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Old 28th December 2010
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best amp sim plug at the moment.

at the moment what the best amp sim (i know this changes all the time) i demoed soft tubes vintage amp room. i liked it. it's straight ahead no bells and whistles. and im about to buy it. is there anything alot better. i have good amps i just want the flexibility. thanks
Old 28th December 2010
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Softube's amp sims are definitely my favourite. They put the effort into making the plugin sound good before making it look good, which is seemingly where IK went wrong.
Old 30th December 2010
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well i bought it. im going direct through a hamptone tube pre (built by scott hampton) into my apogee mini me. into pro tools le via 003.
ive got my phase/levels etc. all set proper.

And the level on my meters,are way low. not near clipping. and im still getting a clipping distortion sound. i put a trim plug on and dropped it 20db and that took care of it but killed the sound and dynamics. after i recorded the pass and pulled the trim plug it sounded fine. is this just the nature of var. or am i missing something.
Old 30th December 2010
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Hi gain stuff
Revalver -> Recabinet
LePou Plugins - > Recabinet

Mid gain stuff
Lepou Hybrit -> Recabinet

Ive tried and own most of the classics GR4, Amplitube 3 etc... works sometimes but lacks everything good in tone... mostly.
Old 30th December 2010
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I have to choose axe fx, it comes close but nothing like playing through glowing el34s
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