Is he nuts ???

Discussion in 'Guitar Gear Talk Forum' started by alpha1, May 12, 2006.

  1. alpha1

    alpha1 I BLUES!

    or an Obsessive Perfectionist?

    Yeah am talking about Eric Johnson.

    Just have a look at his interview:
    Evo Guy 911 likes this.
  2. death_metal_fan

    death_metal_fan oh goody, it's a woody!

    You may find this interesting as well.
  3. Evo Guy 911

    Evo Guy 911 Banned

    ^^^ Holy shit!!!!!!
  4. alpha1

    alpha1 I BLUES!

  5. metal_fan69

    metal_fan69 To Live Is To Die

    hmm.... too long!
  6. alpha1

    alpha1 I BLUES!

    But worth reading if you wanna know how to sound like pro's.
    That is, if you dont belong to a breed that thinks that get a Boss Gt-8 and you will sound like anyone.
  7. d_ist_urb_ed

    d_ist_urb_ed Genuflect b*tches!

    'ey! I belong to that breed........</3.....'xcept with me it's the POD xt live...
  8. nebuchadnezzar

    nebuchadnezzar G34r G33k

    Now you know why EJ's tone is:nw::nw:
  9. ambush

    ambush _RASTA_man_

    ...after that u lost me...
  10. fat_kax

    fat_kax Kickin Ass Since 1989 !

    to quote one of my mentors....:NoNo:
  11. sridhar11_2

    sridhar11_2 Instrumental guitarist

    He's actually realised that being PERFECT is'nt always a good thing. His latest album Bloom shows that he's being more spontaneous and loose which i love.

    Other than being TOO perfect he's an absolute genius.
  12. dennis

    dennis The Bhangra King


    Mind boggling.

    To tell the truth, what a waste. All that gear and technique just for an album that took fking 9 years to make!! Especially an album that is not going to do well, seems so pointless.
  13. alpha1

    alpha1 I BLUES!

    ^ Well guys like Eric Johnson would harldy care.

    Remmeber he can always make a pop-number.
    But even then he makes music that even so called Instrumental Rock listning poseurs havent heard.

  14. dennis

    dennis The Bhangra King

    Yaar, after reading his interview i think he does care. Anyways instrumental rock has been done to death. And with people like Yngwie ripping up the credibility of the genre, the future is bleak.
  15. jocelyn

    jocelyn New Member

    LOL Alpha I did not even bother to read your enire post once I SEEN THE WORDS ERIC JOHNSON.......... That guy is an over Perfectionist... lol Yes he is great.. My all time fav.. but I do thing he goes to far.... Have you ever seen his live Videos? Then I suggest cheak them out. after every song you will find him going and tweking amps ext.. he just gets to figgity. BUT YES HE IS GREAT MAN.
    He even argues whihc battery sounds beeter in his stomp boxes....
  16. rohit

    rohit New Member

    instrumental rock is not dying but people should really make songs which has good composition of notes and not just wah wah and fast reaping.
  17. dennis

    dennis The Bhangra King

    ^^Care to explain why they are not doing that??

    Because its all been done to death.
  18. alpha1

    alpha1 I BLUES!

    Anyway I dont care. :p:

    My preferences are being changed (yet again) to pop genre.
  19. dennis

    dennis The Bhangra King

    And mine to Bhangra :D
  20. rammy

    rammy Guitar=Dope ; Me=Addict

    someday u'll understand that once u have achieved that credibility of perfectionist and u have financial liberties, then u want to make music that flows thru ur soul, then u can experiment and let the masses hear that sound without bothering the reviews associated with them...when u have passed the stage of using a couple of stomps and a processor, then u wud like to experiment with evrything perfect for that one single tone which we all wud like to copy from our mg10cd to an amazing rack setup's....

    but yeah its one hellofa setup, no wonder he charges crores per show...(ek to jhonson baba uspe itna saman, baap re baap...)

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