DSL20 HR by Marshall Amps|Review & Sound demo

Let’s have closer look at the Marshall DSL20HR… again. Last time, it was just me and a buddy having at it in the rehearsal room. This time I have mic’ed the amp and will go through all the controls in more detail.

When it comes to record an amp through microphones I am the first one to confess that I am very far from being any good it. Might be practise will make perfect, who knows?! With that said, it came out pretty good besides the high-gain stuff, that feels a bit over-saturated compared to “the real sound”. Maybe it’s the proximity effect? I just dunno…

Anyways, the Marshall DSL20HR is, according to me, a fantastic little amp. It just sounds great and of course it sounds like a Marshall. The two channel is really separated with the ‘classic gain’ goes from close to clean to classic rock/hard rock gain, the ‘ultra gain’ goes from gain to metal. So, if you’re looking for a good amp for a nice, tame clean tone – look somewhere else.

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Video index
01:27 – All controls 12’clock + gain, Ultra Gain channel
03:07 – All controls 12’clock + gain, Classic Gain channel
04:32 – Treble control, Classic Gain channel
05:59 – Treble control, Ultra Gain channel
07:33 – Middle control, Classic Gain channel
10:07 – Middle control, Ultra Gain channel
12:20 – Bass control, Classic Gain channel
14:24 – Bass control, Ultra Gain channel
15:59 – Presence control
16:49 – Reverb FX
18:25 – My setting, Classic Gain channel
19:17 – My setting, Ultra Gain channel
19:44 – Take a look at the back of the amp
20:50 – End words

Equipment used:
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
Marshall DSL20HR
Harley Benton G212 Vintage Vertical
Röde NT2-a
Shure SM57
Kemper Profiling Amp

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Swollen Pickle Jumbo Fuzz MKIII by Way Huge/Jim Dunlop|Pedal demo/test/review

A fascination for fuzz pedals, that is my condition doc. That’s right and in this video I am going to take dive into the sea of fuzz to examine the Swollen Pickle Jumbo Fuzz MKIII from Way Huge. I still haven’t figured out why it is called a jumbo fuzz when the size of the MKIII is actually smaller than the previous versions? Well, life is full of mysteries…

So fuzz pedals seems seldom to be about a nice sound. Some people might think that distorted guitars are never fun to listen to but a fuzz almost makes it even worse… but still in a good way. They have a broken character to them and they, according to me, make you fight a little to play those shrimps that goes so easy with an overdrive or a distortion pedal. That might be where fun kicks in!

Anyways, I hope you liked this video. I had some problems to fix the sound so that it sound like what I experienced while playing but I think it came out quite well in the end. Still, just because of this I actually bought a ribbon microphone (SE Electronics X1 R) in the hope of fixing that issue for the future…

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Index:
02:30 – Marshall DSL20HR Ultra Gain channel w/o fuzz
03:08 – Swollen Pickle all controls at 12’o’clock
05:29 – Swollen Pickle Controls: Sustain
08:06 – Swollen Pickle Controls: Low/High volume
08:43 – Swollen Pickle Controls: Filter (tone)
11:12 – SM57 mic only – various settings
12:27 – Marshall DSL20HR Classic Gain channel (clean) tryouts
15:31 – Swollen Pickle with Humbuckers, various settings
18:10 – End words…

Equipment used:
Way Huge Swollen Pickle Jumbo Fuzz MKIII
MJT VFF Telecaster (Nocaster/Twisted Tele)
Tokai LC107-S (Tokai PAF MK2S)
Marshall DSL20HR
Harley Benton G212 Vintage Vertical

Way Huge Swollen Pickle Jumbo Fuzz MKIII @ Jim Dunlop

Marshall DSL20HR

Harley Benton G212 Vintage Vertical

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Amazing Slow Downer by Roni Music|Review & demo

I often transcribe rhythm or lead guitars, either while just practising but also for the lessons I publish here at Have Guitar. Up til recently I used the slow down feature of Youtube, which is a nice free feature but then I heard someone mentioned a software called the Amazing Slow Downer and decided to try it out!

And I will continue to use the Amazing Slow Downer – that I can guarantee! It’s a very neath program that has lots of options to make your life a lot easier. Yeah, well that’s all I will write here – go check out the video for more details!

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Equipment used:
Amazing Slow Downer by Roni Music
Reaper DAW
Kemper Profiling Amp

Amazing Slow Downer @ Roni Music

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Turbo Tube Screamer TS9DX by Ibanez (Pedal demo/test/review – Part II)

This is part II of my review/demo of the Ibanez Turbo Tube Screamer TS9DX, I decided to splitt the video in to two parts as it would have become over 40 minutes otherwise… In this part the presets and testing the pedal on the Classic Gain channel of the Marshall DSL20HR, also more singlecoil action here!

