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Jud Hair replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion Recording Advice....? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I use a Samson Zoom Q3 HD ... cost around $200.  Does a pretty good job.  You can get te Q2 version for only $99.95 these days and I think some members here took advantage of that price a while back."
2 hours ago
Ian Miller replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion Recording Advice....? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Whatever happened to reel-to-reels??"
2 hours ago
Alan Edmunds replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion Recording Advice....? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks on both accounts. I've heard of the Zoomer from another person....will do some checking."
5 hours ago
Alan Edmunds replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion Recording Advice....? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks a lot....will do some research on it."
5 hours ago
Alan Edmunds left a comment for James Baxter Bain
"Hey there....I really hear you on the arthritis in the hands. Brutally bad of late, especially when it is cold and rainy. But, I'm determined to get back in the mix. I've learned in the last 4-5 months that even when it hurts and it frigs…"
5 hours ago
Greg Ballantyne replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion Recording Advice....? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I use a Zoom stereo audio recorder - about $100 when I got one a few years back. A tiny little thing that records an amazing quality of sound. Came with a little tripod and a foam boot for outside (eliminates the breeze sound).  Sorry to hear…"
5 hours ago
Mike Nepper commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"Oh yeah, just wanted to mention how Stu knocked us out with the Gerhard arragenment of "A Closer Walk With Thee". He absolutely killed it!!! And, was even a little surprised himself! Big Fun! Also, wanted to mention Josep's killer…"
5 hours ago
Alan Edmunds replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion Recording Advice....? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks Derick.... If you have not done so yet, you can listen to my first recorded original "Blomidon Winds" on my page. Once I get the others worked up and recorded, I'll surely post them."
6 hours ago
Blackback Gull replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion Recording Advice....? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"2nd the Audacity recommendation - lovely piece of freeware that lets me record simple guitar arrangements - I use a M-Audio Producer USB mike that's just laid on the desk. There's also editing and mixing features -  I do occasionally…"
6 hours ago
Alan Edmunds replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion Recording Advice....? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks.....duly noted."
6 hours ago
Derick Chatfield replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion Recording Advice....? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Welcome back, pleased to hear you have got the seagull back out of retirement. We would all like to hear the new songs one day. Sorry can't help with your request as I don't know the answers. All the best."
6 hours ago
Mike Raeburn commented on Steve Widmeyer's group Old Folkies
"Hi Lon, You do a good song even though you are still quite a young fellow. I used to be an angry young man, now I'm just a COB (Cynical Old B******) Good luck with the contest!"
6 hours ago
Chuck Hydrick commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I can make a "mean" Mojito. The wife and I got pretty good at it this Summer. Lots of practice. (Not enough practice with the guitar, unfortunately.)"
6 hours ago
Mike Raeburn commented on Edward Sparks's group Gibson Acoustic Owners
"The bracing SHOULD be different because guitars with a pin bridge work differently from a guitar with a tailpiece. A pin bridge guitar works by the differing string tension arising from the string vibration making the bridge rock back and forwards.…"
7 hours ago
SJ Hollman replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion Recording Advice....? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Audacity allows recording with your computer.  If you are just wanting to hear what you sound like and nothing more, this is free downloadable software. "
7 hours ago
Tonino Tomeo posted videos
8 hours ago
Profile IconLarry, Scott Wicke, David Heinz and 3 more joined Acoustic Guitar Community
8 hours ago
Michael S. Jackson commented on Edward Sparks's group Gibson Acoustic Owners
"Don't know the answers to these questions, but these are two very cool guitars. m"
9 hours ago
Gerry Barlow replied to Elton Bloye's discussion Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"It was the single pickup version. I'm intending to use just s 'touch' of amplifier to boost the acoustic voice so that will be fine. I play Strats, Teles (and an old Gibson 335 and a Heritage H140, both humbuckerd) and have only had…"
10 hours ago
Ron Khoo commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I have been looking for the wrong guitars on ebay and Goodwill.  I was looking for Braz Rosewood Martin D28 or D21 from the 50's to the 60's when I should be looking for Estebans.  What was I thinking?   Now sinking Mojito…"
11 hours ago

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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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matchbook finish 2 Replies

can someone please tell me what a matchbooked finish is? my search results have not told me anything. BriContinue

Started by brian petersen in Gear. Last reply by brian petersen 14 hours ago.

Acoustic Guitar learning 8 Replies

Hello, I am learning guitar approximate 1 month and I want to know that when my finger pain will gown because I am frustrated from my finger pain..................................................…Continue

Tags: online, lessons, electric, guitar, beginner

Started by Gary Wilson in Beginners. Last reply by Daryl Kosinski 16 hours ago.

new to site plus beginner student 8 Replies

Hi All. I am pretty much a beginner in my playing skills but have been interested for a long time and have made some half hearted attempts in the past. this time around however things are starting to…Continue

Started by brian petersen in Beginners. Last reply by brian petersen 17 hours ago.

Schertler dyn-g pickup 6 Replies

Thinking of taking my new guitar out to do a few local gigs but I don't want to star drilling holes in it so thought I might try a stick on pickup.Does anyone out there have any experience with a…Continue

Started by Mick Jones in Gear. Last reply by piero on Thursday.

New Member Saying Hello 7 Replies

Hi Everybody,My name is Simon Candy and I am from Melbourne, Australia.I have been playing guitar for 25 years and teaching it for 20 years.I play a variety of styles including Rock, Blues, Jazz, and…Continue

Started by Simon Candy in Uncategorized. Last reply by Tony K. on Thursday.

Goya GG-45 1971-'72

Hello — I'm new here and this is my first time posting. Love the forum! and I just had a quick question, maybe not terribly simple, but hopefully the answer will be, and since it's about an old…Continue

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Started by Thomas Joel in Gear Sep 19.

Percussive acoustic guitar 7 Replies

Here is a link to my new song in this style. Please take a listen and let me know what you think."Happiness is...." By Daniel Melnyk.…Continue

Started by Dan Melnyk in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Tony K. Sep 18.

Nylon String Transducer Replacement Suggestions 1 Reply

I have the predecessor to the Takamine Hirade TH90,   but the stock palathetic pickup (Takamine proprietary 6-element pickup) has finally bit the dust.  However, there appears to be a…Continue

Tags: Takamine, Pickup, Tranducer, String, Nylon

Started by Joe Baldwin in Gear. Last reply by Tony K. Sep 17.

Fingerpick shopping 1 Reply

Greetings and salutations. First post.  I am getting back into it after a long time out (like a generation),I expected to find retail fingerpick shopping as easy and varied as shopping for nails or…Continue

Tags: Fingerpicks

Started by Mark Gruber in Gear. Last reply by Jan Vigne Sep 17.

Hello y'all, newbie about care of the guitar (seagull s6 orig) 5 Replies

Hello dear forum fellas, I'm new both in this forum and as a guitar owner. Thanks for letting me join this great community. I really like this forum's "atmosphere".I have recently bought a Seagull S6…Continue

Started by Francisco Espinosa in Beginners. Last reply by Francisco Espinosa Sep 16.



 
 
 

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