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by ratfinkdan
Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Synthia Size 4
Replies: 11
Views: 5862

Re: Synthia Size 4

Good Job Viking Blues, very etheral sounding. I think we all struggle with our own style, I know I am always wrestling with that. You hear all these other players that sound so good and you want to play something that sounds like that but it always seems to come out sounding like me, whats with that...
by ratfinkdan
Sun Apr 03, 2011 4:00 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Rainy Day Blues
Replies: 11
Views: 5497

Re: Rainy Day Blues

Thanks Guys

Glad your enjoying it! Yeah from the title it sounds like it should be sad. I'm not really good at coming up with titles for instrumental tunes.
by ratfinkdan
Sun Apr 03, 2011 12:54 am
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Rainy Day Blues
Replies: 11
Views: 5497

Rainy Day Blues

Yesterday was one of those gray, dreary, cold, wet days in the pacfic northwest! It poured all day long, a perfect day for the blues. So I stayed inside all day and recorded a song, hope you enjoy it! Rainy Day Blues

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by ratfinkdan
Tue Mar 29, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: Blues Without The Sun
Replies: 9
Views: 4491

Re: Blues Without The Sun

Wow! That was nice!
by ratfinkdan
Sat Mar 26, 2011 6:00 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: What kind of gear do you have and are you happy with it?
Replies: 45
Views: 21784

Re: What kind of gear do you have and are you happy with it?

Man, you guys gotta lot of cool gear! Starting to give me GAS! Yeah I think as guitar players we all love to talk about gear!
by ratfinkdan
Sat Mar 26, 2011 5:54 pm
Forum: The Blues Room - Your Songs
Topic: hows this for a slight beginner?
Replies: 10
Views: 5033

Re: hows this for a slight beginner?

Good job Robert, you had some good ideas in there. I think its a good idea to record stuff, it lets you listen back to what you really play. We don't really hear ourselves in the mix when were sitting and noodling over something, I know myself I think WOW that was really cool, then I listen back to ...
by ratfinkdan
Fri Mar 25, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: What kind of gear do you have and are you happy with it?
Replies: 45
Views: 21784

What kind of gear do you have and are you happy with it?

I'm sure like most of you, I have been through way more guitar stuff than I care to admit to! I read some of the other guitar forums and often fall into the I need the newest whatever syndrom ( GAS ). Some of those purchase's were really good, some were reall stupid! Although this past year I have s...
by ratfinkdan
Fri Mar 25, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Gear
Topic: The Best Thing I Ever Did To My Guitar
Replies: 16
Views: 6837

Re: The Best Thing I Ever Did To My Guitar

I had a really nice Fender strat , that I just wasn't able to comfortable play anymore, a few years back I developed tendionitise in my left hand, took a good year and a half to work through it. I traded the strat for a Gibson faded les paul studio, short scale guitars with 9 and a halfs seem to wor...
by ratfinkdan
Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:51 pm
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: Any Sean Costello fans here
Replies: 3
Views: 2396

Any Sean Costello fans here

As the title says, any Sean Costello fans here at the 12 bar blues, great player! There are a lot of youtube videos out there. He played lead on Susan Tedeschis just won't burn cd when he was like 17, His last cd we can get togeather is really good, made the p90s in that old 52 Les Paul just wail!! ...
by ratfinkdan
Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: Blues Talk'n Web
Topic: 12Bar Tops The Charts
Replies: 12
Views: 6182

Re: 12Bar Tops The Charts

Congratulations HalfBlind and Mike!! That is really cool, Mike you have no reason to feel bad about a #2 spot on the charts , thats great to be able to get there and who knows your song might still climb to #1. I've checked out some of your other tunes , great playing esspecially for the lenght of t...
by ratfinkdan
Mon Mar 21, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: Guestbook, Site News, Admin Notes, Forum Rules
Topic: Howdy!
Replies: 10
Views: 5519

Re: Howdy!

I'm glad your all enjoying the tunes and the guitar pics. VB, yes alanico 2s, I know Tom Short also makes vintage style p90s, all the reveiws on his pickups are very positive and their reasonable priced! Thanks Guys!!
by ratfinkdan
Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:00 am
Forum: Blues Guitar Playing
Topic: What's in the Box?
Replies: 16
Views: 9165

Re: What's in the Box?

I know a little theory, probably just enough to get myself in trouble. playing Blues you can get a lot of mileage out of your pentatonic scales maj and minor, listen to the blues greats thats what their doing. the notes you were asking about the c# is the blue note the flat 5, The F is the dominat 7...
by ratfinkdan
Sun Mar 20, 2011 5:31 am
Forum: Guestbook, Site News, Admin Notes, Forum Rules
Topic: Howdy!
Replies: 10
Views: 5519

Re: Howdy!

Thanks guys I had a Les Paul Gold top way back in the late 70s, the thing was like a boat anchor, would just kill my shoulder, got married had kids and sold the goldtop. Always wanted another, haven't had these very long but I really like them, the special was sort of a gift from my wife and the stu...
by ratfinkdan
Sun Mar 20, 2011 1:09 am
Forum: Guestbook, Site News, Admin Notes, Forum Rules
Topic: Howdy!
Replies: 10
Views: 5519

Howdy!

Howdy All! New old guy here, actually been lurking around for a while. So a little about myself, been playing off and on for years, I play on a worship team at the church that I attend, I record bluesy song ideas, attend a local blues jam now and then, that sort of stuff. I like Chicago style blues,...