Alex Lifeson Mark V Settings

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Alex Lifeson Mark V Settings

Post by MarkV » Wed Mar 19, 2014 2:00 pm

I saw that Alex Lifeson of Rush is now a Mark V user. I read that he always has the power tubes cranked. I tried the cranking the master on all of my channels and turning down the gain and LOVED the tone. On Channel 2, I was able to get more convincing Led Zeppelin I tones.

Does anyone know what Lifeson's settings are?

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Re: Alex Lifeson Mark V Settings

Post by Ytsejammer777 » Wed Mar 19, 2014 10:53 pm

Not sure of his settings, but as far as I know he only uses the Mark channel 1 for cleans.

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Re: Alex Lifeson Mark V Settings

Post by Zlofengir » Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:08 am

Hope this helps... http://youtu.be/cSvn2viYF0k
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Re: Alex Lifeson Mark V Settings

Post by Mrjason » Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:48 am

Alex Lifeson rig rundown. He is using the clean channel for his clean sounds.
Gain ,Master, Treble and Mids knobs at 1oclock. Presence and bass at 12 oclock.
Channel 1 switch to normal. 45 watts. EQ off
I tried these settings and it sounds good and clean and loud with the effects loop bypassed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSvn2viYF0k
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Re: Alex Lifeson Mark V Settings

Post by MarkV » Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:08 pm

Thanks!

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