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.

If the sky blue Cirrus ever needs a rest or breaks a string, Taylor will take a spin with this Peavey Cirrus that has a flame maple veneer. He compares playing these basses to driving a BMW because he feels that each one is rock solid, consistent, and you know what you’re getting each and every night.

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