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Rodney Mark Harrison commented on Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group Songwriters
"the messiah returns again Orchestrated version of my acoustic offering on my channel on you tube- The Colt of an Ass-But I got a long way to go before I finish the rest- Oh! and a few paintings and sketches to make the music less boring."
1 hour ago
FloridaGull replied to Jud Hair's discussion Swannanoa Gathering Diary in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Glad you're having a fun and informative time!  Keep us posted - and enjoy! :-)"
1 hour ago
Jud Hair added a discussion to the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Swannanoa Gathering Diary

Hello fellow Gulls ...As I reported last week, I am currently enjoying the "Swannanoa Gathering" ... a big (300+ students) guitar/songwriting festival and school Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC just east of Asheville.  I got here Sunday evening and have been going non-stop since with 4 classes every day and song circles and jam sessions going until all hours (and I mean ALL hours) ... the instructors here are fabulous,…See More
2 hours ago
Rodney Mark Harrison commented on Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group Songwriters
"The rev. Rod.mpg  I re posted this 'cos apparently the link was fouled up somewhere or you can look at Artstaristic, there's a couple of videos you might find interesting-Concerto for guita-The Colt of an Ass was originally recorded…"
3 hours ago
Elton Bloye replied to M. Steven Smith's discussion OOPS in the group Worship Leaders
"Thanks for this Tony. That's definitely confirming that something is up with the .wav to .mp3 conversion and not the recording software itself. I'm relieved actually, as I have spent a bit of time trying to learn Cakewalk Sonar LE, and am…"
6 hours ago
xiongyy posted a blog post

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Basically Travis Swanson Authentic Jersey , this is just a color association. Should you appear further into the color black, you will locate that it doesn’t truly have negative properties. In magic, it symbolizes protection.As opposed to what you might be thinking right now, black magic does not necessarily mean malevolent magic. In the event you appear at the origins with the…See More
8 hours ago
Doug Young commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"Really good show with Ed last night. The best guitar sound I've heard at the Freight!"
12 hours ago
Ian Miller replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion Mom - How about a Coastline Grand? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Great news! Good luck, sounds like a NGD coming up!"
14 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion Mom - How about a Coastline Grand? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I just replied to an email from the shop in town - I had sent one to them over the weekend inquiring into their Seagull inventory. The reply states that they just received a big shipment from Seagull, and indeed they have a Coastline Grand. They are…"
15 hours ago
Tony K. replied to Greg Ballantyne's discussion Mom - How about a Coastline Grand? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Just thought I'd pipe in and give a +1 on the nylon string guitar as well.  I wouldn't even worry about the thinner nut width if she has fairly large hands.  La Patrie has some beautiful and affordable ones from Godin."
16 hours ago
Tony K. replied to M. Steven Smith's discussion OOPS in the group Worship Leaders
"Ok Elton, here's what I know that should be standard in all programs to start. 1. The original files generated (even if they have different file extensions pertaining to the program) will be in a wave format.  Those files can vary a…"
17 hours ago
Elton Bloye replied to M. Steven Smith's discussion OOPS in the group Worship Leaders
"Sorry - megs, not gigs. LOL! The project file is about 50mb, and that's just guitar and voice.  The final MP3 is anywhere between 15 mb and 23 mb, and they are really not long clips. 2 min max.  SO there is definitely something up…"
21 hours ago
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22 hours ago
M. Steven Smith replied to M. Steven Smith's discussion OOPS in the group Worship Leaders
"Hey Elton, Yes 15 GIGS?  That is amazingly huge.  Do you mean MEGS?  When I upload a final mix file to the computer from the Tascam, they can be as large as 30 or 40 megs.  Then if you have another program like ITunes or…"
23 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Tony K.'s discussion What's your turnaround like in your axe army and for what reasons? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I believe Robert Godin was doing the marketing/selling aspect at that time, and he and Normand Boucher were partners but it was not Godin Guitars yet but I'd have to double check some of the links to confirm that."
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Elton Bloye replied to M. Steven Smith's discussion OOPS in the group Worship Leaders
"I know I know!  Maybe the rapture will save you from my stuff - LOL!  Just warning you guys, I'm not very good.  I think the biggest problem is I'm not going through an audio-interface but straight into my PC via a Samson…"
yesterday
Tony K. replied to Tony K.'s discussion What's your turnaround like in your axe army and for what reasons? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I can empathize.  Once I find something I like or that does the job to my satisfaction, I like to stick with it too.  If it ain't broke, why fix it? (or replace it). The best thing about sticking with an acoustic guitar is that you…"
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Roger B commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"Bummer you couldn't make it. Lovely tones and tunes. Doug and Teja were there and seemed to enjoy the show as well."
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Martin van Dooremalen replied to Martin van Dooremalen's discussion Finally - 12 string NGD!!! in the group 12-String Guitar
"Thanks Mark. I remember gassing for your S12 when you posted it but I just wasn't ready. I looked at the S12 but preferred the spruce/sapele tone of the Taylor over the cedar/wild cherry of the Seagull. And the playability of the…"
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We'd like to invite all members of the Acoustic Guitar Community to come check out the brand-new website at AcousticGuitar.com. This is a completely redesigned home for Acoustic Guitar (and you!), full of great lessons, songs to play, guitar reviews, and more. You’ll see digital editions from the last two years of Acoustic Guitar magazine (available to…

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Posted by Acoustic Guitar on March 29, 2013 at 3:30pm — 7 Comments

Return of The Banjo Killer, the final chapter. . .

