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Philippe Fouquet commented on Philippe Fouquet's video
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Le Long du Chemin

"Bonjour Luis et merci beaucoup pour ce beau commentaire qui me fait très plaisir. Pour les détails techniques, mieux vaut contacter le luthier! Merci encore, très cordialement,…"
3 hours ago
Luis Motta da Silva commented on Philippe Fouquet's video
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Le Long du Chemin

"Voilá quelque chose de nouveau, et d'une grande musicalité! Non seulement la composition est très belle, comme l'execution est irreprochable. Extraordinaire sonorité des cordes suplementaires! Ça,…"
4 hours ago
Luis Motta da Silva commented on Robert Williamson's video
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Flowers from Ayako (Franco Morone cover - played on an Ibanez AVN 3)

"Aha! This is what I call to play guitar! Very good rendition! And, by the way, that little guitar sounds like bells... even if there may be lots of sound engineering, you can't get this level of good sounding if the instrument isn't a…"
5 hours ago
John P. Ladd, Jr. posted a video

Blackbird

playing a Paul McCartney song in the livingroom on a summer night in July. John Ladd - Baby Taylor Guitar an old pick-up and a Fender mini amp, Shure 58 mic....
19 hours ago
JC De Luna updated their profile
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JC De Luna posted videos
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JC De Luna commented on Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group Fingerstyle players
"Hello, I am new to this forum and I just wanted to share my arrangement of The Way You Look Tonight.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUpWN5FpmAY"
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JC De Luna joined Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group
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Fingerstyle players

This is a group for fingerstyle players of all types, from Hedges disciples to Chet channelers.
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JC De Luna posted a status
"Mario Brothers for solo guitar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cl-kqGPKY2s"
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JC De Luna commented on JC De Luna's video
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Foo Fighters - Everlong (fingerstyle guitar cover)

"Here is my arrangement of Everlong by the Foo Fighters"
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Derick Chatfield replied to NCgull's discussion Seagull S6: Phosphor Bronze or 80/20? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Elton England awaits your visit with open arms. But that's were the good news ends, guitar prices may be about the same, but may have more choice I think."
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Elton Bloye replied to NCgull's discussion Seagull S6: Phosphor Bronze or 80/20? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Wow, that's quite pricey Derrick. We in South Africa pay about $20 per set when working on the exchange. I might be in the UK next year for a conference, and was thinking of sourcing some gear there because I thought it would be cheaper. But…"
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glen canale added a discussion to the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
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Seagull Maritime 12 String with Pickup For sale

I have  a mint condition Seagull Maritime 12 String, Spruce top, hog back and sides with a LR baggs Element pickup on it for sale. It comes with a molded case. Asking $600.00See More
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Elton Bloye replied to Elton Bloye's discussion High Tension Strings in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Yeh, I'm not really a classical guy, so I wouldn't really know for sure.  But I have read comments online that are similar to my experience, so I don't think these are duds. Clearly there must be some advantage for a certain…"
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glen canale joined Jud Hair's group
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"Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)

By far the most active brand-dedicated group in the AGM online community!!  For those who own, play and love their Seagull Guitars ... (or any other Godin acoustic) wonderful, top-quality instruments made in Canada, Seagulls (as well as Godin, Simon & Patrick, Norman, Art & Lutherie, La Patrie, and Richmond) are ideal choices for anyone who wants a first-rate guitar for a reasonable…See More
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Robert Williamson replied to NCgull's discussion Seagull S6: Phosphor Bronze or 80/20? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Jud they do better :0 After some orders for Fred Kelly picks. and a Daddario EXP twin pack, I needed 1 More  Medium size Fred Kelly finger pick. They shipped it free. I don't know that their regular prices are any better than local after…"
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Derick Chatfield replied to NCgull's discussion Seagull S6: Phosphor Bronze or 80/20? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"I have a confession to make, I made a mistake, when I said I use 80/20 strings, what I really ment was PBs. Just done a quick price check on Elixers strings, my local guitar shop in England sells them for the equivalent of 25 US dollars per set,…"
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Tony K. replied to NCgull's discussion Seagull S6: Phosphor Bronze or 80/20? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"@ Jud... thanks for that link Jud.  Checked them out and ...wow.  I have 3 packs of strings waiting to be used, but you can bet your last dollar that I'll be ordering from that site when I'm down to one pack left.  Great…"
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Martin van Dooremalen replied to NCgull's discussion Seagull S6: Phosphor Bronze or 80/20? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Tony --- I can second Jud's recommendation for Strings & Beyond. I've purchased all my strings from them since getting back into guitar 3 years ago. They often have 10% off specials. i think L&M charges about Cdn$18 for a pack of…"
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Jud Hair replied to NCgull's discussion Seagull S6: Phosphor Bronze or 80/20? in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Tony ... Re: sourcing strings ... "Strings & Beyond", a North Carolina company down the road from me has a great selection, really competitive prices, and they ship free to Canada on orders of over $35. If you get on their e-mail list,…"
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New Acoustic Guitar Website!

