you need a wide range of tones in
a single, extremely playable guitar.
you’re a vintage snob.
as a good old PAF, was heavy and harmonically
detailed. On both pickups, it was easy to roll
back the tone knob to get that Clapton-esque
woman tone. And the bridge pickup seemed
hot enough for high-gain shredding situations.
Vox’s HDC- 77 is a guitar that benefits from
a smooth marriage of tradition and innova-
tion. It would be an excellent instrument
for a serious intermediate player, given the
reasonable price tag. But with its broad
spectrum of tones, the guitar would also be
right for a studio musician, a home record-
ing enthusiast, or a player who doesn’t feel
inclined to haul a boatload of axes to a gig.
And it’s an instrument built in the explor-
atory spirit of a brand that’s responsible for
some of the greatest guitar and amplifier
innovations in the electric guitar age.
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