Best amp for floyd? - Best amp for floyd?
#1
Hi all, which amp do you reccomend for floyds classic sounds such as The wall, Dark Side of the moon., etc.
Thank-you.
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#2
Any all tube amp with a nice clean channel is what you are looking for
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#3
But gilmour didn't use tubes, he used solid state stuff, like the big muff.

My favorite amps are HiWatt and Mesa Boogie. I think Hiwatt is what you're looking for.
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#4
F THAT SOLID STATE SHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEETUFF
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#5
Metabog Wrote:But gilmour didn't use tubes, he used solid state stuff, like the big muff.

My favorite amps are HiWatt and Mesa Boogie. I think Hiwatt is what you're looking for.
ha ha ha gilmour didnt use tubes he used solid states.
thats the funniest thing ive ever heard u obviiously dont know alot about his rig then

dave uses 3 hiwatt custom 100 heads into 3 wem 4x12 cabs wqith fane cresento speakers all his heads have at least 4 tubes each in them

note : dave has never ever used an amp without tubes in

even his old fender twin reverb deluxe used on the madcap laugh syd concert had tubes in
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Metabog Wrote:But gilmour didn't use tubes, he used solid state stuff, like the big muff.

My favorite amps are HiWatt and Mesa Boogie. I think Hiwatt is what you're looking for.
the big muff is a pedal not an amp and all pedals are true bypass not solid state. Even back in the ummuguma days his albeitier fuzz face was true bypass aswell.

As for hiwatt and mesa boogie if you cant afford them there are a few cheap vox's and fender twins going really cheap that might be more in your price range
Liam Creedon - Session Musician / Tutor
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#7
I stand corrected. :D I'm not a big fan of tubes :P. Believe it or not I actually like digital stuff more.
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#8
Well your certainly not a vass gilmour enthusiast then

You > Solid State > Digital
Gilmour > Tube > Anolog
Me > Soldi State Left Channel > Tube Right Channel > Analog

:D


sorry for bad spellign today really hungover :;):




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Liam Creedon - Session Musician / Tutor
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#9
Actually I fully respect and like to promote digital modelling stuff. I've managed to achieve pretty good gilmour tones as well, but I feel digital technology has reached a good enough level to be able to model any solid state or tube amp.

That's just me though. I used to have a GFX-8 before my Toneworks. Any single other processor or amp just didn't satisfy me, while my gfx with it's crappy amp sim and digital distortion simply blowed me away every time.

The Vox Toneworks is better tho (and it has a valve in it :P).
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Metabog Wrote:Actually I fully respect and like to promote digital modelling stuff. I've managed to achieve pretty good gilmour tones as well, but I feel digital technology has reached a good enough level to be able to model any solid state or tube amp.
it can sound maybe as good as but the punchyness... the volume, the way the amp reacts to your playing and your guitar...pedals can never be beaten
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