Triple Crown by ToneJunkie (Kemper profiles demo)

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Time for a dive into that never-ending stream of Kemper profile packs from ToneJunkie – the Triple Crown! So, this pack recreates the sound from a Mesa Boogie Triple Crown… what’s up with not changing the packs name to something like Fripple Clown by the way?

Mesa Boogie describes this amp as capable of “bubbly, sparkling clean sounds”, “amazingly tight and aggressive wall of Rock Crunch” and “our most vocal, harmonically rich and gain-laden high-gain channels ever”. Sounds good, eh? To make it really versatile you can also use the BIAS switch to change between different tubes in the amp.

ToneJunkie’s profile pack comes with profiles done with all three different tube settings; 6L6, EL34 and 6V6. And the result is described as “…the most versatile pack we have every created. American Cleans, Tweedy Mids, Tight Drive, Crunch and over the top saturation…” And I agree! This pack almost have it all and you will find some profiles that are more high gain than we’re used seeing from ToneJunkie. It is a great pack indeed!

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Equipment used:
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
G&L ASAT Z-3 (Z-coils)
Kemper Profiling Amp

ToneJunkie – Triple Crown Kemper profile pack

Mesa Boogie Triple Crown amplifier

Kemper Profling Amp

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Parasite by KISS (Guitar & Bass Lesson)

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Time for another lesson in the noble art known as guitar playing! And if you guess it’s a classic KISS song – you’re absolutely right! This one has been requested and as a humble servant I hear and obey, this is Parasite from the album Hotter Than Hell! Lessons for rhythm guitar, lead guitar and bass included.

Parasite was written by Ace Frehley for the KISS-album Hotter Than Hell, recorded in August 1974 and released October 22 the same year. While written by Ace, it’s Gene Simmons doing the lead vocals. There are some small differencies between the studio and the live version, especially in the guitar solo – it’s the Alive! version I’ve used as a reference for this lesson.

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Index:
00:33 – Parasite short demo
01:05 – Rhythm guitar lesson
05:24 – Bass lesson
07:46 – Lead lesson
11:31 – End words

Equipment used:
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro (Gibson TB Plus)
Kemper Profiling Amp

Profile packs used in this video
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Lead guitar – Live Ready Sound – The Legend

Rhythm guitars –
Live Ready Sound – Fukes ODS

ReampZone – Fryette Sig:X

Bass – Live Ready Sound – Plexed for Kemper

Kemper Profling Amp

KISS – Parasite (studio version)

KISS – Parasite (Alive!)

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The Legend by Live Ready Sound (Kemper profiles demo)

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You know there’s magic in the air when there’s a Wizard around… so who’s the wizard? Might be Live Ready Sound’s profiler who certainly knows how to work his magic on an amplifier! This is Live Ready Sounds latest Kemper profile pack – The Legend – recreating the sound from a Wizard Modern Classic head.

Profiled with a bunch different microphones and cabinetts you will get a huge profile pack for yer bucks. And speaking of which, this pack is on sale as this video goes live – check it out!

The original amp is said to be a hybrid between a plexi and a Hiwatt. Wizard amp’s describes it as capable of vintage cleans to modern high gain.

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Equipment used:
FGN Odyssey Boundary (FGN Humbucker & singel-coils)
Gibson SG Standard 2016 High Performance (490R/498T)
Kemper Profiling Amp

Live Ready Sound – The Legend Kemper profile pack

Kemper Profling Amp

Wizard amplification

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SabbathIndex:
01:43 – Cornucopia
02:23 – Heaven and Hell
02:44 – N.I.B.
04:04 – A National Acrobat
05:53 – Sympthom of the Universe
10:01 – Sweet Leaf

Founders Amp by ToneJunkie (Kemper profiles demo)

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With a mission to profiles every amp in the world, ToneJunkie keeps us buzy with new profile packs released in an almost alarming pace! So, this pack – the Founders Amp profile pack – was brand new when I recorded this video but by now they released a bunch more. This pack is recreating the sound from a PRS Paul’s amp head!

