#1
Ok so I was reading through the Ultimate Gear Sticky and I found this:

"Traynor YCV40/50 (2 channel with boost) (USA, C): get the 40 for American/Fender-y tones ( 6L6 tubes), or the 50 for more British tones (EL-34 valves). Has better overdrive than the Fenders (according to Jenny!)"

I sort of understand what it means by American/Fender-y tone but I had no idea what Britisih tone sounded like.

Could someone give me a quick depiction or even an example of each tone described above?

Thanks in advance.
#2
British tone = Beatles. Stuff like that.
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#3
British tone =/= Beatles.

British tone = Led Zeppelin, AC/DC (Australian as they may be), Cream, and other British classic rock bands.
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#4
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British tone = Beatles. Stuff like that.


Zuh?


British tone = Marshall tone
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#5
better to have two amps with each ones.
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Zuh?


British tone = Marshall tone

Well, you might as well add most amps made in England.

And the Beatles started to gain a more American tone.
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Marshall and Vox. Probably the two best examples of british tone

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#8
can't we define American Tone as some kind of bluesy sound?
like BB King or Stevie Ray Vaughan kind of clean but overdriven sound?
i think that explains it.
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#9
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Marshall and Vox. Probably the two best examples of british tone


Uh hmmm.....

ORANGE


British tone tends to have more mid range where as American is slightly bassier.
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#10
Clean..... Brit=Vox/Hiwatt........America=Fender. (But Brad Paisely uses Voxs to get ultra twangy Tele sounds)

Crunch........ Brit=Marshall/Hiwatt/Orange......... America=Low Gain Mesa ?? The California Sound i guess...

Ultra super hi-f*kin-gainzorz....... ....... damn, you can't tell the difference at this level of useless gain.......
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#11
Marshall & Vox - Brit tone
Mesa Boogie - more of american....
Fender- Tweed and american
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#12
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Yup, just play on an Orange and Marshall and and you'll hear that Dark, thick Bristish tone.

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#13
British tone= Marshalls, Oranges, Vox, Hiwatts and so on.
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#14
The Simplified meaning of British tone is A pronounced midrange
American Tone: Lack of mids
Thats a really really really simplified/generalized way to describe the sound
Fenders have scooped mids
Marshalls, Voxs have a Mid spike
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