They talk guitar heroes and influences, his love for the Kramer brand, what it's like to play with a symphonic orchestra and how he started his extremely popular YouTube channel, with some helpful tips and tricks for those out there that want to follow in his footsteps!
0:00 Intro & Epic Playing
1:06 Charlies Introduction To Guitar & Influences
2:50 New Signature Kramer Vanguard
5:00 What It's Like To Have A Signature Kramer Guitar
7:24 Difference Between 1st Signature Nite-V & The New Vanguard
8:18 Why Charlie Prefers A Hard Tail Guitar
10:05 How Charlie Divebombs Without a Tremolo
11:20 Why EMG Pickups?
13:20 Final Specs on the Charlie Parra Kramer Vanguard
15:20 Where To Get Charlies New Signature
15:40 CAUTION *YOUR FACE MAY MELT*
16:41 How Charlie Got Started On YouTube
20:20 Where Charlies Online Journey Has Lead Him
21:25 Charlies Tips For Starting Out On YouTube/Online
24:39 What It Was Like To Play With A Symphonic Orchestra
27:15 Charlies Favourite Gig
28:30 Is There an 80's Guitar Revival Coming?!
29:53 Charlies Favourite Strings, Picks, Amps & Pedals
31:44 Outro & More Epic Playing!
In this episode of Rock and Shop, Dagan chats to the shredding sensation that is Charlie Parra - the Peruvian guitar virtuoso with multiple bands and projects under his belt, an extremely successful YouTube channel and not one, but TWO signature Kramer Guitars!
Dagan sits down with Charlie for a virtual interview where we get an in-depth look and insight into the gear he uses, WHY he uses it and HOW he uses it to make such a massive sound! What are his go too amps and pedals when playing live and why he loves rocking a bit of Lady GaGa!
Rock and Shop is a new series featuring interviews with your favourite bands, artists and musicians. But this is so much more than a gear guide. This is your chance to hear about what gear these artists couldn’t live without, what gear they started with and what gear they rely on.
This is an insight into the products and instruments these bands and artists use or have used throughout the years, showcasing how you too can get hold of your favourite artists' gear.