Matthew Bellamy with KPAs?

Discussion in 'Digital & Modeling Gear' started by bmi, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. Stef_herbuel

    Stef_herbuel Member

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    because you listening too much "guitar", not enough "music".

    his sound is perfect for his music


    maybe he should have taken lessons with you to make a good sound ? :hide :)
     
  2. JScaster

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    In some people perfect world everyone sounds like Mayer and Bonamassa.
     
  3. GM Arts

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    I think it demonstrates how much great music has been recorded by good musos with tones vastly inferior than what we can dial up instantly on our current gear. I'm always reminded of Steely Dan's Reelin' In the Years - possibly one of the worst individual guitar tones ever recorded, but fits perfectly with the track and makes it memorable (not just for guitar tone :)
     
  4. Stef_herbuel

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    what about this one



    angus's amp lol


    there are lot of exemples like this !
     
  5. mtmartin71

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    Bellamy has specifically talked about NOT wanting to sound like anyone else. He said if he plays a Strat through a Marshall that he ends up apeing those licks of Hendrix, etc. So, he purposely tries to use different guitars and technology (like a KAOS pad in his guitar) to do things not to sound like anyone else. I'm not surprised that he's embracing these kinds of technologies.
     
  6. Will Chen

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    Saw Muse open for U2 a few years back. Despite the sound being horrible at the venue (Cowboy's stadium) they put on a fantastic show and I knew they wouldn't be playing many more opening acts. As far as I'm concerned, the dude rocks and appears to be gear brand agnostic using whatever he can get his hands on to get the tones out of his head. I don't love all their music, but really respect the group as musicians willing to push the boundaries of the style of music guitar driven bands are capable of.

    To be brutally honest, its guys like him I would more expect to be using cutting edge gear. The fact many use top of the line modelers to do the tried and true is what boggles my mind.
     
  7. stratzrus

    stratzrus Philadelphia Jazz, Funk, and R&B Supporting Member

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    But which one is best? Isn't that all that really matters?
     
  8. jota

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    Last Muse's single has a guitar solo that always reminds me Brian May on the "I want to break free" solo!
    Am I the only one?
     
  9. JScaster

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    They have been heavily influenced by queen the last albums,their the first one to admit it(i read somewhere...).
     
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    I dig the tune, a lot, and I like how it reminds me of Brian May- but doesn't completely rip him. I've liked muse for a while now and am totally envious of Bellamy's ability to belt AND shred the way he does.
     
  11. jammybastard

    jammybastard "I'm losing my edge, but I was there..."

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    I thought of Queen as well.
    That's part of the reason I like MUSE so much.
    They aren't a one trick pony and they are carrying on that great British tradition of making great rock songs that are just a outside the norm but still have melody, great playing, etc...

    The funny thing is that after 10 years of being a fan I never expected them to become big in the USA.
    I just figured they were too nerdy, too proggy, too rock, too different.
    Looks like I was wrong.
    Last tour they headlined festivals and played arenas.
    This coming weekend they are the musical guest on SNL.
     
  12. joel98z

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    Rundown on Matt's rig from couple years ago..

     
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    Matt's rig from a couple years ago

     
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  14. Zelja

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    That's actually a great point which probably too many on TGP are guilty of, and not just in the modelling section.
     
  15. j.s.tonehound

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    I think Matt Bellamy must have an eye on this forum because he played Later Live with Jools Holland last night with a Marshall stack ;D Judging by the way the stack was positioned I kinda got the feeling he rocked up with his rack and someone else thought it might look like they were miming so they just dumped the big ol' stack in the background for show.

    Sounded awesome by the way!
     

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