Billy Corgan: “Paint colour actually changes the sound of a guitar”

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  1. boris bubbanov

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    Needs a better Ventilation System in that Paint Booth!
     
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    He must be taking lessons from Billy Gibbons . Wasn't it Jon Anderson that once proclaimed " Play something orange . " ?
     
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    An even better troll would say something like:

    "I can tell you the color of the guitar on any recording just by hearing it"
     
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    Who can't tell? Unless you're tone deaf it should only take one note to hear the difference in timbre. Primary colors and black and white should be obvious. Pastels are a little trickier and Olympic white versus Arctic white still trips me up from time to time.
     
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    Does a guitar sound different if carried in a hard case or a soft one ? I know mine sounds a bit muddy if I leave it in there.
     
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    Then Corgan's brand of crazy is only found in comets, and in trace amounts in blueberries.
     
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    Finish color is a minor differentiator. Smell is a major differentiator. When the lights are low and your band is in the groove, you can't see your instrument but you can smell it. How it smells hits your brain and you enjoy playing more. The trigger for this is opening the guitar case. Open the case, close your eyes and inhale! Also, let's not forget cooking tubes in a pine cab...
     
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    That great, Gretsch smell!

    Play doh!
     
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    Well if you paint flames on a guitar , it sounds faster.....
     
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    Just realised why old guitars sound better. It’s the way the colour fades with time, gives maturity to the tone, less brash and more subtle.
     
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    I noticed Billy's fingernails are black?
    Billy, tone is in the fingers man!
    Get some white nail polish!

    Wait...maybe the black nail polish mellows out the treble of the white guitar?

    If he plays a black guitar and wears white nail polish, he might like its sound better.?

    :confused:
     
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    Raw OSB bodied guitars sound best.... :)
     
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    Schrodinger? Is that you?! I haven't seen you since college!! o_O
     
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    It doesn't really affect the sound, but it might affect what you play on it.
     
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