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Jugeton Calculating status...
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Nov 16, 2012 10:44 AM

i love the flexibility of mainstage for live guitar performance. I can access so many different effects and tweak them and also use the playback for backing tracks.  The problem Im having is that I need a totally dry distortion.  I get a distortion sound in two ways.  I can use one of the amp designer amps and overdrive it or I can use a distortion pedal from the pedal board.  I have tried many amps and all the distortion pedals that came with mainstage but they all seem to add a lot of reverb which muddies up the sound.  I want to be able to have distortion with no reverb. Is this possible? I have tried again and again making sure there is no seperate reverb effect and making sure that the amps reverb is turned off.  I have tried with no amp just the distortion pedal. I can get the clean channel to be totally dry but as soon as I add any kind of distortion I can hear a muddy reverb.

Please help I need to resolve this soon before an upcoming gig!



MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
  • Bruno Filipe Calculating status...
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    Nov 16, 2012 12:45 PM (in response to Jugeton)

    Hi Jugeton,


    I don´t use the guitar amp (since i´m a keyboard player) but maybe can help you.


    Are you sure the volume send of the channel strips are at 0?


    There may be some others options but... what amp model do you use?


    Can you post an image of it?


    Hope i´ve helped you


    Bruno Filipe

  • Bruno Filipe Level 1 Level 1 (125 points)
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    Nov 17, 2012 2:36 AM (in response to Jugeton)

    Hi Jugeton,


    I open the Guitar Rigs > Single Amp with Patches and tried the one you said > 1 - British Invasion either Clean and Drive.


    I just put Amp Desginer Reverb OFF and don´t hear any reverb (probably what you´ve done)

    reverb off.jpg


    Can you send your concert or patch to see?


    Hope i´ve helped

    Bruno Filipe


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