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MikeFender
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SEEKING

Accordion, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer, Bagpipes, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Cello, Clarinet, DJ, Dobro, Drums, Electronic Music, Fiddle, Flute, Harmonica, Harp, Keyboard, Lead Guitar, Mandolin, Other, Other Percussion, Piano, Rhythm Guitar, Saxophone, Steel guitar, Trombone, Trumpet, Ukulele, Upright bass, Violin, Vocalist, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor.

ABOUT

Aggressive yet soulful, classic, bluesy rock guitarist with an extremely distinct style rooted deeply in the 60's and 70's. Favouring character and feel over technical finesse.

Lead guitarist in 'The Stereos' since 2009. Played various venues in London, Leicester Square and Camden, Waddesdon Manor and Buckinghamshire. Played with Martin Grech, and personally associated with Arctic Monkeys manager Geoff Barradale. Headlined 'Beechstock' in 2011 with The Stereos. Worked in studios and with various bands. Played with many cover bands, picking up all material in a short space of time. Guitar teacher for several years, house band player at countless jam nights, worked with X Factor runners up on solo projects producing and recording.

Screen name:
MikeFender
Member since:
Apr 21 2018
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Just for Fun
Years playing music:
1
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week

Influences

Matt Bellamy, Angus Young, Gary Moore, Peter Green, Eddie Hazel, Kim Thayil, Slash, to name a few.

Instrument experience:

Lead Guitar:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

American Fender strat, homemade Les Paul copy with hand-wound pickups. More vintage amps than you can wave a stick at.