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Re: Blasfemy? Helix content:)

Postby gtrman » 04 Sep 2017, 03:23

Kladen wrote:Just returned from my first helix > frfr gig and I'm 97,5 percent satisfied:)
The remaining 2,5 percent will get there when I have my snapshots dialed in better
I fell into the old trap when making sounds at home... to much gain and compression.
The concept with sending one stereo signal to foh and the other to my own monitor worked great and I had great sound all night. The sound engineer was very pleased and told me it had been very easy to work with.

My fellow guitarslinger also uses helix but run his through the return of his jvm 215. The sound engineer praised his tone due to richer harmonic content and bla bla until Niels told him "hey I'm just using the power amp and speaker:)



I went through the same struggels as you - live presets needs to be dialed in their own way - less gain - less compression and less reverb/delay/chorus. The tone gets muddy real fast.
After a couple of gigs you will get there.
I also did the separate guitar monitor but switched to inear with my own small mixer that works just like a separate monitor.
This way I can control my own guitar in my inear and get a separate feed for the rest of the band.
I am super happy going small for gigs - so much easier on the back and so far it has never failed me.
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Re: Blasfemy? Helix content:)

Postby Kladen » 11 Sep 2017, 01:18

I gigged the helix+L5
Used a pretty simple patch comp > minotaur > eq boost > twin > marshall > comp > delay > reverb > one of Sigi's ir > hi/lo cut > boost

I used the L5 monitor as backline amp and it worked out great :)

When we're done playing this guy from the audience comes up to me. You all know him "I'm a guitarist I know it all yadida"
And he's pretty hyped about my tone and what to know what I've played through.

I could just see the disappointment in his eyes when I told him that he had listened to a computer and a pa speaker all night long :)
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Re: Blasfemy? Helix content:)

Postby Alpeggio » 11 Sep 2017, 01:39

Nice result. You've got a great gigging setup there Klaus, so convenient and flexible. I bet those L5 speakers are " the business " too.
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Re: Blasfemy? Helix content:)

Postby Kladen » 11 Sep 2017, 02:48

Alpeggio wrote:Nice result. You've got a great gigging setup there Klaus, so convenient and flexible. I bet those L5 speakers are " the business " too.

The L5's are great and possibility to have prestie cleans at any volume is awesome:)

I have the xa (monitor version) of them allowing me to put it right infront of the helix and still hear everything clearly:)

Btw thanks for recommending Sigi' ir's I used the 68 pinstriped g12m with a low cut at 120hz it sits awesome in the mix :)
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Re: Blasfemy? Helix content:)

Postby Alpeggio » 11 Sep 2017, 03:51

Cool, glad it worked for you. Yeah the 68 pinstripe G12m was always my favourite.
Even using the Blubox I use Thomas Blug's G12m cab setting.
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