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"Guitars used..." by Brian Hugh Griffith

Guitars used... Fender Blacktop Tele and Fender Blacktop Strat (humbuckers) opening riff /breakdown strat lone distorted then Tele bridge pick-ups & distortion panned...

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Guitars used

Fender Blacktop Tele and Fender Blacktop Strat (humbuckers)

opening riff /breakdown strat lone distorted then

Tele bridge pick-ups & distorion panned one side and clean panned opposite on the main sections

Bass Fender standard p-bass plugged into g-dec amp with clean blackface amp setting simply played the root notes of the power chords

drums from propellerhead reason/record drum tracks refill psychadelic kit fed into ableton via rewire

vocals recorded with shure Super 55 unidyne re-issue mic and shure x2u xlr to usb interface into ableton.

distortion effects on vocals come from a gutar distorion effect within ableton applied as a plug in on the vocal channels.

went for short dirty track as a joke subject matter towards my longtime girlfriend who does not actually "treat me so bad"

Tones from Fender G-Dec 3 thirty modeling amp also usb interface into Ableton live 8 as the recording Daw

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By Brian Griffith Tuesday December 6, 2011
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