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Category Archives: Amp Modelling

Vox quietly announces their new VX Series Modelling Amps

Written on June 26, 2015 at 12:19 am, by Jon

I say quietly because I haven’t seen any press releases about the new VX Series from Vox amps and usually these kind of announcements are saved for NAMM but instead Vox simply updated their website and posted some videos on …

Positive Grid Launches BIAS FX – A new pro-grade Guitar Effects and Amp Rig

Written on April 28, 2015 at 11:00 pm, by Jon

When I first tried Positive Grid’s BIAS for iPad I was blown away. The level of detail included in their Amp Modelling and designing app was, and still is, unsurpassed by any other Software company. Not only does BIAS look …

Review: Scuffham Amps S-Gear 2

Written on August 21, 2014 at 8:35 am, by Jon

Scuffham S-Gear 2
Scuffham Amps were brought to my attention a few months ago and I was immediately interested in checking out their Amp Modelling plugin S-Gear (S-Gear also runs as a standalone app) after reading the backstory on the company, more of …

StompBox Band iOS – Another Great Looking Amp/Effects Modelling App

Written on August 12, 2014 at 10:02 pm, by Jon

I’m constantly amazed by not only the amount of guitar and effects modelling apps that are available for iOS but also the quality, and I don’t just mean the audio quality either, the entire user experience of these apps including …

Positive Grid BIAS Expansion Packs Review

Written on August 4, 2014 at 7:53 pm, by pappy

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Positive Grid is a big deal to me because of the quality of their apps in the iOS world. When they first entered the fray, they did so with JamUp XT and JamUp Pro. JamUp XT was free

New iOS Amp Modelling App “ToneStack” from Yonac

Written on July 9, 2014 at 10:13 am, by Jon

I know you’re probably thinking, “another amp sim app?!”, yes another and it’s good, really good! I’ve been testing ToneStack by Yonac Software on my iPad using my iRig HD interface and the first thing I noticed was how little …

Positive Grid BIAS coming to desktop soon

Written on June 25, 2014 at 6:17 pm, by Jon

For me, Positive Grid’s BIAS is one of the greatest apps ever released on the iPad (and iPhone too since my review). Not only is it incredibly fun to play amp designer the results you get from customising amps; switching …

Positive Grid release major update to JamUp Pro iOS App

Written on June 10, 2014 at 6:25 pm, by Jon

Positive Grid JamUp Pro
San Diego, CA (Jun 10, 2014) — Positive Grid updates its flagship guitar and bass multi-effects app JamUp with major new features. New JamUp includes three new Expansion Packs: Vintage Effects, Acoustic Pro, and Gurus Amps®, built-in BIAS integration with …

Gear Demo: Brainworx bx_rockrack Guitar Amp Plugin

Written on June 3, 2014 at 9:09 pm, by Jon

There are many amp simulation plugins available for Mac & PC and I have demonstrated a lot of them here on Guitar Noize. I’m always looking for new sounds so when my friend Marcel Yammouni told me about the Brainworx

ENGL Amp Models added to Amplitube Custom Shop

Written on April 22, 2014 at 8:27 am, by Jon

Although there has been an unofficial ENGL Powerball called the German Gain model in the IK Multimedia Amplitube Custom Shop for some time it is now an officially licensed ENGL Model along with the ES650 which can create classic rock …