Magazine article Guitar Player

Jet Age

Magazine article Guitar Player

Jet Age

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"We are not a surf band," says Knut Schreiner, guitarist for Norway's Euro Boys. "People associate our music with surf music because we play guitar-based instrumentals. But our record is so good, there's no reason to worry about what people call it."

Disclaimer aside, the 22-year-old Schreiner does toss plenty of surfy twang into Jet Age [Sympathy for the Record Industry], the quintet's full-length debut. But he also injects a liberal amount of easy-listening arpeggios, fuzztone freakouts, and funky cop-show wah-wahs into the mix-often within the space of a single song. "We pick up whatever we like from the music we listen to," he says.

Although Jet Age showcases a variety of tones, Schreiner's effects palette is rather stark. "I just use some basic stuff; a Big Muff a Dunlop CryBaby wah, and an analog delay pedal," he reports. "The coolest thing is just to plug right in and play."

Onstage and in the studio, Schreiner gets his clean-yet-crunchy tone from a combination of a Fender Twin Reverb and a Vox AC30. …

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