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TONE NAME: Brian May's creamy vox lead

  • Created with: PODxt Live
  • Author:
  • Song:
    Any really...
  • Band:
  • Guitarist:
    Brian May
  • Amp:
    Class A-30 TB
  • Pickup / Position:
    Humbucker / Bridge
  • Style:
  • Date: 9/13/08
  • Downloads: 87
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  • Comments:
    I've been toying around with his tone for along time, but have found that it is almost unobtainable without a boost. If you have an overdrive give the amp a slight gain boost and this tone will cut through and sing. I didn't really bother to edit the effects other than to just point the user of this tone in the right direction. Brian May's tone is actually quite a bit more like single coil tone when in a live setting, but for the sake of dl'ers I did this with a humbucker to avoid the hassle of having to use an outboard eq to take out the initial thunder of a single coil. Brian also used very little verb so take it easy on that setting as well. For the brighton rock solo use tap temp to set up the delay and adjust the knob to taste, but for the record it was a ping pong delay, that being triplets in stereo. The 4x12 helps account for the amount of amplifiers he runs on stage. However, we're still short 8 speakers, as he runs 6 vox ac-30's at live venues.

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