I have Googled around but I haven’t found that much info about the actual amp, but it is a pricey amp that seems to go for around $3000 (€2800). Judging from the profiles, it seems to be a versatile amp though and this pack holds up to ToneJunkies usual high standard. So, don’t expect metal tones but there are some nice high-gain profiles to be found.

In the pack you will get 21 studio profiles and 4 direct profiles, some of them boosted with either a Protein Drive or a Klone. All in all a good pack that I enjoyed demoing!

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Equipment used:
FGN Odyssey Boundary (FGN Humbucker & singel-coils)
G&L ASAT Z-3 (Z-coils)
Kemper Profiling Amp

Founders Amp profile pack @ ToneJunkie

PRS webpage

Kemper Profling Amp

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ZZ Top – 5 cool classic riffs

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(Decided yo make this a Saturday bonus video so here we go – have a great weekend!)

Well, here’s something I’ve haven’t done before – some cool riffs from a classic band, ZZ Top. I’m not near Billy Gibbons but he has been one of my favourite guitar slingers for many a years. To me this is useful little exercise, as I have found that every time you oick out something from another guitarist you learn something new that didn’t know before. And it’s fun. (And no, I don’t play’em perfectly – it’s only rock and roll…)

I am not saying this is the best riffs or songs from ZZ Top but I tried to find five riffs that people haven’t heard ad nauseam. Also in the video I don’t spend any time motivating why so here’s a short run through of that, if anyone’s interested:

Shiek (Tres Hombres, 26 July 1973)
Just a groovy, funny song that kinda catched me the first I heard it. As many times the lyrics are kinda droll… “I met a Sheik from Mozambique”.

Just Got Paid (Rio Grande Mud, 4 April 1972)
Good drive with a great riff, I’ve played this live several times and it’s just one of those songs that are fun to play. “I was born my papa’s son,
When I hit the ground I was on the run”

Down Brownie (Rio Grande Mud, 4 April 1972)
Not a song that I have listened alot to but the riff kinda stuck when I decided to make this video. “Gonta drive on a flatbed trailer truck,
Down on highway fifty-nine”

Heard it on the X (Fandango!, 18 April 1975)
Another ZZ Top classic that just hit home with that first marking and then that driving riff. “Country Jesus, hillbilly blues,
That’s where I learned my licks”

Waitin’ for the bus (Tres Hombres, 26 July 1973)
A song I never grow tired of, from the opening with those perfect drum fills and the groove that just swings! “Well, I’ll be ridin’ on the bus till I Cadillac”

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Video index:
00:24 – Shiek
01:04 – Just Got Paid
01:51 – Down Brownie
02:08 – Waitin’ for the bus
02:35 – Heard it on the X
03:04 – End words

Equipment used:
Harley Benton TE70 Black Paisley (Fender Texas Specials)
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
Gibson Explorer Tribute 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)
Gibson Les Paul Standard ’76
G&L Asat Z3 (Z-coils)
Kemper Profiling Amp

Profile packs used in this video
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Shiek – ToneJunkie Tweed Twin Lowman

Just Got Paid – SinMix Mars JMP

Down Brownie – ReampZone Orange TH30 Mod

Waitin for the Bus – Live Ready Sound Fried Chicken

Heard it on the X – Deadlight Studios Piwi Perspective

Kemper Profling Amp

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Ladoka Mr. Hacktor MK2 by Deadlight Studio (Kemper profiles demo)

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Been a lil’ while since I did a real high gain pack so here we go: Ladoka Mr. Hacktor MK2 from Deadlight Studios! That name cracks me up everytime I see and of course; these profiles seeks to recreate the sound from a Laboga Mr. Hector MK2 amplifier.

Did I say high gain? Well, Deadlight Studios didn’t even bother to boost the profiles with a any pedals and from the gain levels achivied by the amp on its own, I understand why! Must say I had loads of fun trying this pack out, extreme gain and 101 % sustain could put a smile on my face any day!

I’m sorry but I could not find very much information about the MK2-model, seems Laboga is currently selling Mr Hector MK4 (have a look at their webpage if you’re interested, link provided below). But well, it’s an amplifier made for metal used by bands like; Napalm Death, Within Temptation and Behemoth.

