Year: 2014

Spotify Pedal Steel Playlists

I have started listening to a load of great pedal steel playlists on Spotify check them out, and let me know if you have any others.. Pedal Steel In My Soul Cajun Steel Weird Steel Pedal Steel Steel Guitar Gold

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My First Slant

As mentioned in a previous post, I am playing my dobro/resonator in the GBDGBD tuning, which is pretty standard G. If I want to play a C chord, I go the the fifth fret where I get CEGCEG. That’s great

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First Dobro Outing

My mate Alex is (among other things) a banjo player. He’s having a party in a couple of weeks and getting some musician mates to bring instruments for an evening of folk. He sent me a few tunes to learn

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Beginning the Dobro

I got myself a Dobro (well a Wechter Sheerhorn squareneck resonator) last year. I thought it might be a nice lightweight alternative to the pedal steel for doing more acoustic gigs, or gigs where the stage isn’t that big. I

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Intonation: Vibrato

Vibrato is inextricably linked to intonation as you do both with your bar, and it can be used to smooth over any inevitable slight intonation inaccuracies. For this reason you should avoid vibrato when developing intonation as it will only

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