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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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grips

another simple thing I’ve practised a lot recently is just playing grips, and moving between grips. To be an effective accompanist you need to be able to play chords quickly and cleanly and this is pretty hard to do at

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metronome

Wow almost a year since my last post, very slack! Then Dave from the British Steelies Society said he’d read by blog and that it could be useful to other fledgling steelies. So I thought I’d try and catch up

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