What exactly are we hearing on your solo album?
We used my Gretsch guitars, plus a lot of [producer] Keith Nelson’s vintage Teles and Gibsons. There was a Rickenbacker 12-string on a few tracks too. They were fed through some Bogners and Marshall JCM800s. It was all old valve amps and vintage guitars. There were no plug-ins or any crap like that. I don’t care what people say, they’re okay for demos, but when you’re making a record digital stuff is a big no-no for me. And I don’t really use much in terms of effects. If you’ve got a great sound, you’ve got a great sound. Keep it that way!
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