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TONE NAME: John Mayer

  • Created with: POD HD500
  • Author:
  • Song:
    Belief
  • Band:
    John Mayer
  • Guitarist:
    John Mayer
  • Amp:
    Class A-30 TB
  • Style:
    Rock
  • Date: 12/21/11
  • Downloads: 6090
  • Addons:

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    Attention POD 2.0, Flextone and HD147 owners... Your hardware doesn't do Stomp effects, so you'll hear something different than what was intended. Try increasing the Drive or choose a higher gain Amp Model to get the right sound. The other aspects of the sound should translate as expected, so you'll at least get a great starting place for tweaking.

  • Comments:
    **Update** Now that I have some extra time on my hands I'll being making different variations of some of my tones. The original tones will still be here but I'll be adding in guitar models, wah/whammy for anyone with an extra expression pedal, etc...(I highly recommenced the expression pedal made for L6 by Mission Engineering) Price is high but feels like the real deal. I made this tone with the HD 500 and a Fender Jaguar w/ some 80's switches and what not. I use this tone for the his Continuum and Heavier Things stuff if you add the right delay you can get heartbreak warfare down pretty easy. If you are using a Variax try the semi hollow models or the stratocaster model will do just fine. Experiment with different pickup setups in workbench and you'll be spot on. More to come add me as a friend ; ) Thanks everyone

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