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The Voice Of Limelight - Meet Gaëlle Buswel Live

Arcticle initially posted on my Facebook page, The Acoustic Corner.

Photos by Mathilde Lacazette.…





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Added by Pascal Proust on March 21, 2012 at 3:08pm — No Comments

The Acoustic Corner on Facebook

That's it! I've finally started a public page - in English - on Facebook dealing with acoustic guitar and music : The Acoustic Corner.

Therefore, you're abviously all invited to join in and like my page! I'll post links, videos, and any kind of information about acoustic music: instruments (not only guitar), styles, gigs, musicians, press etc. Of…

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Added by Pascal Proust on February 27, 2012 at 2:27am — No Comments

Folk revival : go for girls!

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Added by Pascal Proust on February 19, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

A big step forward!

I'm very proud to announce that the video of Yesterday's…

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Added by Pascal Proust on February 11, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

The magnolia effect

Have some of you seen the P. T. Anderson movie Magnolia (1999)? The topic of this melodrama deals with chance/fate, interections between people even if they are not directly related to each other. On some of the posters of this film, you read…

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Added by Pascal Proust on February 9, 2012 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Gaëlle Buswel website is on!

That's it! talented French artist Gaëlle Buswel has now her official website :

http://www.gaelle-buswel.fr

It has been online since January 20. Most of pages are in French, but…

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Added by Pascal Proust on January 21, 2012 at 4:24am — No Comments

HO HO HO!!!

To all the Acoustic Guitar fellows here :

Happy Holidays to…

Added by Pascal Proust on December 19, 2011 at 3:06pm — No Comments

En route to the five preludes...

That's it! After 3 weeks of hard work (but pretty faster than expected), I'm almost done with Heitor Villa-Lobos' Prelude n°1. There are still a few things to work on, but nothing impossible, I guess within a week or two it'll be ok technically, and I'll really start working on the final, personnal touch : nuances and interpretation. Last Friday, when I saw my…

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Added by Pascal Proust on December 5, 2011 at 11:47am — No Comments

Home recording : now!!!

I've finally got a home recorder!!! and a 8-track one : Tascam DP-008 :)))

Added by Pascal Proust on October 29, 2011 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Home recording... soon!

I just can't wait to get this TASCAM DP-004, 4-track portable recorder!!! When I get it I'll be able to record whatever I play, covers with personnal arrangements and also my own tunes. It may take a little while until I have some pieces ready, but be sure I'll share them with you on here…

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Added by Pascal Proust on October 9, 2011 at 10:04am — No Comments

Level up!

That's it! I finally gone a step forward in my guitar studies, whatever the style, and thanks to my (hard) work on classical guitar pieces. On Friday, my guitar teacher and I met up after 5 weeks off. Before going away on vacation, he let me free to keep working on whatever I wanted, and just told me to work a little on flamenco improvisation, but…

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Added by Pascal Proust on September 25, 2011 at 11:37am — 1 Comment

Cool-looking pedals! :D

I don't know about the quality but, at least, the effect pedals by Jam Pedals look pretty cool! ^^…

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Added by Pascal Proust on August 22, 2011 at 12:59pm — No Comments

First audition scheduled

Today, at the end of my weekly guitar lesson, my teacher told me that he'd like to present me for an audition next year. So I'll choose, or we'll choose together, a solo piece on steel string guitar or classical guitar, no matter the style of music. Then I'll study within a year and I'll go to the audition. I take it as a nice challenge, but I'm also a bit nervous - already! - about it. Indeed, I guess playing at an audition isn't like playing in front of a regular audience. There may be…

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Added by Pascal Proust on June 25, 2011 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Big improvement :D

Practice is really worth it. Today I can finally play bossa nova standard Samba De Uma Nota So (One-Note Samba) almost well. The transciption I've got has a part featuring a classic bossa chord-melody progression (with 4-string chord patterns), with a bossa…

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Added by Pascal Proust on June 22, 2011 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Music Day!!!

 

Tomorrow here in France, it'll be music day, as it's always been on every June 21 since 1981. It's a big celebration all over the country, with many free gigs everywhere on the streets. Here in Tours, there are a lot of amateur and pro musician (Mick Jagger even owns a mansion nearby!!). I'm posting this message today because, obviously, I'll be wandering around downtown tomorrow evening!!! ^^ Do you guys have same kind of celebration in your countries?

Here are some exerpts…

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Added by Pascal Proust on June 20, 2011 at 4:03pm — 2 Comments

Vendôme International Guitar Festival

 

Hi all!

 

15th international guitar festival in Vendôme, France (Loire Valley, nearby Tours), from April 30th to May 7th, 2011. In addition to gigs, master classes…

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Added by Pascal Proust on April 15, 2011 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

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