Unexpected guitars...

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  1. Braunzo

    Braunzo Supporting Member

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    Anyone use guitars that isn't the typical type of guitar for the genre you play? I'm not talking like a Strat being used for country instead of a Tele. I'm talking single coil Tele for hard rock and metal or a Paul Reed Smith for Shoegaze (which I think would be the perfect guitar for that, honestly).

    I fall into the Tele camp there. For whatever reason Teles are my thing and I primarily play pretty hard rock through a Bogner Shiva. What say you guys?
     
  2. nmiller

    nmiller Drowning in lap steels Silver Supporting Member

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    I've found that one of the best guitars for playing jazz is my spider-bridge resonator.
     
  3. silot

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    The guy that helped me enter the guitar world used to get excellent Carlton-type tones from a Kramer SE110. It was simply unbelievable.
     
  4. Serenity

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    I use my Ibanez Iceman for pretty much everything. Always a good laugh to roll up to a blues jam with it.
     
  5. AParrotLooksAt4O

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    Always thought this guy embodied the player with the most unexpected guitar.

    Outlaw Country on a JEM.
     
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  6. DustyRhodesJr

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    John Mayer was on TV playing Grateful Dead music using a Jackson Soloist in
    pink.
     
  7. TheLastMaya

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    PRS is great for shoegaze. Cocteau twins guitarists uses PRS. They're great for indie rock too... The pixies and minus the bear for example. I play post rock/metal. We cover songs from caspian and russian circles and my custom 24 just kills for this genre. Only the ignorants thinks they're just and associates them for nu metal.
     
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  8. misterturtlehead

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    He also plays a Dean ML.
     
  9. DustyRhodesJr

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    Outlaw country if you call an "outlaw" a person who demands to be put in the hall of fame all throughout his
    concerts and cant go two songs without demanding inclusion.

    A real outlaw wouldnt care.
     
  10. AParrotLooksAt4O

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    I have never seen him live, and I don’t believe I even know anyone who has seen him live, so I can’t comment on his lack of authenticity of his outlaw title. He has played a couple shows in the suburbs around here, and I know that because a buddy of mine thought it would be fun to go drink PBR and sing along to “You Never Even Called Me By My Name.” It didn’t happen, but it may have made for a story or two.

    If its true, I’d have to agree.

    I still think its hilarious that he plays a JEM.
     

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