Machine Gun

Factory preset 106 - Machine Gun from the latest Axe-Fx III factory preset pack does some amazing Hendrix tones. These were recorded with my McCarty 594 semi-hollow, bridge pickup with the coils tapped for single coil goodness.

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Triple Amps

If you’re lucky enough to own more than one Fractal Audio device you can devise some pretty HUGE sounding guitar tones by running the all at the same.

Insanity, you say? Maybe so!

I use the Axe-Fx III as...

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3 Sigma IR Comparison

I’ve posted on the Fractal Audio forum about the 3 Sigma Audio acoustic guitar IR files in the past (ref). I wasn’t overly pleased with their J15 IRs (ref) when I paired them with the piezo output from...

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Burgs' Twilight Stereo

The inimitable and golden-ear’ed burgs on the Fractal forum made a post a while back about an amp from Magnatone that did this cool stereo phase thing. Hard to explain, go listen to his demo video of the amp...

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An example of using a exponential LFO on a panning block to create a more interesting motion in the left-to-right-to-left panning effect as the rate of change speeds up and slows down versus staying linear the way it would with...

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Space Junk

A funky octave preset with a Mu-Tron filter on it.

Preset is here


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How I Practice Guitar

Over time I’ve come to realize that how you tackle problems matters more than what you know before you start tackling a problem. Having a system for subdividing a problem and addressing its issues in smaller, manageable pieces can make...

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