Reader Boards: Nathan Abraham

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Nathan Abraham’s harmony-rich power-pop band, Burning Ferns, require a range of classic tones, which this board provides… What inspired this setup? “I wanted a `meat-and-potatoes’ set-up to cover all eventualities, but using the very best varieties of meat and potatoes. Apart from the H9, the effect types are all pretty standard, in More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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Private Collection: Walter Heale – Alpha Male

Alphabetic guitarist Walter Heale is a big fan of Jazzmasters and Gretsches, often modded. He takes Lars Mullen on a tour of his enviable collection. “I’m happy to say that I am a Jazzmaster guy,” confirms More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
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Reader Boards: Tom Fourcade

Tom Fourcade plays lead guitar in a four-piece covers band, so he needs a robust and reliable board and prefers to keep it simple… What inspired this setup? “I play lead and rhythm guitar across a variety More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, October 16th, 2015
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Private Collection: John Etheridge – Eclectic Warrior

John Etheridge is widely revered for his genre-spanning dexterity on the fretboard. His guitar collection is just as eclectic, as Lars Mullen discovers… John Etheridge is regarded by many a musician in the business More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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Exclusive: Pete Townshend’s The Who Live Rig

On the eve of The Who’s British Summer Time show at Hyde Park, we were granted exclusive access to every inch of their live rig – read on to find out how Pete Townshend gets that sound… Teenage angst, blistering More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, September 24th, 2015
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Private Collection: Martin Harley – Harley’s Street

Martin Harley is a highly-acclaimed lap steel slide player and collector of Weissenborn-style guitars. Lars Mullen pays him a visit… After years of touring the UK and abroad as a solo artist and fronting The More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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Reader Boards: Ben Tansey

Sonic adventurer Ben Tansey has stocked his pedalboard with multiple flavours of fuzz, although he still pines for ‘the one that got away’. Here, he talks us through his set-up… What inspired this set-up? A More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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Reader Boards: Stan Cockeram

 Stan Cockeram has built a compact board stacked with diminutive yet discerning pedals. We take a look… What inspired this setup? “I used to use more conventional pedals on a larger board, but it becomes More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Thursday, August 20th, 2015
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Private Collections : Paul Hemmings – Mersey Paradise

During the late 80s, Liverpudlian Paul Hemmings enjoyed spells in The La’s, and later The Lightning Seeds. Lars Mullen gets a tour of his guitar collection. “This was a very creative period,” recalls More...

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By Guitar-Bass.net On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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Private Collections: Brad Williams – Brad About Guitars

Brad Williams’s work recording guitars in the television industry has seen him gather a vast collection of instruments. Lars Mullen takes the tour… Brad Williams handles audio sound designs for an international More...