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Gary Clark’s guitar tech, Dave Holman on the Gibson ES-125: “It’s basically flat wound strings so that it has that antique sound but yet with a modern pickup with a Piezo (P90) put at the bottom of it. This one’s my favorite. If I had a choice, this one is my favorite, absolutely. When he plays this he usually won’t play with the full band, he’ll just play it by himself and you just get a sense of Gary.”more
In this [interview with *Premier Guitar* magazine](http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/23617-sonic-savage-gemma-thompson?page=2), Thompson indicates that she played a vintage ES-125 during the recording of Savages' album *Adore Life.* "It was a Gibson ES-125 from 1960. It created some really beautiful low-end feedback, which was interesting. An MXR Blue Box on that instrument was quite an interesting sound."more