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Post by LD50 » Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:13 pm

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Re: Thoughts?

Post by Jondog » Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:37 pm


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Re: Thoughts?

Post by lunchbox » Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:39 pm

I don't know that band. Are they good?

I know Witchcraft uses vintage Orange amps, and they're freakin' awesome.

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Re: Thoughts?

Post by Mystic38 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:57 pm

yup.. a 70's band.. have seen them live twice... once in 73 at newcastle city hall when they were recording "live dates" and once here in CT about 5 or 8 years ago.. glad to see they are still going.

probably the best album is "argus" rock, melodic..they were very different...its on youtube

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Re: Thoughts?

Post by LD50 » Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:23 pm

They are still going and touring pretty constantly. Recently Andy has been using a pair of Fender combos in stereo, behind plexiglass screens.
He was reunited with the amp that he had stolen years ago (Orange Matamp OR100) that he used a lot, amongst others. That was refurbed by a tech in Texas and Andy now has it. He would like to go back to an old school Orange back line along the lines of his old rig. I doubt whether it will be full stacks (more likely a couple of heads, each on a 2x12) such is the power of modern PAs. Main thing will be to make sure that they are up to scratch as far as lasting a full tour which includes UK, European and US/Canadian dates( without letting them down.
I too think of the twin harmony lead guitar attack and melodic lines of and the Album Argus from 1972 ( which you must listen to. They have released much more material too.

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Re: Thoughts?

Post by onetracker » Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:50 pm

yep. yet another great 70's rock band. what a decade. so glad to be a teenager then. patterned my brain and my musical ear to this day
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