Captain Lee Anderton's Rig. Anderson’s latest release, Birds Above Guitarland, showcases the maturing musical taste of an artist who easily stretches from rock to blues to country to surf to Wes Montgomery-inspired jazz. But then basics too: What am I accomplishing on the first day of recording? It’s got a multi-radius fingerboard, it’s got some cavities up in the front of the guitar. For his production work on albums with Dwight Yoakam from 1986 to 2003, he has taken home a Grammy while the records have gone multi-platinum, selling more than 25 million copies and counting. Reviews with Audiofanzine.com. Continue to Rig-Talk Message Board. Reverend Guitars and Basses are made with Korina bodies, loaded with Reverend's custom pickups. And part of the reason I brought up the Guitar Center contest backing tracks was to ask: Did you use similar backing tracks of your Birds Above Guitarland material to practice over before you went on the road? I downsized a lot of that stuff because you had to have two of everything when I toured with Dwight. I’m pulling, at any given time, five notes with my right hand. So, yeah, [I did practice with the Birds Above Guitarland tracks] a lot. He probably can’t do what I do. I love instrumentals and they’re, in my case, really difficult to write because they have to have meaningful melodic heads, musical statements, and somewhat creative chord changes. As you are about to find out, with Knopfler it is all mostly about simplicity. Guitar.com You told me years ago that when you first took the Dwight Yoakam gig, you were coming from a background of more of a bluesy player. Unit 5, Silveroaks Farm, Hawkhurst Lane, Waldron, Heathfield, E.Sussex, UK, TN21 0RS Tel (0)1435- 813393, International +44 1435 813393 VAT Reg. I’m playing more chordal. Saved by Lou Dacks. For his signature PA1 (which is tuned down to “D”, the gauges are 11.5,.15,.18,.32, .44, .54. The producer of the record is really directing everybody like the director of a film, and he is responsible for every note that everyone plays, on everything. PETE ANDERSON PA-1 RT. They admired my playing, and they told him, ‘Rick, you should book this guy, it’s Pete Anderson.’ And he was like, ‘Man, I don’t know much about Dwight Yoakam, and I don’t know who you are.’, And I’m kind of like, ‘Well, I’m not discouraged by that, but let me tell you this: I worked for a guy for whom I produced who sold above 20 million records, we toured the world for 18 years, and I’ve been on the Tonight Show 19 times. So I started doing it myself, and then Kevin who works with me here started booking me. The December 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now! He discovered that many of the old Blues guys used flat wounds for slide playing and he’s applied that to his guitars as well. In the early days with Dwight Yoakam, Pete Anderson’s trademark guitar was a sunburst ’59 Telecaster Custom (with binding, rosewood board, and stock pickups). Do those credentials help you in any way getting me gigs?’. And if I go there with any kind of a lick, or phrasing, it’s not so shocking. And I could break even and say, ‘OK, I recouped the cost of making the record, and I own the master and I’m going to try to get lucky with licensing something, or see what happens.’ But that’s just not plausible now because there’s no Mom and Pop stores, and there’s no hard CDs, it’s all downloads. Absolutely. It’s all American Idol, it’s all big pop, young kids, hip-hop, R&B, and kids’ bands. Advertisement. Sixty percent of what I can do on the guitar was left off the table because it wasn’t appropriate for his music. Bill got exactly who I was and what I was doing. And now with the advent of me having signature instruments, I’ve got guitars coming out my eyeballs. I align it with filmmaking, so studio would be the location, actors would be the musicians, script would be the songs, the engineer would be the director of photography, and that’s how it works. So in doing that, I figured that I would go into this thing under the banner of the blues world. GB 241 7291 72 . My label, Little Dog, was much more of an Americana label, and I didn’t know the blues world, so I released it six months later through VizzTone as an imprint, with Richard Rosenblatt and VizzTone out of Boston. I played Dwight music. That came out September 17th, 2013. Pete wanted a classic hollow sound and look, but with the ability to play at higher volumes without uncontrollable feedback. It did not matter what I said, who I called. I got a lot of action out of it, and a lot of notoriety. And that requires my concentration on everything that I’m doing. Pete Anderson is a Grammy-award winning artist and producer best known for his critically acclaimed guitar work and production of Dwight Yoakam. I’ve gotten kind of bored with linear playing for myself. All crowd-sourced and built by you. And I use that in the show too. 11/24 - Hagerman Amplification Boost - Broadband & Treble Boost with Overdrive Qualities 11/21 - Hagerman Amplification Phase - A Phaser that Gently Swirls Anderson is most known for his guitar work with, and critically acclaimed production of, country music star Dwight Yoakam from 1984 through 2002. But when you brought up the Guitar Center tracks it made me think of that because I’m going to use those tracks, pare them down to three or five to play to and demonstrate what I’m talking about. Pete Anderson Eastsider T. This plank may look standard at first glance, but it’s factory hot-rodded and stage ready right out of the box. I don’t