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    Here's a clip of my tune Happy Cake. Just realized I forgot to take the Snark off

    http://youtu.be/3jfv1Gg-uFs
    Eric Skye
    My brand spanking new website

  • #2
    Wow. Loved the funky tone you got by the bridge. And that was some impressive upper-fret playing on your 12-fretter. Oh, and nice music too.
    Frog Rock Tenor Uke
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    If you know who wrote it, it ain't folk music. -- DHone
    Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts. -- Richard Feynman
    De recta non tolerandum sunt. -- Monty Python

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    • #3
      Well, here, there's a happy woman when she listens to your Happy Cake!! I love it!!
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      Sorry in advance for my "Engrish". My first language is French.

      /Misha

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      • #4
        Dayum, that was gorgeous! Killer groove, and I never knew where it was going. I started to bust out in "guitar face" just listening to it.

        Just went on Amazon and ordered Slow Moving Dog. Noticed it's on iTunes as well, but I'm a cranky old man who prefers to have CDs.
        I guess I kinda lost control, because in the middle of the play I ran up and lit the evil puppet villain on fire. No, I didn't. Just kidding. I just said that to help illustrate one of the human emotions, which is freaking out. Another emotion is greed, as when you kill someone for money, or something like that. Another emotion is generosity, as when you pay someone double what he paid for his stupid puppet.I.K.F.C.E.S.C.Potato SocietySAWG

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        • #5
          Beautiful, Eric. Very accomplished guitar work. Beautiful guitar too, BTW.

          Forgive me, but I couldn't help having flashbacks of Bill Withers' "Ain't No Sunshine".
          Three Dreads......2 Martins and 1 YamahaA fiddle, a mando, a uke, eight harmonicas, a Zoom H2, a Panasonic recorder, coupla penny whistles, an Italian made Titano accordion, three handguns, at least a dozen chess sets, more power tools than Bob Vila, and one old Westclox "Big Ben" wind-up alarm clock that still works! Oh, BTW, I forgot to mention my ocarina and maracas.

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          • #6
            Always amazed at what you can do on a guitar Eric! Wonderful tune
            Bob
            Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. -- Dr. Seuss
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            • #7
              Damn....I liked that A LOT! Knockwood nailed it...I never knew where it was going either, but everywhere it went sounded new and compelling! Very 'bitey/edgy' sound from the guitar and awesome wonky wobbly notes/bends (you can probably see I've been studying up on technical guitar terms.. )

              Bravo!
              "You shouldn't make me sound like I'm knocking you....for someone who doesn't know how to play guitar, you play really well..."
              (Yeah my GF again...)

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              • #8
                Excellent, Eric, but I like your trio version of Happy Cake even better...the three of you sound so good together!

                In the event you three get the urge for a "Live" album, ya gotta include this!

                God(s) bless the rest of the world(s), too

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                • #9
                  Some more butt-kickin' Trio stuff...

                  God(s) bless the rest of the world(s), too

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                  • #10
                    Eric, I shared some of the trio videos over at Mandolin Cafe, where the three of y'all have SERIOUS fans, and was asked:

                    - what mics?
                    - what mixer, what amp, what speakers?
                    - recording post mixer?
                    - recording what came out of the speakers?
                    - post recording mixing?
                    - pre recording mixing?
                    - regarding the previous two questions: what, how and how much?

                    Told them I'd ask ya.
                    God(s) bless the rest of the world(s), too

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                    • #11
                      Damn Eric - that was cool.

                      Very funky - yellow shoes funky.

                      For the record, I have your trio CD - but I prefer your solo stuff. You are like Prince - you don't need the Revolution.

                      Try flipping that Snark on the other side of the headstock - it doesn't stick out as bad and it's actually easier to see IMO. The Snark people should be paying you.

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                      • #12
                        Seriously, though, where is the cake? I got all excited and ****************, and grabbed a big glass of milk, and then hit Play and there's just some dude playing guitar. No cake. Total bait and switch scam, man.

                        I was tricked.
                        I guess I kinda lost control, because in the middle of the play I ran up and lit the evil puppet villain on fire. No, I didn't. Just kidding. I just said that to help illustrate one of the human emotions, which is freaking out. Another emotion is greed, as when you kill someone for money, or something like that. Another emotion is generosity, as when you pay someone double what he paid for his stupid puppet.I.K.F.C.E.S.C.Potato SocietySAWG

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                        • #13
                          Eric is a bad mother - shut your mouth.

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                          • #14
                            Thank you for all the nice comments

                            ....

                            For the record, I have your trio CD - but I prefer your solo stuff. You are like Prince - you don't need the Revolution. ...


                            I'm still some trio gigs around town, with drums instead of mando, but I have a renewed focus on solo guitar for the next few years. In june I have my first solo guitar record in six years coming out. It's going to be called A Different Kind Of Blue. I've arranged the whole Kind Of Blue record for solo guitar. So I'm looking forward to that.

                            Thanks again
                            Eric Skye
                            My brand spanking new website

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                            • #15
                              Thank you for all the nice comments



                              I'm still some trio gigs around town, with drums instead of mando, but I have a renewed focus on solo guitar for the next few years. In june I have my first solo guitar record in six years coming out. It's going to be called A Different Kind Of Blue. I've arranged the whole Kind Of Blue record for solo guitar. So I'm looking forward to that.

                              Thanks again


                              I'm looking forward to it.

                              Keep us posted.

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