Amp modelling vs Tube Amps: Has ‘digital’ won the guitar tone war?

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Recently, the “tube amps versus modelling” debate has heated up online. Products like Line 6’s Helix, Fractal Audio’s FM3, Hotone’s Ampera and, of course, the Kemper Profiler are getting closer and closer to the sounds of real classic valve amps. Recently, players like John Mayer and even Mark Knopfler have used guitar modellers live during concerts, instead […]

Virtual Guitar Amp Software Round-up Part Three: IK Multimedia Amplitube 4

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In this third part of my virtual guitar amp roundup, I will be giving you my opinion and overview of IK Multimedia’s Amplitube 4. This bundle is just part of the Italian software developers portfolio and has a come a long way in the last 10 years, but has it kept up with more recently released […]