Ed O'Brien's Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier Trem-O-Verb Combo Amp

To the left of Ed you can see his two Mesa Boogie Trem-O-Verbs. You can also find these amps on "The King Of Gear:"

"Ed has used two of these Mesa Boogie combos since before Pablo Honey. Ed’s two originals, used on Pablo Honey and The Bends, were stolen in 1995, but he quickly purchased two new ones. Those two were used until 2009.

Originally, Ed would set one of the amps to heavy distortion, and the other quite clean, using a Boss LS2 to switch between them. On Creep, he used the a tremolo pedal with the clean amp for the verses, then switched to the tremolo-less distorted amp for the choruses.

Ed currently owns two, “both from 1995-6, they are slightly different but both run with standard Boogie 6L6 / ECC83’s.” Mic’d with a Shure SM57 until circa 2006, then with a Sennheiser 609.

For reference, Ed’s Mesas will be designated as such:

Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier Trem-O-Verb No1 Clean 1992-1995 Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier Trem-O-Verb No2 Distortion 1992-1995 Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier Trem-O-Verb No3 Clean 1995-2009 Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier Trem-O-Verb No4 Distortion 1995-2009"

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