Helix clips and samples thread

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  1. X-Mann

    X-Mann Member

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    Hey, hey Helix fans!

    I'm not sure that this is worth posting up, but here's a quick iPhone 6 video of a new lick I captured on day-1 w/ the Helix.



    This is the Helix Bogner Amp model directly into the new Friedman ASM-12 powered (FRFR) cabinet & I'm playing at a pretty loud volume here too.

    In the room the sound feels HUGE, direct & very amp like.

    The Friedman ASM-12 is a BEAST & makes any modeler FEEL great. Lots of headroom & it even protects your Helix floorboard from Hot Drunk dancing chicks at your local bar gigs too!

    Enjoy & peace! X-Mann

    PS - I'm working on capturing better audio (Pro-Tools) of the Friedman & some clean amp tones as well so stay tuned.

    PSS - I always try to capture a new lick or idea w/ my iPhone so I can remember it & work it out at a later date in time. Ah....I love technology & the Helix.
     
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  2. jdalf

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    Lot's of superb tones here, the Helix is delivering the goods. Keep em coming!
     
  3. aruark1

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    I just wanted to pop in here to complain about shipping, you know, even things out! :p

    Great clips guys, I know you want to be enjoying these things for yourselves, but don't be selfish! Make clips for our satisfaction! Miss work, ignore your kids! This is important! ;)
     
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    +1
     
  5. habanaerosmith

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    Very nice. I'm curious, are you rolling off highs with a global eq or at the cab level? I'm hearing some sizzly highs that wouldn't be present with a real guitar cab. Almost like the direct signal is mixed in.
     
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  6. jerryratpack

    jerryratpack Gold Supporting Member

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    Great clip. I wanted to hear more !

    I just started another thread where I am asking opinions on the various fr fr cabs matrix frfr212 atomic clr , gemeni 1 or 2 , Friedman ASM, etc.

    This clip sound so good. It reminded me of the Yamaha THR100 clips , which I think sound incredible.

    I think I have to order that Friedman along with the Helix to see if I can get that sound.

    Just great sound ! Thanks for posting and please post some more
     
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  7. Jason Lynn

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    Thanks! No eq or cut to low/highs in the cab section. My ears have had a several years of punishment, I'm pretty sure the more extreme range of treble frequencies are fried in my ears. I'm probably not even hearing this which is why I didn't dial it out. I did have the presence control cranked up pretty high. Normally, for my purposes, I tend to dial in my tones pretty dark and consciously trying to brighten them up a bit here....maybe I went to far :)
     
  8. JerEvil

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    This sounds really good man! Very tasty playing.

    Sounds fantastic! I like the clips here better than clips I have heard from the Amplifier personally.
     
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  9. tjontheroad

    tjontheroad Just Wanna Be Misunderstood Silver Supporting Member Vendor

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    Here's a taste of Helix.

     
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  10. FlyingsCool

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    Wow
     
  11. scolfax

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    Here's some you may have missed: https://goo.gl/c2Cakv

    I may be totally off, and I don't want to get into the "amp in the room" discussion, but one thing to try is to make sure you're playing at the same volume that you would would your amps.
     
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  12. JerEvil

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    I must say I listened to a few of the "Line 6 Partner" vids of the Helix and I am NOT convinced outside of maybe this guy:



    Pretty decent rock tones. Some oft he clips posted here sounded better but I am thinking Helix will suffer from the same issues previous L6 products had, which is nasal thin sounding high gain tones.
     
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    Damn.
     
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  14. tjontheroad

    tjontheroad Just Wanna Be Misunderstood Silver Supporting Member Vendor

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    I'm feeling blue...

     
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  15. jdalf

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    It's the weekend helix owners! Get your lousy a$$e$ out of bed, you're burning daylight!
     
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  16. daacrusher2001

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    Well, I have to say, the OP's recordings and Strat O Matic have convinced me that I could get what I want out of Helix. Plus I'd get to play around with many other amps and fx I'd likely never get to try otherwise. Those fender tones in the first post - I could never get my HD to sound like that.

    i guess it's time to jump back into modeling - thanks, guys, for the clips!
     
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  17. MikeyG

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    That was killer, wow!
     
  18. X-Mann

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    Ok.....I did it! :eek:

    Here's your request for RAW HELIX AMP TONES! (I'm not sure why I'm yelling here either)

    My goal was to record single track mono Helix amp tones w/ NO FX in the Drop-D style shown in the example.

    Here's what happened on my end of things.

    NEW AUDIO (iPhone 6 camera audio only now).



    I probably chose the wrong guitar here, but I think it still works well.

    The (Raw) Helix Amp order is as follows:

    Line 6 Epic
    PV Panama
    Cali Rectifier
    German Ubersonic

    I was never trying to match the tone in the video reference & just used it for the style of guitar playing.

    I also just randomly tweaked the Helix amps & not to sound the exact same.

    There are NO drive pedals on at all here either.

    Just Helix Amps.....

    The very last outro solo lick does have FX on it.....FYI

    Peace! X-Mann \m/
     
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  19. Twpmeister

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    Not mine, but haven't seen it here yet




     
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  20. tjontheroad

    tjontheroad Just Wanna Be Misunderstood Silver Supporting Member Vendor

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    Concert Rock with Helix...

     

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