Life too short for long YouTube videos? Please see the ‘Interesting bits and go-to sections’ information below.
Pete Thorn is a veritable legend in the world of online guitar videos. With years of experience as a touring and session player with artists including Chris Cornell and Melissa Etheridge, his skills as musician, producer and presenter come to the fore on his YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/user/sinasl1. Pete brings a unique blend of creativity and style to the ‘Toob – the guitar world is lucky to have him!
We caught up with Pete at GuitCon 2017 to talk about his approach to creativity, his thoughts on gear, and to get a look at his signature Suhr guitar: https://www.suhr.com/instruments/standard/pete-thorn-signature/
GuitCon – https://en-gb.facebook.com/GuitCon/ – is an event organised by YouTuber and all-round dynamo, Henning Pauly, along with Warwick & Framus in Germany. It brings together content creators in the guitar world to hang out, talk and make videos. Just like this one…
Interesting bits and go-to sections…
- Pete plays us in: 00:00
- Pete’s approach to creativity and composition in demos: 4:00
- Choosing gear to enable your creative process (get familiar!) 13:30
- A quick comment on impulse responses, mics, amps and cabs: 19:20
- Pete’s signature Suhr guitar… 21:30
- … compared with Mick’s Strat and Dan’s Tele: 26:15
- But can it do Led Zep? 31:25
- Pete plays us out suing the GFI Specular Tempus: 33:29