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  1. H

    Quick bypass for FX?

    Hi all - just got my FM3 today, and am completely overwhelmed by the interface! As i'm using it as a studio recording tool, i'm going to be using mainly simple amp -> cab setups. Is there a shortcut/way to quickly go in and bypass all FX? The unit has reverbs and delays on almost everything so...
  2. Whynot Jansveld

    Shimmer Pad [Video]

    Hey guys, I’ve had this shimmer pad in my main preset for a while now, and while I use it on bass, it works great on guitar or any other instrument as well. I designed it not so much as a reverb type effect but more as a ghostly atmospheric pad that kind of hovers in the background, reacting to...
  3. Sauro_on_guitar

    testing the "stack" option on some effects...

    in the new Axe Fx3 firmware there's a very cool option ... in many effects (delay, reverbs etc ...). It is possible to freeze the sound... ok, nothing innovative but wait! ...unlike the "hold" function of other gear there's something new here! With this so called "stack" you can freeze the...
  4. Burgs

    'Rock Worms'. Taking the Stack facility into Shroomsville. Free preset and demo.

    This started out as a fairly tame excursion into the wondrous Stack facility that the Reverb and Delay blocks give us (thanks, Cliff!), but it quickly became something else. The video will tell the story and there's a download link for the preset as well. Have fun. Axe Change link...
  5. D

    Infinite Sustain Help

    Hello everyone! I’ve always dreamed of having that synthy kinda infinite sustain on the guitar but with its True Tone. I was wondering if there is this anyway to sorta do this with the axe? I was thinking about having the hold from the reverb connected to an ADSR, but I don’t seem to have much...
  6. A

    Hold Button in Reverb - Mutes Too Much?

    Hi, I am creating a string pad sound, using the hold button in the basic reverb block. Well, I am violin player with an Axe-Fx iii, so I'm excited about the possibilities. However - while the hold button sustains the sound [very good - just like my Big Sky]; it also mutes the sound, and by...

    AX8 Reverb (Brother in Arms) ;-)

    For today (Monday), a wonderful ballad ! ☺️
  8. D

    Delay/reverb tails isolation question

    Hey all, I am wondering if there is a away to isolate the tails of the reverb/delay or even potentially any other effects? I am pretty sure I saw in a video (probably by @2112 or @LucasLeCompte ) about it being done, but I believe that is lost in the bowels of my viewing history by this point...
  9. C

    AX8 Verb vs Slate VerbSuite

    Hey everyone, I've been a long time user of the AX8. Love it! However, I just started getting back into songwriting and I plugged my unit to Reaper to lay down a few ideas. I decided to add the VerbSuite plugin to play around with verb sounds and holy cow! My guitar just came to life. The...
  10. Budda

    Post-whatever players, what's your FX8 setup?

    As the title states, I'm hoping to see what other post-rock/hardcore/metal players are running for their FX8 setup. As someone who's coming from a timeline/bigsky rig, it some exploring to find cool reverbs and delays. That and the fact that the editing options are so deep, I probably won't...
  11. L

    Question about stereo presets/enhancer block

    So i bought my AX8 about 3 months ago and I've been using it mono ever since (dumb i know!) because i didnt want any complications while i got adjusted to the system. now i feel comfortable with the AX8 and I want to go full stereo for live applications. I read that the enhancer block is a...
  12. Budda

    Wish Ability to always run two reverbs

    I play in a "post-hardcore" band where I commonly use more than two reverb sounds, and I have found that I quickly run out of CPU if I have two reverb blocks + two delay blocks + two drive blocks. Switching between presets to have 4 distinct reverb sounds in one song isn't ideal in a live...
  13. C

    Reverb never actually 100% mix?

    Hey, Has anyone else noticed that when you set a reverb up, if you set the mix to 100%, you still ALWAYS hear your guitar coming directly through, un-affected? Is there anyway to just hear the actual 100% reverb signal - no dry signal? Cheers, Chris.
  14. S

    Axe FX III for modern church music without strymon pedals?

