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Animals as Leaders: A Different Breed

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Animals as Leaders: A Different Breed

Javier Reyes' Gear

Guitars
Ibanez RGA guitars with DiMarzio D Activator 8 pickups.

Effects
Fractal Audio Systems Axe-Fx II controlled by Fractal MFC-101 MIDI foot controller.

Strings and Picks
DR .010 sets with a .060 seventh string and an .080 bass string for 8-string standard tuning (with the eighth string tuned down to low E), Jim Dunlop .60mm picks.

Tosin Abasi's Gear

Guitars
Ibanez RG2228 with EMG 808X pickups, Ibanez custom 8-string hollowbody, Ola Strandberg custom 8-string with fanned frets.

Effects
Fractal Audio Systems Axe-Fx II controlled by Fractal MFC-101 MIDI foot controller, Boomerang Plus phrase sampler.

Strings and Picks
DR .010 sets with a .060 seventh string and an .080 bass string for 8-string standard tuning (with the eighth string tuned down to low E), Jim Dunlop .60mm picks.

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For an up-close look at Animals as Leaders’ instrumental prowess, check out the following clips on YouTube.com.


Dig an entire Animals as Leaders concert from Kosmonavt in St. Petersburg, Russia, on September 29, 2011.


Animals as Leaders “Cylindrical Sea” LIVE 11/8/11 in Indianapolis IN


Abasi employs unorthodox techniques to create an otherworldly effect at the House of Blues in Houston, Texas, on November 17, 2011.

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