Smooth Hound Innovations debuts the Siva, a Helix-style multi-FX and amp modeler with built-in wireless system

Smooth Hound Innovations Siva
(Image credit: Smooth Hound Innovations)

British wireless guitar system specialist Smooth Hound Innovations has unveiled its own take on the amp-modeling multi-effects platform, the Siva.

Sharing a series of similarities with Line 6’s benchmark modeler Helix, as well as the Neural DSP Quad Cortex, the Cambridge-based brand’s own take on the all-in-one stompbox offers up an abundance of amp simulations, overdrive and fuzz sounds, modulation effects and other tone-sculpting appointments.

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Matt Owen
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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.