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Paul Banks

circa 2007 - 2010

  • Guitars: Fender Jaguar, Gibson Flying V, Gibson Les Paul Custom, Gibson ES-135
  • Pedals: Boss TU-2, Boss DN-2, two MXR Carbon Copies, MXR Micro Amp, MXR Bass Octave Deluxe, EHX Micro POG, Ibanez TS9DX, Z.Vex Super Duper 2-in-1, Way Huge Swollen Pickle (Banks also used a Way Huge Aqua Puss, POG 2, and Blackstar HT Dual Tube Distortion when touring as Julian Plenti)
  • Amps: two Fender Pro Reverbs (since Antics)
  • Other: Dunlop Nickel strings, Dunlop Tortex picks

Daniel Kessler

circa 2009 - 2010

  • Guitars: Epiphone Casino (w/ Riviera tailpiece), Gibson ES-330 (w/ Bigsby B-7 and P90s), Gibson ES-335, Rickenbacker 330 Jetglo, 1968 Gretsch Anniversary
  • Pedals: (circa 2010) Boss TU-2, Boss TR-2, Boss DD-5 (or DD-7), MXR Carbon Copy (previously a second DD-5), Tech 21 CompTortion, Vox V810 Valve Tone Overdrive, Z.Vex Super Duper 2 in 1, Keeley Fuzz Head, Z.Vex Super Hard-On, EHX Holy Grail (older version), 2 Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+ power supplies (in the past, he's also used a MXR Micro Amp, ProCo Rat 2, and a Roger Mayer Concorde + Treble Booster) (as of 2011, his rig now includes a Klon Centaur, Boss Blues Driver, and Z.Vex Dual Channel SHO)
  • Other: Dunlop Nickel strings, Dunlop Tortex picks

Sam Fogarino

circa 2010

  • Drums: (for recording Interpol; note that in 2006, he was apparently an exclusive Gretsch player/endorser)
    • Ludwig Ltd. Edition Stainless Steel kit: 26" kick, 15" rack, 16" floor tom
    • Ludwig Legacy kit: 24" kick, 13" rack, 16" floor tom
    • two Ludwig Black Beauty snares (one 5", one 6.5")
    • 1930s Ludwig & Ludwig Pioneer COB snare
    • Ludwig Supraphonic 6.5" steel snare
    • Ludwig 6.5" chrome-plated brass snare w/ brass hoops
  • Cymbals: (per Paiste website) Paiste cymbals: 13" Twenty Hi-Hat, 19" Twenty Crash, 20" Twenty Crash, 22" Twenty Ride, 20" Signature Dark Energy Ride Mark II

David Pajo

circa 2010

(his touring rig June 2010 - February 2011)

  • Basses: '64 Fender P-Bass (and other P-Basses)
  • Pedals: Peterson StroboStomp Tuner, EHX Little Big Muff, MXR Bass Blowtorch
  • Amps: Ampeg SVT Classic RI head > Ampeg 8x10 cab
  • Other: Dunlop Big Stubby picks
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