[video=youtube;2lMBQigy8hk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lMBQigy8hk[/video] Hi, everybody! This is a quick Warwick Corvette std. bass guitar test with Fractal Audio Axe Fx 2 (firmware version 6.00) and Line 6 POD HD 500 (firmware version 2.0). VST Drums - Toontrack Superior 2.0. There are 2 sections of main riff: 1. Axe Fx 2 chain with Pedal - Type Compressor, Shred Dist (Marshall Shredmaster) and SV Bass amp head (Ampeg SVX). 2. Line 6 POD HD 500 chain with Tube Comp (LA2A Teletronix), Line 6 distortion and Flip Top preamp (Ampeg B-15 NF Portaflex). There are no any cab sims in Axe Fx and POD patches. Music: Planet X "Ignotus per ignotium". Presets: Axe Fx 2 Bass preset: https://www.dropbox.com/s/v7fl2uwx18o1arh/A2IN%20Ampeg%20SV%20Bass%20Preset.syx Pod HD 500 Bass preset: https://www.dropbox.com/s/gw4b0zf5fwssk11/A2IN%20Flip%20Top%20Pre%20Bass%20Preset.h5e
I was wondering about bass recording possibilities of this devices, so now i'am thinking to use Axe for recording. Pod seems to me a way to muddy. Any opinions? May be somebody used this gear for bass?
Why would anyone record a bass head without a cab? I mean it doesn't sound horrible, but it's rather odd.
I've got an AxeFXII and it's very good at bass, even though I am not very good at playing bass. I had an 11R and dialed in a few nice bass patches and about 2 seconds after getting the AxeFXII I was able to get much better sounds than after months of dialing in the 11R to 'perfection'.