Tone Details

Tone Name   BAD Tone  





Author   PDKTDK  
       
Created with   POD HD500  
   

 
Guitarist  
The Edge
 
Song  
Humbuckers>HD500>DT50>U2's BAD Studio AND Live
 
Band  
U2
 
Amp   Tweed B-Man Vib Pre  
Style  
Humbuckers>HD500>DT50>U2's BAD Studio AND Live
   
Suggested Pickup  
Unknown
 
Comments  
A friend of mine who is a jazz player came over with his Heritage. I wanted to impress him with the diversity of my setup. We set him up a tone for his taste. He complained that it was too boomy on the bottom end but he liked it. When he left I plugged in my EVH and it was boomy. I added vintage pre and ran the HPF to get rid of boominess. Slapped a delay on it and it sounded very U2. Bad sounded fantastic clean. Just like the studio version. Slapped on some distortion and felt I had easily approximated the live sound. Note the amp choice and settings. These are not typical choices for a rock player I wouldn't think. Anyway, this is the nbest tone for this tune I have come up with and if you use an LP, EVH, or other humbucker guitar I urge you to try this. I used the middle position for pickups and volume and tone all the way up (as usual)
 
       
Date   1/20/13  
Downloads   1670  

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