Chris Cain – Mustang Monday

This week I’ve nailed the tones of one of my favorite blues guitarist Mr Chris Cain.  Chris Cain is one of the most unique players around and can seriously belt out some of the tastiest solos I’ve ever heard along with some of the best blues vocals ever.  He’s a sight to be seen so if you have a chance go check him out.  Below are a few videos of him playing live with the Musicman amplifier he uses.

You can download the patch on the fender fuse site here or simply type in “Chris Cain” or “intheblues” on the Fender Fuse software.  For those without the software please check the image attached also.




Mustang Monday – Sean Costello

Mustang Monday – Sean Costello

This weeks episode of Mustang Monday takes influence from the great tones of Sean Costello.  Sean is one of my favorite singer/guitarists and was a huge inspiration on me getting my ’56 Gibson Les Paul Reissue.

You can download the patch here or simply by typing “Sean Costello” or “intheblues” into the Fender Fuse Software.

Here’s Sean playing live at a venue called the Living Room.  This video is where I based the tones from for this weeks Mustang Monday.

Mustang Monday – Fender ’65 Super Reverb Fender Fuse Patch

Mustang Monday – Fender ’65 Super Reverb Fender Fuse Patch

Here’s another free Mustang Monday patch for the Fender Mustang V2 Amplifiers.  This week’s path is based on the tones found in my Fender ’65 Super Reverb amplifier.  While the Mustang III only has one 12″ speaker and the Super Reverb has 4×10″ speakers, the tone is as close as I could get it.  You can download the patch by typing in “intheblues” or “Mustang Monday” on the Fender fuse software or by clicking here.

For those without the ability to hook it up to the Fender fuse software please check the image below for settings.  Click on the image to enlarge it.

Fender Super Reverb Settings Mustang Monday

Mustang Monday Signature Series #10 – Jimi Hendrix

Mustang Monday Signature Series #10 – Jimi Hendrix

This is my final Mustang Monday in the series.  The tones I went for is a combination from songs including Red House, Wind Cries Mary, All Along the Watchtower and more.

Feel free to add a Wah pedal and get some voodoo child tones!  You can download this Fender Fuse patch for your amplifier here.

This series is now finished.  Thanks to everyone who supported the Mustang Monday videos and patches. I really appreciate your support.


Mustang Monday Signature Series #9 – Popa Chubby

Mustang Monday Signature Series #9 – Popa Chubby

Welcome to week 9 of the signature series of tones for Mustang Monday.  This week I chose some great tones from the blues guitar master blaster – Popa Chubby.

He’s armed with two Red knob Fender Twins up nice and loud and the tone is something else.

This is the reference tone for the actual download on the Fender Fuse site.

To download this patch for your Fender Mustang V2 please type in “intheblues” or “mustang monday” in the Fuse software or you can visit my intheblues preset page.


Mustang Monday Signature Series #8 – Buddy Guy

Mustang Monday Signature Series #8 – Buddy Guy

Welcome to Mustang Monday part 8.  The tone chosen from the Buddy Guy collection was from this song below called “Every time I sing the Blues”.

Have a listen and compare the tones and let me know what you think.  For the first time ever I tried recording direct out of the mustang via the XLR output so there’s no microphone on the amp which still sounds very impressive.

Thanks for watching please let me know what you think and don’t forget to thumbs up the Mustang Monday videos on YouTube if you like them.  You can download this patch here or just type in “intheblues” or “Mustang Monday” in the Fender Fuse Software to find it.

Buddy Guy Patch Settings

If you don’t have the ability to download the patch here are the settings I used for this patch.


Mustang Monday Signature Series #6 – Jonny Lang

Mustang Monday Signature Series #6 – Jonny Lang

Week 6 in the Mustang Monday series is based on the live Jonny Lang tones from 1997.  His tone is gritty, dirty, and simply awesome.  Great tone and his controlled yet somewhat erratic style lead playing with great attack really makes the guitar sing.  He was 16 years old when this video was shot and some consider this some of his best tone of all time.  I like his new tone as well with the modified Deluxe Reverb amplifiers but that said, whatever he has in this clip, I’ve tried to emulate to the best of my ability.

I am using my solid body Fender 52 Telecaster with Joe Barden pickups for this model as I don’t have a Telecaster like Jonny Lang’s one in this clip and it sounds pretty sweet.  Back the volume down and it cleans up, turn it up and it gets nasty! That coupled with an overdrive pedal as well to kick in more gain and volume and this patch sings for blues guitarists.

I really love this tone and it should work great for most type of guitars.  Feel free to modify based on your particular guitar.  Like I mentioned I have Joe Barden pickups in my Telecaster and they are fatter and thicker sounding that regular single coils so feel free to do a little tweaking to get it the way you want it.

I hope you enjoy this patch.  You can download it from the Fender Fuse software by typing in “intheblues” or “Mustang Monday”.  Or you can download it from the web here.

Fender Mustang Monday Jonny Lang


Mustang Monday Signature Series #4 – Stevie Ray Vaughan

Mustang Monday Signature Series #4 – Stevie Ray Vaughan

This is probably the best preset I have made so far in my opinion.  It sounds remarkably close to the tone on Little Wing off Sky is Crying album by Stevie Ray Vaughan.

You can download the patch directly on the web here or type in “intheblues” or “Mustang Monday” into the Fender Fuse software.  I developed this patch listening to the above track on CD and modifying it until I got the touch response right.  I hope you all enjoy this one it took a while.

I feel like I nailed the tone of the intro and the reverb that surrounds the guitar tone.  Feel free to modify it if you like less reverb, it should be easy to do.

Thanks for checking this out – Click here to head back to the Mustang Monday video on YouTube.

I used the Fender Deluxe Reverb into a Super-Sonic cabinet for this patch.  I put the spring reverb on the amp and also ran a room reverb in the FX loop to give it that big, warm, and round sound on the reverb.  I just tweaked the EQ section to match my guitar so you may need to make some adjustments depending on your pickups.  This will sound best with a Stratocaster too.