Free Amp by Blue Cat Audio: great guitar sound for 0€!

French pro audio software publisher Blue Cat Audio (bluecataudio.com) has a well-stocked catalog of high quality paying plugins, but it also has free versions that are real nuggets. Such is the case with Free Amp (link to download page), a free plugin offering three guitar amps with all the classic settings. Here is a demo

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Concorde Ted Guitars, immediate take-off!
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Concorde Ted Guitars, immediate take-off!

When Thierry Le Guenne of Ted Guitars (tedguitars.fr) decided to reinterpret the Flying V in an aluminum version, the result is the Concorde. Of course, the guitar is fitted with internal LED lights for a real cool effect on stage! Let's see how the guitar sounds on video. Concorde Ted Guitars review Until the next

Gletty Guitars Alu SG MkIV demo
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Gletty Guitars Alu SG MkIV demo

Demo of a Gletty Guitars (glettyguitars.com) model Alu SG MkIV recorded at the Montreux International Guitar Show. Gletty Guitars demo Specs Photo Album For more info:Luthier Guitar ReviewsLuthier InterviewsMIGS Archives

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Interview with guitar builder Christoph Noe from ON Guitars (on-guitars.com) at the Montreux International Guitar Show (migs.ch). As a bonus you will be able to watch a demo of the P90 equipped Elster model. Christoph Noe interview Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel. For more info:MIGS ArchivesGuitar

Mythos Hephaestus demo: a very cool riff machine
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Mythos Hephaestus demo: a very cool riff machine

Here is a demo with 100% sound and 0% blah blah of the Mythos (mythospedals.com) Hephaestus, a great Fuzz pedal with one single knob to turn. Plug in and enjoy! Mythos Hephaestus demo Conclusion Here's a Fuzz pedal that's perfect for Fuzz newbie like me! The Mythos Hephaestus is easy to set up for standard

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For this year's NAMM Show, I had once again brought with me all I needed to do a quality recording session on a tube amp. As last year, I did these tests on the joint stand of German guitars Tausch (tausch-guitars.de) and American amplifiers Eddie Wang (eddiewanginstruments.com). Guitars played: Configuration: NAMM 2024 Guitar Sessions Until

Wood or marble for your slide guitar? Listen and decide!

A few months ago, I discovered Dylan Adams (YouTube channel) in a Rhett Shull video. This prompted me to put a slide back on my pinky. While I was at it, I recorded a video to document my progress, with two different slides. Here's what it looks like on video after just a few hours'

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Live demo F-Type tube amp by Kelt Amplification
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Live demo F-Type tube amp by Kelt Amplification

Kelt Amplification (keltamplification.com) is a French boutique tube amp brand founded by Thierry Labrouze. The F-Type is one of the new model recently introduced, it is a 15W all tube Fender style amp with a tube driven reverb. The video below was recorded live during an FAQ broadcasted on December 27th 2023 in French on

Nyl Guitars - Presentation and demo by Michel Gentils in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two instruments by Nyl Guitars (fr.nylguitars.com) by musician Michel Gentils (michelgentils.com) in the presence of luthier Julien Jalaguier. Nyl Guitars demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts

CF Guitars - Presentation and demo by Hugo Martin in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two instruments by CF Guitars (Facebook page) by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Fred Charpiot. Configuration: CF Guitars demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the

Firehawk Springer Guitars review
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Firehawk Springer Guitars review

In the Springer Guitars (springerguitars.com) family, I present the Firehawk. This time, the luthier Mikaël Springer revisits Gibson's Firebird model, injecting it with his own DNA. Firehawk Springer review Until the next interview or gear review, keep on playing the guitar! Pierre Journel.