The part of the review contains tests of all four different modes (TS9, +, Hot and Turbo) plus I go through the three controls (Gain, Level and Tone), all done on the Ultra Gain channel of the Marshall DSL20HR.

I have included both the mic’ed amp and sound from the room mic’s as I think that gives the most honest sound – they do sound slightly different but I’m not sure it could be done better (ny me!). If you want to see how I set up the mic for the cabinett see the last part, Roundup talk, where I show that with a couple of pix!

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Index:
00:09 – Preset 1: Bluesy/jazzy overdrive
01:57 – Preset 2: Chunky rhythm/Blues lead
03:24 – Preset 3: Stacked amp
05:14 – Preset 4: Cool lead tones
07:03 – Classic Gain channel on the Marshall DSL20HR & Preset 4
09:38 – Cleaner setting on the Classic Gain channel
10:44 – Various TS9DX settings
23:13 – Have Guitar roundup talk

Equipment used:
Ibanez TS9DX Turbo Tube Screamer
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
MJT VFF Telecaster (Nocaster/Twisted Tele)
Marshall DSL20HR
Harley Benton G212 Vintage Vertical
Kemper Profiling Amp

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Ibanez TS9DX Turbo Tube Screamer

Marshall DSL20HR

Harley Benton G212 Vintage Vertical

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Turbo Tube Screamer TS9DX by Ibanez (Pedal demo/test/review – Part I)

Turbo Tube Screamer TS9DX by Ibanez (Pedal demo/test/review – Part I)

Let’s kick of the new year year with a premier! What’s new, you ask? A pedal frenzy but this time I don’t run the pedal through the Kemper but through my new tube amp – Marshall DSL20HR! Shock, surpize and hurrahs – finally!

So this is the first part of my review of the Ibanez Turbo Tube Screamer TS9DX. When I was editing the video, I decided to split it in two parts when I reached 20 minutes and had about the same amount of material left… I don’t know if that is a good idea or not but I just felt around 20 min’s are enough for one video. This first part contains tests of all four different modes (TS9, +, Hot and Turbo) plus I go through the three controls (Gain, Level and Tone).

I have included both the mic’ed amp and sound from the room mic’s as I think that gives the most honest sound – they do sound slightly different but I’m not sure it could be done better. Part II contains the presets given from Ibanez in the manual and some additional tweaking by me and in Part II I also include the Telecaster so you’ll get sound from both humbuckers and singlecoils.

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Index:
04:30 – Amp sound without the pedal plus the four modes with all controls set for 12’clock
07:17 – Gain control: Low
08:04 – Gain control: 10’clock
08:52 – Gain control: 2’clock
10:06 – Gain control: Max
11:35 – Gain control: Max (in the room)
12:27 – Level control: 9’clock
13:19 – Level control: 3’clock
15:18 – Level control: 3’clock, Turbo mode (in the room)
15:48 – Tone control: Min
16:35 – Tone control: 10’clock
17:29 – Tone control: 2’clock
18:34 – Tone control: Max

Equipment used:
Ibanez TS9DX Turbo Tube Screamer
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)
Marshall DSL20HR
Harley Benton G212 Vintage Vertical
Kemper Profiling Amp

Ibanez TS9DX Turbo Tube Screamer

Marshall DSL20HR

Harley Benton G212 Vintage Vertical

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VST plugins – How to install & find them!

How do you install VST plugins & instruments to your DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) and where do you find them? It’s really not that complicated but still a question I get quite often. So I decided to make this video, hopefully that will be helpful for those who just don’t know how to…

I should make a note that I am using Reaper as DAW, so while Reaper of course is being used in this tutorial, I’d say the things I talk about here is applicable for a majority of DAW’s, be it ProTools, Cubase, Cakewalk etc.

Things are adressed in this video: installing DAW and releated software across multiple hard drives, where to place your plugins and instruments, how to make sure that your DAW finds the installed software and how to add it to a track… and some more! The video actually came out a bit longer than I had anticipated but, well, I hope there’s no waste of time despite that fact.

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Equipment used:
Reaper
Reverb SOLO (free VST plugin)

Reaper

Reverb SOLO (free) VST plugin

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Grindmachine by Audio Assault (Review / Sound demo)

A closer look at the VST amp sim Grindmachine from Audio Assault! I stumbled across an ad on Facebook where I saw this for sale – only 3.99 USD. That’s worth a try, I thought to myself and how right was I!

