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Discussion in 'Twanger Central' started by estreet, Oct 3, 2019.
Thanks for the track, Carl.
@knh555 sounds good, a CCR vibe in it.
@Alan L Cole great tone, cool playing.
@fendrguitplayr good playing.
@bgmacaw sounds experimental.
@estreet nice playing throughout.
I just saw that the new track is already online and that apperently everybody else had noticed. Well, I recorded a trial; I had just put new strings on the Albert Lee MP90 that had not settled in completely, so a little deviation from correct tune especially on the b and e string might be heard. But I liked the recording and decided not to try another one with a tuned guitar - could only get less satisfying.
@knh555 : I pressed the "like"-button after the very first seconds, just because of the guitar sound. You created such a beautiful atmoshere there with those two guitars - great job!
@Alan L Cole : yet another beautiful guitar sound; your playing sounds like "Cuba libre", lovely vibe.
@fendrguitplayr : does my memory fool me or did you use clean sounds mostly until recently? Anyhow, that one is beautifully saturated; you play a very emotional thing there with a little bit of Carlos.
@bgmacaw : just thought "hmm, psychedelic", the I read the first words of your post. You did right to not overdo the guitar playing so the effects can unfold well.
@NWinther : that flanging clean guitar sounds as good as your well known overdriven sound. Both together create a special vibe. Nice!
@estreet : good laidback playing, lovely sounds and effects! Love the distorted solo.
@JCL50 : beautiful clean and driven sound. Love those octaves and your careful playing.
Thanks! Since giving my Dad my Yamaha THR, I'm currently without a direct digital/silent recording option and am currently only mic'ing my amps. The Penguin was on my Princeton tweed and the Strat/Schecter on the Princeton '68 custom. It's a bit more work to get it right, but I really do like how they sound.
Oh. And if you listen carefully, you'll hear a third guitar join in partway through. I felt it was needed to continue to build out the atmosphere I was looking for.
I used a lot of cleans but can and will use more gain now and then. Thanks!
@JCL50 - Sweet range of tones and bluesy phrasing.
@udoering - Nice dynamics and energy in your riffin' Ullrich. I like your change up at the 1:14 mark.
Here's my attempt. It's my Casino with Lollar 50's wind P-90s on the neck pickup.
Thank you Estreet, I love the minor blues,
Very nice melodic blues playing and nice mix.
You ventured into uncharted territory now and then but it worked well and nice tone and great outro!
Well there's not a new one yet, so I did this again with clean tones, less drive.
Here is a clean take inspired by fendr. I like this tone, I use it a lot. No pick.
Do we want another one already? I can post something but I’m not sure this one’s played out yet.
Yes, this one is a good one. It's a 12 bar, so its familiar, it's minor, so it's sad, and it has well recorded drums that go big and go subtle, so there's dynamics. I enjoyed playing with it and listening to others take their shot at it. In short, it's a good one. Thanks to the originator! And I am looking forward to other takes.
@guitarsophist : your track reminded me of "Black magic woman", just had to think of it. ovely clean guitar sound.
@ASATKat : I have to say that I like the bluesy sequences better than the more jazzy ones. Like the sliding-up at about 2:30. Second track is quite another thing; very nice chord work!
@fendrguitplayr : the opening sounds more like country; but then it goes definitely into the latin-bluesy direction. Interesting how the amount of saturation influences the playing style.
Dang, I was trying hard not to sound like Santana, but in a Dm blues it is hard not to. I didn't even play anything mixolydian! I think some of the bass lines were Santana-ish too. But I noticed others were falling into the Santana groove as well. It's such an appealing sound. Thanks for the kind words.
Oh, I didn´t mean Santana, I meant the song.
@udoering nice take. I like how you sweeten the sound playing clean and soft and then back to overdrive and energy.
@guitarsophist nice jazz-blues tone and playing. I feel you must like Kenny Burrell.
@ASATKat I prefer the one with clean tone
@fendrguitplayr I prefer this one. Some really nice phrases.
@guitarsophist - Yep, gots that Santana vibe. Nice sway and tone to your playing.
@ASATKat - Some pretty and cool lines in there.
@fendrguitplayr - Some sweet playing and nice tone here Mike.
@ASATKat (clean) - Very nice - dig it. Cool outro.