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NYLON STRONG

For 15 years, Rodrigo and Gabriela have been bringing their nylon-string sound to the world’s most prestigious stages. But capturing the kinetic energy of the duo’s recorded sound in large venues has always proved a problem. We spoke to the pair’s guitar techs, Rob Allen and Tor Sørnes, about the unique challenges they face on the road…
Rob Allen (left) and Tor Sørnes

The nuances of Rodrigo y Gabriela’s sound have never been the most straightforward thing for a guitar tech to get their head around – from Rodrigo’s tendency to throw effects at a classical instrument that wasn’t even designed to be amplified, to capturing the percussive nature of Gabriela’s playing, which requires a level of technological wizardry that is scarcely believable for one nylon-string instrument.

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