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Equipment used:
Ibanez RGDIM6FM-CLF (Fishman Fluence Modern)
FGN Odyssey Boundary (FGN Humbucker & singel-coils)
Gibson Explorer Tribute 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)
Kemper Profiling Amp

Ladoka Mr Hacktor MK2 @ Deadlight Studio

Laboga webpage

Kemper Profling Amp

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Nothin’ To Lose by KISS (Guitar and Bass Lesson)

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Here’s a lesson on how to play the song Nothin’ To Lose by KISS – it covers rhythm and lead guitar and bass! Nothin’ To Lose was written by Gene Simmons and released on the first album KISS, released 18th of Febuary 1974.

This song was the first single released by KISS (B-side was Love Theme from KISS), vocals performed by Gene Simmons and Peter Criss. Besides that it’s one of the few times a non-member of the band has has been listed as a playing musician, namely Bruce Foster on piano and additional guitar. Nothin To Lose was also later released as B-side to the single Kissin’ Time.

I’ve based this lesson on the Alive! version of Nothin To Lose, the difference is not major – mainly that last part of the solo. The drums comes from a midifile I found online, it mentions “Enzo” as the author so cudos to him. I stripped the midi file and used XLN Audio Addictive Drums II and also edited the midi drums here and there. All guitars and bass on the track is recorded by me.

This is the eight guitar lesson for classic KISS songs on Have Guitar!, so far I have covered: She, Deuce, Shock Me, 2000 Man, Room Service, I Want You and Calling Dr Love. If you like this series – subsscribe now for more songs! And feel free to gimme suggestions in the comments of this video!

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Video index:
00:23 – Snippet of my Nothin’ To Lose recording
01:27 – Rhythm guitar lesson
05:02 – My take of the Nothin’ To Lose solo
05:31 – Lead guitar lesson
06:20 – Bass lesson
08:47 – Ending (blah blah blah!)

Equipment used:
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
Gibson Les Paul Standard ’76
Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro (Gibson TB Plus)
Kemper Profiling Amp

KISS – Nothin To Lose (studio version)

KISS – Nothin’ To Lose (Alive! version)

Rhythm guitars are recorded with profiles from Live Ready Sounds Kemper profile pack Plexed for Kemper

Lead Guitar are recorded with a profile from ReampZones Kemper profile pack Marshall JMP Super Lead (1976)

Bass guitar is recorded with a Kemper factory profile, Brass Diver BM.

XLN Audio Addictive Drums II

Kemper Profling Amp

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FGN Odyssey – Boundary series – Unboxing & short demo

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Another unboxing video!? You bet! This time it’s a guitar from a brand I have heard so much good about but never had the opportunity to try – FGN (or Fujigen) from Japan. The model is called Odyssey and comes from the Boundary series – and it’s a hardtail strat model.

In this video you’ll see the unboxing and some first time playing demos, I’m pretty sure I play even more sloppy than normal as I’m not used to this guitar. It’s quite different from my other guitars in that the neck is more U-shaped (I generally prefer C-shaped necks) and just feels like a different bird. Sure I will get used to that in due time.

Here’s the spec’s for those of you who are interested in that. A more thorough demo/review will come later, I wanna get to know the guitar good first (but I can tell you the first impression is good).

Construction: Bolt-On
Radius: 250 mm (9.85″)
Frets: 22F Medium (C.F.S)
(Circle Fretting System: Slightly curved frets are mounted so as to ensure that each string and fret intersects at right angles, minimising the contact surface. The result is accurate pitch, cleaner, longer sustain and true harmonics)
Tuners: Gotoh SD91-05M
Body: Japanese Basswood
Scale: 25.5″ (658mm)
Bridge: FGN FB-S05
Neck: Hard Maple w. Soft U-Shape
Controls: Volume, Tone, Coil Tap Mini SW, 5-Way SW
Colors: Black, Antiqe White, Cherry Sunburst, Trans Blue Sunburst
Fingerboard: Maple
Pickups: FGN BH-b, BOS-c, BOS-n – Fujigen design – Made in South Korea
Parts color: Chrome
Strings: D’Addario EXL110 (.010-.046) / Standard E
Finish: Polyester
Weight: Approx. 3.4 kg (7.5 pounds)

