#1
Hey all, long story short I'm in a barracks and I want to play my guitar. I live in close quarters with a lot of other people and my Bugera 6262 is way too loud. I have a Windows laptop with a recording program that I play through.

Problem is, my tone is god awful in this program. What would I get to give myself the variety of tone options? A Pre-amp or a Processor?

Suggestions?

Cheers!
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#2
A two-notes torpedo live filled with your favourite impulses used together with your bugera would give you awesome tone.
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A two-notes torpedo live filled with your favourite impulses used together with your bugera would give you awesome tone.


Anything more in the 150-300$ range? I'm not looking to break the bank on this!
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#5
I record my stuffs with a Focusrite Saffire 6 USB soundcard and it sounds absolutely professional. I think you can get the newer version (Scarlett) for like $100-150.

About the software, I recommend Reaper and either Guitar Rig or Amplitube.
#7
Go read the interfaces sticky in the Recordings forum. Then read the amp sims sticky.

The only difference between playing through your computer & using it to record is that if you only want to play, you just don't hit the record button. Aside from that, you need the same kit & software.
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#8
Just about any multifx will do. It's not the recording program that makes your tone bad.
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Hey all, long story short I'm in a barracks and I want to play my guitar. I live in close quarters with a lot of other people and my Bugera 6262 is way too loud. I have a Windows laptop with a recording program that I play through.

Problem is, my tone is god awful in this program. What would I get to give myself the variety of tone options? A Pre-amp or a Processor?

Suggestions?

Cheers!


I bought an Eleven Rack off some guy on Craigslist brand new, he just wanted the Pro Tools out of the box. I paid $350 for it, sounds great plus you can record with it.
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#10
Get a decentish interface like a Focusrite Sapphire and better software like Guitar Rig 5.

Alternately get a hardware processor and a decentish interface.