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A bit of home recording

I’ve been collaborating with singer/songwriter Ell Phillips, who asked me to put some pedal steel on her recordings. This has meant I’ve had to get a bit better at the home recording process. I’ve got a Zoom R16 which is

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Pedals : A revelation or the bleeding obvious?!

Since getting my universal pedal steel one of the things I’ve had to struggle with is accurately getting my foot onto one or two of seven pedals, instead of three on my E9 guitar. I knew this was going to

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Sweet The Love That Meets Return by Peter James Millson

[Update] Pete is working on his next album and has made ‘Sweet the Love That Meets Return’ available for download as part of his PledgeMusic campaign. Well, what are you waiting for?!.. Sweet The Love That Meets Return by Peter

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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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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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