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Hack Guitar Playing

Yeah, so I’ve been playing longer than my skills show for it, but its a good way to make noise. Started way back at a ‘College Prep’ 2 week summer camp that I was attending (called ‘S.P.E.C.’ (South Piedmont Educational Consortium) at Pfeiffer University (located in where else of all places, Misenheimer, NC)). 

This other attendee dude was playing the intro to “More Than a Feeling” on his beat up acoustic guitar and I was like ‘cool’. I had a old guitar but didn’t know how to play it, but i brought that thing back the second week of camp and picked up some stuff from him. So, thank you to the unnamed and unknown S.P.E.C. Dude. More recently, my playing has been influenced by Scholz, Satch, Vai, EVH, Ace, Ty Tabor, Rex Carroll, RR and Michael Sweet. Oh, and Oz Fox, Tony Palacios, Ken Tamplin, SRV, Kirk Hammett and those Skynyrd boys.


Sunny Day Lead Improv \\ 2:58 min. \\ 22mb

Sinewy guitar over chugging power chords, but listen for the wrong notes (hey, i was improvising over the rhythm, making it up (and making mistakes) as i went!)

Burnt Orange \\ :53 sec. \\ 13mb

Mixdown of guitar, in style of a distorted electric lead over an acoustic playing rhythm, a la the ‘1984 rock ballad’ genre

80s Rollup \\ 2:50 min. \\ 43mb

An electric guitar groove, or as some would say, ‘noise’.

Soldiers Under Command (Cover) – Stryper \\ :56 sec. \\ 14mb

First attempt to begin to re-record this classic, rockin’ Stryper song, in progress (and thus parts missing).

Mixdown 01 \\ 1:13 min. \\ 18mb

Electric guitar (surprise) in a moody, airy space

Thursday \\ :39 sec. \\ 463kb


Distortion, dive bombs and the occasional misplaced note 

Drums Hack \\ :57 sec. \\ 122kb 


Drum machine with low quality guitar groove on top

Azure \\ :34 sec. \\ 399kb


old retro acoustic, sound and recording technology