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by ElMano
Thu Apr 16, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Chitlin Crew Stormey Monday 1e raw recording
Replies: 9
Views: 2611

Re: Chitlin Crew Stormey Monday 1e raw recording

Last Saturday (11-03-2015) we have been recorded "Stormy Monday", and "Sell my soul to the devil for a dime" (a Tinsley Allis cover.) The Zap! studio's in Rotterdam are very professional, and we get a lot of positive input. The recording day was so relaxt that we only needed two takes of each song i...
by ElMano
Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:40 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Chitlin Crew Stormey Monday 1e raw recording
Replies: 9
Views: 2611

Re: Chitlin Crew Stormey Monday 1e raw recording

Thank you all for your reaction and positive input. After 9 years of building trying and restarts, i finally found a group of musicians that could work together and play like a tight band. Last Sunday i received an invitation to record this song. Saturday the 11e April the record studio is reserved ...
by ElMano
Fri Mar 20, 2015 10:16 am
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Chitlin Crew Stormey Monday 1e raw recording
Replies: 9
Views: 2611

Chitlin Crew Stormey Monday 1e raw recording

Yesterday night at the end of the session we played a slow blues "one for the road" before we leave the studio. We started Stormy Monday, Our new keyboard/piano player Jordy has not played this whit us before. As normal the technician leave the table open and record the material. This morning he sen...
by ElMano
Wed Feb 11, 2015 10:25 am
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Be Careful With A Fool...An Ode To Mr. Winters!
Replies: 8
Views: 2518

Re: Be Careful With A Fool...An Ode To Mr. Winters!

:thumbsup: :thumbsup: YESSSSS. Love It. Pure Johnnie Winter tone and licks Nice work!! Goose bumbs.
by ElMano
Wed Feb 11, 2015 10:22 am
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Blindboy sings...
Replies: 6
Views: 2048

Re: Blindboy sings...

:chicken: Love It man. Pure and no imitation. Just You and the guys. Thats what i like on the Train Wreck!! :thumbsup:
by ElMano
Fri Feb 06, 2015 12:32 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: El Mano's Custom made Pick ups voor de Cigarbox Guitar!
Replies: 4
Views: 1734

Re: El Mano's Custom made Pick ups voor de Cigarbox Guitar!

Hahahaha Yes that would be an act. Lets build a CBG in SG shape ! I am not so fond of distortion But in the CBG its more used. I think it is because they normally use guitar pups who has been lot to hot for 3 strings. This concept is specially developed for Clean CBG sounds. I discover them on inter...
by ElMano
Fri Feb 06, 2015 10:21 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: El Mano's Custom made Pick ups voor de Cigarbox Guitar!
Replies: 4
Views: 1734

El Mano's Custom made Pick ups voor de Cigarbox Guitar!

I developed a special kind of pick up for cigarbox guitars last year. Beside Single coils Rail pups and P90 style for 3 , 4 , 5 and 6 strings i build Humbuckers in an other way than usual. They are also very usable for resonators because they are really flat max 7 mm high. A good friend build a lot ...
by ElMano
Thu Nov 27, 2014 10:28 am
Forum: Blues Guitar Playing
Topic: Collab?
Replies: 35
Views: 11562

Re: Collab?

i did not post to much this day's. But i am reading and follow everything that is posted ! I'm very busy at the moment, but i love to do this collab. As you agree i like to play the bass line on this drum tracks. At this moment i play in two bands now. Beside my own band Chitlin Crew who is working ...
by ElMano
Sat Oct 25, 2014 1:49 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Chitlin Crew update
Replies: 5
Views: 2341

Re: Chitlin Crew update

I made a new map link for 12 bar members. This must work now!

https://app.box.com/s/28nb8zrfiryh1ydv95ki
by ElMano
Fri Oct 24, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Chitlin Crew update
Replies: 5
Views: 2341

Chitlin Crew update

It has been a while that i have posted over here but i want you to know that i reed all most every thing. The band takes a lot of time and we where touring and play a lot, in bars and festivals. This summer we decide to change the guitar player. The mean reason was the way we like to expose. we want...
by ElMano
Thu Jul 31, 2014 7:30 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Washtub bass for Cigarbox Guitar festival
Replies: 20
Views: 10692

Re: Washtub bass for Cigarbox Guitar festival

This week the parts that i ordered arrived by post, the finishing is the best part of the building process! I connect the pots the PUP etc. And i was surprised that the bass sounds nice acoustic as well on the amp. The last thing to do is fixing a stilt under the wash tub to get it up hight for play...
by ElMano
Thu Mar 27, 2014 10:01 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: DIY Speaker cabs
Replies: 0
Views: 3260

DIY Speaker cabs

I got a splendid 300watt bass amp top and a hugh speaker cab. Loaded whit 2 horns of 100 watt each and 4X 10" speakers of 30 watt each. The cab is secured by an extra heavy Coil and filter. (this cab was used by a Hammond organ player before i bought it) The cab works wonderful on the musicman 5 str...
by ElMano
Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Buy a bass guitar or not
Replies: 12
Views: 4053

Re: Buy a bass guitar or not

Maybe this is a solution Compact no head dive, short scale light and good looking: http://www.ebay.de/itm/like/370926441556?lpid=91&clk_rvr_id=598986901287&item=370926441556&lgeo=1&vectorid=229487 I love it and i gonna build me one. A want a 5- ore maybe a 6 string. I have finely found a building so...
by ElMano
Sat Mar 08, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Buy a bass guitar or not
Replies: 12
Views: 4053

Re: Buy a bass guitar or not

As you know i change last year from guitar into bass playing. I did that for the first when i was 16 years. Just because they ask me for a band witch all ready has a good guitar player. True the years i have been playing Guitar and the Bass in all kind of bands. I even work for a living as bassplaye...
by ElMano
Mon Feb 24, 2014 4:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Desperately
Replies: 6
Views: 2559

Re: Desperately

Hay Michael. I found this on my facebook page and i want to share it whit you.
by ElMano
Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Desperately
Replies: 6
Views: 2559

Re: Desperately

Cheer Up Michael, Everybody sometimes get the shivers when he had to play in an audience. Even the big ones do. Any idea why so much artist use booze and drugs? Myself i didn't have the problems by playing in front of public. But when i want to record something on the DAW on my own i did not come in...
by ElMano
Fri Feb 21, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: New website Chitlin Crew
Replies: 4
Views: 2016

New website Chitlin Crew

A new format, a lot of Gigs cumming, Recording a CD (planned the 2e week) in March, and contract with a record label. We need a new site :whistle: The designer of the CD is our singer. He is very creative and a wizard on the PC. In no time he build us a brand new representative site. So we proudly p...
by ElMano
Fri Feb 14, 2014 5:15 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Washtub bass for Cigarbox Guitar festival
Replies: 20
Views: 10692

Re: Washtub bass for Cigarbox Guitar festival

Keep on building shaping an i love it. Slowly it start look like i had it in my head :think: :aha: :dance:
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by ElMano
Thu Feb 13, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Washtub bass for Cigarbox Guitar festival
Replies: 20
Views: 10692

Re: Washtub bass for Cigarbox Guitar festival

It is cold in the shack but working on this project keep you warm. A lot of hot Thee to :snacks: Fixing the inner ring and the top. Start of shaping the fretboard, and some fine tuning work on the neck and headstock. http://s26.postimg.org/8vmiwfpvd/P2130092.jpg http://postimage.org/app.php http://s...