Category: Lap Steel

A bustle deep in Ossian Mews. Twin green doors pass smokey belches. Innumerable cheap French lager cans discarded within; a bottle of clear liquid, Serbian, perhaps. Cheesy puffs. Magnetic tape. Arpeggiators. Man with makeshift ultra-violet scanner examines with mischievous glee. …

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Mike Neer released an album last year called ‘Steelonious‘ – a bunch of Thelonious Monk tunes arranged for lap steel. I think it’s one of my favourite steel guitar albums ever. Great band and great steel playing!   These are …

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This guy, Bilal Khalif ¬†is writing some really great blog posts on getting complex chord changes out of the lap steel. He’s been tackling a bunch of jazz standards and working out how to play the melodies and chords.. Basic …

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Thanks to Peter Churchill from Americana UK! “a finely balanced body of work that is a credit to Danny, producer Chris Clarke and all the many who have contributed to this terrific example of collaborative working at its best.” http://americana-uk.com/danny-the-champions-of-the-world-brilliant-light-loose-music-2017 …

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I bought an ebow recently, what brilliant¬†things they are! Using the little Rickenbacher lap steel   I’ve been having a great time recording ambient, sustained, I dont know how to describe them, ‘ebowey’ tunes!