Rotosound at the Guitar Showcase 2023: IDLES’ Adam “Dev” Devonshire gives the low-down on his musical journey inside the UK’s joyfully defiant post-punk band

Adam Devonshire playing bass guitar
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The film takes an intimate look at the musical journey of IDLES’ bassist Adam “Dev” Devonshire.

Dev discusses what inspired him to play bass, his progress from running a music venue to being in one of the UK’s top bands, and where he’s at in his journey currently. Taking inspiration from The Stranglers to Gilla Band, Dev dives into his bass tone and gear, of which Rotosound strings play a crucial role.

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