Guitars

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Fender Stratocaster         (Duplicate)

Fender Stratocaster (Duplicate)

In this live performance, John plays his '62 Strat during "Scar Tissue". You ... more

Fender 1961 Stratocaster Electric Guitar

Fender 1961 Stratocaster Electric Guitar

From an interview found in Vintage Guitar, John Frusciante says his red 1961 ... more

Fender Stratocaster                                            (Duplicate)

Fender Stratocaster ...

In this photo, John Frusciante can be seen playing live with a white Fender S... more

Fender 1963 Telecaster Custom

Fender 1963 Telecaster Custom

In [this interview with Vintage Guitar](https://www.vintageguitar.com/3743/jo... more

Amplifiers

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Fender Dual Showman Guitar Amplifier

Fender Dual Showman Guitar Amplifier

In [this rig diagram](http://www.guitargeek.com/john-frusciante-red-hot-chili... more

Vox AC30 Guitar Combo Amp

Vox AC30 Guitar Combo Amp

John is clearly seen here using a Vox AC30 during a gig with Ataxia in 2004. more

Fender 63' Reverb Unit

Fender 63' Reverb Unit

The Fender 63 reverb unit can be seen here at the front of John's 2002 By The... more

Mesa/Boogie Quad Preamp

Mesa/Boogie Quad Preamp

Capture from "Psychedelic SexfunkLive From Heaven" more

Effects Pedals

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Boss DS-2 Turbo Distortion

Boss DS-2 Turbo Distortion

This photo of John Frusciante's pedalboard from circa 2003 reveals he uses tw... more

Needs Review Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi

Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi

An Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi can be seen in this picture of John Frusciant... more

Line 6 DL4 Delay Modeler

Line 6 DL4 Delay Modeler

In this scanned article from Guitarist magazine, June 2003 edition, Frusciant... more

MXR M133 Micro Amp

MXR M133 Micro Amp

A mainstay on John Frusciante's pedalboard, his MXR M-133 Micro Amp Pedal can... more

Music Accessories

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Dunlop Tortex Standard  0.60mm Guitar Picks

Dunlop Tortex Standard 0.60mm Guitar Picks

In this photo of John Frusciante singing into the mic, his Dunlop Tortex 0.60... more

Dunlop Electric Trigger® Capos 87

Dunlop Electric Trigger® Capos 87

in this live performance of carbon he use a capo by dunlop more

Needs Review Dunlop Straplok Dual Design Strap Retainer System

Dunlop Straplok Dual Design Strap Retainer System

At 0:32 in this 1990 performance Mommy, Where's Daddy, John is seen using the... more

Needs Review Dunlop Tortex Standard Guitar Picks 0.88mm

Dunlop Tortex Standard Guitar Picks 0.88mm

I play a MESA/Boogie amp, I forget which one. It broke before we started tour... more

Studio Monitors

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Barefoot Sound MicroMain 27 Studio Monitor

Barefoot Sound MicroMain 27 Studio Monitor

On this facebook post featuring John Frusciante's studio, the Barefoot MicroM... more

Strings

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Needs Improvement D'Addario EXL110 Nickel Wound Regular Light Electric Guitar Strings

D'Addario EXL110 Nickel Wound Regular Light Elect...

John Frusciante's D'Addario EXL110 Nickel Wound Regular Light Electric Guitar... more

Bass Guitars

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Fender Bass VI

Fender Bass VI

John Frusciante uses a Fender Bass VI, according to [this "Premier Guitar" in... more

Fender Precision Bass

Fender Precision Bass

"I think the P-Bass might be a ’61. I play that one at the end of “Dark/Light... more

Modular Synthesizers

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Roland 100-M

Roland 100-M

“The Roland MC-202 is one of my favorite instruments,” he says. “The same goe... more

Needs Review Doepfer A-100 Analog Modular System

Doepfer A-100 Analog Modular System

“Carvel.” “The opening section of that track was made by messing around with ... more

Needs Review ARP 2500

ARP 2500

"His collection includes a Doepfer A100 modular synthesizer, a Mellotron, a M... more

Needs Review Synton Fenix

Synton Fenix

Gear list in the article lists the Synton Fenix Modular Synthesizer as being ... more

Drum Sets

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Needs Review Simmons SDS 8

Simmons SDS 8

Posted by his Label "Acid Test" John Frusciante names various Instruments he ... more

Needs Review Roland R8

Roland R8

Posted by his Label "Acid Test" John Frusciante names various Instruments he ... more

DAWs

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Needs Improvement Renoise

Renoise

"Renoise is my main DAW, and I also use some drum machines, sequencers, and o... more

Studio Equipment

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Elektron Machinedrum SPS-1UW MKII Drum Synth/Sequencer

Elektron Machinedrum SPS-1UW MKII Drum Synth/Sequ...

"With the Monomachine and the Machinedrum you can have a drastically differen... more

Roland TR-606 Drumatix

Roland TR-606 Drumatix

This item can also be found in the article. But it was also used for "Rock Am... more

Ampex AG-440B

Ampex AG-440B

"In the living room I have an 8-track tape recorder and a Neve console. I hav... more

Roland TR-707 Rhythm Composer

Roland TR-707 Rhythm Composer

A picture of Speed Dealer Moms gear before their canceled performance on the ... more

Microphones

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Neumann KM-54 Tube Microphone

Neumann KM-54 Tube Microphone

In a Total Guitar interview from May 2005, Frusciante talks about recording h... more

Telefunken Elektroakustik ELA M 250 E

Telefunken Elektroakustik ELA M 250 E

In an interview, Frusciante talks about how songs for his solo album *Curtain... more

Needs Review Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone

Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone

"What microphones did you use to record your guitars? I use a Shure SM57 p... more

Needs Review Royer R-121 Ribbon Microphone

Royer R-121 Ribbon Microphone

"What microphones did you use to record your guitars? I use a Shure SM57 p... more

Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Roland GR-300

Roland GR-300

“The Roland MC-202 [an early-’80s synthesizer/sequencer] is one of my favorit... more

Roland GR-500

Roland GR-500

“The Roland MC-202 [an early-’80s synthesizer/sequencer] is one of my favorit... more

Roland MC-202 MicroComposer

Roland MC-202 MicroComposer

“The Roland MC-202 [an early-’80s synthesizer/sequencer] is one of my favorit... more

Needs Review Clavia Nord Lead 2 Synthesizer

Clavia Nord Lead 2 Synthesizer

John can be seen with a Clavia Nord 2 Snythesizer more

Other Gear

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Needs Review Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad

Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad

Posted by his Label "Acid Test" John Frusciante names various Instruments he ... more

Gear Guides

11 Best Distortion Pedals for Guitar: Metal, Classic Rock, and Beyond

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated March 2020

8 Best Looper Pedals for Guitar: 2020 Gear Guide

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated January 2020

13 Best Fuzz Pedals for Guitar

Giulio Chiarenza Mason Hoberg

Giulio Chiarenza & Mason Hoberg

Updated October 2020

7 Best Chorus Pedals: 2020 Top Picks and Reviews

Mason Hoberg

Mason Hoberg

Updated January 2020