The "space lords" take time for a pit stop with us to cover the everyman Gibsons, scorching Marshalls, and nasty fuzzes that ignite their psychedelic orbit.
Phil Caivano’s go-to 6-string for songs that require him to tune down to C standard is this 1970s “sandwich-bodied” Gibson Les Paul Standard. It still has the original ’bucker in the neck, but he swapped the bridge model for a DiMarzio PAF Pro. Since it’s tuned lower, and Phil likes to keep the guitars feeling similar, he goes with Dunlop .013–.060 strings to mimic the tension in the other guitars.
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