Tag: rock

Metal Allegiance Volume II: Power Drunk Majesty

Metal Allegiance Volume II: Power Drunk Majesty – review

Just as the next music fan, I’m always a bit skeptical about the so-called “supergroups”. I mean, how many times has this formula been tried before ? Get famous musicians together, form a new group […]

Download Festival Australia

Download Festival Australia 2019

Download 2018 was the first edition of the famous European festival down under. It picked up where Soundwave left, and brought many international rock, hardcore and heavy metal artist to Australia. Following its success, the […]

Line 6 Helix

The battle of the guitar multi effects and amp modellers

Amplifier modellers and multi-effects intro These days multi-effects and amplifier modellers are everywhere in the guitar world. I grew up watching amateur DIY bands playing live. Their guitar players had stacks of analog pedals with […]

Line 6 Helix Signal Flow

Line 6 Helix: Patch arrangements

Talk about tone obsession So I’ve pulled the trigger. After trying many entry level multi effects for guitar, and even trying to assemble a pedalboard with individual pedals – let’s be honest, something cool about […]

Travel Guitar by the Ocean

The ultimate mobile guitar setup

I’m not a professional guitar player, but I do play with a band occasionally. For short trips to rehearsals and gigs, my home setup is fine: guitar, cables, accessories and my Helix Floor with its […]

Line 6 Helix Routing Options

Helix DI or Rupert Neve DI

Introduction In this experiment, the objective is to try out the DI capabilities of the Helix for re-amping. In addition, explore the difference in sound quality between Helix input (used as a DI) and a […]

Rupert Neve DI

Review: Rupert Neve DI

DI or not DI, that is the question… I’ve debated that for a while (mostly with myself), but the reality is that if you want to do home recording of Guitars directly into the audio […]