Alternative, perhaps fun names for amp controls

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  1. daveIT

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    My Maestro Stage Phaser pedal has a BALLS dial. That could work for an amp.
     
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    Color me dense, I don't get this; probably very dense. What do these stand for?
     
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    Gain 1 - Foreplay
    Gain 2 - Filthy
    Bass - Flatulent
    Treble - Frizzy
    Volume - Furtherance
     
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    Perhaps not, LOL
     
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    Mojo.

    Haunting mids.

    Talent.
     
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    Hey man
    High five
    Up top
    Down low
    Too slow
     
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    An entry from a guitar-playing boiler operator friend I just talked to

    Gain 1: Heat
    Gain 2: Fuel
    Bass: Chill
    Treble: Chime
    Volume: Air
     
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    Gain - Grits
    Master - Gravy
    Bass - Salt
    Treble - Pepper
     
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    Your set would require Treble to come before bass. My last little project had a tilt tone knob and darn it if I didn't get it backwards. Everything was so tight, I left it. So there is a precedent for that order in my shop.
     
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    You and my wife think alike. We're still debating which knob would be salt, and which would be pepper.
     
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    You can put Meat and Taters in the mix too.

    There’s a lot of mileage in the food theme.
     
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    Gain 1 Eddie (Van Halen) Late '70s to early '80s gain perfection.

    Gain 2 Satch (Joe Satriani) Throughout the '90s and beyond found in the smooth tones of Eric Johnson or the metal tones of Steve Vai.

    Bass Jaco (Pastorius) No other name says Bass the way Jaco's does.

    Treble Danny (Gatton) Of all the great Telecasters player tones I've always considered Danny's to be the best of the bright tones.

    Volume Pete (Townshend) The Who's May 31, 1976 show in London was confirmed by the Guinness Book of Records as the loudest show of all time, with 126 dB measured 32 meters (105 feet) from the stage.
     
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    No words at all — just colors. “Give me some more yellow and turn down the green”
     
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    gain 1 - sprinkle
    gain 2 - storm
    bass - thunder
    treble - lightning
    master volume - floodgate

    You could up the gains to storm / deluge

    tornado / hurricane

    hurricane / tsunami

    MV - dam
     
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    I saw a pedal once with a knob called "hair".
    Don't know what it did but I liked that
     
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    Alternate take:
    Volume-Grits
    Treble-Groceries
    Bass-Eggs
    Reverb-Poultry
    Speed-Mona Lisa
    Intensity-Man
     
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    Ember
    Fire
    Soot
    Ash
    Heat
     
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