Dagan shows us how to get that Grunge & Alternative Rock Guitar sound (we had to do it!).
Watch as Dagan shows us how to get that awesome 90s style guitar tone and enjoy a selection of awesome Grunge guitar sounds and Alternative & Alt-Rock guitar riffs!
Dagan shows us how to sound like we're still in the 90s with a selection of readily available pedals, amps and guitars. If you love the guitar sound made famous by the likes of Nirvana, Janes Addiction, early Green Day, Soundgarden and Smashing pumpkins - this is the video for you!
This is more than just a Grunge gear guide, but a complete overview of the 90s guitar tone. dagan shows us to get that classic 'Come As You Are' tone and the iconic 'Black Hole Sun' sound.
0:00 Intro to sound like the 90s
1:58 90s Guitar style, riffs & playing
2:58 The 90s Wall Of Sound / Double Tracking
3:27 Mic placement
3:56 The Grunge Revolution & Sound
4:34 Blackstar LT Distortion
5:09 Grunge guitar chords
5:26 Squier Paranormal Toronado
6:03 Electro Harmonix Big Muff
7:32 Electro Harmonix Neo Clone - The Black Hole Sun/Come As You Are sound
8:53 The 2 different types of Grunge players
9:11 Fender Mustang - Why were they so popular?
10:17 Difference between single coil & humbucker pickups
12:01 90s Guitar Amps styles
1207 1990s Alt-Rock Sound
13:21 PRS CE 24 Satin with Mesa Boogie
15:12 90s Alt-Rock Pedals / 90s Alternative Sound
15:52 Electro Harmonix Soul Food
16:42 Octave effects - Dave Navarro sound
17:15 Electro Harmonix Nano POG
18:33 Chorus effects revisited - The Black Hole Sun sound
19:06 MXR Carbon Copy
19:46 Recap on 90s Grunge / Alternative Guitar Tones
20:20 Green Day MXR Dookie Pedal
21:48 Final thoughts on 90s guitar tones
In this 90s guitar sound tutorial, Dagan shows us how we can sculpt our very own Grunge and Alternative Rock guitar sound using a selection of pedals and effects, guitars and almost any amp you have access to! Fortunately it's fairly easy to recreate the sound of our 90s guitar heroes as the guitars and effects you need are easily accessible - and budget friendly!
Dagan shows us how to get that iconic Nirvana guitar sound, how Soundgarden used their effects and the importance of playing power chords and octaves when trying to emulate the guitar tones of the 90s.