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Dialing In Real Guitar Amp Tone With DI (+Free Guitar IR Pack)

Dialing In Real Guitar Amp Tone With DI (+Free Guitar IR Pack)

Learn how to dial in a realistic clean guitar tone with just a guitar DI

I recently had to recreate a recorded guitar amp tone using a DI and IK Multimedia Amplitube 5 (the free version).

I show you exactly how I was able to get a VERY close match between the guitar tones and some tricks to help you make your guitar amp tone sound as realistic as possible!

In the video below, you will learn:

  • How to dial in guitar tone that sounds REAL
  • Tricks to add room ambience without making guitar tone harsh
  • How to EQ an amp sim to match a real guitar amp


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0:00 Intro
0:39 Download my FREE Guitar Cabinet Impulse Response (Orange 2×12)
1:31 Song by Street Urchinz (show em’ some support!)
2:42 Real Guitar Amp Compared to DI Tone
3:34 Matching Tone with IK Multimedia Amplitube 5
5:50 Why I Use Limiting Instead of Compression
6:27 How to EQ a Clean Guitar Amp Sim
7:22 My Secret for Adding Air and Space Without Making Guitars Sound Harsh
9:24 Setting the right amount of Attack and Release for Enhancing the Reverb
10:51 Before and After Guitar Amp Sim Tone
11:13 Quick Summary of the Plugin Chain

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Bobby Balow

I'm an audio enthusiast, entrepreneur, and owner of Raytown Productions – an online mixing, mastering, and production studio. I love challenging artists and musicians to create art that is honest and resonates with others.

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