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From an interview with John Frusciante in the April 2014 issue of Guitar Player: > "Was the Yamaha SG the only guitar you played on the last few records, or were there others?" > "I played a white Roland G-303 guitar along with a [GR-300 synth](http://equipboard.com/items/roland-gr-300) on some pieces. For example, on ["Cinch"](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSUlTeyxTC4) I combined it with the SG parts on the arpeggio thing toward the beginning when the drums speed up, and I edited it back and forth with a Carvin nylon-string acoustic throughout the solo on ["Breathiac,"](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eda4kbnA0A) so they appear to be continuations of the same train of thought."more
This photo shows Patrick "Pat" Bruce Metheny, legendary guitarist of acts such as the Pat Metheny Group, Jaco Pastorius, and Herbie Hancock playing his iconic Roland G-303 Guitar Synthesizer Controller 6 string. He is also noted using it in conjunction with the Roland GS-300 controller pedal.more
Long story short, it doesn't fit my style. Nevertheless, It's a fantastic guitar. My dad bought this a few decades ago when he worked at a Roland factory and passed it to me when he stopped playing. It's got moderate humbuckers that have a very clean, warm sound. The fretboard and neck feel very smooth and nice. It actually stays in tune, too. Only problem is that I have no GR-300 synth to connect to. Nevertheless, a beautiful piece of history to have.