Description: The traditional Strat tone – treble heavy with strong highs and light low – mids. Think 60/70′s rock. Channel Used: Overdrive without fx Gain 2: 6 Bass: 5 Contour: 7 Treble: 8 Volume: 8 Reverb Level: 2 Volume: Optional, < 7 preferred to avoid noise Notes: Bridge or bridge/mid pickup best
Description: Deep low and mid region, plenty of distortion and no treble in sight. Channel Used: Overdrive without fx Gain 2: 7 Bass: 9 Contour: 9 Treble: 3 Volume: 7 Reverb Level: 6 Volume: Optional – Low though, or else you’re going to give your ears a hard time!
Description: Makes chords a little more interesting, with light distortion added to a well-rounded tone. Channel Used: Overdrive without fx Gain 2: 3 Bass: 7 Contour: 8 Treble: 6 Volume: 4 Reverb Level: 7 Volume: Optional Notes: Neck pickup gives a bassy tinge, bridge gives a more tinny edge, whatever is suitable.
Description: Thick, driven bluesy tone Channel Used: Overdrive without fx Gain 2: 3 Bass: 7 Contour: 9 Treble: 7 Volume: 4 Reverb Level: 10 Volume: Optional, < 7 preferred Notes: Best used with neck pickups for stronger mid and bass.
Description: Driven, 70′s rock tone Channel Used: Overdrive without fx Gain 2: 8 Bass: 4 Contour: 8 Treble: 10 Volume: 9 Reverb Level: 4 Volume: Optional, < 5 preferred (For the sake of the neighbors!) Notes: Bridge or mid pickups best, humbuckers even better.
Browse Amp Settings
- Mesa Boogie
- Line 6
- Tech 21
Follow @ToneSettings on Twitter