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#1
Hey guys!!! This is my first post. I've been dreaming of buying a guitar and learning to play for years. I'm a huge Interpol fan and I want to reproduce Daniel Kessler's sound. I plan to buy a sunburst Epiphone Casino. Even if I totally fail at guitar I'll still have a piece of art to hang on my wall. But hopefully I'll do alright.

My question is, can I skimp on the amp and buy something inexpensive, but still reproduce an Interpol-type sound? As a complete noob, I'm not even sure my ears could hear the difference between cheap amps and good amps. I'm hoping to buy something simple to learn on, and then if I really enjoy it, splurging later on a great amp. I have absolutely no aspirations of success, haha, I don't ever want to play outside my house or in front of people. Honestly, I've never held a guitar in my life - this is just something I've dreamed about doing and something I have to try before I die, haha!

Thanks for setting me straight!
#2
Welcome to UG! Lotsa helpful seasoned pro's on this site (not me, I'm an ass). But I can say, imo, its good to start out with a modeling amp simply to see which direction, tonewise, your headed before plunking down a ton of money on a nicer, but more specific amp.
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#3
Thanks for writing back! I found a Line 6 Spyder 4 Modeling Amp, would that be a good choice? The only other suggestion I've had on another forum is a Fender Frontman. I truly don't know the first thing. I'm guessing I'll be happy with just about anything
#4
The Spider is one of the worst modeling amps on the market. I am not familiar with that guitarist so I'll let others recommend a better one - but no, don't buy a Spider 4. The Frontman is even worse. Don't touch either of them.
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#5
Quote by Cathbard
The Spider is one of the worst modeling amps on the market. I am not familiar with that guitarist so I'll let others recommend a better one - but no, don't buy a Spider 4. The Frontman is even worse. Don't touch either of them.


Thanks for the honesty. Awesome! What about the Fender Mustang 1 v2, it's $120 new.
#6
They're ok, but again, I don't know what you are actually trying to achieve. The Mustang and the Vox Valvetronix are good for lower gain tones; if it's higher gain you are after, then Peavey Vyper is the way to go.
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#7
Go to this song, and fast forward to 27 seconds in, that's the exact sound that I love. I play this song on repeat full blast when no one is home. I could go on and on about what this band means to me, but I'll spare you guys.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fSnVpuADeo

Daniel Kessler used to play an old Epiphone Casino (I think 1967) but it was stolen. He now plays an mid 60's Gibson ES-330 on a 1965 Gibson Twin Reverb Amp.
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#8
Quote by Cathbard
They're ok, but again, I don't know what you are actually trying to achieve. The Mustang and the Vox Valvetronix are good for lower gain tones; if it's higher gain you are after, then Peavey Vyper is the way to go.


Here's a link, you can hear the sound I love at 26-27 seconds into the song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fSnVpuADeo

Thanks again!!!
#9
The Mustang is ok, I have a friend that has one. I'm not a big fan of it, my ears much prefer the Vox Valvetronix line of modeling amps. I see used Vox ad30vts all the time for bout $80 to $120.

A lot of people really like the Peavey Vipers and Roland Cubes too. You can't really go wrong with any of those 4 (vt, viper, cube, Mustang).

If you've got a lil more money I think the tube viper and the Fender Super Champ are a notch or two above the others.


Ps. If your looking at hollowbodies, check out The Epi es339/Dot. I think the budget Dots go for $3-400 new. I recently picked up an es339 Ultra and its an excellent guitar. I'm not a fan of Epi electrics but this one blew me away. The ultra has a "nanomag" pup for an acoustic tone along with the regular humbuckers, 2 jacks (play acoustic through one amp, crunchy electric on another at the same time). Its also got a usb jack. The Ultra is a lil pricier than the regular Dot but even the lower budget Dot is a decent guitar for the price.
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Quote by snaphappy
Here's a link, you can hear the sound I love at 26-27 seconds into the song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fSnVpuADeo

Thanks again!!!
That sounds like a Fender Twin. The Mustang will do a decent job of that but then so would a Valvetronix and a Roland Cube. I'd probably go for the Cube tbh.
Just go for one of the above with a 12" speaker. Stay away from the smaller ones and you'd be happy with any of those three.
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#11
Quote by Cathbard
That sounds like a Fender Twin. The Mustang will do a decent job of that but then so would a Valvetronix and a Roland Cube. I'd probably go for the Cube tbh.
Just go for one of the above with a 12" speaker. Stay away from the smaller ones and you'd be happy with any of those three.


