these days he plays here quite often living in Brisbane.
This is classic later day Ed, I saw him play a gig at a venue
called "The Healer "(it was in this old church) around this
period and this is how he was sounding.
The guitar sound hasn't changed much since the mid 90's
when Ed took to the brand new Roland VG 8 virtual guitar
system, this recording shows how he uses this tool.
Have a listen and marvel at how all sounds apart from
vocals, drums and bass come from his guitar.
I remember at the Healer gig I asked his roady,
who had restrung and tuned Eds guitar after a broken
string, what tuning Ed used. I'd been watching him
play closely that night and I hadn't seen him
change tuning and I knew he wouldn't be able
to do what he was doing in standard tuning.
The roady told me it was just standard,
a couple of years later when I got the same
guitar processor I discovered that you could
change tunings by pushing a button on the
VG8 and I knew how he had done it.
Well guitar mysteries aside this is a great