Ambient guitar - can it be done well with only one amp/mono effects?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by guitarrhinoceros, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. guitarrhinoceros

    guitarrhinoceros Senior Member

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    I'm curious as all heck. I've found some real fab videos online of some ambient guitarists. All of them seem to be using stereo setups. Have any of you had success getting a great ambient sound from a mono setup?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Grizz_Lee

    Grizz_Lee Member

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    Yes. Definitely. I do at least.
     
  3. Mr.Woody

    Mr.Woody Supporting Member

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    Vol Pedal, Boss RV-3.......in that order. not sure if that's the direction you're wanting to head.....but that's what Hammock uses.......i think lol
     
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    Definitely. Check out the ambient thread(s) in the Effects forum. Almost all of those guys are using single amp setups, at least in the videos I've been watching.
     
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    A quiet amp with exceptional extension and a pretty flat but harmonically rich presentation should be a great platform. I think a good guitarist with a well tubed Twin Reverb and a couple of pedals could get everything needed.
     
  6. guitarrhinoceros

    guitarrhinoceros Senior Member

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    Thanks a lot for the advice people! I think you are right. I just wasn't sure how much of a part the stereo thing played.
     

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