Lars wrote:I'm always interested in how the parts are recorded.
on team 1 - fender telecaster, behringer compressor/sustain - straight into the soundcard
team 2 - Epi Dot straight into sound card
And for me.....
Team 1 - Telecaster, bridge p/u, Cube amp on Brit Combo setting with scooped mids, reverb about 1/2 way, gain on 3/4, standard tuning, brass slide.
Team 3 - as above, but Tweed setting, gain on full and no slide!
I've found with the gain on a high setting, I can get just the right amount of distortion at a low volume, without having to use the rectifier or metal settings.
I thought there was a nice contrast between the clean tones and those who used more distortion. Particularly impressed with Fleaaaa's spot - first time I've heard him, for some reason. Nice playing AND tone! But I truly enjoyed everyone's playing on this - including, for once, my own. Even though I had to follow Taso!!!!
Taso wrote:vic, where you been hiding at? Seriously I think this is literally the second time I've heard you play lead and it sounds incredible. great slide work
I've been practising - A LOT - and working hard. Nice to see it's showing. Still nowhere near where I'd like to be, but I'm getting there, slowly but surely. A few years back when I joined GN I knew about half-a-dozen chords and thought I knew everything. I've learned a HELL of a lot since then, and realised in real terms I know next to nothing.
Another thing I've found is that by just using one guitar (since I bought the Telecaster just over a year ago, I've hardly played any of the others) for everything, including slide, when I pick that guitar up it feels like part of me, like it was meant to be there, like it was a natural extension of my body! And I hate putting it down once I've picked it up!
"Sometimes the beauty of music can help us all find strength to deal with all the curves life can throw us." (D. Hodge.)