The Alt.Country Club 33: Thirty Three and a Third

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  1. Desolation Angel

    Desolation Angel Supporting Member

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    I managed to snag a Stephen Stern built G6128 in cadillac green last Christmas time... love that guitar. LOVE. It.
     
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    Sometimes I feel that this thread is like a group of squatters who've taken over a building and are trying to stay under the radar, but still want to communicate somewhat loudly.

    As for amps for everyday use, I'm looking into a DV Mark Guitar Friend 12 II. Small and light. 12 inch speaker 50 watts.
     
  3. waylon

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    what i've been using for the last 10 years or so-a tweed deluxe.
     
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    There's a talented singer songwriter in town that we've talked about doing a project together. She's very much in the Alt-C vein, but I know I would just be overwhelmed. I'd really like to do it but I know I'd be doing her a disservice by even attempting it.
     
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    one thing is for sure IF you don't give it a try you will never know how you would fare
     
  6. Braunzo

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    The problem is the time in even giving it a try. Between rock camps I run, two bands with regular gigs, an original project in the works, a four year old, my own school schedule, and then my day job(s)... It's just not in the cards, unfortunately.
     
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    That dude was an island of awesome in a sea of Kids Music awfulness.

    BIG FAN
     
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    Those are stunning!!! Great choice!
     
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    My Winfield "November". It's kind of a Vox/Marshall hybrid. And you can switch between 30 and 18 watts. Really versatile amp.
     
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  10. Crowder

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    I had a Winfield amp for a while. It was the strangest thing. I liked it a lot at exactly one volume level. Anything less sounded weak and thin. Anything more sounded ratty and out of control.

    I always wondered if it was due to the torrodial transformer. I had never seen one of those used in a guitar amp before.

    Naturally I made this demo in the sweet spot, 'cause I was trying to sell the thing.

     
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    I had a GK 4x8" guitar cab back in the day. It wasn't a keeper.
     
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    Indeed/agreed.
    No kids, couldn't see it.
     
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    Yeah, it's hard to find music for kids that isn't silly or patronizing to them.
     
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    So the new ‘73 silverface Champ sounds bigger, louder and clearer than my ‘74. ‘73 has the original speaker, ‘74 has a P8R. Played them side by side. Haven’t checked the tubes in the ‘73 yet.
     
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    I survived playing Elizabeth Mitchell's music for my young daughter.

    Jody Leo (of Ted spousage) gave us a cd.

    http://youaremyflower.org/

    -bEn r.
     
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  16. Crowder

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    It wouldn't be unusual for two of those made back-to-back to sound that different, honestly. Keep the one you like more.
     
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    Interesting thread on Facebook with participation from Michael Britt of Lonestar and Jimmy Olander of Diamond Rio about using the Kemper live. I wouldn't know where to even begin with something like this...profiles? Huh?

    https://m.facebook.com/groups/211442322531283
     
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    good music for kids=The Beatles
    skip Tom Waits unless your kids are more exploratory than mine currently, lol
     
  19. Crowder

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    I think a Kemper/AxeFX/etc. make a ton of sense for bands that are playing such different venues from one day to the next.

    When Skynyrd played our local festival a few years back, they were on a tour of mostly casino rooms but also state fairs and small theaters. Once you're committed to in-ears with click and cue tracks, resisting the convenience and consistency of a modeler is sort of silly.

    It's just show business at that level, I reckon.
     
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  20. PlexiFuzz

    PlexiFuzz I know karate. Voodoo, too.

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    My oldest boy is a few months shy of 3 yrs, and his favorite for a while now is Louis Prima's, The Wildest.
     
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