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I Was Made For Lovin' You: Gear, Tone, & Tuning


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Both guitars use a Les Paul style guitar, but any guitar with a humbucker pickup in the bridge position will be suitable. The humbucker provides plenty of clarity and power, perfect for crunchy riffs and soaring leads.

As far as amps go, any cranked up Marshall style tube amp is a great choice. Turn the preamp gain up to 10 and set the EQ controls to around 50%. For Guitar 2, add an overdrive or distortion pedal to get more sustain for the licks and leads. Add some reverb to both guitars for depth.

We are tuned down one half step to Eb for this tutorial. This is also known as "slack" tuning:

TUNING: low to high Eb Ab Db Gb Bb Eb

Here are the amp and effect settings I used:

Marshall Plexi Model:
Drive: 100% Bass: 50% Mid: 55% Treb: 55% Presence: 55%
Overdrive Pedal (Guitar 2):
Gain: 80% Level: 100%
Spring Reverb:
WetDryMIX: 40%