Spotlight / Stephen McHale

'I like the idea of creating a weird noise and then using it as the basis of the tune...'

We met up with Stephen McHale, a contemporary jazz fusion guitarist, to explore how he uses innovative techniques and effects as the compositional cornerstone of his music.


Marshall Guv'norMXR Distortion + 


Digitech Whammy

Dunlop Crybaby

BOSS DD6 Digital Delay

Amp: Fender Deluxe

Guitar: Fender Stratocaster

Interview and produced by Kilian Carroll. 

Filmed and edited by Conor Fleming. 

Filmed in JJ Smyths, Dublin on February 13th, 2015.