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 — 1 Comment

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

Connect with guitarists here at the Acoustic Guitar Community!

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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Is this a good guitar? 2 Replies

Im looking at a Fender DG-22S Ebony NAT on Craig's List. I don't know anything about guitars but I have heard of Fender. This is for a friend of mine who plays, just a hobby- for his own happiness.…Continue

Started by MariNY in Beginners. Last reply by Jan Vigne on Friday.

GRAMMER G-10 2 Replies

I HAVE A 1969 G-10  IS THERE ANY ONE OUT THERE THAT KNOWS ABOUT PUTTING ON A WIDER NECK?  PLAYING OVER 47YRS     AND THE HANDS  DON,T MOVE    LIKE THEY USED TO  THANK YOU ALL FOR ANY INFO.  JEFF …Continue

Started by jeff skinner in Gear. Last reply by jeff skinner Jul 13.

Trouble with c chord 10 Replies

I am needing help with the making of the c chord. I have fatty hands especially in the callus pad area and every time I try to make the c chord I end up deadening the e string. I have my arch right…Continue

Started by David in Beginners. Last reply by Tony K. Jul 12.

Callouses ... care and maintenance ... any suggestions ?? 22 Replies

Finger callouses ... This is a topic I haven't see discussed here much, if at all.  But, it's certainly an important issue for everyone who plays guitar.  Especially steel string acoustic. We all…Continue

Started by Jud Hair in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Tony K. Jul 12.

I finally bought a Gibson SG

After a decade of waiting I finally bought a Gibson SG from bestshop-usa.com. It's a great guitar with excellent sound. There was a superb opportunity to buy and deliver my purchase at a low price so…Continue

Tags: great, buy, wonderful, guitar, gibson

Started by Aaron Ober in Gear Jul 10.

Japan made Concorde mark series guitars 20 Replies

Hey guys and girls does anyone know the history on Concorde mark 33 series guitars I have one that looks like a Martin d35 with a spruce top and Brazilian sides and back with abalone trim also split…Continue

Started by homer keys in Gear. Last reply by Dave Fengler Jul 10.

Developing Rhythm 12 Replies

Hello Everyone.I have been playing just over a year and it has come to my attention that I am rhythmically challenged. I have been practicing with a metronome for the last few months and while I am…Continue

Started by Brian in Beginners. Last reply by Dell Krauchi Jul 6.

Question about calluses 8 Replies

Hi, I am having trouble keeping my calluses hard. I am a beginner but I have been playing 4-5 days a week for at least 45 minutes for the last 6 months. The few calluses I did get eventually pulled…Continue

Started by David in Beginners. Last reply by Dell Krauchi Jul 1.

What kind of/maker of pick do you like best? 10 Replies

Am thinking about a Clayton wood pick for a more natural tone.  What do y'all use?Continue

Started by Michael Shaw in Beginners. Last reply by Dell Krauchi Jun 30.

why do picks turn in your hand as you play? 18 Replies

Hi im michael and last month i started playing guitar. But every few minutes i have to stop and turn my pick round again as it turns as i play. I use dunlop gel picks in light gauge and tusq A1's.…Continue

Started by michael medex in Beginners. Last reply by Dell Krauchi Jun 30.



 
 
 

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