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13 Nov David Allen Pickups Developing A New Pickup In Collaboration With SoloDallas (Updated With Allen’s Prototype I, Metro JTM50)

Recording The Rock N Roll Relics "Angus Model" With A David Allen P51 on a number of amplifiers

Recording The Rock N Roll Relics “Angus Model” With A David Allen P51 on a number of amplifiers

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Well, I’m happy to be able to officially announce that Mr. David Allen, me & myself (Solo & Dallas) are working actively together to bring you a new pickup to sound… as it should.

G93R1208

Microphone Types & Placement: Left, Shure SM57; Right, original 1960s Sennheiser MD421. These microphones are a “classic couple” for Rock & Classic Rock. This is the combination used to record – for example – Highway To Hell.

For what? Well, typically – knowing me – for Rock ‘n’ Roll. And moreso, it’s supposed to be one of those you can stick or shove into an SG of any kind and make her sound… good. Good reminiscent of what you know. Idea came months ago to friend Billy Rowe of Rock N Roll Relics, that put David Allen and myself in touch to work on this. At the time, the main objective was to choose two pickups for the Angus Model (Rock N Roll Relics “Angus Model”). Billy had chosen one from David Allen’s great line of pickups called the P51, which replicates a 1959 Gibson (the Gibson of those times) PAF.

One of our Plexi prototypes - companding 100%, Boost circa 60&

One of our Plexi prototypes – companding 100%, Boost circa 60&

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"Whole Lotta Rosie" sound chain

01 Nov So What’s the Schaffer Replica™ Going To Sound Like On Guitar Rig, You Say?

Not bad at all, I’d say.

But you tell me.

 

(generic Jump head settings, nothing else, standard settings)

 

Gibson Angus Young Signature, #37 of 50; Seymour Dancan Pearly Gates (modified for AYS)

Rock N’ Roll Relics “Angus Model”, David Allen Prototype t-top

1966 Gibson SG Standard, t-top

 

Please note: no whatsoever processing done; recorded on Apple portable computer shown in picture and uploaded onsite.

 

 

G93R1556

 

 

 

 

And please do tell us in the comments!

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