I recently had a chat with with Ethan Davies for Manchunian Matters about a collaborative project run by good friend, and regular collaborator, Jay Plent. We talk about collaboration, trust and the virus. Here's a snippet: "01010111 01100101 00100000 01101100 01101001 01110110 01100101 00100000 01100010 01111001 00100000 00110000 01110011 00100000 01100001 01101110 01100100 00100000 00110001 … Continue reading Collabavirus: Making Music in the Digital-Only World [Manchunian Matters]
Here's a collaboration between myself and filmmaker/photographer Laura Elmer. Laura joined me to capture images during my recent DAWless livestream. This stream featured a bunch of sequenced loops and sampled hits, as well as a thumb piano. Here are some of our favourite images. Here's a peak at the camera kit. Laura used a Canon … Continue reading Livestream Photoshoot – 8.4.20
A new episode of the LTGuitarist Podcast, talking about ways we can maintain a reasonable income stream regardless of outside situations, global or local. Y'know, like the Coronavirus... Listen on... SpotifyGoogle PodcastsBreakerAnchorOvercastThere's probablya few I've missed, so feel free to search on any app you're using. Let me know if I'm not there, I can … Continue reading Income Diversity for Musicians
Here's something to distract all you guitarists during this weird lockdown. Every Monday I'm going to post a new weekly challenge for you to beat - it goes out to YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and TikTok. You can't escape it. https://youtu.be/6cVsTj1OcrY Who knows, this could go on for some time...
Today is the first day in several years where I've not deliberately uploaded a video to YouTube...
Did you know you can bow a crisp? Nope, me neither.
https://youtu.be/HGg7NkEMbjc Review of Boss' new digital delay pedal, the DD-200. Includes demos of some of it's sounds and a guide to the pedal's functions. More info from the Boss website:https://www.boss.info/global/products/dd-200/ Affiliate links:- Reverb.com: https://reverb.com/uk/refer-a-friend/liam-t-26- Amazon: https://amzn.to/2SQc0Wt Instruments used:Cort M600t & KX508MS through Line 6 HD POD Pro;Korg Monologue.
https://youtu.be/Y44ieu62_Kg Where is the best place to put your delay pedal to get the cleanest, best-possible-sounding delay sounds? The signal chain for guitar effects isn't always straightforward, especially if you want super clear delay sounds.
https://youtu.be/pLLYUJOffw0 This week's video is me showing off my guitars in roughly the order I got them and silently wondering: do I have too many guitars? I'm also talking about each guitar's origin story, mods, seeing if they work, playing a bit, generally enjoying my own company. Some of the dates I mention don't match … Continue reading Do I Have Too Many Guitars?