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Thick and fat? Whats it mean really

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by cisspcism, May 30, 2008.

  1. cisspcism

    cisspcism Member

    May 6, 2008
    Downers Grove, IL
    I always though thick and fat tone was boosted mids and low mids and reduced treble to get a very warm sound.

    However I saw in another thread someone saying the soldano SLO 100 is thick, and I have one and its very bright with no low mids built in at all.

    so what is your definition of thick? defintition of fat? and then warm?

    I though they were the same kinda

    also list your amp and how you have EQ controls so we can visually see.

    I will go first

    Bogner xtc red channel
    excursion Loose
    Volume 11 oclock
    Gain noon
    treble 9 oclock
    mids 3 oclock
    bass noon
    presence one oclock
  2. Darth Tater

    Darth Tater Supporting Member

    Jul 6, 2006
    When I think 'thick' my old Soldano Decatone always comes to mind first. Of course the Emi Cannibus Rex speakers probably helped too.
  3. 6AM

    6AM Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2002
    Buffalo, NY
    The SLO with the Depth mod and KT66s can get thick. In it's natural state, it's pretty thin.
  4. Senor Forum

    Senor Forum Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 18, 2008
    Austin, Texas
    My Budda SD30 with my strat in the neck position = :banana:banana:banana
  5. bynt

    bynt Member

    May 18, 2006
    Flagstaff, Arizona
    The Beano record. That's thick and fat to me. Warm? I would say almost any real power tube distortion is pretty warm (that I've heard); 6l/v6's, kt66,el34/84. They all sound really different but I think there's a "warmth" in all of them when cranked. It's just really hard for me to describe the way something sounds with words. It's a needed evil but it's corrupt from the start.

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