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June 2010 Blog Posts (25)

Onwards to Myke Mashers Final Gig + All the OPther news

Well today - 30th June - is Myke's final Gig. As usual The Mashers have their fingers crossed that it all goes according to plan - and that it's a biggie and a goodie.

If you can't be with us and may like to just spend a minute or so with Myke then the Mashers Live at The Riverside tracks can be found as a download package for FREE in the Free section of The CD Shop … Continue

Added by Richard Millard (Masher) on June 30, 2010 at 2:04am — No Comments

Sunday Free Noodle 21

This Weeks noodle is:

Matt Stevens - Draw (Rough Solo Mix), Guitar/Fuzz Bass/Guitar Synth, Filter Pedal - Stuart Marshall Drum Loop - K Feazey - Programming Recorded by K Feazey Not mixed or mastered.

This weeks noodle is an example of when you try something and it doesn’t work - we went for an electric solo on this, thinking kind of Neil Young/Thurston Moore/Zappa(live)/Greg Ginn messed up soloing - we just ended up kind of messy. Thats what happen when you do last minute… Continue

Added by Matt Stevens on June 27, 2010 at 11:38am — No Comments

"best in Show" award at Summer NAMM Show

Cooperstand wins "best in show" award at 2010 Summer NAMM in Nashville.…


Added by Daniel Cooper on June 24, 2010 at 1:48pm — No Comments

My Video 2

Added by Michael Han on June 24, 2010 at 3:44am — No Comments

My Video1

Added by Michael Han on June 24, 2010 at 3:30am — No Comments

UKMusicreview of Pete Christie album 'Frank' by Elliot Ramsey – Acoustic / Alternative / Folk Rock


of Pete Christie’s album ‘Frank’

Rating (1-10): 8.0

Review by Elliot Ramsey

Defined by The Troubadour…


Added by Pete Christie on June 22, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Common Chord Progressions

Hey everyone! I'm pretty new here (having just joined like so I thought I'd start with a blog post. After surfing around and reading many of the many educational posts and comments I thought I'd start off with listing some common chord progressions I found on the web in various nooks and crannies. Haven't really spend any time on these yet since I just recently compiled the list.

I've cross posted this list on my web site…


Added by Rich Scherlitz on June 22, 2010 at 11:31am — No Comments


Yes - it's that time of the week of again when I drop a reminder that the Acoustic Rotherham / Mashers Weekly News Blog is out there in the RSS corner of the Ning sites and HERE

This week I muse over the socio/political implications of the World Cup and our reasons for failure....... ho ho and there's a song to have a listen of. Worth the effort on it's own.

Much… Continue

Added by Richard Millard (Masher) on June 22, 2010 at 5:50am — No Comments

Cooperstand at the Summer NAMM

Cooperstand receives a "Best of Show" in the "Something Small" catagory from George Hines at the 2010 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville...

Added by Daniel Cooper on June 21, 2010 at 5:38pm — No Comments

A Father's day song for my Dad

Some years ago I wrote a song for my Dad. A few years ago I posted a link to it on and the discussion there was amazing. The usually snarky cynical group of nerds opened up. They came out of the woodwork to comment and wrote the answer to the question... "what would you say to your Dad today?... Thousands of people watched the video and hundreds commented in the thread and on Youtube. The comments in all three thread, each one a story, each one so different make you laugh, make you cry… Continue

Added by BareFoot MusicNews on June 20, 2010 at 4:58pm — No Comments

The Cooper stand is awesome!

Hey everyone I just checked out the Cooper stand at the Nashville TN summer NAMM show. In fact it was the most unique and best product there.

Ir weighed barely anything and fits in a guitar case because of its compact size. It will even click to the right size to hold a violin or viola! It's a great stand.

Visit there site and get rid of those Hercules stands that let your guitar lean back too far and buy the cooper stand…


Added by Lance Allen on June 19, 2010 at 9:14am — No Comments

Learning a Riff

Just tried to learn the Riff for Rebel Rebel..GEtting there. but did find that doing it with the electric as opposed to an acoustic, it sounds better, I guess that's because it's always heard as an electric riff.

But it's coming.

Added by Bil Manderson on June 16, 2010 at 8:26am — No Comments

Sunday Free Noodle 19

Apologies for the delay with this week’s noodle (stuff happened!!!)

Sunday Free Noodle 19 is:

Sonny - Make You Feel Good - Vocals/Acoustic Guitars - Written by Sonny - Electric Guitars - M.Stevens Produced and Mastered by Sonny - Mixed and Recorded by Sonny/K Feazey

You’re saying something, But all the words come out the same. I’m hearing nothing,

So we go round and round again,
The heat is rising, The…

Added by Matt Stevens on June 14, 2010 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Masher News from a Quiet week but still plenty to talk About

The Mashers weekly News Blog is published and can be found in all the usual places and of course by going…


Added by Richard Millard (Masher) on June 14, 2010 at 8:45am — No Comments

SBS Librería Internacional presenta: Jim Crow Blues: El Blues en la literatura estadounidense

Este es el link a mi próxima Diosertación:

This is the link to my next lecture:…


Added by Mario Aguirre on June 10, 2010 at 3:11pm — No Comments


I need to get heard! Send this link to anyone and everyone!!! Check out my videos!

You can also check out my Swing Swing Cover on:

Added by Meagan Cramer on June 10, 2010 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Taylor Guitars - Taylorware - Cooperstand

We want to thank Taylor Guitars for having faith in our Cooperstand design.

Daniel Cooper

Added by Daniel Cooper on June 9, 2010 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Electric guitar-Fender Strat basketcase

Well I should have my newest guitar acquisition in a little more than a week from now. It is a blue with white Fender Stratocaster circa 1978-1981. Basically it is complete EXCEPT it needs tuners, strings and a bridge and tremelo unit. It is a little beat up, but I don't expect perfection for the $20 it is costing me.

I wonder how it will play, what it will sound like when I get her fixed up and in playable condition. I know it will cost me upwards of $200 to put tuners, and a…


Added by Janice Hamilton on June 9, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

LA Times Magazine: 50 Greatest Guitarists Ever!!!!

Last week the LA Times Magazine put together a list of the 50 greatest guitarists (in alphabetical order).... some great choices.... Doc Watson, Merle Travis, Chet Atkins, Leo Kottke.... check it out and vote for your favorite…


Added by Cary Georges on June 8, 2010 at 1:29pm — No Comments

The Vintage Guitar News and Views.June /July Edition

Fender amplifiers.

Most of if not all amps produced either in the past or present owe a majority of

their linage to the amps first created by Leo Fender. Many people

already know this but there are always new members joining the ranks of

guitarists and collectors who may not. I will provide a basic time…

Added by GregsGuitars on June 8, 2010 at 9:14am — No Comments

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