Richie Castellano

Blue Oyster Cult

BIOGRAPHY

Richie Castellano is a New York based musician and producer. He is a member of the legendary classic rock band, Blue Oyster Cult. He has produced music for MTV, EA Games and Regina Spektor. Richie is an active YouTube creator. His one-man split-screen cover of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody is currently at over 1.5 million views. Richie also hosts the Band Geek podcast on the Riotcast Network.

Variax lets me do things that are usually impossible with other instruments. Need to go from a drop tuned electric to an acoustic 12 string to a banjo in the same song? No problem!

Gear

 

Helix

Helix™ is a new kind of guitar floor-based processor: it’s not only a tour-grade multi-effect pedal that sounds and feels authentic, it's also the most comprehensive master controller for guitar systems ever built.

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POD HD500X

Even more power to fuel your creativity. World-class HD amps, 100+ effects, pro-grade backlit footswitches, L6 LINK.

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Variax Standard

Variax Standard can sound like an entire collection of vintage, modern, and exotic instruments, including some of the most coveted electric and acoustic guitars of the past century. Guitarists can also choose from an array of alternate tunings with the turn of a knob.

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JTV-69

29 vintage instrument models, 11 alternate tunings. Tyler-designed SSH pickup configuration. Alder body, vintage-style Tyler neck, custom trem bridge.

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