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    Bigsby talk

    I just got an epiphone casino coupe with a bigsby retro fitted and I love it:
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    What was the first "sequenced" or "drum-machined" song?

    Donna Summer I feel Love, Kraftwerk Autobahn in the 70's and according to Wikki The first major pop song to use a drum machine was "Saved by the Bell" by Robin Gibb, which reached #2 in Britain in 1969.
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    Epiphone Casino Coupe

    Just picked up a second hand casino coupe that was fitted with a bigsby by the tech I bought it off, it also has 339 black knobs and the scratch plate removed, it sings with exlixir 10's fitted and for £275 / $400 was an absolute bargain:
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    P90 recommendations for Casino Coupe

    I just picked up a second hand one that has a bigsby fitted, it also had 339 black controls and the scratch plate removed, £275 / $400 all in and it sound and plays great!
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    Discuss the Epiphone Casino

    I just got a second hand casino coupe as I like the smaller body on my Gibson ES-339. It has been fitted with a bigsby and has a nice 60's slim neck and the tech also fitted black 339 style control knobs and removed the scratch plate. All in I paid less than £275 / $400 for it and it sounds great:
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    Cyndi Lauper opening for Cher- absolutely killed it!!

    We had her band on a UK 80's TV rock show called The Tube and Rick Derringer was her guitarist, it he still with her band?
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    Queen @ Live Aid.... Wow

    Check out their Live at Wembley 86 concert too as I did the audio post on it and was there for both nights of the gig! Very sadly Gavin Taylor the director passed away last year but he worked a lot with Queen and we also did other major band videos including U2 at Red Rocks, Dire Straits at...
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    Epiphone Casino Coupe

    They are released in the Uk August and I think I will get one as I love my ES-339 body size. I was looking at a ES-390 P90 but for £339 the epiphone casino coupe is a great price.
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    Bugera Amps: Where are they now?

    The speaker is actually quite good and I would just stick with it, I have compared it to Fane and Celestion drivers I have and it holds up very well.
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    Bugera Amps: Where are they now?

    Bought a V55 recently from AudioMate in the UK for £223 inc delivery. It is actually very good and the triode/pentode switch gives a good brown/black face fender like tone. You have to let the speaker and tubes bed in but after a couple of days it settled down and sounded very acceptable. The...
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    Best Bang For The Buck 4-6 Channel MIXER?

    The Behringer 1002B is a great little portable mixer for the money: http://www.behringer.com/assets/1002B_WebBrochure.pdf
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    Bugera V22 Modifications

    Hi I bought a Bugera V55 a couple of months ago from Audio Mate in the UK for only £223 inc delivery. I agree with others that you need to allow the speaker (and tubes) to bed in but once this was done it is a superb amp for the money. The triode/pentode modes give a good brown and black type...
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    What small digital recorder do you use?

    I just got the sony d-50 delivered today, I have read all the reviews and it came out with a very good sound quality and as I have sony m/s prosumer ext mics I dont need balanced mic inputs. I have also heard that the mic amps are very good and it is a bit more robust than the zoom and edirol...
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    Mixing ITB questions...

    Also mix in 24 bit even though you will be going to 44.1k 16 bit that way you get the most dynamic range on the summing busses.
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    zep II session pic

    OK lets think about this from a 70's perspective, these 4x12 cabs were running at huge levels and as we all should know the sound is not just from the speaker and miking in the centre of a 4x12 may well sound actually quite good as it will give lots of resonance and get over the very thin sound...
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