Six Questions With A Storm of Light’s Andrea Black
What is your current set up? Guitars/basses, pedals, strings, picks, & amps. (feel free to keep any secrets you deem necessary)
Gibson rd silverburst reissue
Ampeg v4 modded with master volume
Sunn concert lead
2 v4 4x12 cabs
Zvex box of rock pedal
Boss super shifter
Boss digital reverb
Mxr zack wylde overdrive
Dunlop tortex yellow picks
DR jazz 12 to 52 strings
How long have you been playing?
Hrm… Started in 10th grade acoustic style, def took a bunch of years off..then got back into it when i was 21? Im 33 now..so, i have no idea, but i should be waaaaay better. Damn.
Do you have any music training?
I took an afro carribean dance class in college where i played the djembe instead of dancing. Better drummer than african dancer. Who knew? Haha thats it.
Who are your influences?
Thats not easy..
James Iha made me want to play.
Neil Young made me believe i could play a solo.
Dude from blue oyster cult made me want to play loud.
And i long to shred effortlessly like a billy gibbs.
What piece of your “rig” can you not live without?
Do you prefer recording or playing live?
Live. Although i hate being looked at, i love being heard. Hide behind the volume.