How To Play Surf guitar using Free VST plugins

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Did you ever want to record authentic sounding surfguitar and never found a good plugin to achieve that ‘surf sound’ with your guitar? Cranked up the reverb..? Searched for plugins creating the sound? Well,.. there’s no need to do this. In fact, lot’s of reverb won’t get you there in the first place. And there’s  … Read more

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Sing Me A Song (acoustic demo)

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Today I felt inspired to do a short acoustic song. Instead of recording a full version in the studio, I recorded a (demo) version on video. It’s available on Youtube. I’ve recorded it using my Sony Cybershot camera and afterwards did some minor editing using Sony Movie Studio. Some compression added on the audio but other  … Read more

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Miserable – official video out now!

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It’s a cartoon. It tells it all. Simple story. Happens so many times. Here’s the official videoclip for the first official release of the Solid Rock Blues Band, “Miserable”.  To read more about the release, the recording and links where to buy or stream click here.   Miserable – Solid Rock Blues Band. Download the  … Read more

New (first) single release Solid Rock Blues Band!

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Today we’ve released our first, official, single at BandCamp, Audiomack and SoundCloud. The single, an original song written bij Rudy & James, is available for download for only US$ 0.70. You can stream it for free on all sites mentioned of course. The song is a more-or-less acoustic folk-rock song, recorded at the ZolderStudio. The  … Read more

Recording using Linux is not professional!

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Some time ago I was discussing recording software with an online friend of mine. He stated that “none of the professional studios uses Linux”. Or similar words. Is that so? Is recording using Linux not professional?  I happen to have a ‘recording career’ at my home studio using Windows software. I’ve used many programs over  … Read more

Every Guitar has it’s own song .. SAMICK Greg Bennett GD-101

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Some time ago I heard a guitarplayer say, when he got a new guitar, “I’m curious what songs this guitar will teach me”. I happen to agree with that. Everytime I pick up another guitar, songs come out that couldn’t have happened on a different guitar.. This week I’ve bought a new guitar at an  … Read more

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Amazing Grace (Gospel Country Rock Hymn) – Free Download

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I “grew up in church” (Reformed Church) and love these old hymn’s. I’m still a believer. Though some of my opinions have changed over the years. I’ve left the church of my youth and am visiting another church (Baptist) these days after wandering trough some different directions. In Baptist chruches they play and sing more  … Read more

Newspaper (Sucker for a Sad Story)

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We’ve released a new song this week: “Newspaper (Sucker for a Sad Story)”. The song is based on some real life encounters with people “living on the streets”. It’s a free download. Some details about the instruments and recording: – Drums: FXpansion ECO Drums – Guitars: Gretsch g5420t Electromatic – Bass: Harley Benton MM 84A  … Read more

People from Russia seem to like us a lot, …

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The past few days this website was having a lot of interest from Russia. Over 4,000 “visits” from our friends in Eastern Europe. I think perhaps a blog wrote a raving review about our songs, .. or, .. erhm,.. no. It seems most hits came from a series of ip-adresses to some specific page. The  … Read more