Guitarist David Grissom chooses Asterope cables
(Dave Molter | Posted 2010-10-04)
Highly respected guitarist David Grissom is the latest artist to choose Asterope instrument cables as his cable of choice for performances
and studio recordings. Grissom recently tested the Asterope cable against his previous favorite, a
cable he had used for more than seven years, before switching to Asterope.
In addition to his solo recording career, David Grissom has recorded and toured with a
wide variety of other legendary artists. He is known for his early work with Joe Ely, after which
he went on to perform with John Mellencamp. He then formed the critically acclaimed
Storyville. He has toured or played with the Allman Brothers, the Dixie Chicks, John Mayall,
Robben Ford, James McMurtry, Montgomery Gentry, Buddy Guy, LeeAnn Womack and
“A friend recommended Asterope to me,” said David Grissom. “I was very
skeptical about ‘yet another cable.’ When I A/B’ed it against my favorite cable – one I had been
using for seven years – I could hear a big difference. Asterope was the clear winner. It has
warmer, fatter highs and clearer lows. Today, I use Asterope every time I play.”
“David Grissom represents the type of iconic artist that is becoming the hallmark of our
brand,” said Dariush Rad, Asterope founder and CEO. “Our goal as a company is to provide
musicians with the best sound possible and to help them experience their music in a whole new
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Grissom now joins a number of elite musicians who have selected Asterope as
their cable of choice, including Bob Babbitt, GRAMMY® Award-Winning Motown bass player,
and Jack Pearson, renowned guitarist for the Allman Brothers.
Asterope instrument cables are available in 6-foot, 10-foot, 15-foot and 20-foot lengths,
as well as 1-foot and 3-foot patch cables. Pricing begins at $89 for a 6-foot instrument cable.
Asterope introduced its full line of instrument cables earlier this year and has received
rave reviews from professional musicians and enthusiasts. The company also introduced a line
of RCA Component Interconnect Cables, designed for recording engineers and home audio
enthusiasts looking for a remarkable sound quality at previously unavailable prices.
Asterope cables are designed and manufactured in the United States. The full line of
cables is available directly from Asterope at www.asterope.com, as well as selected dealers
throughout the US.
Asterope, LLC is an innovative audio cable technology company specializing in products
designed for the music, pro audio and high-end audio markets. Headquartered in Austin, Texas,
the company offers unique products using breakthrough technology for musicians, engineers and
audio enthusiasts. The company can be followed on Facebook, Twitter and at
From a press release.