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by MikeJackal
Fri Feb 10, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Input jack now only works if I input the plug half way in?
Replies: 3
Views: 6457

Re: Input jack now only works if I input the plug half way i

Think of it as a normal plug, the tip is your live and the sleeve is your earth, on most guitars the tip connects to your selector switch but from the picture it looks like you don't have one. The tip will probably connect to the middle lug on your volume pot in that case, the earth should be solder...
by MikeJackal
Thu Feb 09, 2012 11:41 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Oh Gee Blues
Replies: 12
Views: 5940

Re: Oh Gee Blues

I lied I did one tonight with the old trusty guitar rig 4 setup which I've not used to record since last time I posted anything here! Don't know who or what I was trying to sound like on this, just played and recorded the first take and saved it. Recorded with Lilianne (Epi Les Paul that's been "hea...
by MikeJackal
Thu Feb 09, 2012 11:05 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Oh Gee Blues
Replies: 12
Views: 5940

Re: Oh Gee Blues

It's funny, when I play it seems to come out like Mac era Peter Green, when you play it comes out like Splinter Group era Peter Green, we could make a pretty versatile tribute band between us! The first one is definitely a PG tone and you seem to play much more comfortably on that one. Perhaps thoug...
by MikeJackal
Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Update On My Life
Replies: 6
Views: 2916

Update On My Life

Hello Strangers, It has been ever such a long time since I last posted here although I do stop in occasionally to check out what's going on. So here is the latest update from the drudgery of my life. The last time I posted was when I first joined the band last July, after that it was slow progress a...
by MikeJackal
Mon Jul 18, 2011 7:27 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Joined A Band
Replies: 4
Views: 2008

Re: Joined A Band

Thanks guys, much appreciated. A big part of me gaining the confidence to be able to play publicly is down to you, all the encouragement and comments on my recordings really gave me that first step on to the ladder.
by MikeJackal
Sat Jul 16, 2011 1:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Joined A Band
Replies: 4
Views: 2008

Joined A Band

Well I haven't been around to post much lately and struggled to keep up to date with all the posting. Just thought I would let you know my bit of news that I joined a band. I've made good friends with a guy from the music support group and we have decided to start at it properly. We both play guitar...
by MikeJackal
Sun Jul 03, 2011 12:55 am
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Midnight Open G in Bb
Replies: 11
Views: 4669

Re: Midnight Open G in Bb

Way ahead of you there VB, I played for 7 hours yesterday and for a good 8 hours today, really loving to play at the moment what with this new support group and all. So here is my take, I just went mental no holding back, as is my style with most things. I listened through once then just did a take,...
by MikeJackal
Fri Jul 01, 2011 10:21 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: Fender Prosonic amp back in action...
Replies: 11
Views: 5638

Re: Fender Prosonic amp back in action...

It makes you amp sound the best in the world for 3 minutes 29 seconds then it explodes like the 4th of July (or the 5th November for this side of the pond).....Guess I need to take my meds, some very silly posts coming from me the last few days.
by MikeJackal
Fri Jul 01, 2011 10:00 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: The Crapocaster
Replies: 14
Views: 5681

Re: The Crapocaster

:yikes: At least he didn't use the toilet bowl... :big_smile: Shows again that the sound of an electric guitar is mainly made by the PU's, not the kind of wood. I'm sorry but I have to disagree with that, as a huge fan of the '59 Les Paul I don't think it would have had anything like it's legendary...
by MikeJackal
Thu Jun 30, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Forest fire danger in the Southwest...
Replies: 45
Views: 16879

Re: Forest fire danger in the Southwest...

Apologies for my twisted sense of humour in advance, but that sounds like something out of a cartoon to me, you just get the garden looking nice and the trees nicely pruned and the fires comes and frazzles them all. Seriously though, still got our fingers crossed and hoping it stays away, big thumbs...
by MikeJackal
Wed Jun 29, 2011 10:40 am
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Taking my Mrs...
Replies: 3
Views: 2013

Re: Taking my Mrs...

If you go to the website through Google Chrome it offers to translate the site into English for you...much quicker than learning another language.
by MikeJackal
Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:48 pm
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Music Support Group Jam Session
Replies: 5
Views: 2518

Re: Music Support Group Jam Session

Is it Friday again yet? Thanks guys, fun is an understatement, I come out feeling pumped and on a real high...much cheaper than drugs too. If anyone is ever in the Sheffield area and wants to Jam you are more than welcome to come along, just let me know. Just a shame we are all so far apart...one da...
by MikeJackal
Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:42 pm
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: BB King at Glastonbury
Replies: 7
Views: 3546

Re: BB King at Glastonbury

My uncle is playing at Glasto again this year, he played there last year. He is the drummer in a band called Carmen Ghia & The Hot Rods, a sort of swing/jive 50's style band, much the same as Imelda May...only better. They were on the Bourbon Street stage tonight (Saturday) so look out for footage o...
by MikeJackal
Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:37 pm
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: 'Cool' Blues Players
Replies: 14
Views: 6104

Re: 'Cool' Blues Players

Peter Green....you might have heard of him
Gary Moore
Luther Allison
His son Bernard Allison
Gregor Hilden
SRV
Freddie King
Seasick Steve
Tommy Castro
All very cool in my opinion and all awesome axe slingers.
by MikeJackal
Sat Jun 25, 2011 9:22 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: In pursuit of recorded tone (again!)
Replies: 25
Views: 11963

Re: In pursuit of recorded tone (again!)

I think we should start a new thread, don't want to hijack other peoples topics. I'm not sure about others using it, I know the seasoned players have their tube amps and so have the amazing sounds that come with them, but my budget won't stretch to one so GR4 is the best I can do.
by MikeJackal
Sat Jun 25, 2011 9:20 am
Forum: Guestbook, Site News, Admin Notes, Forum Rules
Topic: I'm back
Replies: 14
Views: 5017

Re: I'm back

Welcome back roswell, yes it's still off limits lol.
I'm one of the newer members you won't have met...although I'm not that new...if that makes sense.
by MikeJackal
Fri Jun 24, 2011 10:49 pm
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Music Support Group Jam Session
Replies: 5
Views: 2518

Music Support Group Jam Session

I thought I would fill you all in on some recent developments in my life with regards to playing. As most of you will know I started jamming over at my Dad's house and from there started attending the open mic night in the local pub which I've really enjoyed. Well I recently started seeing a new Cou...
by MikeJackal
Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: In pursuit of recorded tone (again!)
Replies: 25
Views: 11963

Re: In pursuit of recorded tone (again!)

Just so you know your not alone in the vastness of these kind of products, the software I use, Guitar rig 4 has; 15 different amps, control room with 5 different cabinets, 48 effects pedals, 5 modifiers, 25 guitar and bass cabinets, 9 adjustable microphones with 4 rotary speakers, hundreds of preset...
by MikeJackal
Tue Jun 21, 2011 10:24 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: BigBLue notes
Replies: 11
Views: 4805

Re: BigBLue notes

A think a touch of tremelo works well, but personally I would increase the rate a bit and lower the intensity, other than that a great recording. I too got me a hat while in Jacksonville....I look just as foolish as you in to too ;)
by MikeJackal
Tue Jun 21, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: Pyscho Aesthetic Concept Design .. ermm .. WHAT???!!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 3226

Re: Pyscho Aesthetic Concept Design .. ermm .. WHAT???!!!!

So they should make a guitar with a beer tap on the headstock, a candy bar dispenser below the tailpiece and a canopy tent that opens out from the control cavity....hey presto the perfect guitar and it didn't take me 12 months to design.