    Question for the longtime axe fx users out there. I'm buying all new gear after spending some time away and I need some advice. I kept my guitars but need a new modeler and effects system. I don't want to have to buy any pedals though... I understand the axe fx III's amp sims are the best out...
  15. Semih Yanyali

    Reverb in Amp Block ? - Any benefit soundwise?

    If my memory serves me right back in time there were some discussion why we can't get the exact reverb sound of amps which come with a plate or spring reverb. i kinda remember there were some CPU issues about baking the reverb in the right spot in Amp block. Would this be possible since we have...
  16. camilovelandiamusic

    Axe FX III: Reverb Block (Part 1)

    Here are the first 11 reverbs! More to come! Would love some feedback! :) Axe FX III Reverb Block Part 1
  17. R

    New user on here

    Hello everybody. I am new on fractal audio world. I'm writing from Italy... I have an youtube channel. As you can understand i am a fan of The Edge sound . You can watch my videos on that link. I know that the fractal fx is the best unit for get that sound,especially for delays and reverbs. I...
  18. Semih Yanyali

    Wish Meter for Ducker Attenuation in blocks like Reverb, Delay

    The compressor block already have smth similar, so we are able to see when the compressor kicks in, how much it attenuates and so on. I think it would be helpful if we were able to see, as an example: how much signal is coming into the reverb block (could be a green line in the meter) and how...
  19. Assmanthegreat

    Ambient Worship Patches???

    Does anybody have some Ambient Reverbs like the Particle Verb, Strymon Big Sky, Afterneath, etc? Any help would be much appreciated!!
  20. camilovelandiamusic

    FAS-FX Reverb Plugin Not Installing.

    Does anyone have this problem also? I just purchased the FAS-FX Reverb Plugin. It downloaded, and when I open to install, it tells me the developer's certificate is expired. I can still choose to install anyway, but when I do and it finalizes, the plugin doesn't show up anywhere. Can't find it...
  21. CodePoet

    "Interstellar" Presets and Tutorial

    (Warning: Cross-posted over on the Axe-Fx Presets forum) A demo and tutorial on the design of the "Interstellar" preset on the Fractal Audio Axe-Fx II XL and AX8. This preset uses a Shepard Risset-Glissando technique to mimic the sounds found in some recent Christopher Nolan / Hans Zimmer films...
  22. CodePoet

    "Interstellar" Presets and Tutorial

    A demo and tutorial on the design of the "Interstellar" preset on the Fractal Audio Axe-Fx II XL and AX8. This preset uses a Shepard Risset-Glissando technique to mimic the sounds found in some recent Christopher Nolan / Hans Zimmer films. Uses the synth block and some Deep Space reverb to get...
  23. Milco

    Smooth solo tone!

    Hey guys made this solo tone using the solo clean with a bit of drive from the ts808. What other amps or methods have you used to get a similar tone? Let me know what you think!
  24. marklumsley

    Transforming the Fender Super Reverb's 40w into the Silverface 70w version?

    Hi guys! I'm playing around with the Super Reverb with a 4x10 Superverb Mix (one of the latest stock cabs to be added), and I'm trying to keep the controls as true to the original amp as possible without too much deviation. But my question is that if I wanted the Super Reverb's 40w output to...
  25. ralphonz

    Reverb Hold Default State

    Hi All, Whenever I assign an external controller to the reverb hold, it's default state is on when it should be off. I think this is a bug but posting here first... First i unplug my mastermind GT completely from the axe fx. Then I set the hold switch to off in the reverb block (using axe...
  26. Milco

    Parallel reverb and delay

    I know it may not be the most liked song in this forum, but I thought the song could use some 8 string guitar haha First time using reverb and delay parallel to the clean tone and I think I like it way more. Let me know what you think!
  27. Scott M Landry

    Delay/Reverb Trails

    So, I've been doing some reading/research and I still can't seem to get the answer clear. Maybe it's a lack of coffee... How do you get the delay or reverb to trail while switching scenes within a given preset? Say, I have two delay blocks in series. The first delay in the chain is on X state...

