No other mic preamp is as legendary as the 1073. This Class A device is revered for its round and musical coloring. This is the guitar sound for so many legendary records. Typically you see the 1073 in the signal chain mic’ing a guitar amp, but music professionals know it is a fantastic way to capture instruments directly. Bass, Keyboards, Guitars - they all sound wonderful when plugged directly into a 1073. A single channel of a vintage 1073 can easily set you back $5,000, but now Kemper users have access to the same jaw-dropping tone of top studios around the world.
The 1073 has such an immediate sound that there’s no need to make things complicated. You get three icon profiles in this pack. Each one captures a unique part of the personality in a 1073.
The classic tone of a vintage 1073. Plug and play.
Nothing sounds like a 1073 when pushed to the limit. The musical overdrive produced here will make you smile.
We offer this option with the EQ section engaged and just a bit of that magical 12k shelf added to the top end.
"As an engineer and producer, I’m always looking for unique pieces of gear to get me inspired. While many of my profiles are a bit outside the norm, this baby is tried and true. I designed the 1073 Kemper pack to help the professional engineers skip the technical distractions and get straight to making music. Have fun and go make some music!”
When he picks up a guitar, you know that what’s coming will be inspired. His tone is as delicate as it is furious. You probably already listen to at least one of the artists that he’s shared the stage and studio with: All The Bright Lights, Johnnyswim, Jesus Culture, John Mark McMillan, Matt Redman, the list goes on. There is only one James Duke, and the "That's So James Duke" Helix Preset embodies his amp choices and his tonal approach. This preset works for Helix Floor & Stomp users.
Scottie has a unique two-amp setup that isn’t your typical, run of the mill stereo approach. We profiled his two favorite amps - yes, the ones you’ve heard on stage and countless records, and recreated his pedalboard in the Kemper effects section to give you access to the amazing variety of tones he creates.
Scottie Mills' tone is dialed in and timeless. You know him as the lead guitar player of Colony House, but Scottie has also been a session player in Nashville for years - sitting in with bands like Needtobreathe, Wilder Woods, and countless others. In this Helix preset, we broke down his unique pedalboard approach in meticulous detail, and we give you his creative two amp setup. It's the perfect harmony of throwback rock and modern detail.