April 26, 2006

Eric McFadden: "It’s like a beast that you have to control"

Eric McFadden talks about the tools of his trade in an online interview with Guitar Player:

I like playing old archtops with heavy strings, because I want to struggle with the guitar. Also, old archtops have great tone. It requires effort to bend the strings on my 1933 Gibson L10, but I’ve grown accustomed to the feel. The tone is penetrating and sharp, yet the sound is still round and warm. It will rock, but it also responds well to touch. It’s like a beast that you have to control. The L10 gives back whatever you put into it, and that’s rewarding.

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