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by Guitarcake.
Thu Oct 14, 2004 9:31 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: What do you think is the best guitar solo EVER ??
Replies: 22
Views: 5902

impossible to choose but

Thin lizzy - still in love with you (first solo)
Silent within solo is soo well phrased, especially the whammy bit

my fav has to be Tender surrender, the way the distorted guitar comes in blows me away, its like here i am, make of me what you will...
by Guitarcake.
Sun Sep 26, 2004 3:13 am
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: Using kleenex to kill feedback of guitars...???
Replies: 21
Views: 8326

it makes a huge difference on my VWH, i put tissue in between the srpings and some white cloth over the top for extra padding, before i did this i could hear the springs and i had unwanted humming through my amp
by Guitarcake.
Sat Sep 25, 2004 6:15 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Wispering a prayer - from the London DVD
Replies: 21
Views: 5375

If you think Whispering was good on the Astoria DVD then you HAVE to see/hear it live.. i watched Steve play it in June at a G3 gig and it was by far the highlight, when he Went into the melody an octave higher with all the band joining and the lights coming on it was amazing, it really sent a shive...
by Guitarcake.
Sat Sep 25, 2004 6:01 am
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: Did Vai ever record anything with a Les Paul or Strat?
Replies: 27
Views: 12089

i though warm regards might not have been played on a jem.. not just because of the warmness in the melody, but after Steve plays the melody high up the neck with bends and a hell of a lot of feeling he drops down a bit and plays a few notes with pinch harmonics which sound much dirtier than they wo...
by Guitarcake.
Sat Sep 25, 2004 5:55 am
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: EVO just the best
Replies: 37
Views: 11817

i saw Steve play evo in june, he used it on Juice, The reaper, and FTLOG.. he's obviously very attached to it but its pretty much done.. by the end of a song its out of tune without much whammy abuse.
by Guitarcake.
Mon Jun 28, 2004 5:11 am
Forum: Concert Reviews
Replies: 41
Views: 20872

well, me and strat101 went to G3 last nite and although i really wanted to enjoy fripps performance it was a dissapointment. Im not gunna wast time writing about it because everythings been said in previous posts.. Vai came on after Fripp and he has a huge stage presence, i enjoyed his set the most,...
by Guitarcake.
Thu Mar 04, 2004 11:16 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: The Official G3 '04 Europe Discussion
Replies: 277
Views: 67656

i just got bournemouth tickets too, where bout u sitting ANT711UK? Im in H42 with a couple of mates and some family somewhere in G (Block B) Im going to london aswell though, but by the time ive parked ill probably have missed the show :wink:
by Guitarcake.
Sun Feb 29, 2004 9:19 am
Forum: Photo Gallery and Discussion
Topic: pic of vai tonguing guitar?
Replies: 14
Views: 8778

lol, what a picture! Its also the influence for my username! 8)
by Guitarcake.
Sun Oct 05, 2003 7:48 am
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: Cheap place to get Ibanez JEM7V?
Replies: 20
Views: 11683

Ibanez rules looks pretty good... im dying to get my hands on DNA, finding the money is tricky, i never seem to have more than a grand in my bank, im seriously considering selling my car !
by Guitarcake.
Thu Sep 25, 2003 11:18 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Where's your thumb?
Replies: 10
Views: 5064

I play Rythm parts with my thumb over the neck, i also play a lot of blues this way, especially if im sticking to a pentatonic shape... but when things speed up its best to put the thumb in the centre of the neck.. i never used to do this but its helped a lot since i started, the same as playing wit...
by Guitarcake.
Thu Aug 14, 2003 11:15 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Best Steve Solo
Replies: 52
Views: 12670

Tender Surrender.
by Guitarcake.
Thu Aug 14, 2003 11:10 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Perfect Pitch
Replies: 159
Views: 90949

ive been working hard on my relative pitch for half a year now, and its one of the best things ive done musically.. i'd rather have a good relative pitch for compositional reasons.. people say perfect pitch cant be learned but personally i think thats untrue, i think some people are born with a grea...
by Guitarcake.
Sat Aug 09, 2003 6:55 am
Forum: Ibanez and Other Guitars
Topic: What did you name your guitar?
Replies: 153
Views: 44488

I have a white strat named 'Fatty' a green Squire strat named 'Spring' and a Black RG named 'Thor'

Fatty because its fat
Spring because its green
And Thor after the god because its big and dark
by Guitarcake.
Thu Jul 31, 2003 9:58 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: A Question for You
Replies: 195
Views: 57966

this is tough! 1 The Animal 2 Jiboom 3 Tender Surrender 4 Frank 5 Bad Horsie 6 Die To Live 7 For The Love Of God 8 Juice 9 The Blood And Tears 10 Warm Regards I shifted the pattern a few times, i think these capture the escence better than any... especially the last three, warm regards has to be the...
by Guitarcake.
Sat Jun 21, 2003 7:41 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Stepping Stones
Replies: 6
Views: 4121

right on- practice by ear as much as you work on technical exercises of learning songs, although ive only been ear training for a few months its proved invaluable to finding i dont have to look at a piece of music all of the time, i can hear whats happening! try starting with Solfege