Read all about the guitars we love in the first printing of the book the cronicles the history and the guitars produced by this USA guitar maker.What is known about one of the most prolific manufactures of guitars in this country?They would ultimately slop glue all over the inside and do other things to reflect the fact that they were mass-produced.
The 4x12 has various Celestions while the 2x12 has Jensen Electric Lighting speakers.The Mk II goes through a 2x12 loaded with Eminence Governors.My experience with these guitars goes back to the early 60's.My first guitar was a Harmony acoustic and learning to play guitar was inspired by one of these student instruments. I alwaysloved the look of the Black Sovereign with white pickguard that hung in the store.He has a Radial Stage Bug SB-2 DI Box for a FOH signal blend and a Strymon Ojai makes sure everything is happy and running.
Vocalist/guitarist Brett Campbell has had this PRS S2 Vela for a few years and it’s been his main ride for most of that time.(Wetton used an early ‘70s P bass for King Crimson and Uriah Heep.) Both basses are laced up with chunky Stringjoy .065–.140 strings.Joe Rowland’s palette of pedals includes an Ernie Ball VP Jr, Boss TU-3 Chromatic Tuner, Old Blood Noise Endeavors Reflector, Moog MF Delay, Tronographic Rusty Box, Earth Quaker Devices Gray Channel, and an Elektron Analog Drive.A Boss TU-3 Tuner keeps everything in check and a Strymon Zuma (under the board) and Ojai power all the pedals.Bassist/vocalist Joe Rowland has been playing Fender Ps for as long as he can remember.Harnessing and controlling all these stomps on Devin Holt’s board is a Boss ES-8 Effects Switching System.