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Other analogue equipment, like tube preamps, does make sense, but as the digital effects get better, there's not all that much to gain by spending tons of $ on analogue equipment.
The long and the short of it is, that analogue equipment is cool, but often costs too much and is unreliable.
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If the room is very dry I turn up the E.level to full.
The typical settings for a rockabilly slapback echo (for guitar) on any unit are between 100 and 200 ms and very few repeats. There I use various digital delay effects (emulating tape echo for instance), as I record without echo and add it in the mix.
I then use the Sans Amp GT2 pedal that can emulate the old Bassman as an insert between the amp and the guitar. The pedal can also emulate a lot of other legendary amps quite good, but so far I never used that.
" and one for intermediate players called "Intermediate Rockabilly Guitar Lessons". Go here for more rockabilly music with my rockabilly trio The Jime.Still, live I don't see why there should be any difference, if you set your amp right.Recording: Nowadays most recording take place in the digital domain (Remember that the microphone itself, will always be analogue).By Vince Gordon I'm often asked rockabilly guitar questions, so I have created this page that should answer most FAQ. There are - like with most things - different ways of achieving the same goals. The Scotty Moore sound (video) Recording Gretsch Electromatic Col Effects Johnny Burnette & The Rock'n'Roll Trio Rock Around the Clock guitar Brian Setzer's gear Carl Perkins' guitars Scotty Moore's strings You can get an "authentic" rockabilly guitar sound by following the advice, but it actually leaves you a lot of room to get your own sound. If you wanna check out my playing & sound you can listen to a sample of "Don't Tell me What I Want" from our CD New Set Of Rules and watch a video of "Take This Heart" from that CD.Over the years I've had a bunch of vintage guitars. From Country Gentleman to Country Roc, a couple of 6120's and I've also played the odd White Falcon. "Don't Tell Me What I Want" listen to streaming audio - Check out my CDs here or find them on CD Baby - Interview from US Newspaper The Valley Advocate.
The sound was very Many Rockabilly guitarists play a '59 Fender Bassman (or similar) - vintage or reissue. I found a way to get around that and always have the same "Bassman-sound" no matter what volume I'm playing at...