Randall Cyclone amp sound in guitarix

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Randall Cyclone amp sound in guitarix

Postby hdr » Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:16 pm

I would like my guitarix-amp to sound like a randall cyclone:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpF8osmBx48
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtQ7hM7qayA

I tried the presets on this website: https://musical-artifacts.com/artifacts

I think there is no one getting even close to.

Do you know any other sources for presets or is someone able to find suitable settings to get this sound?
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Re: Randall Cyclone amp sound in guitarix

Postby tramp » Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:52 pm

First of all, to archive such brutal sounds, you need a IR file, maybe one of this may help
BestpluginsIRPackCompleteGRINDMACHINE

I guess the presets which comes closest to your desired sound are the ones from Babis Kouvalis, like Rectobabz or Metal Pack.

Those together may be able to archive that sound.
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Re: Randall Cyclone amp sound in guitarix

Postby AlexTheBassist » Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:58 pm

hdr wrote:I would like my guitarix-amp to sound like a randall cyclone

Then you need to learn amplification. There's no button with “Make It All Just As I Want” written on it. Also, there's a huge market for click-and-point amplifier emulations.
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Re: Randall Cyclone amp sound in guitarix

Postby tramp » Thu Dec 26, 2019 4:14 pm

AlexTheBassist wrote:Then you need to learn amplification. There's no button with “Make It All Just As I Want” written on it. Also, there's a huge market for click-and-point amplifier emulations.


Oh, there is. It's written "Online" on it. It give you access to all shared guitarix presets on https://musical-artifacts.com/artifacts including there descriptions.
However, when the sound you are after is not there, you may create and share it. That's how the button “Make It All Just As I Want” get filled with life.
Without contributions, it wont work.
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Re: Randall Cyclone amp sound in guitarix

Postby hdr » Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:28 am

tramp wrote:First of all, to archive such brutal sounds, you need a IR file, maybe one of this may help

That's great, I didn't know this 'effect'.

Most of the presets already have a 'Cabinet' in the rack.
Is the Convolver in combination with IR-files supposed to be used additional to the Cabinet or to replace it?
What's the difference between Convolver and Cabinet? Isn't the Cabinet a kind of Convolver with a preset of IR files?
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Re: Randall Cyclone amp sound in guitarix

Postby tramp » Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:59 pm

hdr wrote:Is the Convolver in combination with IR-files supposed to be used additional to the Cabinet or to replace it?

Most people use it instead. But you could use both as well, it depend on your taste.
There are a couple of nice free IR-files out there, those could be Cabinet IR-files, Room-IR-files, Amp-IR-files, at least from anything which have a frequency responce. Most Amp-IR-files include the Cabinet already, hence most people disable the extra cabinet convolver when used them.
hdr wrote:What's the difference between Convolver and Cabinet? Isn't the Cabinet a kind of Convolver with a preset of IR files?

Yes, the Cabinet is a collection of sliced Cabinet IR files hard-coded in the source code.
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Re: Randall Cyclone amp sound in guitarix

Postby bluebell » Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:43 pm

tramp wrote:First of all, to archive such brutal sounds, you need a IR file, maybe one of this may help
BestpluginsIRPackCompleteGRINDMACHINE

I guess the presets which comes closest to your desired sound are the ones from Babis Kouvalis, like Rectobabz or Metal Pack.

Those together may be able to archive that sound.


How are they intended to be used when loaded into Reverb->Convolver? Instead of a cabinet, placed after Guitarix head without a tonestack?
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Re: Randall Cyclone amp sound in guitarix

Postby tramp » Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:16 am

The IR's from BestpluginsIRPack been make to be used with tubescreemer -> amp -> tonestack -> convolver.
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