Guitarist Ireland – improvs 2 & 3

Breath of fresh air during Covid lockdown trying these guitar improvs / jams over at the Guitarist Ireland Facebook page over the last few weeks. Great participation from the members – Ireland is coming down with great musicians!

Thanks to Dave Molloy & Anto Drennan for supplying the backing tracks for 2 & 3!

Hope you enjoy some of this!

Guitarist Ireland Improv 2

Guitarist Ireland improv challenge no. 3

Tribute to Eddie Van Halen

I recorded this attempt at Van Halen’s ‘Eruption’ a few days after the untimely passing of Eddie Van Halen on 6th October 2020.

Eddie changed rock guitar forever – he was a huge influence.

We used to play this one in Backlash around 30+ years ago.

May he rest in peace – legend.

Pedalboard Upgrade – March 2019

Replaced a few old favourites including Tech21 Flyrig RK5, Strymon Flint, Boss CE-2, Xotic EP Booster & Pitchblack tuner & have taken my first taste of Helix with a Line 6 HX Stomp – well impressed initially & so much more experimenting to do – both with & without an amp. Kept some old favourites on board though – CS-2, Mini Dejavibe & have my old faithful Diamond Memory Lane Jr in the Stomps FX loop…