MESSE05: Native Instruments presents Guitar Combos

Three New Amp Emulation Plug-ins      07/04/05

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GUITAR COMBOS is a series of three charismatic amp emulations that combine studio-grade sound quality with maximum ease of use. All three combos consist of a classic tube amplifier with a speaker box and several integrated effects, giving musicians and producers straightforward access to a wide range of pure and highly musical guitar tones in software. GUITAR COMBOS are based on the critically acclaimed 'Dynamic Tube Response' technology from GUITAR RIG, and offer the same striking authenticity and unrivaled playing dynamics that made GUITAR RIG the new standard in software-based amp modelling. The GUITAR COMBOS series consists of the TWANG COMBO, the AC BOX COMBO and the PLEXI COMBO. The TWANG COMBO
is modelled after the Fender Twin Reverb and delivers a wide range of clean and crunch tones suitable for Pop, Jazz, Blues and Country styles. It is combined with a 2x12 cabinet emulation and a tube condenser microphone, and includes an overdrive pedal as well as chorus, vibrato, and spring reverb. The AC BOX COMBO
is modelled after the Vox AC-30 and delivers a wide range of clean and crunch sounds that lend itself to Pop, Rock, and Alternative styles. It is combined with a 2x12 cabinet emulation and a vintage condenser microphone, and includes a treble booster, tremolo, and spring reverb. The PLEXI COMBO
is modelled after the Marshall JMP50 and delivers a wide range of crunch and overdrive sounds, which makes it the first choice for various flavors of Rock, Metal and Psychedelic. It is combined with a 4x12 cabinet and a dynamic microphone, and includes a fuzz overdrive, distortion pedal, and a reverse delay effect. GUITAR COMBOS are ready for a wide range of live, studio and practice applications thanks to an integrated high-precision tuner, noise gate and limiter. Also integrated is a Demo Player with a selection of unprocessed guitar loops for convenient tone tweaking. Each combo comes equipped with dozens of carefully chosen presets and offers 64 preset slots that can hold custom tones. GUITAR COMBOS can be used both standalone and as plug-ins in all major host sequencers. The combos can be controlled via MIDI, which allows for remote preset switching and real-time parameter control using a MIDI foot pedal as well as parameter automation within a sequencer. GUITAR COMBOS will be available in May 2005 from authorized dealers and in the NI Online Shop. The suggested retail prices are $79 / 69 Euro for each combo, with optional Direct Download versions being offered in the NI Online Shop. Furthermore, a bundle version with all three combos will be available for $199 / 179 Euro. More info:

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