The Official Axe-Fx II Thread

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  1. frankv

    frankv What Are You Waiting For? Double Platinum Supporter Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    Then There is this one..

     
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    NeubyWanKaneuby Senior Member

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    moar Axe FX (JVM410)

     
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    That was pretty damn excellent sounding.
     
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    Here's a simple 12 bar blues I did demonstrating a really cool Dual Reverb preset inside AXE FX. This is an ERNIE BALL Music Man JP6 which is not suppose to be a blues style guitar. I think it does a pretty convincing job myself.

    https://app.box.com/s/d85q1ug4k5wqu5vlq07z1i6bnhgobiif
     
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    NeubyWanKaneuby Senior Member

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    I don't think my Jem is thought of a "blues guitar", but I make it work.

    I'd post the video, but I used my old TH30 to record it, and this is the Axe thread.
     
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    The beauty of AXE EDIT and OPTIONS...

     
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    frankv What Are You Waiting For? Double Platinum Supporter Premium Member V.I.P. Member

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    For those that think there are limits to what a AXE FX can do.. Watch this. Then realize there is not a tone created that can't be duplicated by AXE




    Just be aware that this version of AXE Firmware is 9 generations old.
     
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    Want help with a live patch...
     
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    I bought $2,000 worth of hardwood flooring yesterday for a sunroom remodeling project. When I was paying for it, all I could think about was I could be buying an Axe Fx with this same money. Don't think the wife would have been too happy about that.
     
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    Yeah, I hear that my friend.. One day..
     
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    Long after the the hardwood flooring is rotting away, you could still be enjoying an Axe FX. My wife is learning to live with my idiosyncrasies, but the Axe II turned out to be a sound investment. It was a gamble at the time of purchase (and for most of the year after), but the last year has been leaps and bounds in software and firmware development. The next amp I buy will be Fractal, but I'm not sure I'll ever need to buy another amp.

    Liam
     
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    I was listening to the "No Guitar Is Safe" podcast. Episode 56 interviews Phil Collen from Def Leppard. Phil mentions several times about using the Axe Fx for their shows.

    BTW, really interesting interview if you're from the 80s generation. It's basically about the 30th anniversary of Hysteria. They break down a lot of the songs and give you the back story on them. Really cool. Pour Some Sugar on Me almost didn't make it on the album.
     
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    Mark I/II:
    www.fractalaudio.com/downloads/firmware-presets/axe-fx-2/Quantum/9.0/AxeFx2_Quantum_9p03.zip

    XL:
    www.fractalaudio.com/downloads/firmware-presets/axe-fx-2/Quantum/9.0/AxeFx2_XL_Quantum_9p03.zip

    XL+:
    www.fractalaudio.com/downloads/firmware-presets/axe-fx-2/Quantum/9.0/AxeFx2_XLplus_Quantum_9p03.zip


    Release Notes:

    9.03

    Improved power amp modeling.

    Disabled Amp block active Presence control if power amp modeling is bypassed because too many customers not realizing the feature exists.

    Fixed Delay block incorrect output level if Bypass Mode set to “Mute FX Out”.

    Fixed unable to attach modifiers in Looper block.
     
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    Thanks Mikey
     
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    For those who aren't aware, there is also a new version of fractal bot, which i found out when I went to load the above firmware.
     
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    Yep. I saw that too... Its great how all the Fractal programs auto update..

    I can't even imagine how complicated it must be to design all this amazing stuff.
     
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