Dean Tidey

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Dean Tidey
Birth name Dean Tidey
Born (1970-11-28) November 28, 1970 (age 45)
Newcastle, England
Genres Alternative rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1994–present
Labels Echo, Num-Num Sounds, George Martin Music
Associated acts Feeder, Sandstone Veterans, Velvet Jones, Manormouse, Muddy Apes
Notable instruments
Eastwood; Airline 2P DLX, Airline H44 DLX, Ichiban. Salmon Pink Custom Combat Jazzmaster, Gretsch Tennessee Rose, Sunburst Fender Stratocaster[1]

Dean Tidey is an English musician, mainly known for his work with British rock band Feeder as their live guitarist. Dean was asked to join Feeder for Yesterday Went Too Soon album tour in 1999 and has played ever since, only missing their late 2000 and 2001 shows. Dean has been a member of two other bands alongside his work with Feeder, indie rock outfits Sandstone Veterans and Velvet Jones. Dean is signed to a publishing deal with George Martin (GMM Ltd) which has seen him play as part of the super group who inducted George Martin into the UK Music Hall of Fame. Dean has written & recorded with many other artists including Ozzy Osbourne, Alex Lloyd, Funky Bottom, Emm Gryner, Moozak, Circle, Kim Richey, ManOrMouse? and Doom Man. Dean's first guitar was a Lefty Guild Aviator. Dean also owns a custom built Gretsch.

In June 2012, he teamed up with Feeder's Taka Hirose and Luna Sea's Inoran to form Muddy Apes.


  1. ^ "Eastwood Guitars magazine cover". Retrieved 2014-08-11.