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Posted: 29 Mar 06, 19:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Got this link from Brians site. Thought it might be fake at first, this young kid playing this well, but I believe it's real. Brian does to I guess. My wife thought Brian played it and this kid was pretending lol.
Check it out, it's incredible.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=551670992127427964&pl=true

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Posted: 29 Mar 06, 19:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I dont know what to believe but if hes really playing it then wow hes good, very fast too.


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Posted: 29 Mar 06, 20:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Brian himself admitted that kid's better than he is.


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Posted: 29 Mar 06, 20:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Wish I knew just how old that guy is. He's amazing..

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Posted: 29 Mar 06, 22:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Well, I guess he's better than Brian is at 80's metal shredding, but Brian's metal shredding wasn't exactly the thing that kept me coming back to him over and over again.

Anyway, if anyone likes blues (a la SRV) and has ever heard of Eric Steckell, he would surely have known a true guitar prodigy.


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Posted: 30 Mar 06, 03:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm not a big fan of that style of playing...but I will say it takes a gift to pull it off. As a guitar player...I have found that sound of playing limits you in what kind of songs you can create.


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Posted: 30 Mar 06, 07:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Wow... That little fucker made that guitar his BITCH!


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Posted: 30 Mar 06, 08:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Good one, Dan..LOL

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Posted: 30 Mar 06, 09:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sebastian wrote:

Brian himself admitted that kid's better than he is.


You know he's just being polite. Imagine brian saying something like 'Ah he sucks, i'm better' come on, he isn't Axl Rose.
He plays good, but his playing is very emotionless


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Posted: 30 Mar 06, 10:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

This kid... reignites my love hate relationship with sweep picking (which I can't really do very well at all).

I mean, it sounds incredibly fast when done properly, but it becomes stale - a party trick. I found myself most enjoying the parts where he employed a bit of sustain and vibrato, fiddly bits are fine and all... but oh well, what the heck do I know?

Great player.

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Posted: 30 Mar 06, 10:01 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Very Very impressive, Im gonna spend weeks learning that myself now!


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Posted: 30 Mar 06, 10:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

nah..the Japanese guy playing the same song is waaay better :P

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1491516901670441597


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Posted: 30 Mar 06, 10:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

ahhahahaha thats the very same recording except with a different video... one of them is fake, maybe both

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Posted: 30 Mar 06, 10:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Whoever plays it, I like it. The style sounds like a cross between Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Johnson, and Brian may.

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Posted: 30 Mar 06, 11:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

This one is my favorite..;-D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHEFNaSzPZ0&search=canon

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Posted: 30 Mar 06, 11:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<b><font color="green">The Fairy King wrote:

He's too slow.


No shit. LOL

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Posted: 30 Mar 06, 11:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Regardless of trickery, fakery or whatever, that was thoroughly enjoyable.

As to whether these people are better or worse than Brian....nothing worse than relegating music to a race or a competition...

Still - it was fucking good fun to watch...

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Posted: 30 Mar 06, 11:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I've seen this before but this guy is amazing, my friend had it as her flashbox on bebo.