Joe Satriani releases the AmpliTube Shifting Song, demonstrating his vast array of tones

The song is a showcase for the effects- and amp-modelling software.

Joe Satriani

Image: Joe Satriani

Following the release of IK Multimedia‘s AmpliTube Joe Satriani, the guitarist has released the AmpliTube Shifting Song – an original song offering a retrospective on his many unique tones from across his career.

The piece was recorded using AmpliTube Joe Satriani, which offers various software solutions for Satriani’s favoured tones and gear. He said of the release: “I had so much fun exploring my legacy tones and techniques on this musical trip down memory lane. It was all done with IK Multimedia’s AmpliTube Joe Satriani Collection software suite!”

“I dug deep into my collection’s presets as well as AmpliTube’s enormous selection of sonic options to create a series of musical vignettes, all tied together with a deep groove and a decided nod to a few of my well-known songs.”

“The signal chain looked like this: My Ibanez JS guitars, 5-string bass, acoustic guitar and mandolin into IK’s AXE I/O interface, then straight to my Pro Tools rig. Then I fired up the AmpliTube JS presets. No amps, no speaker cabinets, no microphones. It’s amazing how easy and flexible this setup is. AmpliTube gives you the tools to take each patch and manipulate it in so many ways, it’s really inspiring.”

Anyone can listen to the song, however, owners of AmpliTube Joe Satriani can also explore the settings used across it. Hear it over at IK Multimedia’s SoundCloud.

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