Yo La Tengo

Ira Kaplan

circa 1996 - 2015

Ira's rig has remained more or less the same since the mid-90s. From GuitarGeek (1996), Premier Guitar (2015), and live photos:

  • Guitars: Fender Stratocaster, Fender Coronado, Fender Jazzmaster, Fender Jaguar, Fender Jerry Donahue Telecaster, Danelectro 12-string, Gibson B-25 acoustic
  • Effects: Boss TU-2 > Boss CS-3 > Boss OD-2 > Boss GE-7 > HAZ Mu-Tron II > Pro Co RAT > Vox Wah > Line 6 MM4 > Pro Co RAT > DigiTech PDS-8000 > Line 6 DL4
  • Amps: 1960s Fender Super Reverb, 1960s Fender Vibrolux Reverb
  • Other: Dunlop Tortex .60mm picks, .011 set strings

Keyboards

  • Ace Tone TOP-5
  • Casio MT-68
  • Farfisa Combo Compact
  • Fender Rhodes
  • Kurzweil K2600
  • Kurzweil PC2
  • Nord Lead
  • Nord Stage
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