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16 Sep The Metro Session: 2007 R8 Gibson Les Paul Standard “Chambered”

So much for vintage LPs! Chambered Les Pauls sound pretty good in my humble. This one here has nothing special, I just purchased it randomly.

I changed both pickups to TimBuckers though, and did ’50s wiring. Bridge is TonePros.

This is also the guitar that I used with Jaiminho Pagina collaboration here.

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16 Sep Introducing Metro Amps

Update as of Sep 16th 2010: George has provided internals images of my amp directly from his archive. If you wanted to peek into it, you’re served!

http://plexireplicas.com/amplifier-archives/Misc/5007/

A few months ago, I started researching for another Amplifier Head. Reason was, I wanted to go even higher in quality and a sort of back to my vintage Marshall Heads. But didn’t want to go into vintage again

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14 Sep The Metro Session: Technical specifications and some pictures

So, I’m launching today – as promised – my first test (I was testing myself, not the amp 😆 ) with this Metro (George Metropoulos Amplification).

We recorded – my ex-sound Engineer – Chris – and I – in the same place where I had recorded the AC/DC tone video.

Three microphones were used, a condenser Neumann U87 and two dynamic Shure SM57s, one on the front of the cab and one in the back (to capture more bass and the reverb of the room). (more…)

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14 Sep The Metro Session – Angus Young Signature

With this video I am starting to release a number of videos (around 10) from edited footage shot recently. This one features an Angus Young Signature played on this Metro (Metropoulos amplification) and on a vintage original 1969 Marshall 4×12 non slanted cabinet with original, vintage G12s in it.

Video will end at a given moment as camera died. But the sound was still recorded (separately) so it will play back.

Information about Metro Amps here: http://metroamp.com/

If you decide to contact Metro, please let them know you came from SoloDallas – aka Fil – I’d love to get some recognition for this and slowly transform this site into a small business.

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