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  1. alantig

    I May Owe Jol An Apology

    If you put an Elvis painting behind it, where are you going to put the dogs playing poker painting?
  2. Is there a rule about posting a “...No, first an Epiphone, then a Squier...” meme? Do those people get banned with imported prejudice?
  3. alantig

    Anybody good with loopers

    The RC-50 (at least) also has drum patterns. But that takes the fun out of it!!!
  4. alantig

    Anybody good with loopers

    Should have added - I have a Boss RC-50 (up to three loops). Previously used an RC-20, I think. Can’t remember the model off the top of my head.
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    Anybody good with loopers

    Don’t try to start the loop when you first start playing, at least until you get the timing down really good. So, if you’re playing a 4 bar pattern, play it through once and start recording at bar 5. Two advantages - you’ll have a better feel for the tempo you’re playing, and if you’re a hair off, you’ll catch a bit of the loop instead of silence. It’s not the most convenient thing for live performance, especially if you have a longer loop to record. That’s how I recorded this 4 bar loop:
  6. I remember watching that live in a friend’s apartment in WV, running two Beta machines trying to capture as much of it as I could. “Radio Ga-Ga” gave me chills when they showed the crowd shot. Side note - we were debating going to see Dire Straits in Pittsburgh a few weeks later. She came home on her lunch break while Dire Straits were on. Grabbed her purse, wrote a check and said, “Just buy the f*cking tickets.” As for the movie - we’re planning to go see it in IMAX on opening day.
  7. I love the "Absolutely No Audio Recording/Video Recording/Photograpy" sign in the middle of the shot. Especially because the Potato seems to be rather taping-friendly - I have several Keneally recordings from there.
  8. alantig

    R.I.P. Aretha Franklin

    What Chris said. That's why there's the periodic celebrity obit posted when they haven't died.
  9. alantig

    How did I miss this band?

    I saw them open for Seger last year. Nancy was sick, so her voice was a tad rough.
  10. alantig

    1/4" and XLR patch bays...?

    Love the Output desk. I got one last year - it made my workspace much nicer and more efficient.
  11. alantig

    Greta Van Fleet

    I don’t know - they sound like Kingdom Come to me. 🙄
  12. alantig

    Saw Uncle Ted Last Night

    This (both actually). He works much better for me with the second guitarist - it really keeps the groove behind his soloing.
  13. alantig

    Vai, Yngie, Nuno, and Zack

    Tosin Abasi is on the tour as well.
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