What piece of equipment do you have to show us today?
My Fender Telecaster Deluxe with Lollar pickups.
How did you come across this particular item?
I saw it on Gumtree and low balled a guy and it paid off… Well not right away, but the guy eventually sold it to me cheap as chips. I was looking for one of these guitars that has the single coil and the humbucker but settled on this one.
What is it that you like so much about it?
I don’t know, I’m pretty shallow when it comes to guitars. I like Fenders because of the way they look and because all of my favourites have played them. My first guitar was a Fender FR-50 because Sid from Vasco Era played one, my second guitar was a Telecaster Custom (I think) because Steve from The Fumes played one and I got this one because the guy from The Mess Hall played it. Shallow as. They all feel good though.
How do you use it, and how has it shaped the way you write music?
I don’t think it shapes the way I write music in a different way to any other electric guitar. I definitely noticed the difference in going from the old Mexican one to this one. I think we’re the worst band possible to do an interview about gear because none of us probably have anything of note and don’t really take a huge amount of pride in our stuff, except Boydy who runs a pretty tight set-up.
When’s the next show?
Touring our new album Soft Rock for the Anxious through October and November.
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