Criman Guitars - Presentation and demo by Hugo Martin in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two instruments by Criman Guitars (criman.ro) by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Christian Sandu. Configuration: Criman Guitars demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo

The ultimate resonator guitar comparison by Benjamin Guillet

Benjamin Guillet (YouTube channel) is a talented French musician really into resonator guitar. And I mean he is REALLY into resonator guitar!! Check out the amazing videos he recorded with many instruments Benjamin Guillet video on resonator guitars Brands / Luthiers tested by Benjamin Recording setup Benjamin Guillet guitar tab book By the way, Benjamin

Thomas Grumler Lutherie - Presentation and demo by Hugo Martin in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration instruments by Thomas Grumler Lutherie (lutherieguitare.wordpress.com) by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Thomas Grumler during the Puteaux Guitar Festival. Thomas Grumler Lutherie demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and

ToneX IK Multimedia or how to get great guitar sound instantly

The ToneX IK Multimedia pedal (ikmultimedia.com) recently returned from a triumphant Backstage Gear Tour among The Guitar Channel premium subscribers. I couldn't resist the pleasure of plugging this little machine back in for 5 minutes. What a blast! Great guitar sound right away, in a matter of seconds. Here's an improvised demo recorded in a

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Marine Guitars - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two guitars by Marine Guitars (marineguitars.com) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of luthier Marine Pacaut. Marine Guitars demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts

Tausch Guitars - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two guitars by Tausch Guitars (tausch-guitars.de) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of luthier Rainer Tausch. Tausch Guitars demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts

Boxis Guitares - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two guitars by Boris Guitars (boxisguitars.com) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of luthier Alexis Bonin. Boxis Guitars demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts

Here is three videos recorded with the amazing ODS Tube Preamp from Peace Hill FX (peacehillfx.com). The Les Paul type guitars used for the review are two Panucci instruments, one with P90 and one with humbuckers. The third guitar is a Suhr Classic S. This Japanese tube preamp is a joy to play! Once you

Tausch Guitars Montreux model: awesome tone monster
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Tausch Guitars Montreux model: awesome tone monster

German luthier Rainer Tausch of Tausch Guitars (tausch-guitars.de) builds around twenty guitars a year to the highest quality standards. In this gear review, I present the Montreux model equipped with three Haüssel Staple-type pickups. Get ready, it sounds amazing! Review of a Tausch Guitars model Montreux Until the next interview or gear review, keep on

Berg Guitares - Presentation and demo by Hugo Martin in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two instruments by Berg Guitares (berg-guitares.com) by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Jonathan Berg. Configuration: Berg Guitares demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo

Micoud Guitares - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two guitars by Micoud Guitares (micoud-guitares.com) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of luthier Baptiste Micoud. Micoud Guitares demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts

LNA FX pedals - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of four pedals guitars by LNA FX (lnafx.com) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of the builder Stéphane Ellena. TM Lutherie demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the

TED Guitars - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two guitars by TED Guitars (tedguitars.fr) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of luthier Thierry Le Guenne. Configuration: TED Guitars demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the

TM Lutherie - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two guitars by TM Lutherie (tmlutherie.fr) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of luthier Thomas Meuret. TM Lutherie demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts

Kopo Guitar - Presentation and demo by Hugo Martin in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two instruments by Kopo Guitar (kopo.fr) by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Fred Pons. Configuration: Kopo Guitar demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo

Lame Horse Instruments - Presentation an demo by Hugo Martin in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of a Lame Horse Instruments (lamehorse.net) guitar by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Chris Jenkins. Lame Horse Instruments demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo

Guitare & Création - Presentation an demo by Marwan Boulaïd in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of an instrument by Guitare & Création (guitare-et-creation.fr) by musician Marwan Boulaïd (marwanboulaidmusic.com) in the presence of luthier Hervé Bérardet. Guitare & Création demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the

Dejardin Guitare - Presentation an demo by Hugo Martin in Puteaux

Presentation and demonstration of two Dejardin Guitare (dejardinguitare.be) by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Ghislain Dejardin. Dejardin Guitare demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts As always,

Guitares Berdah - Instruments presentation an demo by Hugo Martin

Presentation and demonstration of two Guitares Berdah (guitaresberdah.com) by musician Hugo Martin (coursdeguitaremoderne.fr) in the presence of luthier Michel Berdah. Guitares Berdah demo concert Sound, video and edit: Philippe Camus The Guitar Channel podcast The audio version of the video is available in the podcast on iTunes, Spotify and below: About the demo concerts As always,