingham, if you're not fussed about seeing it working then Id be happy to meet somewhere within reason. Cheers Spence
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    SOLD AX8 UK Only

    Hi all, I'm looking to sell my AX8 as its surplus to my requirements now that my FC12 arrived. It's in superb condition, full working order and been lightly used as I've always used my AxeFX as my primary device. It has the latest firmware and I purchased it new from g66 in june 2016. I've got...
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 6.01

    Nice, upgraded fine here . Loving whatevers changed in the poweramp/cab. Low-end seems to have more thump and clarity.
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    FCs in Europe?

    Can't believe how easy the thing is to setup and calibrate!
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 6.00 Public Beta

    Anyone willing to share a link to the beta then please pm it to me :)
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    FCs in Europe?

    Yup, all paid up!
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    FCs in Europe?

    Yup, got my email also :)
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    Touring preset breakdown

    So cool! The patches sound great and what a gig! Congrats.
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 3.02 Public Beta

    I think the Blues OD just gave me a semi! And I've never been a fan of drive pedals......
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 3.02 Public Beta

    Roll on tomorrow morning! Thanks Cliff
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    Axe Fx II Final Update - Breaking News!

    I sold my 2 the other day and it still sounded immense. I upgraded to the 3, but I didn't really need to, I just love new firmware days :) This amount of dedication shown to a single product is neigh on unheard of in the tech industry. Bravo!
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    On the Passing of our Co-Worker Charlie Vessey

    Very sad news, thoughts and best wishes to everyone who knew him!
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    Porcupine Tree cover - firmware 3.0

    Wow, great work fellas, couldn't fault it!
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    ML Sound Lab - Amp Packs TEASER!

    This is something that I ponder on more and more. If I go to a concert and they play ac/dc over the PA before the main band comes on, they are playing it at a similar volume to the main act but they aren't eq'ing the guitars on the CD and my ears aren't bleeding. Probably not the place to...
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    ML Sound Lab - Amp Packs TEASER!

    I picked this up as I've never had much luck dialling in the Mesa's, wow! Really balanced usable tones from start to finish. More playing required!!!
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 3.00 Beta

    Little bit ott, no? We're not forced to upgrade at any point. Might be worth a before and after upgrade clip just incase there's a bug in those amps?
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 3.00 Beta

    My axeedit seemed ok.... I've been using it this afternoon <runs off to check he actually upgraded the firmware to the right version....>
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    Axe-Fx III Firmware Version 3.00 Beta

    I think we're well past where I can workout what's going on ;) I sold my axefx 2 yesterday, I factory reset it and loaded the default presets and didn't get past preset 1 for about 20 minutes.... that thing still sounds amazing and anything the 3 gives is a bonus to me. This update for me felt...
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    [SOLVED] How can i get a more dynamic feel?

    I owned a multiamp for quite a while and whilst it had a feel (that i liked most of the time), when I plugged back into a tube amp it was very different. It's the same with the powered kempers, they have a pleasing "feel" but for me it wasn't like a tube amp. For me the AxeFX 3 is really close...
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    York Audio Checkmate M25 Cab Pack is out now!!!

    I've been preferring m25-1 personally.
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    York Audio Checkmate M25 Cab Pack is out now!!!

    Got it, downloaded it, loving it!
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    York Audio Checkmate M25 Cab Pack is out now!!!

    Just grabbed the M25 pack and the new store just says Order Processing, it used to be instant gratification for Cab Packs :(
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    Non-Minimum Phase IRs

    I've always left that option off in cablab, it seems to result in more space/room in the sound, hard to describe but it kind of takes up less sonic bandwidth.
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    Just got Axe-Fx 3...never been more frustrated

    My advice is to change your current mindset and also to forget the factory presets as they are not going to work. I would setup 1 preset with 4 inputs down the left hand side and the 4 outputs down the right, link each row end to end with shunts. Rather than changing presets to alter the sound...
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    Welcome: FC Controllers!

    They look so cool! Can't wait to see one in action.
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    Don't take the Axe-Fx III for granted! (Tried Line6 Helix)

    I've tested out the helix vst and didn't really get on with it. For me the Axefx 3 is the first modeller that I've ended up playing more than I've been tweaking. It's been a revelation for me.
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    AFIII Presets Axe-FX III AustinBuddy's 1400+ Naked Amps TonePack - Fully Updated for Cygnus 18.03, now available!!!

    These are simply amazing! So many usable tones. If you want to know how good the AxeFX 3 can sound then this is it! I've spent the last 3 days playing rather than tweaking, thanks so much!
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    The Fender Deluxe Reverb is spot on!

    Sounds bloody great!!!
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    Implemented Multiband Comp Xover Freqs - Greater Range

    Yup this would be cool. I like the sound of an extra frequency band also :)
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    I am addicted to cab Air

    I find about 5% can help sweeten up the topend.
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 10.01 Firmware Release

    First rehearsal with the new firmware last night, damn! A few obvious improvements for me. 1. Wood! - The new firmware increases the woody nature of the sound, love it 2. Chunk - more chunk, less flub, thank-you please 3. Crunch - less ice pick, more crisp/crunch All in all, love it, so...
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    Axe-Fx II "Quantum" Rev 10.00 Firmware Release

    Wow, this will ride me over nicely until I can get my hands on an Axe 3 :)
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    [Choptones] the most complete Impulse Response Packs (IR)

    Took a punt and grabbed this pack, my first choptones pack and all I can say is damn... These are great! I was after a Slash afd type tone so I called up the various sm57 cap/cap edge combos and there it was. First time I've really been happy using a single 57 IR on its own. Probably gonna...
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