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  Topic: Versatile Tuning for Single Neck
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 6
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PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 25 Nov 2020 1:59 pm   Subject: Versatile Tuning for Single Neck
If its an upcoming gig opportunity...the best tuning is the nonpedal tuning you are most comfortable and well versed in! I wouldn't use the time in advance of a gig (what are those, he asks wondering ...
  Topic: Spongebob Sparks Interest in Lapsteel Hawaiian Music
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 9
Views: 477

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 24 Nov 2020 11:20 am   Subject: Spongebob Sparks Interest in Lapsteel Hawaiian Music
Here is a YouTube playlist of Spongebob Hawaiian steel production music. I think of the Spongebob sound as mostly uptempo marches and some languid moody pieces.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ff2 ...
  Topic: Spongebob Sparks Interest in Lapsteel Hawaiian Music
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 9
Views: 477

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 24 Nov 2020 6:01 am   Subject: Spongebob Sparks Interest in Lapsteel Hawaiian Music
The music on Spongebob, some of the steelers may be (possibly inactive) members here...Gary Brandin, Jeremy Wakefield I think?

Definitely has the midcentury Hawaiian sound which is quite hapa-haole ...
  Topic: Hansa Veena tuning and string gauges
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 4
Views: 253

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 23 Nov 2020 10:55 am   Subject: Hansa Veena tuning and string gauges
If this is helpful...

From views of some instruments it looks like there are 3-4 chikari (likely the usual sitar Sa''-Sa'-Pa, possibly with a fourth for Imdadkhani sitar type chik (ga, or another p ...
  Topic: Fender string Master 1959
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 9
Views: 2760

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 23 Nov 2020 10:35 am   Subject: Fender string Master 1959
Meaning this purely in a constructive way...you might want closer, detailed pictures to really highlight its condition (particularly if its pricing is informed by a much better than average condition) ...
  Topic: Hansa Veena tuning and string gauges
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 4
Views: 253

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 23 Nov 2020 10:23 am   Subject: Hansa Veena tuning and string gauges
Agreed, Barun Pal is going to be the best source. Post what you find!

Other sources...Lars from Rain City Music would be one person I'd check with, particularly on string gauges, and getting quali ...
  Topic: Amplified Lap Steel Slide On eBay, wait, what?
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 15
Views: 738

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 22 Nov 2020 11:43 am   Subject: Amplified Lap Steel Slide On eBay, wait, what?
OK, check out the lap steel he has it pictured with:
https://bb.steelguitarforum.com/userpix2020-03/17302_del_1.jpg

I'll give him credit, he must be an out of the box thinker to say the least! : ...
  Topic: New Larkin Poe acoustic cover album
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 1
Views: 165

PostForum Section: Music   Posted: 20 Nov 2020 8:17 am   Subject: New Larkin Poe acoustic cover album
Larkin Poe (to whom I was introduced by this forum) has another new album out today called Kindred Spirits. Basically stripped down acoustic covers (if you can call a Rickenbacker lap steel acoustic) ...
  Topic: Your favorite steel and why? Vintage or New
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 24
Views: 1442

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 18 Nov 2020 5:13 am   Subject: Your favorite steel and why? Vintage or New
Clinesmith frypan for me (8string long scale).

Coming in second place, my Magnatone D8. That one would actually rank a bit higher but for a few lingering problems such as one might expect from a 6 ...
  Topic: Crazy to mod a '56 nFender Deluxe 8?
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 15
Views: 723

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 17 Nov 2020 7:29 am   Subject: Crazy to mod a '56 nFender Deluxe 8?
Instead, buy a Jimmy Hudson kit and set that up how you want - and then you have two lap steels! His kit for the Stringmaster style does not come with a pickup - so you are not spending money on somet ...
  Topic: Crazy to mod a '56 nFender Deluxe 8?
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 15
Views: 723

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Nov 2020 12:49 pm   Subject: Crazy to mod a '56 nFender Deluxe 8?
On the string-through mod, I think a jury of your peers would surely vote to acquit. The swapping out of the pickups is a bit tougher...I assume this is a Stringmaster style? You'd have to heavily m ...
  Topic: Rhythm/Comping on lap steel
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 2
Views: 352

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Nov 2020 6:05 am   Subject: Rhythm/Comping on lap steel
Here's Mike Neer doing some cool comping on jazz changes:
http://www.lapsteelin.com/2019/04/13/comping-chords-with-c13-tuning-jules-ah-see-tuning-rhythm-changes/


As for me, I just don't approach ...
  Topic: The double neck tuning of your dreams
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 24
Views: 730

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Nov 2020 4:16 pm   Subject: The double neck tuning of your dreams
the fantasy is that you're a session player and get called for all kinds of things

Wait, I play a nonpedal console steel and I'm getting called for a large variety of studio gigs? This is quite ...
  Topic: The double neck tuning of your dreams
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 24
Views: 730

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Nov 2020 12:57 pm   Subject: The double neck tuning of your dreams
So for me way more than Hawaiian on the B11th.

