Kit or technique

Discussion in 'Other T-Types and Partscasters' started by Diytelecaster, Aug 9, 2019.

  1. Diytelecaster

    Diytelecaster TDPRI Member

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    How can I make my tele sound like this. I've tried a myriad of settings but I don't get close. Is it mainly compression.
     
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    jimbo735 Tele-Afflicted

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    Killin it!:)
     
  3. Deeve

    Deeve Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Is it compression?
    I mean, in addition to his 10,000 hours in the 'shed...
    Sounds great.
     
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    Frontier9 Friend of Leo's

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    The hot picker aside, compression is a big part of the sound. A loud, clean Fender amp is partially responsible, too.
     
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  5. 8trackmind

    8trackmind Tele-Meister

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    Technique. A lot of what we address on forums is the feeling aspect. In other words, Phil Mickelson could kick your ass with a $99.00 set of clubs complaining the whole time about how bad they suck.
    A dyna comp through a clean fender is the sound, but this guys skill is what's making it sound the way it does.
     
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  6. Stefanovich

    Stefanovich Tele-Holic

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    +1 on the MXR dyna comp. I can't pick anywhere near as well as this guy, but I can get that sound (albeit with cliched country licks played slightly out of time...)
     
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    I have a set of Tonerider A5 Vintage pickups that sound very similar, Wilinson's too!!
    It's also in his playing. Vintage p/ups tend to sound like that.
    I don't play mine- too much twang for me- I prefer Alnico 111.
     
  8. Old Deaf Roadie

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    There are dozens of touring guitar techs who are happy to relate stories of how Guitar God "A" showed up to Guitar God "B" concert backstage & frustrated themselves when he couldn't get A's same sound even though he had A's own rig right in his own hands. There is much of the final product that comes from technique.
     
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