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Dont just practice, practice slow

Taesoo Seok lives with his wife, Kyung-hye Kim in Yongin city, South Korea. He plays the guitar and banjo, and his wife Kyung-hye plays the mandolin. One of their favorite spare time activities is to play duets.

Taesoo took interests in a wide range of music by taking private lessons from Brad Davis (flatpick guitarist, Grammy Award Winner), Lisa McCormick(singer/songwriter/guitarist, Overall Grand Prize Winner in the USA Songwriting Contest), and Bruce…


Added by Taesoo Seok on July 22, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments

Vitality Island Music Festival on the first day the opening guitar Cordless

July 16, starting from the morning, Suzhou will be the next stop the rain, people can once doubt… Continue

Added by judytian on July 22, 2010 at 2:05am — No Comments

Sunday Free Noodle 24

Sunday Free Noodle 24 is:

Sand Part 2 - Matt Stevens - Live-looped direct to tape using a line 6 DL4 and an acoustic guitar - no sequencers.

This is Sand Part 2, some of you may remember I posted Sand Part 4 a few weeks back. This is Part 2 of the same thing, I’m not sure I’ll ever finish the project to be honest, although I may redo this part for my next “proper” album. For this one I worked out the chords Am Am maj7/6,F9,E7 then recorded the whole progression backwards into… Continue

Added by Matt Stevens on July 18, 2010 at 9:42am — No Comments

New Line of Handcrafted Wood Guitar Stands

I've launched a new line of guitar stands created as fine furniture. Take a Stand Inc. guitar

stands are handcrafted using the finest hardwoods with wood trim accents,

precision machined metal and genuine leather. Check them out at… Continue

Added by Stuart Mono on July 14, 2010 at 9:28am — No Comments

It's getting busy for acoustic Rotherham and The Mashers

This weeks Mashers News Blog is live and you cn find it HERE

And great news from The Myke Barritt Music Trust. Phoebe has started the job of selling off some of Myke's train collection and has raised in one weekend the fantastic sum of £600 - apparently around £550 of that

came from the sell of one particular train set.

That takes the overall Trust fund… Continue

Added by Richard Millard (Masher) on July 14, 2010 at 1:48am — No Comments

Adding New Material

Tonight I will upload new material that I have recorded since the beginning of the year. Some songs are old some songs are new. Be sure to listen and make comments good or bad

Added by Carl Smoker on July 12, 2010 at 9:42am — No Comments

Just Play Gear

Hi, I've just re-started an online shop promoting a theme I try to pass on to a few students which is to 'Just Play'!

Also, hope to add to making a crust along the way!



Added by Steve O'Donnell on July 10, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Cooperstand and Taylor Guitars

Taylorware once again has Cooperstand Pro-G Guitarstand in stock... Get them while they last.…


Added by Daniel Cooper on July 10, 2010 at 9:48am — No Comments

Taku Sakashta: The trial of Josh Begley

Just an update on the case, which was in court today for pretrial confirmation. The prosecution and defense confirmed the trial date of August 2. The case will almost certain proceed on that date; Begley has not waived time - that is, he has not given up his right to a speedy trial - much beyond this court date, and indications are that he will not waive time again. There were some other minor issues covered in court today, but nothing of any significance. The next court date is July 22, for… Continue

Added by Bart Scott on July 8, 2010 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Problems with Firebox

I purchased a PreSonus Firebox with my Imac about 17 months ago(imam 4 GB - 800 MHz / 2.8 GHz Core 2 Duo and upgraded to leopard 10.6.4...
Due to my work I have not had a lot of time to play and discover the recording world... (although I do regularly read blogs and comments from a very knowledgable user group)
The software I am using is Logic express 8 and of course when wanting something really quick Garageband...

In short I have not used the midi interface a lot…

Added by Don Lawson on July 6, 2010 at 11:46am — No Comments


Added by George Hope on July 6, 2010 at 11:09am — No Comments


This weeks News Blog is now available. It's a big one this week as I reflect upon the past few weeks and the time I spent with Myke, and

looking forward now to the future - there's also a big vote of thanks to

all of you who came along to what I think of as Myke's Final Gig, and

links for those who couldn't be with us to video of the Ceremony and

clips from the Wake.…


Added by Richard Millard (Masher) on July 6, 2010 at 4:48am — No Comments

My Main Video Channel on Youtube

Dear friends, For those of you that may be interseted I’m proud to send you my Main Video Channel on Youtube where I’ve just posted some High Definition videos of me playing My Own Music in Concert (plus a few pieces by Villa-Lobos and De…


Added by Eric F. Lemieux on July 3, 2010 at 6:35pm — No Comments

New DADGAD Group Established

For those players with a special interest in the DADGAD tuning we've created a new group here in the Acoustic Guitar Community. The group is a resource for DADGAD tabs, chords and other support. If you have an interest in DADGAD join in -

Added by Michael Robertson on July 1, 2010 at 6:34am — No Comments

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

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