Fun fact: Gilmour played a 50s gold top Les Paul straight into the board (no amp) for his legendary solo in "The Wall."
The tip of the week is how to become more musical. When you are learning something new, then it's important to keeping repeating it until it gets into your muscle memory. Once it becomes an automatic physical process, then you can focus on making it an emotional, musical riff or lick because you aren't still struggling to just play the notes!
If you want to dig deeper into Gilmour's style, then check out the GT Artist Study.
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I find it quite easy (so far!) to navigate, and found the "where do I start" to be very helpful! I'm getting there!!
I LOVE the forum, too. I've never been one to use forums, but the GT forum is full of great people and helpful information at ALL levels! Congrats on a WONDERFUL site!!Good job!