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

MarC marc_contrib at ramonvinyes.es
Sat Feb 26 13:15:22 EST 2005

I already tried V-amp and I didn't like it. I prefer the Zoom GFX8 (a 
lot of people will think that I am crazy but yes... I don't like the 
distos of V-amp, they are too "crunchy" for me). However maybe I didn't 
play enough with it to get a good sound...

Does V-amp Pro improve it significantly?

En/na Jan Depner ha escrit:

>On Sat, 2005-02-26 at 08:00, MarC wrote:
>>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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