Bryan Sutton and "Banjo Killer"; Medley: The Original Waltz/Old Lake. from Bourgeois Guitars on Vimeo.

The moment we've been waiting for: On Oct. 28, 2012, Bryan Sutton debuted the restored the Banjo…

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on October 15, 2012 at 7:43pm

Day 16: The Banjo Killer slays again!

This story has a happy ending, folks, and I'll start with it. After working for three weeks to painstakingly restore Bryan Sutton's flood damaged Banjo Killer, Shin Ichikawa finally got to test drive it today! The entire shop stopped working to watch this exciting moment, after which Shin received a standing ovation (well, we were all standing anyway). …

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on July 13, 2012 at 9:00pm — 6 Comments

Day 15: The end is near. I can smell it.

Shin Ichikawa and I started the day by fitting and glueing the back binding. Last night's fitting of the top binding was tedious, but the tricks we learned made the fit of back binding go smothly. I am amazed at how cleanly both bindings look.  Some finish touch up will be required, but the overall appearance is more than…

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Posted by Bourgeois Guitars on July 12, 2012 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

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The Acoustic Guitar Community is a social network created by the publishers of Acoustic Guitar. Here, you can join fellow players at all levels and of every style by creating your personal profile, sharing videos or MP3s of your playing, and uploading photos of yourself and your guitars and gear. Then post gigs, events, and concerts in the Community calendar, and start discussions in the forum. We’ll keep you up-to-date about happenings at Acoustic Guitar through the Community blog. This is your space, and you’re surrounded by like-minded guitarists. So make yourself comfortable, and welcome to the Community!

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Amplification? Acoustic Amp or Powered PA Speaker w/small mixer EQ and Reverb? 35 Replies

I recently posted a question about which acoustic amp should be considered (see What's the best acoustic amp for under $500?). I got a few responses, which I appreciated greatly. Thanks to those of…Continue

Tags: EQ, mixing, amps, amplification

Started by Stephen Park in Gear. Last reply by Phil Manuel yesterday.

Structural Integrity of Acoustic Guitar 8 Replies

Hello friends!Well, I'm getting a nice deal on an Acoustic Guitar that has Solid Spruce Top, Solid Mahagony Back, and Laminate Sides, Rosewood Fret-board, and Grover Tuners with Black Knobs. But the…Continue

Tags: Guitar Spots

Started by Shant Sharma in Gear. Last reply by Tony K. on Thursday.

What is the method of learning that is working best for you? 3 Replies

Hello all!I Have been practicing every day and learning to play guitar for the first time in my life. I am 52 years old and have always wanted to learn to play. I am very curious about the methods…Continue

Started by Scott L Ritchie in Beginners. Last reply by Scott L Ritchie Jul 22.

Vintage Guitar restoration 4 Replies

Hey Everybody, I have a old Martin D-18 that belonged to my Grandpa.  He purchased this brand new after he got out of the war (somwhere around 1948?).  This guitar was his one and only guitar that he…Continue

Started by Chad Clifton in Gear. Last reply by Phil Manuel Jul 21.

Kragenbrink out of business?

Several years ago I order three Kragenbrink guitars: 6, 12, baritone.  They were due to be completed in 2010.  Lance ran into a few business bumps along the way, so things ran late.  Finally he…Continue

Started by John Bjorkman in Gear Jul 20.

useful apps for iphone? 2 Replies

just traded my old flip phone for an iphone. wondering what apps people like, especially for music - tuners, recorders, whatever is out there. totally new to the "app" world. thanks in advance!craigContinue

Started by Craig MC in Gear. Last reply by Terry Angelli Jul 20.

Open Mikes 20 Replies

The other night I attended a world famous open mike.  It was well run and most of the entertainment was good. 90% of the performers and their friends left after their “performance” leaving by the…Continue

Started by Daryl Kosinski in Uncategorized. Last reply by Mark C Jul 19.

I.D. an old archtop- Wilson? 1 Reply

So I've had this old archtop hanging on the wall in my tv room for well over 15 years. Think I paid 40 bucks for it back in the mid 90's.  Neck was falling apart, and it was spitting out frets like…Continue

Started by Ryan in Gear. Last reply by Ryan Jul 17.

If you could only own ONE acoustic for the rest of your life ... 113 Replies

What would you choose and why?  Money is no obstacle for this discussion! Remember, just one ... for the rest of your life.  Period.PS:  I know it's a hard question, LOL.  But, that's why it make an…Continue

Started by Jud Hair in Gear. Last reply by Tony K. Jul 17.

Playing at meetup events 4 Replies

I'm usually the last one to find things out, but about six months ago I joined a meetup group here in NJ, and I have to say that it has been great. A bunch of guys (every once in while a woman will…Continue

Started by Michael Fragnito in Players. Last reply by VCartier Jul 10.



 
 
 

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