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Great modern Keith Richards tone?

Discussion in 'Axe-Fx II Preset Exchange' started by MarkShrader, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. MarkShrader

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    Has anyone nailed a good modern, yet bright and spongy Keith tone?

    I'm looking for a quality modern-day version of a Jumpin Jack Flash tone, or anything other good Keith-ish tones for that matter.

    Any input would be hugely appreciated. =)
     
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    I have not tried it on the Axe yet -- but a Tweed Twin Deluxe or even the Fender Deluxe Reverb (in the non-vibrato channel (no reverb) with the volume at 6-7 Bass and treble between 3 and 3.5 nails the classic Keith Richard's tone.

    Loose the low E string on your guitar (optional) and tune to open G and you are done (DGDGBD)

    Your tone should be spot on!

    FYI -- the riff on "Satisfaction" is done with a Gibson Maestro fuzzbox

    also Keith early on used the dual Showman extensively - in the 70's he used Ampeg V-4 and V-2's and now he is back to his roots (Tweed Twin Deluxe) which produces his signature tone.

    Basically experiment with the Tweed amps and open tuning.

    Hope this helps!





     
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    Thanks LVC, appreciate your input. Can't wait to try your ideas.
     
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    I am a fan of vintage Fender amps and KR. :mrgreen

    with my old band we used to do a lot of stones tunes. I had one tele setup specifically for the Stones covers.




     
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    One thing I forgot to mention -- since you already have the guitar track isolated you can do a tone match

     

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