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Re: AW: RME Firewire 800 and Guitar Amp Sim - Preamps

Rainer Thelonius Balthasar Straschill wrote:

>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."
Oh no !
it was Kris saying that.
I LOVE electric guitar direct to board, it's the way I play and record 
since many years.
And I totally agree with what you say here:

> It doesn't
>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 it
>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 recording
>to contemporary pop/rock listeners and ask them whether this is a good 
>       Rainer