Tuesday, 27 September 2011

How To Sound Like David Gilmour Pink Floyd

Amp Settings
Bass: 10
Middle: 6.5
Treble: 10
Gain: 1.5


Treble- 7-8
Mids- 9-10
Bass- 5-6
Reverb- 60-70%
- Black Fender Stratocaster with black pickguard and white pickup covers and knobs, currently with a 1957 vintage re-issue maple neck. Check out the Fender Custom David Gilmour Signature Strat below.
Fender Custom Shop David Gilmour Signature Stratocaster Electric Guitar Nos Black 
- Red '57 Fender Stratocaster reissue with a set of EMG active pickups
Fender American Vintage  57 Stratocaster Electric Guitar 2-Tone Sunburst 
EMG EMG-DG20 David Gilmour Pre-Wired Pickguard and Pickup Set:
EMG EMG-DG20 David Gilmour Pre-Wired Pickguard/Pickup Set Ivory 

- Cream coloured Fender Stratocaster '57 reissue
Fender American Vintage  57 Stratocaster Electric Guitar White Blonde 
- Fender Stratocaster '57 Lake Placid Blue
Fender Classic Series '60s Stratocaster Electric Guitar Lake Placid Blue Rosewood Fretboard 
- Double-neck Fender Stratocaster
- Blonde Fender Telecaster, sunburst tele, brown, blonde ash, and others
Fender American Deluxe Series Ash Telecaster Electric Guitar Butterscotch Blonde Maple Fretboard 
- Fender Esquire
Fender '50s Esquire Electric Guitar Black Maple Fretboard 
- Fender VI Baritone guitar
- Fender Precision bass guitar
Fender Standard Precision Bass Brown Sunburst 
- Gibson Les Paul Goldtop (P-90 pickups, Bigsby vibrato bridge)
Gibson Custom Shop 1954 Les Paul Goldtop VOS Electric Guitar Antique Gold 
- Gibson EH150 Lap Steel guitar
- Gibson "Chet Atkins" classical guitar
- Gretsch Duo-Jet
Gretsch Guitars G6128T Duo Jet Electric Guitar with Bigsby Black 
- Gibson, Ovation, Takamine, Taylor and Martin Acoustics
Gibson Acoustic Pete Townshend J-200 Acoustic-Electric Guitar Antique Natural 
Martin D-28 (reportedly David Gilmour's favorite acoustic guitar)
Martin D-28 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Sunburst 

- Hiwatt (main) David Gilmour DR-103 and DR-504 heads into WEM 4x12 cabinets loaded w/ Fane Crescendo speakers
Hiwatt DG-103 Custom 100 David Gilmour Signature Tube Guitar Amp Head Black  Hiwatt DG-504 Custom 50 50w David Gilmour Signature Tube Guitar Amp Head Black 

- Fender ‘56 Tweed Twin amp (used for smaller concerts)
Fender 57 Twin-Amp Tweed Combo Amp 
- Mesa Boogie Mark II C+
- Alembic F2-B bass preamp
- Custom-built 'Doppola' rotating speakers (driven by the Hiwatt heads)
- Gallien/Krueger 250ML combo amp
- Marshall Cabinets (Division Bell)
Marshall 1960A or 1960B 300W 4x12 Guitar Extension Cabinet Straight 

Effect pedals
- Electro-Harmonix / Sovtek Big Muff
Electro-Harmonix USA Big Muff Pi Distortion/Sustainer Pedal 
- Electro-Harmonix Electric Mistress
Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Electric Mistress Effects Pedal 
- MXR Dyna-Comp (pre-Dunlop 'Script' logo)
MXR M-102 Dyna Comp Compressor Pedal 
- MXR Phase 90 (Used with Dynacomp for the famous "four note" Syd riff on Shine On Pts. I-V)
MXR M-101 Phase 90 Pedal 
- Colorsound Power Boost
- Demeter Compulator
- Chandler Tube Driver
- BK Butler Tube Driver
- Boss CS-2 Compression Sustainer
Boss CS-3 Compression Sustainer Pedal 
- Boss GE-7 EQ Pedal
Boss GE-7 Equalizer Pedal 
- Boss MZ-2 Digital Metalizer
- Pro Co RAT Distortion
Pro Co RAT2 Distortion Pedal 
- Heil Talk box
Dunlop Heil Talk Box 
- Arbiter Fuzz Face
Dunlop Dallas Arbiter Fuzz Face Pedal 
- Ibanez CP9 Compression Sustainer
- Uni-Vox Univibe
Dunlop Uni-Vibe Effect Pedal 
- Vox Wah-Wah pedal
Vox V847 Wah-Wah Pedal 
- Dunlop Cry Baby Wah-wah pedal
Dunlop Original Crybaby Wah Pedal 
- Binson Echorec II
- Binson Echorec PE
- Electro-Harmonix Small Stone
Electro-Harmonix USA Small Stone Phase Shifter Pedal 
- Digitech IPS 33B (Used for Whammy effects)
DigiTech Whammy Pedal with MIDI Control 
- Ibanez Tube Screamer
Ibanez TS808 Vintage Tube Screamer Reissue 
- Ernie Ball Volume Pedal
Ernie Ball 6166 Mono Volume Pedal 
- Pete Cornish all tube Pedal Boards and Custom effects
- Pete Cornish Soft Sustain
- Pete Cornish P-1
- Pete Cornish P-2
- Pete Cornish G-2
- Pete Cornish SS-3
- Pete Cornish ST-2
- Pete Cornish Line Driver
- Pete Cornish Linear Boost
- Pete Cornish Tape Echo Simulator (T.E.S)
Notes: On the Pete Cornish website there is a cool page that shows David Gilmour's pedalboard being custom built
- Boss CE-2 Chorus
Boss CE-5 Chorus Ensemble Pedal 
- The EBow
EBow PlusEbow Electronic Bow for Guitar 

- EMS Hi-Fli Prototype
- EMS Synthi-AKS
- GHS David Gilmour Signature guitar strings
GHS David Gilmour Signature Red Set Electric Guitar Strings 
- Herco Flex 75 plectrums (picks)
- D'Andrea 354 HV SHL CX (Heavy .96mm, Tortoise Shell, Celluloid) Picks
D'Andrea 351 Vintage Celluloid Guitar Picks One Dozen Shell .96MM 
- Cross-stitched leather guitar strap used by Jimi Hendrix and bought for David by Polly Samson as a 60th birthday present
- Evidence Audio Cables

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