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Celebrating the reissue of Boris’ iconic ‘Absolutego’ & ‘Amplifier Worship’ albums, we have teamed up with Third Man Records to give away a blood moon red copy of ‘Absolutego’, a tree frog green copy of ‘Amplifier Worship’ and a set of our wireless Crest Edition Headphones.
https://orangeamps.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Third-Man-Orange-competition.png16421640Ella Stormarkhttps://orangeamps.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Orange-Pics-logo-307px.pngElla Stormark2020-10-07 09:14:102020-11-09 16:23:55Orange x Third Man Records Boris Competition
You have been an Orange player for a long time now, can you tell us a bit about your history and experience with the company?
オレンジのプレーヤーになって長いのですが、わが社との出会いと経歴を簡単に教えて貰えますか？ Wata: Boris has been active since 1992.We have been touring through USA, Europe, Asia, Oceania and various places. When we first started, we were influenced by the 1960-70 psychedelic and hard rock music. Often, we watched the artists we adored; many were using Orange gear. I was struck with the cute looks and the fat, warm sound. When I got to be interested in Orange amps, the original vintages were already expensive(as they are now). When OR120 was reissued in the early 1990s in Japan, I was able to purchase a half stack. I have been obsessed with Orange sound ever since. I keep collecting various vintage heads, cabinets, and current lineups
You’ve been playing both the OR120 and the Rockerverb 100 paired with the PPC412 – what do you look for in an amp, and what do you like about these two?
OR120とRockerverb 100をPPC412に繋いで使用していますがアンプに求めていることは何でしょうか？又、この2つのどこが気に入っていますか？ Wata: Very rich mids and lows, powerfulness, simple operation, cool looks of a full stack. It is easy for me to create non-distortion sound with OR120 or Rockerverb 100. Also these amps work well with my Les Paul and the fuss pedal that use. We have just released a new album “NO” on July 3. The world has unexpectedly changed to the extreme. We recorded this album wishing that it will comfort all the listeners. There are many fast―tempo tracks. Orange cabinets played a very important role in the recording studio. The Orange cabs were able to maintain the core tonality with different amp heads
How would you describe the Boris writing and creating process?
Borisの作曲・創作のプロセスをどう説明しますか？ Wata: Basically, a song starts when we get inspired from jamming around and improvising. We record simultaneously when we are having jam sessions. The pieces are then put together and edited to become a song. The instruments, pedals, Orange amps and cabinets all play significant roles. The expression of the song gets the member more excited and lead us to the direction it ought to be. We also strive to input our experience from the touring, the faces from audience that we saw from the stage, and the feeling we had then.
How have you as a band been dealing with the lack of live music in recent times, and what do you think about bands going digital in terms of live streams etc?
ライブが出来ない現状をどのように対応していますか？又、ライブストリームのようなデジタル志向をバンドとして考えていますか？ Wata: Being able to touch the bodies of audience with huge sound is extremely important to our shows. You cannot feel the music with your body through live streams. We may consider releasing a video product after editing the live footages from the past. But I am skeptical about live streaming. From the stage we cannot make eye contacts with the audience. I can understand that the current (pandemic) situation is forcing many artists to go online and take more actions. But we are worried it will possibly end up destroying valuable culture of live music. So we are looking at it very carefully.
https://orangeamps.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Wata-Boris-I.png16002560Ella Stormarkhttps://orangeamps.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Orange-Pics-logo-307px.pngElla Stormark2020-07-15 09:00:462020-07-15 09:39:05Interview: Wata of Boris