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TONE NAME: Aco_w_Schmaltz

  • Created with: Helix Rack
  • Author:
  • Song:
    Acoustic Guitar
  • Band:
    YOUR band.
  • Guitarist:
    Acoustic Guitar
  • Style:
    Acoustic Guitar with Ambience
  • Date: 1/20/17
  • Downloads: 628
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  • Comments:
    Here's just a simple patch for acoustic guitar with a pickup plugged into Helix (via Aux in) to show what you can do with just a Helix and an acoustic guitar. The IRs I used are also free, made by me.* I use "b03_Dtar_blues" in the top path and"b10_Dtar_mah_dread" in the second path down. They are here, and they are also free. Pick one YOU like, or use another acoustic IR of your choosing. *Full disclosure: I actually normally use acoustic IRs from 3 Sigma Audio, but for this patch I used the ones I made from DTAR Mama Bear instead so that you could have everything you needed to use this patch for free.

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