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Re: RME Firewire 800 and Guitar Amp Sim - Preamps
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rainer Thelonius Balthasar Straschill" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Have you read Nels Cline's opinion about guitar amps ang guitar tone,
> especially in his "amp de jour" article? He seems to be using about the
> settings as you are.
Thanks, I will check that out!
> And Luca said:
> "The electric guitar by itself is basically a piece of wood with a pickup
> and strings on it....sounds like total crap when you run it through a
> regular line input or mixer board, etc."
> Although I'm well aware of the fact that you have years of deep research
> electric guitar sound under your belt, I dare to disagree here. It
> sound total crap, it just doesn't sound what people come to expect from
> electric guitar sound. Same goes if you take a really good drumkit, put
> in a good room and mike it with two or maximum three excellent mikes (no
> close-miking, mind you), record that properly and then play that
> to contemporary pop/rock listeners and ask them whether this is a good
Heh heh...I said that, Rainer, not Luca. :) It was an exerpt from an
I sent to Jeff Kaiser,
and I prefaced it with a disclaimer that it was extreme and based on
frustration. I still
stand to my comment that for me plugging any guitar (solid body electric
hollow body PRS, or the tons of other guitars I've owned over the years)
a mixer board produces very undesireable results and tone. "For me" it
like crap...sterile and lifeless. Perhaps someone likes the tone...not me.