Who's your favorite Offset player?

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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by zakmaster » Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:24 am

dougk wrote:Image

Ofcourse I'm biased.

Sadly Mike's no longer with us

I apologize for these questions, but I am sincere and really do want to know.

Why are you biased?

Who is in the photo? I am not aware of him and would like to check out his music.

Is your connection with him the guitar? That thing is beautiful. Thanks.

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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by MatthewK » Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:31 am

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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by silentium_vk » Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:47 am

iodine74 wrote: Image
Is this Harvey Keitel on the left? :unsure:
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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by thepastrecedes » Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:27 pm

zakmaster wrote:
dougk wrote:Image

Ofcourse I'm biased.

Sadly Mike's no longer with us

I apologize for these questions, but I am sincere and really do want to know.

Why are you biased?

Who is in the photo? I am not aware of him and would like to check out his music.

Is your connection with him the guitar? That thing is beautiful. Thanks.
Doug makes these beautiful guitars thats why ;) I think the guy in the photo is michael burks
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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by spindizzy » Tue Sep 04, 2012 9:47 pm

silentium_vk wrote:
iodine74 wrote: Image
Is this Harvey Keitel on the left?
Shame on you for not knowing The Church and Steve Kilbey on site!
More of a Rickenbacker/Strat band in their heyday but cool to see Marty all offsetted-up!

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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by electric12 » Wed Sep 05, 2012 1:03 am

spindizzy wrote:
silentium_vk wrote:
iodine74 wrote: Image
Is this Harvey Keitel on the left?
Shame on you for not knowing The Church and Steve Kilbey on site!
More of a Rickenbacker/Strat band in their heyday but cool to see Marty all offsetted-up!
Actually, IIRC, Peter Koppes was toting a Jazzmaster back in the late 80's (by which time I guess they'd passed their Heyday).

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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by spindizzy » Wed Sep 05, 2012 1:50 am

electric12 wrote: Actually, IIRC, Peter Koppes was toting a Jazzmaster back in the late 80's (by which time I guess they'd passed their Heyday).
Really? I only ever saw him with strats then... Go figure. He seems to favour acoustics nowadays.

And yeah, Heyday came out in '86 - still sounds great though.

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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by Jazzmastervsjaguar » Wed Sep 05, 2012 12:56 pm

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Robert Smith for sure! But more recently O paon (Geneviève Castrée) her latest effort pretty much changed me forever.

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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by Julien Unison » Wed Sep 05, 2012 3:31 pm

Oh gosh this is excellent ! Thanks for the discovering ! :-*

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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by weed_killer » Wed Sep 05, 2012 4:10 pm

Julien Unison wrote:Oh gosh this is excellent ! Thanks for the discovering !

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tI2giu5pjPE" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtofusdc5vk" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
yeah, I've never heard of her before, thanks! I think I'll pick up her record soon enough.

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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by SSquirrel » Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:08 am

Some great mentions on this list, but I still have to go for Thurston and Lee from Sonic Youth. They were the ones that kick started my interest in offset guitars and why I mentioned a Jazzmaster to my stepdad, who found my mid-90's CIJ model

Another mention is Warren Ellis from Nick Cave/Grinderman. I know he normally plays violin and mandolins, but he has a signature tenor guitar from Eastwood that has a Mustang style body. Check youtube for a video fo Grinderman playing Heathen Child on Jools Holland, it has him playing that guitar. The performance of No Pussy Blues from a couple years before also on Jools is phenomenal as well. He's playing a Mandocaster there, but the insanity that pours out of that instrument on that song is unreal. Love it. Grinderman 2 is currently in my car stereo heh.

Oh one extra add. Brad Laner of Medicine played a Fender Mustang. LOVE medicine. That first album (Shot Forth Self Living) the guitar is set for stun from the first notes of feedback and it's one of those albums you just sink deeply into while listening.
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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by panoramic » Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:12 am

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Julien Unison wrote:Oh gosh this is excellent ! Thanks for the discovering !

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tI2giu5pjPE" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtofusdc5vk" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
yeah, I've never heard of her before, thanks! I think I'll pick up her record soon enough.
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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by electric12 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:16 am

spindizzy wrote:
electric12 wrote: Actually, IIRC, Peter Koppes was toting a Jazzmaster back in the late 80's (by which time I guess they'd passed their Heyday).
Really? I only ever saw him with strats then... Go figure. He seems to favour acoustics nowadays.

And yeah, Heyday came out in '86 - still sounds great though.
Here's the vid for Under the Milky Way. PK on Jazzmaster and MWP on acoustic. Not my favourite Church song- in fact for me they went rather downhill from there. 1988.

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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by valley_parade » Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:19 pm

That's actually the only Church song that I know of. Noise By Numbers did a cover of it for a 7" a few years back, before Danny Vapid got all boring and shit.

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Re: Who's your favorite Offset player?

Post by mastermorya » Sat Sep 08, 2012 12:55 am

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Never thought of him as an offset player, but he's definitely my favorite player and there you go.

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