size 0.62 MB / 0.64 MB
SoftDrive GV is a virtual-analog model of the Marshall Guv’nor and Guv’nor GV-2 Plus guitar distortion effects.
The Guv’nor is a solid-state distortion pedal first issued in 1989 to recreate the sound of a cranked up Marshall stack in a small stomp-box format. It became rather popular in the 90’s and is still used widely nowadays for its quality high-gain sound and a its tonal versatility. It was re-issued in the early 2000 in an updated housing and incorporating a new “Deep” control to mimic the effect of a JCM2000’s “Deep” switch.
This VST model is a tribute to the original effect and models the circuits of both the “vanilla” Guv’nor and its modern GV-2 variant.
SoftDrive GV expands on the original design and brings in new possibilities unthinkable of outside of the digital realm. In the spirit of my prior creations, this plug-in also features a few things to visualize what’s going on inside the box.
AXP_SoftDrive_GV_1_0_01_Win32 ( 0.62 MB )
AXP_SoftDrive_GV_1_0_01_Win64 ( 0.64 MB )