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Just Nick: Hudson Electronics Broadcast Pre-Amp OD

Hudson Electronics:  https://hudsonelectronicsuk.com/

This class A transformer coupled germanium preamp is based on some of the most sought after console preamps of the 60’s. It can function as a tone sweetener and clean boost but it does so much more! An incredibly responsive, dynamic low to medium gain OD that sounds amazing into a clean or overdriving amp.

“Just Nick” Jaffe is a musician, recording engineer, teacher and editor.   In addition to being a member of several bands and sharing stages with some well known names in the industry, he’s also made a name for himself with his incredible video gear demos and lessons.  Nick was based for many years in Chicago and is now based in Saint Paul, MN.

You can find JustNick’s gear demos and unique play-along lesson videos at youtube.com/justnickmusic. You can support his lessons (so he can make lots more) at patreon.com/justnick

Just Nick: SolidGoldFx Funk Lite Envelope Filter

A compact version of the Funkzilla, this is a highly user-friendly envelope filter for funk or any style. The control ranges preclude a harsh or overly spiky top end and the Attack control allows easy adjustment for a wide range of pickups.

SolidGoldFX:  http://www.solidgoldfx.com/

“Just Nick” Jaffe is a musician, recording engineer, teacher and editor.   In addition to being a member of several bands and sharing stages with some well known names in the industry, he’s also made a name for himself with his incredible video gear demos and lessons.  Nick was based for many years in Chicago and is now based in Saint Paul, MN.

You can find JustNick’s gear demos and unique play-along lesson videos at youtube.com/justnickmusic. You can support his lessons (so he can make lots more) at patreon.com/justnick

 

How to Stack Dirt Pedals on a Guitar Pedal Board

In this video we’ll look at two different ways to arrange and combine a fuzz, distortion and overdrive to get tones that work well independently and together in live and studio mixes.

Like these lessons? You can support by…downloading the backing tracks at justnickguitar.bandcamp.com….PayPal donation at http://.paypal.me/justnickjaffe…pledge support at http://Patreon.com/justnick …Or download original music at http://nickjaffe.bandcamp.com

“Just Nick” Jaffe is a musician, recording engineer, teacher and editor.   In addition to being a member of several bands and sharing stages with some well known names in the industry, he’s also made a name for himself with his incredible video gear demos and lessons.  Nick was based for many years in Chicago and is now based in Saint Paul, MN.

You can find JustNick’s gear demos and unique play-along lesson videos at youtube.com/justnickmusic. You can support his lessons (so he can make lots more) at patreon.com/justnick

Lead Guitar Workout: Mixing Pentatonic Minor and Dorian

Like these lessons? You can support by…downloading the backing tracks at justnickguitar.bandcamp.com….PayPal donation athttp://paypal.me/justnickjaffe Pledge support at http://Patreon.com/justnick …Or download original music at http://nickjaffe.bandcamp.com. THANK YOU!!!

In this vid we’ll work on three things at once: expanding our lead lines beyond pentatonic scales; moving smoothly between lead and chords; and breaking out of box patterns on the neck. Even if you are a beginner you can play along by just playing a few notes or the chord.

“Just Nick” Jaffe is a musician, recording engineer, teacher and editor.   In addition to being a member of several bands and sharing stages with some well known names in the industry, he’s also made a name for himself with his incredible video gear demos and lessons.  Nick was based for many years in Chicago and is now based in Saint Paul, MN.

You can find JustNick’s gear demos and unique play-along lesson videos at youtube.com/justnickmusic. You can support his lessons (so he can make lots more) at patreon.com/justnick

 

Just Nick: Henretta Six Speed Multi Effects Box (Customizable)

A complete board built to your specs in a lightweight compact enclosure. Choose which effects you want, effects order, and which controls you want on top. This is the ideal fly-gig rig, “grab and go,” or even all around live and studio board for those who want tons of great tones and minimum hassle. Love this thing.

