Introducing - The Trilogy

STL Tones brings 5-time GRAMMY®-award winning mix engineer Chris Lord-Alge’s guitar tones to life with a one of a kind Expansion Preset Pack to use with the Tonality Howard Benson Guitar Plug-In Suite.

We captured CLA’s full analog signal chain that he uses for his most well known mixes, including his SSL console, vintage Pultecs, Focusrite Red on the mix bus and the eq’s from his console. 

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Howard Benson

Howard Benson is a grammy nominated Producer based in Los Angeles, California. For over 20 years, Benson has been the go to producer for rock and roll’s biggest names, including Bon Jovi, My Chemical Romance, The All American Rejects, Hoobastank, P.O.D, Three Days Grace, Daughtry, Papa Roach, Halestorm, Simple Plan and countless others.

6 amp models

AMP 1 - was modelled from a German voiced high gain amp.

AMP 2 - from a vintage Canadian amp with high and low gain channels.

AMP 3 - was modelled from a 60’s vintage British style amp with speed and intensity for all styles.

AMP 4 - is an iconic 100w 2x12 American clean amplifier.

AMP 5 - was developed from the world’s most iconic amplifier from the 50’s.

AMP 6 - Modelled from a revered vintage American bass amp. This amp remains an unmistakable part of the bass tones for many generations of musicians. The module has 2 channels, ‘Bright’ & ‘Normal’

Unrivaled stomp section

Gives users access to 3 of Howard Benson and Mike Plotnikoff’s personal Overdrive, Delay and Reverb pedals. Particularly effective for high gain tones, the Overdrive pedal adds incredible clarity and articulation to any sound while injecting impressive definition.

3D cabinet mixer

The Cabinet Module within STL Tonality has been updated to allow you to:

•  Adjust the microphone placement on an X, Y, Z-axes (3D)

• Angle the microphone up to 45 degrees.

• Size scaled main point mixer gives you better creative control

• External impulse response loading capabilities.



The Standalone version of Tonality: Howard Benson allows users to easily install the Plug-In, without the need of a DAW (Pro Tools, Logic, or Cubase). The Standalone version is perfect for practice on the go and for use in live situations. 

System requirements

•  STL Tonality: Benson comes in 64-bit VST / AU / AAX / Standalone.

•  Latest OS Compatibility for Windows & Mac.

•  Minimum Requirements Mac OS 10.9 or Windows 7

•  FREE iLok License Manager and iLok account needed.


•  3 activations available per user.