Kemper Drive – New drive FX for the Kemper Profiling Amp

The drive effects in the Kemper Profiling Amp has finally got some updates! It is still in the beta version so you need to be willing to “take that risk” but it might be worth it. First out here is the Kemper Drive, an effect that is supposed to be more than just one drive!

That’s right, Kemper claims it’ll emulate no less than nine other overdrives; Ibanez/Maxxon TS808/TS9, Klon Centaur, BOSS OD-1/SD-1, Marshall Blues Breaker MkI, Analogman King of Tone, Timmy Overdrive and the Horizon Precision Drive. I decided to try out most the presets suggested by Kemper themselves and that is what you will find in this video. I can’t really say if they truly emulates the aformentioned drives but can testify the Kemper Drive sounds really good!! It’s a sweet and free addition to the already existing drive-effects within the Kemper.

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Equipment used:
Green ‘White Dove’ SG (Lundgren The One)
Kemper Profiling Amp

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S-Gear 2 by Scuffham – All the presets (Part 4: The Jackal)

This is a five part video series where I demonstrate all the presets that comes with Scuffham S-Gear 2, so if you want a thorough overview of this VST plugin this might be it. As there are five different amps with in S-Gear 2 I have splitt this into five different videos, that will be release over a five week period (mainly because I don’t wanna clutter up my channels video feed!).

As a general overview of S-Gear 2: it’s a software that can be run as standalone or as a plugin in your DAW (digital audio workstation). S-Gear comes with five different amps, speaker cabinetts, tuner and effects (you can also use 3rd part cabs/IR’s). Feel free to have a look at my review video for more information about S-Gear 2 (link provided below). If you want to try it out, there’s a 10 day full featured trial available.

In this video the focus is on the amp named The Jackal – which should be based on a Soldano SLO 100. It’s capable of high gain sounds but also sounds great clean. It’s practically a modern high gain design that can cover any style from clean country twang to high gain rock and metal.

Not sure if this is of interest but a note on the guitars used for these videos. The presets are not ordered by the amps so I just picked a guitar and recorded 10 presets, then I switched to another guitar and played another 10 presets and so on. So what guitar is used for which preset is kinda random! The way I recorded them is just hooking them up directly to my soundcard (Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 2nd Gen) and then recorded some noodling in Reaper. Nothing added before or after, it is just as they come.

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Equipment used:
Harley Benton TE70 Black Paisley (Fender Texas Specials)
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
Gibson Explorer Tribute B-2 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)

Scuffham S-Gear 2

Have Guitar review of Scuffham S-Gear 2

All the presets, Part 1: Custom ’57

All the presets, Part 2: The Duke

All the presets, Part 3: The Wayfarer

All the presets, Part 5: The Stealer

All the presets, Part 4: The Jackal

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S-Gear 2 by Scuffham – All the presets (Part 3: The Wayfarer)

This is a five part video series where I demonstrate all the presets that comes with Scuffham S-Gear 2, so if you want a thorough overview of this VST plugin this might be it. As there are five different amps with in S-Gear 2 I have splitt this into five different videos, that will be release over a five week period (mainly because I don’t wanna clutter up my channels video feed!).

As a general overview of S-Gear 2: it’s a software that can be run as standalone or as a plugin in your DAW (digital audio workstation). S-Gear comes with five different amps, speaker cabinetts, tuner and effects (you can also use 3rd part cabs/IR’s). Feel free to have a look at my review video for more information about S-Gear 2 (link provided below). If you want to try it out, there’s a 10 day full featured trial available.

In this video the focus is on the amp named The Wayfarer. None of the amps in S-Gear 2 are based on nay specific amp but The Wayfarer should be Mesa Boogie like, maybe like a MKIV and/or a high gain Fender amp. “Classic american” is what the manual has to say about it. It features 3 channels, many tone shaping switches, a graphic EQ that is placed between the preamp and the power amp. The three channels are as follows…

Lead I – Classic hot-rodded Fender, with rich overdrive sounds.
Lead II – can do very high gain, higher intensity than Lead I with a slightly more aggressive voicing.
Lead Drive: adjust the gain with additional gain stages, careful balancing is key for tight overdrive sounds.

Not sure if this is of interest but a note on the guitars used for these videos. The presets are not ordered by the amps so I just picked a guitar and recorded 10 presets, then I switched to another guitar and played another 10 presets and so on. So what guitar is used for which preset is kinda random! The way I recorded them is just hooking them up directly to my soundcard (Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 2nd Gen) and then recorded some noodling in Reaper. Nothing added before or after, it is just as they come.

So, thanks for watching Have Guitar! If you wanna support me – subscribe! A big fat Thank You to all of you who already do, so very much appreciated!!

