Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend

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Microphones

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Microphones

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Shure KSM313 Dual-Voice Ribbon Microphone

Shure KSM313 Dual-Voice Ribbon Microphone

Pete uses this microphone for his guitar cabinets, accirding to Shure's offic... more

Shure SM56

Shure SM56

Despite not being owned by Townshend, it was used as his vocal mic for the 19... more

Guitars

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Guitars

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Fender Eric Clapton Stratocaster

Fender Eric Clapton Stratocaster

He is mostly using the Eric Clapton Fender Signature model with the original ... more

Fender Stratocaster                                      (Duplicate)

Fender Stratocaster ...

In 1989 he would come back to the Stratocaster with the Fender Eric Clapton m... more

Danelectro Standard Shorthorn

Danelectro Standard Shorthorn

Pete usually began switching to another guitar for smashing, often the very r... more

Danelectro Longhorn Guitarlin

Danelectro Longhorn Guitarlin

"Pete usually began switching to another guitar for smashing, often the very ... more

Amplifiers

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Needs Improvement Hiwatt DR103 Custom Head

Hiwatt DR103 Custom Head

This amp has been recalled "his favourite amp". He's been using it for live w... more

2001 Fender Vibro King CSR4 Stack

2001 Fender Vibro King CSR4 Stack

Since 2001, the Vibro King has become Pete's go-to amp for live performances. more

Completely Incorrect Selmer Super Zodiac 100 Amplifier Head

Selmer Super Zodiac 100 Amplifier Head

Behind Townshend there is a Selmer Super Zodiac 100, along with Selmer 4x12 C... more

Fender Bandmaster Narrow Panel Tweed (5E7)

Fender Bandmaster Narrow Panel Tweed (5E7)

In this picture Pete can be seen recording through a '59 3x10 Fender Bandmast... more

Effects Pedals

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Needs Review Univox Super-Fuzz Pedal

Univox Super-Fuzz Pedal

On this page of TheWho.net Pete's use of the Univox Superfuzz is dated from 1... more

Boss OD-1 Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal

Boss OD-1 Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal

Beginning in 1999, Pete began using a Boss OD-1 overdrive pedal to drive the ... more

Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi

Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi

Pete briefly used a mkIII USA-made Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi fuzz pedal in... more

Dunlop Dallas Arbiter Fuzz Face

Dunlop Dallas Arbiter Fuzz Face

Pete Townshend used a Dallas Arbiter Fuzz Face fuzz pedal on stage for a brie... more

Software Plugins and VSTs

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Software plugins and vsts

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Needs Review WAVES SOUNDGRID PACKAGE

WAVES SOUNDGRID PACKAGE

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Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Keyboards and synthesizers

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Needs Review Wurlitzer 200A

Wurlitzer 200A

According to thewho.net, Pete used Wurlitzer 200A back in 1970. more

Needs Review EMS VCS 3 Synthesizer

EMS VCS 3 Synthesizer

According to thewho.net, this synthesizer was used on "Won't Get Fooled Again... more

Needs Review EMS DK1

EMS DK1

In Pete's studio, there is EMS DK1 visible. This keyboard is used with EMS VCS3. more

Needs Review Vox Continental Organ

Vox Continental Organ

In 1969 photo of his Twickenham home studio, Vox Continental organ is visible. more

Instruments

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Instruments

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Studio Monitors

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Studio monitors

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Needs Review d&b audiotechnik M2

d&b audiotechnik M2

On the MOVING ON tour , Pete uses 4 M2 wedges 2 in front and 2 behind.Usually... more

Strings

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Needs Review Ernie Ball Light Gauge Nickel-Wound .011–.052 strings

Ernie Ball Light Gauge Nickel-Wound .011–.052 str...

Used during 1989, these were the first Ernie Ball strings that Pete ever used. more

Needs Review Fender Nickel Plated Steel .012-.052 strings

Fender Nickel Plated Steel .012-.052 strings

Documented for 1967 is Pete’s use of Fender strings. In 1967 and 1968 on Fend... more

Needs Review Ernie Ball Skinny Top Heavy Bottom nickel wound electric guitar strings

Ernie Ball Skinny Top Heavy Bottom nickel wound e...

Used during 2005 according to Ernie Ball Artist Relations. more

Modular Synthesizers

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Needs Review ARP 2500

ARP 2500

According to thewho.net, Townshend used ARP 2500 for "Going Mobile". more

Bass Guitars

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Bass guitars

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Needs Review Danelectro Longhorn Bass

Danelectro Longhorn Bass

According to thewho.net, Townshend used Danelectro Longhorn Bass guitar. more

DAWs

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Daws

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Needs Review Ableton Live 8

Ableton Live 8

"As a composer I think Ableton Live has to be the software that has given me ... more

Studio Equipment

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Needs Review Grampian Spring Reverb

Grampian Spring Reverb

"1967, two customized Sound City L100 amplifiers, each with different blocksc... more

Needs Review Akai Professional APC20 Ableton Live Performance Controller

Akai Professional APC20 Ableton Live Performance ...

"This iconic singer, songwriter is the backbone of legendary rock band, The W... more

Needs Review Soundtracs 16-8-16

Soundtracs 16-8-16

"The only mixer in the 16-track market designed with the musician in mind — e... more

Needs Review Spire Studio

Spire Studio

“This is so quick and easy to use. You could record a demo under a bridge wit... more

Music Accessories

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Shubb S1 Deluxe Guitar Capo

Shubb S1 Deluxe Guitar Capo

Pete uses a Shubb Capo in this picture. more

Other Gear

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Marshall 8x12 cabinets

Marshall 8x12 cabinets

In this photo, Pete is using 8x12 Marshall cabinets powered by two Marshall J... more

Gear Guides

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Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated June 2020

8 Best Looper Pedals for Guitar: 2020 Gear Guide

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated January 2020

7 Best Chorus Pedals: 2020 Top Picks and Reviews

Mason Hoberg

Mason Hoberg

Updated January 2020

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

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated March 2020