Death Cab for Cutie

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circa early - mid 2009


Ben Gibbard

  • Guitars: G&L Bluesboy (Sunburst), G&L Bluesboy (TL Honey Sunburst), G&L Bluesboy (TL Black), Gibson J-45 (Black), Gibson J-45 (Brown)
  • Amps: Acme Silvertone custom head, 2x10 Dr. Z OB cab
  • Pedals: Z.Vex Box of Rocks, Line 6 DL4, Boss RV-x, Boss DD-3, Boss TU-2
  • Other: Vic Firth 5A wood tip sticks, Jim Dunlop picks, D'Addario strings, R&R cases
  • Other Instruments: Roland PD-7 Dual Trigger drum pads

Chris Walla

  • Guitars: 2001 Fender Telecaster '52 reissue (w/ Harmonic Design pickups), 1976 Fender Starcaster, 2002 Gibson ES-335 (w/ Seymour Duncan 1959 pickups), 2005 Gretsch Malcolm Young Duo Jet, 2005 Rickenbacker 660 (6-string), Vox Virage DC hollowbody (in jet black), Gibson acoustic
  • Amps: 1964 Fender Tremolux, 2007 Orange Tiny Terror (w/ JQ modified front end), 2005 Dr. Z 2x10 cabs for both
  • Pedals: Boss TU-2, MXR Micro Amp, Fulltone Full-Drive, Keeley-modded Ibanez AD9, Maxon AD-80 (or/and -90?), Maxon AD-999, HBE Dos Mos dual boost, Fulltone Distortion Pro, Z.Vex Super Hard On boost (feeds Tremolux only), Radial Engineering Loopbone (for AD-80 only), Whirlwind Selector
  • Other: Jim Dunlop picks, D'Addario strings (D'Addario site shows EXL110 Regular Light 10-46), R&R cases
  • Keyboards/Electronics: Clavia Nord Electro rack, Clavia Nord Electro 73, Clavia Nord Rack 2X

Nick Harmer

  • Basses: Lakland Skyline Bob Glaub Signature (black), Lakland Skyline Bob Glaub Signature (white), Mike Lull custom (black), Mike Lull custom (white), Epiphone Jack Casady Signature (a gift from Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam), Fender basses (including a P-bass)
  • Amps: Ashdown ABM900 EVO II amp, two Ashdown NEO 2x15 cabs
  • Pedals/Rack: Summit Audio TD-100 DI, Fulltone Bass-Drive, Maxon AD999, ProCo Turbo Rat, Boss TU-2
  • Other: Dunlop Tortex 1.14mm Sharp Picks, D'Addario EXL 160 strings (50-105), R&R cases
  • Keyboards: Korg microKORG

Jason McGerr

  • Drums: Ludwig Legacy Classic kit (in Piano Black Stain): 14x26" bass, 6.5x14" hammered bronze snare, 9x13" tom, 16x16" floor tom
  • Cymbals: Paiste Twenty cymbals: 15" hats, 19" and 20" crashes, 22" ride
  • Heads: Remo heads (Coated Vintage Ambassadors on top, Coated Ambassadors on bottom, Coated Emperors on bass drum)
  • Other: DW 9000 pedals and hardware, Vic Firth 5A wood tip sticks, DrumKAT 3.8, Akai Z4 sampler, R&R cases
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