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Amplifier simulator demos

14 amp sim demos are available, all recorded by Simon Chenu, excellent musician and guitar teacher.

I will add these sound demos as they are ready.

These demos are extracts from famous songs, as well as two short tunes created by Simon in Blues and Metal genres.
Song list:

ACDC - Back in black
Chic - Le freak
Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus
Led Zeppelin - Stairway to heaven (solo)
Metallica - Enter sandman
Niagara - J'ai vu
Nirvana - Smells like teen spirit
Oasis - Wonderwall
Pink Floyd - Time (solo)
Simon's Blues - Simon Chenu
Simon's Metal - Simon Chenu
The Animals - House of the rising sun
The Doobie Brothers - Long train running
The White Stripe - Seven nation army

Each extract was recorded twice, with three different guitars:
Les Paul (brand: SR Guitar)
Stratocaster American Deluxe (brand: Fender)
Telecaster Deluxe (brand: Fender).

By clicking on the "settings" of each demo, you will get access to a detailed description of the impulses used and the stereo panning. Also, with each simulator tested, you can download the preset file containing the settings I've used. You may of course use them as they are or edit them to your liking!

All extracts are not yet available for each of the amp sims but eventually, the aim is to have all extracts available for all amp sims tested here. As this is very time consuming, it will take me some time to complete this project.

Thanks Simon!

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Metallica demo of the LEGION from LePou

"Enter sandman" from Metallica, played by Simon Chenu for these site's amp sim tests.
This video presents the LEGION amplifier simulator from LePou.

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05/13/2020, 08h36

Salut, je ne sais pas comment appliquer les preset (*.fxp) aux amplis. Je ne vois nullepart une commande pour les charger sur l'ampli? Merci d'avance pour votre aide.

05/01/2020, 08h30

Bonjour, j’adore ton site c’est une super référence de sources Merci !

Dans la liste des simus d’amplis vst je ne vois pas de test sur le tonedeluxe v2, je t’invite à le tester c’est du made in France 😀 (

03/16/2020, 01h12

J'ai essayé de me créer des IR avec Voxengo Deconvolver mais je n'obtiens que des fichiers de 1K qui sont vides.
Avez-vous une idée du problème ?
Merci par avance.

02/22/2020, 08h47

Bonjour, j'ai testé récemment une simu me semble qu'on pouvait changer le skin des amplis (skaï revêtement, boutons contrôle).sauriez vous me dire le nom de cette simu? merci d'avance et félicitations pour le site, une vraie mine d'or.thierry

01/18/2020, 18h08

Whatever happened to the Cranked AC plugin? I've been looking all over for it but can't find it anywhere.

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Sorry, I never heard of this plugin. If it's an old plugin, chances are it's also a 32-bit plugin, which may not work properly on modern systems, but anyway I couldn't find it either.

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