Scissormen Walking and Talking the Blues Next Week

(Gibson) Nashville-based blues duo Scissormen have a reputation for bridging the oldest traditions of recorded blues and modernist sonic invention. A great example from their new CD+DVD set BIG SHOES: Walking and Talking the Blues available on Tuesday, March 20 is the original song "Tupelo."

BIG SHOES embraces a 90-minute feature film by the acclaimed roots music documentarian Robert Mugge, about the band and its leader Ted Drozdowski, who also writes for The recording of "Tupelo" is from the 72-minute live concert CD that's part of the set, and the song is also performed on stage at the Key Palace Theater in Redkey, Indiana, in the film.

To achieve the song's unusual sound, Drozdowski started with a variation on open G tuning (D-G-D-G-B-D) with the two high strings both tuned to D to achieve a chorusing effect. He also employed a vintage '80s Digitech DDS-1000 digital delay and played .10 gauge strings with a steel pinky slide and employed all five bare fingers of his right hand for picking, using the nail of his index finger for downstrokes. more on this story is an official news provider for the
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