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Bluez2move
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Cheap Sunglasses

Post by Bluez2move » Mon Feb 14, 2011 5:02 am

Hey all, Here's my latest project
a cover of ZZ Top's "Cheap Sunglasses" :cool:

The only BT I could find had vox on it
and I wanted 2 do my own vox, plus
I wanted 2 stretch out the end vamp
the way I alway's wish it had been :D

http://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=10277208

So I kinda debut 2 new guitars
on here, the main rhythm Gtr is
my new Washburn WI26, :big_smile:

the guitar in the break doing
the whammy bends
is my MIM Strat w/the Floyd :D

And the guitar for the solo's is my
ES-335 copy, another new acquisition :cool:

I found a decent midi file and copped
the bass,drums, & keys from it and
built the BT from there. Enjoy :wink:

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by Blindboy » Mon Feb 14, 2011 6:08 am

Nice! :clap: :clap: :thumbsup:
"Throw yo' big leg over me Mama, I might not feel this good again!"

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by VikingBlues » Mon Feb 14, 2011 8:26 am

Nice indeed!! :clap: :thumbsup:

What ES335 copy did you use? Gave good results whatever it was - the extended solo at the end works great.

And the general arrangement works very well too - you made yourself a real solid rhythm section to play against.
An improv a day keeps the demons at bay!

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by Bluez2move » Mon Feb 14, 2011 3:09 pm

VikingBlues wrote:Nice indeed!! :clap: :thumbsup:

What ES335 copy did you use? Gave good results whatever it was - the extended solo at the end works great.

And the general arrangement works very well too - you made yourself a real solid rhythm section to play against.
Thanx a lot VB :big_smile:

The guitar is a Carlo Robelli
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The Washburn I just got for Xmas
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and you can see the MIM Strat right behind it :cool:

And some of my other weapons :big_smile:

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by vancouverois » Mon Feb 14, 2011 7:27 pm

:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Very nice! The ES335 Robelli sounds really good !
How did you manage to get this "brown" tone, I mean is it a modeled amp thing
or just a miced amp?
Kudos! :clap:
Jan 15th 2007

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by VikingBlues » Mon Feb 14, 2011 8:03 pm

The Carlo Robelli was a new name for me - having Googled I see it's a "Sam Ash" house brand, which I guess is some sort of store?

Whatever it is it looks very good and it sounds very good in your hands B2M. :thumbsup: Am I right in thinking it's not got a huge price attached to it? If so it's great value too.

My impression from "Googling" is they don't make it across the water to the UK as a general rule.
An improv a day keeps the demons at bay!

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by 2WheelsOfBlues » Mon Feb 14, 2011 8:20 pm

Bluez2move you are making a good song with all your instruments.
Sounds great. :thumbsup:

Btw nice collection :eye_rub:
play guitar like the wind, mysterious but definitely present....

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by Blackhorse » Mon Feb 14, 2011 8:25 pm

Great stuff B2M, one of my all-time favourite songs, and you really did it justice :pray: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by Strummer07 » Mon Feb 14, 2011 8:39 pm

Cool Song B2m !! well performed :clap:

Great brace of axes you have there too :thumbsup:
"Death is just a heartbeat away"
lyric from "Out in The Fields"
Gary Moore 1952-2011

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by HalfBlindLefty » Mon Feb 14, 2011 9:29 pm

Fantastic stuff B2M.

Wow, when I read the subject title in the upper right part of the 12bar main page I almost went straight to the admin - spam - killer module. Then I decided to take a good look first .... pffff Good thing I did :D
A long time ago, in the old forum : Registered: Mon, 27 Nov 2006. Wonder were the other old members all went....

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by Bluez2move » Tue Feb 15, 2011 3:33 am

vancouverois wrote::thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Very nice! The ES335 Robelli sounds really good !
How did you manage to get this "brown" tone, I mean is it a modeled amp thing
or just a miced amp?
Kudos! :clap:
Thanx 4 the listen :cool:

Yes it does have a nice sound,
it's a pawn shop prize I got
back in October :big_smile:

As for the sound that was a
Digitech GNX4 amp modelling
workstation. The sound on the
Robelli was a preset called
"EC CRSRD" :big_smile: , which is a Plexi
head in2 a matching cab w/a TS9
some chorus, delay and reverb :wink:

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by Bluez2move » Tue Feb 15, 2011 3:38 am

VikingBlues wrote:The Carlo Robelli was a new name for me - having Googled I see it's a "Sam Ash" house brand, which I guess is some sort of store?

Whatever it is it looks very good and it sounds very good in your hands B2M. :thumbsup: Am I right in thinking it's not got a huge price attached to it? If so it's great value too.

My impression from "Googling" is they don't make it across the water to the UK as a general rule.
From what I know the company
has been making guitars in the US
since 1932,
They are low 2 mid price guitars
that are well made and have a
good sound :cool:
And what more can you ask :dance:

Yes Sam Ash is a large music
chain like Guitar Center here
in the US :D

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by Bluez2move » Tue Feb 15, 2011 3:41 am

2WheelsOfBlues wrote:Bluez2move you are making a good song with all your instruments.
Sounds great. :thumbsup:

Btw nice collection :eye_rub:
Thank You Sir :big_smile:

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by Bluez2move » Tue Feb 15, 2011 7:04 am

HalfBlindLefty wrote:Fantastic stuff B2M.

Wow, when I read the subject title in the upper right part of the 12bar main page I almost went straight to the admin - spam - killer module. Then I decided to take a good look first .... pffff Good thing I did :D
Man, u almost sent me 2
the spam killer :yikes: :icon_whoknows:

I'm glad u recognized me :eye_rub: :peace:

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by DeaconBlues » Tue Feb 15, 2011 5:00 pm

I dig it, man. :cool:

I like the pic on your sound click page, too. Takes me back. :oldie:
That boy ain't right...,

but he's big on the North Sea Coast of Germany.

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by Bluez2move » Wed Feb 16, 2011 3:15 am

DeaconBlues wrote:I dig it, man. :cool:

I like the pic on your sound click page, too. Takes me back. :oldie:
Thank you man :big_smile:

Yeah ... way back with the first
"real" band I was in back in '74 :oldie:

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by kiwiclapton » Wed Feb 16, 2011 6:59 am

Rock and Roll!
In the name of God, Eric Clapton and the Slowhand, Amen.

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Re: Cheap Sunglasses

Post by MojoJim » Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:49 am

Oh yeah! That was great! Sometimes it's slow blues but sometimes you just have to rock.

I love the way you put all the tracks together. It seemed very intricate to me. Excellent work. :thumbsup:

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