[LAU] bass amp simulator

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To: Linux Audio User <linux-audio-user@...>
Date: Monday, August 31, 2009 - 12:44 am

Has anyone found any plugins (preferably Linux-native, not wineasio or
vst) that do a decent job with bass amp simulation? I've achieved a
pretty good mic'ed cabinet sound with a real mic'ed cabinet, but I'm
afraid the problem in my apartment at night is the mic'ed cabinet.
Even something that does a good enough job for scratchpad takes would be
nice. I currently have a Whirlwind Director direct box, and I've not
been impressed with it much. Maybe there are better direct boxes?

On the other hand...I seem to be one of the few people I know who has
not yet tried a Line6 Bass Pod. Are they really any good for amp
simulation? I am after fairly natural bass tones by the way, nothing
that puts your bass through distortion or makes it sound like a

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[LAU] bass amp simulator, Brent Busby, (Mon Aug 31, 12:44 am)
Re: [LAU] bass amp simulator, Garry Ogle, (Mon Aug 31, 1:43 pm)
Re: [LAU] bass amp simulator, hermann, (Mon Aug 31, 2:55 pm)
Re: [LAU] bass amp simulator, Ken Restivo, (Mon Aug 31, 1:10 am)