50+: More reflections on turning 50:
I guess a person naturally wonders (when faced with turning half a hundred) how and why things ended up the way they did. Seems natural to look back...don’t know if it’s healthy...but I bet a lot of folks do it.
Music in general and rock music in particular have been a major driving force in my life since I took up the guitar at the age of 13...or 14...not sure really. It’s a pretty standard story: a young punk can’t quite find an identity for himself...sees some band on T.V. (in my case Kiss) and the light bulb goes off! My older brother was the smart one;...
Primary recording methods used on my tracks: Most of my tracks are leads recorded at home over public domain backing tracks created by fellow online jammers or by me. I have two small children and a wife, living in an urban condo, so micing an amp is an impractical method for me -- almost everything except the occasional acoustic track is recorded direct to a computer, "silently" within the home.
The search for good tone using this method is an ongoing process. I 've progressed through a Digitech multi-fx pedal, a PodXT and on to a Damage Control Womanizer pedal as primary tone generatorsl to get the sound I'm after. Each of the tool...
Check out all my band links...:: I currently play with several bands,just wanted to share some links.
FunkyTim (my solo page , full calendar , pics , much more)
Minor Dischord (groove rock - Stockton ,CA)
the 209 All Stars (party/jam/variety band - Modesto , CA)
Off The Hook (R&B/rock/soul revue - Modesto , CA)
Thanks for listening.