Monthly Archives: April 2007

Jimmy Page Guitar Solo

This is a brief list of Jimmy Page’s effects, please comment on anything I missed.
AMPS
Marshall SLP-1959 100-watt amp which was modded with KT-88 tubes
Also used Voxs, Hiwatts, Fender Super reverbs and Orange MatAmps with the Theremin.
EFFECTS
Roger Mayer fuzz box
Sola Sound Tonebender
Vox Cry Baby Wah
Maestro Echoplex
MXR Phase 90
MXR Blue Box
MISC
Picks: Herco Flex 75
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Boss FZ-5 Fuzz

A Distorted Blast from the Past
The FZ-5 is a modern pedal built for the modern guitarist, but the sounds you can get from the FZ-5 are pure retro. Looking back at the glorious rock sounds of the ’60s and ’70s, the FZ-5 recreates its vintage fuzz through BOSS state-of-the-art COSM technology. Recall the fuzz-filled flavors [...] Continue reading

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Digitech Brian May Artist Signature Model Pedal

DigiTech Brian May Signature Pedal
The Brian May Red Special Pedal delivers seven signature sounds with fourteen unique variations, spanning over thirty years of incredible tone.From the unmistakable solos of. We Will Rock You, and Bohemian Rhapsody to the one and only Deacy amp, the Brian May Red Special Pedal lets you walk in the [...] Continue reading

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Job Summary and Educational Requirements for a Career in Music Production

Do you love music? Are you looking for a creative career working with the most talented artists in the music industry? You may be ready for a career as a music producer. Music producers are in charge of all aspects of a recording session from [...] Continue reading

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Musician: Summary of Music Career Education Programs

For those who love to play musical instruments, they become inspired to become musicians. Having a formal education can help students improve their understanding of composition and other music fundamentals. Read this article for a sample curriculum from a music program.

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U2’s The Edge To Donate His Guitar To Charity

Article Source: Sky News
U2 guitarist The Edge is donating his favorite instrument to charity.
The 1975 Gibson Les Paul guitar has been used throughout his career with U2 and has been played on some of their biggest records.

“I wanted to give something really significant that would really mean a lot for me to give. It [...] Continue reading

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Jimmy Page – The Zeppelin Era

Page’s past experiences both in the studio and with the Yardbirds were very influential in contributing to the success of Led Zeppelin in the 1970s. As a producer, composer, and guitarist for the band, he was one of the major driving forces behind the rock sound of that era, with his trademark Gibson Les Paul [...] Continue reading

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Drummer Set Ups- Neil Peart – Rush

Source: www.andrew olson.comNeil Peart’s drum kit always inspires drummers‘ (and non-drummers’) imaginations. I always think of the first time I saw Rush in 1984 on the Grace Under Pressure tour. Before the show, a red curtain covered the entire kit. Then, right before the house lights went down, Neil peeked out [...] Continue reading

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Drummer Set Up: Lars Ulrich – Metallica

I’ve had a number of requests for drummer set ups, so I decided to start posting some drummer set ups on the blog. The first being Lars Ulrich of Metallica, please let me know what you think.

Starclassic Maple
Color: Green Sparkle (GSP)
A -16″x22″ Bass Drum (SMB2216)
B -6-1/2″x14″ Snare Drum(LU1465)
C -8″x10″ Tom Tom(SMT1008)
D -10″x12 Tom Tom(SMT1210)
E -14″x16″ [...] Continue reading

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