jdsmodulus wrote:am I crazy but I dont see any rig in the pics. is there a way to zoom on the pics all I see is Jer and Mic
Capt Rosebuddy wrote:Personally the combination of the Bolt guitar and the new rig strategy I've always found Jerry's tone on those last few tours very thin, but some people liked it so what do I know.
SarnoMusicSolutions wrote:In reference to the comment that some people liked that tone he got during that period, I honestly didn't know anybody liked it at all. I thought it was pretty universal that it was by far and away the worst tone in Jerry's history. Just awful. All glass and crisp, no body or warmth, no dimension, just plain shitty, and for a guy who had previously created, in my opinion, about the most beautiful guitar tone in history. It made me very sad in '94 when it went that way. The Trio was far from pretty in the treble response compared to his Twin, and the lack of miking and going direct instead is just an audio sin of indescribable proportion. Since the late '60s Jerry played thru JBL's. It was a critical and central part of the tone. I'd be fascinated to meet a real human who actually thinks Jerry's tone improved with that rig in '94. To me it was a real tragedy.
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