You can ask artificial intelligence to create Tube Screamer plugins now – and the results are better than you might expect

Ibanez Tube Screamer
(Image credit: Future)

ChatGPT – the online artificial intelligence tool with seemingly limitless potential applications – is all the rage right now, so it’s no surprise that some intrepid music creators have sought to push the boundaries of what it’s really capable of.

After making light work of some straightforward music critiquing – Louder tasked it with reviewing Metallica’s Master of Puppets, with impressive results – ChatGPT recently came face to face with its greatest challenge yet: to create a VST plugin version of the Ibanez Tube Screamer overdrive pedal.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.