Lets talk compressors

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Re: Lets talk compressors

Post by cubba » Thu Jun 04, 2009 5:27 am

I love this one for a treble-boosted chimey thang:

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Otherwise, I don't use compressors at all.
Vox amps have enuff compression for me already.

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Re: Lets talk compressors

Post by Geoffrey » Thu Jun 04, 2009 5:34 am

I use two compressors when I use any at all. For the jangly Byrds/Beatles sound on Rics.. It's the Jangle Box.. Actually it will put any guitar in the jangly ballpark.
For anything else, it's the Demeter Compulator. Smooth, subtle, adds a bit of sheen. I always liked the Dyna Comp but man it is noisy.. Sold my old one years ago..
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Re: Lets talk compressors

Post by NewarkWilder » Thu Jun 04, 2009 5:48 am

hmm i wonder how my jazzmaster would like the janglebox

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Re: Lets talk compressors

Post by cubba » Thu Jun 04, 2009 5:50 am

NewarkWilder wrote:hmm i wonder how my jazzmaster would like the janglebox

janglecity!
Jazzmaster in the middle p/u position + Janglebox = chime heaven.
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Re: Lets talk compressors

Post by NewarkWilder » Thu Jun 04, 2009 5:59 am

i just might have to give that a try! i've got the Lollar JM PUPs in it and they make that middle position something truly special... :badlove:

now i just need to bite the bullet and get a Vox like i almost have for the last 5 years or so, haha :hmm:
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Re: Lets talk compressors

Post by cubba » Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:04 am

NewarkWilder wrote:i just might have to give that a try! i've got the Lollar JM PUPs in it and they make that middle position something truly special... :badlove:

now i just need to bite the bullet and get a Vox like i almost have for the last 5 years or so, haha :hmm:
For new stuff, try out the AC15 Heritage
or the AC30 Heritage if you can deal with some more volume.
I love these amps.
What gets me is all the tweaking,
just crank that bitch and be done with it! -- duende
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Re: Lets talk compressors

Post by devnulljp » Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:14 am

There's a nice looking vintage script Dynacomp over on TGP I've been eyeing, but the coffers are empty, so go to it...
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Re: Lets talk compressors

Post by Geoffrey » Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:19 am

Cubba,
Are there any of the new AC30 reissues where you can actually jump the channels like on the original? The one I played at GC sounded good, but you couldn't blend the channels... What maroon thought of that "feature"?
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Re: Lets talk compressors

Post by NewarkWilder » Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:25 am

cubba wrote:
NewarkWilder wrote:i just might have to give that a try! i've got the Lollar JM PUPs in it and they make that middle position something truly special... :badlove:

now i just need to bite the bullet and get a Vox like i almost have for the last 5 years or so, haha :hmm:
For new stuff, try out the AC15 Heritage
or the AC30 Heritage if you can deal with some more volume.
I love these amps.
yeah ive almost pulled the trigger on a vox so many times

i was thinking about getting a night train and a cheap cab just to have it a couple weeks back but lol i guess if i'm gonna buy a new amp i shouldn't do it half-assed right? :freak:

I do love the Vox sound... and I do love my Jazzmaster... but truth be told i think my next amp will be something with EL34s... I need a serious pummel-you-in-the-face dirty channel to be the bad cop to my fender's good cop :hihi:

one day i'm sure i'll have like 4 amps and a good handwired Vox will be among them though :tu:
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Re: Lets talk compressors

Post by molokaio » Thu Jun 04, 2009 9:55 am

keeley 4-knobs... fantastic compressor. with the input clipping knob you can really avoid chopping off the highend tones and still keep a real clear sound with fair amounts of compression. Damn silent as well!
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