Vernon Reid

Vernon Reid

Vernon Reid

Vernon Reid

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Guitars

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Needs Review Parker Vernon Reid signature Maxxfly

Parker Vernon Reid signature Maxxfly

Vernon relies on a Parker Vernon Reid Signature MaxxFly with EMG SAX neck and... more

Needs Review Hamer Chapparal

Hamer Chapparal

I had been relying on a Hamer custom Chaparral sunburst, which I called “the ... more

Needs Review Parker Dragonfly DF824VR

Parker Dragonfly DF824VR

I became a Parker endorser, and this new record really represents my transiti... more

PRS Custom S2 Vela

PRS Custom S2 Vela

"This is a S2 Vela Custom..." Claims Reid at 0:52 more

Amplifiers

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Mesa/Boogie Lone Star 2x12 Combo Amp

Mesa/Boogie Lone Star 2x12 Combo Amp

At 4:35, Vernon says, "The guitar rig and the Zoom are running out of the Lon... more

Needs Review Mesa/Boogie Dual Rectifier 100-Watt Tube Head

Mesa/Boogie Dual Rectifier 100-Watt Tube Head

Vernon uses mainly a Roland VG-99 (the brains of the setup) into two Mesa/Boo... more

Needs Review Bugera 333XL

Bugera 333XL

I discovered Bugera amps when we played the Rocklahoma Festival a few years ... more

Needs Review Fender '65 Deluxe Reverb

Fender '65 Deluxe Reverb

I like to use a combination of new high-tech stuff and the old-fashioned stra... more

Effects Pedals

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Roland VG-99 V-Guitar System

Roland VG-99 V-Guitar System

Vernon mentions his Roland VG-99 at 1:40, saying, "There's a direct guitar ou... more

Zoom G3

Zoom G3

Vernon mentions his Zoom G3 at 2:00 in this rig rundown video. more

Line 6 M9 Stompbox Modeler

Line 6 M9 Stompbox Modeler

Vernon's Line 6 M9 is shown at 5:32 in this video. more

Roland FC-300

Roland FC-300

At 8:55 in this rig rundown video, Vernon mentions his FC-300. more

DAWs

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Daws

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Needs Review Ableton Live 9

Ableton Live 9

The signal goes from the Parker's hex pickup to the VG-99 to a DOD Passive Mi... more

Software Plugins and VSTs

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Software plugins and vsts

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Needs Review Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5 Pro

Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5 Pro

The signal goes from the Parker's hex pickup to the VG-99 to a DOD Passive Mi... more

Needs Review Peavey Revalver 4

Peavey Revalver 4

I incorporate a hex pickup into my sound, so I use a VG99 guitar synth setup,... more

Needs Review UVI Workstation

UVI Workstation

You can hear the soft synths on the song “Method” on the new album. I used th... more

Needs Review IK Multimedia AmpliTube 3

IK Multimedia AmpliTube 3

I also use the Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Ultra amp- and effects-modeling unit, and... more

Studio Equipment

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Apple iPad

Apple iPad

At 2:15, Vernon says, "The signal is also going to this iPad...using an iOS a... more

Keith McMillen SoftStep

Keith McMillen SoftStep

Vernon talks about his McMilen SoftStep at 9:40 in this video. more

Keith McMillen 12 Step Foot Controller

Keith McMillen 12 Step Foot Controller

At 9:35 in this rig rundown video, Vernon's Keith McMillen 12 Step Foot Contr... more

Needs Review Axon AX50 midi interface

Axon AX50 midi interface

I also used an Eventide ModFactor and a PitchFactor, a Pefftronics Rand- O-Ma... more

Microphones

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Microphones

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Needs Review Sennheiser e 906 Supercardioid Dynamic Instrument Microphone

Sennheiser e 906 Supercardioid Dynamic Instrument...

Reid’s guitar rig had a much more modern vibe than the other players on the t... more

Needs Review Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone

Shure SM57 Dynamic Instrument Microphone

Reid’s guitar rig had a much more modern vibe than the other players on the t... more

Music Accessories

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IK Multimedia iRig Audio Interface Adapter for iPhone, iPod, iPad

IK Multimedia iRig Audio Interface Adapter for iP...

Vernon mentions his iRig Interface at 2:45 in this rig rundown video. more

Live Setup Accessories

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Needs Review Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Ultra Guitar Effects Processor

Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Ultra Guitar Effects Processor

I also use the Fractal Audio Axe-Fx Ultra amp- and effects-modeling unit, and... more

Strings

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Needs Review D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Medium Electric Guitar Strings (11-49)

D'Addario NYXL Nickel Wound Medium Electric Guita...

In this article for Premier Guitar magazine below the picture of Vernon's Cus... more

Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Keyboards and synthesizers

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Needs Review Roland GR-300

Roland GR-300

"And I’ve been involved in guitar synthesis for most of my guitar career. I h... more

Needs Review Roland PG-200

Roland PG-200

Past-Future. Future-Past Roland GR700 analog guitar synthesizer, PG200 progr... more

Other Gear

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Audiobus

Audiobus

Vernon talks about Audiobus at 2:30, and says, "Audiobus allows different aud... more

Gear Guides

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Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

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7 Best Guitar Tuners

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Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated November 2019

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