Awesome, thanks so much!!!
#12
Holy crap guys, my wife just surprised me, she bought me the Casino, holy moly!!!!
#13
Quote by Cathbard
That sounds like a Fender Twin. The Mustang will do a decent job of that but then so would a Valvetronix and a Roland Cube. I'd probably go for the Cube tbh.
Just go for one of the above with a 12" speaker. Stay away from the smaller ones and you'd be happy with any of those three.


Looking at specific models, I found the $200 Fender Mustang II, it's a 12"

The only Roland Cube I've found that's 12" is $400. It's the 80GX. Am I missing one?

The 12" Valvetronix is also around $400 the, VT80.

As a beginner I definitely don't want to spend $400 just yet
#14
I paid $400 for my first amp in 1981. $400 was worth a lot more back then, way more.

The Mustang will do the job ok if it's all you can afford. You could look for a used Cube 80. Roland shit lasts forever, it's a pretty safe bet.
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Marshall 1960A
Boss GT-100


Cathbard Amplification
My band
#15
Quote by snaphappy
Looking at specific models, I found the $200 Fender Mustang II, it's a 12"

The only Roland Cube I've found that's 12" is $400. It's the 80GX. Am I missing one?

The 12" Valvetronix is also around $400 the, VT80.

As a beginner I definitely don't want to spend $400 just yet

The 12" speaker thing is subjective. Not to say its not generally ideal, but at this point your ears couldn't tell the difference. And beside that, some of us don't have a problem with a 10" speaker in a practice amp. I've owned a few vt's including the 30 with the 10" speaker and the 2x12. Regardless of the situation I would take the vt30 over the 2x12. Neither keep up with a full band situation but the 30 sounds better, especially at modest volume. If you're just playing for your wife at home, there's no need for speaker size to be a dealbreaker.


BTW, not knocking the previous advice at all, its good advice. But for the same reasons spending $400 isn't necessary, neiither is a 12" speaker. (Though it is ideal).

If you're in the US, Craigslist is a great place to buy used gear at sometimes crackhead prices (literally, haha)

And Happy New Guitar Day!
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Quote by lucky1978
The 12" speaker thing is subjective. Not to say its not generally ideal, but at this point your ears couldn't tell the difference. And beside that, some of us don't have a problem with a 10" speaker in a practice amp. I've owned a few vt's including the 30 with the 10" speaker and the 2x12. Regardless of the situation I would take the vt30 over the 2x12. Neither keep up with a full band situation but the 30 sounds better, especially at modest volume. If you're just playing for your wife at home, there's no need for speaker size to be a dealbreaker.


BTW, not knocking the previous advice at all, its good advice. But for the same reasons spending $400 isn't necessary, neiither is a 12" speaker. (Though it is ideal).

If you're in the US, Craigslist is a great place to buy used gear at sometimes crackhead prices (literally, haha)

And Happy New Guitar Day!


So I have a client who's a professional guitarist for the Grammy nominated Christian rock band Leeland. He mentioned casually on instagram that I will regret it if I don't buy a tube amp.

Before he chimed in, I had it narrowed down to the Vox VT20+ and the Fender Mustang II. Both in my price range.

Any suggestions on a tube amp that sounds like a Fender Twin Reverb, that cost $200 or less? Or just stick with the modeling amp like you guys suggested?
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Quote by snaphappy
So I have a client who's a professional guitarist for the Grammy nominated Christian rock band Leeland. He mentioned casually on instagram that I will regret it if I don't buy a tube amp.

Before he chimed in, I had it narrowed down to the Vox VT20+ and the Fender Mustang II. Both in my price range.

