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  Topic: Stolen Moments, a jazz classic
David Matzenik

Replies: 11
Views: 610

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 20 Jan 2021 10:29 pm   Subject: Stolen Moments, a jazz classic
That phenomenon, I don't know if we are talking about the same thing, but sometimes in syncopations on the old recordings, it sounds to me like ping pong balls bouncing around the mic. Next time, I'll ...
  Topic: Steel Guitar material
David Matzenik

Replies: 0
Views: 292

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 19 Jan 2021 6:42 pm   Subject: Steel Guitar material
Anyone looking for suitable material for repertoire from the great age of instrumental, and some vocal, music should check out this program originating on KUPR New Mexico. "Kitty and MrC's Enchan ...
  Topic: New Video! Sukiyaki - E13 👀
David Matzenik

Replies: 19
Views: 659

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 Jan 2021 1:16 pm   Subject: New Video! Sukiyaki - E13 👀
Great playing, as always, but I cannot hear this melody without singing Pat Donohue's "Sushi Song."

"I nearly died . . ."

"The night they tried . . ."

"To m ...
  Topic: “Mapuana”
David Matzenik

Replies: 11
Views: 635

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 Jan 2021 1:05 pm   Subject: “Mapuana”
Great dexterity, Jesse. Nice tone too.
  Topic: Apple Logic DAW
David Matzenik

Replies: 6
Views: 625

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 13 Jan 2021 5:23 am   Subject: Apple Logic DAW
Beautiful sound,Jim. No amp. Amazing, I have to look into this.
  Topic: Discussion: the joys of sheet music.
David Matzenik

Replies: 25
Views: 1468

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 7 Jan 2021 12:10 pm   Subject: Discussion: the joys of sheet music.
Yes, and a lot of people will denigrate the system as mere "dots."
  Topic: doing some building
David Matzenik

Replies: 14
Views: 733

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 6 Jan 2021 4:13 pm   Subject: doing some building
Nice design and neat work, Bill. I like the mass and set of the aluminum nut.
  Topic: Recording of Sol Hoopii Rickenbacher playing some jazz
David Matzenik

Replies: 30
Views: 1636

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 Jan 2021 1:23 pm   Subject: Recording of Sol Hoopii Rickenbacher playing some jazz
We can always count on you to produce great music, Mike!
  Topic: TAB Templates for word processor
David Matzenik

Replies: 4
Views: 516

PostForum Section: Tablature   Posted: 5 Jan 2021 1:16 pm   Subject: TAB Templates for word processor
If by doing TAB in a word processor, you mean like Open Office or MS Word, I don't know, but TuxGuitar works well enough for me, and its free.
  Topic: What could this group have sounded like?
David Matzenik

Replies: 28
Views: 1540

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 30 Dec 2020 12:18 pm   Subject: What could this group have sounded like?
I am thinking Robert Crumb material.
  Topic: 19:43 Well Spent - The History of the Fender Champion
David Matzenik

Replies: 5
Views: 606

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 Dec 2020 8:35 pm   Subject: 19:43 Well Spent - The History of the Fender Champion
I suppose it is good to have this kind of entry level information out there. But he insists on using the term lap-steel as if that is what it was called between 1900 and 1950. He is also reluctant to ...
  Topic: A Maori Medley from "Aotearoa" (New Zealand)
David Matzenik

Replies: 17
Views: 887

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 9 Dec 2020 12:02 am   Subject: A Maori Medley from "Aotearoa" (New Zealand)
Great stuff, Jim! Thanks.
  Topic: low or high volume pedal?
David Matzenik

Replies: 13
Views: 787

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 7 Dec 2020 2:26 am   Subject: low or high volume pedal?
I would get the Ernie Ball pedal going. The method of spraying the spindle, in the hope the lube will get down to the problem, is wishful thinking. If the pot is newish, and has no lube port, I would ...
  Topic: Tickling The Strings
David Matzenik

Replies: 12
Views: 689

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 4 Dec 2020 2:57 pm   Subject: Tickling The Strings
Fabulous music! and a veritable National Fest!
  Topic: Maria Elena
David Matzenik

Replies: 11
Views: 770

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 4 Dec 2020 3:47 am   Subject: Maria Elena
Thanks guys. Maria Elena has been done in several different styles. I think it was originally a waltz. I just used the most convenient backing.

