Line 6 Sonic Port – Recording In Garageband

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This video takes a look at using the Line 6 Sonic Port to record guitar into Garageband.

via Line 6 Movies:

Sonic Port gives you best-in-class audio quality and inspiring guitar tones on your iOS device. You can jam with the tones of your favorite artists, connect keyboards and speakers to create your mobile recording studio, or plug into your amp and play live. It’s perfect for GarageBand, Jammit, Line 6 Mobile POD and other CoreAudio apps.

 

Line 6 Announces Free Update To POD HD Multi-Effects Processors

At the 2012 NAMM Show, Line 6 announced an update to its POD HD multi effects processors.

The free v2.0 firmware update expands the sonic palette of all POD HD multi-effect processors, and enhances integration with the James Tyler Variax and DT25 or DT50 guitar amplifier dream rig.

For all POD HD multi-effects, the update includes two brand-new HD guitar models, the world’s first HD bass model (with eight incredible mic model choices!) and a new vintage-voiced mic preamp model:

“Flip Top” HD Bass Amp Model. Introducing the world’s very first HD bass amp model based on the immortal Ampeg B-15NF Portaflex, one of the most popular studio bass amps of all time. The modeled cab features the original 15-inch speaker perfect for laying down some serious thump.

Eight New Mic Choices for the HD Bass Amp Model.:

  • Shure SM57
  • Sennheiser 421
  • AKG D12
  • AKG D112
  • EV RE20
  • Shure SM7B
  • Heil PR40
  • Neumann U47

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Moog Lap Steel Looping Improvisation

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Moog Lap Steel Explorations Part 2 – a live looping improvisation by Bill Walker, using the new Moog Lap Steel and Looperlative LP-1. 

The improvisation features the usage of the guitar’s onboard filters, and using an Ethos preamp for distortion, in tandem with the Moog guitar’s infinite sustain capability to get a high volume feedback response at a low volume,

The LP-1 is being controlled by a Gordius Little Giant MIDI controller and an iPhone using the OSC app and a Missing Link WiFi to MIDI adaptor.

via BillWalkerGuitar

Line 6 Pod HD Desktop Guitar Effects (Review)

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Here’s a quick review, via sonicstate, of the Line 6 Pod HD desktop effects processor:

Another Pod featuring the new HD Amp models from Line 6. 22 amps, 22 preamps, 16 cabs, 8 mics and 100+ stomps.

Line 6 Shipping Pod HD Desktop Multi-Effect

Line 6 Pod HD

 

Line 6 is now shipping the POD HD desktop multi-effect,

“POD HD features over 100 M-class guitar effects and ins and outs that are perfect for any project studio,” says Line 6’s Michael Murphy.

POD HD features all 22 of the new Line 6 HD amp models. The models offer a wide range of tones from sparkling cleans to mid-gain crunch to full-bodied, high-gain distortion

The models are based on famous modern and vintage amps including Fender Twin Reverb, Hiwatt Custom 100, Supro S6616, Gibson EH-185, Divided by 13 JRT 9/15, Dr. Z Route 66, Vox AC-30 (Top Boost), Marshall JTM-45 MkII, Park 75, Mesa/Boogie Dual Rectifier, ENGL Fireball 100 and more.

Fully adjustable guitar preamp, power amp, speaker cab and mic preamp models are featured in POD HD as well as over 100 M-class effects featuring choruses, reverbs, delays and more. Up to eight effects can be run simultaneously and in any order.

The display shows quick, at-a-glance review of the entire signal chain. All parameters of all models are edited directly from the homepage.

POD HD features a 1/4-inch guitar input, stereo 1/4-inch balanced outs, USB 2.0, S/PDIF out, 1/4-inch headphone jack, an XLR mic input and an FBV jack for connection to a Line 6 foot controller.

The Line 6 Pod HD retails for about $400.

Free Update For Pod HD Multi-Effects Processors

Pod HDMusikmesse 2011: Line 6 announced today a free update for all POD HD multi-effect processors.

Firmware update v1.3 will include six new HD amp models and five new amp parameters for additional tones and flexibility.

“This free update is our way of thanking POD HD owners for making the POD HD family such a huge success,” says Michael Murphy, Category Manager for POD and Effects Products at Line 6. “The new sets of HD models and parameters deliver a deeper experience to the POD HD platform and more flexibility that we hope will inspire POD HD players.”

The six new HD amp models available in v1.3 are based on channels from three classic American combos (the “Vibrato” channel of a Fender Deluxe Reverb, the “Vibrato” channel of a Fender Twin Reverb and the “Bright” channel of a Fender Bassman), two British half stacks (the “Normal” channel of a Park 75 and the “Normal” channel of a Marshall JTM-45 MkII) and a high-gain Line 6 original.

The inclusion of alternate channels of amps already found in POD HD multi-effects ensures an experience that more closely relates to playing the actual modeled amp.

The new parameters in v1.3 enable POD HD users to further customize and dial in any amount of tube amp feel and behavior. Sag, Hum, Bias, Bias Excursion and Master Volume can be adjusted within any HD amp model, including the 16 that come with POD HD multi-effects processors originally.

Firmware update v1.3 will be available to download from line6.com later this month. Learn more about the v1.3 update and POD HD multi-effect processors at line6.com/podhd.

Dave Mustaine’s Megadeth Guitar Tips

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Dave Mustaine – Megadeth Guitar Tips to being Amazing

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Dave Mustaine of fomer Metallica and present front of Megadeth takes you through the common chords and riffs of many of your favorite Megadeth songs! From Killing is My Business…and Business is Good to Rust in Peace, from Countdown to Extiction to A World Needs a Hero, Mr. Mustaine would love to share these songs with you. Along with the songs, a short back story, a “hidden treasure” displayed for YOUR eyes only! Dave, you’ve done it…AGAIN!

Get 50 Free FX For Line 6 Spider Amps

Line 6 announced today the release of Spider FX Infusion 2.0, the second in a series of free updates that deliver additional collections of effects to Line 6 Spider Valve MkII and Spider IV guitar amplifiers.

Spider FX Infusion 2.0 offers effects based on modern and vintage stompboxes and studio rack gear, as well as many Line 6 originals. 17 sought-after EQs, compressors, and stompbox overdrive tones, 19 vibey delays and reverbs, and 20 wah-wahs, choruses and other mods round out the collection of effects.

Details below. Continue reading Get 50 Free FX For Line 6 Spider Amps