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Discussions regarding the use of alternate tunings, and how alternate tunings can enhance the musicality of guitar music.
Location: Charlotte, NC
Latest Activity: Nov 30
Started by Kevin G. Lougheed. Last reply by Chris Banks Feb 27.
Started by kevin. Last reply by Seorie O'Gallowa Feb 17, 2012.
Started by Stephen Verderber. Last reply by Jeremy Ray Williams Jan 19, 2012.
hi all, I'm new here. I only play in tunings other than 'standard', it suites my musical sense.
Heres a link to what I play
Great job Dave! I've thought we must get extra inspiration from playing in a Church, I'd love to have the opportunity!
@ Dave, do you have tablature for songs like the one you posted?
Thanks Guy. :-)
@ Dave, very nicely done.
I've just joined the forum.
I hope some of you might enjoy listening to my music
Here's a clip of me playing an Irish reel live in Dublin using DGDGAE tuning, I call it fiddle tuning because that's what it's based on!
see www.daveflynn.com for more info.
CD available here http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/daveflynn1
itunes here http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/contemporary-traditional-irish/id3...
Check out YouTube and plug in "Kyser K-Lever" to the search box. You will find a number of demo videos that you might just like. Here are some of them.
If any of you will be at the Winter NAMM Show this week please come by the Kyser booth and say "hi". We will have plenty of K-Levers there. thanks, Greg
Guy ... It seems to go over well at open-mike for me. I have a limited ability to hammer on/pull off like Neil, but it still sounds impressive in that double drop "D" tuning.
Old Laughing Lady is a great tune, I think the trick with it is to keep it light and personal, like you're just playing in your practice space all by yourself. A similar tune in the same tuning,albiet a bit depressing, is "Don't Let It Bring You Down". This can be found on the HyperRust website as well.
@ Jud and Ian, Well getting closer on Old Laughing Lady, might play publicly in the next couple of weeks. Played it with a friend at work and he thought I played it great (still no Neil Young on those beautiful base runs but closing in). So thanks again for the tips you two gave me. Besides thanks I just hate the lack of posting to this topic. I've got a good rep locally as the open tunings guy and just love playing them.
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