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  Topic: Sol Hoopi "I like you" How to rhythm strum behind vocals.
Mike Neer

Replies: 13
Views: 463

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 Aug 2020 5:08 pm   Subject: Sol Hoopi "I like you" How to rhythm strum behind vocals.
The ideal solution would be to use Sol Hoopii’s tuning E C# G# E B E. I used this and essentially played rhythm guitar with the Moonlighters when I wasn’t playing steel licks. It was great fun. ...
  Topic: Looking for an 8 string tuning for Blues
Mike Neer

Replies: 7
Views: 608

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 26 Jul 2020 12:59 pm   Subject: Looking for an 8 string tuning for Blues
I am a big fan of C13, which I find to be a remarkably versatile tuning. I can play any kind of blues in that tuning--what would you like to hear?

For all the concerns about 6th tunings: without p ...
  Topic: Paul Franklin Jr - COVID -19
Mike Neer

Replies: 57
Views: 6675

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 26 Jul 2020 8:51 am   Subject: Paul Franklin Jr - COVID -19
Wishing Paul and family all the best for a speedy recovery.
  Topic: Boss BR-8 Digital Recorder
Mike Neer

Replies: 0
Views: 143

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 22 Jul 2020 5:05 am   Subject: Boss BR-8 Digital Recorder
For sale is an old Boss Br-8 in great working condition. The ZIP disk drive was updated to accept larger 250mb disks. There are many features including COSM effects processing and amp simulation. T ...
  Topic: Honky Tonk Steel Guitar Rag
Mike Neer

Replies: 15
Views: 1225

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 22 Jul 2020 4:41 am   Subject: Honky Tonk Steel Guitar Rag
I just wanted to say thanks for all the comments.
  Topic: Ridiculously Difficult Santo Lick - Canadian Sunset
Mike Neer

Replies: 31
Views: 1380

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 21 Jul 2020 7:56 am   Subject: Ridiculously Difficult Santo Lick - Canadian Sunset
Cool, that sounds right to me.

Well, if you need to play it in C6, at least now you know how. Lol
  Topic: RIP Hiram Olsen
Mike Neer

Replies: 7
Views: 826

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 21 Jul 2020 3:53 am   Subject: RIP Hiram Olsen
Condolences to the Olsen ohana. Rest in peace, Maestro.
  Topic: Ridiculously Difficult Santo Lick - Canadian Sunset
Mike Neer

Replies: 31
Views: 1380

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 20 Jul 2020 5:10 pm   Subject: Ridiculously Difficult Santo Lick - Canadian Sunset

E-------0----8~~~~~~~~----0---11~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
C-------0~~~~~~~~~~~~~----0~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
A------12~~~~~~~~~~~~~-13~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
G--12~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~------------------- ...
  Topic: Ridiculously Difficult Santo Lick - Canadian Sunset
Mike Neer

Replies: 31
Views: 1380

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 20 Jul 2020 1:24 pm   Subject: Ridiculously Difficult Santo Lick - Canadian Sunset
You can clearly hear the E and C ringing and in the second chord the E rings until the Eb is hammered on at the 11th fret. I can recreate this, but I have an unorthodox theory as to how he did it. W ...
  Topic: Thelonious Monk's "Well, You Needn't"-Oahu Diana
Mike Neer

Replies: 10
Views: 628

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 Jul 2020 4:56 pm   Subject: Thelonious Monk's "Well, You Needn't"-Oahu Diana
Love it, man!
  Topic: Ridiculously Difficult Santo Lick - Canadian Sunset
Mike Neer

Replies: 31
Views: 1380

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 Jul 2020 6:23 am   Subject: Ridiculously Difficult Santo Lick - Canadian Sunset
C6 high G string. Try that.
  Topic: Sleep Walk / Naima
Mike Neer

Replies: 3
Views: 734

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 17 Jul 2020 4:37 am   Subject: Sleep Walk / Naima
I mashed up these two forever classics using some John Coltrane reharmonization techniques. Sacrebleu! I did this for fun but I like the way it turned out. This is also now a single available on al ...
  Topic: Honky Tonk Steel Guitar Rag
Mike Neer

Replies: 15
Views: 1225

PostForum Section: Steel on the Web   Posted: 15 Jul 2020 4:55 am   Subject: Honky Tonk Steel Guitar Rag
I released this as a new single, available on Spotify, YouTube, Pandora, etc.

