Spotlight: Kelly Jansch of Totty

(Image credit: Britt Andrews)

HAILS FROM: Wollongong, NSW
SOUNDS LIKE: Pop-punk made by a sentient skateboard who lives on a diet of Mountain Dew and weed
LATEST DROP: Garden (EP out now via Ratbag/BMG)

What’s your current go-to guitar?
I pretty much always reach for my Fender Powercaster. I got it as a present for my birthday last year (thanks Simon!). I’d never seen one before – I think they were pretty new at the time – but I love the size of it. It’s really lightweight too, which is great when you’ve got the back problems of an 80-year-old. I think part of why I love it so much is because it’s sentimental, and it wasn’t something I knew I wanted until I got it. It’s really versatile with the bridge humbucker and P-90 style pickup in the neck. 

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month**

Join now for unlimited access

US pricing $3.99 per month or $39.00 per year

UK pricing £2.99 per month or £29.00 per year 

Europe pricing €3.49 per month or €34.00 per year

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Prices from £2.99/$3.99/€3.49

Ellie Robinson
Editor-at-Large, Australian Guitar Magazine

Ellie Robinson is an Australian writer, editor and dog enthusiast with a keen ear for pop-rock and a keen tongue for actual Pop Rocks. Her bylines include music rag staples like NME, BLUNT, Mixdown and, of course, Australian Guitar (where she also serves as Editor-at-Large), but also less expected fare like TV Soap and Snowboarding Australia. Her go-to guitar is a Fender Player Tele, which, controversially, she only picked up after she'd joined the team at Australian Guitar. Before then, Ellie was a keyboardist – thankfully, the AG crew helped her see the light…