Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing an amp and a cabinet, part of iPad Music Production: AmpliTube.
The heart of AmpliTube is really about its selection of amp modelers.…There are five main types of amps that are based on some of music history's most iconic amp sounds.…Combined with the stompbox effects, you can come up with a virtually unlimited selection…of classic and modern guitar sounds.…Now for our purposes here, there are three main factors that determine how your guitar…is going to ultimately sound, and I'd like to use a real world amp, as an example here.…First, we have the Head Unit, which is at the top of the setup.…Now, even though the whole setup is often referred to as the amp, it's really the head…unit that is the amplifier. It's the device that you plug your guitar into.…
It's the device that's powered that you plug into a wall outlet, and it's the device with…all the settings that you adjust.…In order to hear the amplifier, you have to connect it to a set of speakers.…In this case, the speakers are contained in what we call a cabinet.…Now, cabinets come in many different configurations.…
Check out the rest of the iPad Music Production courses for more information on making professional-level recordings with your iPad.
- Setting up inputs
- Using the tuner
- Demoing amp and FX settings
- Choosing an amp and cabinet
- Saving favorite amps and presets
- Importing songs to play along with
- Using effects and sends
- Exporting your song