Axe-FX II Version 9.00 – Scenes Explained

Fractal Audio released firmware version 9.00 this week and what a great update it is! ┬áNew power amp and cathode follower modeling that improves the feel and tone, a pick attack parameter in the amp block, new amps including a Two Rock and Super Reverb and several bug fixes are welcomed. But the biggest thing to happen to the Axe-FX II in this update are Scenes. There are now 8 Scenes available in each preset. Many people are excited about this and have been using Scenes since the 9.00 Beta firmware was released almost a month ago, but some people are still confused as to what Scenes really are and how to use them. In this post, I just want to explain how I view the Scenes feature; setup and details will be provided in another post and video soon! Alright, let’s rewind back and exit the digital era. You had a guitar, cable into a drive pedal, cable into a delay pedal, cable into the front of your Marshall amp and a speaker cable to your guitar cab. Guitar – Drive – Delay – Marshall Head —– Cab Want to add a flanger after the drive pedal? You’d have to unplug the cable going from the drive to the delay, put it in the flanger, then add another cable to go from the flanger to the delay. Guitar...

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