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Re: Tonelab SE chorus was: OT: Fuzz

It's pretty good, but not as quite good at the JC120, sadly.  Not even 
as good as my Digitech 2120's chorus, but I have to say that it's 
quadrachorus patch rules.  Still, the Tonelab's chorus isn't bad and it 
does have the added plus of behaving like an old analog chorus stompbox 
when you tweak perimeters, so there's that.  

When I'm looking for serious good chorus in the studio I still turn to 
my Lexicon MPX1's chorus patch or a stereo detune.  If I really want to 
shimmer I'll take the chorus'd out of the Tonelab and then detune it.


On Jun 8, 2004, at 3:55 PM, Mark Landman wrote:

> Hey Mark-
> The SE does look pretty interesting, one quick question, how does the 
> chorus (the one that's modeled on the JC amp)  sound?
> I've always thought that original Roland JC chorus sound was one of 
> the nicest chorus effects I've ever heard, is this close?
> BTW, welcome back to LD, it's good to see/hear you again!
> Mark
> On Jun 5, 2004, at 10:53 PM, Mark Sottilaro wrote:
>> I agree.  Speaking of modelers and tubes AND looping, the Vox Tonelab 
>> SE RULES.  8 second looper, real 12ax7 valve and a number of fuzzbox 
>> emulations that are pretty good.  It's the only modeler I tried that 
>> really felt like you had a bunch of stomp boxes hooked to a nice old 
>> tube amp.
>> One weird thing about it is when I got it it was set to "amp" out 
>> (expecting to see a guitar amp) so I switched it to "Line" for my 
>> mixer.  I had this ugly high end on a lot of the patches I couldn't 
>> seem to dial out.  (think David Torn)  I almost took it back but I 
>> kept thinking it sounded great at first... oh yeah, that was when it 
>> was set to Amp out.  At first it sounded like everything was covered 
>> by a wet blanket, but after a bit of tweaking the treble and presence 
>> viola!  Really sweet sounds *and* I got the buzzsaw synth fuzzbox 
>> tone I was looking for. (I wasn't getting them in the "Line" out 
>> setting, so that's why I posted this topic in the first place)
>> Another great thing about this box is the delays react like an old 
>> Digitech 8000.  When you tweak the delay time you get all kinds of 
>> beautiful madness.  Good times.  Same holds true for the other 
>> effects as well.
>> I'm going to make a recording with it tomorrow and I'll post the 
>> results.
>> Mark