Justin Beck

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Justin Beck
Birth name Justin Beck
Origin Long Island, New York, U.S.
Genres Alternative
Occupations Musician, Songwriter, Guitarist
Instruments Guitar, Bass, drums
Years active 1993–present
Labels Warner Music
Associated acts Glassjaw, Sons of Abraham
Website www.Glassjaw.com

Justin Beck is the guitarist and musical writer for Long Island, New York band Glassjaw. Beck, with a high school and college buddy, Lee Tepper, also co-founded a band merchandise company called MerchDirect, which started in 1999 by selling band t-shirts over the internet and at local shows.[1]

Beck plays Les Paul Standard and Studio guitars equipped with EMG 81/85 active pick-ups (the wine-red Studio has an 85/85 setup) through a Hughes & Kettner Triamp Mk.I head and a vintage 4x12" Vox cabinet. He also uses a multitude of effects pedals to create his unorthodox sound, including a Line 6 MM-4 Modulation Modeler, Line 6 FM-4 Filter Modeler, and a Line 6 DL-4 Delay Modeler.[citation needed]

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He and wife, comedic actress Melissa Howard an alumna of The Real World: New Orleans, are the parents of Shalom Mazie, who was born March 20, 2009 and Maja Ilani, who was born on January 1, 2013. [2]

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