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Alan Edmunds replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion New Song in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks, I find my Artist Studio is rounding into its real voice....kinda surprises me some days how well it sounds. Have a great time over the holidays."
11 minutes ago
Elton Bloye replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion New Song in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Great effort Alan!   The Artist Studio sounds wonderful. A lot of clarity from both guitar and voice. Kudos! "
39 minutes ago
Robert Williamson commented on Jud Hair's group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Decided to move guitars to make room for micophone stands.. ..then i realized something was drastically wrong... ...the Seagulls weren't in the center!"
1 hour ago
Alan Edmunds replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion New Song in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"No worries....I'll post/upload all forthcoming songs and add them to the 3 already uploaded to my AGC page. Yes, writing can be tough but if what you write is about true stuff and real feelings, it just takes work to turn what…"
2 hours ago
Ted Hechtman commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"Got a picture Michael???"
2 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion New Song in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Wow! Very ambitious, good for you for committing to that endeavour. I look forward to hearing more and maybe drawing some inspiration from you to at least record or be recorded. My writing is non-existent, maybe not enough life experience yet at 50.…"
2 hours ago
michael schwartz commented on Ted Hechtman's group Guitar Collectors
"sorry for the redundancy if you've already seen this but.... I've had a wonderful, musical week as you can tell from my earlier posts, but....I left out the fact that I now have a 1968 D12-35 Brazilian to play!!! Its been around the block…"
3 hours ago
michael schwartz commented on James Sennett's group Martin Owners
"I've had a wonderful, musical week as you can tell from my earlier posts, but....I left out the fact that I now have a 1968 D12-35 Brazilian to play!!! Its been around the block a time or two, but after my luthier buddy looked it over, cleaned…"
3 hours ago
michael schwartz commented on John Wilson's group 12-String Guitar
"I've had a wonderful, musical week as you can tell from my earlier posts, but....I left out the fact that I now have a 1968 D12-35 Brazilian to play!!! Its been around the block a time or two, but after my luthier buddy looked it over, cleaned…"
3 hours ago
Alan Edmunds replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion New Song in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"You are spot on my friend....grew up in northern Quebec but later spent 12 years off and on in different parts of the Maritimes. For the last 5 years we spend the summer in Newfoundland and my wife is a Newfoundlander (but no one ever…"
3 hours ago
Alan Edmunds replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion New Song in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Very kind Michael....it's hard work but an awful lot of fun. Best of the Christmas period to you and yours."
3 hours ago
joey pinter replied to Alan Cargile's discussion Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Strings
"hi alan, I waited breathlessly for those strings ever since I saw them at NAAM, being a E/B super slinky user for years on my electric guitars I have always been on the hunt for acoustic strings that sound good on whatever $400 guitar I had. well it…"
3 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion New Song in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"For some reason I think I'm detecting some Atlantic Canada in your voice Alan. Is that right or am I way off base? Doesn't matter as long as you're enjoying doing it and those who you do it for enjoy it and appreciate it as well."
3 hours ago
michael schwartz replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion New Song in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"very nice, Alan! I appreciative your being able to compose, play AND sing....."
4 hours ago
Alan Edmunds replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion New Song in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks Martin for your kind comments. and.....YES!! 'Weird' was my initial reaction - "Who the heck is that guy?" was my second reaction, and "Oh, what the heck!" has been my reaction ever since. Recently, I recorded a…"
5 hours ago
Alan Edmunds joined Dan Gabel, Editor & Group Publisher's group
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Songwriters

If you made it up, you're a songwriter and this is your group!
6 hours ago
Martin van Dooremalen replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion New Song in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Well done Alan! Is it weird to hear yourself recorded? I ask because sometimes the sound guy in our church will mess with us when we're practicing and record us, then when we finish a song he'll start playing it back. My wife doesn't…"
6 hours ago
Phil Manuel left a comment for Teo
"Teo, welcome to the music community!  It's a wonderful time to be starting your guitar experience.  There are so many resources available to folks now.  When I started, my buddy and I had a chord book and records, and a little AM…"
6 hours ago
Alan Edmunds replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion New Song in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Thanks....the beach a superb topic - so serene. I'm playing my Artist Studio."
6 hours ago
Jud Hair replied to Alan Edmunds's discussion New Song in the group "Seagull" Spoken Here ... (also fluent in "Godin" Gab)
"Very nice Alan!  Bravo!  Love the beach imagery ... one of my favorite subjects to write about.  What guitar are you playing?"
6 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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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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Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze Strings 15 Replies

Hello everyone. I am new here. I know that the Ernie Ball Aluminum Bronze strings have been discussed but I would like to give my opinion. I've read varied reviews of them as you do any guitar gear…Continue

Started by Alan Cargile in Gear. Last reply by joey pinter 3 hours ago.

Beatles Badfinger covers we did

Here is a couple of cover songs we did one night . Not a band just got together one evening and recorded a couple tunes . …Continue

Started by Chuck in Players 7 hours ago.

Newbie 22 Replies

Hello everyone. I am learning to play acoustic guitar and have only been using YouTube but will have my first 1 on 1 lesson Saturday. I'm very excited but nervous as well. It's quite a challenge…Continue

Started by Teo in Beginners. Last reply by Rosemary j. Lambin 17 hours ago.

What's the first song or 2 you learned to play on the guitar? 23 Replies

Another thread got me thinking about this and thought it would be fun to hear what songs helped others get started on guitar.  So, if you can recall that far back [ ;-p ] what was the first 1 or 2…Continue

Tags: singing, easy, chords, songs, learning

Started by Tony K. in Playing Guitar. Last reply by Luis Motta da Silva yesterday.

Avalon guitars 7 Replies

Hello again,Does anybody play a recently-made Avalon guitar ?   I'm having one built right now and it should be delivered prior to christmas.  It's ziricote and Western red cedar and we took a long…Continue

Started by john moon in Gear. Last reply by john moon yesterday.

Handling Vocals w/o 5 Replies

Perhaps I'm just too emotional, but I often find that I choke up on vocals. It's one of the primary reasons why I do almost all instrumentals.It continuously amazes me how, say, Clapton can sing…Continue

Started by Mike Conjuay in Uncategorized. Last reply by Lance Eads yesterday.

What Child is THIS? - A Christmas Album

Hello everyone! I'm sorry that I haven't been real active here. My wife and I have been performing and recording for a little over a year now, under the name Dandelion Root. Last year we played at a…Continue

Started by Lance Eads in Uncategorized yesterday.

What kind of/maker of pick do you like best? 7 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 Robert Alan Kershaw yesterday.

Miced or buit in pick-up. 9 Replies

Hi everyone. When you are thinking about a new guitar do you prefer one with electronics or one without?Continue

Started by Alan Cargile in Gear. Last reply by Alan Cargile on Thursday.

Reconfigured Bass Amp

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Started by Daryl Kosinski in Gear Dec 10.



 
 
 

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