Great for studio creation work Solidly built item. The interface is a little tough to get used to but after a while of messing with it you should be fine. I used this to replace my wet side by running it through the effects loop. I has so much into it that it will take you about a year yes, 1 year to learn how to use every option, mix options and get to the tone you desire. After it's true that I have not had the opportunity to test with analog pedals so. His main gripes were complexity of editing patches, the expression pedal has a short throw feels unnatural. I would also recommend that you run the gt-8 through the clean channel of your amp or effects loop.
I also love the design and the color black. When I left that band, the thing has sat in my equipment room since. Custom settings for each effect are really trs complete! One stomp gets me whatever amp channel and multi-fx patch I need. Sustainable investment, with good value for money. I play mostly metal but I also wanted to have some bluesy tones for varying kinds. So now, no matter what, I keep it all. I got so much more than I bargained for.
A lot of people bash digital multieffects just on principle, but I'm not one of those people. I would also recommend that you look at using an amp with good base response as the gt-8's distortions sounds punchy and more alive. A multi-fx was also the best way for me to familiarize myself with the sounds and effects settings can be complex, and identify those who become most essential for me, even buying some analog later. I guess I would compare them all to floor pedal type effects. One more thing, in my opinion the pedal sounds better when it goes through a tube amp. I also use it for recording and it's great. However, my friend had one.
Then add clarity to the raw power by using the Smooth Drive model on the other channel. Most users were frustrated with how hard it was to program it. In my opinion, this pedal is only recommended for musicians who already have a good knowledge of the effects. However, it's a good multi. It is better to use with the Preamp. I am surprised to read so many negative comments about the simulations preamps. I have this plant since 2006 and I have not yet done the rounds today! By the end, you will have acquired a lot of knowledge about the different aspects of sound that will help you when recording or playing live.
In addition, we have a library of and that you can download and reference. Again that's the only thing I say it's worth from this pedal. Live I'm not sure I would use it. The down side is because it's an older model the amp models are very processed sounding and if you've ever owned a tube amp there is no real comparison between a set of preamp tubes driven versus a simulated version of the same thing. Pinched harmonic madness with either of those.
The sounds are very typical and the grain is always the same but it allows much fun. The effects on this unit are not great. Grip level, Master Volume adjusts the overall volume of the patch in use and is also entitled to a selector, preamp, followed by a nice bunch of knobs to adjust the equalizer. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the by clicking the link above. Thanks to the Solo Switch function, lead sounds can be immediately activated — perfect for ripping through the mix. If they could get it closer to the real thing, I would be happy to try it again. I've had many fun gigs with it and I hope you would too! I just found the tone so sterile.
This choice I would do without hesitation. I grew up with analog effects, and so it did take me a while to adopt a digital-friendly mindset. You just have to show enough patience before reaching the sound you want. I use it alone without any other pedals. I never could develop a favorable attitude to anything in a multieffect. It's all about finding the right spot with the knobs.
Verified purchase: No one of the best multi effect pedals from last decade The gt 8 is a powerful unit. The general lighting of the set is excellent! For effects, there is a bit of everything. To be honest, every distortion setting in this pedal is absolute crap. Update as soon as I have the unit! I prefer running this into a tube poweramp, then into closed back cabs as a preamp. Me little demo on Youtube: cf.
My last comment on the gt-8 is even if you get the sound you are looking for at home, beware as the sound can and will sound different at a venue. It delivers 800 Watts of peak power and weighs less than 40 lb. I'm currently running this through two amps, one tube, one solid state. This is great for given you access to all those old boss pedal tones. Everything seems to be a model of something.
Some of the Pre-amps had a lot of feedback for my guitar, but that can be easily adjusted. But I did figure it out. Probably my ears are just shot! Over the years I've seen dozens of players with decent rigs ruin their sound by throwing some multifx on the floor. Sooner or later, if I own it, and I sell it, it becomes worth the entire west coast. I tried the new gt-10 out in guitar center first. Line6 stuff is the exception: their factory presets are basically re-creations of famous guitar tones.