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Hi everyone.

 

To celebrate Jim's return to Texas, I feel like I should embarrass him in front of everyone... just a little...

 

 

 

Guitars:

Manson MB-1 (I haz)

Manson DL-1

Manson Custom

Gibson Explorer (I haz)

Gibson Trini Lopez 335

Gibson Music Rising Les Paul

Fiesta Red Tele with MBK1s

Tom Anderson or Suhr Strat

Prolly an MA-2 (wif teh Fuzz)

Loucin custom acoustic

Some sort of "junk" guitar for Jack White-ing (Danelectro, Kay, Silvertone, etc)

 

Amps:

Vox AC30 (I haz)

Diezel VH4 w/ Mills 2x12

Ceriatone w/ Mills 2x12

Fender Tweed Deluxe

 

Effects:

Line 6 M13 (I haz)

ZVex Fuzz Factory (I haz)

Ibanez TS-9 (I haz)

Whirlwind Orange Box Phaser (I haz)

Whammy 4 (I haz)

Korg KP2 (I haz)

EHX Deluxe Memory Man (I haz)

DBA Supersonic Fuzz Gun (I haz)

Moog MIDI MuRF

EHX DMM

Original Whammy

Whammy DT

All 4 Lovetone pedals (Big Cheese, Meatball, Doppelganger, and the overdrive)

AndrenaLinn

Molten MIDI 2

Fuzz Face (original Dallas Arbiter one)

Kay Fuzz (a fuzz controlled like a wah, ie the Elevation intro effect )

Fuzz Probe

Wah Probe

CAE Wah

Box of Rock

Keeley Katana

Keeley Compressor

Some Fuzz/Wah

Assorted Analogman pedals

 

 

 

Actually, wait. Replace all guitars with jazzmaster copies that have feminine male names and remove the non-AC30 amps, and it's pretty close...I think...

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I have an idea though. Since I haven't got an animato to plug it into anymore, you can have that sunburst telecaster J-bass.

 

Hehe I think it's a bit over my budget :LOL: I can do 650 euros or so presently :(

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Actually, wait. Replace all guitars with jazzmaster copies that have feminine male names and remove the non-AC30 amps, and it's pretty close...I think...

 

pretty close indeed :LOL: :LOL: :LOL:

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At least you still talk to me, unlike Bs...

 

I'm still around! :LOL:

 

Been in Japan for the last two weeks so I haven't really been online much. I do try and drop in from time to time though. Also, the new Coheed album is very nice for anyone who might be interested!

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I'm still around! :LOL:

 

Been in Japan for the last two weeks so I haven't really been online much. I do try and drop in from time to time though. Also, the new Coheed album is very nice for anyone who might be interested!

 

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Sorry, just my initial reaction. Are you excited as I am for the new Muse album?

 

 

....Thought so.

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Are you excited as I am for the new Muse album?

 

 

....Thought so.

 

Haha, well, that depends how excited or otherwise you are. :p

 

I have to say Muse's new songs haven't done much for me so far sadly...

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Nice to see you too, Matthijs! :chuckle:

 

I don't know, I just find a lot of the new songs kind of boring to be honest. I kind of enjoyed The Dark Side the few times I listened to it, and I reckon the Something Human acoustic version might be really nice, but I find Thought Contagion and Pressure too boring and repetitive to take much interest in, while the less I say about Dig Down the better.

 

Maybe it's just a case of not being the kind of music that I would want to listen to Muse for, but I do feel the songs have become a bit simpler and repetitive, so that I end up bored by the end, and when they're only about three minutes long anyway, that's not exactly great from my point of view. Song length obviously isn't really an issue by itself but it's more about how the music makes me feel in that time.

 

I tend to like songs that go somewhere or have some kind of build up, and the new material lacks that from my point of view. If that's what they want to do, then great, I'm not really fussed, but it doesn't encourage me to feel like listening to the new songs again. When I go back and listen to the old albums, there's just nothing in the new music that really appeals to me by comparison, while I revisited Absolution again recently and was still blown away.

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:kiss:

 

In all honesty, songs like Citizen Erased and Butterflies & Hurricanes have just spoilt us too much ;)

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Haha, well, yeah, that's part of the problem I guess. That's the Muse I fell in love with all those years ago, and it's music that I still enjoy listening to now. I've probably had mixed feelings for all of their releases since The Resistance to be honest, but this one's just leaving me feeling kind of indifferent at the moment. I'll still give it a listen of course.

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I actually...kind of really like the new album? Albeit it's not a super rock heavy album, but I really don't mind it. I kind of had to get over myself with wanting what is basically Origin of Symmetry 2.0. The tracklist has a few duds I don't like at all(looking at you Something Human/Get up and fight) but I actually really did enjoy Pressure and Thought Contagion a huge ton.

 

Ah well, considering All I've been listening to is tons of doom and stoner metal and some indie/emo it'll make my S.O. happy to not have to hear it for the more recent future :LOL:

 

haven't been around in a while, how are you guys doing?

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All I've been listening to is tons of doom and stoner metal

 

haven't been around in a while, how are you guys doing?

 

Quite stoned good now that you're here. I feel like Dave was the only other person who appreciated that type of music, but... he's now being mobbed by his followers on twitter.

 

This wouldn't be considered doom, but I guess stoner metal (rock?) of sorts?

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOVxxlX_ZCE

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OO5uaBq0UuA

 

Can't imagine how massive they must have sounded live.

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I'm too polite to call the new Muse album shit, but can I get away with calling it mildly awful? Nothing there for me at all unfortunately. I'll stick to Absolution and co.

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I'm too polite to call the new Muse album shit, but can I get away with calling it mildly awful? Nothing there for me at all unfortunately. I'll stick to Absolution and co.

 

I can see how some fans are disliking it but I’m actually a real big fan of all but maybe two songs on the album! Pleasantly surprised given I didn’t click with Drones that much

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I meant interesting mostly in the sense of me wanting to know how they did it! Not my style (thinking a new bass is coming up in a bit as I finally sold my BTB405)

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I'm too polite to call the new Muse album shit, but can I get away with calling it mildly awful? Nothing there for me at all unfortunately. I'll stick to Absolution and co.

 

That's very thoughtful of you Bs. I have to say I'm very surprised by this post... but then I have the same reaction to every post of yours. You just never know what to expect.

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Quite stoned good now that you're here. I feel like Dave was the only other person who appreciated that type of music, but... he's now being mobbed by his followers on twitter.

 

Can't imagine how massive they must have sounded live.

Kyuss is one of my biggest inspirations besides Sleep! Massive sound that I wish I was around for to be honest.

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Kyuss is one of my biggest inspirations besides Sleep! Massive sound that I wish I was around for to be honest.

 

Respect.

 

I'm not too familiar with Sleep other than Dragonaut. Love the riff in that song.

 

Have you heard this before? You might recognize the track at the beginning.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKbm-6VoQ-4

 

There's also a fairly recent video lesson with the lead guitarist/vocalist showing how to play the song. I thought that was quite cool, as I gather they were only around for a few years in the 80s, and most people will think it's a Kyuss song.

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