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Tuning by Harmonics

This information is courtesy of James Crowbear, taken from the British Steelies website Before tuners, tuning by harmonics was the way start by tuning your Es ( 4&8 ) w: pedals A&B down to 440, 441 or 442 whichever you

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Half Pedalling on the A Pedal

Half pedalling is something I’ve kind of steered away from. Always seemed a bit inaccurate, a bit risky, a bit of a fudge. But steel players can’t get enough changes. The more changes, the more options. And each single change

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4 picks versus 3

I have recently changed from using three picks to four. Why Bother? The reason why I changed is because I have a 12 string Uni coming my way and from what I’ve seen of C6 players and Uni players, most

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Volume pedals continued

So I posted a little while back about volume pedals. Since then I’ve had to change the pot in my Goodrich a few times and I’m getting a bit annoyed with it. So I splashed out and got myself a

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V – I progressions

The last couple of posts have been a bit dry, this one’s about learning one’s way around the pedal steel guitar. The V – I chord progression is a mainstay of western music and if you can play round it

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