Who Is Pete Cornish?
There are three people in the world who know David Gilmour's equipment. David Gilmour, Phil Taylor (Gilmour's main guitar tech), and Pete Cornish...
Pete Cornish has helped many of the world's top-class musicians create their sounds. Among his client list can be found such names as Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Pink Floyd, Iron Maiden, The Police, Yes, Genesis, King Crimson, Paul McCartney and Queen.
As a young man, Pete Cornish worked for the Ministry of Aviation, a British government department, and learned the art of testing and making military equipment. Before becoming self-employed, Pete Cornish was service manager at Sound City, one of London's leading music stores, where he dealt with many artists who have gone on to dominate today's music world.
His clients included such names as Eric Clapton, Yes, Queen, Pink Floyd, King Crimson, The Average White Band, The Bay City Rollers, Caravan, Roxy Music, Genesis, Led Zeppelin, The Moody Blues, Sweet, ELP, Elton John, The Kinks, Family, Wishbone Ash, Thin Lizzy, Fleetwood Mac, Rod Stewart and Black Sabbath.
Pete Cornish products are strong and rugged -- built to withstand the rigors of concert tours around the world. Pete Cornish products deliver the high-quality sounds required in recording for the international market. The line-up of Pete Cornish products ranges from large-scale power stabilizers for touring musicians to rack systems, multi-effects, boards and pre-amps. It even includes professional-use compact effects and guitar cables.
Pete is very good at what he does and offers great insight into problems involved with your boards and effects. He is extremely polite and helpful. He treats each of his customers as if they were the end all be all of music. It is a great experience to do business with him.
I'll throw this out, Gilmour's tone has a large part of Pete Cornish's influence all over it. His effects are quiet, work well with other effects, and create a sound all their own. It is no wonder why so many of today's leading guitarists chose him for their equipment needs.
If you want those effects with all the noise and hum inherent in them, then Pete Cornish effects are not for you. If you want simply the best made guitar effects made, rugged, quiet, and dependable: then look into Pete Cornish effects!