Blake Mills Stretching Out...

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  1. Hack Prophet

    Hack Prophet vile mighty wretched Silver Supporting Member

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    Guy's a monster talent but plays it close to the vest, here's a 20 minute jam with some of the most showcase guitar playing I've been able to find...Great moments throughout, gets really interesting for me at around 11:35 when he stashes the slide. Apologies if it's been posted, search didn't show anything.

     
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    very jazzy stuff. most enjoyable. thanks for posting this.
     
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    I've been saying it for years, and when videos like this pop up it only solidifies my opinion.

    Blake is one of the very best guitarists - if not musicians - on the planet.
     
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    Man that was really phenomenal... Slide playing off the charts... sounds like a combo of Derek and Ry... I need to dig out his album again
     
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    God, he really hits a sweet spot starting at around 12:45, and listen to the band come up just before the 15:00 mark…..love his playing and tone/sounds.
     
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    He's one of the best.
     
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    I really dig this one.

     
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    I love how he plays by his own rules... very inspirational! Thanks for the post..
     
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    Big fan. Thanks for sharing!
     
  10. Cuthbert

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    Freakishly good! Was that an open tuning or drop D?
     
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    Yeah, amazing player, I always love seeing clips of his playing. I really like the unpredictability of his playing.
     
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  13. Hack Prophet

    Hack Prophet vile mighty wretched Silver Supporting Member

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    I believe he's said he plays a lot of slide on his cooder-casters in open C#, and if that's the case in this video it goes to show he knows that tuning REALLY well, considering the fluidity of his improv both with and without the slide out.
     
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    Interview on WTF w/ Maron Thurs.
     
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    This guy is full of good musical surprises.
     
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    more slide please
     

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