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Michael Landau is a session guitarist who has played on albums since the early 1980s with tons of popular artists including Seal, Steve Perry, James Taylor, Wilson Phillips, Joni Mitchell, Richard Marx, and Miles Davis.

Michael has used a lot of different gear over the years. Let's take a look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in his more recent guitar rigs.

Michael on guitar


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Guitars
- Suhr Strat with Suhr pickups

- Suhr Tele (Suhr S-90 & Suhr Classic Tele pickups)

- '97 Fender Custom Shop Strat with Suhr pickups

- Tyler Strat (DiMarzio 2.2 & Suhr SSV pickups)

- Tyler Strat (EMG pickups)

- '69 Black Fender Strat with Suhr pickups

Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition 1969 Heavy Relic Stratocaster Electric Guitar Olympic White

- '68 Sunburst Fender Strat (DiMarzio 2.2 & Suhr SSV pickups)

Fender Custom Shop 1968 Heavy Relic Stratocaster Electric Guitar

- '63 Fender Strat (Fiesta Red)

Fender Custom Shop Limited Edition 1963 Heavy Relic Stratocaster Electric Guitar Black

- '63 Gibson SG

Gibson 1961

- '68 Gold Top Les Paul (PAF humbuckers)

Gibson Custom Standard Historic 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue Vos Electric Guitar Antique Gold







Amps
- Custom Audio OD100 Classic Plus

- Fender '64 Pro Reverb with Celestion Heritage Series G12-65s

Celestion G12-65 Heritage 65 Watt Guitar Speaker

- Fender '64 Super Reverb with Dumble Ultra Phonix mod

Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Super Reverb Guitar Combo Amp

- Fender '64 Deluxe Reverb with Dumble Ultra Phonix mod

Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp

- Matchless HC-30 amplifier

- 4x12 and 2xz12 Kerry Wright open-back cabinets with Celestion Heritage Series G12-65s

- Bogner Straight 4 x 12 with Celestion Vintage 30s

Bogner 412STU 210W 4x12 Uberkab Guitar Speaker Cabinet

- Marshall Valvestate stereo power amp

- Custom Audio 2 x 10 cabs with Celestion Vintage 10 speakers

- '67 Plexi Marshall head (studio only)

Marshall Plexi 1959SLP 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Dumble Slide Winder (studio only)

- Suhr Badger 18W v (studio only)

- Phil Jameson custom 30W (studio only)


Amplifier and guitar


Effects and More
- Maxon SD-9 Sonic Distortion

Maxon SD-9 Sonic Distortion

- Roger Mayer Voodoo 1
- Arion Stereo Chorus
- Boss VB-2
- Tycobrahe Octavia
- Custom Audio Super Tremolo
- Custom Audio Black Cat Vibe
- Real McCoy Wah Wah (red)
- Boss FV500H volume pedal

Boss FV-500H Mono Volume Pedal

- Lexicon MPX-1 processor
- Palmer PGA-4 speaker simulator
- Roger Mayer Voodoo Vibe
- Boss TU-12H tuner (tu-12ex pic below)

Boss TU-12EX Chromatic Tuner

- Custom Audio Electronics RS-10 midi controller



Studio Rack Gear
- dbx 160A compressor

dbx 160A Compressor/Limiter

- Tri Stereo Chorus 618
- Eventide H3000 D/SE Harmonizer
- Lexicon MPX-1
- Lexicon PCM 70
- TC Electronic G-Force processor

TC Electronic G-Force Guitar Multi Effects Processor

- Two Lexicon PCM 42s
- Custom Audio Super Tremolo
- Ibanez vintage Tube Screamer TS-808

Ibanez TS808 Vintage Tube Screamer Reissue

- Shure SM57 (to mic cabinets)

Shure SM57 Instrument/Vocal Mic

- Chandler Limited LTD-1 mic preamp



Strings and Picks
- D'Addario electric guitar strings (gauges 10-46 or 11-49)

D'Addario EXL110 Nickel Light Electric Guitar Strings Single-Pack

- Fender medium picks

Fender 351 Standard Guitar Picks Heavy 1 Dozen

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