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Mark Tremonti tone

Post by alex1fly » Wed Oct 24, 2007 10:40 am

Has anyone dialed up something like his rhythm tone on Alter Bridge's first album? It's so huge! If I wasn't about to buy a backup amp I'd be buying his signature guitar!

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Post by vertigo_ » Wed Oct 24, 2007 10:43 am

I am currently playing using his sound setup from the youtube tremonti rig video. Some people might think the bass is waaay too much. But in reality is sounds very good and HUGE. try it out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_CUQXOf2p4
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Post by SneakyPete » Wed Oct 24, 2007 5:41 pm

I agree - even though you would think it sounds too bassy, it sounds great and still cuts through the mix of our band really well.

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Post by vertigo_ » Thu Oct 25, 2007 1:20 pm

I have to make another comment on this matter:

I tried the same tremonti settings with a sd jb pickup and emg 81(both the guitars were LP). The sound was too bassy with sd jb ..but was perfect(to my ears) with the emg 81. The prs tremonti bridge pickup is the hottest prs pickup. So that might be a factor, which actually tames the 10 BASS and makes it sound huge and nice.

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Post by vertigo_ » Thu Oct 25, 2007 1:26 pm

does anyone know what is the output of the prs tremonti bridge pickup?
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Post by alex1fly » Fri Oct 26, 2007 12:26 pm

vertigo_ wrote:does anyone know what is the output of the prs tremonti bridge pickup?
From what I've gathered, its basically PRS' copy of the Gibson 500t that he played with before the PRS deal. Not sure on those specs, just a high output ceramic humbucker :)

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Post by jtb226 » Fri Oct 26, 2007 1:24 pm

i posted this int he other tremonti thread a few days ago, but in that youtube video...does he have both the channel and master volumes cranked? is that safe for the amp? that has to be insanely loud.

i remember seeing a thread a little bit ago about someone who cranked a stiletto too much and blew it up. any word on the rectos?
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Post by SneakyPete » Fri Oct 26, 2007 1:51 pm

I wouldn't - even with an attenuator, that's a lot of juice going through the amp for extended periods of time.

I don't crank mine, but use his settings. For the record, I use a PRS singlecut with Tremonti bridge pickup, and a PRS singlecut trem ME with RP pickups - it sounds better on the singlecut, but part of that is how the ME is voiced.

I would try it without cranking it first - I like the sound and my band noticed a difference immediately in how "big" my sound was.

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Post by NJ-Nick » Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:46 pm

From PRS site

Tremonti Treble

Tremonti Treble Quantity in Basket: None
Code: ACC-3056
Price: $125.00



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The Tremonti Treble pickup is specifically wound to Mark's specifications with powerful custom magnets. This is the hottest, most aggressive pickup we currently offer.
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Post by TheRazMeister » Sat Oct 27, 2007 7:14 am

Come on dude...how can you take Tremonti seriously...he only uses 4 wah pedals??? what a loser, I have 9 on my rig....3 of them aren't even plugged in :D
vertigo_ wrote:I am currently playing using his sound setup from the youtube tremonti rig video. Some people might think the bass is waaay too much. But in reality is sounds very good and HUGE. try it out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_CUQXOf2p4
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Post by pjrake » Sat Oct 27, 2007 5:19 pm

NJ-Nick wrote:From PRS site

Tremonti Treble

Tremonti Treble Quantity in Basket: None
Code: ACC-3056
Price: $125.00



Quantity:

The Tremonti Treble pickup is specifically wound to Mark's specifications with powerful custom magnets. This is the hottest, most aggressive pickup we currently offer.
that's what i got on my les paul and it's loud!

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Post by steeldragonjovi » Sun Oct 28, 2007 2:11 pm

TheRazMeister wrote:Come on dude...how can you take Tremonti seriously...he only uses 4 wah pedals??? what a loser, I have 9 on my rig....3 of them aren't even plugged in :D
vertigo_ wrote:I am currently playing using his sound setup from the youtube tremonti rig video. Some people might think the bass is waaay too much. But in reality is sounds very good and HUGE. try it out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_CUQXOf2p4
I take him seriously because he's the man who is famous for writing music. He's also very good at it and has lots of money because of it.

I have also personally met him. He's a very genuine guy...not to say the same about you.

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Post by TheRazMeister » Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:56 pm

Are we a little touchy mr steeldragon??? I was only joking.....
and BTW - I wouldn't trade his fame or fortune for my 2 kids, wonderful wife and blessings I get from God every single day...
steeldragonjovi wrote:
TheRazMeister wrote:Come on dude...how can you take Tremonti seriously...he only uses 4 wah pedals??? what a loser, I have 9 on my rig....3 of them aren't even plugged in :D
vertigo_ wrote:I am currently playing using his sound setup from the youtube tremonti rig video. Some people might think the bass is waaay too much. But in reality is sounds very good and HUGE. try it out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_CUQXOf2p4
I take him seriously because he's the man who is famous for writing music. He's also very good at it and has lots of money because of it.

I have also personally met him. He's a very genuine guy...not to say the same about you.
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Post by jtb226 » Sun Oct 28, 2007 7:18 pm

i personally like him because the music he writes really strikes something with me. alter bridge is great, and tremonti is a great player to boot.
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Post by steeldragonjovi » Sun Oct 28, 2007 7:57 pm

TheRazMeister wrote:Are we a little touchy mr steeldragon??? I was only joking.....
and BTW - I wouldn't trade his fame or fortune for my 2 kids, wonderful wife and blessings I get from God every single day...
steeldragonjovi wrote:
TheRazMeister wrote:Come on dude...how can you take Tremonti seriously...he only uses 4 wah pedals??? what a loser, I have 9 on my rig....3 of them aren't even plugged in :D
I take him seriously because he's the man who is famous for writing music. He's also very good at it and has lots of money because of it.

I have also personally met him. He's a very genuine guy...not to say the same about you.
Well, I suppose that's a fair trade off.


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