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Jules

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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #150 on: January 09, 2009, 03:05:53 AM »
Me and Josh Ace will continue with Rene Robrahn on drums and James Beck on guitar as MAN.
The new album, produced by Phil, won't come out for the upcoming tours of Britain and Germany. We will record another one in January with the new line up.
                                                                    Best wishes to you all,
                                                                                                 Martin Ace

Just to remind everyone.

Martin's been very consistent about this, so no reason to speculate otherwise.
Boldly going.......

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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #151 on: January 09, 2009, 04:01:55 PM »
Me and Josh Ace will continue with Rene Robrahn on drums and James Beck on guitar as MAN.
The new album, produced by Phil, won't come out for the upcoming tours of Britain and Germany. We will record another one in January with the new line up.
                                                                    Best wishes to you all,
                                                                                                 Martin Ace

Just to remind everyone.

Martin's been very consistent about this, so no reason to speculate otherwise.

Either I'd forgotten or just missed that post confirming the line up, so my apologies for the tone of my posts.

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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #152 on: January 10, 2009, 01:44:58 PM »
A jazzer - maybe the drums within Man will be back to a sensible volume like Terry could manage. Hurrah!

....steady, Rob....look what happened to Pugwash - all those years playing with Gentle Giant then forming a rhythm section with MA - it'll bring out the animal in him! (although maybe not the twitching, arf arf arf Pugwash joke)

But point taken - TW did display a welcome sense of dynamics during the golden era, although I still maintain this diminished.

I'd definitely have the bass drum on my Virtual Man Programme set to Pugwash, however.


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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #153 on: January 10, 2009, 04:09:19 PM »
My favourite is Terry Williams but it's obvious (for me at least) Bob Richards is the best
(more talented) drummer Man have ever had.
Then I like Jeff Jones, he had a peculiar style and did lots of interesting things.

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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #154 on: January 10, 2009, 05:49:08 PM »
none of the drummers ever had enough cymbals, there are never enough cymbals...
Interesting re the virtual Man bass drum setting set to Pugwash, as Pugwash did try to buy a bass drum pedal off me once i explained mine was a left footed one, and therefore no good to him. if he'd been after cymbals he may have had more luck...

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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #155 on: January 10, 2009, 06:49:09 PM »
none of the drummers ever had enough cymbals, there are never enough cymbals...

They've all gone to dinner.

Interesting re the virtual Man bass drum setting set to Pugwash, as Pugwash did try to buy a bass drum pedal off me once i explained mine was a left footed one, and therefore no good to him. if he'd been after cymbals he may have had more luck...

I bought a left-hand plectrum today.

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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #156 on: January 10, 2009, 07:02:30 PM »



I bought a left-hand plectrum today.

Ah, but does that work for a right handed guitarist who plays left handed though?

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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #157 on: January 10, 2009, 08:04:41 PM »
i play righty but even with a guitar in my hand i play air guitar lefty,makes me wonder what

could have been, not too much though;everything is more than fine -peace-davey

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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #158 on: January 10, 2009, 08:54:22 PM »
Ah, but does that work for a right handed guitarist who plays left handed though?

Is that with a left-handed guitar strung with right-handed strings or a right-handed guitar strung with left-handed strings?
Upside down??

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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #159 on: January 10, 2009, 10:53:43 PM »
well, i was thinking more of playing with teeth. Behind the back.....

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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #160 on: January 11, 2009, 03:15:19 AM »
It's very hard getting left-handed strings these days. Even rarer than flat-wound bass strings. Most shops just pass off right-handed strings as left-handed, but if you check closely you can see the bottom three are wound the wrong way, and the top three have the ferrules on the wrong end.

That's not so bad for the top three on a Floyd-Rose trem, 'cause you chop the ferrules off anyway, but for the bottom three I often find I'm confusing my upstroke with my down stroke. I have discovered though that using a right-handed plectrum turned back to front compensates for this nicely.

Of course when picking, the plectrum trick's no good.

Really fast picking makes my nose bleed. 
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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #161 on: January 11, 2009, 12:09:37 PM »
Arf, arf, arf (WHO SAID THAT???)  ;D

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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #162 on: January 11, 2009, 12:20:13 PM »
apparently there is new medication availaible for that floyd rose trem of yours mr Gough, it doesnt now have the stigma it once did.
never tried picking my nose with a plectrum.

It seems the manbandforum is getting a bit silly these days.





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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #163 on: January 11, 2009, 01:17:10 PM »
Flat wound bass stings are easy unless you play a 5 string. Left handed flat wound 5 sets must be impossible. Never seen a left handed capo either.

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Re: A NEW BEGINNING......
« Reply #164 on: January 11, 2009, 03:01:00 PM »
Arf, arf, arf (WHO SAID THAT???)  ;D

I think you just did, Mikes....every individual one of you....it's very effective in 5:1, it's like you're surrounded!

Hope this helps. 
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