Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Jonny Greenwood's versatility 'helps create Radiohead's sound'

Electric guitar player Jonny Greenwood has been praised for his skills on a variety of instruments.</p><p>
Great deals on musical instruments

Jonny Greenwood, the lead guitar player in Radiohead, has been praised for his ability to play several different instruments.

According to an article on Den of Geek, the star is not only a great guitar player but also has several other strings to his bow.

"Adept at playing synths, keys and number of other instruments, Greenwood's also a skilled user of the ondes Martenot, an instrument that dates back to 1928 and produces an eerie sound," it said.

The article stated that it was often these instruments that help give Radiohead their experimental sound.

Greenwood has also composed the scores for several films, including There Will Be Blood.

Earlier this year, Ed O'Brien, one of Greenwood's bandmates in Radiohead, told the BBC that now is a great time for young musicians as the current uncertainty about the future of the music industry is helping to provide huge scope for creativity and innovation.

Superb value Electric Guitars available nowADNFCR-2133-ID-19684443-ADNFCR

Posted on 23 Mar 2010 17:30 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Built to complement the modern percussive musician, the SPD::ONE range exhibits complete versatility and adaptability in the face of live performance.

26 May 2017 12:25
thumbnail

TC Helicon launch VoiceLive 3 Extreme vocal and guitar FX unit at Musikmesse 2015.

14 Apr 2015 16:15
thumbnail

TC Electronic expand the Ditto Looper lineup with the Ditto Stereo Looper.

14 Apr 2015 06:45
thumbnail

TC-Helicon have launched the Switch-6, a footswitch with, yep, 6 switches.

23 Sep 2014 16:49
thumbnail

A special edition version of the popular TC Electronic Ditto Looper pedal has been announced.

22 Jul 2014 16:00
thumbnail

The Play Acoustic is the first ever combined vocal and electro-acoustic guitar processer.

13 May 2014 16:00

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Building upon the success of the acclaimed Hall of Fame Reverb Pedal, the second instalment from TC Electronic sees a much more refined and modern rendition.

26 May 2017 09:55
thumbnail

Novation's Circuit Groovebox is now more expressive than ever, with new firmware granting players exciting new updates to enhance their playing experience

25 May 2017 11:53
thumbnail

Complete with integrated Wi-fi capabilities the Ui24R Recording and Mixing System can operate almost anywhere with unprecedented control and access.

24 May 2017 12:51
thumbnail

Following CITES agreement last year, Fender has announced that their Elite guitar and bass range will be subject to strict regulation and substitution of woods.

23 May 2017 12:21
thumbnail

A reinterpretation of its predecessor, the Moog Subsequent 37 CV Analog Synth builds upon a cumulative effort between Moog and the very people who play them.

18 May 2017 16:00
thumbnail

With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.

17 May 2017 12:40