Grindmachine comes with 15 different amps and 22 different cabs, it’s available for both Windows and Mac (in both 32 and 64 bits versions!). I’d say if you are looking for soft nice sounds… just forget about it. This is fist-to-your-face-hard metal high-gain stuff! And it sounds good!!

For those who wonders how it was recorded… Guitar > Sound card > Reaper. Screen capture by OBS studio.

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Video index:
00:33 – Interface
02:47 – Control demo
11:19 – Djent box
13:28 – Cabs demo
15:39 – Sound demos with singlecoils

Equipment used:
Gibson Explorer Tribute/B2 2019 (Dirty Fingers+)
MJT VFF Telecaster (Nocaster/Twisted Tele)
Reaper

Grindmachine @ Audio Assault

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Ignite Amps Emissary Setup in your DAW

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This video shows how to setup Ignite Amps Emissary together with Nad IR Impulse Response Loader in your DAW. I use Reaper but if you’re running another DAW I’m pretty sure what I do here is quite easily transposed into your DAW of choise.

The reason I’m doing this video is because I have gotten various questions about how to get Emissary to work. I hope I have covered enough and in a simple way that is easy to understand! Feel free to ask and I will provide an answer if I can. Same thing if you feel I have missed something or if I could have done it better in anyway – I’m always open for constructive critisism but you will have to live with my Swedish accent! 😉

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Equipment used:
Fender American Standard Stratocaster (Shawbucker/Custom 50’s)
Reaper DAW
Ignite Amps Emissary
NAD IR Impulse Response Loader

STL Ignite – Emissary Plugin Bundle (download)

Reaper download

Free IR files:

Celestion Digital (requires signup for newsletter)

Ownhammer

Redwirez

Line 6 Allure (requires signup for a Line 6 account)

Seacow Cab Impulses

Excalibur free IR’s

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OBS Studio setup for record your DAW

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So, I know more people than me have scratched their heads on how to record both screen and audio from your DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) . Actually it is not that complicated – and looks who’s talking: it took me a couple of hours to get it all setup in a working manner! But as I say in the video, once it is done you realize that it isn’t that complicated at all!

You’ll need OBS Studio, a free software that can record both screen and audio from your computer. But then you have the problem that in 9 cases out of 10 OBS studio will not pick up the sound from your DAW! And that is where VB Audio’s VoiceMeeter Banana comes in – also a free software (it’s up to You as it’s donationware) that can route the audio from your DAW so that OBS Studio can pick it up.

Also, a sidenote; pretty sure I refered to my audio interface as Focusrite Sapphire in the video. It’s a Focusrite Scarlett. Just so you know I am aware of that! 🙂

So, as I was happy to get this thing going I figured I’d make a video out of it. If it helps one person out there it’s worth the time it took… and with said I hope you got something out of this video. Likes and comments are welcome, a subscription even more so! Thanks goes out to you who subscribes, as always!!

Equipment used:
The below listed softwares
Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 2nd gen

OBS – Open Broadcaster Software

VB Audio – Voicemeeter Banana

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Ignite Amps – Emissary – Free guitar amp VST by Have Guitar

Ignite Amps – Emissary – Free guitar amp VST by Have Guitar

Taking a stint look at the Ignite Amps Emissary – a free amp simulator that sounds very good according to me. The Emissary is free to download and you just need a digital audio workstation (DAW) to use it, if you haven’t got that Reaper is a good alternative to start with. What is it? It is a VST-plugin that simulates a guitar amplifier – it has one clean and one gain channel and I’d say we’re sniffin around metal territory here… but with some tweaking it surely can be used for other genres as well.

So, this is more of a “let’s see what it can do” video and it’s the first one of it’s kind (for me!) so hopefully I will develop the format as we go along. Feel free to comment about that (yes, just a I said in the video!).

Besides the Emissary I have used a bunch of other plugins to get this to sound (hopefully) better; Kjaerhus Classic compressor and delay, Ignite Amps TSB-1 (Tyrant Screamer, like a Tube Screamer in VST format) and Nadir (cab/IR loader) and Variety of Sounds BootEQMkII. Best of all? They are all good plugins and free to download and use as well!

There you have it, my first dent with some free software for recording guitar – I do hope you’ll like it. Please do subscribe to Have Guitar to gimme some support, that will be appriciated! To all of you who allready do: Thanks!!!

Equipment used in this video:
ESP Phoenix II (Seymour Duncan JB/’59)

Ignite Amps Emissary

Ignite Amps TSB-1

Ignite Amps Nadir (cab loader)

Kjaerhus Classic compressor

Kjaerhus Classic Delay

Variety of Sound BootEQMkII

Kemper official website

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