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One of Blog Of Tone’s intrepid writers has been playing the role of David Gilmour in a Pink Floyd tribute band for a few years now. Yes, we know, big shoes to fill. As he revealed in Part 1 and Part 2 of the story (which you should definitely read before starting on this! Part […]
When one of Blog Of Tone’s esteemed writers got the call to play David Gilmour in a Pink Floyd tribute band, he didn’t quite realize how life-consuming this new ‘hobby’ would be. From learning the songs to picking a rig that would do the job, to practicing, and practicing, and practicing, it was a huge […]
Playing guitar in a tribute band is about more than memorizing parts note for note. Especially when the band is Pink Floyd, and the guitarist is David Gilmour. You’ve got to be able to master the tones, the moods, the spaced-out massiveness of the legendary solos – and the Floyd nerds who know every note […]
One of the best things about being a guitar player is that moment when you genuinely manage to recreate a sound, a tone, a riff, or a solo by a guitarist you love. But sounding like your heroes is not easy, and of course it’s about your fretboard skills and technique as much as it […]
Have you ever been onstage, half way through a song and realized you desperately needed to tweak your amp’s tone? We know the feeling too, and it’s a bummer, isn’t it? Well, it used to be – now there’s a new solution that lets you tweak your sounds wirelessly, wherever you are: on the stage, […]
Guitar solos might be less fashionable than they were a generation ago, but they’re still full of a musical mojo that pulls us in every single time. The best solos just seem to have some kind of primal attraction that guitarists – and music fans in general – simply can’t resist. Today, then, we take […]