cyclopean's Recent Activity

  1. cyclopean liked Fendereedo's post in the thread Fender debuts new Meteora hh guitar.

    I think they look great now without all that Tele hardware on them. They look like a proper offset now.

    May 20, 2019 at 12:54 AM
  2. cyclopean liked 4pickupguy's post in the thread Calling On Pros and Semi-Pros Who Use No Effects.

    I have a pedal board so that I can play the music I write and sound the way I want to sound. When I want it to sound like just an amp,...

    May 20, 2019 at 12:51 AM
  3. cyclopean liked 11 Gauge's post in the thread Calling On Pros and Semi-Pros Who Use No Effects.

    I don't understand why it's "unfortunately" that you need to use them. Also, why consider them to be a necessary evil? Why not also...

    May 20, 2019 at 12:51 AM
  4. cyclopean liked mrmousey's post in the thread Calling On Pros and Semi-Pros Who Use No Effects.

    Having posted my declaration of why I don't use effects, I feel I need to post a disclaimer...... I totally get that in certain styles...

    May 20, 2019 at 12:51 AM
  5. cyclopean replied to the thread Calling On Pros and Semi-Pros Who Use No Effects.

    yes. with a dozen pedals on my board.

    May 20, 2019 at 12:49 AM
  6. cyclopean liked beninma's post in the thread Calling On Pros and Semi-Pros Who Use No Effects.

    These discussions are always hilarious. (I am no pro though) Especially if "Reverb and Tremolo in the amp don't count even if you use...

    May 20, 2019 at 12:48 AM
  7. cyclopean liked Nick Fanis's post in the thread Calling On Pros and Semi-Pros Who Use No Effects.

    Sorry but I definitely do need them. I can't play MY music without them :) Not to mention that for ME there is nothing more boring than...

    May 20, 2019 at 12:47 AM
  8. cyclopean replied to the thread Calling On Pros and Semi-Pros Who Use No Effects.

    just put a clean boost at the end of your board and boom, the tone suck is gone.

    May 20, 2019 at 12:46 AM
  9. cyclopean liked viking's post in the thread Calling On Pros and Semi-Pros Who Use No Effects.

    I'm not the most effect craving guy in the world , but it would be boring without them , IMO I like a little echo , and use both short...

    May 20, 2019 at 12:45 AM
  10. cyclopean liked Ignatius's post in the thread Calling On Pros and Semi-Pros Who Use No Effects.

    Most pros are not averse to using pedals. They are focused on using the right tools for the job and making music. Most of these "no...

    May 20, 2019 at 12:43 AM
  11. cyclopean replied to the thread Calling On Pros and Semi-Pros Who Use No Effects.

    how does ego play into any of this? does it take ego to play music that isn't tonally boring?

    May 20, 2019 at 12:43 AM
  12. cyclopean liked NothingGoatboat's post in the thread Calling On Pros and Semi-Pros Who Use No Effects.

    Yes, because our egos are so huge, we must use pedals. I'm not sure you understand what pedals are. Do you know what they are used for?

    May 20, 2019 at 12:42 AM
  13. cyclopean liked Lies&Distortion's post in the thread Calling On Pros and Semi-Pros Who Use No Effects.

    Why would a pro player who does not use pedals even read this particular forum? To learn what not to use?

    May 20, 2019 at 12:42 AM
  14. cyclopean liked MilwMark's post in the thread Calling On Pros and Semi-Pros Who Use No Effects.

    Not everyone is playing the blooze or country or classic rock all the time.

    May 20, 2019 at 12:41 AM
  15. cyclopean liked MilwMark's post in the thread Calling On Pros and Semi-Pros Who Use No Effects.

    For those who think a Twin Reverb doesn’t overdrive, turn it up to 5-6 and get back to us. Also, does the whole “pedals are impure”...

    May 20, 2019 at 12:40 AM
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