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TONE NAME: 2Brain damage1c1

  • Created with: POD HD500
  • Author:
  • Song:
    Brain Damage / Eclipse
  • Band:
    Pink Folyd
  • Guitarist:
    David Gilmour
  • Amp:
    Hiway 100
  • Style:
    Classic rock
  • Date: 6/17/14
  • Downloads: 2817
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  • Comments:
    This ***STEREO*** patch is designed for the arpeggios and chords of the famous Brain Damage / Eclispe bundle from the DSOTM Pink Floyd monumental album (released in March 1973). It is expected to be played with a v2.10 JTV (Spank pos 3), connected through VDI to a v2.31 HD500, XLR'ed direct to PA (2 channels). Set input1=variax, input2=same. Trying to simulate the original DSOTM studio version, where Gilmour used his Strato bridge pickup clean signal through a Leslie. For the high pitch bends, he used the Bill Lewis Custom 24-frets guitar. On the 1973-’75 (post-release) versions, Gilmour used his Strato neck pickup through a Colorsound mild boost. This patch emulates both versions: on path A it employs a Red Comp and the Color Drive via the Highway 100 amp, while on path B it just feeds the clean JTV spank sound via a Tube Comp (activated by FS3) for the Eclipse arpeggios and Brain Damage chorus parts. The patch uses Spank pos 3 with the tone knob set at 100%. In this live performance, the Bill Lewis Custom 24-frets guitar (for the high pitch bends) is actually played by the other Strat guitar. The Leslie rotating speaker (Rotary Drum) is a dominating effect while performing Brain Damage and Eclipse. See actual live performance on the following link:

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