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I'm using a Les Paul style guitar, but any guitar with a humbucker pickup in the bridge position will work great here. Make sure your volume and tone controls are all the way up, and you are switched to the bridge pickup for maximum clarity and power.

AMP: This tune features a nice heavy crunch sound, so any modern medium-to-hi gain tube amplifier is an ideal choice here. Crank up the gain to give you some thick heavy distortion that provides some nice smooth chunk. Check out the settings I used for this tutorial:

CRUNCH: (Peavey 5150 Model)
Drive: 60% Bass: 70% Mid: 60% Treble: 50% Presence: 0%

DELAY EFFECT: (Lead Guitar only)
Time: 350ms Feedback: 45% Wed/DryMIX: 25%

A touch of reverb here is also a good idea to give the parts some space within the mix - I used 25% wet/dry.

For the solos, you'll need to use a wah-wah pedal to be completely authentic. It is the perfect choice here to provide such a psychedelic sound. Move your foot as naturally as you feel to give your soloing some extra expression.