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Dielle Douglas

Douglas Dielle

Guitarist | Musician | Composer | Photographer | Web Technologist

Name:Douglas Dielle
Address:Perth, Western Australia

A progressive rock instrumental guitarist, photographer and web technologist based in Perth, Western Australia. Douglas is especially passionate about being a musician – he teaches, lives and breathes guitar, writing songs with that occasional tinge of shred. Rock on, and play LOUD!

What Am I Working on Now?

Upcoming Album: Skyline

Skyline is Doug’s third solo album. The tracks in this playlist have just been released at the end of 2017, have a listen and let him know what you think! And don’t forget to visit his Bandcamp site!

 

Guitars, Amps, Effects and Recording Gear

The Stuff I Use…

Doug’s guitar gear at home keeps getting simpler and simpler over the years!

Guitars

  • 2014 Paul Reed Smith Artist V in Eriza Verde
  • 2008 Paul Reed Smith Singlecut in Cherry Red
  • 2008 Fender Yngwie Malmsteen Stratocaster in Vintage White
  • 2015 Ibanez Artcore in Tobacco finish
  • 2002 Gibson Les Paul Studio in Metallic Yellow
  • 2015 Taylor 100 Acoustic
  • 2000 Yamaha APX-6NA Classical Guitar
  • 2015 Kala Ukulele

Amps and Speakers

  • Marshall JVM410H
  • Marshall 1960A Cabinet
  • VOX G3 Mini (this thing really rocks!)

Effects

  • Boss GT-8 Digital Signal Processor
  • ISP Technologies Decimator
  • Apogee Duet 2 Audio Interface

Digital Audio Workstation / Plugins

  • Apple Logic Pro X
  • Spectrasonics Trilian
  • IK Multimedia T-Racks Custom Shop

Musical Background

How I Became a Guitar Player…

At the tender age of 6 Doug was given the opportunity to learn guitar. He was introduced to the world of chords, and just a week or so after trying to master both D and A major chords, his fingers hurt, he gave up and would not touch a guitar again until he was 12.
 
It’s hard to recall the motivation that led to him to the guitar again at 12, but it was probably seeing his mates play the instrument at school. His brother had a Yamaha folk guitar and he would secretly use it when he was in school. Occasionally his brother would return home prematurely and Doug would get a telling off for using it.
 
For around four years, this secret practice routine saw him do nothing much on the guitar except strumming and fingerpicking. It wasn’t until Doug checked into college and came face to face with a new schoolmate who opened his eyes as to what could really be done on the guitar. Thanks Rudin!
 
That same year Doug bought his first electric guitar, a grey Ibanez S Series and practised incessantly for the next couple of years.
 
As they say, the rest is history…

Doug loves travelling and seeing the world. He is also especially crazy about bird photography and the feathered collection is ever-increasing! Enjoy the photos below. Here's also a quick rundown of his photography gear:


Camera bodies

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Lenses

  • Canon EF 16-35mm f4L IS USM
  • Canon EF 24-70mm f2.8L II USM
  • Canon EF 100mm f2.8L Macro IS USM
  • Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II USM