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Theremin

Another thing that BJ Cole pointed out in my playing was that my vibrato stopped and started whenever my concentration was taken up by something else: pushing pedals, lever, picking. even just moving the bar. He encouraged me to try

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Ergonomics

Let’s face it, pedal steel guitars weren’t built for comfort. At least mine wasn’t, but I think they’ve come a long way since the ’60s. I’ve spent a bit of time during my recent practice sessions paying attention to what

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Lesson: BJ Cole

I went for a PSG lesson with BJ Cole, who is probably the UK’s foremost pedal steel guitar player(I’m new to the psg scene, so dont flame me if you reckon are the UK’s foremost psg player!). What a great

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6 Chords

I watched this steel tutorial the other day. Some useful stuff on there. One thing it touched on, something that I’d heard players do but hadn’t got around to trying myself was 6th chords. A sixth chord is simply a

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Technique

so I talked about how I was trying to learn how to block in my last post. Been getting more into the Jeff Newman vid. He talks about your crease line a lot as illustrated in this image: . It

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