Thursday, September 17, 2009

Teppei's Guitars: Song By Song

I'm going to start looking through videos to see which guitar Teppei uses live for each song. I doubt I'll find every song, and I'm not even going to attempt Identity Crisis, but I'm going to keep updating this over time. I won't go into elaborate detail about the guitars, as I've done that already in past articles. If you've got anything to add, please do!

Note about 2009: Teppei seems to be using his ES-335 for everything that he used to play the Les Paul on.

THE ILLUSION OF SAFETY- 2002
Kill Me Quickly- Gibson Les Paul
A Subtle Dagger-
See You In The Shallows- Gibson Les Paul
Betrayal Is A Symptom- Gibson Les Paul
Deadbolt- Gibson Les Paul(2002-2009)
In Years To Come-
The Red Death- Gibson Les Paul
A Living Dance Upon Dead Minds-
Where Idols Once Stood-
Trust- Nash Telecaster (2008)
To Awake and Avenge the Dead- Gibson Les Paul
So Strange I Remember You- Gibson Les Paul
The Beltsville Crucible-

THE ARTIST IN THE AMBULANCE- 2003
Cold Cash and Colder Hearts- Fender Amer. Deluxe Tele (03-04)/Nash Tele (05-present)
Under A Killing Moon- Gibson Les Paul
All That's Left- Gibson Les Paul/Nash Tele (2008)
Sillhouette- Gibson Les Paul
Stare At The Sun- Fender Amer. Deluxe Tele (03-04)/Nash Tele (05-present)
Paper Tigers- Gibson Les Paul
Hoods On Peregrine-
The Melting Point Of Wax- Fender Amer. Deluxe Tele (03-04)/Nash Tele (2008)
Blood Clots and Black Holes- Gibson Les Paul
The Artist In The Ambulance- Gibson Les Paul (03-07)/Nash Tele (08-present)
The Abolition Of Man-
Don't Tell and We Won't Ask- Gibson Les Paul

VHEISSU- 2005
Image Of The Invisible- Nash Tele (2005)
Between The End and Where We Lie-
The Earth Will Shake- Gibson Les Paul
Atlantic- Gibson Les Paul
For Miles- Gibson Les Paul
Hold Fast Hope- Nash Tele (2008)
Like Moths To Flame-
Music Box-
Of Dust and Nations- Gibson Les Paul
Stand and Feel Your Worth- Gibson Les Paul
Red Sky- Gibson Les Paul (2005)/Nash Tele (2007-present)
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The Flags Of Dawn- Nash Tele

THE ALCHEMY INDEX VOL. 1: FIRE- 2007
Firebreather- Fender Baritone Jaguar
The Messenger- Fender Baritone Jaguar
Backdraft- Fender Baritone Jaguar
The Arsonist- Fender Baritone Jaguar
Burn The Fleet- Fender Baritone Jaguar
The Flame Deluge-

THE ALCHEMY INDEX VOL. 2: WATER- 2007
Digital Sea- no guitar
Open Water- no guitar
Lost Continent- no guitar
Night Diving-
The Whaler- no guitar
Kings Upon the Main-

THE ALCHEMY INDEX VOL. 3: AIR- 2008
Broken Lungs- Nash Tele
The Sky Is Falling- Nash Tele
A Song For Milly Michaelson- ES-335
Daedalus- Nash Tele
As The Crow Flies-
Silver Wings- Taylor (only played acoustic)

THE ALCHEMY INDEX VOL. 4: EARTH- 2008
Moving Mountains- Taylor
Digging My Own Grave-
The Earth Isn't Humming- Nash Tele
The Lion and the Wolf- no guitar
Come All You Weary- Nash Tele
Child Of Dust- Taylor (when played acoustic. No guitar in the album version.)

BEGGARS- 2009
All The World Is Mad- Gibson ES-335
The Weight- Gibson ES-335
Circles- no guitar
Doublespeak- Gibson ES-335
In Exile- Gibson ES-335
At The Last- Nash Tele
Wood & Wire-
Talking Through Glass-
The Great Exchange-
Beggars- Gibson ES-335
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Helter Skelter- Gibson ES-335

8 comments:

Mark said...

Thats Awesome!
I love the guitars on thrice's new album, its probably my favorite album by them thus far

garth said...

Maybe it's on the website or listed somewhere else, but I would really love to know what gear thrice uses to record. The actual computer programs. I know they use LOGIC and programs like that, but does anyone know what exactly they use for recording.

Russell said...

I know they use reason a lot to write songs and to create a lot of the digital and synthesized sounds, but actual recording, no idea.

Oh and I never said how awesome an addition this was. Nice Mike!

Dave Hilton said...

I'd have to go back and watch it again, but I think that on the If We Could Only See Us Now DVD, Teppei mentions that he used a ghetto old Fender Prodigy to track some of the cleaner stuff on Illusion of Safety. I wanna say that he specifically mentioned using it on A Living Dance Upon Dead Minds... but I could be making that up. Anyway, saw a few blanks on your list for that album, thought that might help.

Great job on this whole blog! Awesome!
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Sir LOL said...

Has their live sound mellowed out? Teppei now uses an ES-339 through an AC30 instead of a Les Paul with high-output pickups through a Dual Rectifier.

Anyway, Beggars is great and worth repeated listens.

And my condolences to Teppei for the loss of his mother.

Mike said...

They've only "mellowed out" if by mellowed out you mean "improved drastically". They're one of the best live acts around.

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alex said...

i think teppei used the Jaguar baritone special in "Like moths to flame" possibly in "the earth will shake" as well. i think those are both dropped to low A. i may be wrong about "TEWS" but i know he uses the baritone for "LMTF" live. Just a little tid bit.