June 2010: Paul Crouch
Axe: Gibson Les Paul Custom, Fender Squire Strat, Yamaha APX 4A, Westone Bass
Amp and Effects: Marshall Haze combo, Boss ME-5, RC-2, Dunlop Crybaby
Favourite Styles: Mmmmm… Everything from Rock, Punk, Folk, Psychedelic, Grunge, Stoner, Progressive, Ska (Old school), Funk, Madchester, Reggae, Dub, Trip Hop, Old Blues, Rockabilly, Swamp, Alt Country, Classical and everything in between!
Influences: (Roughly Chronological) T Rex, Wings, Pink Floyd, Mungo Jerry, The Clash, Bob Marley, The Jam, The Stranglers, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Thin Lizzy, Ted Nugent, Black Sabbath, Hawkwind, Motorhead, Culture Shock, Sub Humans, Conflict, early Soundgarden, Snuff, PJ Harvey, The Primevals, Fudge Tunnel, Mudhoney, Black Flag, Primus, L7, Fugazi, Prong, Loop, The Godfathers, The Cult , Morcheeba, Portishead, Radiohead, The Prodigy, The Orb, Orbital, The Stone Roses, The Verve, Gomez, Tool, The Herd, Combat Wombat, Asian Dub Foundation, Ravi Shanka, Art Blakey, Robert Johnson, Blind Willie Mctell, Muddy Waters, The Skatalites, Toots and the Maytals, Lee Perry, Horace Andy, King Tubby, Peter Tosh, The New Jack Rubies, Texas Tea……to mention a few!
“Every journey starts with a single step.”
Career Highlights: …Laughs! Designing the John Lennon ‘Legend’ Album and being told by Yoko Ono that she didn’t like the shade of Yellow inside the CD Booklet! …And doing the cut out around Leo Sayers head for his ‘Love Songs Collection’ and him not wanting to have a ‘Boofie’ hair do… then being told, “by the way, they files need to be in Germany tonight”.