JTM45 by Mattfig (Kemper profiles demo)

Is it a bird? Or a plane?! No, it’s Mattfigs new Kemper profile pack – the JTM45! Based on a classic Marshall amplifier model this is bound to give you a genuine Marshall sound. The first iteration of the Marshall came out in 1963 (according to Wikipedia, Marshall claims 1962!), more or less copying the Fender Bassman. Now that is a cool amp but Marshall is Marshall, like it or hate it!

You will find a good variation in this profile pack, if I should give you my personal recommendation it is to try raising the Clarity (amp)parameter. That is not exclusive for these profiles – many times when I feel I am a bit disatisfied with a profile, if the Clarity parameter is set to zero; boosting it gives a good return in many cases.

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Equipment used:
Gibson Explorer Tribute B-2 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)
G&L Asat Z-3 (z-coils)
ToneCity Sweet Cream (OD pedal)
Kemper Profiling Amp

JTM45 @ Mattfig’s webshop

Marshall JTM45 2245 @ Marshall website

Marshall JTM45 @ Wikipedia

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Pee Ar Es Archton 100 by Deadlight Studios (Kemper profiles demo)

With that name it might not be totally obvious that this profile pack recreates the sound from a PRS Archon 100 for your Kemper Profiling Amp. Or maybe it’s just me being silly… anyways, this Have Guitar’s demo of this fine pack from Deadlight Studio!

So this Kemper profile pack isn’t that biggest but that doesn’t necessary mean a bad thing, you still get a nice round-up of sounds – from clean to dripping gain. 20 Merged profiles, according to Deadlight Studio a “pretty dark amp” but I don’t know if I would say that about the profiles. (Hint: I wouldn’t say that about these profiles!) More information in the video and of course in the link to Deadlight Studio provided below.

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Equipment used:
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
Harley Benton TE70 Black Paisley (Fender Texas Specials)
ToneCity Wild Fire (pedal)
Epiphone Thunderbird Classic IV Pro (Gibson TB Plus)

Pee Ar Es Archton 100 @ Deadlight Studio

PRS Archon 100 @ PRS Website

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Vibe Queen by ToneJunkie (Kemper profiles demo)

Here’s a demo of the Vibe Queen Kemper profile pack from ToneJunkie! This profile pack recreates the sound from a Fender Vibro King amplifier and it contains both studio and direct profiles for your Kemper Profiling Amp.

As always with profiles from ToneJunkie you can expect some well profiled sounds from an amp that is quite capable. You won’t get any chuggy metal here but there’s dirty driven tones included of course! If you wanna get into the more heavy side of life you’ll need to drive it up with an overdrive or similar. I should mention that some of the profiles are boosted with a Klone overdrive pedal.

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Equipment used:
G&L ASAT Z-3 (Z-coils)
Harley Benton TE70 Black Paisley (Fender Texas Specials)
Gibson SG Standard 2016 High Performance (490R/498T)
Tone City Dry Martini
Fulltone OCD V2
Kemper Profiling Amp

Vibe Queen Kemper profile pack @ ToneJunkie

Fender Vibro King 20th Anniversary review @ Premier Guitar

Fulltone OCD

Kemper Profling Amp

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Fulltone OCD vs Tone City Dry Martini (Comparision / Blind test!)

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The master and the contender… maybe. So I have reviewed the Tone City Dry Martini, without comparing it to the pedal that it’s based on; the Fulltone OCD. I saved that for this video and after some thinking I decided to make it a blind test. Who doesn’t love a blind test?!! It’s scientific, fun and… well, a somewhat fair way to do an A/B-test.

I don’t think the Fulltone OCD needs a detailed introduction. It’s a classic overdrive pedal, available in many different versions and made in the USA. This pedal is said to have been sold in over 250000 units since it came around in late 2004. A sensitive overdrive, something that can create those overtones from a driven tube amplifier.

The Tone City Dry Martini is a smaller sized ‘clone’, made in China and cheaper than the OCD. It do have the same controls (Volume, Tone, Gain and a hi/low gain switch) but the spec’s are not excatly the same… and I do believe you can hear that – in my ears they do not sound the same. And that’s why I figured a blind test would be a good way to go about!

This way you can check out which sound you prefer, it might… or might not… surprize you. Let me know in the comments what you thought sounded the best! And did you get it right, pedal by pedal?

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Equipment used:
Tone City Dry Martini
Fulltone OCD V2
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
Gibson Explorer Tribute/B2 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)

Kemper Profiling Amp Tone City Dry Martini @ Musik Produktiv

Tone City Dry Martini @ Andertons

(Tone City Audio’s webpage has been “Under maintenance” for a long while now, thus the above links!)

