100 % UNFILTERED American BLUES Rock & Roll

CURRENT GEAR ENDORSED & USED

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some of the CURRENT PIECES OF GEAR I USE TO MAKE THE NOISE!

EMG PICKUPS

DLS EFFECTS

DLS EFFECTS

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EMG was one of my first supporters.  Rob Turner the owner and the late Jack Nau are dear friends of mine along with others that work there. They make products that are world class in Design and Sound. They were, and still are ahead of their time.  I used the SA,SAV,85,89 and the 60A in years past. Now back with EMG I use the Passive and Retro Active pickups of late. EMG is the Mercedes of all pickups. They have a pickup for everyone and every style. Check them out, and Rock out!

DLS EFFECTS

DLS EFFECTS

DLS EFFECTS

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Dave at DSL makes some the best  effects I have ever used. They are like rack quality in a pedal. He listens to players, and Beta tests all his pedals. The Roto Spin I use has the most swampy slow speed. The Fast setting is all Leslie without the hassle. Use it in stereo and it you will never use a real Leslie again! What makes all his pedals like the echo tap, chorus vibe so good ? He is determined to make a better product and you get what you pay for. DLS always on my board! A great supporter of mine and a friend!

EFFECTRODE TUBE PEDALS

DLS EFFECTS

EFFECTRODE TUBE PEDALS

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They are Tube Heaven in guitar pedals. I have had the echo, the vibe. All are Lush, Alive, Dynamic, and Built like tanks. All that once right in the world of guitar tone like a moment caught in time but here today! Can't wait to incorporate the new Blue Bottle Mid boost pedal into my rig. They know tubes, and are mad about making quality products. Anything you play they make will bring you closer to the search for Tone! Thank you Phil for hooking up with me years back. Stay Frosty!

FARNELL Ultra-lite GUITARS

EFFECTRODE TUBE PEDALS

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Well the flagship of all BlackStar amps is my new setup. The artisan 30. An EL84 rich and warm tone like no other. Not a vox, not a marshall. Its like both in one amp, and more.  I found a holy grail like amp for my new EP. It has an EF86 side and a 12ax7 side. Jump them for something no pedal can recreate. I am happy to say I think I will be using BlackStar for a long time. A new amp company to me but I can not wait to record the new songs with the Artisan 30, and perform with them. A big thanks to Loren for showing me all the tones they had! 


MORLEY DJ WAH

FARNELL Ultra-lite GUITARS

FARNELL Ultra-lite GUITARS

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I have had about 3 Morley wahs. I won't mention which ones but I like them all. The DJ Ashba large and mini wah combined with the new morley inductor 2 is off the charts. More vowel like and the best range of any wah I have ever used. Currently on my board and on the new Music EP coming soon. I love having the old fashion large one to step on but the smaller one is so nice for certain situations. Morley makes the best wahs on the planet, get yours now! Thanks to Bill at Morley who is one of my supporters back in the day and out me on their product CD back in the day. 

FARNELL Ultra-lite GUITARS

FARNELL Ultra-lite GUITARS

FARNELL Ultra-lite GUITARS

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A friend and a pioneer. Al Farnell backed me and has made some of the most inventive guitars ever. I can not tell you how in the trenches I was with him during the start up. Great times, His pursuit to perfection has made him a madman in the highest sense. His guitars are the future! You will hear them on my new EP coming. The long awaited new version of his guitar is coming soon. Al Farnell is am inventor, a friend, and one of the best guitar Luthiers I have ever known! 

STRYMON

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Strymon is a top of the line effects company. However I am new to them and I am using the new IRIDIUM for tracking. It is amazing so far and will be used on my new EP coming 2020. I am not a big IR modeling guy,  more of an old school player real amp tube guy.  However this is simple, yet sounds so good, so real and maybe better than you can mic unless you are in the right studio with all the right mics and room sound and mic pres. Just happens to be the 3 amps that created most of R&R as we know it. It's he best I ever heard for direct recording of all the things on the market so far. Kudos to Strymon for making a players box for players, of course made by real players. Jack, I thank you for letting me be part of a great Product company! 

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