Uploaded on Dec 24, 2009
This is my AC/DC style tone. Also great for a lot other rock bands. ie: The Angels, ZZ-Top, etc
The settings are pretty simple. To get an old school distortion on the boss, use the BD-2 distortion with its drive on 0, and then overdrive it with the compressor.
The chorus effect is my standard stereo settings. I use the same settings for just about all my tones, unless im double tracking a guitar part.
The trick to getting a big tone is setting the level of the OD/DS stage to just before it clips the modulation stage. What I do is, set the level on 5, which will clip the modulator (ie: you hear crackling) and then reduce the level until the crackling stops, which is somewhere between 4 and 5.
Reverb is a matter of taste. If you want a live sound, use hall. If you want that raw album sound, then use non. Simple really.
I recommend tone modify to be "presence" for old ACDC rock/blues, and "H-S" for that larger ACDC stadium tone.
Again, try both. Have fun, and if you like it, post a video.
Tone Modify: Type=Presence
Compressor: Sustain=10 Level=10
Overdrive: Type=BD-2 Drive=0 Bottom=10 Tone=10 Level=4.5
Modulation: Type=STCHORUS2 Rate=0 Depth=10 E.Level=10
Delay: Type=SpacePan Time=5 Feedback=0 E.Level=5
You can switch off the delay/reverb if you want or add more. It depends on if you prefer old ACDC or new ACDC.
The tone modify can also be set to "H-S" if you want a more modern rock tone. Try both settings.
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