Ampeg SVX

I’ve always had a thing for Ampeg amps. So when I started looking at Amplitube 2, I naturally checked out the Ampeg SVX software, too. I mean… 4 bass amps 6 cabinets 6 microphones 8 stomp effects … and a tuner? This is all modeled on Ampeg gear. So basically what this represents is a… Continue reading Ampeg SVX

Alembic F-2B Preamp

“When I see’d you, I know’d… they is a God.” An Alembic F-2B preamp was not on my purchasing list when I started rounding up equipment to record with. New ones cost around $1,300. Much too rich for my blood. Especially when I already had so many other ways to record my guitars. Then I… Continue reading Alembic F-2B Preamp

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Alesis D4 Drum Module

Back in the late 1980’s, I’d always sort of liked the drum sounds on my Korg M1 synthesizer. But I really thought I needed something a bit more realistic if I was going to do anything remotely professional. The Alesis D4 was all the rage back then. It was the first professional grade drum module… Continue reading Alesis D4 Drum Module

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Tascam GigaStudio 3

I’d had my eye on GigaStudio for a long time, but assumed that the price would keep me from ever owning it. Then someone sold their’s on eBay for $85. I don’t know the story behind that; whether they already had it and someone gave them an extra copy, or one fell off of a… Continue reading Tascam GigaStudio 3

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