Nice gain type of distortion?

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  1. Robmobius

    Robmobius Member

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    Hey guys,

    Just after watching that Icicle master class, was probably the best one I've seen so far! Especially for someone like me - who's still wet behind the ears. :)

    Anyhoo, I was wondering if anyone can recommend a nice "gain type" of distortion vst . I liked the one Icicle was using in Logic, that sounded very cool, But unfortuntely I don't use Logic. :(

    Some of my vst distortions sound pretty digital and don't have that nice clean but heavy overdriven sound.

    Any recommendations?

    Thanks in advance!

    Rob.
     
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    ARTFX www.artfx-studios.com

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    Try Ohmicide.
     
  3. Robmobius

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    Nice gain type of distortion?

    Thanks man, I have Ohmicide/Camelphat and they are friggin' cool, but it's a lil' bit harsh at times.

    Anything else worth checking out for trying to capture that "mackie desk" type gain?

    Cheers,

    Rob.
     
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    kama benkama.net

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    +1 camelphat.

    For mild saturation (breaks, synth lines etc) I go for PSP mixsaturator
     
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    kama benkama.net

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    And heavier type of amp-simulation drive i got Voxengo Boogex paired with some wild impulse sounds.
     
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    tape saturation and tube amp plugs basically.
     
  7. Robmobius

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    Cool man thanks! and particular ones worth having a look at?




    @Kama,
    Thanks also...I'll check out the PSP and Voxengo as well. :)
     
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    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    boogex is excellent and you can even get red hot mackie impulses for it
     
  9. Robmobius

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    Sweet!! Thanks again mate and to everyone who chimed in.
     
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    i like the fl overdrive lots.
     
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    I am intrigued by this.
     
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    I was having a look on their site but I couldn't find it. Do you know where I can get my mitts on the Mackie impulse mate? Thanks again! :)
     
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    Soundtoys Decapitator is awesome, sounds like something you'd be interested in. Its got 5 model types at the bottom of the vst, the last 2 being modelled on the Culture Vulture, very cool!
     
  14. Robmobius

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    Sweet man... Thanks I'll check it out! :)
     
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    Voxengo tube amp

    Tal-tube

    Ferric tds

    Rack Tube

    Nasty VCS has a saturation knob in there

    Nomad Factory MAGNETIC (not free) is a tape sim

    CM Fuzz (computer music mag)

    JB Ferox
     
  16. Robmobius

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    Thanks for that list bro'.
     
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    +1 for the Camelphat
    Features a great randomize selector when you cant be arsed to think lol