Music Gear News

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

Mumford and Sons 'play a multitude of instruments'

The sound of Mumford and Sons is created by a wide variety of musical instruments.
Great deals on musical instruments

Folk stars Mumford and Sons make use of a multitude of musical instruments when they are creating sounds.

"As well as the typical drums, guitar and keyboards, other instruments they play include the mandolin, banjo and accordion," explained a report in the Daily Mirror, which examined the success of the band following their recent win at the Brit awards.

The boys picked up the prize for the Best British Album of the Year at the ceremony and the newspaper explained the band are unusual in that they do not have a permanent drummer among their ranks.

Instead, lead singer Marcus Mumford plays the bass drum with his feet when necessary, as well as operating a tambourine in a similar manner.

The group are set to perform an intimate gig in Camden next week, appearing at the Dingwalls venue on February 22nd.

They will then head to the US in April, playing shows in Nevada, California, Louisiana, Arkansas and Colorado on the jaunt.

Mumford and Sons will also be supporting Arcade Fire when they play Hyde Park in London at the end of June, along with The Vaccines and Beirut.

Start Saving Money On Musical Instruments Now

 ADNFCR-2133-ID-800411792-ADNFCR

Posted on 17 Feb 2011 18:30 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

The third piece of software from Toontrack's run of Superior Drummer products, Superior Drummer 3 offers a whole range of brand new and enhanced features.

17 Aug 2017 12:23
thumbnail

Designed to complement the TR-08 Rhythm Composer, the Roland SP-404A Linear Wave Sampler offers a plethora of exciting new sampling methods for live performances.

8 Aug 2017 08:10
thumbnail

Use it in your bedroom or take it to the stage, Pioneer's DJM-750 MK2 DJ Mixer is equipped to handle the most demanding requirements of the modern day DJ.

3 Aug 2017 09:22
thumbnail

Using DSP technology and a selection of integrated profiles, SubZero's new range of digital speakers are able to adapt to a variety of different applications.

31 Jul 2017 12:00
thumbnail

Making a much-anticipated return, Yamaha's illustrious Tour Custom kits are penned to cater to the working drummer in need of a sturdy and reliable workhorse.

14 Jul 2017 12:02
thumbnail

The latest addition to the illustrious range of Katana Amplifiers, the Katana-Mini guitar amplifier brings classic BOSS tone in a portable and lightweight design

23 Jun 2017 10:23

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Alesis' II Mesh Electronic Drum Kit is a kit geared specifically towards advanced drummers looking to explore a variety of different timbres and sounds.

16 Aug 2017 12:26
thumbnail

Celebrating 50 years since his iconic performance at Monterey pop festival, Fender's Jimi Hendrix Monterey Stratocaster recreates the sound of a cultural icon.

16 Aug 2017 10:08
thumbnail

Building upon the already established fan favourite DJ-808 DJ Controller, Roland have now announced the launch of the portable and compact DJ-202 DJ Controller.

14 Aug 2017 08:00
thumbnail

Coinciding with the launch of its brand new DJ-202 counterpart, the Roland DJ-505 DJ Controller breathes a breath of new life into Roland's renowned DJ range.

14 Aug 2017 08:00
thumbnail

New to Roland's illustrious boutique range, the SH-01A builds upon the foundations of the revered SH-1A, granting the player a whole range of vintage voices.

8 Aug 2017 08:10
thumbnail

Based on the legendary TR-808m the TR-08 Rhythm Composer brings all of the legendary capabilities of its forefather into a more modern and streamlined format.

8 Aug 2017 08:10