Kemper profile: Mbritt’s Belchy Bomb

Have Guitar zooms in on one particular Kemper profile – the Belchy Bomb 50 2 from Mbritt. This is one heck of a profile that I often return to because … it sounds great! And this video is all about that one profile from Mbritt.

This profile is taken from a Bletchley Bomber 50, which should resemble something like a Marshall JMP.

I’ll showcase the Belchy Bomb 50 2 with five different guitars: Gibson Les Paul, Gibson Standard High Performance, Stratocaster American Standard Stratocaster, Harley Benton TE70 Black Paisley and the ESP Phoenix II.

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Kemper Rig Manager – Tutorial Pitch Effects

Have Guitar takes a look at the “Tutorial Pitch Effects” that comes with the Kemper Rig Manager. With introduction of support for Rig Packs in Rig Manager we got a bunch of interesting profiles to play around with… this video is very much like the “Mbritt noodling” video, it’s really just me noodling around with the various profiles that comes with the rig pack called “Tutorial Pitch Effects”.

I had a blast playing with these profiles, they really gives you a creative boost with those various pitch effects added to allready great sounding Kemper profiles. Hope you’ll like the video and if you do – don’t forget to subscribe to the channel. As always a Big Thanks to all of you who already supports Have Guitar by subscribing!

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Rig Showcase: ReampZones Engl Savage 120

Have Guitar is happy to be able to present – pictures at an exhibition! No, wait, that’s not it… ah, yes – ReampZones Engl Savage 120! Oh metal, you think but think again! This is a really flexible profiles pack for your Kemper, containing profiles that sweep from clean to raw gain and anything between. Or as ReampZone says it on their webpage: “A highly versatile 120 high gain monster with a fantastic natural tight bottom end , this head can do it all from crisp cleans to blazing metal at the tip of your fingers.” I could not agree more!

In this Rig Showcase from Have Guitar you will get a varied selection from these profiles – mostly lined recording but also some samples from live in the room. For a couple of these Kemper profiles I’ll be adding delay and the infamous transpose effect but otherwise all profiles are dislayed as they come when you buy this pack (that contains 53 Direct Profiles and 28 Studio Profiles for your KPA). Also included are some backing track demo’s so who can hear the profiles “in the mix”.

Guitars used in this rig showcase: Gibson Les Paul 1976, Harley Benton TE-70 Black Paisley (with Fender Texas Specials pickups), Fender Stratocaster (Shawbucker) and an ESP Phoenix II.

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Rig Showcase: ReampZones Marshall 2555X Silver Jubilee

Have Guitar is proud to present a Kemper Rig Showcase for ReampZone’s Marshall 2555X Silver Jubilee. In this rig pack you will get 29 Direct profiles and 33 Studio profiles with gain from 0 to 8. The profiles in this pack really reflect the original amp, that was redesigned for more tonal flexibility than (at the time) the previous Marshall amps.

As Marshall puts it on their webpage for this amp: “The Bass, Middle, Treble & Presence controls, although shared between channels, were re-designed and offered more tonal variation than any other Marshall product had before.” My opinion is that there are some really sweet tones to be found in this pack and well, it certainly sounds like a Marshall should!

In this Kemper Rig Showcase I will demonstrate a selection of these fine profiles, the examples will be mainly lined recordings but I included a couple of “live in the room” samples for comparisons sake. I’ve also included some samples where the profiles are used together with backing tracks, a good way to showcase how they work in the mix.

Guitars used in this Rig Showcase: Gibson Les Paul ’76, Gibson Ace Frehley “Budokan” Les Paul Custom V.O.S., ESP Phoenix II and Harley Benton TE-70 Black Paisley – a good selection of guitars with very different sounds for a wider aspect of how these profiles sounds.

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Rig Exchange Recommendation: Joptunes Marshall JTM50 Black Flag

Have Guitar! is happy to present a new feature on the channel: The Rig Exchange Recommendations! In this first REXR we have a very nice Marshall JTM50 Black Flag from Joptunes. I’ve been looking awhile for commercial profiles pack of the Marshall JTM50 but have only found the Marshall JTM45… the difference might not be that big but when you know what you want… anyways, so I found this on the official Kemper forums and well, then the idea of this feature was born.

In this video Have Guitar will demo the Marshall JTM50 Black Flag with both lined and live in the room examples. Guitars used: Gibson SG Standard High Performance, Harley Benton Black Paisley (Fender Texas Specials) and a Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker).

Many thanks to Joptunes for sharing these excellent profiles for free on the Kemper Rig Exchange – thank you, sir!

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Rig Showcase: Top Jimis Stevens 100 Pack

Have Guitar proudly presents a Rig Showcase for Top Jimis Stevens 100 Pack. A rig pack loaded with 20 Studio Profiles for your Kemper Profiling Amp. These profiles recreates the sound of the Friedman SS100, Steve Stevens signature model amp. For my part, I fell for this pack directly when I heard the demo at Top Jimis web page; I just had to get it and so I did! To me these profiles have a really nice character and a great sounding tone in them, but don’t take my word for it – listen to this Rig Showcase right now and make your own opinion.

