Grace Potter & The Nocturnals

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circa 2010 - 2011

(this partly includes the gear used in Blues and Lasers by Tournet and Yurco; I assume their rigs with the Nocturnals are similar or roughly identical)


Grace Potter

  • Keyboards: vintage Hammond B3 into Leslie cabinet and EHX Nano Holy Grail
  • Amps: mid-'60s Fender Vibrolux Reverb (miked with SM57)
  • Guitars: various Gibson Flying Vs, sunburst Gibson Les Paul, Gibson ES-225, Gibson acoustics
  • Other: Telefunken M80 (vocals), D'Addario strings, Planet Waves cables

Scott Tournet

  • Guitars: 1978 Gibson ES-345, 1974 Gibson SG Artist (w/ Bigsby), 2009 Flatline Biscayne, sunburst Gibson Les Paul, 1992 '50s RI Fender Tele, various Gibson electrics and acoustics
  • Pedals: Fulltone Fulldrive 2, Boss FV-500L, Cusack Screamer Fuzz, EHX Nano Holy Grail, Line 6 M9
  • Amps: 1968 Fender Super Reverb BF (w/ Bill Caruth mods)
  • Other: D'Addario strings, Planet Waves cables

Benjamin Yurco

  • Guitars: 1968 Gibson SG, 1961 Gibson SG, 1959 Gibson CS Les Paul (w/ Burstbuckers), Gibson Les Paul Standard, Gibson ES-335, 1969 Epiphone Casino, various Gibson electrics and acoustics
  • Pedals: Boss TU-3, Boss TR-2, Cusack Screamer V2, Xotic Effects EP Booster, Ernie Ball VP, Ibanez AD9, MXR Carbon Copy, AnalogMan King of Tone
  • Amps: 1963 Fender Super Reverb (w/ Tone Tubby speakers)
  • Other: Telefunken M80 (vocals), D'Addario strings, Planet Waves cables, Brian Brown Hard Trucker cables

Catherine Popper

circa 2011

  • Basses: '66 Fender Precision Bass (w/ flatwound strings), '67 Guild Starfire, 1850s French flatback upright
  • Amps: Ampeg SVT-CL into Ampeg SVT-810E cab (previously, in 2010, she used a Markbass TA 501)
  • Pedals: Boss TU-3
  • Vocals: Telefunken M80

Matt Burr

  • Drums: Green Mountain ("Vintage Shell" in Cobalt Blue Sparkle w/ walnut hoops) kit: 20x16 kick, 15x6.5 snare, 16x16 and 13x9 toms (w/ extra 14x5 "Nocturnal Beauty" Matt Burr Model snare (black brass shell w/ black sparkle wood hoops))
  • Cymbals: Bosphorus
  • Heads: Evans
  • Sticks: Vater (Nude 5A Wood)
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