Years ago, I owned the Line6 JM4 looper. Pretty cool little pedal that had live drum tracks, some built in amp sims, looping, and limited but functional recording. I owned it for about a week, and during that time I made a few quick recordings just to see how it worked. I found this one in an old email I sent as part of an audition: https://soundcloud.com/michael_v/em-g-c-d Pretty simple four chord vamp with a verse and chorus section. What strikes me is that I think I spent about 5 min dialing in the clean, dirt, and bass tones and another 20 min or so actually recording the parts. Maybe less, LOL. All of it was done in the JM4. But the tone isn't bad! So, I was wondering if the Pod HD500x would give me tones as good and as simply as this. I've owned a Pod HD Desktop for a while now and could never coax a decent sound of it so I'm not sure how much the architecture differs from this older looper. The JM4 may have more in common with the X3 and original bean, which weren't bad either. Anyway, what do you think?