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  Topic: Koto Steel
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 21
Views: 5666

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 14 May 2010 7:11 am   Subject: Koto Steel
Roy,

In addition to steel music, I enjoy aviation (including models) and hate to hijack this thread, but my curiosity is getting the best of me. What is it that flies through the upper right hand ...
  Topic: Koto Steel
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 21
Views: 5666

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 9 May 2010 7:50 pm   Subject: Koto Steel
Absolutely beautiful.

I really loved the part from 0:14 to 0:25. Well done!

Did anyone else notice the airplane flying across the upper right corner of the frame at 1:17?? Shocked
  Topic: Pwobwy dwinkin coffee
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 5
Views: 1541

PostForum Section: Funny and Fun   Posted: 31 Jul 2009 8:37 am   Subject: Pwobwy dwinkin coffee
Based on the title, I thought it was a quote from Barney Frank about what congress was up to today Very Happy
  Topic: Buddy's Boogie mp3------Give a listen
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 30
Views: 6812

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 30 Jun 2009 4:24 am   Subject: Buddy's Boogie mp3------Give a listen
Mighty-fine pickin' and recordin'! Very Happy
  Topic: Clinesmith mp3 - Coconut Grove
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 33
Views: 10606

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 25 Jun 2009 2:18 am   Subject: Clinesmith mp3 - Coconut Grove
WOW. Beautiful. Don't know if hearing stuff like that is motivating or depressing Rolling Eyes
  Topic: stinky guitars
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 24
Views: 8171

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 21 Apr 2009 4:22 pm   Subject: stinky guitars
My cousin restored a Ford Fairlane 500 as his first car. It has been on blocks in a field for years and some mice made nests in the interior and died. It smelled bad. Tried EVERYTHING to get rid of ...
  Topic: Lawyer jokes.... ok ok, some Doctor jokes too!
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 19
Views: 6433

PostForum Section: Funny and Fun   Posted: 9 Apr 2009 1:46 pm   Subject: Lawyer jokes.... ok ok, some Doctor jokes too!
99% of lawyers give the rest a bad name.
  Topic: The New Book On Gibson Steel Guitars By A.r. Duchossour.
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 13
Views: 4096

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 7 Apr 2009 5:56 pm   Subject: The New Book On Gibson Steel Guitars By A.r. Duchossour.
Wow. That guitar on the back cover looks "way cool" Cool
  Topic: A7, B7, C7, D7, E7, F7, G7 Chords on 6 string lap steel C6
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 28
Views: 22122

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 Apr 2009 4:21 pm   Subject: A7, B7, C7, D7, E7, F7, G7 Chords on 6 string lap steel C6
That sounds interesting. I'll have to give it a try.

I'll admit, I can wrap my brain around major and minor triads, 4 voice chords( maj7, 7, min7, m7b5), dim, aug, but when we start getting into t ...
  Topic: A7, B7, C7, D7, E7, F7, G7 Chords on 6 string lap steel C6
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 28
Views: 22122

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 Apr 2009 4:18 am   Subject: A7, B7, C7, D7, E7, F7, G7 Chords on 6 string lap steel C6
Since this thread started, I have been playing with changing tunings, etc. I pulled out my Scotty tab books and found Tennessee Waltz with tuning C# E G A C E. I am playing an 8 string CruzTone so I ...
  Topic: A7, B7, C7, D7, E7, F7, G7 Chords on 6 string lap steel C6
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 28
Views: 22122

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 29 Mar 2009 3:42 am   Subject: A7, B7, C7, D7, E7, F7, G7 Chords on 6 string lap steel C6
When starting out, an easy way to think about, and be able to easily find dominant 7th chords (for me anyway, your mileage may vary):

C6 contains the same notes as Am7. So if you play string 3, 4, ...
  Topic: MY GIRL C6 Lap Steel
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 5
Views: 1160

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 28 Mar 2009 9:57 am   Subject: MY GIRL C6 Lap Steel
Very nice, simple arrangement from which all kinds of fun can be had experimenting.

