Go Back   UG Community @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com > Music > Musician Talk
User Name  
Password
Search:

Reply
Old 10-29-2012, 11:38 PM   #1
lemmyisgod97
Banned
 
lemmyisgod97's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Starting Mini-Iran
Brian Robertson/Thin Lizzy sound ?

Does anyone know what amp/ amp settings/ effects he used in Thin Lizzy. I am looking for this "Tight" kind of overdriven sound.
lemmyisgod97 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2012, 01:06 AM   #2
Miyagi84
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
don't know his exact setup, but to get that really great crunchy-yet warm sound, your going to need to get a gibson les paul and a marshall amplifier... I'm not saying you can't get that sound without those things, but I think that's the simplest answer to give you that will make you sound like him/ Scott Gorham/ Gary Moore type of sound.

Your going to have to experiment with the amps to get the sound you want, but Marshalls are very warm but they've got a bite to them... LP's are very warm and thick sounding but you don't need a LP. If your on a budget, look at Vintage Guitar company they make an incredible LP knockoff for the price.

All of those guys in thin lizzy were straight-up 70's rockers, very little frills, Robertson liked to use wah pedals alot, but I think he ran his guitar right through to the amplifier besides the wah and maybe a delay pedal.

Best of luck hope that helped! Picking amps and getting a tone you like is totally subjective, when you find an amp you like (as well as a guitar that YOU HAVE PLAYED through the amp preferably) go from there. I don't want to tell you which amp to pickup for the reason above.
Miyagi84 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2012, 07:09 AM   #3
beer bear
UG's Hermit
 
beer bear's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Lahti, Finland
Like the others said, Gibson Les paul through a marshall. Also have your wah pedal cocked at about 3/4 off the way. You can really hear the wah on stuff like massacre.
beer bear is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:59 PM.

Forum Archives / About / Terms of Use / Advertise / Contact / Ultimate-Guitar.Com © 2014
Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.