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SonofDestiny
post May 30 2008, 05:14 PM
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I used to have a H&K Warp Factor. It was a badass distortion pedal, but when I went from clean to distortion... it just sounded like shit. As if I started out with some jazz-stuff and then began to play some death metal wink.gif So I sold that pedal and I started using my amp's distortion.

Now, that distortion should be good, right? And quite frankly, it is good, but not for what I want to sound like. It just sounds way too twangy for me now. My Ibanez sounds like AC/DC and I don't want that. It just doesn't fit in my kind of music. I've tried everything to make it sound better (with the treble, bass, mids, presence, resonance, A/B-switch), but hasn't worked so far.

So my question for you guys is: do you think I should get another guitar? If so... (and this is going to sound really like I'm a spoiled princess or something...)

My new guitar needs a very good clean sound. I should be sweet, not twangy and I want it to give goosebumps. I want it to sound beautiful and biiiiiig. It has to have a good sustain too. When it comes to distortion... I need a very unique sound, but not unique in a way that annoys. It should have a bit of a dark, brown colour. I want my distortion to make the sound of my band complete. Like a basis. But I wanna be able to do some soloing too.

Hmm... I guess this has become a bit of a weird story. I hope you guys got through it. Thanks if you got this far reading! I hope you can help me find a new guitar smile.gif

EDIT: I definately need a new guitar. My fretboard is gone, it detunes all the time, it's just not my thing anymore. Shit, feels like saying goodbye to an old friend sad.gif

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post May 31 2008, 07:13 AM
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for the guitar part, ever tried playing a hollow body guitar? They have a very big and clean sound w/o being too trebly or twangy. Try one.


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post May 31 2008, 11:11 AM
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Also try Peavey V type guitar. It is not twangy at all, and a great choice for heavy.


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post May 31 2008, 04:46 PM
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Allright biggrin.gif I'll try both of em. Don't think I'll go for the hollow body though... it's not my kind of biscuit really tongue.gif But who knows... maybe it's awesome for me smile.gif


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