I have been struck by a bad case of G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) years ago and I thought it would be therapeutic to share with you my thoughts about the endless quest for The Guitar Tone. So this blog is about the guitar, guitarists and guitar tone: guitars, effects, amps, etc.
A little about me:
My name is Romain Bigeard, I am French, I am a guitarist and I am based in Sydney, Australia.
I started playing the guitar at age 16 inspired by guitar greats such as Jimi Hendrix and Joe Satriani as well as bands such as U2 and The Cure (that was in the late 80s!). I have played over the years with various cover and original bands around Besançon, in Eastern France. I then moved to Dublin, Ireland and Paris, France where I built up home studio recording skills.
I then moved in Amsterdam where I launched Guitar Tone Overload, a blog dedicated to the quest for the ultimate Guitar Tone. In 2010, I recorded my first album, Fiction, on my houseboat in Amsterdam before heading out down under.
I was a regular contributor to French magazines Keyboards and Soundkeys from 1994 to 2003.
If you have any questions, topic suggestions or general feedback, you can email me here.
And of course, comments on individual posts are most welcome!