Category Archives: Music and Guitar

Posts about music, guitars, amplifiers, new songs, etc.

TDPRI Backing Track Challenge

This is just a lead recorded to a backing track posted on tdpri.com, the Telecaster forum. It is my Telecaster on the bridge pickup through the Deluxe model in Tonelib GFX. Here’s another one for a different challenge: That’s my … Continue reading

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Ain’t No Mountain . . .

Yesterday, Craig and I got together and played most of the day. I had stripped down my cajon kit to the 13″ New Beat hi-hats, a 15″ Sabian HHX Studio Crash that I used as a ride cymbal (it also … Continue reading

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From 2012

Craig found a CD of stuff we had done in 2012. Here’s a track that I don’t think I have posted before. It’s a version of “Satisfaction” by the Rolling Stones: I don’t remember what guitar, amp, or cymbals this … Continue reading

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New Snare and New Tracks

My cajon-based mini drum kit is now complete with the addition of a 10″ Gretsch Blackhawk Mighty Mini snare. Here it is: Today, I went out to Craig’s to try out the new kit. We recorded a bunch of stuff. … Continue reading

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Meinl Direct Drive Cajon Pedal

I am working on turning my cajon into a mini drum kit. I have a Meinl low hi-hat stand on order (it is backordered until August) but I have received a very innovative Meinl Direct Drive cajon pedal.  It doesn’t … Continue reading

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Funky One Chord Jam

This track was an experiment. I wanted to see if I could play cajon with my left hand while playing a ride cymbal with my right.  It turns out that I can! This is almost 8:00 minutes long and it … Continue reading

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In Search of a Pickguard

My Casino came without a pickguard.  A lot of people take them off and then they get lost.  I wanted mine to have one, for two reasons.  One, when I finger pick I tend to anchor my hand on my … Continue reading

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