I was surfing fleabay and found this. Very similar to John's.
http://cgi.ebay.com/1967-Rickenbacker-3 ... dZViewItem
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John wrote:Yes, Stone is in Brad. And I don't know why Shawn Smith would own a brown Princeton since he's a piano player.
The amp has nice tremolo. Maybe he uses it with a Fender/Rhodes Stage Piano?
- Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:30 pm
- Forum: Cattywampus
- Topic: Guitar tuning outdated! Gibson kills the guitar tuner!
- Replies: 10
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Much has been said about the infamous Rickenbacker, but I feel that we should take a moment to honor its #1 partner in tone. John, what is the story behind your Princeton? How was it employed during the recording of PTDTB?
Thanks for the info John. Volume at 3 is pretty quiet and clean on a Deluxe Reverb. I'm surprised that you don't adhere to the infamous Spinal Tap face melt settings. A few years ago, someone showed me a little trick that worked especially well for recording a Gibson SG through a Deluxe Reverb. Usin...
John, please tell us about your amp and pedal settings. Where do you normally have the volume set on your Deluxe Reverb? Do you keep the guitar's volume and tone controls on 10 most of the time? Also, what brand/gauge strings do you use, and how often do you change them? Thanks!
I've worked on several Traynors. The Bass Master heads are truly untamed Canadian beasts of amplification. Good bang for the buck, with plentiful tone and volume. Lots of volume. The circuit is much closer to a Marshall than a Blackface. One thing to consider about the Bass Master MKII... the power ...
- Fri Aug 03, 2007 8:53 pm
- Forum: Band Nerd!
- Topic: Are Gibson guitars still good?
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Frankly, I'm not as enthusiastic about them as I used to be. Reading this article only intensified my bitterness. Do you think current-production Gibson guitars conform to the standard of excellence that we have come to expect from The Long Winters? Hopefully John's indie cred will not be exploited ...