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23 Sep So, “Luna” (Moon) comes to the world

Been pretty silent these last days, but now I can tell you why. Not that you should care by the smallest bit: I always tend to be silent about inner family matters, but this can be a “light” subject, too.

She came to light “at home”, yes, we chose the older (but with “new” awareness) style of giving birth: in the water, at home.

We already love her so much. I chose to be there too, and I cut personally the “live wire” (forget if it’s called that way in English?) and she is as healthy as can be.

Let us introduce to you our second child, Luna.

Love,

Fil :)

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18 Sep The Metro Session: Marshall 1987XL Bray-Modded and “The Husk”

Intermission: Marshall playing now.

More on this guitar: “The Husk

Note: should anyone being interested in why during playing I’ll go the amp and change a setting, reason was, I had left presence to 10. I put it back to 0 and reverted playing. Later on, I’ll go back to the amp and re-set presence at 10 for woman tone.

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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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