    A new song with ML Tweed Deluxe! (Upcoming Cab Pack)

    Feels good to be writing songs again and here's what the Tweed Deluxe inspired me to write: Click here to hear the clip in high quality! I was trying to challenge myself and keep things real so the Tweed Deluxe amp sim is all default throughout this clip except for the drive was set to 8...
  29. Per Boysen

    FAS shop declined Visa - how to buy?

    I just tried to buy the FAS Reverb plugin from Sweden and got my Visa card declined: Gateway Response: This transaction has been declined. Payment declined. Please verify your information or change your payment method by selecting a new payment method below. Any ideas how to get this...
  30. AndyKay

    Problems with "mute fx out" bypass mode

    I try to understand the influence of the bypass mode parameters "thru", "mute fx out" and "mute fx in" on the level of DIRECT SOUND for DELAY1, REVERB, etc. blocks when used in series. I only mention the DELAY1 block here (REVERB, etc. behave the same): - I use DELAY1 block (in series) - MIX...
  31. AndyKay

    Problems with DELAY1 and REVERB parameters MIX, LEVEL

    I try to understand some parameters in AX8-edit, mainly how MIX and LEVEL work for DELAY1 and REVERB blocks when used in series. - I use DELAY1 block (in series) - I set this block to BYPASS (with SPACE key) - altought the block is bypassed, I can change the volume of my direct signal with the...
  32. guitarguy_one

    Jeff Buckley reverb sound live in Chicago

    Hi Everyone! I've been trying to figure this one out for a long time now... There is a sound that Jeff achieves in the Live in Chicago show during the song 'Dream Brother' that I would really like to be able to recreate, but I'm having a very hard time succeeding. I know he uses a Fender...
  33. Igor Paspalj

    Van Halen - Eruption with FAS Reverb

    Just started playing with FAS Reverb, and here's a quick try of Eruption. Few mistakes here and there, though... :) I recorded dry guitar with Axe FX II and then applied FAS Reverb in Logic. Btw, Reverb is AWESOME (that's why I cranked MIX more, compared to original recording, lol), too many...
  34. T

    Infinite verb/delay/sustain help!

    Been using this forum to learn more about my Axe Fx 2 for a while but first time posting a question. Currently on tour with a band who uses a "noise" patch to sustain a note forever while being able to change guitars in the middle of the set. I'm having trouble figuring out how to get it...
  35. W

    2 reverbs

    I like to use one reverb to get a little bit of an in the room sound, and a second reverb for big lush verb effect sounds....I'd like to have 2 lush verb sound possibilities, so one reverb with x/y isn't quite doing it for me right now.
  36. R

    Mellow Reverb for Archtop Jazz

    Hello, I have an Axe-FX II XL+ and am relatively new to same, and have been searching among the included presets for a mellow sounding reverb to use with my hollow body arch tops but have yet to find one. Can any of you power users offer a suggestion as to where I might find one, either from...
  37. Smittefar

    Reverb Settings - Blind Test

    Put your CPU where you ears are !! :) With all the talk about how much CPU the Reverbs cost, I thought we should have a little test - So I made a preset with comp, amp, cab, looper and reverb. I chose the reverb preset "Rich Hall" I recorded eight different reverb settings Normal Quality...
  38. J

    New here, on the fence, a few questions...

    Hello all. I have been hovering in the Fractal forum for years, but I finally decided to join as I am seriously eyeing an fx8 and an Engl e530. A little background on my situation... In 2007 I picked up a Mac Book Pro and guitar rig with the foot switch, sold my Mesa recto verb 2x12 combo and...
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