Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Gibson ES-335 player praises instrument

Gibson ES-335 Dot Electric Guitar
Great deals on musical instruments
The versatility of the Gibson ES-335 has been commended by electric guitar player Amy Ray.

Speaking to the Gibson website, the Indigo Girls guitarist said she customised her ES-335 by adding a third pick-up to the body of her instrument.

This, she stated, means it is now capable of generating an "unbelievable" range of sounds.

The Indigo Girls are perhaps best known for their acoustic guitar-based records, although the band have used electrics more and more in recent years.

Ray cited artists such as the B-52s, Blondie and The Clash as major inspirations, along with Neil Young.

"His solos are so simple and direct, but sound so full of meaning," she commented.

Ray added that she mainly plays rhythm on her electric guitar, as she still considers herself a novice when it comes to lead.

This comes shortly after the Epiphone Dot ES-335, a low-cost version of the Gibson ES-335, was named the best budget electric guitar in a poll by MusicRadar.

Buy an Electric Guitar nowADNFCR-2133-ID-19306321-ADNFCR

Posted on 11 Aug 2009 13:30 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Using the feedback from the guitar player community Walrus Audio have devised a new and improved pedal that eliminates the pitfalls of its predecessor.

22 Jun 2017 16:09
thumbnail

Featuring a brand new update to the original firmware, KORG's Gadget receives a complete makeover as well a brand new 'lite' version.

5 Jun 2017 16:34
thumbnail

Designed to accompany your horror scores and incite incalculable fear into audience's hearts, Thrill promises nail-biting suspense and heart-wrenching horror

2 Jun 2017 15:44
thumbnail

Releasing a limited run of guitar picks and straps, D'Addario are celebrating the iconic Sgt. Peppers Lonely Heart Club Band's 50th Anniversary in style.

1 Jun 2017 16:46
thumbnail

The latest from Roland's Future Redefined, the Blues Cube British EL84 Modified and MS-3 Multi Effects Switcher set the guitar community alight in anticipation

1 Jun 2017 13:08
thumbnail

A new take on an old classic, TC-Helicon's latest pedal lets you weave expressive guitar solos and blistering riffs with an exciting and otherworldly tone.

31 May 2017 17:06

Recent Music News

thumbnail

After the release of the Hall of Fame 2 and Pipeline Tap Tremolo Pedals, TC Electronic's Flashback 2 promises for unprecedented expression and otherworldly tone.

21 Jun 2017 15:29
thumbnail

Looking to get that perfect take? M-Audio's M-Track 2X2 Vocal Studio Pro gives you professional standard recording capabilities in a robust and compact format.

20 Jun 2017 15:01
thumbnail

The first synth entries of the Roland's 'Future Redefined', the FA-07 Workstation and SE-02 Synthesizer promise the user complete expression and onboard versatility.

20 Jun 2017 08:48
thumbnail

Boasting the best of days gone by the Eric Clapton Signature Strat expresses classic Fender personality completed by a number of quirky modern tidbits.

19 Jun 2017 16:32
thumbnail

You've seen ROLI's Seaboard Grand and you've seen their Blocks controllers... prepare yourself for the most innovative pairing this summer.

8 Jun 2017 12:00
thumbnail

Building upon the success of their Cutlass entries, Music Man take a tried and tested favourite and make it more versatile than ever with an extra pickup.

6 Jun 2017 16:08