Epiphone Supernova

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  1. DiMa

    DiMa Senior Member

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    Anybody has one? I recently discovered it, didn't even knew it existed... It's a Noel Gallagher's signature model.

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  2. Thumpalumpacus

    Thumpalumpacus Senior Member

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    Good lord. Does it come with sunglasses?
     
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    g60_dave Senior Member

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    The city blue one is much nice and very desirable. Go for good money
     
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    SlashGallagher Senior Member

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    They don't make them anymore but they're basically a Sheraton II. Pointless sig as Noel never actually played one..
     
  5. DiMa

    DiMa Senior Member

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    Noel did play this version, especially back in the days.

    There you go:

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    Now it probably ain't an Epi, but the guitar is basically the same.


    EDIT: [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3sQI7veiuc[/ame]

    it even IS an epiphone if I ain't wrong
     
  6. SlashGallagher

    SlashGallagher Senior Member

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    It is an Epi but they are very different guitars. The one Noel played was an original Sheraton with a Union Jack paint job. It has mini humbuckers as opposed to the normal humbuckers on his sig. It also had the frequensator tailpiece while the sig has a stoped tail piece.
     
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    The Complete Noel Gallagher (Oasis) Gear Guide| Dolphin Music

    Hope it helps
     
  8. DiMa

    DiMa Senior Member

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    Alright, I was wrong. Still, it's cool.
     
  9. SlashGallagher

    SlashGallagher Senior Member

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    I haven't played one but they're supposed to be really nice guitars to play. I'll never understand why epiphone didn't just do a proper sig.
     
  10. italianguitaris

    italianguitaris Junior Member

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    Hey SlashGallagher

    is there any way to reproduce the sound that Noel/Oasis make using something like guitar rig?

    I've checked the post with the gear but translate it in a preset is quite a mess :)
     
  11. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    He^^ may not hear you..........

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  12. Dirtyclinic

    Dirtyclinic Senior Member

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    Well, I love Oasis and I do have a custom painted Tele and a Riviera (with the Gallagher correct tailpiece)
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    If I saw the Supernova for a good price I would snatch one up for sure.
     
  13. The Refugee

    The Refugee Senior Member

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    Can you give me any info on that Riviera? I really am starting to get interested in them, and I'm trying to figure out when they were made. I know they were made in the USA in the 60s, Japan in the 70s and early 80s (?), and I believe there were some from the 90s but I'm not sure what country manufactured them.

    Thanks for any help. Yes this is a bit off topic, but oh well :thumb:
     
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    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    Archtop Signature Models - The Unofficial Epiphone Wiki

    :wave:
     
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  15. gypsyseven

    gypsyseven Senior Member

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    It´s not a Sheraton, it´s a Riviera with a stop tailpiece.;)
     
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  16. The Refugee

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  17. Dirtyclinic

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    Well, mine is a 1996 model made in Korea. It's very nicely built but I think the stock pickups are horrible in it. I bought it because it was a great deal and I thought it looked cool and as a bonus , Nick from the Strokes uses a 1990s model Riviera. He put Gibson P94 pickups in his and I want to do that also some time.
     
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  18. The Refugee

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    Valensi was the reason I asked for the info :laugh2:

    I've been on a Strokes obsession lately, and I'm trying to find out as much about his gear as I can.

    If I ever find a Vintage Sunburst Riviera from the 90s I might just have to jump on it.

    Also I would definitely throw in some P94 pickups. If you can't afford them (I think they might be over $100 for each pickup now :shock:) GFS pickups makes two different P90 sized humbuckers you might want to try out. Just a suggestion :thumb:

    Thanks a lot for the info.
     
  19. Dirtyclinic

    Dirtyclinic Senior Member

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    for your enjoyment then, I will post a couple more pics of my guitar.
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    and don't forget this for the Strokes' fans

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    Sorry for the Hijack of Riviera content but it turns out Noel's guitar is technically a Riviera....yes?
     
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  20. gypsyseven

    gypsyseven Senior Member

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    Valensi uses mainly a Riviera with P94´s(desides that a Les Paul Custom and a Telecaster), a Jekyll&Hyde pedal, a Fender Hot Rod Deluxe(at the beginning) and now a Carr Slant 6V amp....
     
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