I jsut started playing ska and i wonder what effects people like Catch 22, and less than jake use for their sound. im looking more at the distortion types as opposed to amp modelling(which i think is useless and stupid, make as much fun of me as you want).
Not a great deal mate. Just make sure you have plenty of mids and a fair heft of treble, throw in a moderate amount of gain and usually a single coild guitar and you've got the majority of the tone right there.
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