Honky Tonk Steel Guitar Rag
https://youtu.be/GyudcKoWuRg
  Topic: My final post. Was the Alkire lessons thread.
Mike Neer

Replies: 74
Views: 2822

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 10 Jul 2020 8:42 am   Subject: My final post. Was the Alkire lessons thread.
The only thing I can say is that after hearing Mr. Alkire’s playing, it is very Hawaiian sounding and not easily distinguishable from what a player can do on an altered C6 tuning such as C6/A7. But ...
  Topic: My final post. Was the Alkire lessons thread.
Mike Neer

Replies: 74
Views: 2822

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 9 Jul 2020 4:40 am   Subject: My final post. Was the Alkire lessons thread.
That’s cool and it dates itself to a time where the steel steel (non-pedal) was a real possibility for young students to grow into well-rounded musicians. Of course, times changed and ultimately th ...
  Topic: Please delete
Mike Neer

Replies: 8
Views: 687

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 3 Jul 2020 5:40 am   Subject: Please delete
I would say word traveled slowly back then.
  Topic: Lap Steel Blues Players - Suggested Listening
Mike Neer

Replies: 19
Views: 1025

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 1 Jul 2020 11:40 am   Subject: Lap Steel Blues Players - Suggested Listening
If you’re playing lap steel and you’re not playing blues, what are you doing? (That is a rhetorical question)
  Topic: Tascam MP-GT1 MP3 Guitar trainer SOLD
Mike Neer

Replies: 1
Views: 166

PostForum Section: For Sale: Amps and Accessories   Posted: 1 Jul 2020 7:47 am   Subject: Tascam MP-GT1 MP3 Guitar trainer SOLD
Tascam MP-GT1 Guitar MP3 Trainer SOLD

Hook up to your computer, load up some MP3s and play along.
Removes guitar parts, slows down. You can add effects, tuner - etc... You can even use this as a ...
  Topic: Guardian article: ambient country
Mike Neer

Replies: 52
Views: 4382

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 25 Jun 2020 11:45 am   Subject: Guardian article: ambient country
The article describes an emergent music that is a blend of country and other genres, whose “artists emphasise
What does that mean, exactly? Shocked

It means that it is sumptuous and fruity, with ...
  Topic: Guardian article: ambient country
Mike Neer

Replies: 52
Views: 4382

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 25 Jun 2020 8:26 am   Subject: Guardian article: ambient country
The steel player is a member here. Also, Pat Irwin is a NY institution.
  Topic: Guardian article: ambient country
Mike Neer

Replies: 52
Views: 4382

PostForum Section: Steel Players   Posted: 10 Jun 2020 10:32 am   Subject: Guardian article: ambient country
I don't think any artists out there are creating recordings with the sole intention of satisfying the steel guitar community. It would be nice to have the acceptance of your peers, but there is a muc ...
  Topic: Lorene Ruymar (Petersen)
Mike Neer

Replies: 20
Views: 2696

PostForum Section: Gone Home   Posted: 9 Jun 2020 6:02 pm   Subject: Lorene Ruymar (Petersen)
Very sorry to read this. She was a colossal figure in the Hawaiian steel guitar world as an ambassador, historian and academic. She will be missed even by those of us who never had the pleasure to m ...
  Topic: Moving beyond tab
Mike Neer

Replies: 5
Views: 435

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 9 Jun 2020 5:36 pm   Subject: Moving beyond tab
Develop your ears. Play along with records, YouTube, radio, whatever you choose. But develop your ears to learn melodies and simple chord changes.
  Topic: Which came first, Sand or Nuages?
Mike Neer

Replies: 10
Views: 887

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 8 Jun 2020 12:21 pm   Subject: Which came first, Sand or Nuages?
I believe Sand predates Nuages (1940) by 3 or 4 years, but I don’t think there is anything at all that links them other than the intro which was added years later.

On another note, the intro to ...
  Topic: "Sylvia" by Dutch band Focus
Mike Neer

Replies: 7
Views: 505

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 8 Jun 2020 9:48 am   Subject: "Sylvia" by Dutch band Focus
What a fine tune, and done so well!

Thank you.

Thanks, it really is a great composition. So elegant and stately. It was tough to get all the organ voicings on the guitar, there are so many mod ...
 
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