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Playing a jazz brunch / jam earlier this month, the sax player called “Blue in Green”. Another guitarist had joined us for the song, so I looped...
Because I like the second button for single-click STOP / PLAY for in-time live performances.
Suggest a different harp mic.
Green Bullets feed back less than those Astatic mics, which behave like a microphonic Tele bridge pickup.
In my various Tele parts casters, I have EMG, Duncan, DiMarzio, Kinman, and GFS.
Each guitar sounds DIFFERENT from the others, but none does...
I have a concern with 1 band member using in-ear monitors with a sound guy in a hurry.
Nobody but you will hear the damaging feedback in your...
Should be an indication, but will not guarantee a great drum sound. That is a result of gear / room / engineer and ears. I did a recording with a...
Go with the studio / producer / engineer that knows drums.
Most studios can get the guitar, bass and vocals recorded properly, but a good drums...
I found 0000 BRONZE wool at the big box hardware store that works like the steel wool, but the “dust” will not be attracted to the pickup magnets.
I have been using the BoxKing for quick setup/loadout gigs with great results.
I prefer playing to tuning up and don’t believe that you need to copy a performance as originally recorded to make it sound “right”
I know that well. The sight if flames spewing out the back of my Hiwatt head will always be remembered.
First lesson I learned about busking:
Acoustic guitar versus bus: bus always wins
A B3 / Leslie combo fills a huge sonic spectrum and the guitar needs to find a notch to cut through.
CLEAN humbuckers can work well,...
a bandleader friend once told me
"a rock band is only as good as its drummer"
Rat controls are quite interactive
Usually need to turn down volume (ccw) and tone (cw) when distortion is increased (cw)
has any part of your signal chain changed?
my RAT clone reacts quite differently to active vs passive pickups, or buffers in the chain
Guitar + loop pedal
Record a verse or chorus and solo on playback
I've always thought the cajon had plenty of low end
Those around OP Charlie's age will have heard Jeff Beck, John McLaughlin, Pat Metheny and others continue to grow and innovate over the decades,...
Has not declined
More fans now than in Robert Johnson's day
"Bloozerock" is declining
Other genres are more appealing to younger audiences
nice arrangements on this one
you have played in drop D because it's easy
you have not progressed as much as you would like
you need to push yourself out of your comfort zone...
Some believe that the best performance from an amp is derived from the coupling of a speaker to the entire coil of the output transformer.
Had a DOD FX-17 since the 1980's that I only used as a volume pedal.
My Acid jazz band added Dr. Lonnie Smith's "Witchdoctor" to the setlist and...