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TONE NAME: Hendrix Freedom

  • Created with: HX Stomp
  • Author:
  • Song:
  • Band:
    Jimi Hendrix
  • Guitarist:
    Jimi Hendrix
  • Amp:
    See comment
  • Body-type:
    Solid Body
  • Tuning/Strings:
    1/2 Down / Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb
  • Style:
    Rock (Classic, Hard, Progressive)
  • Date: 2/6/24
  • Downloads: 128
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  • Comments:
    My take on 'Freedom'. Made while cross referencing to isolated stems of Jimi's recording. My strat has a humbucker in the bridge and the sound is pretty much identical. If your guitar has lower output, try increasing the gain of the compressor or fool around with the amp levels. 1st footswitch is for the cocked wah solo boost + verb, 3rd is for turning the stereo panning on/off. Use external EXP pedal to control panning. There might be a Univibe on the solo guitar. Just remove the panner and insert a FlexoVibe (low speed) before wah if you want that instead. If you like it, please consider buying me a coffee at

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