Jimi Hendrix is widely regarded as one of the greatest guitarists of all time, known for his innovative playing style and distinctive sound. Hendrix's guitar tone was heavily influenced by his use of amplifiers, particularly the Marshall 100-watt stack. This amplifier gave his guitar a thick, saturated sound that formed the foundation for his multi-layered sound, which combined effects pedals such as fuzz, wah-wah, Univibe, and octave pedals.
PRS has released three amps based on Jimi's Marshall Super Lead, which he played at Woodstock. We have the PRS HDRX 20 Head, an Indonesian-made mini Plexi, here to compare it to Thomas's real old original Marshall Plexis and, of course, the AMP1 Mercury Edition. It's always worth investigating Jimi's unique and unforgettable sound and high-energy playing style, which has influenced countless guitarists in the decades since his death.
0:00 - 5:35 - Intro - Thomas plays “Axis bold as love” by Jimi Hendrix
5:36 - 7:58 - A quick recap about Jimi Hendrix’s tone
8:00 - 10:32 - We play today the PRS HDRX20, based on the Marshall Super Lead
10:33 - 19:54 - Happy Birthday: Link Wray (with clip), Dick Dale (with clip).
19:55 - 21:44 - My trip to Euge and his. Bad Boy
21:45 - 23:17 - Guitar seminar in Germany
23:18 - 25:33 - Nerdy information about strings, guitars, and the right bridge to sound like Jimi
27:32 - 32:50 - Thomas plays Voodoo Chile (Stack 1970 on Blubox), Hey Joe
32:51 - 34:42 - The Amps Jimi used and how he got his tones
34:43 - 36:31 - Thomas’s JTM 45 PA amp
41:05 - 53:06 - A/B PRS HDRX20 Amp / Thomas’s JTM 45 PA Amp / Mercury
53:07 - 58:17 - A/B PRS HDRX20 Amp / Deja Vibe/Voodoo Vibe
58:18 - 1:00:20 - Question from chat: what is upcoming, product wise, for your brand?
1:00:21 - 1:01:02 - Question from chat: Can i get a Jimi Hendrix tone out of Iridium?
1:01:03 - 1:01:15 - Question from chat: Is the PRS HDRX20 more a Super Lead or a Super Bass sound?
1:04:33 - 1:11:58 - How to get the Jimi Hendrix sound on Amp1
1:11:59 - 1:16:57 - A/B Amp1/PRS HDRX20/JTM 45
1:16:58 - 1:21:18 - Question from chat: How to get the same sound with the clean channel of Amp1?
1:21:19 - 1:23:20 - Question from chat:What would Jimi play today?
1:23:21 - 1:31:40 - A/B Amp1 Vintage channel (low gain mode)+Octavia+univibe
1:31:41 - 1:38:47 - Question from chat: What is the future of amp design?
1:38:50 - 1:42:10 - General chat discussion
1:42:11 - 1:42:30 - Question from Chat: Can i control other stuff from AmpX?
1:42:31 - 1:47:45 - Question from Chat: How to get the Vox AC30 sound on Amp1?
1:47:46 - 1:48:50 - Question from chat: What model are the Kloppmann pickups in the Vintage strat?
1:48:51 - 1:49:50 - Question from chat: What are good rangemaster clones?
1:49:51 - 1:51:39 - Question from chat: Is the nano tube closer to a preamp tube or is it more powerful like a el34?
1:51:40 - 1:53:39 - Question from chat: Is there a need for heavy transformers anymore?
1:53:41 - 1:54:45 - Question from chat: Any news on the Bluguitar Stratocasters?
1:54:46 - 1:56:37 - Question from chat: Will the AmpX have a univibe?
1:56:38 - 1:57:54 - Question from chat: What’s your favorite Lovepedal?
1:57:55 - 2:03:30 - General chat discussion and what to expect next week
2:03:40 - 2:15:20 - Video of last gig and Outro
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