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Forum: Cover Songs 02-23-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By cola4369
Nile Rodgers Medley

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lapw2bloFmg

A friend of mine recorded a medley of songs that have featured Chic guitarist Nile Rodgers. I said I would help promote it on his behalf, and any criticism...
Forum: Cover Songs 11-30-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By cola4369
Santana - Black Magic Woman cover C4C

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77d6LMaGea0

Me and my friend performed this as part of a charity concert at our school. Any criticism is welcome, hopefully you will enjoy it :)
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-02-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By cola4369
Stratocaster tremolo help

I finished assembling a stratocaster from Warmoth parts about a month ago with the help of a guitar tech for some aspects. I am having a problem with the bridge/tremolo unit. (it is a modern 2 post...
Forum: Cover Songs 08-28-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By cola4369
Nice feel for the song and nice fills and...

Nice feel for the song and nice fills and improvisation it the verses.

Nice wah effect in the solo, but some of the phrases sound a tiny bit sloppy - not really a bad thing and kind of reminds me of...
Forum: Original Recordings 08-27-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By cola4369
Hi there, first off thanks a lot for the...

Hi there, first off thanks a lot for the compliments you gave my piece. :)

In response to your queries, the guitar tone is achieved through close mic'ing an SM57 on my Vox AC15VR amp. The overdrive...
Forum: Original Recordings 08-27-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By cola4369
Thanks for your comment on my piece. In response,...

Thanks for your comment on my piece. In response, byt he term 'drone chords' I am referring to the fact that all of the chords both incorporate the B and E strings open and the other notes change...
Forum: Original Recordings 08-25-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By cola4369
Recording based on drone chords C4C

This was my first attempt at multi-track recording. A friend asked if I would write something to use as a theme tune for a series of podcasts he is producing. Any feedback would be greatly...
Forum: Original Recordings 08-25-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 195
Posted By cola4369
Bla-bla-bla 'Unsolved Mystery' - original recording

My friend performed this finger-picking instrumental he composed for our joint youtube channel and would appreciate any feedback as to how it could be improved

Thanks in advance :)...
Forum: Cover Songs 08-24-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By cola4369
Thanks for the advice, I've only really got...

Thanks for the advice, I've only really got 'into' Gilmour's playing quite recently and agree that I need a bit of work on bending accuracy. He had such a great 'feel' about his playing that is hard...
Forum: Cover Songs 08-24-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By cola4369
Pink Floyd - Dogs - Main Solo C4C

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LbgA54hUGg

This is by far my favourite solo on the 'Animals' album. Hopefully you enjoy my cover and I would love some words on how to improve in future.
Forum: Cover Songs 07-29-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By cola4369
'I Shot The Sheriff' Tribute

Me and my friend recorded a jam based VERY loosely on the chord progression from 'I Shot The Sheriff' (Clapton's version) and took turns soloing. It is entitled 'The Sheriff Shot Me' and admittedly...
Forum: Original Recordings 07-28-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By cola4369
Jam based loosely on Clapton's 'I Shot the sheriff'

Me and my friend our kicking off our YT channel with a jam entitled 'The Sheriff Shot Me' based loosely on Clapton's 'I shot the Sheriff' cover.

We both took turns soloing, with me playing the first...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-28-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By cola4369
Fret Dressing?

I have just acquired a Warmoth neck, and the frets are covered in the tint from the 'vintage tint' lacquer applied to the guitar. How would a fret dress be carried out to restore the frets to their...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-21-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By cola4369
Frets?

Just a brief question... when someone refers to the height of a fret as 'tall' or 'high' what are they actually referring to?
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-14-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By cola4369
12" radius or 10-16" compound neck?

I'm about to purchase a warmoth guitar, and am dubious about the 'compound radius' option, having only played straight radius necks in the past. How would the compound neck differ in feel, to say a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-07-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By cola4369
Lipstick tube in strat middle position?

I'm thinking of putting a Seymour Duncan lipstick tube pickup (RW/RP) into my strat in the middle position, for a surfy 1960's tone. When playing the strat in positions 2 and 4 will it still keep...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-07-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By cola4369
It would probably kill the resale value unless it...

It would probably kill the resale value unless it was a very good refinish. If anything the cracks just add character :)
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-07-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By cola4369
Lipstick tube in strat middle position?

I'm thinking of putting a Seymour Duncan lipstick tube pickup (RW/RP) into my strat in the middle position, for a surfy 1960's tone. When playing the strat in positions 2 and 4 will it still keep...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-23-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By cola4369
Thanks for the link! It actually looks simpler...

Thanks for the link! It actually looks simpler than I expected.

Oli
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 04-22-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By cola4369
Building a Frankenstrat esque guitar.

I am thinking of customizing my mexican stratocaster to have a single bridge humbucker similar to Eddie Van Halen's frankenstrat.

Does anyone have any advice or diagram's on how I would wire and...
Forum: Gear Ads 04-21-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 74,110
Posted By cola4369
Fender Blue Paisley Telecaster Made in Mexico...

Fender Blue Paisley Telecaster Made in Mexico

Year 2000

Upgraded to bare knuckle pickups with humbucker in the neck position.

Bare Knuckle Yardbird single coil (bridge) and Bare Knuckle Emerald...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-05-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By cola4369
Hi there, its just a mexican standard running...

Hi there, its just a mexican standard running into a Vox AC15.

Thanks
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-04-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By cola4369
DiMarzio Super Distortion or Bare Knuckle 'The Mule' pickup for strat bridge?

I am thinking of routing my strat to accomadate a humbucker; mainly for a fatter, warmer tone (and also I find that the strat's bridge pickup can be a bit harsh)

I mainly play Rock, Blues, Funk and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-12-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 764
Posted By cola4369
How to get off skinny strings?

After breaking my hand a year ago, I have been stuck using 0.08 guage guitar strings, and can't build up the strength to move up to 9's or 10's.

Have you got any advice as to what I could do, as the...
Forum: Cover Songs 01-30-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By cola4369
Love the guitar tone and vibe throughout :)

Love the guitar tone and vibe throughout :)
Forum: Cover Songs 01-30-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By cola4369
Please could you check out my Beatles cover :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96jb08NPK4g&feature=related


Hi there,


I hope you enjoy it, C4C as always
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-29-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By cola4369
Yes, they are; but the missing gloss is almost as...

Yes, they are; but the missing gloss is almost as bad, as it looks kinda strange compared to the rest of the guitar.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-29-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By cola4369
A friend of mine who is an experienced guitarist....

A friend of mine who is an experienced guitarist. He obviously didn't know what he was talking about, and I was a bit stupid to trust him.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-29-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By cola4369
Wire wool; accidentally removed some of gloss finish.

I was advised to remove some of the scrathes on my guitar using wire wool; and now it has left a noticable lack of gloss in the area.

Is there anything I cana do to rectify this?


Thanks
Forum: Cover Songs 01-29-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,160
Posted By cola4369
Great playing; the tone is spot on throughout, no...

Great playing; the tone is spot on throughout, no critiscisms!

How long have you been playing for?


C4C?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96jb08NPK4g
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