How to Use Ample Metal Ray5.epubl to Create Amazing Bass Sounds
If you are looking for a realistic and versatile bass guitar plugin, you might want to check out Ample Metal Ray5.epubl. This plugin is based on the Music Man StingRay 5 Classic bass guitar, and it features a rich and dynamic sound that can fit any genre. In this article, we will show you how to use Ample Metal Ray5.epubl to create amazing bass sounds for your music projects.
What is Ample Metal Ray5.epubl
Ample Metal Ray5.epubl is a bass guitar plugin from Ample Sound, a company that specializes in creating high-quality virtual instruments. Ample Metal Ray5.epubl is part of their metal series, which also includes Ample Metal Eclipse (based on the ESP Eclipse guitar) and Ample Metal Hellrazer (based on the Schecter Hellraiser guitar).
Ample Metal Ray5.epubl is designed to emulate the Music Man StingRay 5 Classic bass guitar, which is a popular model among metal and rock bassists. The plugin uses a sample library of over 4 GB, recorded with three different mic positions and multiple articulations. It also features a powerful engine that allows you to customize the sound with various parameters, such as tone, volume, pan, ADSR, EQ, compressor, distortion, chorus, delay, reverb, and more.
How to Install Ample Metal Ray5.epubl
To install Ample Metal Ray5.epubl, you need to download the plugin from the official website of Ample Sound. You can choose between the full version or the trial version. The full version costs $119 USD and comes with a lifetime license and free updates. The trial version is free for 7 days and has some limitations, such as no saving presets and no exporting audio.
After downloading the plugin, you need to unzip the file and run the installer. You can choose the destination folder and the plugin format (VST, AU, AAX, or Standalone). The installer will also ask you to activate the plugin with your email and serial number (if you bought the full version) or with your email only (if you are using the trial version).
Once the installation is complete, you can launch the plugin in your DAW or as a standalone application. You will see the interface of Ample Metal Ray5.epubl, which consists of four main sections: the keyboard area, where you can play notes and switch articulations; the settings area, where you can adjust the global parameters; the FX area, where you can apply effects; and the tab player area, where you can load MIDI files or use the built-in riff library.
How to Use Ample Metal Ray5.epubl
To use Ample Metal Ray5.epubl, you need to load a preset or create your own sound from scratch. You can browse through the preset menu by clicking on the preset name at the top of the interface. You will find presets for different genres and styles, such as metal, rock, funk, pop, jazz, etc. You can also save your own presets by clicking on the save button next to the preset name.
To create your own sound from scratch, you need to tweak the parameters in the settings area and the FX area. You can adjust the tone of the bass by using the pickup switch and the tone knob. You can also change the volume and pan of each mic position by using the sliders below them. You can fine-tune the sound by using the ADSR envelope and the EQ section.
To add some effects to your sound, you can use the FX area. You can turn on or off each effect by clicking on its name. You can also adjust each effect's parameters by using the knobs below them. You can choose from six effects: compressor, distortion, chorus, delay, reverb, and wah-wah.
To play some notes or chords on your keyboard area, you need to select an articulation from the articulation menu at the bottom of the interface. You can choose from several articulations, such as sustain, hammer-on & pull-off, slide up & down, palm mute, slap & pop, etc. You can also switch articulations by using key aa16f39245