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Do music stores offer acoustic lovers what they need?
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I try to set up a business (in France, but US could be an option) and try to see if acoustic lovers find what they want in the current US market. I would appreciate any comments on this and in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jim Scanlan Oct 9, 2009.

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Thomas Leeb at The Fretted Frog at The Fretted Frog, 1200 N. Alvarado st. Los Angeles CA 90026

October 1, 2011 from 8pm to 10pm
Come and join us for an acoustic showcase by the Austrian virtuoso Thomas Leeb. You'll be also able to try his Lowden Signature Model. The least I can say is that he's an amazing player, a very nice guy and he deserved an incredible signature guitar! $10 donation fee at the doorSee More
Sep 10, 2011
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Sep 10, 2011
roland belloir replied to Drew Robertson's discussion Acoustic pickup
"Hi Drew,   Check this out: (thanks to Roy from Cult of Lowden guitar forum) Can give you an idea.  "
Jan 31, 2011
roland belloir replied to Zachari Smith's discussion Online Concerts
"Hi Zachari,   We tried U-stream but good quality in sound and video is hard to manage. We post our best performers on Youtube and start to have a pretty good sound, need to invest to get a better video. We'll get additional time on youtube…"
Jan 30, 2011
roland belloir posted a video

Paulo Diaz at the fretted frog

When Paulo is not on his skate, he's behind a guitar, or any other fretted instrument. Google "Paulo Diaz" and you'll see what he can do on a skate...
Jan 30, 2011
roland belloir posted an event

Daniel Bess / Daniel Ahearn / Marcus Very Ordinary at The Fretted Frog

February 1, 2011 from 8pm to 11pm
Join us for an acoustic night at The Fretted Frog with:Daniel Aheran( Bess( we'll end the night with some acoustic indie act from Marcus Very Ordinary( More
Jan 30, 2011
roland belloir commented on Edward Sparks's group Capo Users Group
"Just received spider capos at the store. Compared to the harmonic capo (which, I agree, does not go in the same category), it is far easier to install and offer interesting horizons from the very first try. Play your own open tuning without messing…"
Sep 30, 2010
roland belloir posted a blog post

Fretboard dots, 9th or 10th fret?

As I'm not a gipsy jazz player myself (not yet, got plenty of time to learn), I've never noticed that the Gipsy Jazzguitars hada dot on the 10th fret, rather then on the 9th as all otherinstruments. Maybe as I started with a classical guitar with no dots, I didn't care much where the dots where! Anyway, a customer went into the store one day and asked for a John Jorgensen model we happened to have in stock.He started some Jazz licks and told me how hard it was to get used to thedot syst em on…See More
Sep 30, 2010
roland belloir replied to Robert Hancox's discussion Capo Gallery in the group Capo Users Group
"Hi Dick, Have you tried the spider capo?"
Sep 18, 2010
roland belloir joined Edward Sparks's group

Capo Users Group

If you use a capo...for anything...then you belong here!
Sep 18, 2010
roland belloir posted a video

The Fretted Forg's Guitar Lessons - Lorenzo

Lorenzo Grassi was born and raised in Rome Italy were he started his musical career as composer, singer and guitar player. He has been part of several succes...
Sep 18, 2010
roland belloir posted an event

Anthony Da Costa - Free concert at the fretted frog (EchO PArk L.A.) at The Fretted Frog

September 25, 2010 from 7:30pm to 10pm
About Anthony da CostaAnthony da Costa IS not afraid of nothing.Anthony da Costa's music combines folk, rock, Americana and pop, plus what it's like to be a very young man, with a very old soul (legendary N.Y. DJ, Pete Fornatale).Now 19 and a sophomore at Columbia University, in 2009, Anthony was named a WFUV New Artist to Watch and an Top 5 Up-&-Coming Young Singer. In 2008, he released two critically-acclaimed albums and was a Folk Alliance Emerging Artist of the Year nominee.…See More
Sep 18, 2010
roland belloir posted an event

The Fretted Frog's Open Mic Sat. 9/11 7 to 9pm at The Fretted Frog in Echo Park

September 11, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm
We're a new guitar store (All Acoustic) in Echo Park and have an Open Mic Night every other Saturday.The Rules?All AcousticAll original songs - no covers (don't mind to pay royalties, but the idea of the store is to let people now about folk/indie talents in East L.A.)See More
Sep 10, 2010
roland belloir commented on roland belloir's video

No Rain by Gabriel Deutsch

"Gabriel is a teacher at my store, so he cannot answer directly on my page. I'll let him know all nice comments he receives. Other arrangements will follow. His guitar is a Spanish handmade flamenca guitar, I'll get the reference for you.…"
Aug 17, 2010
Alfonso Espada commented on roland belloir's video

No Rain by Gabriel Deutsch

"Wonderfully performed! What brand of guitar is that? Are you using an alternate tuning?"
Aug 17, 2010

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Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Amateur or recreational musician, This is a profile for a guitar-related business engaged in the following area(s):, Retail shop
How many years have you been playing guitar?
10-20 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Nylon-string guitar, Archtop guitar, Electric guitar, Bass guitar, Ukulele
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Fender DG-27 SCB (Flattop Electro acoustic - S.Korea)
Cordoba 45 FCE (Nylon - Electro acoustic)
Fender Deluxe Ash Telecaster
Teisco Del Rey Archtop
Boulder Creek Riptide Ukulele
Gibson J-50 Deluxe 1974
Dean Electric Bass
What is your website address?
What type of music do you like to play?
Pop - Folk
Occasionaly rock
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Fretboard dots, 9th or 10th fret?

As I'm not a gipsy jazz player myself (not yet, got plenty of time to learn), I've never noticed that the Gipsy Jazzguitars had
a dot on the 10th fret, rather then…

Posted on September 30, 2010 at 1:01am


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