Jordan Smith

Jordan Smith

What was your first instrument?
An old Kasuga acoustic guitar that my uncle gave me – it came with a rather hefty hole in the back, apparently due an altercation in a bar somewhere...

What are the top 3 gigs you’ve been to?
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers in Hyde Park, AC/DC in Glasgow and The Rolling Stones in Amsterdam.

Favourite pedal?
My recently acquired Crowther Hot Cake for that super-warm, fat vintage overdrive I so desire.

Your favourite gear that you constantly use?
American Special Tele into Laney Lionheart – can't go wrong.

What’s your most played song?
AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long.

What is the coolest gig you have ever played?
Headlining Newcastle's O2 Academy 2 with my old band was pretty cool.

Musical weapon of choice?
Any single-coil Telecaster.

If you were on Death Row, what would be your last meal request?
Some form of delicious beef burger with a load of toppings.

Who are three people or bands who have highly influenced you in music?
Keith Richards, Angus Young and Tom Petty.

If you could jam with any of your music heroes (dead or alive), who would it be?
Keith Richards, mainly for the stories.

What would be your absolute dream guitar to own?
A 1952 Blackguard Tele would be nice.

What fillings are in your perfect sandwich?
Bacon and Brie – match made in heaven.

Where did you play your first gig?
School talent show.

What’s the best thing about working at PMT?
Unboxing all the tasty new guitars.

Guilty pleasure...?
ABBA.