What are the components of Lenny Kaye's guitar sound?
June 24, 2011 4:25 PM   Subscribe

Geetar-filter: What axe/fx achieved the sound of Lenny Kaye's wonderful solo on "Pissing In A River"?
posted by Trurl to Media & Arts (3 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Just sounds like pretty straightforward amp overdrive and room reverb.
posted by Sys Rq at 5:18 PM on June 24, 2011 [1 favorite]

I know he plays a strat generally. Listening to it I'd guess a old Fender Champ or similar pegged. It was a fairly common choice (KISS, Clapton, Neil Young, etc) for overdriven tones of that era.
posted by tremspeed at 7:25 PM on June 24, 2011 [1 favorite]

The reverb sounds like it could be a slapback delay.
posted by worstnerdever at 7:52 PM on June 25, 2011

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