Chris Johnson - Vocals and Guitars

Live Electric Set Equipment Details

Guitars: Line6 Variax 500, Epiphone Les Paul
Amp/FX: Line6 PODXT Live, Digitech Whammy.
Monitoring: Yamaha P2500s 2x250W Stereo Power Amp, Yamaha S15e 2-way 15" Cabs, Behringer Ultra-DI Pro.

Live Acoustic Set Equipment Details

Yamaha FG-402MS acoustic guitar

Home Studio Equipment Details

AMD Athlon 1800XP with 750MB Ram, M-Audio PCI Delta Audiophile 2in 2out, M-Audio USB MidiSport 2x4 running Windows XP Home Edn, Steinberg Cubase SL2, Wavelab Lite, Audacity, Halion 1.1, NI Xpress Keyboards (B4, FM7, Pro53), Steinberg LM4, Steinberg Hypersonic, M-Tron, TC Works Native Bundle 3, Steinberg Warp VST, Akai Quadcomp, Roland A50 controller keyboard, Samson Servo 170 Amp, Behringer Ultragraph Pro FBQ1502, Behringer Ultralink Pro MX882, Behringer Ultra-DI Pro, Tannoy Reveal Monitors, Behringer Eurorack MX2004A mixer, Behringer Eurorack UB802 mixer, Tascam DA20 MKII DAT Recorder, Behringer B1 Condenser Mic, Shure SM58, Behringer Tube Ultragain Mic 100 Mic Pre-amp, Alesis 3630 Stereo Compressor, Zoom RFX1000 Digital FX, Custom built MIDI drum kit, Roland TD-5, Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro Headphones, Line 6 Variax 500, Yamaha RBX 374 Bass, Line6 POD XT, TC Electronics G-Major Guitar Processor, Behringer Bass V-amp.

Birthplace

Shipley, West Yorkshire, England

Education

Nabwood Grammar School, Cottingley, West Yorkshire ('O' levels '87, 'A' levels '89)
BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (1992)
MSc Control Engineering (1993), Coventry University

Early Musical Background

Chris played the violin during his school years at various music centres in Bradford. He took up the guitar and played in school and university bands. Between 1993 and 1997, he fronted Coventry based 'popsters', The Cherry Stones.

Musical Likes

Anything from metal to rock to pop. Favourite guitarists are The Edge and Joe Satriani.

Website

Visit Chris' website at www.chrisrjohnson.com

Hobbies / Interests

Home Studio Recording, Linux.

Previous Bands

The Cherry Stones (1993 - 1997)


Photography by Marcus Grant