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Monday Morning Improvisational Guitar #4

November 4th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

Monday Morning Guitar Improv

An old friend saw one of these videos and actually liked what he heard enough to send me a track of stuff *he’s* been working on – “It needs a solo.”

Whoa. Uh, I’m nowhere near ready for that!

That being said, I’m now very much itching to get my four-track repaired – and to start practicing out of my arpeggio book again.

Monday Morning Improvisational Guitar #3

October 28th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

Monday Morning Guitar Improv

As I get back in the habit of playing every day, the more eager I get to start working once again on compositions – but my fingers aren’t sure enough, yet despite how quickly my version of “chops” returned.

So many things learned poorly, so many old habits back that need to be hammered away.

WORK!

Monday Morning Improvisational Guitar #2
Plus a Theme

October 21st, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

Monday Morning Guitar Improv

I already feel things loosening up. So much so that I thought I’d share this goofy little theme I stumbled across:

Monday Morning Guitar Improv

Yeah! Still a looooong ways to go …

Bruce Norton, a Digitech RDS 800, the Harmonic Minor, and Me

October 14th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

Monday Morning Guitar Improv

I’ve been playing guitar with varying degrees of seriousness, now, for almost 25 years.

Knowing that, you’d think I’d be way better at it than I am but the key part of that statement, above is “varying degrees of seriousness.”

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Sound –
Hey, That’s Not What I Ordered! – Pleasureboaters

May 13th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

Neumos

It’s November, 2007 and at my suggestion, my 12 year-old daughter, Mel, is busy shoving wads of toilet paper into her ear canals.

It’s her first rock concert, you see, and we’ve already walked 20+ blocks from the ferry terminal in downtown Seattle to a place called “Neumos” and here I went and forgot the earplugs.

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Taking You Out for a Spin

May 9th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

This Immortal Coil clear vinyl patterns

I’ve really been enjoying my record collection now that I have a new turntable (a Pro-Ject Debut Carbon – incredible value for the price) and, from time to time, have encountered a few aspects of listening to rekkids that you just don’t get with any other medium – especially with the now ubiquitous digital files!

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Sound –
My First Pop Record: Blondie – “Parallel Lines”

April 22nd, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

In early spring of this year, I returned to my hometown for a short visit with family and friends. During the visit, I managed to collect two recordings of my youth, one of which is the first, full-length, pop-music album I ever purchased: Blondie’s “Parallel Lines.”

Blondie - Parallel LinesBlondie - Parallel Lines

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Sound –
Werner Müller and His Orchestra – “Percussion In The Sky”

April 15th, 2013 by Corey A. Edwards

In early spring of this year, I returned to my hometown for a short visit with family and friends. During the visit, I managed to collect two recordings of my youth, one of which is the album I can pinpoint as having been instrumental (*snicker*) in awakening my interest in sound.

Werner Müller and His Orchestra - Percussion In The SkyWerner Müller and His Orchestra - Percussion In The Sky

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American Idle – Part the Second; Still In The Basement

June 30th, 2012 by Corey A. Edwards

 

Sharon's Basement 2006

 

The last few months have seen my return to music creation at the cost of much else in my life. I remain obsessed with regaining – and then hopefully surpassing – all past musical endeavors and, as such, have spent much time in pouring through the audio diary I’ve kept (more off than on these last five years) since 1991.

Thinking quite correctly that the better bits would be at the end rather than the beginning, I started transferring the most recent tapes to digital and sifting through the resulting tracks for nuggets with which to kick start the practice and aim of my renewed passion.

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You Spin Me Right Round

April 21st, 2012 by Corey A. Edwards

Record Store Day!

 

Back before you could steal music from the internet, you actually had to go to the effort to drive all of the way into town to shoplift it from a store. And if you were into vinyl, it was a bitch to get that shit under your shirt without anyone noticing.

Oh, record stores, how I miss your once, near ubiquity.

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