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by RAI
Sat Oct 13, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Studios, Gear, Amps and Effects
Topic: Sustainer Pedal Equivalent to the Fernandes Sustainer?
Replies: 18
Views: 20554

Re: Sustainer Pedal Equivalent to the Fernandes Sustainer?

Being that the Sustainer actually affects how the strings vibrate, I don't see how a pedal can do that...
by RAI
Tue Aug 21, 2012 3:32 pm
Forum: Concert Reviews
Topic: 20 August 2012 Fall Tour - The Fillmore -Charlotte, NC
Replies: 1
Views: 1878

Re: 20 August 2012 Fall Tour - The Fillmore -Charlotte, NC

The biggest surprise of the evening was how great Beverly McLellan was. Her performance put a smile on my face..... Thank you, Bev! As far as Steve goes, besides some guitar surprises, there wasn't anything unusual or unexpected. Except maybe for how badly Steve butchered "The Ultra Zone". Clearly h...
by RAI
Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:57 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Well... Let's hear some opinions on The Story Of Light cd.
Replies: 172
Views: 96378

Re: Well... Let's hear some opinions on The Story Of Light c

First impression: I think it will take me a while to actually "like" this album. It just seems really flat, and lacking of passion. I don't know where Steve is coming from, but I'm not impressed with a new album that contains basically two covers, a collaboration with rock/pop singers, and a previou...
by RAI
Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:43 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: WHAT EVER HAS HAPPENED
Replies: 7
Views: 3801

Re: WHAT EVER HAS HAPPENED

What has happened?
Mikey left, and Steve has found interest in other things besides actually making guitar music.
by RAI
Fri Feb 03, 2012 5:07 am
Forum: News
Topic: Steve is live right now on KLOS Radio with Mark & Brian. If
Replies: 3
Views: 2159

Re: Steve is live right now on KLOS Radio with Mark & Brian.

Nothing particularly exciting.
He was on to promote the Grammy event he's hosting with Sharon Osbourne.
Steve's own music was not discussed.....
by RAI
Mon Jan 23, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Your stranded on an island and can only bring 3 guitar books
Replies: 10
Views: 5426

Re: Your stranded on an island and can only bring 3 guitar b

If I'm stranded on an island, improving my guitar chops is not exactly very high on my list of priorities....
by RAI
Thu Jan 19, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: New IBANEZ JEM EVO replica 25th anniversary
Replies: 27
Views: 24764

Re: New IBANEZ JEM EVO replica 25th anniversary

Cool.
Too bad that the site admin was beat in posting the news....
by RAI
Wed Jan 11, 2012 5:24 am
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: Guitar used with nelly furtado?
Replies: 4
Views: 4108

Re: Guitar used with nelly furtado?

Typically you can blend the magnetic and piezo output......
by RAI
Tue Jan 10, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: Guitar used with nelly furtado?
Replies: 4
Views: 4108

Re: Guitar used with nelly furtado?

It was a standard JEM, but with the piezo trem added. The trem, however, was blocked in case of a string breaking. It was specifically put together for the Grammy performance, and was auctioned off for charity...
by RAI
Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:36 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: steve on the forum
Replies: 12
Views: 4507

Re: steve on the forum

That goes for most people.....
by RAI
Mon Nov 14, 2011 9:01 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: How to use the modes
Replies: 18
Views: 14066

Re: How to use the modes

I personally tend to just focus on one thing:
Is it Major or Minor?
Outside of that, I'm not locked into specific notes. I'll use basic Major/Minor, and freely sprinkle other notes in there, as I see fit.
by RAI
Thu Nov 10, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: New Vai Album Release Date...
Replies: 83
Views: 23806

Re: New Vai Album Release Date...

Bryceybhoy wrote:I don't think the vai.com/album page has been updated in weeks!
You mean months.....
by RAI
Mon Nov 07, 2011 6:37 am
Forum: News
Topic: Steve and Saxon during his Alien Guitar Secrets Masterclass
Replies: 3
Views: 2068

Re: Steve and Saxon during his Alien Guitar Secrets Mastercl

Facebook Steve and Saxon during his Alien Guitar Secrets Masterclass tour in Australia - Oct, 2011Wall PhotosTaken at the Sydney Clinic. We were blessed to have Saxon attend. Saxon has autism. But this does not stop his enthusiasm for Steve Vai and his music. Steve asked Saxon on stage to interpret...
by RAI
Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:07 am
Forum: News
Topic: www.vai.com/album
Replies: 146
Views: 38905

Re: www.vai.com/album

Jenn Pix wrote:When do we get a new letter?
Don't hold your breath.....?
by RAI
Mon Oct 17, 2011 5:29 am
Forum: Messageboard Rules and Guidelines and Vai.com Discussion
Topic: HI! i'm activated!
Replies: 2
Views: 3537

Re: HI! i'm activated!

Welcome!