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Equipment used:
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
Gibson SG Standard 2016 High Performance (490R/498T)
Gibson Explorer Tribute B-2 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)
Schecter Custom E-1 Special Edition VSB (Schecter USA Sunset Strip/Schecter USA Pasadena)
Gibson Les Paul Standard ’76
Ibanez DTT700 (DiMarzio D Activator-X)

Scuffham S-Gear 2

Have Guitar review of Scuffham S-Gear 2

All the presets, Part 1: Custom ’57

All the presets, Part 2: The Duke

All the presets, Part 3: The Wayfarer

All the presets, Part 5: The Stealer

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S-Gear 2 by Scuffham – All the presets (Part 2: The Duke)

This is a five part video series where I demonstrate all the presets that comes with Scuffham S-Gear 2, so if you want a thorough overview of this VST plugin this might be it. As there are five different amps with in S-Gear 2 I have splitt this into five different videos, that will be release over a five week period (mainly because I don’t wanna clutter up my channels video feed!).

As a general overview of S-Gear 2: it’s a software that can be run as standalone or as a plugin in your DAW (digital audio workstation). S-Gear comes with five different amps, speaker cabinetts, tuner and effects (you can also use 3rd part cabs/IR’s). Feel free to have a look at my review video for more information about S-Gear 2 (link provided below). If you want to try it out, there’s a 10 day full featured trial available.

In this video the focus is on the amp named The Duke, based on amps like Dumble ODS and Fender Super Reverb. It’s a medium gain amp, very dynamic and touch sensitive. It is also the amp that has the most presets included; 43 of them.

Not sure if this is of interest but a note on the guitars used for these videos. The presets are not ordered by the amps so I just picked a guitar and recorded 10 presets, then I switched to another guitar and played another 10 presets and so on. So what guitar is used for which preset is kinda random! The way I recorded them is just hooking them up directly to my soundcard (Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 2nd Gen) and then recorded some noodling in Reaper. Nothing added before or after, it is just as they come.

So, thanks for watching Have Guitar! If you wanna support me – subscribe! A big fat Thank You to all of you who already do, so very much appreciated!!

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Equipment used:
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
Harley Benton TE70 Black Paisley (Fender Texas Specials)
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
G&L ASAT Z-3 (Z-coils)
Gibson SG Standard 2016 High Performance (490R/498T)
Gibson Explorer Tribute B-2 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)
Ibanez DTT700 (DiMarzio D Activator-X)

Scuffham S-Gear 2

Have Guitar review of Scuffham S-Gear 2

All the presets, Part 1: Custom ’57
LINK

All the presets, Part 2: The Wayfarer
LINK

All the presets, Part 4: The Stealer
LINK

All the presets, Part 5: The Jackal
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S-Gear 2 by Scuffham – All the presets (Part 1: Custom 57)

This is a five part video series where I demonstrate all the presets that comes with Scuffham S-Gear 2, so if you want a thorough overview of this VST plugin this might be it. As there are five different amps with in S-Gear 2 I have splitt this into five different videos, that will be release over a five week period (mainly because I don’t wanna clutter up my channels video feed!).

As a general overview of S-Gear 2: it’s a software that can be run as standalone or as a plugin in your DAW (digital audio workstation). S-Gear comes with five different amps, speaker cabinetts, tuner and effects (you can also use 3rd part cabs/IR’s). Feel free to have a look at my review video for more information about S-Gear 2 (link provided below). If you want to try it out, there’s a 10 day full featured trial available.

In this video the focus is on the amp named Custom ’57. It’s the latest addition to S-Gear 2 and is very much like a Fender Tweed Deluxe from the late 50’s. Simple controls – volume, bright, bass and level. You have some additional option in the power amp section (presence, hi-cut and sag) to which the Custom ’57 is very sensitive. This is also the amp within S-Gear with the fewest presets available, so the other videos will be longer!

Not sure if this is of interest but a note on the guitars used for these videos. The presets are not ordered by the amps so I just picked a guitar and recorded 10 presets, then I switched to another guitar and played another 10 presets and so on. So what guitar is used for which preset is kinda random! The way I recorded them is just hooking them up directly to my soundcard (Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 2nd Gen) and then recorded some noodlings in Reaper. Nothing added before or after, it is just as they come.

So, thanks for watching Have Guitar! If you wanna support me – subscribe! A big fat Thank You to all of you who already do, so very much appreciated!!

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Equipment used:
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
FGN Odyssey Boundary (FGN Humbucker & singel-coils)
Gibson Explorer Tribute B-2 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)

Scuffham S-Gear 2

Have Guitar review of Scuffham S-Gear 2

All the presets, Part 2: The Wayfarer
Link will be added once this video has been released.

All the presets, Part 3: The Duke
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All the presets, Part 4: The Stealer
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All the presets, Part 5: The Jackal
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New Reverbs from Kemper OS 6 (Kemper effects demo)

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The new Kemper Profiling Amp OS 6.0.0.14574 is out now and with that comes two new reverbs – the formant reverb and the Ionosphere reverb. This is good news, free updates keeps the Kemper unit alive and exiciting! Of course everyone is eagerly awaiting the release of OS 7 that should (hopefully) give us an editor and maybe even more goodies but for now this is still something nice for all of us!

