Browse Helix Models and Effects

Helix currently supports 72 amplifier models, 194 effects, 37 speaker cab models, and 16 microphones. On top of all that you also have the ability to load Impulse Responses (IRs) that you can grab from free or paid sources. Go have fun.

Kinky Boost (Xotic® EP Booster)

Kinky Boost, the Helix model of a Xotic® EP Booster

Recorded using a Les Paul with Burstbucker pickups into a Twin Reverb model with the normal input. The overdrive pedal and amp are set at default settings. A touch of reverb added for depth.

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Description source: Line 6


Green Day Dookie Tone

This stereo tone replicates Billie Joe's tone on Green Day's Dookie album pretty well. There's a compressor and boost available for a little extra oomph, but they're off by default because they're not really needed to get the album tone. I used a Les Paul to record the Soundcloud demo, you may want to try a Strat or P90 guitar for a little extra high end.

Soundcloud
  • 👇 Downloads: 2143
  • 🤘 Upvotes: 33
  • Member: Jorge
  • Performance Type:
    Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA)


Helix Hour JCM800

A nice sounding 3 snapshot preset, with JCM 800, killer lead with dimed mids 10 band EQ. Rhythm, Dirty and Lead. Lead snapshot cuts like a knife. More presets coming soon. Shamelessly borrowed from CustomTone.com to have a few patches available for Pod Go launch.

Youtube
  • 👇 Downloads: 1786
  • 🤘 Upvotes: 30
  • Member: Jorge
  • Performance Type:
    Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA)


Soldano

My take on Soldano amp with 3 gain stage. The first is the amp drive only (FS1), the second a Boost (FS2) and the third a TS style OD (FS4) - Sounds perfect with a Gibson ES-335, huge tone with tamed low ends and OD that cuts though the mix.

  • 👇 Downloads: 1560
  • 🤘 Upvotes: 11
  • Member: Gl4th
  • Performance Type:
    Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA)


Matchless for Worship guitar

This patch contains 8 snapshots (Clean, Rhythm, Lead, Lead+Octaver, Swells, Delay 1/4, Delay 8 dotted, Ambiet) and also 10 stomps (3 drives, 3 reverbs, 2 delays, octaver, chorus) so you can choose what better fits to your live performance.

  • 👇 Downloads: 352
  • 🤘 Upvotes: 9
  • Member: Jaro.Kozak21
  • Performance Type:
    Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA)


Angus Young

It's a bit more juiced than Angus's tone on the albums, but it's a great  AC/DC tone.  Try to use mild PAF-type humbuckers to get close to his tone. Long live ACDC!

  • 👇 Downloads: 1494
  • 🤘 Upvotes: 8
  • Member: Jorge
  • Performance Type:
    Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA)


My Dumble

My attempt at recreating a Dumble sound with Helix.  Uses dual cabs for extra grind. Footswitch on Kinky Boost and Stereo Delay (Dual Delay).

Soundcloud
  • 👇 Downloads: 925
  • 🤘 Upvotes: 7
  • Member: Jorge
  • Performance Type:
    Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA)


Metallica

Classic Metallica Tone for the Pod Go! If you enjoy my free tones check out my premium tones for Helix, HX Stomp, and Pod Go on the Line 6 Marketplace. Shamelessly borrowed from CustomTone.com to have a few patches available for Pod Go launch.

  • 👇 Downloads: 1217
  • 🤘 Upvotes: 6
  • Member: Jorge
  • Performance Type:
    Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA)


On the Mark

A nice fat clean tone using the Mark IV Rhythm channel. There's a second snapshot that's dirtier as well, but I'm not 100% happy with it.

Soundcloud
  • 👇 Downloads: 635
  • 🤘 Upvotes: 4
  • Member: Jorge
  • Performance Type:
    Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA)


My Dumble

Dumble tone for Pod Go.

  • 👇 Downloads: 521
  • 🤘 Upvotes: 4
  • Member: Jorge
  • Performance Type:
    Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA)


Revv Gen Red

This is the same patch made by Jorge but for the HX Stomp, I used my app (https://sensationnel-gerard-26922.herokuapp.com/) to visualize the parameters and recreated the patch. The original had two cabs in parallel but I had to sacrifice one and use an amp+cab block instead. I really like this one.

  • 👇 Downloads: 482
  • 🤘 Upvotes: 2
  • Member: Yeraym
  • Performance Type:
    Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA)


Patch Performance
Type
Description Member 👇 Downloads 🤘 Upvotes
Green Day Dookie Tone
Soundcloud
Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA) This stereo tone replicates Billie Joe's tone on Green Day's Dookie album pretty well. There's a compressor and boost available for a little extra oomph, but they're off by default because they're not really needed to get the album tone. I used a Les Paul to record the Soundcloud demo, you may … Jorge 2143 33
Helix Hour JCM800
Youtube
Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA) A nice sounding 3 snapshot preset, with JCM 800, killer lead with dimed mids 10 band EQ. Rhythm, Dirty and Lead. Lead snapshot cuts like a knife. More presets coming soon. Shamelessly borrowed from CustomTone.com to have a few patches available for Pod Go launch. Jorge 1786 30
Soldano Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA) My take on Soldano amp with 3 gain stage. The first is the amp drive only (FS1), the second a Boost (FS2) and the third a TS style OD (FS4) - Sounds perfect with a Gibson ES-335, huge tone with tamed low ends and OD that cuts though the mix. Gl4th 1560 11
Matchless for Worship guitar Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA) This patch contains 8 snapshots (Clean, Rhythm, Lead, Lead+Octaver, Swells, Delay 1/4, Delay 8 dotted, Ambiet) and also 10 stomps (3 drives, 3 reverbs, 2 delays, octaver, chorus) so you can choose what better fits to your live performance. Jaro.Kozak21 352 9
Angus Young Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA) It's a bit more juiced than Angus's tone on the albums, but it's a great  AC/DC tone.  Try to use mild PAF-type humbuckers to get close to his tone. Long live ACDC! Jorge 1494 8
My Dumble
Soundcloud
Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA) My attempt at recreating a Dumble sound with Helix.  Uses dual cabs for extra grind. Footswitch on Kinky Boost and Stereo Delay (Dual Delay). Jorge 925 7
Metallica Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA) Classic Metallica Tone for the Pod Go! If you enjoy my free tones check out my premium tones for Helix, HX Stomp, and Pod Go on the Line 6 Marketplace. Shamelessly borrowed from CustomTone.com to have a few patches available for Pod Go launch. Jorge 1217 6
On the Mark
Soundcloud
Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA) A nice fat clean tone using the Mark IV Rhythm channel. There's a second snapshot that's dirtier as well, but I'm not 100% happy with it. Jorge 635 4
My Dumble Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA) Dumble tone for Pod Go. Jorge 521 4
Revv Gen Red Direct (Recording, Headphone, PA) This is the same patch made by Jorge but for the HX Stomp, I used my app (https://sensationnel-gerard-26922.herokuapp.com/) to visualize the parameters and recreated the patch. The original had two cabs in parallel but I had to sacrifice one and use an amp+cab block instead. I really like this one. Yeraym 482 2
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