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Special Edition DVD - A discussion of the basics of...

The Tone Chain

Learn rock classics the fun way!

This DVD is a slight departure from the VGL series which normally deals with teaching rhythm and lead lines to some of the worlds greatest classic rock tunes.  This DVD does not teach any songs or licks! It is a preliminary discussion about the basics of classic guitar tone and the things that go into getting great classic rock tones.  Most of the ideas presented are objective general knowledge but some parts of the topic are very subjective so when dealing with TONE one must keep in mind that there is no 1 'right' way.  The opinions expressed are soley that of the instructor and as always - your mileage may vary. :)  If you

GUITAR TONE DVD:  This DVD is mainly divided into 2 categories: A Discussion/Information/Lecture part and demo sections covering examples of several tube amps and the sound patch creation software used in the GNX4 modeling systems.  This DVD does not go into all the various stomp boxes and outboard effects that can be used to color and shape guitar tone, (although some basic overdrive and delay pedals are discussed with regard to effects loops.)  This DVD deals with the main parts of the 'core' of great guitar tone and 'the tone chain' from the player, guitar (makes/pickup type/etc), and amplification systems (digital modeling vs tube amps).   The sections on the DVD are as follows:

Songs / Lessons on this DVD: 

Intro - Elec. Guitar Tone (1:53)
The Tone Chain
- pt.1 Guitars (8:40)
The Tone Chain
- pt.2 Amps (5:15)
Tube Amps
pt.1 HIGAIN (10:15)
Tube Amps
pt.2 VINTAGE (3:05)
Tube Amps Custom
- AC30/4 (41:54)
Tube Amps Boutique FUCHS (15:15)
Digital Modeling - GNX4

(approx 2+ hours of info & demos)

This DVD contains video of instructional material demonstrating how to play these songs and is intended for purchasers private use for learning purposes.   Exclusive distribution rights belong to AJ Multimedia, not for resale.  *No original artists endorse or appear anywhere in this series of instructional DVD's. 

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Classic Electric Guitar Tones