We’re entering the home-stretch of our series of interviews around the new Tompkins Square compilation Beyond Berkeley Guitar. Today we talk to Lucas Boilon, whose track “Studies of the Oak as Pertaining to Druidic Rites of Passage” is one of my favorites from the collection.
W&W : Please describe the guitar you play on your track, how long you’ve owned it, where you got it
It’s a Gibson Blueridge Custom that my father gave to me when I moved back to California. It’s not super fancy, just a nice sounding, working-man’s guitar. I think my pops got it in ’73 sometime, and gave it to me in 2003. It’s fantastic and I love it.
W&W : What is the tuning / capo position (if any) on your track?
I tune to Drop D for one half and open D for the other. I haven’t really ever used a capo proper-style. Continue reading