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TONE NAME: 2112

  • Created with: POD Go
  • Author:
  • Song:
    2112
  • Band:
    Rush
  • Guitarist:
    Alex Lifeson
  • Date: 2/4/22
  • Downloads: 631
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  • Comments:
    Rush Inspired tone. Based on the 2112 album tones. Alex Lifeson is one of my favorites so hope I did it justice. I am using a YA Marshall IR but subbed in a Greenback and tweaked for sharing purposes. If you have the YA Marshall IRs it sounds better with this IMO. Snapshot 1 - Main dirty tones for Overture, Temples etc. If you roll the expression pedal back to heal position, it un-bypasses the Echoplex for the delay effect on Overture. Chose to do it this way because I found it easier and more efficient than a separate snapshot. Of course you could always put the whole thing in stomp mode too I suppose. Snapshot 2 - Dirty with Phase added. Snapshot 3 - Clean tones for Discovery etc. Snapshot 4 - Clean with phaser added for Soliloquy tones etc. No Maestro Phaser on the Pod Go but the script phase sounds pretty good. Hope you enjoy it.

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