Petrucci sounds on a TriAxis

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Petrucci sounds on a TriAxis

Post by Minoin » Sun Aug 09, 2009 9:33 am

Hey guys,

Though I've been reading this forum for some time, but I finally own my own killer Mesa rig; TriAxis with 2:90! I'm in heaven right now :lol:
Besides that, I'd like you TA-guys to share your vision about Petrucci-tones. I know he's not using any TriAxis except for LTE, but I'd love to come close to any "Misunderstood"/"Blind Faith"/"Count of Tuscani" sound.
So the Lead 2 Yellow is probably the way to go, but what to do with the rest?
Thanks in advance for any helpful replies.

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Re: Petrucci sounds on a TriAxis

Post by LTE » Sun Aug 09, 2009 2:44 pm

Didn't he use one on some of images and words? or atleast on the IAW tour?

Lead 2 yellow is probably for most of the rhythms and leads, but i guess he used the lead 1 red recto model for some rhythms
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Re: Petrucci sounds on a TriAxis

Post by nexus » Tue Aug 11, 2009 4:38 am

Here you go:
http://forum.grailtone.com/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=32699

Haven´t got my tone from there, but there is something to try if you don´t know how to start with those amps.
I got my tones with that V-shape eq (i use g-force eq with "petrucci" values from mark amps) and ears.
I think that Triaxis DV is not enough to get what i want, you don´t see values... but allways it´s over 6 for me, exept cleans.

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Re: Petrucci sounds on a TriAxis

Post by jaquetapus » Tue Sep 01, 2009 3:41 pm

Here's what I use to play Dream Theater stuff: [check out this thread http://forum.grailtone.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=26010]

Patch Name: MkIV Crunch
Submitted by: jaquetapus

Mesa Triaxis Version: v2 non-phat
Preamp Tubes: Stock Mesa
Power Amp: 2:Ninety
Power Amp Tubes: Mesa 6L6s
Guitar: Ibanez S470DXQM
Pickups: Stock Bridge
Cab: Traditional 4x12 and Recto 2x12
Speakers: Vintage 30s

Mode: Lead 2 Green
Gain: 8.0
Treble: 6.5
Mids: 4.5
Bass: 1.0
Lead 1: 0.0
Lead 2: 6.5
Master: 4.5
Presence: 2.0
Dynamic Voice: 3.0
Power Amp Voicings: Deep and Modern
Power Amp Settings: bedroom volume between 9-11 o'clock, Presence 10 o'clock

Notes: Tight Mark IV crunch for solid rhythm work. I don't use any effects on this patch.


Patch Name: MkIIc+ Lead
Submitted by: jaquetapus

Mesa Triaxis Version: v2 non-phat
Preamp Tubes: Stock Mesa
Power Amp: 2:Ninety
Power Amp Tubes: Mesa 6L6s
Guitar: Carvin DC200
Pickups: D-Sonic, bridge
Cab: Traditional 4x12 and Recto 2x12 [stacked and in stereo]
Speakers: Vintage 30s

Mode: Lead 2 Yellow
Gain: 9.0
Treble: 5.5
Mids: 7.0
Bass: 1.0
Lead 1: 0.0
Lead 2: 10
Master: 5.0
Presence: 3.0
Dynamic Voice: 1.0
Power Amp Voicings: Deep and Modern
Power Amp Settings: bedroom volume between 9-11 o'clock, Presence 10 o'clock

Notes: Smooth sustaining mid-voiced lead tone, good for legato kinda stuff. Kinda messy for faster runs. In my G-Major I use a 675ms dynamic delay with 10% feedback, 5ms L/R offset mixed at 12% and a big fat hall reverb at 17%. My attempt at an older Petrucci c+ tone. [hey, stop throwing rocks!]

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Re: Petrucci sounds on a TriAxis

Post by Minoin » Fri Sep 04, 2009 10:50 am

Thanks everyone for sharing the secrets 8) I'm gonna give it a try soon.
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Re: Petrucci sounds on a TriAxis

Post by Triaxstasy » Sun Aug 11, 2013 5:31 am

just cleaned up some stuff and found a printout of the "ominous" handwritten Petrucci Triaxis presets from 94/95....here´s a hi-res scan....
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Re: Petrucci sounds on a TriAxis

Post by silentbob » Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:22 pm

Triaxstasy wrote:just cleaned up some stuff and found a printout of the "ominous" handwritten Petrucci Triaxis presets from 94/95....here´s a hi-res scan....
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Just seeing this post, Andy Timmons gave me that sheet and told me that was what JP used on the triaxis for those tones. In fact, I just saw that page a couple months ago when I was cleaning up a big box of old paperwork.

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