Author: Sweeps

Restoring a Marshall Cabinet

So I was given a Marshall 1960B 4 x 12 cabinet from a good friend. Apparently, the neighbor was going to donate it and we asked to take it. Its pretty beat up and the teenagers decided to paint it…

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

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 attempts at recording and singing.

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.  …

Remembering Dad

I made this tune one night a few months after my father passed away in 1999. It was a one off take with keys, my 91 Strat/Fralins, Marshall Dsl50, Alesis Reverb into a Roland VS-840 8 track. I later added…