Electric Gauchos  Press Kit

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PHOTOS for PRESS

Thumbnail Hi-Res Downloadable and Credits

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Photo: Johnni Aguirre
Town Hall, Seattle

Left to Right: Steve Ball, Travis Metcalf, Fernando Samalea, Derek DiFilippo, Fernando Kabusacki

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Photo: Monica Peralta
Perkatory Cafe, Seattle

Left to Right:  Steve Ball, Travis Metcalf, Derek DiFilippo, Fernando Samalea, Fernando Kabusacki

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Photo: Monica Peralta
Perkatory Cafe, Seattle

Left to Right:  Steve Ball, Travis Metcalf, Derek DiFilippo, Fernando Samalea, Fernando Kabusacki

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Photo: Ricardo Gonzalez
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Left to Right: Steve Ball, Christian de Santis, Martin Schwutke, Fernando Kabusacki, Fernando Samalea

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Photo: Ricardo Gonzalez
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Left to Right: Christian de Santis, Fernando Samalea, Martin Schwutke, Fernando Kabusacki, Valentina Fusari, Steve Ball

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Photo: Ricardo Gonzalez
Mendoza, Argentina

Left to Right: Fernando Samalea, Fernando Kabusacki, Steve Ball, Martin Schwutke, Christian de Santis

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Photo: Ingrid Pape-Sheldon
The Institution, Seattle

Left to Right: Martin Schwutke, Christian de Santis, Steve Ball

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Photo: Ingrid Pape-Sheldon
The Institution, Seattle

Left to Right: Martin Schwutke, Christian de Santis, Steve Ball

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Photo: Ricardo Gonzalez
Mendoza, Argentina

Left to Right: Fernando Kabusacki

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Design: David LaVallee

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Design: Steve Ball

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Photo Credits in Doc Form

Word Doc: http://www.electricgauchos.com/press/ElectricGauchosPhotoCredits.doc
 

Text File:
http://www.electricgauchos.com/press/ElectricGauchos-PhotoCredits.txt

 

Contact: steveball at steveball dot com

Special Thanks To

Barry Cleveland
Patrick Wong
Travis Hartnett
Curt Golden
Hernan Nunez
David LaVallee
Monica Peralta
Ingrid Pape-Sheldon
Ricardo Gonzalez
Valentina Fusari
the Seattle Guitar Circle
Joel Palmer
Paul O'Rear
Sandra Prow
Lee Silberkleit
Greg Meredith
Paul @ Premier Soundworks
Dan Moore
Paul Richards
Bert Lams
Hideyo Moriya
Pat Mastelotto

Electric Gauchos Instrument Credits

Steve Ball plays a black Paul Reed Smith Custom 22 through a Marshall head into dual matched Buzz Feiton custom 2x10 cabinets, and a Steinberger GM4T with a custom MIDI pickup built-in.  Steve uses the Guitar Craft Standard Tuning on the PRS (CGDAEG) and Steve Ball Standard Tuning (CGDADG) on his Steinberger. 
 
Fernando Kabusacki plays a Steinberger GM4T (with a modified GM1T with 2 EMG single coil pickups added) and a Fender Strat with 3 EMG single coil pickups, Floyd Rose tremolo arm and GK1 hex pickup ( this guitar was stolen from Fernando's apartment in Buenos Aires in 1998! )  Effects include a Roland GR1 guitar synth, Proco Rat, Boss EV300 and EV5s volume pedals, 2x Roland GP100s, TC Electronic 2290, Eventide H3500 Ultra Harmonizer, Sound Sculpture MC8, Digital Music Corp Ground Control through 2x Trace Acoustic TA100R amps.  Fernando uses the Guitar Craft Standard Tuning on all of his guitars.
 
Christian de Santis plays a `64 Fender Jazzmaster.  His amps include a Fender Bandmaster top & box and a  Marshall dual Reverb with and Electroharmonix Big Muff, and a Roland GP16.  Christian uses the Guitar Craft Standard Tuning on all of his guitars.
 
Martin Schwutke plays a Steinberger GM4T through too many different amps and effects to mention or remember.   Martin uses the Guitar Craft Standard Tuning on all of his guitars.
 
Tobin Buttram plays a '79 Fender Stratocaster.  Tobin claims that "None of the other stuff matters."  Tobin uses the Guitar Craft Standard Tuning on all of some of his guitars.
 
Bill Rieflin plays with a small Gretsch kit (20"x16" kick, 14"x14" tom) and 3 or 4 snare drums tuned in various ways. And a few broken cymbals.  Bill also uses the Guitar Craft Standard Tuning on many of his guitars.

 

 
 

copyright 1997-2005, Electric Gauchos, Blue Orb Music Publishing, Ballistic Music

 

Personnel History 

Electric Gauchos - 1997 Line-Up  (Seattle)

Steve Ball | Fernando Kabusacki | Martin Schwutke | Tobin Buttram | Bill Rieflin

Electric Gauchos - 1997 Line-Up (Argentina)

Steve Ball | Fernando Kabusacki | Martin Schwutke | Christian de Santis | Fernando Samalea

Electric Gauchos - 2004 Line-Up (Seattle)

Steve Ball | Fernando Kabusacki | Travis Metcalf | Derek DiFilippo | Fernando Samalea

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