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(9 replies, posted in Chordie's Chat Corner)

Happy Birthday Jeff have a blast today smile

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(4 replies, posted in My local band and me)

beamer wrote:

Sounded great,  however I was expecting the Eddie and the Cruisers Betty lou got a new pair of shoes LOLOL

beamer I am not familiar with Eddie's version have to check it out thanks for giving a look and commenting smile

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(4 replies, posted in My local band and me)

Thanks, for checking it out, it is a good tune to get the juices flowing smile 

keepitreal wrote:

Nice tight sound, great stuff, had me rockin.

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(4 replies, posted in My local band and me)

At our last rehearsal we warmed up with this old classic to get the juices flowing our drummer Gary takes a turn at the vocals
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=192cYco3sgk

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(10 replies, posted in Chordie's Chat Corner)

I don't see any ads

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(11 replies, posted in Electric)

I use a 100w amp with 2 cabinets that have a 12" speaker and high frequency horn because I like the sound of it, the key word is sound. Volume can be controlled once a good sound is located trust your ears.

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(4 replies, posted in Bands and artists)

Peatle Jville wrote:

As a promo for your band I think your video works  extremely well. The lighting effects and way you introduce the Band very  nicely done, You can see you are  all getting into what your  playing   making it fun which  creates a good visual and listening vibe. What stands out to me is you  havent gone for the band members outside of  playing approach which spoils many a promo video I have seen.

Thank you,Good to here some positive feedback and critique,my intent was to keep it simple with regards to the band and use the effects to highlight the performance  smile

Nice one got that country "twang" smile

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(4 replies, posted in Bands and artists)

I welcome all comments and your suggestion is valid we had a booking that was cancelled for this month, it would have provided needed video for promotional use and under the circumstances I had to edit this video with limited footage in two different programs as best as my knowledge and experience could provide hopefully I will find something like your suggestion in the near future thanks! smile 

Classical Guitar wrote:

Interesting introduction. If  do not mind a suggestion and hope you are not offended by it, , if you know someone with a stage that would look like a live event you could do one clearer with the same introductions. That way you would look like you were working when it was made.

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(4 replies, posted in Bands and artists)

I edited this short video for a blatant attempt to entice interested individuals in a position to move things along for my band for future projects.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ib9_CTr … e=youtu.be

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(11 replies, posted in Recording)

Got a new Strat and a Atomic Amplifire guitar processor both are incredible smile

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(8 replies, posted in Bands and artists)

Baldguitardude wrote:

Just noticed you are finger picking this one, so I went on your page and watched a few and see you alternate between fingerpicking and flatpicking. How do you choose which technique you use?

Good question BGD  smile  I can fingerpick just about any song it really comes down to what sounds best to me it has nothing to do with speed more to do with tone smile

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(8 replies, posted in Bands and artists)

Tyson7 wrote:

Retro Buzz does it again. Nice job. Thanks for sharing.

Hi Tyson thanks for dropping by and giving a listen much appreciated smile

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(4 replies, posted in My local band and me)

Grah1 wrote:

The experiment went well played 6 songs with the trio and 3 without.Great set and a fantastic response.

Great to hear Graham that trio is a handy little effect I like the new ones with the loop effect but now that I am in a band I don't need it but I still use it for practice at home. smile

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(8 replies, posted in Bands and artists)

TIGLJK wrote:

That was awesome !   Way to go guys !

Thank you, we are really gearing up for the summer gigs our playlist has enough songs for any venue and rehearsals are vital to hone our sound to a nice edge smile

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(8 replies, posted in Bands and artists)

Thanks and I agree the Strat is a very unique sound. Our drummer has a lot of guitars he also plays but he is left handed and my new guitar only comes in right handed models he really wants one for all the reasons I did lol funny I never really wanted to be a drummer smile

Baldguitardude wrote:

Nothing sounds like a Strat. Good one man!

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(8 replies, posted in Bands and artists)

We let Howard the bass player take a turn on a John Mellencamp hit Hurt so good at rehearsal today
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFfzCF8 … e=youtu.be
I am using my new Stratocaster for the 1st time at rehearsal love it! smile

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(4 replies, posted in My local band and me)

The new Trio's have a loop feature, I still use mine one thing I learned is do not use any effects when putting on the 1st  loop or track on the trio it confuses the synchronization of the beats if you have any problems with it let me know maybe I can help.

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(4 replies, posted in Bands and artists)

TIGLJK wrote:

Nice playing Russell

I like the growl as well.

Also noticed the really nice chess board in background and the BEAUTIFUL GUITARS HANGING AROUND !! big_smile

  smile

That growl is me it defines the sound I gravitate to and I find more and more channeling my song selections to suit this sound, I made the chessboard and have wooden chessmen looks cool when setup and I still play but not as strong as I used to be due to my not playing in tournaments anymore music has my attention thanks for giving a look and for the nice comments as well smile

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(7 replies, posted in Electric)

Tenement Funster wrote:

She's a beauty alright, Russell ... congratulations!

I'm a big fan of the larger 70's style head stock. Gorgeous girl, she is! "Fang" isn't going to be jealous, is she? wink

That shade of blue is identical to an Epiphone Les Paul "Prophecy" I've been drooling over lately. First thing I'd have to do is get rid of those screeching EMG pickups, and put something warmer in it. You got me thinkin', man!

http://images.epiphone.com.s3.amazonaws.com/Products/Les-Paul/Prophecy-Les-Paul-EX/Features/MS_Body.jpg

That is a gorgeous color Fang is asleep not to worry the sound is the thing and that Atomic has them all

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(7 replies, posted in Electric)

Zurf wrote:

Happy NGD.  Your walls are going to start looking the way I imagine Jx3's to look.

Zurf it was calling to me like the sirens to the sailors lol mine!! smile

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(7 replies, posted in Electric)

TIGLJK wrote:

Wow - Russel  - that is a sweet looking axe!  I LOVE THE COLOR

I'm sure you will teach it how to sing real nice.

Can't wait to hear some tunes from you with that puppy! 
CONGRATS !

Jim

Jim it was love at first site for me, it came today and I spent the whole morning and latter part of afternoon and evening exploring the variable tone settings it just feels really nice the fretboard glides like silk smile

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(4 replies, posted in Bands and artists)

Tenement Funster wrote:

Nice grrrrrrrrrrowllll ... oh yeah.

love the earthyness tied in with some classical feel smile

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(4 replies, posted in Bands and artists)

I have been working with my new Atomic Ampflifire unit trying to squeeze out  the sounds I hear in my head this is one of the sounds I found on the presets and sorta made up the music as I went along. smile
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDzwW7gt97M

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(7 replies, posted in Electric)

TIGLJK wrote:

Wow - Russel  - that is a sweet looking axe!  I LOVE THE COLOR

I'm sure you will teach it how to sing real nice.

Can't wait to hear some tunes from you with that puppy! 
CONGRATS !

Jim

Jim my thoughts exactly when I first seen it and felt I deserved it, too much is saved for tomorrow that is needed today now Im "one day older and deeper in debt"  lol