In this Rig Showcase I will be using four different guitars to demo these profiles: Gibson Les Paul 1976, Gibson Ace Frehley Budokan Les Paul Custom VOS, ESP Phoenix II and the infamous Harley Benton Black Paisley (with Fender Texas Specials pickups). All in all a great set of electric guitars to provide very broad perspective of how these Kemper profiles actually sound. Most, if not all, of the sound examples will be lined recordings so you’ll know what it will sound like if you get this pack (and I think that you should…!).

This is what Friedman themselves write about the original amplifier:
“The SS100 is a 100-watt EL34 powered, two channel plus BOOST, high gain tone machine that is capable of producing many styles of music from blues to classic rock and from heavy rock to metal by simply adjusting the gain and master controls. Likewise the versatile and gorgeous clean channel is great for a whole palette of styles.

You will notice instantly, the tight bottom end and rich harmonically detailed chords and single notes. This amp cleans up remarkably well with the guitar’s volume control, even with the amp on higher gain settings. ”

And of course, I will do just that – rolling off the volume to show you how Top Jimis profiles handles that through the Kemper.

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New Rigs in Kemper Rig Manager (2.0.18) “MBritt Noodlin'”

A new ‘bonus’ video from Have Guitar! Gotta celebrate a little when the number of subscribers passed over 200 – thanks! So, this is really exactly what the title says – noodlin’ around with some of the new Mbritt profiles that came with the 2.0.18 update for the Kemper Rig Manager software. It’s no full playthrough of all the Michael Britt profiles, I just played around with some of the ones that I liked and taped it at the same time…

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Rig Showcase: ReampZones Marshall JCM 800 Lead Series 1987

Have Guitar proudly presents a Rig Showcase for ReampZones Marshall JCM 800 Lead Series 1987 Kemper profile pack. It’s practically a rock and roll machine and in this pack you’ll get 20 studio profiles and 5 direct profiles. This screams classic Marshall amplification but a bunch of boosts such as the Suhr Riot and Klon Centaur has been used in the profiling process (for a full list see the below link to ReampZones website) which provides expanded tonal abilities. The profiles are tested with a Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker) and an ESP Phoenix II.

The Marshall JCM 800 series was introduced in 1981 (even though the Marshall 2203 and 2204 had been in production since 1975) an d lots of metal and rock band used this amplifier in the 80’s. Did you know that the name “JCM 800” comes from Jim Marshalls initials together with the numbers from the number plate on his car?

In this video Have Guitar! will give away previously unpublished profile from ReampZones Fuchs Black Jack 21 MKII Kemper profile pack. Just watch the video and find the give-away-link to get this Kemper profile for free! Many thanks to ReampZone for this generous offer!

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Kemper Distortion Stomps

Have Guitar takes a look at the built-in distortion effects / stompboxes in the Kemper Profiling Amp. There are seven of them; distortion, overdrives and fuzz… all trying to emulate the real deal like TS-808, MXR Distortion+, Electro Harmonix Big Muff and the ProCo Rat – to mention some of them. All of these seven distortion effects will be applied to the same profile (Orange TH30 (Modded) from ReampZone) in this video to make it easier to hear how they affect the sound and also to make it easier to hear the difference between these Kemper effects. And what would a rundown like this be worth if we didn’t turn the knobs? I’ve tested them all in four different settings (where possible as some of them doesn’t have a tone control) for maximum diversity.

Some say the distorion effects in the Kemper Profling Amp are sub-par but I really don’t know if I agree on that statement. Now, many profiles comes with gain enough allright and some profiles has been created withreal stompboxes in the chain as boosts but that doesn’t mean you cant activate these built-in effects to tweak and/or color the profile according to your taste… you kan keep the gain up but the volume up to strenghten the tone a bit, color the sound with some more / less treble or low / high pass filters through the tone control. The options are endless and the hunt for the perfect sound never stops!

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Index –
02:45 – Reference tone
03:07 – Short on adding effects
04:11 – Grean Screem (TS-808)
06:11 – Plus DS (MXR Distortion+)
07:52 – One DS (Boss DS-1)
09:59 – Muffin (EH Big Muff)
12:11 – Mouse DS (ProCo Rat)
14:00 – Fuzz DS (Dunlop Fuzz Face)
15:54 – Metal DS (Boss Metal Zone)

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Rig showcase: ReampZone’s Fuchs Blackjack 21 MKII

Back with a fresh Kemper rig showcase and here Have Guitar proudly present s ReampZone’s newest rig pack: the Fuchs Blackjack 21 MKII – sounds so good I got GAS for an amplifier like this! Just sorry I couldn’t find any dealer in Sweden or even Europe who’s got it in stock.

Yeah, this Kemper rig pack sounds that sweet so take a listen to my video, then buy the pack (it will save you a great deal of money…!).