Author: Sweeps

Soul Motion Postcard

The guys from Soul Motion asked for a postcard they could hand out for gigs. Sticking to the theme I used one of the old pics I really liked and played with some of the text they gave me. Soul Motion Band…

Dylan Cover

My gear in 2006 I Shall Be Released -Cover Here is a cover I did in my basement with Pro Tools 6. The drums needs work as well as the opening but …eh, whatever. It was one of my first…

Carpal Tunnel Surgery

So after 30 years of playing guitar I ended up with Carpal tunnel in both hands. Initially I thought it was from using heavy gauge strings for a few years but I was wrong. I found it was really just…

Another song “Changes”

Here is another song I wrote and recorded. Its mainly about getting older and watching your child become an adult. My friend played drums to my tracks and I thought it would be a demo for us to all learn…

Meeting Eric Clapton

  I was watching a video of Eric Clapton last night and it made me remember the time I met him. It was a thrill then and still is now 21 years later. I thought i might as well blog…

Holding on – Gary Moore

I was sitting here messing with itunes when this tune came on and I thought I would figure out the basics for a posting. Its a nice bluesy ballad with a solo in Am Pentatonic  or C major Pentatonic.  …

The Major Scale and Writing a Song with it!

The Major Scale – The Major Scale is a pattern of 7 notes repeating on the Octave, which is the first note again. To make the major scale use the pattern of WWHWWWH from any note. What that means is…