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New Favourite Guitarist : Christophe Godin

I was browsing the old intertubes today and happened upon a guitarist.  He was showing the qualities of a brand of guitar amplifier on Laney's website and I was quite impressed with the guy playing the yellow guitar.

I went along to the youtube page (where the video is hosted) and discovered that he was a French guy called Christophe Godin, and he's remarkable.  Seriously good doesn't even begin to describe his style; I thought I was quite good, but I now realise that I have to work alot more to get anywhere near this guy.  His style reminds me of Joe Satriani, but he's interesting and pleasant to listen to (unlike Joe, who isn't either).

I read further and discovered that he's mostly known for playing in French band called Metal Kartoon, who I must admit I've never heard of.  There's no sign on iTunes, so I may have to dig a bit deeper.

 Rockin' Out!

Go to his website and have a look at his videos.  It's all in French, but really it doesn't matter.  His attitude is infectious, and his playing speaks for itself.  Check out particularly his video embedded below.  His bass/rhythm technique will keep me busy for weeks.

There's also some MP3s on his site that can be downloaded, so give it a try.


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