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Billy Gibbons

07/06/2021

Cream T x Reverb: Gibson PAF Pickups

Thomas Nilsen of Cream T Pickups was recently interviewed by Reverb.com for their latest article on PAF pickups. Thomas has played over 60 sets of vintage PAF pickups in his time building pickups which is why Reverb reached out for his opinion and anecdotes. You can read the full article here

11/03/2021

10/10 Guitarist Magazine Review

Our Billy F Gibbons ‘Whiskerbucker’ pickups have been featured in Guitarist Magazine again!This time loaded into a Patrick James Eggle Macon guitar that was reviewed and received 10/10 ‘Guitarist Gold Award’. Issue 470 is on sale now.Read the review & check out the demo video below:

09/02/2021

Ronnie Wood’s 1960 Gibson Les Paul

When it came to designing the packaging for the ‘Whiskerbucker’ pickups complete with all the Billy F Gibbons merchandise it got us thinking “where do we put the slide?”. My initial thought was to drill a hole in the box so that the slide could slot in, I got this idea from when I had the pleasure of meeting Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood back in 2014.After a long chat with Ronnie Wood he wanted me to make a him a special bridge pickup for his Black Beauty Les Paul... Read More

19/01/2021

Billy F Gibbons Guitar Tech Elwood Francis on Cream T Pickups

Our good friend Elwood Francis has shared some comments on Cream T Pickups and the story behind how Thomas started working with Billy F Gibbons. “I’ve been working with Billy F. Gibbons since 1995, looking after his guitar and various electronics. My previous experience includes Joe Perry, Steve Vai, Izzy Stradlin and Gilby Clarke of Guns & Roses…The Black Crowes….and so on….. I’ve quietly been around the block. Mr. Gibbons and his famous 1959 Gibson Les Paul, Pearly Gates, have become a benchmark of quality in the industry. As you’d... Read More

24/08/2020

WIN a PRS Custom 24 loaded with ‘Afterburner’ pickups!

We are giving one lucky person the chance to win a PRS SE Custom 24 loaded with our ‘Afterburner’ pickups. Celebrating the launch of our Billy F Gibbons ‘Whisker Series’ pickups featuring ‘Eliminator’ & ‘Afterburner’ humbucker pickups. Full details on those here. Watch the video below to hear them in action. Enter our competition here!!!

23/06/2020

Signed ‘Whiskerbucker’ set WINNER announced!

For the past 8 weeks we have been running a competition to WIN a signed set of ‘Whiskerbucker’ pickups by the man himself Billy F Gibbons! We’d like to thank everyone who entered. If you didn’t win please check out our other competition. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel to WIN! What was up for grabs 1ST PLACE PRIZE – Set of ‘Whiskerbucker’ pickups signed by Billy F Gibbons. 2ND PLACE PRIZE – Set of Cream T Billy F Gibbons ‘BFG Bangers’ pickups. 3RD PLACE PRIZE – Billy F Gibbons Dunlop Accessories goodie bag. Introducing the... Read More

10/06/2020

Subscribe to our YouTube & WIN!

Subscribe to our YouTube channel before 10th July for a chance to win 🎸 CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE 1st Place – Set of ‘BFG Banger’ pickups + T-Shirt2nd Place – ‘BFG Banger’ bridge pickup + T-Shirt3rd Place – T-Shirt Competition open worldwide. Winners outside of EU responsible for postage. Good Luck!

14/04/2020

Listen to the story of Cream T Pickups

The guys at Guitar Nerds invited Thomas on their new ‘Friday Special’ podcast. In this episode you will hear the story of how Thomas ended up working with Billy Gibbons, Keith Richards and the latest project at Cream T Pickups. Listen here https://play.acast.com/s/podcastguitarnerds/f970bb2a-d4cc-4189-a741-436cdc6111f8?fbclid=IwAR3XPQ5TXq0mk8-_HSHX8lq2i1mNeF7V9VKigbjc5EPIMR3m5LRYmRQ6XkY