How to record a sample for our library

With our upcoming update we have decided to, among many things allow you the choice of uploading your own samples so that you could get a better vision of how the IR you’re checking out sounds with you playing through them! We have decided to help you create these samples with a quick guide in case this is something that you haven’t done before.

The sample you need to create basically consists of your recorded signal chain without the cabinet. Below are 2 Methods of how to create a sample that will be able to be used within our library to try the Impulse Responses out instantly!

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How to create/record an Impulse Response

Creating an Impulse Response of your cabinet can be quite useful when it comes to mixing or recording, specifically at home.

It gives you the ability to switch around and tweak your sound after you have recorded without the hassle of having to re-record what you had previously recorded. It also eliminates the loud noise generated from a physical speaker which limits your choice of location when it comes to producing music.

To start recording an Impulse Response of your cabinet you will need to have an Amplifier with an Effects Loop, A Soundcard capable of sending and recording a signal simultaneously and a Microphone, so you can hook it up with your computer/DAW and actually get a good signal in and out.

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How to use an Impulse Response.

Hello there, My name is Carl and I am the product developer of Soundwoofer.

Today I will describe to you how to utilize an Impulse Response when recording your guitar. For those of you who’ve never heard of an Impulse Response before, It’s basically a snapshot of the speaker of you guitar cabinet. This allows you to recreate the sound of the recorded speaker-cabinet at that moment in time digitally.

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