if any of that might be true,,, Please put my name on the top of the order list???????
My only beef with the kemper is my very bad eye sight and a bigger color screen would be FAB,,,
but everything else is GREAT!!!!
Thanks for the link,,,,gonna look into that,,The Dr Z stuff of course is a great start,,but lately I've been using a free Vox AC 10 twin, profile with a greer light speed, slap delay,, I get pretty close,,but I cant play anything like him,, in my opinion, he's a very under rated Monster picker and,, tone master,,( plus his singing and song writing ain't bad either)
you are more then patient,,,,,your advice has helped me more then I can count,,this is hard to believe in 2020,,with So much info out there,,
I nominate your to Saint Kemper,,,,
happy new year all,,,
I'm Ron. I am a sound engineer and session guy.
I've had my profiler for over a year now and wrestled with recording this unit every step of the way...and yes I RTFM
I don't get it...the sound in my daw I get from a kemper is thin, fizzy (Hi gain profiles) and needs a whole lot of eqing it to get it to sound like an amp.
For me it takes a seven band parametric eq to get the sound I demand. Yet I can plug my guitar in to a interface right to the daw and use BIAS, Guitar Rig 5, Amplitube 5 and get a tone that is much richer, wider, fuller etc. I don't buy all this "but its designed to sit in the mix", and it's not moving air bs. The plug-in guys seem to have got it right. Just give me everything and I will make it sit in the mix right, I hate when companies make decisions based on what they think we need. This is a $2000+ unit, and I always end up double tracking with a plugin. They taut a tube feeling...seriously...I have 3 tube amps they react to every little touch...all I get with the Kemper is like round robin sampling...it sounds the same nearly at all velocities. It took me ages to finally detect the fizz, and dynamically compress the 2 frequencies resposible...because if you use an eq you lose any thickness you might have managed to squeeze out of the tone. Don't you dare tell me about their 3 band output eq. They are much too wide banded to make a positive difference.
So if your still with me (and finished plotting my death) I give up...what are the correct settings that people are using to record these things? My signal chain is balanced perfect (why a company needs to put an option for - 12db padding on the output...sheesh) I do use -18 on the input signal and I took clean and distortion sensitivity to - 5db. My input is the front input. On all profiles I have eq cabinet, amplifier and stack on. I don't tweak any eq settings no matter how bad the sound is. my main volume out is set to -12db which keeps the signal received in my daw at a nice safe level. I am using the main outputs into my interfaces at 16bit/48k. I have the monitor cab off setting checked (seriously a double negative name????) for my main output I use Master Stereo.
So you people that obviously figured out the magic sauce, could I beg you for pointers on why I can't get a good sound like you guys do?
I appreciate any suggestions,
you must be missing something, Here are my last seven years worth of music done ALL with my Kemper,,,every tune here is my Kemper, bass, acoustics, everything guitar related,,I am very happy with the recorded tone,a few of theses tunes made it on to broadcast with no issues or re- mixs,, I am also a session guy/ studio owner/ giger,, Its all about starting with the right profile,and cab,, and then, TWEAK it LOUD,,, not at bedroom or studio volumes,,https://www.reverbnation.com/mariomassi?profile_view_source=header_icon_nav
I tried both and they were pretty good with my les paul and I kinda knew that with the tone I was getting a Tele would be a better match, then tried the one called "Tele Morgan" with my tele and it was fantastic! I juiced up the delay that was with it (kind of a nicely done double)a bit and it was super fun to play! It recorded amazing also right off the bat. Hard to put down I played it for 1-1/2 hours! Real clear and "gingy" like I like a tele to be yet juicy and thick. Sounded great on the neck pickup too. The two rigs have different pre slots loaded.
Thank you so much for turning me on to these Unclemar, at first I wasn't that impressed, but with the intended guitar it was great! I'm definitely keeping this on the top of a single coil favorite list that will be tough to knock off. I've been playing since 77 and have never went on a journey like this with a piece of gear. I just keep figuring it out and finding better and better amps that are the "sound in my head". Very cool. There are just SO MANY sounds in this thing!
7 years for me and everyday I walk into the studio, and see it sitting there I smile,,Happy Holiday Kemper family,,,
what other Co. in the world listens to his customers like this and responds,
You're right of course, but we all have different idea of a good tone:-)
I meant its a great way to start to understand/hear,, the new overdrives,, Starting with a semi clean amp,That's a proven, tone winner,( its on over 100 of my tunes,TV Film etc), overdrive pedal,,then go from there,,
this one right here
get the AC20 profile from the rig excg, then use the green screamer, works fantastic for me,,as good as it gets,,
fantastic,, thanks so much for the insight
thanks,, very helpfull
I agree,,DP 100%,,
I will say most folks at home have no exp standing/playing on an open air stage , meant for 30,000 or more,,folks,,, and hearing you rig,when your 30 feet away from it,, compared to a small club with no stage and no PA,and everything in between, But if you can make you own, and be happy, isn't that what this was meant for?
I've found that most home made/home done profiles while sounding great while noodling at home or studio. just don't work for me, on the job,,without much tweaking( not sayin they cant be) but there is no time on the job to tweak,,, So I keep a nice collection of pro profiles handy, and set up a performance as needed,plus RM's AC20,,pure GOLD!!!
I know that a M.Britt profile, while maybe not someones pick for tone,, is most likely, stage tested,, buy a guy who has been there,and seeing most of my paying work is in the mod country vein,, it makes sense to me,,,and works,,for me,,
I tried my hand at it,I own great amps,, I own a studio with everything you could want, but for me,just no luck( or skill) I get my profiles from the pros I trust, That's the beauty of this device, Use it as you see fit,Its a wonderful tool, for the working player like myself who goes from, one crazy gig,and session,, to another, ( at least I used too),, man I miss those days,,
well,, some guys get it,( making profiles that work) most do not,,,hope your one of thoses who do,,
luv to hear your results,good luck,,
then your prob out of the running for the give away,, like we were ever in it anyway, looks like a giant email phishing scheme to harvest mail adds, to send their plug in spam to,,how pro of them,bait them with a prize,,then spam them till the box is full ,,,2 today so far and its only 8 am here,, just the kind of Co, I have tried to avoid,Thank god for the kemper biz model,,
ever since I singed up,, Ive been BOMBED with spam, as much as 2-3 mails a day,, so you can clearly see their biz model,,trying to sell plug ins,
A good example of what I'm looking for is the guitar on Elvis's version of He'll Have to Go by Jim Reeves.
It's probably not difficult to create, clean, big bottom end and a huge plate reverb, but I'll bet someone's already done it.
Can anyone cut me to the chase?
Thanks - rev
Go try the tone junkie, 66 dual showman,,there it is,,,https://tonejunkiestore.com/profile-packs/1966-dual-show-kemper-profile-pack
even the best painters in the world,, look at,,and study,, the other masters,, jus my 2 cents,,
go straight to M Britt- Tone Junkie,etc,,,just to name two,,, get a few,, and hear the possibility's,so many great profiles out there,,
Congrats,you will be happy
best decision music wise, I ever made,,