New Tune on Banjo Ant - Widowmaker - Wine Box Guitar

Inspired by last weekend's UK cigar box festival - here's a new tune I've been working on - played on the 'Widowmaker' wine box guitar, made by Banjo Ant.

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Comment by Daddy Long Les on December 15, 2010 at 6:32am
Love it all. The CBG, the telephone, the track, the playing, the singing and the smile at the end! Well done!!

Brits can rock too you see!!!!
Comment by Jim Mitchell on November 20, 2010 at 8:10am
Man this is fantastic.... Great post!
Comment by dogfinger steve on November 15, 2010 at 5:07pm
great sound... rockin :0)
Comment by Strolling Tone on November 12, 2010 at 2:44pm
I do have a bit of compression and a little distortion added via the AW4416, which helps. And its the telephone ear-piece that I've wired up as the microphone. The lo-fi sound gave me confidence to actually record my diabolical vocals ;-)
I was messing around with eq, distortion and various mics for ages trying to get this sound then I laid my hands on the telephone handset for a fiver and job done. I figured you weren't serious about the lip syncing - but it certainly looks like I am from the vid. :-)
Comment by Norm Fasey on November 12, 2010 at 1:58pm
Blimey it is sensitive. I was considering a pignose megaphone. http://www.pignoseamps.com/index.php?disp=detail&subcat=megapho.... Also picked up a vintage Pignose amp from ebay the other day. Wonder what my voice would sound like through it? I should imagine you could also get a similar sound with your pod Rackmount and a Shure sm57? I was only kidding about the lip synching, Tone. It's just my sense of humour. No slight intended.
Comment by Strolling Tone on November 12, 2010 at 12:51pm
No lip syncing there Norm although it might look like it when I turn away from the telephone. Its surprisingly sensitive enough to pick me up even when I'm not facing it. Thanks to BB Redshaw and Bob Log III for the telephone mike inspiration - and to our local car boot sale for the handset.
Thanks for viewing again guys :-)
Comment by Norm Fasey on November 12, 2010 at 12:50pm
It's brilliant!
Comment by Roosterman on November 12, 2010 at 12:34pm
Just watched this again... for the 100th time. Forgot how funky it was :o)
Comment by Norm Fasey on November 12, 2010 at 12:24pm
1:04 - Wait a minute. Tone is Lip-Synching! ;-) - Shock horror!
Comment by Strolling Tone on November 12, 2010 at 12:13pm
Thanks for the comment PH. Much appreciated :-)

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