|Tone Name||ZZ TWEED|
|Created with||POD HD500|
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|Amp||Tweed B-Man Brt|
I was watching some YouTube videos from Chicago Music Exchange showing off some of the gorgeous pieces they have. And I got to thinking, 'the way they show these, it's an excellent platform to try to cop these sounds'. So I focused on a Pearly Gates demo to get a (duh) Gibbons tone cooking. ["http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHJZEJlosEg"] Starting with Pearly, they used a 20 watt Tweed, a TS808 and the Lester. So I set up a Tweed bright with a 421 Dynamic, a Screamer and a 63 reverb as my starting point. My guitar is an Edwards Jimmy Page with the Supercircuit (not engaged) loaded with Duncans. And with some tweaking, some back-and-forth and some walking away to let my ears rest, damn if I didn't come up with something close. FS5 kicks in a Tube Driver to push harder and make those harmonics jump, FS3 is a Memory Man for some analog delay and FS2 is a Dimension chorus for that Rough Boy sound. Try it.
Model Packs increase the number of Amp or FX Models of a GuitarPort, TonePort, PODxt, PODxt Live or PODxt Pro, for a wider variety of tone possibilities. When a particular tone in the library relies on a Model available in one of these packs, you'll see symbol(s) to indicate which Packs: MS (Metal Shop), CC (Classics Collection), FX (FX Junkie), and PP (Power Pack).
The models within the FX Junkie Model Pack are already included in PODxt Live, and offered for purchase to add-on to GuitarPort, TonePort, PODxt and PODxt Pro.
Variax is the uniquely flexibile guitar from Line 6. Our Vetta II amplifier includes a digital connection for the Variax that lets you store settings for both your amp and your guitar in the Vetta II so that when you call up a Vetta Channel Memory your amp and guitar can change sounds together. Vetta II Tones marked with this guitar symbol include this Variax data.
For each tone in the library, you'll see an icon for either a single coil or humbucker pickup. This tells you whether the tone is best for use with a single coil pickup or a humbucker, so you can select the appropriate pickup on your guitar when using this tone.
Attention POD 2.0, Flextone and HD147 owners... Your hardware doesn't do Stomp effects, so you'll hear something different than what was intended. Try increasing the Drive or choose a higher gain Amp Model to get the right sound. The other aspects of the sound should translate as expected, so you'll at least get a great starting place for tweaking.