Search:

Type: Posts; User: UnityGain

Page 1 of 11 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.08 seconds.

  1. Replies
    5
    Views
    983

    15" Speaker for emando

    I've been playing a fair amount of electric mandolin lately, as well as a lot of lap steel and I'm working my way up to pedal steel. I need a new amp though. And I'm wondering if I could get an amp...
  2. Replies
    45
    Views
    16,427

    Re: Gibson mando/tenor SG custom

    Words. fail. me.

    I think its lottery ticket time.
  3. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,562

    Re: Anyone carry stage lighting?

    I'm about to get some small lights to help light up our corner (its not exatly a stage) in a dark bar. All I'm going to do is get some small hardware store clamp lights with alu reflectors and a few...
  4. Replies
    50
    Views
    4,577

    Re: If you hadnt picked up the mando...

    Well, The mandolin was my very first instrument (excepted an EXTREAMELY ill fated violin expeince at 6 years old) oh and a not quite as ill fated bass experience for two months before mandolin.
    ...
  5. Re: In this time of constant bad news.........some mandolin humor

    Enjoy!
  6. Re: In this time of constant bad news.........some mandolin humor

    Chuck Norris doesn't play tremolo, he just holds his pick while the mandolin shakes in fear.
  7. Replies
    12
    Views
    13,356

    Re: Best Volume/Wah Pedal?

    Oh sorry, I forgot to mention that I DO want to be able to do volume swells and have continously variable volume ala volume knob on an electric instrument. Thanks for the suggestions though.
  8. Replies
    12
    Views
    13,356

    Best Volume/Wah Pedal?

    Hey, I think I'm going to go for a volume pedal for my mandolin to use to control my lead vs rythum volume and am looking for a good volume pedal. I've also been messing around with a wah pedal with...
  9. Thread: Mann #102

    by UnityGain
    Replies
    22
    Views
    3,872

    Re: Mann #102

    Charley man, thats not nice. I should not have been allowed to see that. Its way prettier than I imagined it was...

    -Ben from NY

    (its all good though, our bass player just left so I'm going...
  10. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,137

    Re: Mann EM-5 not staying in tune

    also, allways tune UP to pitch. When your tuning if you go sharp of the pitch your looking for instead of just turing the tuner back a little bit, you have to go back down below the target pitch and...
  11. Replies
    52
    Views
    8,397

    Re: What is your go to main axe make and model?

    Don't know the make and model, but its definatly my "go to" axe. Its got a great chop and really cuts through when you need it to. A real banjo killer too.

    (sorry, I couldn't resist, its been...
  12. Replies
    44
    Views
    7,922

    Re: Inovative bridge design

    All satire aside, I've been (somewhat) contemplating a variation on this idea for a crazy washtub bass prodject I've been dreaming of. Its just so crazy that it just might work!


    Oh and Bill, I...
  13. Re: Personal observations over several decades of live work

    Ever seen Railroad Earth live? Those guys know what it takes to get a really, really great live sound setup. Each member has their own rack, with preamps, eqs, effects, etc... They have it down...
  14. Replies
    5
    Views
    2,175

    Re: tricks when playing in a key

    I think that the basic thing to realize is that ALL the keys are just different versions of the same fundimental logic. All the fundimental musical ideas that you use in C are the same as you would...
  15. Thread: Whajagit?

    by UnityGain
    Replies
    118
    Views
    9,119

    Re: Whajagit?

    I gotta DBX 1231 Dual 31 Band Graphic Eq, and its the big three rackspace one that has the long sliders too! Now my PA is nearly complete!
  16. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,128

    Re: Testing String Tension

    yeah, I know how to calculate string tension, but I want to feel not calculate it. I have no idea what 23.467 lbs of tension feels like compared to 21.530 lbs of tension, or when a string gets to...
  17. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,128

    Testing String Tension

    I'm contemplating a longer scale lower tuned electric mandolin, but want to get some idea of what the fingering will be like and how stiff/floppy string guages will be. I was wondering, if I use a...
  18. Replies
    1
    Views
    819

    Re: Amplification revisited

    thats always a great feeling when you can finally get the right stage sound. I never found it with my acoustic, but I now use a solid body electiric, and though I dont like the sound as much, I find...
  19. Re: Duncan Custom Mini Humbucker for Mandolin Experience?

    let us know what he says, because he might very well end up building two because I might want one too. So might others. Adjustable pole peices is one of my requirements as well. Drop in to...
  20. Replies
    15
    Views
    3,291

    Re: Dueling emandos?

    I think an 5 string emando player and a 8 string player would be pretty neat playing together.
  21. Replies
    28
    Views
    4,048

    Re: Stage presence

    I always like the old line, "now I'm going to play you a song that sounds a little somthing like this.... well, actually it sounds exactly like this..."

    I dont care about stage banter as long as...
  22. Thread: Open Strings

    by UnityGain
    Replies
    5
    Views
    1,261

    Re: Open Strings

    I've learned mandolin while playing in a band that uses some awkward keys a fair amount so I've gotten used to playing in closed position a lot. the problem is that I dont use open strings enough. ...
  23. Re: Duncan Custom Mini Humbucker for Mandolin Experience?

    Oh man. I want that. I'd love to get a adjustable pole peice humbucker in my mandobird VIII. But then I'd still be stuck with that giant uncomfortable neck. If only it wasnt $160, I'd get it right...
  24. Replies
    96
    Views
    40,051

    Re: Learning the fretboard

    Here are a few peices of advice.

    Learn your intervals. Understand chord construction. Figure out what notes are the 1, 3 and 5 of all the chords you know. You can play them anywhere on the...
  25. Replies
    80
    Views
    10,059

    Re: Electric Mandolins Are They Dead?

    darn, just when I was hopeful that I would be the only one out there playing an emando, its all just a hoax.

    Speaking of which, I need to wire some money to an oil tycoon in nigeria so I can make...
Results 1 to 25 of 255
Page 1 of 11 1 2 3 4