Sometimes, I Do Play Guitar…

The last week of July, I wanted to do a lot of recordings for the Guitare Live website on which I’m active for several years now. Until recently, I used to try to build real compositions  with several layers of guitar, several captures, etc… Recently, I wanted to explore the spontaneous side of the guitar playing:

  • I listen to the BT twice or three times.
  • I press record.
  • 2 or 3 one-shots recording.
  • I retain my favorite one.

Well as I had to giveback the camcorder I used to have, I took a little cheap camera to shot some videos.

The following video allowed a G-live user to detect a huge weakness on my left hand position…  One day I may tell you how I almost lost my middle finger and why now I use the forefinger and the ring finger to protect this poor bastard!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vv2Y0E7f0mY[/youtube]

This video was shot for a contest with a nice prize: a Gibson SG. The drawing hasn’t been performed yet… Dammit, I want an SG!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6T09lllLsA[/youtube]

Some random guitar playing? I listened to the BT twice to catch the harmonic landscape… As I couldn’t find patterns and licks to put in, I chose to let the fingers run quite randomly on the fretboard, and I relied on my foot and the wah wah beneath to get something more expressive.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCnjIF42eJg[/youtube]

Next post: The Lapsteel Improvisation.

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