Any suggestions on a tube amp that sounds like a Fender Twin Reverb, that cost $200 or less? Or just stick with the modeling amp like you guys suggested?


The smaller Bugera's I guess, is the only thing I can think of, by Fender Twin I'm assuming you mean very Clean. I don't know much about Fender's though.

Cathbard will probably come in and clean up my mess as he usually does around these parts.
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#18
PS - Saw my Casino on FaceTime today, found one in flawless condition for $325. My wife found it first and was secretly arranging to purchase it as a surprise, then later that night, I found the same one and was about to call the guy when she told me she had already purchased it, haha!!!

In other news, I bought RockSmith, is that lame? I have a friend who's progressing fairly well with the game, and never held a guitar prior, sounds fun at the very least. Any other guitar Apps or anything like that you guys suggest?
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#20
I think the the Crate V series is suppose to be somewhat fenderish but...since you don't have to buy the guitar now...why not get a Blues Jr/Hot Rod Deluxe/Twin? You'd be looking at around $250/$400/$6-700 used.
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#21
Quote by lucky1978
I think the the Crate V series is suppose to be somewhat fenderish but...since you don't have to buy the guitar now...why not get a Blues Jr/Hot Rod Deluxe/Twin? You'd be looking at around $250/$400/$6-700 used.


I think I'm going to stick with the modeling amp idea, and maybe upgrade later. I still don't know if I'm going to fail at this!!

What about the guitar cable? Does that need to be anything fancy?
#22
Its good to spend a few extra $ on cables with a lifetime warranty. Brands like Livewire and monster have warranties that allow you to return a defective cable for a new one anywhere they're sold and without a receipt.
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#23
The Vox, Mustang, and any Roland Cube will be a good choice for a first amp. All are pretty musical sounding so try them and pick the one you like. When you are ready to gig, go for a tube amp. A Fender Super Champ X2 does Fender Blackface Twin great but it's $400.

It seems there are 3 levels of cable quality these days:

*Bargain basement, loss leader, practically free- Avoid

*Medium price, generic, working musician quality- I most often get these

*High price, fancy marketing, gold ends, low oxygen, lifetime warranty- Too $$$ precious for me.
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"Anybody can play. The note is only 20 percent. The attitude of the motherfucker who plays it is 80 percent." -- Miles Davis

Guthrie on tone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmohdG9lLqY
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#24
Ok, thanks guys, I'm going to spend some time researching the Vox VT20 and the Fender Mustang II and I'll check back in a week or so when everything is here!!

For now, thanks so so much for writing back and helping me out!! I'm really hoping this is exactly the hobby I need in my life, since I work sooooooo much! Thanks again!!! Really appreciate it!
#25
Quote by snaphappy
Go to this song, and fast forward to 27 seconds in, that's the exact sound that I love. I play this song on repeat full blast when no one is home. I could go on and on about what this band means to me, but I'll spare you guys.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fSnVpuADeo

Daniel Kessler used to play an old Epiphone Casino (I think 1967) but it was stolen. He now plays an mid 60's Gibson ES-330 on a 1965 Gibson Twin Reverb Amp.


I would recommend a Vox VT for that tone, one with a 12" speaker. I think the 80 is the smallest one, unfortunately.

Quote by snaphappy
So I have a client who's a professional guitarist for the Grammy nominated Christian rock band Leeland. He mentioned casually on instagram that I will regret it if I don't buy a tube amp.

Before he chimed in, I had it narrowed down to the Vox VT20+ and the Fender Mustang II. Both in my price range.

Any suggestions on a tube amp that sounds like a Fender Twin Reverb, that cost $200 or less? Or just stick with the modeling amp like you guys suggested?


You don't need a tube amp for a first amp. I even think that a tube amp would be detrimental to your learning and growth, as you wouldn't be exposed to different types of sounds and effects.

Out of those two, I'd definitely get the Mustang II. The thing I don't like about the Mustang is that it doesn't have a Mid knob. You can edit the mid, but it's kind of convoluted. Just google it.