Fulltone OCD

Profiles from the following profilers has been used in this video –

Live Ready Sound

ReampZone

TMS Profiles

ToneJunkie

Kemper Profling Amp: https://www.kemper-amps.com/

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Dry Martini by Tone City (Review / Demo / Showcase)

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The American writer E.B. White said about the Dry martini; “the elixir of quietude”, which of course is something you couldn’t (or maybe shouldn’t) say about an overdrive pedal like the Tone City Dry Martini… (yes, he was talking about the drink).

So this is a demo/review of the Tone City micro pedal Dry Martini. This is a clone of the Fulltone OCD pedal and features about the same controls as the OCD; Volume, Tone, Gain and a high/low gain switch. The gain is best described as low to medium with a punchy character (think a tube amplifier at its ‘sweet spot’). It should be noted that the latest version of the Fulltone OCD has some features that the Dry Martini hasn’t; like the ‘Enhanced bypass’ for example.

This video is all about the Tone City Dry Martini on its own, no comparison with the Fulltone OCD. If not already out, I will soon release a “blind test” video where you can test if you can spot which is the original pedal (or which of them you would prefer). I’ve used one clean sound and one slightly overdriven sound for this review, should be noted that due to a malfunction the sound in the overdriven sound part of the video is captured by room microphones.

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Equipment used:
Gibson Les Paul Standard ’76
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
Tone City Dry Martini
Kemper Profiling Amp

Video Index –
01:47 – ToneJunkie Brown Eyed Girl (BE100), clean sound/profile w/o pedal
02:41 – Dry Martini 12’clock setting
04:13 – Dry Martini volume up
04:43 – Dry Martini Tone control at low gain
06:43 – Dry Martini Tone Control at high gain
08:58 – Low gain w High gain switch activated
11:02 – All controls maxed, high switch on
11:44 – More Low gain testing
15:09 – Fiddlin’ with the guitar tone control
16:05 – Various settings on the Dry Martini
16:49 – Live Ready Sound Fukes ODS (Fuchs), crunch sound/profile w/o pedal
17:30 – Dry Martini 12’clock setting
18:53 – Low gain settings
20:19 – High gain settings
21:14 – End words

(Tone City’s webpage has been ‘under maintenance for a long while, so I’ve listed a couple of EU retailers instead.)

Tone City Dry Martini @ Musik Produktiv

Tone City Dry Martini @ Andertons

Fulltone OCD

Profiles used in this video from –

ToneJunkie

Live Ready Sound

Kemper Profling Amp

Martini (the drink!) @ Wikipedia

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Trident by ToneJunkie (Kemper profiles demo)

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It’s not every day ToneJunkie releases a pack based on a Mesa Boogie amp, but this is it! The Trident Kemper profile pack recreates the sound from a Mesa Boogie Stiletto Trident and in ToneJunkies own words – “If you are a fan of British EL34 amps but enjoy want a less vintage and more hi fi flavor and tightness…this pack is right for you!!!”

The pack contains 18 studio and 11 direct profiles, not the largest pack but sometimes that is good thing, you know… decreases the risk of decision agony! The profile pack has good variety but don’t expect any metal style tones out of the box. The original amp is said bring both Marshall and Mesa tones and that is pretty much how I experienced these profiles.

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Equipment used:
G&L ASAT Z-3 (Z-coils)
Gibson Les Paul Standard ’76
Tone City DP Durple
Tone City Wild Fro
Kemper Profiling Amp

The Trident @ ToneJunkie’s store

Mesa Boogie Stiletto Series

Mesa Boogie Stiletto review @ Musicradar

Kemper Profling Amp

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JCM800 2203 1995 Ltd Red by Katzbach (Kemper profiles demo)

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Someone mentioned Katzbach as the no 1 Marshall profiler and of course I had to check them out! So this is the first time Katzbach is featured at Have Guitar and let’s start it off with the JCM800 2203 1995 Lrd Red-pack!

So this is a limited edition of a Marshall JCM800 2203 – there were 200 of them made and the color of choise is red, just as the name suggests! EL34 tubes and 100 watt… that is the info I have and it seems like a good Marshall tone right there. However, note that the profiles are kind of meek in this pack, you will not get a fist full of Marshall energy from this pack. But of course if you want that kind of tone maybe you should look for another pack…

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Equipment used:
Gibson SG Gary Clark Jr Signature (P90ST, P90SM, P90SR)
FGN Odyssey Boundary (FGN Humbucker & singel-coils)
Tone City Wild Fro
Tone City DP Durple
Kemper Profiling Amp

JCM800 2203 1995 Ltd Red @ Katzbach

Kemper Profling Amp

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DP Durple by Tone City (pedal review – demo – showcase)

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Here’s a new guitar overdrive pedal from Tone City – DP Durple! So it is not a signature pedal but it’s collaboratively designed by Tone City and “Danish Pete” from Andertons. The DP Durple is based on Tone City Mandragora OD but modified to suit Danish Pete’s tonal taste.

