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RE: guitar amp+speakers vs. PA
I like running a fender guitar amp into 15 inch bass speakers. They
seem to handle most of the frequencies without that "horn-burn" I hear
from some keyboard amps.
>As I can't afford both, I'd really appreciate it if someone
could help me
>compose a rig for looping guitars that:
>A) Sound good for playing electric guitar in a straightforward
>B) is able to amplify my HEAVILY treated, synth-like guitar
>Everything has to be in stereo, by the way.
>I currently use a Rocktron Voodo Valve tube driven pre-amp
(with a speaker
>simulator & digital effects that I usually bypass) and a
>power amp. I've tried this setup with different speakers made
>and the problem is that it wont really convert the frequencies
not in the
>guitar domain into sound. Are there any ok sounding speakers
>guitars on the market that will do this? Or do I have to run my
>w/speaker simulator into a mixer in order to obtain B). What
>should I consider in the latter case?
>What I'm looking for, I guess, is a solution that gives the
>between A) and B). I'd really, really appreciate any feedback
>you could give on this. If you think this is a bit off topic,
>free to e-mail me privatly. Thanks
>Also, someone mentioned that using e-bowed guitars with a
vocoder might be
>a good idea. I have tried this, replacing the synth with guitar
>and it works ok if the signal is really thick and wide. Try
>vocoder after a loop with lots of (processed) layers. It gives
>a better signal to work with. Again, thanks.
>Erik Ljones (Norway)