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Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Alan L Cole, Feb 9, 2019.

  1. Chipper

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    @mjark man this is an awesome day for clinics. Albert King move the heck on over. I think you are zooming around between the E minor (blues) scale and C#minor (rel minor of E major) Freaking sounds great. I want that too!
     
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    It's much easier to think major than about relative scales. Just because it has the same notes doesn't mean it automatically works, the tone centers are not the same. Look at the 9th fret which is perhaps were you get the C# minor idea. The D string is B the 5th of E, the G string the root E and the B string is the third G# A at 11th fret is the third again.

    When you play a major Blues, which most are, playing a major lick on the I and a minor lick, flatting the third on the IV covers the changes perfectly and "sounds" right.
     
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  3. Chipper

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    Yes thank you that makes a ton on sense.
     
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    Since Blues is all Dominant 7ths the minor third of the I is the Dominant 7th of the IV chord. Which is why it sounds so good.
     
  5. Alan L Cole

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    Got some time today for mine:

    118 A - Spatial Reference
     
  6. Alan L Cole

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    118 C - Nascent Step
     
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    118 D - Nascent Step II
     
  8. mjark

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    Nice mix of spooky guitars. This is a step too far out of my wheel house to invest the time. You made it listenable.
     
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    That's extremly flattering @Chipper. Thank You. There are however about a billion guitarists on youtube (most of them 13 years old) that are far more worthy. The truth is, the grass is always greener on the other side, and many times I bore myself with the same old phrases and runs.:( You might note that I used a phrase that @blasphemoustrat used the other week :whistling: so I think we are all helping each other out.

    Don't have a lot of time for comments this round but I would like to just single out @Alan L Cole Spatial Reference track and say......man, I don't know what drugs you were doin' in the 60's mate but you are having some serious flashbacks.:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: (Actually I'm not sure how you held all that together cuz the last time I got that messed up I........ well never mind what I did :()
     
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    Yeah this one was definitely a trip

     
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    and a very quick (and silly one) for B. Man, I just could not get that section (the offbeat thinge) that ends each 12bars. :(:(

     
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    Love the Outro.
     
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    B/c this one is fun.

     
  15. Chipper

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    @mjark I tried to stay with the major on the 1 and then use the minor for the 4 and it works great if my ADD doesn't kick in and I wander off into only God knows where. This was fast for my creaky old fingers as well but fun.

     
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    @knh555 great attitude and tone. The melodic guitar lines fit in just perfectly. Plug in the stadium the smoke machines and the all girl platinum backup band :)
     
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    Here we go...

     
  18. Chipper

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    i am going to post a challenge tomorrow. if anyone has a home made backer, just drop it in under mine. it would be great to have original home grown material
     
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    The clock on the clubhouse wall can hardly be read as the sliver of remaining sun peeks from under the blanket of purple clouds hovering on the horizon. The oft misunderstood goth girl plugs her Flying V into the Silvertone and turns the reverb up to 11. The amp screams and the gulls on the beach are suddenly gone.
     
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