Starting to worry that this year's winter rain is going to be like this year's summer rain. If so, I might as well move to Southeast Asia, where I can stay perpetually soaked for a fraction of the price.
Heya, @Chud. John Lennon took five years off from the business, but he was still the real deal. If in doubt, just get back on the horse.
My humble advice (which I'm trying to take myself, right now) is to give up one bad habit and use the free time to kick a good musical habit back into gear...
Don't stop, @Awel . Just do something different. Something that works for you, probably something you haven't tried before. New directions! Set a new project up that will polish your soul back up to standard, and get after it.
1991 was an awesome year.
But it's behind us now.
Still not too...
I'm still using bigger amps. My bedroom amp for the electric sixes is a Twin Reverb, and I'm hoping to upgrade to a full Ampeg fridge (8x10) for my basses. But I'm just a back porch player. I don't have to please anyone but myself. It pleases my ear to move some air. On the flip side, if I were...
Duplicate my American Standard Nashville B-Bender? Absolutely. And I nearly did, except I'd just dropped three grand on another used guitar and my missus was very sore about the thought of that happening two weeks in a row. Could've got a new condition version B-Bender in a nice sunburst. After...
Most of my stuff just catches the vibe of what I like, but a few bits of kit go directly to specific players:
Wah pedal - Clapton
Fretless bass - Jaco
Tele with b-bender - Clarence White
All three prove the TDPRI maxim that it ain't enough just to have the kit.