About the songs
Short playing notes / ideas / riffs
Past poll results
A little about me
Many people will
no doubt say that it is incredibly sad to be interested in the musical
set-up that Thompson uses in concert and on albums. Nevertheless, as loyal
fans (and musicians / guitarists) we just have to know! For that reason,
this section archives information about RT's current setup and technique,
obtained from interviews and observations.
guitar, February 2001-General Acoustic Guitar article about RT's
Web Site, 30th August 1999-An article about RT's choice of microphones
on the current tour. Great article!
www.salon.com interview, August 1999-Extracts
from an interview with salon.com about RT's guitar technique.
player November 1999-An article outlining the Mock Tudor setup
and RT's current string choice, and gear choice when on tour.
www.salon.com interview, 1996-Extracts
from an interview with salon.com about RT;s guitar technique
The Magazine June 1996-Discussion of You? Me? Us? equipment. Some
interesting guitars mentioned that RT would not usually be associated
Guitar Player June 1996-Discussion
centering around the equipment that RT uses when on the road.
Patrick Humphries Biography (published
1996)-A short listing of guitars previously owned by RT.
Mix, June 1994-Small segment
taken from an article reprinted by Hokey Pokey about RT's guitar collection
Wester Massachusetts Valley Advocate,
17 Mar 94-
Some discussion about recording Mirror Blue
The Magazine February 1994-Thompson's directory: A general article
about RT's guitar collection and the equipment used on Mirror Blue.
Guitar Player November 1993-Discussion
of recording techniques used on "Mirror Blue."
Guitar Player September 1991-Interview
with RT on Recording techniques and guitars / amplification used on "Rumour
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