Can't help but do a hammer-on/pull-off on the 2nd string in the 5th measure Wink

Thanks Doug for posting. I ha ...
  Topic: Steel guitar chord locator on John Ely's website
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 2
Views: 958

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 25 Mar 2009 2:16 pm   Subject: Steel guitar chord locator on John Ely's website
Awesome!

Very Happy
  Topic: A Million Moons Over Hawaii-Posted to YouTube
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 2
Views: 840

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 19 Mar 2009 4:21 am   Subject: A Million Moons Over Hawaii-Posted to YouTube
WOW! Beautiful tone and intonation.

I would like to have that on my iPod. Very Happy
  Topic: Check out this member on Dobro!
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 9
Views: 2363

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Jan 2008 5:00 am   Subject: Check out this member on Dobro!
Just sat and watched lots of the youtube videos by Martin... Dang... I guess I need to buy a reso as my next instrument Very Happy

This is some motivating stuff.
  Topic: Leavitt Tuning does the Blues in a Country song!!!! MP3
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 5
Views: 1268

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 30 Dec 2007 6:19 pm   Subject: Leavitt Tuning does the Blues in a Country song!!!! MP3
Way cool!! Very Happy
  Topic: Magic Eye
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 38
Views: 13610

PostForum Section: Funny and Fun   Posted: 22 Dec 2007 9:18 am   Subject: Magic Eye
Is it supposed to be concave?

If it is concave, you are crossing your eyes.

Magic Eye images are built to be viewed by allowing your eyes to diverge, as if you're focused on an object more dista ...
  Topic: LAPSTEEL 8 STRING CHROMATIC
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 11
Views: 2168

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Dec 2007 5:07 am   Subject: LAPSTEEL 8 STRING CHROMATIC
Roy,

That is a really neat idea. When I first started messing with pedal steel, those "out of order" strings seemed crazy to me, but I soon came to really like them that way. Why didn't ...
  Topic: New to lap steel
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 10
Views: 2717

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 14 Dec 2007 6:01 am   Subject: New to lap steel
I'll second the DeWitt Scott book recommendation... Excellent book!
  Topic: New to lap steel
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 10
Views: 2717

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 14 Dec 2007 5:17 am   Subject: New to lap steel
I came from a 6-string background and was similarly overwhelmed at first. I was tempted to tune my lap steel to an "open" tuning or to normal guitar tuning, but resisted the urge because I ...
  Topic: The Gerald Ross Holiday Collection ;-)
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 6
Views: 1303

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 14 Dec 2007 4:02 am   Subject: The Gerald Ross Holiday Collection ;-)
Wow! Thanks Gerald!

I don't know what to say to that.
  Topic: The Gerald Ross Holiday Collection ;-)
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 6
Views: 1303

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 13 Dec 2007 6:07 pm   Subject: Uke/Bass duet
I have to agree that ukulele and bass make a wonderful pair for some beautiful, simple, yet elegant music. The uke is great for making beautiful chord voicings because the re-entrant tuning puts the ...
  Topic: My First CruzTone Recording
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 11
Views: 3118

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 11 Oct 2007 5:34 pm   Subject: My First CruzTone Recording
Thanks guys!

Earnest: I guess there is probably an amp in the input itself. I wasn't thinking of that. I am using a Mackie Spike. When recording DI, I would normally use an amp sim (POD, etc), ...
  Topic: My First CruzTone Recording
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 11
Views: 3118

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 11 Oct 2007 11:49 am   Subject: My First CruzTone Recording
Thanks for the kind words guys!

Sorry for those who couldn't listen. I have converted it to an MP3 and that can be heard here:

http://ezfolk.com/audio/play.php?mode=song_hifi&band_id=264&am ...
  Topic: My First CruzTone Recording
Kurt Kikendall

Replies: 11
Views: 3118

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 11 Oct 2007 7:55 am   Subject: My First CruzTone Recording
I have recorded my first song with the CruzTone. I plugged it straight into the computer with no amp, no amp sim, no pre-amp, etc. The only effects are compession and reverb. I am trying to demonst ...
 
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