Travis, I built the guitar 14 years ago, and its stil ...
  Topic: Maria Elena
David Matzenik

Replies: 11
Views: 770

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 3 Dec 2020 6:10 pm   Subject: Maria Elena
Thanks for the kind words. It's not as slick as I would like, but hey, what's a few clams between friends?
Yes Travis, its that crazy guitar. The Pagan. Mr. Green


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  Topic: Maria Elena
David Matzenik

Replies: 11
Views: 770

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 2 Dec 2020 5:07 pm   Subject: Maria Elena
Here I am, having a go at the old chestnut. Soundcloud may go into Autoplay. Still trying to figure that out.

https://soundcloud.com/drazjan/maria-elena
  Topic: King Benny Nawahi Island Lords Transcriptions
David Matzenik

Replies: 5
Views: 650

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 1 Dec 2020 6:32 pm   Subject: King Benny Nawahi Island Lords Transcriptions
Some really beautiful material here. Great guitar tone. Not the usual Hawai'ian repertoire. Thanks.
  Topic: Is this a Fender?
David Matzenik

Replies: 6
Views: 1006

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 24 Nov 2020 12:44 pm   Subject: Is this a Fender?
Adjustable bridge. Terrific. Now you can really screw up your intonation.
  Topic: Spongebob Sparks Interest in Lapsteel Hawaiian Music
David Matzenik

Replies: 10
Views: 1186

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 24 Nov 2020 12:37 pm   Subject: Spongebob Sparks Interest in Lapsteel Hawaiian Music


While the show may be a bit silly

Spongebob silly!!! My sense of aesthetics is mortally offended!
  Topic: TRIBOTONE (business & machinery) FOR SALE
David Matzenik

Replies: 8
Views: 3571

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 14 Nov 2020 4:17 pm   Subject: TRIBOTONE (business & machinery) FOR SALE
hey Eric,
I bought a Jerry Byrd bar from you long long ago it seems (3/4" by 2 3/4"). I've since gone elsewhere for a bigger bar that suits my hand better but only because you'd stopped ma ...
  Topic: Well You Needn’t-Thelonious Monk/Oahu Diana--KILLER!
David Matzenik

Replies: 5
Views: 1302

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 4 Nov 2020 12:12 pm   Subject: Well You Needn’t-Thelonious Monk/Oahu Diana--KILLER!
Yes, I guess not all of the Dianas had O A H U for fretboard markers?
  Topic: What model National is this please?
David Matzenik

Replies: 6
Views: 1710

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 4 Nov 2020 12:08 pm   Subject: What model National is this please?
Love the dancer and her kika kila kane sitting under the palms with an Oahu amp. Must be on a long extension lead.
  Topic: Is it me? Are Stringmasters' tone not as lush as lap steels?
David Matzenik

Replies: 18
Views: 2703

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 1 Nov 2020 2:40 pm   Subject: Is it me? Are Stringmasters' tone not as lush as lap steels?
The sound of steel guitar recordings change in the 1950s too. Its like everything got really twangy. Santo and Johnny, perfect example. Give me the 1940s every time.
  Topic: Best thing I did for my playing over the last 30 days
David Matzenik

Replies: 20
Views: 2779

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 1 Nov 2020 2:31 pm   Subject: Best thing I did for my playing over the last 30 days
Without indulging in false modesty, I would guess I am one of the least accomplished players on the forum. But I practice a lot, every day, usually about three numbers. I think to be a musician, a per ...
 
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