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Someone said that my last post was surprisingly gentle...Char I think it was...then I stumbled across this backing track and tried a gentler approach on the old Variax 700 which has been on sabbatical for nearly a year ....set to Telecaster...bridge pick up.....wail way
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Uploaded: Jan 10, 2012 - 02:54:05 PM
Last Updated: Jan 14, 2012 - 11:58:22 AM Last Played: Jul 25, 2016 - 09:55:36 PM
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Philip18 said 2165 days ago (January 10th, 2012)
Gently blue
Very cool, Chris. Nice lines you're playing. Love the tone you're getting. What does "set to Telecaster" mean? How do you do that? Much enjoyed!
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Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
Variax 700 is the top of the line
model of the Line 6 modelling guitar range...well it will be until they introduce the new range later this year...it has n onboard processor which allows it to imitate up to 26 different guitars with different pickup settings....it's a cool tool and impersonates the guitars very well....opinions are divided about modelling guitars but then what would Beethoven or Bach do with a modern day electronic keyboard ?

Thanks for the kind words.

Chris
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Char said 2165 days ago (January 10th, 2012)
Are you
channeling B B King? Wow! Soulful, moody and sensual. Impressive, Chris. Thanks so much. Wow!
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Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
It was one of those
times when everything just clicked into place AND I just happened to have hit the record button....thanks Char......

Chris
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alackbass said 2165 days ago (January 10th, 2012)
Gently Blue
I considered purchasing a Variax for a time. I have a friend with one. Endless possibilities and fun. This is some of your cleanest playing I've heard. A very good setting for you.
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Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
I actually considered selling it last
year because I had bought the banjo and Epiphone ES175....boy am I glad that I did not......pitched through the little Vox VT 15 tube amp
gives it a whole new dimension .....and thanks for the comment

Cheers

Jarvo
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neilh79 said 2164 days ago (January 11th, 2012)
Gently Blue
Really really nice blues, that Variax is awesome great sound.
Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
Sounds better through the
little tube amp than through its own assigned Line 6 Spider ll....does not figure !

Thanks for dropping in.

Jarvo
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CIASM_ZENABI_ said 2164 days ago (January 11th, 2012)
gently blue
nice laid back feel reminds me of sunny beaches. considered choice of notes. cheers graham
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Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
Well hello there,welcome aboard
the Jarvoid page....thanks for dropping in and if it's sunny beaches than great stuff....I thank the backing track for making me slow it all down a bit...

Cheers
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richard13 said 2164 days ago (January 11th, 2012)
Fabulous Chris
This is wonderful, bluesy, blooze played by a soulful, sensitive guy who would have us all believe he's a comic. Very fine playing man. Instant fave and d/l.
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Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
Well I can't be
daft as a brush ALL the time ..........well yes I can actually ..I think I just hit a great setting betwixt guitar and amp ....in fact I haven't altered any of the dials and must make a note of them.....even I was a little surprised at the playback....the Missus said "is that really you on the guitar...really"

Thanks Richard,kind words .

Jarvo
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gadzooks said 2164 days ago (January 11th, 2012)
Gently Blue
Chris! My fav from you so far. Clean playing with feel! You just let it happen!
Cheers
SG
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Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
Actually...that is the way
this came about...hit record played backing track...jammed along ,played back and was amazed at what I heard ...so I shared .....simples.

Thanks for dropping in...

CJ
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TvRicky said 2164 days ago (January 11th, 2012)
Chi Town Blue
Wells street blue so deep and tanged with the feel of humanities trials..Drum emphasis and exclamation heard..Guitar says it all..

TvRicky
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Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
Thanks TvRicky...
just a jam to a backing track but it was the right jam, the right backing track and everything else had to fall in with the rightness of everything else.....

Cheers

Jarvo
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Doug Somers said 2164 days ago (January 11th, 2012)
Got the blues so bad
Wow Jarvo, this is full of soul. Wail on man! Nicely played. Emotion connected to the fingers without figuring anything out in the mind - it sings!

Doug

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Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
That ,Doug ..is the
nail hit firmly on the head,I think that I am more of an "instinctive"
player...this will never be played by me like this again...similar or a totally different set of riffs to the same backing track......

