The addition of the Neck pickup will only make it better in my opinion. Again, if you have any of the other Amplesound guitars, this will be familiar territory. This is where a sampled guitar like this comes in really handy. The different articulations like sustain, slap… blend very well and create a realistic sounding instrument. Correct me if I am wrong, but from scratches to palm mutes all real-life articulations are copied into the digital world very well. The real version of this guitar might be out of reach price wise for the average musician but this is certainly an affordable and great sounding surrogate. Ample Bass P also includes a variety of ancillary sounds slides, scratches etc and a dedicated set of keys for repeating the last played note making light work of fast repeats , triggering fifths and octaves, toggling fret buzz on and off at adjustable note frequency and more.
On the top end you see the guitar corpus. The activation process is straightforward, but when you have multiple products, you would have to enter your login data for every separate product. When you first open a plugin, it is in demo mode where you get the full functionality of the plugin for 7 days. Sound shaping is done via the main controls and a rack of eight virtual effects pedals no amp sims, though - you'll need to run it through your own , but what makes it 'metal' is the sound of the guitar itself, the low default tuning C G C F A D and the library of metal-orientated riffs included for loading into the Strummer sequencer. This guitar is really well sampled and playing it clean, the note transitions are clear and crisp. Studying the sound of a real guitar player and trying to recreate these sounds will help a lot while familiarizing with these plug-ins. With the addition of some of the new functions that have been added to the Amplesound instruments like improved Tab usage and the Riffer function, you can now get even more out of this classic beauty, which has been a favorite of mine and is still something that I use on a regular basis since its initial release.
Tab Player: The Tab Player can load and play several prevalent guitar tablature file formats. Here, instead of the mic 1 level and mic 2 level faders, there are autobuzz and accentuation noise functions. By taking advantage of the Ample Guitar Strummer engine, the Tab Player can not only mingle different articulations into strumming, but can also alternate between strumming several strings i. The acoustic guitars feature mic 1 level, mic 2 level, and main level faders. When you first open a plugin, it is in demo mode where you get the full functionality of the plugin for 7 days.
A little story to answer the big question if this machine replaces a real guitar: When I first programmed some guitar and bass with this library on a song I had to sketch for a customer, I gave it to a guitar player beforehand and asked, what he thinks of the guitar. Graphic Interface I really love the design. Yet it looks pricey and everything is at hand. For many players of the Electric guitar you are either a Fender or a Gibson fan. I tested it with Guitar Rig 5, my weapon of choice, when it comes to guitars and this made it comparable for me to other instruments. Virtual Electric Guitar based on a Gibson Les Paul Custom Ample Guitar G is a virtual electric guitar which is based on samples of a Gibson Les Paul. The electric and acoustic guitars feature both expressive solo playing as well as a realistic sounding strumming engine.
The resonance release knob determines how long the notes ring out, and you can use the sample start time knob to get tighter timing, as well as a capo to realistically transpose the guitar. Vier Velocity-Layer und Round Robins, die nach einem rhombischen Verteilungsalgorithmus automatisch ausgesucht werden, bewirken, dass in der Praxis keine Note wie die andere klingt. If you buy a bundle you will pay even less. Hovering over each control provides a tool tip with helpful information on usage. The electric and acoustic guitars feature both expressive solo playing as well as a realistic sounding strumming engine. The resonance release knob determines how long the notes ring out, and you can use the sample start time knob to get tighter timing, as well as a capo to realistically transpose the guitar.
Ample Sound provides and an extremely comprehensive technical fact sheet on their website:. Die internen Effekte sind nicht der Knaller aber als Basis ok. The library has 6128 samples, all in 44. Now you can own this classic axe in your own studio. Once you figured out how to get the best results, the workflow will speed-up and you will love these sounds.
When playing the same note several times, different samples are triggered and even has the feature to double the sound with different samples on L and R. The Tab Player supports all the fingering, looping, chords, articulations and other markers in the loaded tablature. The Tab Player can even judge on its own to automatically add some refining articulations when it thinks it is appropriate, such as slapping on strings or body, or other realistic and indispensable noises. Every note has 8 attributes — pitch, velocity, length, off velocity, articulation, legato, vibrato and bend, with which you can make a delicate lick. Rather, it summarizes the rules through analyzing a bunch of music scores.
This sums up the thing about this plug-in very well. As I said before my guitar playing with a real axe is close to none existing and normally when I am in need of some strings to be stroked I kindly ask my professional guitar player friends to handle it. You always have the option of purchasing the guitars separately if you only need one or two. What is the Ample Sound Gutiar Collection? Gibson, I have one foot firmly planted in each. By taking advantage of the Ample Guitar Strummer engine, the Tab Player can not only mingle different articulations into strumming, but can also alternate between strumming several strings i. Settings In the settings window, you can choose the default preset to be loaded when you open up the instrument, change the sample library path, change master tune and voice count, as well as a whole lot of other useful stuff as you can see in the screenshot below.
You can load up to 8 preset patterns or your own created user patterns in an instance and keyswitch between them. I simply love the clean tone and the expressive sound of this guitar. Sehr gute Klangqualität und einfache Bedienung des PlugIns. In general I can conclude the very well thought through graphic interface helps maneuvering through the functions of the instrument. The instruments will behave like a real instrument and only play one note on one string at a time, but if you need to play two notes on one string for your production you can switch into keyboard mode and the program will allow you to play two notes at the same time. A guitar rarity in its own right and with legendary sound from a master of his craft! There are also knobs to add swing, change the play speed, and change the time signature. The Tab Player can even judge on its own to automatically add some refining articulations when it thinks it is appropriate, such as slapping on strings or body, or other realistic and indispensable noises.