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Forum: Bass Guitar Yesterday, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By UseYourThumb
How to get more definition from E string

I own an Eastwood Classic 4 semihollow bass (which is a reduced 30" scale) and I love it except for the fact that the lowest string sounds flubbery. I have D'addario flatwounds on at the moment so I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By UseYourThumb
Thanks. The Behringer really isn't as bad as...

Thanks. The Behringer really isn't as bad as people think. It works very well as a compression. I preferred it over the boss equivalent...
Forum: Cover Songs Yesterday, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By UseYourThumb
Thank you for the kind words :)

Thank you for the kind words :)
Forum: Cover Songs 03-21-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By UseYourThumb
Recuerdos de la Alhambra

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C44RiuF1Rg0
Wished the audio would have turned out better but oh well
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-21-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By UseYourThumb
yikes... I owned a pod for awhile but could never...

yikes... I owned a pod for awhile but could never get a quality sound out of it. I'm not a fan of processors unless you're going all out and getting something decent.
Forum: Cover Songs 03-21-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By UseYourThumb
opinions?

opinions?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-15-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By UseYourThumb
Building a bass pedalboard for <$250

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1h5nWKNiMcQ
I started with a Pedaltrain Nano ($50) and set out to build everything on top of that. The power supply is a combination of a One Spot wall adapter ($20)...
Forum: Cover Songs 03-15-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By UseYourThumb
Ornithology (Charlie Parker) - one man band

I played acoustic, electric (organ sound), and bass guitars in this recording.
Let me know what you think :)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGcAeTL7sOo
Forum: Cover Songs 03-03-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 58
Posted By UseYourThumb
Bossa in Re solo guitar

Something from my sophomore recital. Written by Jorge Morel. Dropped D tuning.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZkZlfEjn5o
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZkZlfEjn5o
Forum: Cover Songs 03-02-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 67
Posted By UseYourThumb
Amazing Grace & reharmonization

I may have taken inspiration from Tommy Emmanuel's version. I experimented with some gospel substitutions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqFS0q45jLY
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-26-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By UseYourThumb
I'm just trying to rule out the things in an...

I'm just trying to rule out the things in an order that would save me money. The speaker cable appears to be faulty so I'm dealing with that first.
I talked to a Fender technician and he said the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-25-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By UseYourThumb
Thanks guys. I am most certain it is not the...

Thanks guys. I am most certain it is not the power tubes since there wouldn't be a total loss of sound from just one going bad. On the odd chance that they both went bad at the same time, it would be...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-23-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By UseYourThumb
Blues Deluxe Reissue problem :(

Last week I started having problems with my BDRI. It'll be fine for the first 15 minutes or so of playing but after that it just cuts out and won't make sound until I wait a bit and try again. It...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-27-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 75
Posted By UseYourThumb
Diamond vs. Empress tremolo

I wanted to get a really good tremolo effect and these two pedals seem to be some of the best. Does anyone have any experience with either that can lend some...
Forum: Recording 10-25-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By UseYourThumb
Bass was line in, as was one channel on the solos...

Bass was line in, as was one channel on the solos and head.
Forum: Recording 10-25-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By UseYourThumb
I did some more research and ended up going with...

I did some more research and ended up going with the Samson C02's. The Behringers seemed to have a lot of buzz about malfunctioning so I stayed away from that. I don't need a dynamic mic so I didn't...
Forum: Recording 09-30-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By UseYourThumb
Recording acoustic/classical guitar with two mics.

I'm picking up a nice interface (Sapphire 6) with two inputs this weekend and I want to get two decent microphones to go along with it. I play a lot of acoustic and classical guitar but more than...
Forum: Cover Songs 02-11-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By UseYourThumb
Thank you! I have borrowed the music from my...

Thank you! I have borrowed the music from my guitar instructor at school.
Forum: Cover Songs 02-03-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By UseYourThumb
Antonio Lauro "Natalia" (classical guitar) C4C

A pretty difficult song for me to learn but a beautiful one none the less.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lD8APhPsFPg

Antonio Lauro was one of the greatest 20th century South American guitar...
Forum: Cover Songs 10-27-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By UseYourThumb
Everything I played was written on the sheet...

Everything I played was written on the sheet music. What you heard was just a chromatic scale. Thanks for the comment.
Forum: Cover Songs 10-27-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By UseYourThumb
Esperanza's great. Berklee just recently hired...

Esperanza's great. Berklee just recently hired her to help teach too, which is great. She's always been a big advocate to supporting music education.
The legato run wasn't best I've done it
Thank you!
Forum: Cover Songs 09-16-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By UseYourThumb
Thumbs up "Smile Like That" - Esperanza Spalding

So I added my own guitar work to one of Esperanza Spalding's more popular tunes. I'd like to know what you all think about it :)
Alex Price plays "Smile Like That" - an Esperanza Spalding cover...
Forum: Original Recordings 09-13-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By UseYourThumb
Hey thanks bud :)

Hey thanks bud :)
Forum: Cover Songs 09-13-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By UseYourThumb
Can I at least get a critique? There was a lot of...

Can I at least get a critique? There was a lot of work put into it...
Forum: Cover Songs 09-01-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By UseYourThumb
Capricho Arabe (classical guitar) C4C

Let me know what you guys think!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ECB_SDUql0
C4C is welcome.
Forum: Original Recordings 09-01-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By UseYourThumb
Little Slide Blues

I used a looper for the bassline, chords, and a simple beat:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9UDw4t_OhQ
Let me know what you think! C4C welcome.
Forum: Cover Songs 08-25-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By UseYourThumb
Spain - Chick Corea fusion jam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWRkqMzSgf4
Let me know what you think guys :)
Forum: Bass Guitar 08-21-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By UseYourThumb
That is starting to clear things up. Thanks a lot...

That is starting to clear things up. Thanks a lot for the in depth reply. I think I know where I can go to next and practice for a bit. Your effort is greatly appreciated :)
Forum: Bass Guitar 08-17-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By UseYourThumb
Thanks for that. That's a real great explanation...

Thanks for that. That's a real great explanation for someone recently being introduced to the skill but I was looking for a little different. While you described the theory behind walking, I'm asking...
Forum: Cover Songs 08-17-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By UseYourThumb
I'm working on the singing thing. I'm aiming for...

I'm working on the singing thing. I'm aiming for that real steady Mel Torme tone. Michael Buble has a similar tone if you find that name easier to relate to.
I will take the Quagmire comment as a...
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