Mark Linkous (Sparklehorse) guitar rig

Mark Linkous is a singer, songwriter and musician, best known for his work with Sparklehorse. Linkous has released four albums so far with Sparklehorse and has also gone on to produce albums for a number of other artists. He is currently rumoured to be working on an album with Danger Mouse, with the album going by the working title of "Danger Horse".

Interesting Linkous fact; like Derek Zoolander, he is the first person in his entire family not to be a coal miner.

Linkous is known to use a mix of Epiphone Casino's and Fender Stratocaster's, as well as some other assorted Gibson and Fender models (as seen below). Amplifier wise, he favors VOX AC30's.

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Linkous uses are fairly standard range of pedals on his pedal board. These include the Line 6 MM-4, Line 6 DL-4 Delay Modeler, Boss OD-2 Turbo Overdrive, Boss DS-1 Distortion, Boss Compressor/Sustainer CS-3 and Boss Tuner TU-2.

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The image above shows Linkous tweaking his bored, with a couple of VOX AC30's in the background.

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