So the Tone City Mandragora is based on the Kalamazoo Love Drive and the DP Durple is as said based on the Mandragora, with some modifications. The Mandragora’s ‘Pre’ (presence) has been replaced by a ‘Mid’ control that let’s you cut or boost the amount of mid-range. The ‘Tone’ control has been adjusted to be less bright, offering a more moderate amount of treble so it’s not too shrill at the higher settings.

Otherwise it’s a small but sturdy analogue pedal; metal casing and true bypass. The dimensions are 4.2 x 5.2 x 9.3 cm and it needs a 9VDC power supply, no battery compartment. The controls are gain, volume, mid and tone.

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Equipment used:
Tone City DP Durple
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
Gibson Explorer Tribute/B2 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)
Kemper Profiling Amp

Tone City pedals @ Andertons

(I list Andertons due to the fact that the Tone City Audio webpage has been in maintenance mode for a long while now…)

ToneJunkie webstore

ReampZone webstore

Kemper Profling Amp

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West Avalon by Mattfig (Kemper profiles demo)

Rig Showcase by Have Guitar!

Time for Have Guitar Rig Showcase #2:20 and here’s a rare beast profiled; West Laboratories Amplifiers Avalon by Mattfig! This pack packs some serious vintage raw power and brings 131 profiles (both studio and direct).

So what about the amp behind this sound? Well, it’s West Amps and it’s kinda hard finding much information about them. These amps were built by David West and made their clame to fame by being used by Grand Funk Railroad (on their first four albums).

West stopped making these amps full-time at the end of the 70’s and by the end of the 80’s he closed business to go on other ventures. Or did he? I have found other sources that states he left the business already in 1972 and that reissues of the classic West amps were launched around 2013. I don’t know which of the above is true, the information is scarce…

Anyways, this pack recreates the sound from a West Avalon amp, 50 watts and I would say it covers all lot of ground… nice warm cleans up to quite heavy (pedal boosted) tones.

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Equipment used:
Gibson SG Standard 2016 High Performance (490R/498T)
Gibson Explorer Tribute B-2 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)
Tone City Dry Martini
Kemper Profiling Amp

West Avalon @ Mattfig

Kemper Profling Amp

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Golden Plexi by Tone City Audio (Guitar pedal review, test, sound demos)

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A golden small metal box that brings out the sound from a Marshall Plexi amp, is that possible? With ToneCity Audio’s Golden Plexi it is and that is the subject for this video! It is small, it is cheap and it can make your tones scream like a pig on fire. Well… actually it will sound better than that… I never lit a pig on fire but I do imagine this sounds better…

I must just say this, I kinda ran into a problem when I was trying out the pedal. It sounded fantastic when I used it with a clean tone but as soon as I switched to a profile with some gain it immediately became too much. Too fat, too compressed and just too much in general! I guess I had not done my homework properly on this pedal, seems to be intended to be plugged in to the clean channel of an amplifier.

As I usually use the same guitar for the whole video when it comes to effetc pedals, due to the above fact I used different guitars with different clean profiles instead. You know, trying to create a video with more overview perspective so to speak.

This demo/review is done with a Kemper Profiling Amp, with the stomp box plugged in to the front of the Kemper. The Kemper sounds and reacts very much like a classic (or modern!) tube amp and it takes pedals just a real amp. Just wanna make that clear!

And there we are! I hope you like the video – comments, both positive and negative are welcome – I’m always looking for opinions to make my videos better. Wanna support me? Subscribe to Have Guitar! Likes and sharing the videos are also welcome. A big Thank You goes out to all of you who already subscribe!!!

Equipment used:
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
Gibson Explorer Tribute 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)
Harley Benton TE70 Black Paisley (Fender Texas Specials)
Kemper Profiling Amp

Tone City Golden Plexi @ Musik Produktiv

Tone City Golden Plexi @ Andertons

Carl Martin website

Guitar Interactive Magazine review of Carl Martin PlexiTone

Kemper Profling Amp

Profilers in the order that they appear in this video –

ToneJunkie – 63 Trem-Luxe

SGL Profiles – Dirty 40

Live Ready Sound – Ruler of Amps

Gold Lion Studio – Budda Superdrive 80

Deadlight Studios – S.P.A.W.N. Quick Shot

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