Published in PM February 2008
People + Opinion : Stage Gear
23rd November 2007
Photographer: Kelda Hole
Cherry Ghost are an English indie rock band from Bolton, whose name began life in 2005 as an alias for lead singer and guitarist Simon Aldred and gradually became a band. Their debut album, Thirst For Romance, reached number seven in the UK album charts and the band has played support for various artists, including Amy Winehouse.
Simon Aldred — vocals, guitar
Gibson 335 ('70s).
JMI 30-Watt combo.
Boss Tremolo pedal.
Moolon compressor pedal.
T-Rex boost, drive and delay pedals.
Z Vex Trem Probe pedal.
Gibson B-25 acoustic guitar.
Gibson J-45 acoustic guitar.
Pendulum SPS-1 stereo preamp.
Vocals: Shure Beta 58A.
Guitar cabs: Shure KSM 32/CG & Beta 57.
Kit mics: Shure Beta 91 kick mic, Beta 98 D/S, KSM 44/SL, KSM 32/CG, Beta 52A, SM 81-LC.
Inset (left) Shure Beta 58A mounted next to vintage Astatic Model 30.
Phill Anderson — bass
Gibson Thunderbird bass guitar.
Rickenbacker 4003 bass guitar.
Ampeg Classic 8 x 10 bass cabinet.
Ampeg SVT Classic bass cabinet.
Boss TR-2 pedal.
Boss TU-2 chromatic tuner.
Boss OS-2 pedal.
Sansamp Bass Driver DI pedal.
Sansamp Bass Driver DI Programmable pedal.
Ben Parsons — keyboard, vocals
Nord electro II keyboard.
Roland RD700SX stage piano.
Roland Fantom S keyboard.
Octave Plateau Kitten II synth.
Access Virus T1 synth.
Korg Kaoss Pad 3 effects processor.
Muse Receptor (runs Akoustik piano and M-tron).
Mackie CR1604 VLZ Pro mixer.
Lexicon effects unit.
Akai S6000 sampler.
Akai S5000 sampler.
Jim Rhodes — guitar
Gibson SG (1972) .
Danelectro baritone guitar.
Selmer Treble 'n' Bass amp head.
Vox 2 x 12 speaker cabinet.
Maestro Echoplex tape delay.
TS9DX Tubescreamer pedal.
Danelectro Tuna Melt tremolo pedal.
Seymour Duncan Pickup Booster pedal.
DOD Juice Box pedal.
Grenville Harrop — drums, vocals
Pearl Masters Custom BRX drum kit in Antique Gold.
Birch Shells 22-inch kick.
12-inch rack tom.
14-inch floor tom.
16-inch floor tom.
14-inch maple snare (MMX).
Zildjian 22-inch K Custom Dark ride,
Zildjian 18-inch K Custom Session crash.
Zildjian 16-inch K Custom Hybrid crash.
Zildjian 14-inch K Custom hi-hats.
Zildjian Dennis Chambers signature model drumsticks.
DW 5000 Series kick pedal.
Evans G2 drum skins. 0
Published in PM February 2008
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