[linux-audio-user] simulating guitar distos at linux

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Sat Feb 26 10:48:26 EST 2005

On Sat, 2005-02-26 at 08:00, MarC wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm searching a way to record a good guitar distorsion under linux. I 
> already have a distorsion effects pedal (Zoom GFX8) which sounds quite 
> good connected to a good guitar amplifier.
> However when I connect it to my soundcard I loose the pre-amp, amp and 
> speaker effects and it sounds crapy. Do you know any program/LADSPA 
> plugin/other plugin to simulate those steps? Specially I would like to 
> simulate well the speaker/cabinet.
> I would like get rid of the amp + mic to record... But it's not easy for 
> the disto style which I search (Mesa-Boogie style, reference sound from 
> bands: Refused, Funeral for a Friend, Poison the well, Thrice...). Do 
> you think it is possible? What do I need?

    I haven't found anything in Linux but I can recommend a Behringer
V-Amp or V-Amp Pro.  They sound great recorded direct.  The V-Amp Pro
has S/PDIF I/O as well.


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