The French Comic Genius: CHRISTOPHE GODIN!

Today's Elevenses Throws Eleven Quick Questions At 'The French Comic Genius' Christophe Godin!

Christophe Godin has played and recorded with different bands including Gnô and Temple. His main projects are Mörglbl, a funny jazz/metal trio, a solo project named Christophe Godin's Metal Kartoon and a guitar duo with Pierrejean Gaucher. I teach in different schools in France and Switzerland, and give masterclasses wherever people want me to! 

So what’s your drink of choice at 11am in the morning?

Orange juice, or coffee depending on the time I woke up!

Which song/album really made you want to play guitar?

AC/DC's Back in Black!

Who’s the world’s greatest guitarist?

Jeff Beck!

Who’s the world’s most underrated guitarist?

Frank Marino!

So what are you up to at the moment?

Demoing for the next Metal Kartoon cd and promoting Mörglbl's latest release "Grötesk".

What was the last gig you went to (as a member of the audience)?
Who would be in your dream line-up?

JMPZ (great experimental rock fusion band with... no guitars !!!)

Vinnie Colaiuta : drums

Les Claypool : bass

Jeff Beck : first guitar (I'll be the rhythm guitarist... wanna enjoy that dream team from inside...makes sense ;)

Alan Pasqua : keyboards

Mike Patton and Devin Townsend : vocals

How many guitars do your own and which one is ‘your precious’?

22 and my yellow blue, and whatsoever color Vigier Kartoon Guitar is by far my favorite one !!!

What’s the last great album that you bought (or were given)?

Pierrejean Gaucher : "La Fontaine et le Gaucher".

Do you suffer from stage fright?

Not at all, Sir!

So what’s your drink of choice at 11pm in the evening?