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Old 08-14-2010, 04:53 PM
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Default Re: Canning a guitar player

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Originally Posted by Deltadrummer View Post
I guitar player tried to test me once. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice 'Keeyantee.'

Pol,

Great Talking Heads. Man, I Ioved that band. They were great. Remain in Light was a revelation, and sound spiritual advice. :)
Guitarists' Tongues in Aspic, anyone?

Agree about TH ... so many great songs. When I first saw Stop Making Sense it blew me out of the water. The only other band movie that's blown me away like that was Floyd's Pompeii.

In the 80s I needed to adapt to that style - having to really thwack the backbeat (and everything) but I wanted something organic rather than the usual e-drum sound - so Chris Franz became my role model at the time. It's a very fat, simple and clean approach that forced me to play more accurately and consistently - because when you're not on the button in that style it sounds abysmal.

I am sooo glad the 80s are over :)
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