GUITARS, AMPS, MICS, LOOPERS

Bellow you can see what equipment is used in Improman guitar radio sessions.

HOW IS HIS MUSIC MADE?

It’s all recorded LIVE as one-take improvisation sessions.

Recorded usually on digital or reel-reel tape recorder.

HOW MANY GUITAR AMPS ARE USED IN SESSIONS?

Improman uses many guitar amps simultaneously.

Sometimes up to 10 in one session, ranging from combos to mini speakers.

Current setup for 2020 you can see bellow.

WHAT ABOUT LOOPERS?

Depends on the project, but usually 2 – 7 loopers synced together.

And 3 – 6 ABY switchers.

ANY EFFECT PEDALS?

Very basic ones. One reverb and one eq.

Sometimes delay but rarely these days.

HOW MANY GUITARS DOES HE HAVE?

Few standard and several DIY. Most used two in all recordings are:

Fender Jazzmaster American Pro and Revelation RJT-60 Quad

WHAT GUITAR AMPS HE USES?

Again. Few standard and several DIY. Most used are:

1-Hughes & Kettner (Statesman Dual 6L6)

2-Roland (Jazzchorus-50)

3-Vox (AC30)

4-Hughes & Kettner (Edition Tube 20th anniversary)

5-Orange (Crush 20RT)

6-Vox (AC4TV)

7-Hughes & Kettner (Edition Blondie)

8-Fender (Blues Junior)

9-PC stereo DIY speakers

10-Sub car radio DIY speaker

WHAT ABOUT MICS?

There are many. Here is a top 10 list:

1-Binaural Core Sound

2-Shure SM57

3-Shure Beta58

4-T-Bone MP57Beta

5-T-Bone Superlux S502

6-AKG D190 C Vintage

7-Earthworks QTC50

8-Senheiser MKE600

9-Senheiser MD 441U

10-DIY contact mics

IMPROMAN RADIO IS AWESOME!

Thank you. You are awesome too.

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