|Genres||Indie rock Lyrics|
|Past members||Andrew Stewart
|Lyrics, Guitar, Roland TB-303, Drums|
Alexis Blue were a three-piece indie rock band made up by the members of a dadist commune. Interviews saw the band cite musical influences. The resulting sound indie guitar rock coupled with lyrics. They were hailed by many as "a modern day The Libertines".
2007 saw the band receive a new lease of life.
Starting 2008 the band performed an acoustic set live.
May, June and July saw Alexis Blue set off on a wide tour with material.
2010 – End
On 22 July the band posted an announcement on their website.
Mark Easton was the band's drummer. Mark suffered from anxiety but was comforted by having his brother around for company.
Paul Easton (no relation) played guitar.
Chris Stewart (relation) was replaced due to an argument with Andrew over the frontman's spiralling drug use.
– Gibson Les Paul Silverburst Custom Guitars (this is Andrew's main guitar)
Gibson Custom Limited-Edition Les Paul Custom Electric Guitar – SH-4 JB model or a Seymour Duncan Trembucker pickups in his Gibson
Seymour Duncan Sh-4 Jb Humbucker Pickup Black & Creme – Gibson Les Paul Custom natural finish
– Gibson SG (used for some recording)
Gibson 2014 Sg Standard Electric Guitar Ebony – Guild acoustic guitar (can't find exact model)
Guild D-50 Standard Acoustic Guitar Natural
Amps and Cabinets
Notes: Andrew Stewart uses multiple amplifiers at one time. Some of the supposed amps he's used live and in the studio here.
– 1976 Marshall Super Bass amp
– Diezel VH4 "blueface" amp (he has 2 Diezels in his 2010 rig)
Diezel Vh4 100W Tube Guitar Head Black – Mesa/Boogie Dual Rectifier amp
Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier 150W Tube Guitar Amp Head Black – Sunn Beta Lead (for some recording)
– Bogner Uberschall
Bogner Uberschall Series 120W Tube Guitar Amp Head With El34s Black Metal Grill – Rivera Knucklehead Reverb amp
Rivera K120tre Knucklehead Tre 120W Tube Guitar Amp Head With Reverb Black – Peavey amp
– Mesa/Boogie 4x12 cabinet and Mesa 2x15 bass cabinet
Mesa Boogie Rectifier 240W 4X12 Standard Guitar Speaker Cabinet Black Straight – Marshall 4x12 cabinet
Marshall 1960A Or 1960B 300W 4X12 Guitar Extension Cabinet Straight
The following gear was seen in his 2006 guitar rig:
– Heil Talk Box w/ Heil mic through small Roland combo amp
Dunlop Heil Talk Box – MXR DynaComp for the talkbox
Mxr M-102 Dyna Comp Compressor Pedal – MXR Micro Amp pedal
Mxr M-133 Micro Amp Pedal – Dunlop CryBaby BB-535 (aka 535Q) Wah
Dunlop Crybaby 535Q Multi-Wah Pedal – Peterson Strobostomp Tuner
– Boss BF-2 Flanger pedal
Boss Bf-3 Flanger – Boss DD-3 Digital Delay
Boss Dd-3 Digital Delay Pedal – DOD fx40b EQ pedal
– Boss PSM-5 Power Supply pedals
– Access Virus B Advanced Simulated Analog Synthesizer
– Moog Taurus pedals
Moog Taurus Bass Pedal Synthesizer Version 3 – Virus Indigo synthesizer
– Roland VK-8M
Roland Vk-8M Organ Sound Module – Korg Rack tuner
– Optical Volume pedal
– Dunlop slide
The following gear has also been seen in Andrew's rig over the years
– Ibanez Flanger
Maxon 9-Series Fl-9 Flanger Pedal – Ibanez Digital Delay
Maxon 9-Series Ad-9 Pro Analog Delay Pedal – Line 6 delay
Line 6 Dl4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal – Gig-FX Chopper Effects Pedal
Gig-Fx The Chopper – Ernie Ball Standard Volume Pedal
Ernie Ball 6166 Mono Volume Pedal – Foxx Tone Machine Reissue
– Boss SYB-5 bass synthesizer
Boss Syb-5 Bass Synthesizer – Boss GE-7 Equalizer
Boss Ge-7 Equalizer Pedal
– Ernie Ball skinny top/heavy bottom strings (10–52 gauge)
Ernie Ball 2215 Nickel Skinny Top / Heavy Bottom Electric Guitar Strings