Having been exposed to the scene at an early age, Tom has developed an innate ability to faithfully recapture the essence of Garcia's sound and style. As a member of HALFSTEP, Tom is striving to not only give audiences an accurate homage, but to tap into the true vibe that the Dead have always been known for.
Guitar: Vantage VA900 customized to "Tiger" specs
Main Rig: Late 70's Fender Twin Reverb, Hard Truckers JG-1 2x12 cabinet with JBL E120s.
Alternate Rig 1: Late 70's Fender PA135 Head, 2 Boogie 12" cabs loaded with JBL E120s,
Alternate Rig 2: Mesa Boogie Mark IV combo with JBL E120.
Effects: Musitronics Mu-Tron III, MXR Script Distortion +, MXR Analog Delay, MXR Phase 90, Boss OC2 Octave, Boss EQ