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Re: tuning

I'm with what you're saying and i play out of tune quite often to try new
stuff. But the guy's here were speaking in the way that Vai and the other
dudes were talking. I'm trying to show them that their guitars will never 
"in tune" with the way they were talking. Everyone got me now.
Keep on keeping on.

-----Original Message-----
From: Crossedout@aol.com <Crossedout@aol.com>
To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com <Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com>
Date: Thursday, June 11, 1998 5:14 PM
Subject: Re: tuning

>In a message dated 98-06-11 15:29:47 EDT, collinsclan@sprintmail.com
><< You simply cannot keep a
> piano, guitar or any other string instrument in a perfect tuning. >>
>Just a thought, to stir the pot.... since any tuning system is an 
>system, and the music which comes of it is the end result, why be 
>with finding a "perfect" tuning?
>I freaked out when I read an interview with Mike Watt of the Minutemen...
>and D. Boon got instruments, and were not even aware that there was a
>"standard" tuning, much less that the bass "a" string should be tuned an
>octave lower than the guitar's "a" string, so consequently they were in 
>seperate, abstract tunings... yet the music that came out is brilliant, 
>still stands up today, 14-18 years after it was recorded.
>like I said, just a thought... I'm trying to get my head beyond "the
>tuning" or the perfect guitar or the means, and just open myself a bit 
>the ends...
>- Bill