Recent content by Lou Ranko

  1. Lou Ranko

    Should I sell most of my guitars?

    Sell em. Now, giz some prices.
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    Spicing up a solo acoustic gig - looper, Digitech Trio, backing tracks, something else?

    Mate, I was almost tempted! Then I realised just how freaking sad they are.
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    New Gibson model: the Theodore

    Not even Ricky Nielsen’s gonna get one of these.
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    New Gibson model: the Theodore

    In all my life I’ve never seen anyone with a Telecaster-shaped arse. I almost wanna try it now..
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    When Did Weight Become a Major Issue?

    Isn’t Jeff Beck’s Strat about as heavy as a box of cornflakes? Or was it Fruit Loops..
  6. Lou Ranko

    New Gibson model: the Theodore

    Leo Fender didn’t do flambouyant or impractical. This thing looks like it was designed by Paul Stanley when he was 12.
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    Plugins that get rid of Strat hum?

    Hi Mike. With respect, I believe his system is buzzing cos of the wiring in his place.
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    When Did Weight Become a Major Issue?

    I wonder how much Neil Young’s Les Paul with that B7 Bigsby weighs. No wonder he has a funny face when he’s playing.
  9. Lou Ranko

    Plugins that get rid of Strat hum?

    Try using an active DI box with ground lift. Am I the only one who does this???
  10. Lou Ranko

    Eyeing a 335-style Semihollow, should I grab an "Inspired by" Epiphone, or save up for the Gibson?

    Those SA2200 Yamahas are absolute pure quality. I'm just waiting for a 2nd hand one to come around at the right price. I have two semis. An Epi Sheraton and a Vintage Casino. Both are very lovely, but the Sheraton really stands out in my whole collection for its sound and vesatility. It's about...
  11. Lou Ranko

    Spicing up a solo acoustic gig - looper, Digitech Trio, backing tracks, something else?

    Mix up your sound! I used to play lots of acoustic solo gigs and I got bored. So, I took an electric guitar instead one night. Oh! That was best thing I did! Makes you play and listen and try harder. Clean electrics sound very nice through an acoustic amp with reverb and a whammy, if you got...
  12. Lou Ranko

    NCD - Macbook Pro

    The M1 Pro is insanely fast. You can run hundreds of tracks with effects on that thing. What a nice gift. Congratulations.
  13. Lou Ranko

    Plugins that get rid of Strat hum?

    How about an active DI box with a ground lift?
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    New Gibson model: the Theodore

    Looks like a high school project.
  15. Lou Ranko

    What are the main components of mastering?

    EQ, compression and reverb.
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