The Formant “reverb filters to the Cirrus Reverb to give the reverb tail more color, and a very distinctive, choir-like sound. The main purpose of the Formant Reverb, however, is not to create a realistic choir sound, but to give it a certain character, making it sound more like a synthesizer or Mellotron. The formants also help the reverb cut through the mix, even at moderate volume levels”. Quote from the Kemper manual. There are some new parameters for the reverb that I really didn’t include in the video; Formant mix (balance the unfiltered reverb sound against the filtered sound), Formant wovel (Use this to morph continuously between the vowels U, O, A, E and I), Formant offset ( The “voice” character will become more feminine or childlike when turned to the right, and more masculine when turned to the left) and Formant peak (Controls the resonance, or q-factor).

The Ionesphere reverb “is based on the Cirrus Reverb and Formant Reverb. Featuring the finest pitch and shimmer reverbs, it builds on the concept and takes into brand new territory”. Again, quote from the manual. New parameters here are; Pitch mix (Mixes the unpitched original input signal with the two pitched versions), Pitch 1 & 2 (Sets the pitch offset of the two crystal pitch shifters, independently, in semitones), Pitch buildup (a feedback control in the reverb that feeds back the signal output of the two crystal pitch shifters back to their input) and Brass (In addition to the string-like effect of the crystal pitch shifters, the “Brass” parameter allows you to bring some nonlinearities to the reverb structure, giving it a brasher sound, more like that of a brass section).

In this video I’ll show you how to obtain the Kemper OS update and the new reverb presets and demo some of those presets. Hope you’ll like the video – if you like it support Haev Guitar with a subscription! As always a Big Thanks to you who already do so!!

Equipment used:
Gibson Les Paul Standard 1976
Kemper Profiling Amp

Live Ready Sound – 79 Mini Bender

7-zip (free open-source file archiver)

Kemper Profiling Amp

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Line 6 Helix Native – All the… no, wait… some of the Presets!

The one year jubilee continues with more bonus videos, here’s the last Helix Native video I managed to squeeze in before the trial ended!

Here’s a crazy video series where Have Guitar demo’s ALL the presets … no, wait… is there another folder? Lets see… Factory2. Oh, 128 additional presets. Curtains down!

Yes, so I missed out on that. It was only an additional 128 presets of the Line 6 Helix Native. No big deal. Besides I had less than two days left on the trial version when I discovered that! So, this is the last video I could do – my fav’s from the Factory2 folder. Sorry for this miss from my side…

So a software version of the Line Helix? Yeah, isn’t that great! What if we could have at least a sound editor like this for the Kemper? Dream on… but meanwhile you can have listen to the Helix at least. And if you like what you hear you can try it out too! Just download it and register at Line 6 and you’ll get a 15-day-trial with the Helix Native.

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Guitars used in this video:
Gibson SG Standard 2016 High Performance (490R/498T)
Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro

Line 6 Helix Native plugin

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Line 6 Helix Native – All the presets (4 of … 5!)

Here’s a crazy (bonus!) video series where Have Guitar demo’s ALL the Factory1 presets from in Line 6’s new VST plugin, Helix Native. This is part four of four, containing presets 97 – 128 of Helix Natives Factory1 presets.

So… a correction needs to be done. First I thought there was 32 presets, “Makes a nice video” was my first thought. Then I realized it was 32 x 4 = 128 presets. Pfew… but I’ll make that happend anyways. And then – I noticed there was another folder – Factory2 – with 128 more preset. 256 presets all in all. And that I discovered two days before the trial version runs out!! So I had to compromise, there will be a fifth video with 32 demos from Factory2. Sorry but that’s the best I could come up with due to the time limit.

So a software version of the Line Helix? Yeah, isn’t that great! What if we could have at least a sound editor like this for the Kemper? Dream on… but meanwhile you can have listen to the Helix at least. And if you like what you hear you can try it out too! Just download it and register at Line 6 and you’ll get a 15-day-trial with the Helix Native.

Hope you liked the video! If so please support Have Guitars effort to bring fun guitar-related videos to quaff boredom by subscribing to the channel. A big thanks as always to all of you already subscribing!

Guitars used in this video:
Gibson SG Standard 2016 High Performance (490R/498T)
Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro

Line 6 Helix Native plugin

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Line 6 Helix Native – ALL the presets! (1 of 4)

Here’s a crazy (bonus!) video series where Have Guitar demo’s ALL the presets in Line 6’s new VST plugin, Helix Native. This is part one of four, containing the 32 first presets of Helix Natives 128 presets.

So a software version of the Line Helix? Yeah, isn’t that great! What if we could have at least a sound editor like this for the Kemper? Dream on… but meanwhile you can have listen to the Helix at least. And if you like what you hear you can try it out too! Just download it and register at Line 6 and you’ll get a 15-day-trial with the Helix Native.

Hope you liked the video! If so please support Have Guitars effort to bring fun guitar-related videos to quaff boredom by subscribing to the channel. A big thanks as always to all of you already subscribing!

Guitars used in this video:
Gibson SG Standard 2016 High Performance (490R/498T)

Line 6 Helix Native plugin

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