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Old 12-19-2011, 01:57 PM
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Another Axe/Kemper Comparison Clip

http://soundcloud.com/mdaniel/how-you-remind-me-1

http://soundcloud.com/mdaniel/how-you-remind-me-2

Unfortunately no FLAC atm as Dropbox seems to hate me.
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Old 12-19-2011, 02:08 PM
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1. Kemper

2. Axe 2


(preferring 1)

just guessing. Both units are cool.


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Old 12-19-2011, 02:18 PM
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I like # 2 the best. It has more bottom and more open sounding.
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Old 12-19-2011, 02:32 PM
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I'll guess:

1: KPA
2: Axe

Also, I liked 2 better.
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Old 12-19-2011, 02:50 PM
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1: KPA
2: Axe

Sounds very similar except that 2 is more "fat", and based on the last comparison nr 2 should be Axe. (Im talking about the distorted part.)

If Im right it would be intresting to know if Kemper what so ever is capable of the same "thickness" after dialing and so on, or if it lacks the "thick quality" that Axe obviosly delivers.

If Im wrong thats intresting itself... (i.e. that would give an answer to the question above.)
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Old 12-19-2011, 02:55 PM
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1: KPA
2: Axe

Sounds very similar except that 2 is more "fat", and based on the last comparison nr 2 should be Axe. (Im talking about the distorted part.)
My thought as well, but like Harry said, I don't know how they were dialed in and that could make a big difference.

I liked 2 better...I likes da fat.

Again, both sounded good though. Thanks for posting M~Dan!
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Old 12-19-2011, 02:55 PM
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My preference for the intro is #1 hands down. #2 sounds too dark to me. For the the heavier parts I could go either way, but I still have a slight preference for #1. The Axe-Fx (of either generation) could match either clip, and it really does not matter to me which is which.

This is clearly not a comparison of the potential of the two platforms, it is a comparison of sounds achieved with arbitrary parameter settings. Either could be dialed much closer to the other than they are in these clips.
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Old 12-19-2011, 02:55 PM
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1 - Axe-Fx III
2 - Kemper
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Old 12-19-2011, 02:57 PM
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My guess would be 1) Kemper and 2) Axe II.
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Old 12-19-2011, 02:58 PM
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1) KPA
2) AFX II

The crunch tone of both is wonderfull! The clean tone of the first sample seems more lively more present, I like it better.

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Old 12-19-2011, 02:59 PM
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1=KPA, 2=Axe
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Old 12-19-2011, 03:04 PM
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I prefer Clip 2.

Anything more specific from me would have to be from hearing a higher resolution than MP3.
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Old 12-19-2011, 03:09 PM
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I'm guessing:
1-AXE
2-Kemper
I have no preference here, I think both are fine. One is more focused two is more airy it's like choosing between two white cotton pair of socks. Either one will do
I this the same take?
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Old 12-19-2011, 03:09 PM
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I prefer the clean sound on clip 1. Clip 2's clean sound seems a bit muffled to my ears.

Both clips have great distorted tones.
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Old 12-19-2011, 03:13 PM
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If you can't hear the difference it means that you are ready to sell me your Axe-Fx II at the coupon price.
(i'm a great ebayer with more than xxxx transactions at 120% and a fellow member of FAS forum even if the boss dreams to ban me every time i post a comment......so you will be paid)
By the way...i'm serious. hehe

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