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The amazing Christophe Godin made a pit stop to Laney’s prestigious
headquarters during his UK clinic tour recently. To take time to look
around the facility and chat to the people who lovingly make Laney amps
sound so good. Here’s something he recorded during the visit using an LX
Alphabeat: The cuddly Danish pop sensation are currently on a mammoth
tour of the UK and Europe, and will be road testing the LV300T and the Nexus
Tube. The band also are appearing at the enormous TMF music awards at the
end of this week.
The bizarrely named Liverpudlian legends have recently played a series of shows at prestigious venues around the world (including the Royal Albert Hall and Radio City Music Hall in New York) where the band showcased their iconic album Ocean Rain in its entirety. Original guitarist Will Sergeant, and new member Gordy Gaudie are using L20-410 and L20Hs respectively.
Having taken the UK charts by storm earlier this year with anthemic electro single Black and Gold Sam has gone on to tour the UK and Europe, taking with him guitarist Ben Jones who now endorses Laney TT50s.
Jo Whileys favourite band and radio one A Listers have taken delivery of a whole heap of Laney gear, including VC30-212, L20H, LT-212 and an L5T. The band are currently touring their album Colourful Life.
Brighton based ska / drum n bass combo are taking
delivery of a new Starclassic Maple kit this week.
The hugely influential post punk / industrial band are
touring the UK, Europe and the US using a loaned Tama Starclassic Maple drum
Manchester based indie kings, who were raised to
prominence with the single are now touring the UK and
Europe to rave reviews. They will shortly be endorsing Starclassic BB drums.
The math-rock sensations and NME darlings are currently
touring the UK with US tama endorsees Holy F**K. Foals have managed to
sell out 2000 + seat venues and look set to compound the success of their
recent album XII with further touring later in the year.