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Rig Rundown: Duran Duran's John Taylor

While admitting to not being a gear junkie, the new-wave bass icon explains how he came to love Peavey basses, why they’re comparable to BMWs, and what makes up his signature tone.


PG’s Chris Kies hangs with bass icon John Taylor of Duran Duran before their headlining gig at the Ascend Amphitheater in Nashville to chat about why he prefers stock Peavey basses, how he acquired his favorite bassist’s StingRay, and the way he carves his own signature sonic space in the band.

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