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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 388
Posted By GaryBillington
I've seen Jet City recommended on 100s of threads...

I've seen Jet City recommended on 100s of threads here, none of them have ever mentioned any reliability issues.

I have one & it's never let me down.

Thomann have a good returns policy & provide...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 06:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 630
Posted By GaryBillington
Anytime I show interest in Gretsch guitars in a...

Anytime I show interest in Gretsch guitars in a shop, I get asked if I play in a rockabilly band.

Saw Depeche Mode in concert recently, one of their guys played a few of them.

Bo Diddley used one...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 05:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 388
Posted By GaryBillington
Definitely another +1 for the Jet City from...

Definitely another +1 for the Jet City from me.

And something I'm confused about: You say you won't buy from Thomann, but you're considering a Harley Benton cab. AFAIK Harley Benton is Thomann's...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 04:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 155
Posted By GaryBillington
If you do this, make sure you know EXACTLY how...

If you do this, make sure you know EXACTLY how much the import taxes are going to be.

Most of the time, it's cheaper to just buy what you want locally. Importing from the US may appear cheaper on...
Forum: Drums 08-30-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By GaryBillington
This. With my band there are two songs where I...

This.

With my band there are two songs where I play a solo at the end of a song which is improvised & can be a different length each time. When I feel I've played enough, I give a quick nod & he...
Forum: Recordings 08-29-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 119
Posted By GaryBillington
OK, well let me put it this way - some of the...

OK, well let me put it this way - some of the guys on here are pro's, and they fed into the sticky to come up with the recommendations.

EDIT - Luca, you still need to get those added to the sticky!!
Forum: Recordings 08-29-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 119
Posted By GaryBillington
So you've gone from this: To this: That's two...

So you've gone from this:

To this:

That's two very different levels of ambition.

What exactly are your aims/goals?
Forum: Recordings 08-29-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 119
Posted By GaryBillington
For this, you should use the gear recommended in...

For this, you should use the gear recommended in the sticky.
Forum: Site Suggestions 08-29-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By GaryBillington
Another +1 from me for keeping this feature. ...

Another +1 from me for keeping this feature. It's pretty much the only good thing about the profiles pages.

Unfortunately, experience tells me UG will remove it anyway and replace it with something...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-28-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 154
Posted By GaryBillington
^ Yeah, that's pretty much what I meant. ...

^ Yeah, that's pretty much what I meant. Basically saying it only matters on amps without the separate gain & volume controls.


All I know is my amp definitely sounds better when it's turned up a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-28-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 154
Posted By GaryBillington
This is bit of a myth dating back to when tube...

This is bit of a myth dating back to when tube amps didn't have master volume. Now they tend to have gain controls separate to the volume, it's less important. Sure, they still sound better when...
Forum: Recordings 08-28-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 129
Posted By GaryBillington
Yep, right section :) I can't help you though, I...

Yep, right section :)

I can't help you though, I always have several unfinished projects on the go, even though other days I'll do a whole song from start to finish in a day! :haha:
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-28-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 154
Posted By GaryBillington
I don't know the Orange, but I've never been a...

I don't know the Orange, but I've never been a fan of Blackstar. Other people may recommend them though.

If you just want something to practice with, a modelling amp could be the best solution for...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-28-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 294
Posted By GaryBillington
Yep :haha: Jet City is a good shout though,...

Yep :haha:

Jet City is a good shout though, excellent amps for the money & awesome sounding.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-28-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 294
Posted By GaryBillington
As he's in Australia, I believe there's a guy...

As he's in Australia, I believe there's a guy over there who makes amps out of JD boxes which have the Marshall crunch... :D
Forum: Recordings 08-28-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 375
Posted By GaryBillington
I guess this depends on your opinion of a decent...

I guess this depends on your opinion of a decent tone. Have to admit, I don't really like Blackstar amps so my statement on it was biased towards my own opinion, but who doesn't do that?

Either...
Forum: Recordings 08-27-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 67,176
Posted By GaryBillington
Will have a play with that tomorrow :cheers:

Will have a play with that tomorrow :cheers:
Forum: Recordings 08-27-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 375
Posted By GaryBillington
Ok, we'll just have to look forward until the...

Ok, we'll just have to look forward until the inevitable ban happens.
Forum: Recordings 08-27-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 375
Posted By GaryBillington
The Ht5r is an average practice amp at best. ...

The Ht5r is an average practice amp at best. It's good for practicing with, nothing more.

If you want to get the best recording, you can use amp sims that will give you a significantly better...
Forum: Recordings 08-27-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 67,176
Posted By GaryBillington
So you need to render it one song at a time, you...

So you need to render it one song at a time, you can't set multiple time selections & render all the songs at once?
Forum: Recordings 08-27-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 67,176
Posted By GaryBillington
Another Reaper question for you: I've got a load...

Another Reaper question for you:

I've got a load of .wav files from the mixing desk of a gig my band did recently. Been playing with them in Reaper & got them mixed somewhere close to listenable...
Forum: The Pit 08-27-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 838
Posted By GaryBillington
I've always ignored those file limits and never...

I've always ignored those file limits and never had a problem :shrug:

Seems to me this is typical UG. Remove something people want, and it will probably be replaced with something people dont want,...
Forum: Recordings 08-27-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 375
Posted By GaryBillington
+ several.

+ several.
Forum: The Pit 08-26-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 838
Posted By GaryBillington
I think this is a bad thing. I've used...

I think this is a bad thing.

I've used Reverbnation & SoundCloud in the past, but got way more listeners on UG. Never promoted any of them (other than the occasional C4C thread), but UG was...
Forum: The Pit 08-26-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 985
Posted By GaryBillington
http://www.poopsenders.com/order/

http://www.poopsenders.com/order/
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-25-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 140
Posted By GaryBillington
Budget? You can spend a lot of money on...

Budget? You can spend a lot of money on these.

If you're looking to go cheap though, I use the Artec Power Brick. It's been on my board for a couple of years now, gigged loads, and never let me...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-25-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By GaryBillington
Yes, what you are looking for is called an...

Yes, what you are looking for is called an interface.

There are lots of recommendations for them in the stickied threads over in the Recordings forum.
Forum: Recordings 08-25-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 375
Posted By GaryBillington
^ That. Its only worth mic'ing your amp once...

^ That.

Its only worth mic'ing your amp once you've got an amp worth micing. Till then, you're probably better off using amp sims.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-24-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By GaryBillington
^ Most of the Studios have the same type(s) of...

^ Most of the Studios have the same type(s) of pickups you get in the various Standard LPs, it's really just the finishing that's different.

Truth is, the only way to pick the right Gibson is to...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-24-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By GaryBillington
You'll need a mic for certain, then either a...

You'll need a mic for certain, then either a multitracker or an interface to hook up to your PC.

For recommendations, go to the recordings forum & read the sticky.
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