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  • How did Billy Corgan get this sound?

    The water-y sound. Is this a Leslie effect or chorus. Anyone know EXACTLY the effect? I want me one.



  • #2
    Fender Blender.
    Yup. PM inbox is full.

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    • #3
      His sig Fender is the only strat that I've ever fallen in love with at guitar center
      Guitars
      -Fender Billy Corgan American Strat
      -'86 Charvel Model 2
      -LTD M-400 w/ EMGs(18v)
      -Fender Telecaster
      -Fender Acoustic

      Amps and Cabs
      -Engl Blackmore
      -Krank Krankenstein
      -Marshall 1960a w/ Celestion g12t-75's
      -Randall RS125CX w/ 2x12" Eminence legends & 1x15" Eminence Legend

      Effects
      -Lovepedal Eternity Burst
      -Morley Bad Horsie 2
      -Dunlop Crybaby

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      • #4
        such a great song

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        • #5



          That is a leslie effect. I'm not sure if that's a real leslie but I do know Billy now uses a DLS Rotosim.
          Originally Posted by rushtallica


          A personal goal of mine is to pull off simultaneously duckwalking & windmilling while using someone else's teeth as a pick while playing one of the Jimi Gibson strats through an exploding Bugera.









          Originally Posted by OverDriven


          I like a little thickness. After all, the angle of the dangle is proportionate to the cube of the boob times the mass of the ass. This, of course, doesn't take into account the sag of the bag.

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          • #6
            Fender Blender.


            I thought that was a fuzz type pedal. I'm talking about the shimmering sound going on the clean part.

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            • #7
              That is a leslie effect.


              A real Leslie or what gets you close?

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              • #8
                A real Leslie or what gets you close?


                The h&k rotosphere is one of the best and I really like my option 5 destination rotation but I can't wait for the strymon lex to come out, after doing some checking it looks like Billy uses a DLS Rotosim which is supposed to be good pedal but I've never played one myself. These are some good options but I assure you none of them are cheap unfortunately.
                Originally Posted by rushtallica


                A personal goal of mine is to pull off simultaneously duckwalking & windmilling while using someone else's teeth as a pick while playing one of the Jimi Gibson strats through an exploding Bugera.









                Originally Posted by OverDriven


                I like a little thickness. After all, the angle of the dangle is proportionate to the cube of the boob times the mass of the ass. This, of course, doesn't take into account the sag of the bag.

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                • #9
                  Those wishy-washy parts are played by James.

                  But yeah, sounds like a Leslie of some sort.
                  http://simplehomerecording.com

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                  • #10
                    Those wishy-washy parts are played by James.

                    But yeah, sounds like a Leslie of some sort.


                    Maybe live, but Billy recorded the early stuff himself (including bass)

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                    • #11
                      Fender Blender.


                      I think that came later, like Mellon Collie era. It was Marshalls and Muffs on the first 2 records
                      GREETINGS AND FELICITATIONS, CHILDREN OF TECHNOLOGY!

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                      • #12
                        Maybe live, but Billy recorded the early stuff himself (including bass)


                        On Siamese Dream, yep. On the majority of MCIS. But not on Gish.
                        http://simplehomerecording.com

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                        • #13
                          I think that came later, like Mellon Collie era. It was Marshalls and Muffs on the first 2 records


                          Gish's dirty tones were ADA MP-1 into the effects loop of a JCM 800 2203, and I don't think there's any Big Muff on the record at all.
                          http://simplehomerecording.com

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                          • #14
                            butch vig has his own forum on gearsluts, you could ask him there

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                            • #15
                              On Siamese Dream, yep. On the majority of MCIS. But not on Gish.

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