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This Excites Me: Fractal Audio FX8

As always, I’m a week late and probably $2500 short, but that’s how it goes when you’re busy being king of the world1.  I just noticed that Fractal Audio is teasing a multi-effects unit.  No amp modeling, it sits on your floor, you turn it on with your feet.  You might even be able to […]


Where are We Going with Amp Modeling?

Honestly, amp and effects modeling should be a great thing.  It’s the logical next step in guitar technology.  We can’t keep relying on World War II era technology made in Chinese sweat shops by grade school kids.  Those tubes and transistors aren’t going to be around forever, we’ll have to evolve.  Right? It’s just so […]