Adrian Belew – 2010


A detailed gear diagram of Adrian Belew's 2010 stage setup that traces the signal flow of the equipment in his guitar rig.

Artist/Tech Quote:

"From retro sounds to MIDI to cutting edge virtual guitar sounds, on-board modeled guitars and looping, this rig has the whole history of guitar signal processing somewhere in the signal chain." - Adrian Belew

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GuitarGeek Notes:

Big thanks to Adrian's guitar tech, Andre' Cholmondeley, for unraveling this incredible setup!

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    About the Illustrator


    Adam Cooper's award winning GuitarGeek rig illustrations have appeared in GuitarPlayer, Total Guitar UK, Guitarist, Alternative Press, History of Marshall Amplifiers, Roland/Boss User Guides, Ibanez Steve Vai Jemini & Paul Gilbert Airplane Flanger Instruction Manuals, Swervedriver's "Juggernaut Rides" CD as well as the longest running monthly column in Guitar World Magazine's history: Vulgar Display of Power. Before launching GuitarGeek.Com, Adam published the highly respected music zine, Whirlpool, which was distributed worldwide via major record store chains. As a guitarist and songwriter, he formed the band Alison's Halo which released two critically acclaimed records and secured coveted slots with bands like The Verve, Ultra Vivid Scene, Curve, Jimmy Eat World, Of Montreal, Butterfly Child, The Apples In Stereo, Gin Blossoms, The Boo Radleys, Stereophonics, Medicine, Lovesliescrushing, Bailter Space and many others.

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    1. firewalk13 says:

      Damn, that is crazy! This rig is amazingly geeked.

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