1. We would like to remind our members that this is a privately owned, run and supported forum. You are here at the invitation and discretion of the owners. As such, rules and standards of conduct will be applied that help keep this forum functioning as the owners desire. These include, but are not limited to, removing content and even access to the forum.

    Please give yourself a refresher on the forum rules you agreed to follow when you signed up.
    Dismiss Notice

So, is the scuttlebutt about the Mezzabarba Amps true?

Discussion in 'Axe-Fx II Discussion' started by JT2, Jul 1, 2018.

  1. JT2

    JT2
    Expand Collapse
    Inspired

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2013
    Messages:
    393
    Likes Received:
    212
    Location:
    N. NJ
    If so I'm hoping Cliff gets one to add to our stellar collection inside the Black Magic Box.
     
    Thomas Obester likes this.
  2. Thomas Obester

    Thomas Obester
    Expand Collapse
    New here

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2018
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Slovakia
    +1
     
  3. Muad'zin

    Muad'zin
    Expand Collapse
    Veteran

    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2016
    Messages:
    926
    Likes Received:
    641
    -1

    Plenty of amps that I will never EVER use already. Give me more effects instead. ;)
     
    GotMetalBoy, Kent, Sharka and 2 others like this.
  4. nicolasrivera

    nicolasrivera
    Expand Collapse
    Fractal Fanatic

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2013
    Messages:
    2,600
    Likes Received:
    2,580
    Location:
    Honduras
    Yes, more FX please!
     
    Sharka likes this.
  5. Bruce Sokolovic

    Bruce Sokolovic
    Expand Collapse
    Inspired

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2018
    Messages:
    104
    Likes Received:
    60
    Location:
    New Yawk
    I have both an Mzero OD and a Skill 30 he can borrow to model.
     
  6. zenaxe

    zenaxe
    Expand Collapse
    Fractal Fanatic

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2010
    Messages:
    2,033
    Likes Received:
    1,807
    Is there an effect we don't have? o_O My needs have been covered there forever.
     
  7. Shaw

    Shaw
    Expand Collapse
    Inspired

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2018
    Messages:
    119
    Likes Received:
    120
    Location:
    Nashville
    I have the MZero OD. It's an amazing sounding amp. Would love to see it modeled, but the AxeIII is amazing as is.
     
  8. Muad'zin

    Muad'zin
    Expand Collapse
    Veteran

    Joined:
    Sep 22, 2016
    Messages:
    926
    Likes Received:
    641
    Particle verb? Octo shimmer? And the Line 6 sweep echo on my M-series sounds way more sweeter then filtered delay on my Axe. You can probably recreate particle verb and shimmer by building a whole preset around it, but I don't want to do that. I want something I can easily use (as in 1 block) as part of my regular presets. Recreating a shimmer chain as part of my regular presets eats up tons of DSP. No biggie of course in the Axe III (drool), but it doesn't look like I will get one of those soon.

    In essence, rather then create extensive presets to create ambient/crazy sounds, it would be nice if like Line 6 those sounds could be single FX blocks.

    And like I said, I only use 3 to 4 amp blocks. The rest I never use. What good are more amps to me?
     
  9. Geezerjohn

    Geezerjohn
    Expand Collapse
    Fractal Fanatic

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2010
    Messages:
    3,710
    Likes Received:
    4,184
    Location:
    The Twilight Zone
    +1 on the effects, as long as I get my Ampeg V-4 first.
     
    favance likes this.
  10. Kent

    Kent
    Expand Collapse
    Inspired

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2014
    Messages:
    257
    Likes Received:
    135
    Location:
    Vienna, Austria
    More amps would not move the needle in terms of making the Axe a demonstrably better, convenient or more powerful product. There are so many amps in the box and most amps are VERY similar to each other in design. I can’t imagine not being able to get a desired amp tone at this point.
    Try to easily obtain a granular effect or even a somewhat rudimentary stutter effect. This is hard work or downright impossible.
     
  11. Bruce Sokolovic

    Bruce Sokolovic
    Expand Collapse
    Inspired

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2018
    Messages:
    104
    Likes Received:
    60
    Location:
    New Yawk
    This sounds very much like the Eventide H9 which is an excellent companion to the Fractal
     
    Larry Mitchell likes this.
  12. FreeMind

    FreeMind
    Expand Collapse
    Veteran

    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2014
    Messages:
    896
    Likes Received:
    470
    It would be cool to see new amps still come into Axe 2, sure.
    However, in my case, heh, I don't need no more amps OR effects. The Axe has covered all the ground there is. How many more sub-flavours of vanilla one might need?...
    I am looking forward for further modelling improvements. Would be super neat having the PA+CAB mode for example.
     
  13. zenaxe

    zenaxe
    Expand Collapse
    Fractal Fanatic

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2010
    Messages:
    2,033
    Likes Received:
    1,807
    Honestly, I can think of quite a few areas/choices I'd like to see shored up in the amp collection.
     
    VegaBaby likes this.
  14. Kent

    Kent
    Expand Collapse
    Inspired

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2014
    Messages:
    257
    Likes Received:
    135
    Location:
    Vienna, Austria
    Such as? Are to add weight or evidence to your post?
     
  15. lqdsnddist

    lqdsnddist
    Expand Collapse
    Fractal Fanatic

    Joined:
    May 10, 2013
    Messages:
    3,857
    Likes Received:
    3,783
    I’d like a Marshall valvestate Head modeled. It was my first “real” Marshall stack, as back then I didn’t know much about tubes lol. Went on to get a “propped” 2204, but that Valvestate was sweet for certain tones.

    Same with a Randall Century, another solid stater that really shaped some of my favorite 90s guitar tones

    I be happy to have one or both modeled, for nostalgia as much as anything
     
    Bruce Sokolovic likes this.
  16. Bruce Sokolovic

    Bruce Sokolovic
    Expand Collapse
    Inspired

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2018
    Messages:
    104
    Likes Received:
    60
    Location:
    New Yawk
    take your friedman 2018 model, run your output into a BOSS Metal Zone, dime the gain and you'll be in Valvestate territory :D:confused:
    Played one in a rehearsal studio once. Made me wish I played tuba........
     

Share This Page