Thanks for the kind comment...means a lot

CJ
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SylviaD said 2164 days ago (January 11th, 2012)
This is
a view into one more side of your vast versatility. Gorgeous!
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Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
Oh dear God....no
not a window in the side of my head ...it's like an Hieronymous Busch
painting in there....not for the faint hearted....occasionally something nice slips out.....not often though ...

CJ
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tf10music said 2164 days ago (January 11th, 2012)
i think this is
the best tone I've heard out of a guitar of yours. Those bends just weep, man. Blues at its hazy best.
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Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
You are probably right....
I just played what sounded where it should be and
was surprised,nay ,astonished at the result....glad you enjoyed


Cheers

Jarvo
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jibes said 2163 days ago (January 12th, 2012)
Gently Blue
Being a guitar player you know I like this. Great chops man!
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Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
Well I always feel
a bit queay and uneasy when proper guitarists hear my stuff....I have no illusions ,but this one does work doesn't it...

Thanks mate,
Cheers

Jarvo
Check out my latest song called Port Arthur Blues
RochaMalhada said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
Blues Traditional
Man great tone for this piece, and nice picking. didn't even know...

Way to go Chris.

. - Harold
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Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
Sometimews the little ones
break through and get big ...this was one ...just played to a backing track ...and the tone helped...I have never heard the Variax through a tube amp before...so Thanks for listening.Andfor the comment..

Cheers

Jarvo
Check out my latest song called Port Arthur Blues
abzwork said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
Gently Blue...
I luv hearing "Fun" being had, and I can feel your smile here...a wonderful canvas for a Maja-Flava session...yes, Par Excellance my friend, I'm luvin' it...:):):)peace
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Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
Yup,it was
pure fun and the better part was that it sounded half decent as well....Cheers and thanks for the drop in.

Jarvo
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Narad said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
Gently Blue
Beautiful gentle and blue play ! :)
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Jarvoid said 2162 days ago (January 13th, 2012)
Hey,thanks for dropping
in and leaving a comment,Cheers mate

Chris
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egobandit said 2161 days ago (January 14th, 2012)
down and bluesy
like the echo on the guitar, played with heart would love to hear some singing on this!
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Jarvoid said 2161 days ago (January 14th, 2012)
Well if someone wanrts to have a go
at singing ....way to go...I don't think I have the pipes for it ..but hey,thanks for stopping in and having a dekko.

Cheers

Jarvo
Check out my latest song called Port Arthur Blues
Loob said 2161 days ago (January 14th, 2012)
Wail away!
This floats in a sea of blue! Nice jammin!
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Jarvoid said 2161 days ago (January 14th, 2012)
Thanks very much....
glad to have you over ...thanks for the comment and the fave......I get what the faves are about now !...only nearly 4 years in....doh !!


Cheers

jarvo
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KCsGROOVE said 2160 days ago (January 15th, 2012)
gently
some real fine playing here :-)
That guitar looks cool!
Enjoyed!
KC
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Jarvoid said 2160 days ago (January 15th, 2012)
Thanks KC
I get one right now and again........the guitar is a great piece of kit ...26 guitars in one ....really cool....


Jarvo
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FEEL said 2159 days ago (January 16th, 2012)
What a nice blues
This would make a nice slow dance. A lot of feel and I'm digging every note.... kind of "Since I've Been Lov'n You" to it.
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Jarvoid said 2159 days ago (January 16th, 2012)
H i
this has got me a few new listeners ..which is nice ..I will boogy over to your gaf and have a decko but in the meantime thanks for stopping by and for the comment...nice

Jarvo
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PockBluesman said 2158 days ago (January 17th, 2012)
Best yet
I've waited so bloody long for you to stop mucking about and show everyone what I hear at my house on butty days. This is your best yet. Bloody harmonics you show off. Did you do those intentionally or was it feedback from getting your underpants elastic caught in the tremolo. Good one me old Son
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Jarvoid said 2157 days ago (January 18th, 2012)
Well I got into the
"zone" for once when I had the recorder running...and I forgot it was on...so the "observed effect " was not working.......it happens once in a blue moon....!
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