A take on the classic Vox Treble/Bass Booster that fueled many British-rock hits.
Waldmohr, Germany (June 15, 2017) -- The BSM RMG model is based on the British Vox Treble & Bass booster made in the mid '60s. The BSM RMG is a custom version of this Vox unit made as a homage to the famous Byrds guitarist Roger McGuinn and his signature "jingle-jangle" sound. The tone control allows an extraordinary amount of versatility. It can add a lot of twang and spank to any guitar sound. By pronouncing the percussive attack in a very musical way, any guitar will sound more "in the face" that way.
- With the tone pot set to maximum (5:00 o'clock), the unit will produce a very glassy tone.
- When a middle setting is dialed in (12:00 o'clock), the result is a punchy tone, with mild highs and a tight and powerful bass bottom, a perfect sound for country and rockabilly styles.
- If it's set to minimum (7:00 o'clock), you will get a bluesy bottom with enough mids and a little bit of shimmering highs for all you jazz and swing cats out there.
The RMG fits perfectly all kinds of music, where a good clean tone is essential and you can use it for all styles of Country, Rockabilly, Jazz, Swing, Bebop and many more. The RMG can also make any standard Stratocaster sound like a Telecaster guitar! To take full advantage of the RMG's possibilities, you should use it together with a compressor. You can run the RMG into the compressor or vice versa, feel free to experiment and find out what you like best. In general the RMG works better in combination with analog compressors than with digital devices, same with chorus and delay. The RMG sounds great in front of any tube or transistor amp, so it's one of the very rare boosters that also work great with transistor amps, often preferred by guitarists playing clean all the time. You can even use your RMG with your acoustic guitar.
Street price is $260.00.
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