There are some amps that are locked in the DNA of music and since modelling began 20 years ago, every developer has had a go at these classic designs. To test their technology against the tones that every player knows

. And now in 2015 we even have these on your humble Iphone, but which amp sim app is most accurate? Which ones capture that elusive but essential mojo we love so much. There can be only one! And that is why we have the Amp Sim App Shootout.

The AC30 – This might even be the first true British contribution to rock music – introduced in 1958, the combination of jangly clarity and aggression is still one of the most instantly recognisable tones out there.

But which iOS ampsim captures this elusive tone most accurately? Lets find out…..

AMPKIT

AMPLITUBE

Tonestack

BIAS

JAMUP

Conclusions

More tomorrow…..

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