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by NantucketSleighrider
Sun Jun 28, 2015 10:05 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Simon Stephenson/Luke Hotrod
Replies: 1
Views: 8368

Simon Stephenson/Luke Hotrod

My first post on this page in some years - hello all. A friend of mine sent me a link to a video of an interview with a guitar player from the north east of England who is now working as an adult entertainer. He says some pretty impressive things about his work including that he lived with Steve for...
by NantucketSleighrider
Sat May 24, 2008 8:44 am
Forum: Ibanez and Other Guitars
Topic: Most expensive guitars ever played....
Replies: 11
Views: 4797

I have had the pleasure of playing both Rory Gallaghers strat, and George Harrisons painted strat at the Fender 50th anni show in Paris, Becks esquire, Hendrix's Flying V (Isle of Wight) and Duane Allmans strat in the Hard Rock Cafe Vault in London, and last but certainly not least, Claptons Blackie...
by NantucketSleighrider
Wed May 21, 2008 2:00 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Tom Waits "Glitter and Doom" Summer Tour
Replies: 2
Views: 1702

Tom Waits "Glitter and Doom" Summer Tour

I was just wondering if anyone is planning to attend a date of Tom's summer tour this year? I am eagerly awaiting euro dates to be announced! Are you planning to attend any shows Steve?
by NantucketSleighrider
Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:47 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Bobby Lavigne and 432hz
Replies: 8
Views: 3113

Guitaruss wrote:slightly worrying that the guy has George Galloway in his top friends
Nothing worrying about that my friend! George is a gent and true socialist!
by NantucketSleighrider
Thu Mar 27, 2008 5:20 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: What can I do to keep my chops up?
Replies: 20
Views: 8682

You could always opt for something small like a ukulele. You could keep it in your bag with you, nice and tiny. It would be something that you could use to keep up important guitar related skills, like picking and fretting.
by NantucketSleighrider
Thu Mar 27, 2008 2:19 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: ALLAN HOLDSWORTH about Steve
Replies: 13
Views: 6721

Allan is a great bloke, a real gent. I have met him a few times at gigs, and show up early enough, and there is only once place Allan will be...in the bar! Allan always comes across to me as being totally unaware of how important his music is, and how good he actually is! As long as he gets a pint a...
by NantucketSleighrider
Mon Feb 25, 2008 9:24 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Professor Satchafunkilus and the Musterion of Rock
Replies: 259
Views: 76936

Or well... ok... I'll just wait and see and expect nothing. :P I think that's the safest thing to do. I'm trying to expect the worst (John Lee Hooker-type blues perhaps) in the hope that anything else will be perceived as 'good'! Bill, stop! John Lee is brilliant! He's no Howlin' Wolf, but hes stil...
by NantucketSleighrider
Fri Feb 15, 2008 2:50 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Price
Replies: 13
Views: 4039

It does pay to shop around. For example, just yesterday I bought an Albert Ayler boxset for £45, when it should have been £90 anywhere else! Forget about your HMVs and your Virgin Megastores, look out for the small shops, some real bargains to be found!
by NantucketSleighrider
Tue Feb 12, 2008 10:44 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Comercially Brilliant AND Technically Brilliant?
Replies: 31
Views: 9879

Ugur Dariveren wrote:No need to be technically brilliant. Music isnt about technique.
Obviously, but the the sake of conversation, and the intention of the thread, can we ignore this? :wink:
by NantucketSleighrider
Mon Feb 11, 2008 3:52 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Comercially Brilliant AND Technically Brilliant?
Replies: 31
Views: 9879

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noel_Gallagher http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Weller_%28singer%29 We must have very different ideas of the word "Brilliant"! Surely nobody in their right mind classes Weller as a brilliant guitar player? He may be a brilliant writer yes, but a guitar player? A "good"...
by NantucketSleighrider
Mon Feb 11, 2008 7:24 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: My Grammy Moment: Ann Marie Calhoun
Replies: 55
Views: 18934

I must admit, I thought she would have a much more prominant role in the song than she did. I thought as winner she would be out there with the rest of the band, mabye have a short solo spot, as opposted to just sitting in as 1st violin. Still, it was very good.
by NantucketSleighrider
Mon Feb 11, 2008 2:07 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Comercially Brilliant AND Technically Brilliant?
Replies: 31
Views: 9879

Andy Timmons as the axeman for Olivia Newton-John? I wouldn't even consider him to be "Commercially OK", I mean, for a start, I can't remember the last time I heard ONJ on the radio/TV, never mind Andy Timmons! Does Timmons have a hand in writing her songs (I hope to god not), or is he just her gui...
by NantucketSleighrider
Fri Feb 08, 2008 8:08 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Comercially Brilliant AND Technically Brilliant?
Replies: 31
Views: 9879

the list is just too freakin broad to say anything It's like saying list all the bands/guitarist that have made it commercially that isn't just a popular fad or one trick pony. Well, I disagree. the title of the thread was "Technically BRILLIANT, and comercially BRILLIANT", and even though FRETPICK...
by NantucketSleighrider
Thu Feb 07, 2008 11:12 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Comercially Brilliant AND Technically Brilliant?
Replies: 31
Views: 9879

Comercially Brilliant AND Technically Brilliant?

I was having a discussion in the pub with my friends last night, how many guitar players, past or present, are as good commercially as they are technically? Here is what we came up with... Eric Clapton Jimi Hendrix (over 500 posthumous album releases anyone?) Dave Gilmour Carlos Santana (debatable, ...
by NantucketSleighrider
Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:20 pm
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: about youtube Vai vids (recently locked)
Replies: 71
Views: 49932

Re: CELLPHONITIS

Oh no, you can't take my cellphone, what if I get a call during the middle of a song? My cellphone, WHAT!!! :shock: But I was gonna record some crappy footage tonight! :? I need to bring my cellphone in with me, just in case I want to be rude & disruptive to others around me. :twisted: Listen, if y...