How To Sound Like The Beatles Using Modern Guitar Gear: Part One | Reverb Potent Pairings

For this installment of Reverb’s #PotentPairings series, we examine how to approximate some of the tones and production techniques of the Beatles, using gear we had in the office. This is Part One, feel free to comment any Beatles tracks you would like to see in Part Two!

Performed by Joe Shadid

0:00 – Hard Day’s Night
0:31 – Nowhere Man
0:47 – Taxman
1:00 – Paperback Writer
1:18 – Think For Yourself
1:45 – Revolution
2:05 – Happiness is a Warm Gun
2:31 – I Want You (She’s So Heavy)

Equipment used:

Vox AC30 Amplifier:
Rickenbacker 330 Electric Guitar:
Rickenbacker 360-12 Electric Guitar:
Epiphone Hummingbird Pro Acoustic/Electric Guitar:
Epiphone Casino Electric Guitar:
Hofner 500/1 Violin Bass:

MXR Studio Compressor:
Boss CS-3 Compression Sustainer:
Dunlop Germanium Fuzz Face Mini:
Sola Sound Tone Bender Mk IV Fuzz:
JHS Colour Box:
DLS Effects Versa Vibe:
Keeley Caverns Delay-Reverb:
Boss FBM-1 Fender Bassman Overdrive:
TC Electronic Ditto Looper:

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