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by dryas
Sat Sep 15, 2007 3:28 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Concentration Of the Fittest
Replies: 16
Views: 6494

What people call meditation, I just see it as simply thinking things through ... ... in fact, it is not thinking things through, it affects deeper levels (far beyond the thinking level, and also beyond the unconscious levels) I don't think a pre-structured meditation methods are that useful (at lea...
by dryas
Sat Sep 15, 2007 3:00 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Religion/Spirituality
Replies: 115
Views: 31551

I actually wish more people would inquire about such things....(not on a personal level, but if people these days even cared about their souls, that'd be a great start....) ... that is probably why dear Mr. Vai is such a great musician: he focuses not only on his fingers, but on the soul and on the...
by dryas
Sat Jul 28, 2007 3:59 am
Forum: Concert Reviews
Topic: REVIEWS: 20 JUL 2007 - MANCHESTER, UK
Replies: 39
Views: 27035

Where do you start !! PPS Oxford Tassle Gas ! OK now that everything's said, we have to discuss the real important thing. Is there really something like a tassle? No it isn't, but it's a tassel! But one way or the other, what is "Oxford Tasselgas"? Some big secret you english speaking people hide f...
by dryas
Tue Jul 24, 2007 9:06 am
Forum: Concert Reviews
Topic: REVIEWS: 18 JUL 2007 - AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND
Replies: 40
Views: 30164

lots of videos on YouTube already: http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=steve+vai+melkweg&search= ...and thank you so much for these souvenirs, I immediately copied them and will keep them until there is a Live-DVD of this tour! (I'm still waiting for a DVD of the last tour that was also inc...
by dryas
Fri Jul 20, 2007 9:48 am
Forum: Concert Reviews
Topic: REVIEWS: 18 JUL 2007 - AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND
Replies: 40
Views: 30164

. and zack ... "I like Amsterdam ... there's this 'damn' in it" whoahahaha steve produced some of the sweetest sounds I ever heard, and so did vanessa mae ...er, ann marie calhoun the two violins were great, representing the "paganini"-style (Alex: strong clear speedfinger-stuff) and the "sweet&soft...
by dryas
Mon Jul 16, 2007 8:50 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Religion/Spirituality
Replies: 115
Views: 31551

.... and me, being the fool, posted a mail to steve just a few days ago, asking him wether he meditates or not, while you girls&boys covered every possible aspect on this question years ago .... thanx a lot (and steve, I'm sorry, thihihihi) only one tiny little aspect needs to be put right: buddhism...
by dryas
Mon Jul 16, 2007 7:41 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Meditation
Replies: 21
Views: 6059

meditation

meditation: it's NOT about the breath it's NOT about "just sitting there" it's NOT about visualisation, mantras, or focusing on special chakras you can do all that, and it comes in helpful at times, but all those things alone will confuse your mind rather than "empty" it okok: it's NOT about emptyin...
by dryas
Mon Jul 16, 2007 7:05 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Concentration Of the Fittest
Replies: 16
Views: 6494

brain pills?

Never ever take brain pills, ritalin or shit like that. it doesn't remove the cause: after the pill-high is gone, you will be unconcentrated again .. you'll need more pills ... everything you need is inside yourself, but it's hidden. so you REALLY HAVE TO WORK HARD to activate the higher levels of c...
by dryas
Wed May 16, 2007 8:22 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: 2007 EUROPE AND USA TOUR
Replies: 357
Views: 116061

...home is where the people love you... welcome home, steve WHO ARE YOU GOING TO PLAY WITH ? I'd suggest Nigel Kennedy on Violin, Billy Cobham on drums, Bass by Stanley Clarke, Piano by Art Tatum and choose me for the second guitar please .... and, maybe, a new opening act? lots of talented guys at ...
by dryas
Thu Nov 03, 2005 1:35 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: The Seventh Song
Replies: 15
Views: 3526

so ... FOR THE LOVE OF GOD I know every little note, I can play parts of it, I can press the Play-Button inside my head and listen to it without a loss of sound, this song made me a VAI-Fan ect ect Whispering a Prayer, Windows to the Soul, Lotus Feet are also my favorites now that I think of it, Cal...
by dryas
Sat Oct 29, 2005 12:17 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: vai greatest song
Replies: 184
Views: 42029

many great guitarplayers on this planet for the last three decades, but not too many of them are also amazing songwriters the seventh songs PASSION the audience is listening ... bad horsie .... voodoo acid WARFARE it depends on how I feel but the point is: I LIKE THEM MOST WHEN PLAYED LIVE whisperin...
by dryas
Fri Oct 28, 2005 11:58 pm
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: REAL ILLUSIONS: REFLECTIONS REVIEW THREAD
Replies: 823
Views: 261171

..... another review? nearly everything´s said about that album, isn´t it? I love the guitar-sound on glorious (the cat-style ... meeoow ....) building the church is a great opener (would have been a better show-opener than glorious) and so on .... and lotus feet. that´s a mahavishnu-orchestra-song ...
by dryas
Wed Oct 26, 2005 2:43 am
Forum: Concert Reviews
Topic: REVIEWS: 17 OCTOBER - BERLIN, GERMANY
Replies: 10
Views: 6482

yes I´m afraid too that we´ll have to wait a while until the breed will be back to Germany ... so I bought a ticket for his Zürich-Gig. I can´t wait for 11. November! But I resisted ... didn´t buy one for North-Italy or Croatia ... I don´t think that Tony´s guitar was too loud (it was ok where I sto...
by dryas
Sun Oct 23, 2005 2:04 am
Forum: Photo Gallery and Discussion
Topic: many Pics from Berlin!
Replies: 6
Views: 3148

yes, thanks a lot!
by dryas
Wed Oct 19, 2005 1:36 am
Forum: Concert Reviews
Topic: REVIEWS: 17 OCTOBER - BERLIN, GERMANY
Replies: 10
Views: 6482

...still can´t talk.... whispering a prayer was incredible and isn´t lotus feet an incredible song? how can anyone get sounds like that out of a guitar! and wasn´t tony´s piano solo incredible.... how long did they play ... 3 hours?! and billy´s too short guitar solo was very nice (of course, so was...