Hi, I have Ableton suite 8, and need to know how to get a powerful modern distortion on my gibson like the band "Green day", after recording the guitar on an audio trak any ideas? I will appreciate it

Suite 8 give me all kinds of possibilities and even if I got good guitar effects... I dont seem to get that powerful modern punk or metal kind of sound like Billy Joe (Green Day) has on his Gibson. Please help. Thank you

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luchitoluchito71 2 years ago | 1 comment

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  • Near Earth Object
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    Have you considered using hardware? Like a good distortion pedal?
    Or have a look at Guitar Rig etc. From Native Instruments. Plenty of choice, so why only use Live devices.

    2 years ago | 0 comments
  • scottiedo
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    Suite 8 comes with some modeling devices. Check out Amp and Cabinet.

    You're also listening to a top notch mix and mastered track. I'm sure they are using parallel compression to beef up the sound as well.

    But at the end of the day, if you want a really great guitar tone, you need really good equipment. Nothing beats a nice guitar going through a great amp turned up to 11.

    2 years ago | 0 comments
  • stoersignal
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    if you don`t want to spend your money for hardware or 3rd partie plug-ins try a  combination of Amp, Cabinet, saturation and NY-compression

    2 years ago | 0 comments

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