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  1. Mike J.

    NGD - Gibson Jimi Hendrix Flying V

    Hey friends, Last week I have bough this outstanding Jimi Hendrix Gibson Custom Hall of Fame Flying V. What can I say, I feel very lucky to have been offered this beautiful instrument from 1992. It's a lightweight, it looks "sexy", plays and sound killer and marks something very very special to...
  2. Mike J.

    That Metal Band gif....

    To get this sound your guitar has to have: Historically correct neck angle Bone nut At least Murphy paint and relic job Maximum weight of 8.3125674322 lbs ;-)
  3. Mike J.

    How many Guitars (total) are in your collection, right now?

    4 guitars: 1 LP, 1 ES-339, 2 Strats
  4. Mike J.

    True Historic?

    I did so much not care about all these „given“ facts when I bought my 2016 58 TH :-) Played about 100 gigs with it and not a single gig where I didn’t love this guitar or get super positive feedback on the sound. Honestly, I think every instrument is individual and shall inspire you in what you...
  5. Mike J.

    Klon Centaur/KTR clone

    Four pedals I have played - here the order I liked them best: 1. Nux Horseman 2. EHX Soul Food 3. Wampler Tumnus 4. Rockett The Dude and Archer Pedals 1 and 2 were by far better that 3 and 4.
  6. Mike J.

    NUX Solid Studio -Just Wow!

    Hey friends, I've currently the NUX Solid Studio and the Two Notes Cab M+ at home. The Two Notes is almost too much for me with all the options, the NUX us easy, self exmplaining and "more anaolgue". I'm highly enjoying this unit, played it live for the last two gig in combination with my amp...
  7. Mike J.

    Don't ask - I'll take the SG!

    Hey peeps, Once upon a time I had the chance to compare both guitars to each other. I know there have been so many discussions about this topic, so I don't wanna go into deep. I love SGs, tone, playability and access...just a perfect rock machine. Here's my video playing both models head to...
  8. Mike J.

    Rare Jimi Hendrix Covers

    Hi friends, Well yesterday we hopefully played our last online streaming gig! Just right before the gig we decided to put "Come On (Let The Good Times Roll)" and "Freedom" on the setlist. Man, I really look forward to playing live in front of an audience again and it seems it's gonna happen...
  9. Mike J.

    Jimi Hendrix's Gibson Riffs were so cool!

    Thanks a lot for your feedback. We all know that Jimi was kinda unstable in his doing...so he could have easily played an entire gig with a Gretsch ;-) No kidding, there are some reference points in literature like Hendrix Sessions or Jimi Hendrix All Songs, which is the most detailed book on...
  10. Mike J.

    Jimi Hendrix's Gibson Riffs were so cool!

    Sometimes I wonder to what extent Jimi would have used his Gibsons more often if he hadn't died so unexpectedly. I think that he composed mega cool riffs on his SG and Flying V and clearly went in a slightly different direction than on his Fender Strat. What are your favorite riffs from Jimi...
  11. Mike J.

    J.D. Simo on a 1960 Les Paul

    Great info - thanks!
  12. Mike J.

    J.D. Simo on a 1960 Les Paul

    If I remember correctly it was a Fender Dlx Reverb, pretty much dimed.
  13. Mike J.

    J.D. Simo on a 1960 Les Paul

    Was lucky enough to catch Simo at a workshop, before the big Pestilence broke out. He’s playing an all original 1960 Les Paul here - not his own, I assume it was given to him for the Workshop. However, here are some fine tones I captured:
  14. Mike J.

    Ready for some close vintage single coil tones...Mark Foley

    Looking for the vintage pre-CBS tone, yes yes I know ... I have now come across a "Number One" set by Mark Foley. In the boutique pickups set jungle there is of course hardly a reasonable overview and so you have to dare something at some point. The pickups really make an extremely good...
  15. Mike J.

    RW vs RW: PRS Silver Sky vs Haar Custom Strat

    Hello friends, To complete the matter, I had to have the PRS Silver Sky Rosewood compete against a corresponding Rosewood Strat. You might have seen my Maple comparison. This time I used a Haar Custom Strat with Mark Foley Number One pickups. What do you say? I still find that the PRS just...
  16. Mike J.

    Clash of the Friedman Dirty Shirleys - Video

    Thanks for your feedback. It's always good to get the mixed bowl of opinions. I personally liked the Shirley, but it's long gone, the takes with the Shirley are a little older recordings. I kept my Two Rock as a clean platform - am more of a Pedal guy. I've played the BE once but in this case, I...
  17. Mike J.

    Clash of the Friedman Dirty Shirleys - Video

    Thanks. I think the pedal really comes close and played in persona it delivers almpst the exact playing feel. If your setup is based on a clean platform, this pedal is awesome in replicating the Friedman DS sound.
  18. Mike J.

    Clash of the Friedman Dirty Shirleys - Video

    Hello, dear guitar freaks, a few days ago I rewatched my demo of the Friedman Dirty Shirley Head. Since I also own the Dirty Shirley Overdrive Pedal, I thought it would be interesting to compare the two. Does this wonderful pedal sound anything like the amp? Can it reproduce the basic...
  19. Mike J.

    Joe Bonamassa - Something different for the pentatonic - Lesson

    I only recently came across an amazing Joe Bonamassa live solo - maybe you've seen my post? I found one of the licks particularly great, as it shows the pentatonic in a differenty picked version than the over used fast group of 5 notes à la Eric Johnson. So I got down to it and created a lesson...

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