Henretta Engineering:  http://henrettaengineering.com

“Just Nick” Jaffe is a musician, recording engineer, teacher and editor.   In addition to being a member of several bands and sharing stages with some well known names in the industry, he’s also made a name for himself with his incredible video gear demos and lessons.  Nick was based for many years in Chicago and is now based in Saint Paul, MN.

You can find JustNick’s gear demos and unique play-along lesson videos at youtube.com/justnickmusic. You can support his lessons (so he can make lots more) at patreon.com/justnick

Just Nick: Keeley Oxblood Overdrive/Boost

An awesome, highly versatile and supremely toneful design. The Oxblood is not an emulation of any one amp but rather channels the spirit and ethos of rock and roll, but it’s excellently voiced feature set makes it suitable for almost any genre and gain level. Just watch the vid and then try one, K? Yes!

Keeley Premium Guitar Effects:  https://robertkeeley.com/

“Just Nick” Jaffe is a musician, recording engineer, teacher and editor.   In addition to being a member of several bands and sharing stages with some well known names in the industry, he’s also made a name for himself with his incredible video gear demos and lessons.  Nick was based for many years in Chicago and is now based in Saint Paul, MN.

You can find JustNick’s gear demos and unique play-along lesson videos at youtube.com/justnickmusic. You can support his lessons (so he can make lots more) at patreon.com/justnick

Just Nick: MXR Carbon Copy Bright Analog Delay

A more open sounding version of the much loved Carbon Copy bucket-brigade true analog delay. Brighter repeats make this pedal more versatile while a re-voiced modulation circuit makes it capable of more tape delay-like sounds. Simple and incredibly toneful!

MXR Effects:  http://www.jimdunlop.com/products/electronics/MXR

“Just Nick” Jaffe is a musician, recording engineer, teacher and editor.   In addition to being a member of several bands and sharing stages with some well known names in the industry, he’s also made a name for himself with his incredible video gear demos and lessons.  Nick was based for many years in Chicago and is now based in Saint Paul, MN.

You can find JustNick’s gear demos and unique play-along lesson videos at youtube.com/justnickmusic. You can support his lessons (so he can make lots more) at patreon.com/justnick

Here’s how you and Just Nick can make some more guitar lesson vids!

We share a lot of Just Nick’s videos here on Volume Treble Bass and he also writes a column for us entitled, “JUST PLAY.”  Nick really puts a lot into his videos, so let’s help him keep making them!

From Just Nick:  “I want my lesson vids to remain free, and I want to make a lot more of them in funk, rock, soul, and R&B styles. I’m a working musician so I could use your help. Go to http://Patreon.com/justnick and consider pledging a couple bucks toward each new video. The site works well, is secure and makes it possible for you to easily and automatically donate as each new vid is posted. Also there’s some cool rewards for $4 and $10 pledge levels. As always, THANK YOU!”

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Golden Boxes and Golden Ears are a Boring Lie

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“Golden Boxes and Golden Ears are a Boring Lie”

I admit it: I spend too much time reading about gear on forums. I should be making more music instead. For some reason I find the endless repetition of themes relaxing: “What pedal do I need?” “What amp is the BEST?” “Check out my RIG!” I like to get a sense of how others are experiencing music making and what can only be described as a golden age of guitar gear.

For the most part it’s all more or less fun. Forum chatter is a way to connect musically with people, share our varied senses of gear style, and from time to time learn something new. But there’s a dimension to some threads and discussions that gets me down and occasionally even pisses me off: mystification of music, musicians, and the tools we use.

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Just Nick: Dusky Electronics More Me Boost

A deliciously colored boost that adds just the right amount of mids for extra delicious drive from your amp, or just a fatter, more sparkling clean tone. Perfect

Dusky Electronics:  https://duskyamp.com/

“Just Nick” Jaffe is a musician, recording engineer, teacher and editor.   In addition to being a member of several bands and sharing stages with some well known names in the industry, he’s also made a name for himself with his incredible video gear demos and lessons.  Nick was based for many years in Chicago and is now based in Saint Paul, MN.

You can find JustNick’s gear demos and unique play-along lesson videos at youtube.com/justnickmusic. You can support his lessons (so he can make lots more) at patreon.com/justnick