Getting the Jimi Hendrix tone
24th Jun 2010 | 08:39
Five To Try: Steal Jimi's sounds for yourself. It's no surprise many of us want to emulate the god of all guitar heroes, us included, so here's five of the best Hendrix signature products for emulating his tone – including software and effects pedals.
Closely based on the original JEN-made, Thomas Organ Co-designed wah that was famously used by Jimi to such incredible effect.
2.IK Multimedia Amplitube Jimi Hendrix
The complete Jimi Hendrix rig, lovingly modelled in software form. What would the man himself have thought?
According to DigiTech this excellent pedal is now discontinued but you can still find them if you look around. It has seven of Jimi's most famed signature tones from songs such as All Along The Watchtower and Little Wing. And it's purple too!
This monster is 100-watts of pure rock fury, It's also going to set you back a fair bit as it's a hand-wired reissue custom made to order by Marshall.
Excuse me while I stomp this cheese-wedge – Dunlop's interpretation of the original fuzz-octave tone.