Tight or Normal, Rhythm or Lead

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Tight / Normal

Ch 2 Normal
3
10%
Ch 2 Tight
4
13%
Ch 2 Rhythm
6
20%
Ch 2 Lead
2
7%
Ch 3 Normal
2
7%
Ch 3 Tight
5
17%
Ch 3 Rhythm
2
7%
Ch 3 Lead
6
20%
 
Total votes: 30

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Tight or Normal, Rhythm or Lead

Post by domct203 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:43 pm

Just curious how everyone is setting up their TC50/100 for Heavy And Modern Rock tones?

I currently have both channels in tight mode, Ch 2 primarily rhythm and Ch 3 primarily lead.
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Re: Tight or Normal, Rhythm or Lead

Post by mace » Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:50 am

I voted tight for both, but that was specific for the "modern heavy" stuff. I mostly use channel 2 in normal mode, and channel 3 I alternate, but tight mostly.
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Re: Tight or Normal, Rhythm or Lead

Post by jnoel64 » Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:45 am

I still wish the tight mode switch could be controlled via midi. To be able to switch back and forth with a simple tap of the foot would be awesome.
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Re: Tight or Normal, Rhythm or Lead

Post by domct203 » Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:02 pm

jnoel64 wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:45 am
I still wish the tight mode switch could be controlled via midi. To be able to switch back and forth with a simple tap of the foot would be awesome.
I agree. That would be awesome indeed.
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Re: Tight or Normal, Rhythm or Lead

Post by screamingdaisy » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:34 pm

Instead of setting the channels up for clean/crunch/lead I set them up like three single channel amps:

Channel 1 - Drive - Grandpa Rock / Overdriven Fender-ish
Channel 2 - Loose - Old Man Rock / JCM800-ish
Channel 3 - Loose - Young Man Rock / Mark-meets-Recto

I gain all three channels up and use my guitar’s volume to transition form clean to crunch to lead. If needed I have a Grid Slammer in my board that can kick any of the channels into a higher gear.

I can solo all three channels using the built in solo boost. I don’t always want more gain on my solos... most of the time I’m happy using the same sound and just want it to stand out more.
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Re: Tight or Normal, Rhythm or Lead

Post by MBConvert » Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:45 pm

I'm still exploring and so often surprised by the versatility of each channel. I've used CH3 for everything from clean to drop D metal. CH2 has been hint of crunch to metal. CH1 is currently edge of breakup.

The compression of CH3 lends itself to clean and lead to my ear. I want to like lose mode but always end up back on tight. CH3 for crunch is good but I prefer the less compressed crunch of CH2.
CH2 can do it all. The End. Like CH3, always end up in tight mode.
I haven't bonded with the CH1 high headroom cleans yet but am addicted to the dirty clean tones I get form it.

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