That's a good point Frank. And the Hawaiian tunes I tend to play in B11 are not necessarily what you would call "pure Hawaiian" tunes anywa ...
  Topic: The double neck tuning of your dreams
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 24
Views: 730

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 15 Nov 2020 8:10 am   Subject: The double neck tuning of your dreams
"Maximizing versatility" is an important factor of your question there. My selection is C13 and B11, but that doesn't maximize versatility in my book...I guess within a small subset of my t ...
  Topic: FS/FT: Rickenbacker A22 Frying Pan serial # 005
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 9
Views: 7535

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 10 Nov 2020 10:17 am   Subject: FS/FT: Rickenbacker A22 Frying Pan serial # 005
Hehe no worries I figured as much...too good to be true for sure!

If you do end up selling it and want something similar but modern...you mentioned Clinesmith, I can't recommend his frypans enough!
  Topic: FS/FT: Rickenbacker A22 Frying Pan serial # 005
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 9
Views: 7535

PostForum Section: For Sale: Steel Guitars   Posted: 10 Nov 2020 5:55 am   Subject: FS/FT: Rickenbacker A22 Frying Pan serial # 005
Dropped it to 500, priced to sell. Trade price at 600 but sale price at 500

I think maybe your edits resulted in my confusion...but I gather you didn't drop the frypan to 500!

(On the outsize ch ...
  Topic: Jeff Au Hoy, Bobby Ingano and the Next Gen hour half video.
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 12
Views: 1397

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 7 Nov 2020 7:20 pm   Subject: Jeff Au Hoy, Bobby Ingano and the Next Gen hour half video.
There's so many different styles of Hawaiian steel. Almost as many as there are players.

My favorite player is Jules Ah See, but with the talk of "vocal style"...in Hindustani music we ...
  Topic: Somnath Das
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 16
Views: 1325

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 Nov 2020 2:03 pm   Subject: Somnath Das

With regard to Indian music, I find their choice of notes to be extremely intriguing, and Brit musicians Jeff Beck and George Harrison cottoned onto the Indian sound as far back as the 60's.

Def ...
  Topic: Somnath Das
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 16
Views: 1325

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 5 Nov 2020 5:10 am   Subject: Somnath Das
Seems to be a fairly small company. I wonder if they export at all.

I have emailed the company, and awaiting the responses. I found a price list on the internet, and the double neck Monarch guitar ...
  Topic: Somnath Das
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 16
Views: 1325

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 4 Nov 2020 4:47 pm   Subject: Somnath Das
When I was active on a Hindustani music forum, we always were a bit mirthful about Givson (and I think there are a number of other similar "brands").

"Concord", thankfully not a ...
  Topic: Best thing I did for my playing over the last 30 days
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 20
Views: 1723

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 2 Nov 2020 1:04 pm   Subject: Best thing I did for my playing over the last 30 days
When I was learning sitar, we'd spend, on average, about 4-6 months on a single raag. Would exclusively practice it. My teacher noted how much faster we were going than the traditional method, where ...
  Topic: Somnath Das
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 16
Views: 1325

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 1 Nov 2020 1:36 pm   Subject: Somnath Das
Interesting...there are so many variations of Indian musical, classical, semi-classical (ghazal, thumri, folk, etc.) and then the pop fusions, film score type music. And that's just considering the n ...
  Topic: Best All Round 6 String Tuning?
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 33
Views: 2310

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 28 Oct 2020 5:00 am   Subject: Best All Round 6 String Tuning?
The simplest answer is of course there is no one all around best tuning, universally...

But you can still come close to answering the question in a few ways, based on musical style.

If you're pl ...
  Topic: My Search For Hawiian C6 6 String Scores
Nic Neufeld

Replies: 7
Views: 887

PostForum Section: Steel Without Pedals   Posted: 16 Oct 2020 3:38 pm   Subject: My Search For Hawiian C6 6 String Scores
There's also the Jerry Byrd course...although in fairness, it does a lot of different tunings...as much as he did in C6, its only a subset. If you contact Scotty's Music, they sell the course but als ...
 
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