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  Topic: Poplar, Alder, Ash body comparison
Doug

Replies: 38
Views: 13931

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 5:52 am   Subject: Poplar, Alder, Ash body comparison
Can no one else hear a change in sound when he moves the guitar off of his body?

Are you saying this means you can hear the difference between solid body electric guitars made of different woods?
  Topic: Guitar Abstraction from the Blues-Rock base
Doug

Replies: 0
Views: 756

PostForum: Playing Technique, Theory, Recording Tips, and Talk   Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:33 pm   Subject: Guitar Abstraction from the Blues-Rock base
We, most guitarists, appreciate Jeff Beck's unique technique. We struggle for the right words...we might refer to his "Blues-Rock-Jazz technique".

Relistening to early Jeff Beck, his Bl ...
  Topic: Buffalo's Peter Case wears plimsols
Doug

Replies: 0
Views: 246

PostForum: Musical Miscellany   Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:18 pm   Subject: Buffalo's Peter Case wears plimsols
Buffalo NY produces some hot musicians like Jim Hall, Lucky Peterson, Ani DeFranco, Paul Siebel, Rick James, GooGoo Dolls, Pegasus, Billy Sheehan, Grover Washington, and the amazing Peter Case.

Pe ...
  Topic: Genius Otis Rush, RIP
Doug

Replies: 2
Views: 385

PostForum: Musical Miscellany   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 3:16 am   Subject: Genius Otis Rush, RIP
RIP.

Marty Balin of Jefferson Airplane just died too.

Yeah, I was struck by Marty Balin's passing. So young. Thanks for reminding us, FM.
  Topic: Genius Otis Rush, RIP
Doug

Replies: 2
Views: 385

PostForum: Musical Miscellany   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:03 pm   Subject: Genius Otis Rush, RIP
Otis Rush...so sad, such a loss! Ever since I first heard The Bluesbreakers cover it in 1967, "All your Lovin" has been my favorite Chicago Blues tune. Later I was blown away by the origina ...
  Topic: Strat with vintage Esquire neck?
Doug

Replies: 5
Views: 892

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:23 pm   Subject: Strat with vintage Esquire neck?
Check this out, mates...Ian Moore creating some great power pop with a surprising partscaster...Strat body and Esquire neck (i.e. a pre-Tele Esquire)... Hey guitar techs, how they do dat, eh?

http ...
  Topic: Niagara Frontier and other WNYorkers...
Doug

Replies: 1
Views: 627

PostForum: Musical Miscellany   Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:12 pm   Subject: Niagara Frontier and other WNYorkers...
Anyone ever notice Blur's reference to Buffalo...I believe it's Graham Coxon wearing our Buffalo, New York sweatshirt with the Bison logo in this video...

https://youtu.be/6oqXVx3sBOk
  Topic: IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, THE SON, AND THE HOLY...
Doug

Replies: 8
Views: 1234

PostForum: Musical Miscellany   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:42 pm   Subject: IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, THE SON, AND THE HOLY...
You might like this instead:


a friendly caution to beware, Fakir. That "BS made up Slavic" just happens to be the language of Satan's Army. What may seem to some as disrespect or mocker ...
  Topic: IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, THE SON, AND THE HOLY...
Doug

Replies: 8
Views: 1234

PostForum: Musical Miscellany   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:47 pm   Subject: IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, THE SON, AND THE HOLY...
You might like this instead:


a friendly caution to beware, Fakir. That "BS made up Slavic" just happens to be the language of Satan's Army. What may seem to some as disrespect or mocker ...
  Topic: IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, THE SON, AND THE HOLY...
Doug

Replies: 8
Views: 1234

PostForum: Musical Miscellany   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:35 pm   Subject: IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, THE SON, AND THE HOLY...
Pretty good up to 2:56...

https://youtu.be/YZIwJIEfg3s
  Topic: New Shortscaler! '93 MIM Duo-sonic with... history
Doug

Replies: 23
Views: 4985

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 3:39 pm   Subject: New Shortscaler! '93 MIM Duo-sonic with... history
Jopn, that looks like great work...congratulations. It's got all the ratrod beauty one could want. I hope those pups work for you because they really add to the visual vibe.
  Topic: KURT'S LAST GUITAR
Doug

Replies: 4
Views: 1899

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 3:25 pm   Subject: KURT'S LAST GUITAR
From the MY LES PAUL FORUM:

The guitar played by Kurt Cobain on the Unplugged in New York album and also supposedly the last guitar he played before he killed himself was lost in a divorce settleme ...
  Topic: Recommend an amp for these criteria?
Doug

Replies: 6
Views: 1451

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Tue May 01, 2018 1:12 am   Subject: Recommend an amp for these criteria?
Thanks Thom, Concretebadger, dezb1, Robroe, Nick for the suggestions and info.

Slainte,
  Topic: Recommend an amp for these criteria?
Doug

Replies: 6
Views: 1451

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:02 pm   Subject: Recommend an amp for these criteria?
I'm helping my god-son select a new amp to meet these criteria. Any suggestions?

-enough volume for jams or small gigs with drummer, bass, vocals
-playing mostly classic rock, blues rock. ideally ...
  Topic: RIP Yvonne Staples
Doug

Replies: 0
Views: 845

PostForum: Musical Miscellany   Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:25 pm   Subject: RIP Yvonne Staples
Sadly, Pops Staples' daughter, Yvonne, passed. As you may well-know, The Staples Singers were a major Rock-Gospel force in the 1960s civil rights movement.

http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Culture/staple ...
  Topic: cowboy metal. ATTN SHADOW
Doug

Replies: 5
Views: 1850

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:36 pm   Subject: cowboy metal. ATTN SHADOW
Oh my god the orange one!.

Yesss! I'm wet.
  Topic: Musicmaster
Doug

Replies: 20
Views: 4873

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:10 am   Subject: Musicmaster
I'll have another butchers in a couple days. I think it said Peavey on it but not 100%

But we do know whoever put it on there is a cunt.

Refinished. Modified. Forget the year it was made. It has ...
  Topic: Poplar, Alder, Ash body comparison
Doug

Replies: 38
Views: 13931

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:35 pm   Subject: Poplar, Alder, Ash body comparison
Here is link from Taylor Guitar's website.

http://www.taylorguitars.com/guitars/acoustic/features/woods

I know this for acoustics, but it helps explain where each wood sits in terms of tone and ...
  Topic: Incoming NGD. Hello Kitty.
Doug

Replies: 10
Views: 3713

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:55 am   Subject: Incoming NGD. Hello Kitty.
Mkt3000, yer a good one. Makin the world better.
  Topic: J Mascis vs Vintage Modified Jazzmaster
Doug

Replies: 41
Views: 7862

PostForum: All Other Guitars   Posted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:36 pm   Subject: J Mascis vs Vintage Modified Jazzmaster
Thanks for the advice you all. It's ana amazing guitar. I just ordered myself a 50's styled bridge pickup from a local winder and I talked to the guys at Staytrem and new 9,5" non tilting bridges ...
 
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