Magazine article Guitar Player

Paramore's Josh Farro on the Making of the New Album

Magazine article Guitar Player

Paramore's Josh Farro on the Making of the New Album

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EMO-POPSTERS PARAMORE HAVE BEEN making plenty of good noise in the music biz lately with their second record going platinum, a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist, and a spot on the No Doubt summer tour. They also placed two songs on the Twilight soundtrack; and are currently in the studio working on their third album, which is set for a September 2009 release. Lead guitarist Josh Farro took o break from tracking to speak with GP about the new record.

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Did you go into the studio with a different mindset for this record?

I really wanted to experiment with different sounds as far as amps and guitars go. I wanted a wider variety of tones on this record.

Can you give a specific example of a guitar/amp combination you tried for the first time?

I played a Burns London Double Six 12-string through a Marshall JTM 45 in the bridge of "Brick by Boring Brick," and it sounded really crisp and chimey. …

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