Prog-metal architect Aaron Marshall shows off a pair of dazzling Mayones prototypes before he explains using a small digital footprint for tons of tones.

Here’s a spitting image of the beautiful green prototype that has a 7th string, stunning purple finish, swamp ash body wings instead of mahogany, and because Aaron Marshall doesn’t prefer trems on extended-range instruments, it has a Schaller Hannes bridge. For this one, he’s using a custom hybrid set of D’Addario NYXLs that include .009-.013-.016-.030-.042-.052-.068.


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