FIRST LOOK: AmpliTube Fender for iPhone

17th Feb 2011 | 11:23

FIRST LOOK: AmpliTube Fender for iPhone
'65 Twin Reverb

Launched at NAMM 2011, AmpliTube Fender for iPhone sees IK Multimedia hooking up with the biggest fish in the guitar industry pond to develop an app that looks set to be a surefire hit. To celebrate AmpliTube Fender's arrival in the App Store, we've put together the following selection of soundbites that illustrate what the new amp models and stompbox effects can do.

We used AmpliTube's onboard recording facility and a Fender Blacktop Stratocaster HH to create all of the sounds you are about to hear, adding a little reverb or slapback delay within the app for ambience where appropriate.


Kicking things off, here's the Fender '65 Twin Reverb model clean:


And now with added tremolo:

FIRST LOOK: AmpliTube Fender for iPhone
'59 Bassman LTD

Listen to the way that the Bassman responds to picking dynamics:


It's also easy to dial in Keith Richards-style rhythm sounds:

FIRST LOOK: AmpliTube Fender for iPhone
Super-Sonic

The Super-Sonic is your first port of call for smooth high-gain lead sounds:


It also does crystalline cleans too:

FIRST LOOK: AmpliTube Fender for iPhone
'65 Deluxe Reverb

Check out the cleaner end of the Deluxe Reverb's spectrum:


And now here's a raunchier rock sound:

FIRST LOOK: AmpliTube Fender for iPhone
Pro Junior

Here's a great garage blues-rock sound:


And another Stones-inspired rhythm tone:

FIRST LOOK: AmpliTube Fender for iPhone
Fender Blender

Here's Fender's legendary octave fuzz in full-on Roobarb & Custard mode:


And now here's a Jack White-style lead sound:

FIRST LOOK: AmpliTube Fender for iPhone
Fender Phaser

Here's the phaser set slow for a '90s American alternative rock vibe:


Now here's a faster setting for a more retro, psychedelic tone:

FIRST LOOK: AmpliTube Fender for iPhone
Fender Tape Echo

You've already heard the echo effect in slapback mode on the Bassman and Pro Junior clips, now here's a longer delay:

FIRST LOOK: AmpliTube Fender for iPhone
Fender Compressor

The compressor is perfect for tightening up funky clean sounds:

FIRST LOOK: AmpliTube Fender for iPhone
Fender Overdrive

Finally here's the overdrive in front of the Super-Sonic for full-on metal:


And now in front of the Twin for more of a hard rock vibe:



Liked this? Check out our demo of the multi-track recorder facility on AmpliTube for iOS

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