If it has to be a $200 new cap, I suggest getting the Peavey Vypyr VIP-2 over the Mustang. It's more dynamic and sounds more organic to me than the Mustang. It's also a bass amp and an acoustic amp, so it's good to have period as something to have around the house, even when you upgrade.
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#26
Quote by Offworld92
I would recommend a Vox VT for that tone, one with a 12" speaker. I think the 80 is the smallest one, unfortunately.


You don't need a tube amp for a first amp. I even think that a tube amp would be detrimental to your learning and growth, as you wouldn't be exposed to different types of sounds and effects.

Out of those two, I'd definitely get the Mustang II. The thing I don't like about the Mustang is that it doesn't have a Mid knob. You can edit the mid, but it's kind of convoluted. Just google it.

If it has to be a $200 new cap, I suggest getting the Peavey Vypyr VIP-2 over the Mustang. It's more dynamic and sounds more organic to me than the Mustang. It's also a bass amp and an acoustic amp, so it's good to have period as something to have around the house, even when you upgrade.


Sweetwater has a VT80 for $350, found one nearby used for $300. You really think a noob will appreciate it that much more than a Fender Mustang II? It's an extra $100. If I knew for sure I was going to succeed I would definitely spend the extra money...but as a noob, I don't want to get carried away. But I really trust you guys! If I fail, I bet I won't struggle to resale the VT80 for $300
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No, it is definitely not $100 or $150 better than the Mustang or Vypyr VIP. If they were the same price I would prefer the VT, but not at that premium, no way.
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Ibanez S420
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Ibanez RG520
Peavey Predator USA
Douglas Grendel 725
Line 6 Pod HD500X
#28
Ok awesome! Right now guitars and amps kind of remind of wine. I gave fancy wine a try a few years ago, bought all different kinds. My palette was not sophisticated, haha. It all tasted the same to me.

So I'm totally fine with starting simple. Once I learn to play, maybe I'll have a good ear and lust after a different amp. But maybe not. Just trying to be realistic.

Thanks again for the guidance!!! Appreciate it so much! This band, Interpol, has been like therapy in my personal for 10 years, so it's going to be amazing to learn to play their sound.
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Quote by snaphappy
One last question, is this cable alright? I just like the tweed to go with the Vintage Sunburst.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0010CAEFS/ref=gno_cart_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A288K1LN6Q00EF


I'd gig with it.
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"Anybody can play. The note is only 20 percent. The attitude of the motherfucker who plays it is 80 percent." -- Miles Davis

Guthrie on tone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmohdG9lLqY
#31
I dig the tweed too. Keep in mind though, if you're just playing at home, the length of the cable. Its good to overestimate just to be sure but too much cable or to short cable can be annoying. Too much cable can get tangled very easily.
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#32
Quote by lucky1978
Its good to spend a few extra $ on cables with a lifetime warranty. Brands like Livewire and monster have warranties that allow you to return a defective cable for a new one anywhere they're sold and without a receipt.


if i were you and if you weren't in the US, i would look into the warranty to see where it covers. if you are in the US, no problem. they test it see it doesn't work and hand you a brand new one in new packaging and you will walk out of the door in less than 10 minutes. i have done it in multiple stores having never buying from one of the stores (i am referring to monster only so live wire may be different).
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#33
Same here. Years ago I bought a Monster cable and had to exchange every few months 4or 5 times. The last time I took the same cable (purchase) in I asked the guy if I could just have a different brand. He gave me a Livewire cable that I still have.
Though I should mention Monster has changed the design on their cables and I currently have a different Livewire cable that needs exchanged.

Livewire cables aren't all that expensive either. Not saying there's anything wrong with the cable you linked, I'd guess it'll serve you well, just bsing bout guitar gear. But companies with all inclusive lifetime warranties generally put more effort into making the product right.
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#34
Quote by lucky1978
Same here. Years ago I bought a Monster cable and had to exchange every few months 4or 5 times. The last time I took the same cable (purchase) in I asked the guy if I could just have a different brand. He gave me a Livewire cable that I still have.
Though I should mention Monster has changed the design on their cables and I currently have a different Livewire cable that needs exchanged.

