Modern Fingerstyle Guitarist
Montreal-based guitarist Antoine Dufour is known colloquially among the best guitar players in the world as a “musician’s musician”. To fans of popular music, he deftly combines jaw-dropping guitar playing skills and an artistic soul in crafting instrumental compositions that reflect ambient and progressive music that transcends global cultures and languages. That he does this in an incredibly visual and entertaining style has endeared him to a broad spectrum of fans of popular music.
With over 50 million YouTube views, Antoine Dufour has toured extensivley in Canada, U.S., U.K., Europe, Japan, and Brazil. His fans have recorded countless covers of his music on YouTube and his fan base is as loyal and ravenous to see him perform as any artist out there today.
Antoine’s records of accomplishment include winning First place at the Canadian Fingerstyle Guitar Championships, Third place at the ultra-prestigious international guitar championships at Winfield, recording for the leading Instrumental music record label Candyrat, plus touring and playing with luminary guitar players such as Andy McKee and Don Ross.
Antoine said this about his Vanguard V44S gen2 Stereo FET Condenser
“I’ve got my V44S from Studio Economik! I made a few tests and I’m really pleased with it! I’m actually gonna start an album recording next week for a client of mine which is another Candyrat artist, and I’m gonna use it. So far, I really like using it as M-S (mid-side)….”