Today on Live Musician Central I’m posting another one of my custom programmed preset patches for the Fender Cyber-Twin SE Amplifier. This one is titled “LMC Hi-Gain Solo” and it is an extremely high gain distortion. Since I have the gain on the main amplifier and the built-in overdrive cranked so high the patch can get quite noisy. I have compensated with the noise-gate but you will have to use the volume knob on your guitar to get complete control over this sound. I have assigned the Continuous Controller and the Expression Pedal to the gain controls on the amp and the overdrive so you can tame it down using pedals if you wish. I use this sound exclusively for solo’s when playing live and the noise in the patch isn’t noticable in a live situation. If you record with this preset then just use a noise gate on your channel and it sounds fabulous.
I recorded the sound sample using a 2006 Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster. I am using the neck and middle pickup with the S-1 switch engaged which wires the two pickups in series for a simulated humbucker sound. It’s my attempt at a Santana type solo sound. About halfway through the sound clip I turn off the S-1 switch and move to the bridge pickup which is a Samarium Cobalt Pickup. I personally love the sound of this guitar and I’ve written a post about it called The Fender American Deluxe Stratocaster – My Favorite Guitar.
Again, I have posted the MIDI System Exclusive Data for this sound patch as well as the text version. I hope you enjoy the preset patch!
LMC Hi-Gain Solo
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Click the link-> Download LMC Hi-Gain Solo MIDI Sysex
Click the link-> Download LMC Hi-Gain Solo Text Format
I have added this to the main Fender Cyber-Twin Preset Download Page where I have other preset patches as well. If you don’t know how to use MIDI System Exclusive Data to load patches onto your Cyber-Twin SE I have written a tutorial here: How To Load and Save Presets On You Fender Cyber-Twin SE.