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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 Masterbuilt Greg Fessler 1969 Stratocaster Relic Maple Fingerboard Electric Guitar Faded Aged Candy Apple Red

- '63 Fender Strat (Fiesta Red)

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

- '63 Gibson SG

Gibson Sg Standard '61 Electric Guitar Vintage Cherry

- '68 Gold Top Les Paul (PAF humbuckers)

Gibson Custom Historic '57 Les Paul Goldtop Darkback Vos Electric Guitar Gold Top







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 '64 Deluxe Reverb with Dumble Ultra Phonix mod

Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Deluxe Reverb Guitar Combo Amp Black

- 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)

- 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

- 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

- 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)

- Chandler Limited LTD-1 mic preamp



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

- Fender medium picks



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