Ed O'Brien, guitarist
birth name: Edward John O'Brien

Ed O'Brien

April 15, 1968, Oxford, England

O'Brien uses a large collection of effects pedals to help create Radiohead's distinct sound. Even on tracks that do not feature any guitar work, his pedals are put to use for other purposes such as altering Thom Yorke's keyboard playing. ~ Wikipedia: Ed O'Brien ~ retrieved June 26, 2013 © Wikipedia

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Ed O'Brien ~ Ranked Fricke's Picks: #59 Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Guitarists in 2003 ~ Radiohead's two lead guitarists have a symbiotic relationship. Greenwood is closer to a traditional lead man […] O'Brien likes the wacky noises. ~ 2003 © Rolling Stone


Five very serious Englishmen guys who developed their own sound and always tried really, really hard. ~ Rolling Stone: Radiohead ~ retrieved April 21, 2014 © Rolling Stone

Radiohead ~ Ranked #73 Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Artists in 2004.

Radiohead ~ OK Computer (1997) ~ Ranked #94 VH-1 R&R's All Time Top 100 Albums in 1999

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