Favourite Links

Here a list of our favourite links, please enjoy:

GUITAR GEAR

www.dolphinmusic.co.uk

After all, this is our home! Lovely people, and great guitars…

Gibson Lifestyle

Our favourite place to find news and cool articles that sometimes we use in our blog

www.musicradar.com

Great New site for gear reviews, online tutorials and more. Very interesting.

www.guitargeek.com

A classic website, with lots of artists setups…some not too accurate, apparently, but always a great starting point if you want to know what your favourite guitarist uses.

www.harmony-central.com

Guitar sites don’t come bigger than this. Zero care about web design – it’s all about content. The user reviews are always interesting.

LIVERPOOL:

Recently, Gibson published a really interesting article about the Liverpool music scene…read it here!

And here’s a list of our favourite new local bands, we hope you’ll enjoy them as well!

1) The Affection (http://www.myspace.com/theaffection)
Look and sound like a signed band. A Harsher, slightly psychedelic The Strokes. Charismatic, cool, got it
all…Gear: Fender Super-Sonic Cab and head, Epiphone Les Paul Special, Fender Stratocaster, Big Muff, MXR Phase 90, Boss DD-3, Epiphone Thunderbird Bass

2)Asbos (http://www.myspace.com/asbos)
Weird, with observational lyrics. Great sound, lots of personality. Gear: Fender Hot Rod Deville, Fender Jazzmaster

3)The Fountains
(http://www.myspace.com/thefountainsuk)
Very pop, very comercial. Good songs…all very proper.   Gear: Fender Telecaster

4)Indica Ritual (http://www.myspace.com/indicaritual)
Very now, electronic, bright trousers, big local following etc…sound cool.

5)Puzzle (http://www.myspace.com/puzzlepuzzle)
Cute Little band, like a nice Pavament. More 90s US alt-rock than Liverpool…

6)Esa Shields (http://www.myspace.com/esadshields)
Local androginous genius. An “artist”. Very very original. Performs with backing track. Our own Brian Wilson.

7)Friday’s Ghost (http://www.myspace.com/fridaysghost)
Liverpool’s own Interpool. Ace. Dark. Mysterious. Brilliant.

8.) Dirtblonde (http://www.dirtblonde.co.uk)

Liverpool’s answer to Jesus And Mary Chain, via Patti Smith and Sonic Youth. Noisy, dark, destructive. Gear: Fender Blues Junior, Epiphone Les Paul Junior, Epiphone Dot, Epiphone EB-3 Bass, Visual Sound Jekyll & Hyde, Electro-Harmonix Memory Man, Double Muff

9) Sex Education (http://www.myspace.com/sexeducationband)

Think New Order, Joy Division, Human League…great songs, always in black. All their gear goes thru a MOTU 828, no amps. Gibson ES-335

10) Jewel Thief (http://www.myspace.com/jewelthiefband)

If they came from the US they’d be the new Kings Of Leon – they play old skool swampy blues rock. Great tunes, great trousers, bluesy and scuzzy. Gear: Gibson SG Special, Rickenbacker Bass, Marshall Amp, no pedals.

 


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