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Offline TheFlyingLemon

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #45 on: November 14, 2008, 09:47:47 PM »
Alot of people think that Edge has no technical skill.  :-\

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #46 on: November 14, 2008, 11:54:43 PM »
There are a lot of guitar players out there who are better technical players than The Edge.  What he knows how to do is use his effects to create soundscapes which paint a canvas and allow the rest of the band to fill in the details. 

He also is not afraid to use space in his playing and not play notes just for the sake of playing them.  In that manner, he reminds me of David Gilmour. 

For these reasons, he is one of my favorite players ever.

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #47 on: November 15, 2008, 09:21:44 PM »
Yes, Joe, beautifully put. 

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #48 on: November 16, 2008, 03:47:01 AM »
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I think Edge is capable of playing face-melting Guitar Hero-esque solos, but that's just not his style (for the most part).

Exactly !!!! I fully agree !!!!

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #49 on: November 16, 2008, 03:51:45 AM »
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There are a lot of guitar players out there who are better technical players than The Edge.  What he knows how to do is use his effects to create soundscapes which paint a canvas and allow the rest of the band to fill in the details. 

He also is not afraid to use space in his playing and not play notes just for the sake of playing them.  In that manner, he reminds me of David Gilmour. 

For these reasons, he is one of my favorite players ever.

You said it all !!!

Anyone who plays guitar, just try playing Bad with the right delay, the exact right tempo in order to acheive what Edge sound's like. Good luck
My sucess rate is about 1 in 5 trys and not for the whole song... And I'm still practicing, practicing, practicing...  :P

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #50 on: November 17, 2008, 02:05:11 AM »
Edge is a pure genius.

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #51 on: November 17, 2008, 03:36:40 AM »
I have played Pride over and over again and I am very near to perfecting it!

along with Sunday Bloody Sunday but then again its not that hard  ;D


Why does The Edge torment me so...

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #52 on: November 20, 2008, 12:43:32 PM »
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Edge is a pure genius.

Agreed!

(I'm listening to Van Diemen's Land right now, he needs to get more singing time on the new album)

....just a thought.... ::)

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #53 on: November 20, 2008, 05:07:49 PM »
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Edge is a pure genius.

Agreed!

(I'm listening to Van Diemen's Land right now, he needs to get more singing time on the new album)

....just a thought.... ::)

Also agreed!  :) I was just watching Edge sing Sunday Bloody Sunday from PopMart, with the simplest guitar part, and it was beautiful. It amazes me how they can completely transform a song we think we know by heart...  ;D

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #54 on: November 23, 2008, 05:43:42 AM »

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Also agreed!  :) I was just watching Edge sing Sunday Bloody Sunday from PopMart, with the simplest guitar part, and it was beautiful. It amazes me how they can completely transform a song we think we know by heart...  ;D
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That's now one of my favorite version of SBS. Edge does a great job on that one, he's a great overall musician !!!

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #55 on: December 23, 2008, 02:22:30 PM »
Anyone else super excited to hear what he has for us on the new album!?

.....that was a stupid question....I already know the answer.... :P

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #56 on: December 23, 2008, 05:54:29 PM »
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Anyone else super excited to hear what he has for us on the new album!?

.....that was a stupid question....I already know the answer.... :P

YES!

Said it anyway ;D

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #57 on: December 23, 2008, 07:31:27 PM »
I really wish Bono would stop completely hogging the microphone, let Edge have a go!

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #58 on: December 23, 2008, 09:30:42 PM »
Edge is TOTALLY cool. His whole personality is somehow quietly inspiring. He's very softspoken, very courteous, seems very patient and like the nicest guy in the world (second to Adam, maybe). He also seems to have a devastating sense of humor, very dry and quick. Wouldn't want to mess with him. I admire his taste in music and in the way he plays guitar. He's The Man, and I hope Bono never forgets it.

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Re: The Edge Is Just Too Cool
« Reply #59 on: December 24, 2008, 01:35:51 PM »
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Edge is TOTALLY cool. His whole personality is somehow quietly inspiring. He's very softspoken, very courteous, seems very patient and like the nicest guy in the world (second to Adam, maybe). He also seems to have a devastating sense of humor, very dry and quick. Wouldn't want to mess with him. I admire his taste in music and in the way he plays guitar. He's The Man, and I hope Bono never forgets it.

Have you seen the way Bono looks at edge? I dont think he has forgotton it!

In those looks there is total love and admiration.