Placebo have partnered with Reverb to offer guitars, amps and other tunes tools utilised by the band across their vocation.
Reverb, the on the internet marketplace dedicated to getting and promoting new, utilised and vintage musical instruments, will host a collection of the band’s equipment which has been employed on albums like ‘Without You I’m Nothing’, ‘Sleeping With Ghosts’ and ‘Meds’, as nicely as tours close to the planet.
The official Placebo Reverb Store is established to start on April 27, with more than 100 guitars, basses, effects pedals, amps and additional up for sale. You can preview the store here.
Placebo bassist-guitarist Stefan Olsdal claimed of the sale: “Having expended a long time collecting some of the most appealing and resourceful new music gear to use on studio recordings and are living performances, we felt it was now time to let go and part approaches with some of this gear we have amassed.
“Knowing the Reverb shop has presently been utilised by other proven recording artists, we felt cozy in the knowledge that the equipment would be directed in direction of authentic collectors and lovers.”
The official Placebo @reverb shop is launching before long, featuring over 100 items of songs equipment utilised by the band all through their vocation.
— PLACEBO (@PLACEBOWORLD) April 21, 2022
The Placebo Reverb Store is established to incorporate goods this kind of as the Takamine acoustic guitar applied on the 1999 solitary ‘Every You, Just about every Me’, a Korg 800DV synth utilised as a live synth from 1999 to 2001, and on the tune ‘Pure Morning’, and a Guild Hollow Body bass that Olsdal utilized on the band’s MTV Unplugged episode.
Olsdal additional: “We’ve had a terrific run with this equipment, but now it’s time for every single piece to shift on. As properly as some very collectable vintage items, there are also some far more obtainable merchandise for supporters to get their fingers on.”
Other artists that have partnered with Reverb to offer their audio gear just lately consist of Green Working day, Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 and Peter Frampton.
Reviewing Placebo’s most current file, ‘Never allow Me Go’, NME named it the band’s “best and most regular album considering that 2006’s darkish, intoxicated ‘Meds’” and reported it “might confirm their most rejuvenating considering the fact that 2003’s arena-filling ‘Sleeping With Ghosts’.
“‘Never Allow Me Go’ is a legitimate renaissance document. It is no ‘Metal Device Music’ or ‘Yeezus’, but a report that finds Placebo motivated and ready for a new period, reinventing the rock veterans for the contemporary age.”