Agile Partners Announces Ashdown Engineering as AmpKit's Official Gear Partner, Launches 'Setup Smackdown' Contest -

Published 9 years ago on August 2, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Agile Partners Announces Ashdown Engineering as AmpKit'sOfficial Gear Partner, Launches 'Setup Smackdown' Contest-

Agile Partners, a leading developer of guitar apps for iPhone andiPad, today launched AmpKit 1.4, a stellar update to this powerfulapp which transforms an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch into a powerfulguitar amp and effects studio. AmpKit 1.4 incorporates two neweffects pedals and two new amplifiers, including a highly accurate,officially licensed model of the Ashdown® ABM 900 EVO III bass ampand matching 8x10 cabinet. "We're delighted to have AshdownEngineering join us as an AmpKit Official Gear Partner," saidAgile's Jack Ivers. "Ashdown bass amps are truly iconic, and we'revery excited about how great the Ashdown ABM 900 looks and soundsinside AmpKit."

Other additions to the AmpKit Gear Store in release 1.4 includethe London Century guitar amp, Phase '72 phaser pedal, andAcoustic8 acoustic guitar simulator. "We're committed to continuingto expanding the gear selection in AmpKit, which is the broadestavailable in any iOS app, with 38 individually modeled amp channelsand a total of 95 components," said Ivers. "The new gear is, asalways, based on actual circuit diagrams of highly-sought-after,real-world products to deliver a level of authenticity that isoften missing in other apps." Find out more about AmpKit 1.4 at

Agile also announced the "Setup Smackdown" contest, where AmpKitusers can submit their setups in three categories and have a chanceto win real, physical guitar and bass gear. The categories includeBest Clean / Acoustic Setup (prize: Sonic Edge Tumbleweedcompressor and clean boost pedal); Best High Gain Setup (prize:Peavey AT-200 autotuning guitar); and Best Bass Setup (prize:Ashdown® MiBass 220 compact bass amp head). Find out more about theSetup Smackdown contest at

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About Agile Partners

Agile Partners Technologies, LLC is a leading developer ofapplications for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Agile Partners' appsinclude: GuitarToolkitTM (, an iPhone Hall ofFame app; TabToolkitTM (, winner of an AppleDesign Award; and AmpKitTM (, the ultimate guitaramps, effects and recording app, and the Guitar World Lick of theDay, developed in partnership with Guitar World Magazine ( Founded in 2002,Agile Partners has locations in New York, Chicago, and SanFrancisco. For more information, visit



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