Equipment used:
FGN Odyssey (Bondary series, FGN Pickups)
Kemper Profiling Amp

Profile packs used in this video
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ToneJunkie – Spacey Tone

TMS Profiles – TMS Marshall 6100 30th Anniversary

Deadlight Studios – Piwi Perspective

Kemper Profling Amp

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69 Silver Lowman by ToneJunkie (Kemper profiles demo)

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Here’s another fine pack from ToneJunkie’s neverending effort to profile every amp in the world: 69 Silver Lowman! These profiles aims to recreate the sound from a 1969 Fender Bassman “drip edge”. (And if you like me don’t know what “drip edge” means; it’s a silver lining around the cabinet of the amp).

So this is obviously a vintage amplifier and according to me the Fender Bassman’s are great amps. Not if you wanna do Meshugga (laughs) but I’d say they can handle most musical styles quite well. From sweet clean tone to screaming classic gain! The profile pack comes with 29 profiles; 25 studio and 4 direct’s.

Also, someone might wonder why I’m using the black Gibson SG when I’m doing the “2 guitars, 1 profile” comparision. Well, I recorded the first part with the Yellow SG before I went on vacation… so when I got back home and started recording again, 8-10 days had passed and not really thinking before acting I just picked up the black SG instead of the yellow one. Forgetful? Me?! Nah…!

That’s it – hope you like the video and support ToneJunkie and buy the pack if you like what you hear! If you wanna support me you don’t have to buy anything, just click the subscribe button. A great many thanks to all you who subscribes!!

Equipment used:
Gibson SG Standard 2016 High Performance (490R/498T)
Gibson SG Gary Clark Jr Signature (P90ST, P90SM, P90SR)
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
Mooer Rumble Drive
Harley Benton Vintage Overdrive
Kemper Profiling Amp

69 Silver Lowman @ ToneJunkie

Mooer Rumble Drive

Kemper Profling Amp

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Gibson Dirty Fingers pickups X 3 (different guitar models – same pickups)

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OK, so I mainly did this video because I could… it’s not every day that I have three different guitars with the same pickup configuration in the studio! So there’s my Gibson Explorer Tribute 2019 and then Klas Gibson SG and Explorer Government Series I – all equipped with Gibson Dirty Fingers humbuckers. Is there a difference? Watch this video to make your own decision!

Some info about the Government Series I:
“Using the woods returned from the 2 highly questionable raids the US Government did on their factory in Nashville, Gibson has decided to release the new Government series of guitars. Limited in number, these guitars feature a “Government Grey” finish, classic Dirty Fingers model pickups and come in new olive green hardshell cases. 300 Les Pauls, 175 SGs, 100 Explorers and 100 Flying Vs are all that are being built.”

I have reviewed both the Gibson Explorer and SG Government Series I in separate video’s – check out the link below if you’re interested in that. And whilst pushing my own videos I have of course reviewed my own Gibson Explorer Tribute 2019 as well, link also included.

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Equipment used:
Gibson Explorer Tribute 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)
Gibson Explorer Government Series I (Dirty Fingers)
Gibson SG Government Series I (Dirty Fingers)
Kemper Profiling Amp

Kemper Profiling Amp

Gibson Dirty Fingers Pickups

Have Guitar review – Gibson Explorer Tribute 2019

Have Guitar review – Gibson Explorer Government Series I

Have Guitar review – Gibson SG Government Series I

ToneJunkie – Tweed Twin Lo

Live Ready Sound – The Reverend G 120

ReampZone – Randall Satan (120W) Kemper profiles

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Recorded with a Sony FDR-AX100, Sony XLR-K2M, Rode NT-2a, edited in Reaper DAW and Davinci Resolve.
Guitar signal line (unless other noted) is Kemper – SPDIF – Focusrite Saffire 6i6 2nd gen – USB -Computer/Reaper.