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18W Amplifier Sound Samples

1. Lucienne (Pete Haycock)

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PRS McCarty, neck pickup, through GDS 18W 2-10 combo at volume level 3.  This is one of Pete Haycock’s greatest compositions.  I play this with my band.  This is solo so you can hear how the 18W responds.

2. Detroit Street (G Stuckey)

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PRS McCarty, bridge pickup, through GDS 18W 2-10 combo at volume level 5.  This is one of my own compositions which highlights a slightly higher gain setting.

3. Miscellaneous chords and noodling

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PRS McCarty, bridge pickup, through GDS 18W 2-10 combo at volume level 8.

4. Blue Bananas (G Stuckey)

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Stratocaster, bridge pickup, through GDS 18W 2-10 combo at volume level 8. Silly name but this is a fun tune to play with the band.

5. Josh Karnes Audio Montage

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Includes snippets from a CD called “Collage” by Celebration Church in Texas.  Josh is a great player and has graciously allowed me to use these here.
The sections are separated by fades or song endings.
The notes are from guitarist Josh Karnes.

Section 1: GDS 18W, trem channel; Tele with vib on the left, Strat w/o vib on the right, Sennheiser MD-421 both guitars
Section 2: GDS normal channel dimed into SM57, Princeton on about 4 through SM58, both using my Esprit
Section 3: GDS 18W trem channel, Tele both pickups, Sennheiser MD-421
Section 4: chorus guitar the normal channel, ex Classic 30 (not an 18W), Danelectro chorus, Strat with bridge and neck pickup (blend pot)
Section 5: OD guitar Esprit into the ex Classic 30 OD channel guitar solo guitar Esprit into GDS 18W dimed SM57
Section 6: OD guitar Esprit into the ex Classic 30 OD channel
Section 7: wah guitar is Strat neck pu, ex Classic 30 normal channel, SM57; Lead guitar is Esprit, ex Classic 30 OD channel, Shure KSM32
Section 8: Esprit, GDS 18W trem channel, KEL HM-1 mic way off-axis