Livewire cables aren't all that expensive either. Not saying there's anything wrong with the cable you linked, I'd guess it'll serve you well, just bsing bout guitar gear. But companies with all inclusive lifetime warranties generally put more effort into making the product right.


one nice thing (or maybe not) the ends are filled with resin around the wires, so wires don't break. bad because you can't fix them, but you don't have to worry as much you get a new one.

i haven't tried live wire other than some cables for my synth to speaker cables.
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#35
Quote by snaphappy
In other news, I bought RockSmith, is that lame?


Nope. I've been playing guitar for years and I enjoy me some Rocksmith. If it works for you, go for it.

And congratulations on the Casino! I have one and although it's not my main axe, I enjoy it very much.
#36
Quote by snaphappy
So I have a client who's a professional guitarist for the Grammy nominated Christian rock band Leeland. He mentioned casually on instagram that I will regret it if I don't buy a tube amp.

Before he chimed in, I had it narrowed down to the Vox VT20+ and the Fender Mustang II. Both in my price range.

Any suggestions on a tube amp that sounds like a Fender Twin Reverb, that cost $200 or less? Or just stick with the modeling amp like you guys suggested?


it's up to you

if that's the only sound you want, a fender champion 600, pro junior or vht special 6 will do that type of tone... sort of... ish. maybe closer than a modelling amp, maybe not. but it will be tube, and will react like a tube amp. will be a lot less versatile than a modeller and if you want distortion at low volumes you'll need to buy a pedal or two (which can get expensive quickly).

so it's really up to you.
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#37
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it's up to you

if that's the only sound you want, a fender champion 600, pro junior or vht special 6 will do that type of tone... sort of... ish. maybe closer than a modelling amp, maybe not. but it will be tube, and will react like a tube amp. will be a lot less versatile than a modeller and if you want distortion at low volumes you'll need to buy a pedal or two (which can get expensive quickly).

so it's really up to you.


I found a Hot Rod Series Fender Pro Junior III 15w 1x10 for $370

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/cart?_requestid=4469969

Is it worth the extra $170 over the Mustang II 1x12? What do you guys think? I have a week before the guitar is here, so amp shopping is no problem.
#38
You should probably go check out the Pro Jr, Mustang, and Super Champ X2. All three are useful, viable amps that do different things well. All three will deliver Fender Blackface Twin tone and some will be more authentic than others.

The Pro Jr is all tube with only volume and tone controls. No bells and whistles at all but a very good heart. They are often used for recording and sound very good. It is gig quality but you will need to add all your effects with pedals.

The Super Champ X2 is a hybrid with modeled amp voices, useful effects and tube output. They are not all tube but sound very good and are also often used for recording. This is my practice/grab-n-go amp and I like it a lot. It will never replace my $1200 Mesa though.
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/amplifiers-effects/fender-super-champ-x2-15w-1x10-tube-guitar-combo-amp

The Mustang has lots of bells and whistles, the most extensive modelling choices with full digital menus but the least interesting output tone IMO. There are a ton of possibilities in here but something is missing tone wise for me. As a first amp it might be a great choice though.
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/amplifiers-effects/fender-mustang-ii-v.2-40w-1x12-guitar-combo-amp
"Your sound is in your hands as much as anything. It's the way you pick, and the way you hold the guitar, more than it is the amp or the guitar you use." -- Stevie Ray Vaughan

"Anybody can play. The note is only 20 percent. The attitude of the motherfucker who plays it is 80 percent." -- Miles Davis

Guthrie on tone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmohdG9lLqY
Last edited by Cajundaddy at Jun 6, 2014,
#39
If you go used, you could get a Blues Jr for less than $370. I've seen HRDs go for $400 used.
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#40
I'm going to buy the Mustang right now, haha. Learn to play. Once I know something, anything, I'll be able to go down to Guitar Center and try amps, and by that time, maybe I'll actually be able to appreciate the sound of a tube amp. Should be a revelation after playing a modeling amp for a few months!

I'll tell you what though, I really what a tweed colored amp. Those are freakin' sexy!!! Match my vintage sunburst so well. I want to learn some Jonny Cash stuff - the really old stuff - I want to hear it coming out of a tweed amp!
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