Nick Jaffe Demonstrates The G&L Fallout
Guitarist Nick Jaffe gives a great demonstration of the G&L Fallout™ in this new YouTube video. Nick explains how the Fallout descends from Leo Fender's SC-2™ design and offers a ton of playing and tone examples courtesy of a few BBE stomp boxes, including a Two Timer™ analog delay, 427™ distortion, and a Windowpane™ silicon fuzz.
About the G&L Fallout: What would an '83 G&L SC-2™ be if Leo Fender recreated it for today's scene? The crew at G&L think it would be a lot like the new Fallout. After all, when inspiration comes from original G&L SC guitars modded by the likes of Devo's Mark and Bob Mothersbaugh and Band Of Susans' Robert Poss, there are lots of cues to follow.
The SC-2 was born as a cool looking, comfortable and light axe that could be thrashed mercilessly and not miss a beat. Fallout keeps those qualities in the mix but branches out to cover today's sophisticated textures and tones.
Fallout shares the original Leo Fender-designed SC-2 body shape, comfortable, sustain-rich G&L Saddle Lock bridge and easy-playing medium-C-shape neck with a 12" radius and medium-jumbo frets.
From dirty riffs to jangly hooks, Fallout delivers with a great pairing of a Paul Gagon-designed G&L Alnico P-90 neck pickup wound in-house and a Seymour Duncan JB bridge humbucker.
The look transcends the SC-2's simplicity with a sweeping pickguard that complements the body shape perfectly. Balancing out the aesthetics is a sleeker interpretation of the '80s-era G&L headstock shape designed exclusively for the Fallout.
Founded by Leo Fender in 1980, G&L USA instruments continue to be made in the historic G&L facility on Fender Avenue in Fullerton, California, the Birthplace of Bolt-on™.