Behringer: Distortion Modeller (also works for bass)
Behringer: Ultra-Flanger (also works for bass)
Jim Dunlop: 1mm Guitar Picks
Jim Dunlop: 3mm Big Stubby Bass Picks
Behringer: TO100 Tube Overdrive (Also works for bass)
Special Edition: Classic
PRS: SE Custom
Fender: Jaguar Classic Player
Favorite bands :
At The Drive-In, Glassjaw, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Botch, Converge, Bloc Party, Radiohead, Million Dead, Yourcodenameis:Milo, Frank Turner, Neutral Milk Hotel, Pavement, Pedro The Lion, Opeth, Alexisonfire, Mastodon, City And Colour, Thursday, Refused, ...And So I Watch You From Afar, The Mars Volta, Blakfish, Mutiny On The Bounty, Brand New, The Smiths, Taking Back Sunday, Protest The Hero, Cynic, Deftones...too many to list. Everything from folk and pop to death metal and mathcore.
Favorite guitarists :
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Dave Knudson, Justin Beck, Ben Weinman, Dallas Green, Kurt Ballou, Andy Williams/Jordan Buckley, Jonny Greenwood, Russell Lissack, Thomas Erak, Kristofer Steen/Jon Brдnnstrцm, Paul Mullen, Adam Jones, Stephen Carpenter, Paul Masvidal, Mikael Akerfeldt, Luke Hoskin/Tim Millar, Jesse Lacey...generally anyone who uses a lot of effects pedals.
Favorite bassists :
Matt Rubano, Justin Chancellor, Tim Ward, Nate Mendel, Chris Steele, Manuel Carrero, Tim Payne, Paul Hinojos, Gordon Moakes. Someone who can play a catchy countermelody or harmony, but still slam the shit out those root notes when necessary.
Favorite books :
I don't read half as much as I should, but the David Peace Red Riding books are very good.
Favorite tv :
The Wire, Later with...Jools Holland, Being Human, The Simpsons, Burnistoun, The Limmy Show, South Park, Mad Men...and Jeremy Kyle for when the Daily Mail isn't available.
Favorite movies :
Not a big film fan, but I liked Donnie Darko, Man On The Moon, Airplane!, Royal Tenenbaums, Control, The Truman Show, American Splendor.