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Line 6 BackTrack and POD Farm

Line 6 have some new portable recording devices coming out soon (BackTrack series) and have revamped their TonePort hardware as POD Studio products (which now include a software plugin, no need for an extra purchase any more). POD Studio GX price check POD Studio UX1 price check POD Studio UX2 price check

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Spotlight: Digitech’s “The Weapon”

price check It is no secret that I’m a big fan of the Line 6 tones and method of doing things. Back before POD XT had the Metal Shop amp pack, there weren’t really any outright, crushingly good metal tones on that unit. I experimented with integrated The Weapon into my setup to fill this […]

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POD Patches – Guitar World (June 2008)

I have been way behind on cooking up some tasty guitar sounds to go along with the June 2008 issue of Guitar World. So in the interest of actually getting these posted there are no sound samples this month. As always, these guitar tones can be directly loaded into any Line 6 product that uses […]

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DEAL: Free ToneCore module with purchase

Line 6 are offering a few ToneCore module with purchase of any ToneCore pedal. The ToneCore effects pedal system is modular allowing you to swap modules between pedals to create a customizable pedal board.

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POD Patches: Lincoln Brewster guitar sounds

Lincoln Brewster’s guitar sounds have been respected by many. He also happens to be a very high profile player of POD X3 Live. His tone is sought after by many aspiring guitarists due to his using such a readily available and affordable piece of gear for his tone. While copping his patches exactly can give […]

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Gearbox tips & tricks: Using bass mics with guitar amps.

It is no secret that you can mix and match guitar amps with bass cabs and bass amps with guitar cabs on any Line 6 modeler that has both guitar amps and bass amps. A more subtle side effect of this is the ability to use the guitar mics on bass cabs and bass mics […]

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FREE Variax Workbench with Variax purchase, OVER

Deal is over! No new purchases will qualify. Line 6 are giving away free Variax Workbench kits to purchasers of a qualifying Line 6 Variax guitar. Your purchase must be made between February 1 and March 31. You will have to fill out an online form, print it, and mail it along with your guitar’s […]

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Tips and Tricks: Four cable method

The so called four cable method (4CM) allows you to use POD X3 Live (or Digitech GSP1101) as a full featured effects only processor with your existing amplifier. Required gear to use this technique includes: an amplifier with effects loop a POD X3 Live (or Digitech GSP1101) four 1/4″ guitar cables a guitar ;)

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POD Patches – Guitar World (February 2008)

Every month I try to write some cool POD patches to go along with my subscription to Guitar World. This month I was a bit busy with the holidays so I only did one tone, but I think it is killer! A few of the transcriptions are for songs that aren’t very extrodinary tonally or […]

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POD X3 Live Tips and Tricks: Guitar and Vocals to Different Outs

The Line 6 POD X3 has the ability to function as two fully loaded and independent POD XT units. You can use your POD X3 to process two input sources and maintain individual control over the outputs. Here are a few basic and advanced examples of how to set up your X3 for this type […]