try to play like Wes, but I try to absorb Wes. Anderson: I’ve only gotten into it a little bit. Pete Honoré (aka "Danish Pete") knows about tone. 11/24 - Hagerman Amplification Boost - Broadband & Treble Boost with Overdrive Qualities 11/21 - Hagerman Amplification Phase - A Phaser that Gently Swirls I’ve got a four-car garage that I built a beautiful studio in. Can you just use that, whether you like or not, or know what it is? Now I’m in the center of the stage, playing guitars that I designed, through amps that I designed, with slides that I designed, with pickups that I designed. But that fell apart in ‘06, and I told my wife — who is a recording engineer at our studio at the building we had been leasing for nine years in Burbank — I said, ‘You know what, I’m not going to be in anybody’s band ever again. Electric Guitars Over 2000 different models ready to ship with free next day UK delivery! King riff in Dwight Yoakam’s recording of “Little Sister.” It’s a complete rip of a B.B. It was like playing clothes-line wire. Guitar.com And so now with your work on Birds Above Guitarland, you’ve taken those blues and country elements and even added a touch of jazz to it. And in doing that I’m going to tour behind clinics. Anderson: My main guitar is made by Reverend. How much of a co-writer? The V (five) chord was always dominant, it wasn’t a major V like in country. Guitar.com So on the road you stretched out and improvised live over these songs? But I could never, ever, ever teach them — including myself — to play it just like Elmore James. There were probably a number of things motivating me, but, thinking back on it, watching Pete play live was probably the one thing that most made me think, This is so cool I've got to give it a try. The biggest unwound third I could get. There’s always going to be a solo that’s open to interpretation. Custom Electric Guitars Custom Guitars Reverend Guitars Signature Guitar Guitar Room Guitar Pins Gallows Guitar Collection Banjos. And I brought my overhead down, so I could make low-budget records, because that’s all that’s left. So I started singing lower in my range, and it felt right to me. He’s famously driven and single-minded, constantly seeking out great instruments and unique sounds to build a unique catalogue of stellar guitar music. Not one, but two Pete Anderson PA-1 RT Signatures from Reverend Guitars, plugged straight into a Cornell Romany Plus. Five years on from the King Of The Blues’ death in 2015, aged 89, a new movie featuring Wendell Pierce as BB is in the works. That comes with P-90s and a Bigsby, my frets, my neck angle, my headstock angle. I put my frets on it, I put a Bigsby on it, I put P-90s on it. issue that interviewed Pete and he described his finger picking style and added that he was lucky that he had strong fingernails and that it took him 6 months to get it down. Notes: 1 - I am a Tokai endorsee who tries to keep an even keel 2 - There is a Cole Clark Signature Series acoustic guitar named after me. And I’m sort of bridging, in my own way, blues and country and jazz — kind of what Scotty was doing. Reverend Unveils Gilded Pete Anderson Models Visit the Reverend Guitars booth and learn more about their newest electric guitar offerings - the Pete Anderson PA-1 RT, Gil Parris II, and Rick Vito models. Such an unorthodox picker at times, but still has that classic country sound when he wants to. And I thought that would be my best way to re-introduce myself, my album, and what I’m trying to do. And so I did have a lot of gear. Pete Anderson Eastsider T. This plank may look standard at first glance, but it’s factory hot-rodded and stage ready right out of the box. And we started doing it that way. It’s a very playable guitar. We had a wash tub and a washboard, but we didn’t have a jug. Tele style guitars in the “D” tuning -it’s a 10-52 set. And that comes from what’s pleasing in your ear. I hadn’t fronted a band in a long time. I made Even Things Up in 2011 with my buddy Mike Murphy, and we ended up with an organ trio where he played organ and bass, and I had a good drummer, and myself. Because there’s people that do that. And I try to explain to it from the viewpoint of filmmaking, because a lot of people know how films are made. It was very clique-y, very compartmentalized in how they do it. But yeah, I came from the roots. Pete’s Gear Guitars: Reverend PA1 Pete Anderson Signature. Shop for guitars, drums, keys and tech gear online at Andertons Music Co. Free delivery, flexible finance, and our trademark service come as standard! And in blues, it’s retro-gressions. 9.5, 11.5, .16, .28, .39, .49. So it came time to make a second record. Detroit native Pete Anderson made a name for himself in the ’80s, playing a ton of twang while Dwight Yoakam sang. And I started exploring a new guitar because the Tele didn’t work for me for that particular sound. But I saw the guitar, but the sound was Scotty. Pete Anderson hasn't worked with Dwight Yoakam since 2002, but his association with Yoakam was so successful and visible he may never shake free of that shadow. The October 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now! Anderson: I’m tuned down a whole step, so when I play an E natural on my guitar, it’s a D. The string gauges are 11.5, 14, 18, 34, 44, 54. It will be like, ‘Here’s some tracks to play to, and here’s what I would play on them, and on this one we’re going to work on pentatonic, or flat-five, or substitution chords…’ Things like that. Anderson: I don’t watch the format so much. So if you and I were going to guitar school together and we were walking down the hall and we saw a bulletin that said, “We’re going to start a production class.” And I said, ‘Hey Adam, check this out: How to produce records.’ And we’re both guitar players, and all we wanna do is play guitar and write our music and do what we do. Together they appeared on the “Tonight Show” 19 times, and toured the world for 18 years, between Yoakam’s emergence as a fresh new voice in the mid-’80s, and Anderson’s departure in 2002. I’d love to sell it as a curriculum to music schools. By John Heidt. I could sing country music, and I can write country songs, but there’s a lid on the country world in that, you’re never going to advance much further than just playing little honky-tonks. I did two tours during my time with Dwight, one in ‘95, and one in ‘97, but it was really in the middle of Dwight’s career, and we were concentrating on that. Where are the pitfalls? On PremierGuitar.com, "Sponsored Content" refers to articles, videos, or audio recordings that are produced or curated by an advertiser but that Premier Guitar is happy to share alongside our own editorial content due to the Sponsored Content’s educational, musical, or entertainment value. The Reverend Pete Anderson Signature PA-1 RB is the latest installment in Reverend Guitars’ PA-1 full-hollow body series equipped with Reverend’s new-for-2020 Retroblast pickups. So I fall on the blues side of the page. It’s a tough road. Because it starts to fluctuate as you move away from it. I do find it interesting that now I’m playing a guitar that looks kind of like the one Scotty played. He went through about 4 prototypes to get it right. It’s just Pete Anderson, guitar player. But is just kinda is what it is. Guitar.com And you’ll get into topics covering arranging, voicings…. Anderson: Yeah, I had played a lot of blues, and switched over to playing country in the mid-70s, and started learning how to play country. Anderson: Thank you. His name was Moot Davis and it was country, it was sort of like Webb Pierce country, like late ‘50s, like Hank Sr. For slides, he’s been using his signature Rock Slide. I put my records out on Little Dog. The director gets the best performance from his artists — his actors — and I get the best performance from my musicians and star, or whoever the client is. I’m going to just be the best Pete Anderson I can. Guitar.com You’re always working on new music, right? So you’re not doing as much producing, or as much with Little Dog Records at this point? Please take note before reading any further, this preset is made for Guitar Rig 5 Pro. And it doesn’t make sense for me to put my hand in your pocket from bandstand sales, because that’s where everybody makes their money. Anderson: Yeah, I did every one of them, but they stopped doing them. Then I can use them in the clinics and for sale in the package. Arranged by tour and album. I kept the most valuable instruments, and if I pulled out all my instruments today and you and I were here, except for the the three vintage ones that I still have that are family, everything I have is more of a tool: this is a six string bass with flatwounds, this is an octave mandolin, this is 12-string, this is a banjo, this is an acoustic that does this, this is an acoustic that does that. I did a tour last year and hit the United States, and Toronto and Vancouver. From classics like Fender, Gibson & Ibanez to modern brands like Chapman, PRS & Reverend. Guitar.com So tell me what you’ve been up to since the last time we spoke. King’s Bluesville on Sirius/XM radio. He said, ‘Man, this record is great.’ He’d help us with the blues world, because he was all about helping. Jim Dunlop invented this capo, and it’s unique because it has a little bar in it that slides right over your fret, and elevates your strings just slightly, enough that you don’t get any fret rattle when you play slide. Americana music enthusiasts and guitar tone freaks have been following Pete Anderson’s music and career moves for decades. The record got done, and we went on the road. The Burbank Moose Lodge doesn’t seem a likely place for electrifying guitar performances, but Pete Anderson and band spent three days in December 2014 dazzling the crowds that showed up there to see them. The Pete Anderson Trio playing "Blue Guitar" from their record "Even Things Up". I like Seth Walker, he’s made four records already, and I don’t know that he’s Americana. Home » Rig Rundown: Greg ... For something a bit more rumbling, Koch goes with his Reverend Pete Anderson Eastsider Baritone that’s tuned down to C. And this sig is done up in Kochwork Orange, which is being exclusive to Wildwood Guitars. The October 2020 issue of Guitar Magazine is out now! That’s like making a movie, and then I decided to do a play. Rig Rundown: All Souls' Antonio Aguilar. Pete Anderson Eastsider S. This plank may look standard at first glance, but it’s factory hot-rodded and stage ready right out of the box. Reverend Guitars, Pete Anderson PA-1 RT. He had a blues pentatonic approach with chicken pickin’ to country music, sort of like you would get off a Howlin’ Wolf record, that Hubert Sumlin would do. I left Dwight in ‘02, parted ways, and I still had my label, Little Dog, for whatever a record label is worth. Pete Anderson (born 1948 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American Grammy Award-winning producer/guitarist. That would have been one refuge, but I wasn’t looking for that. 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