Monday, May 21, 2012

Who is the Better Guitarist?

So who is better anyway?

Tosin Abasi of Animals as Leaders:


David Gilmour of Pink Floyd:

Who can play faster?: Tosin Abasi
Who has more rhythmic precision?: Tosin Abasi
Who has more advanced knowledge of music theory?: Tosin Abasi
Who has probably practiced more?: Tosin Abasi
Who can come up with more complex musical structures?: Tosin Abasi
Who can better play in obscure time signatures?: Tosin Abasi *
Who has more mastery of many different musical styles?: Tosin Abasi
Who better understands classical counterpoint?: Tosin Abasi
Who can more effectively layer and overdub contrasting guitar parts?: Tosin Abasi
Who dresses better?: Tosin Abasi (not a real category, but really T-shirt and jeans while playing in front of thousands of people???)
Who plays more beautiful melodies?: David Gilmour

Who is better? Tosin Abasi or David Gilmour?: It's a tie.

Feel free to weigh in.

1 comment:

  1. *Rumor has it that David Gilmour asked that "Money" switch into 4/4 for the middle section because 7/4 was too difficult a time signature to craft an effective solo.