Joe Bonamassa - Talks Sense...

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  1. Thumpalumpacus

    Thumpalumpacus Senior Member

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    I'm so glad there are no surviving pics of me in my turtleneck phase ... back in 1977 ...
     
  2. Thermionik

    Thermionik Senior Member

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    Joe's been thinking deeply about what he said.
    Here he is, thinking, deeply, about it, in depth.
    Because he has nothing better to do with his life than worry about upsetting a bunch of super talented guitar players on teh interwebz by merely saying what he, and a good few other folk, actually think...
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  3. howlermonkey

    howlermonkey Senior Member

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    The only effect I use in a subtle fashion is a wah turned on but almost fully deflexed to add a certain character to the sound........and it's always on.

    Same thing with chorus.......just barely there.

    That's just part of my basic tone.

    But......when I want effects, I use them on insane mode and am looking for a sound far away from what are "normal"guitar sounds.
     
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  4. Marshall & Moonshine

    Marshall & Moonshine Senior Member

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    :laugh2:
     
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    Mouse Senior Member

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  6. cooljuk

    cooljuk Transducer Producer Premium Member

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    What's a good pedal I can use to sound like :jb: ?











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  7. Thermionik

    Thermionik Senior Member

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    cooljuk Transducer Producer Premium Member

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    It should have a multi position selector knob, where all positions are labeled "pentatonic."
     
  9. howlermonkey

    howlermonkey Senior Member

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    This is supposed to be no effects.

     
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  10. cooljuk

    cooljuk Transducer Producer Premium Member

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    Well, there's reverb, obviously.
     
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  11. howlermonkey

    howlermonkey Senior Member

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    Yes...........other than the reverb which brings a question.

    Is playing through a super reverb considered using effects?
     
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    yeti Senior Member

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    Amplification IS an effect. Real players plug into a HiFi speaker system. Sorry Joe
     
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  13. Bob the builder

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    Thanks, I enjoyed that...alot
     
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  14. cooljuk

    cooljuk Transducer Producer Premium Member

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    I didn't hear other effects besides reverb. Are you thinking it's a distortion pedal and not just a hot pickup / hot amp? Maybe it is, but amps can definitely do that on their own. ...or are you saying amp distortion IS an effect? I suppose it is, in a way. :hmm:

    I'm thinking of it like this - if you have an amp with tremolo, vibrato, chorus, or reverb - you'd say the amp has "built in effects." ...but most wouldn't call an amp that has high gain but none of those other effects an amp with "built in effects" just because it can break up and distort when you hit the tubes hard.
     
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    ehb Chief Discombobulator Premium Member

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    i just popped my collar and I liked it.
     
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    Please tell me this is not true... that you DIDN'T pop your collar...
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  17. Thumpalumpacus

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    Try an acoustic if'n you want clean tones.
     
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    What I want is immaterial to this thread:jb:
     
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    I found out the hard way it IS possible to overdrive an acoustic. Vigorously strumming a guitarlele with a heavy pick doesn't produce the prettiest of noises....
     
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    ehb Chief Discombobulator Premium Member

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    Well not right out in front of anybody...

    :squint:
     
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