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Joined: Jul 14, 2002
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RE: Fingerpicking exercises

Acoustic Guitar has a few lessons that might get you started. There's even a lesson called Fingerpicking For Flatpickers. Finding a few fingerpicked...

17 years ago
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RE: Best Jazz Albums:

I just discovered the Tzadik label. The Masada Rock album rocked my socks. I suppose I would file it under the avante-garde. It is one of my new fa...

17 years ago
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RE: Music sales slide

Unfortunately, I think the music industry is shooting themselves in the foot when it comes to the legal downloads. Everything is loaded with DRM (dig...

17 years ago
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RE: The truth is out - rap is..............

Rap, like every other genre out there, has artists, and the guys the record companies can sell to the musically illiterate public in mass quantities. ...

17 years ago
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RE: Ani DiFranco anyone?

I love Ani! I've seen her live twice and both have been spectacular. She has so much energy when she plays. It just feels like she always means eve...

17 years ago
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RE: classical guitar studies/methods

Not a method book, but a book I've found very helpful: Pumping Nylon. A great book to help improve technique.

17 years ago
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RE: You know its time to walk away when...

Another string changing tutorial:Scroll down and select "Changing Your Steel Strings". There are some really nice color photos and clear illustration...

17 years ago
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RE: ammusing covers

How about The Gourds covering Snoop Dogg's Gin and Juice. One of my favorite covers of all time.

17 years ago
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RE: Iron & Wine

I second the M. Ward suggestion. I really like his newest album, Transisitor Radio.You might also like Mason Jennings.And if you're feeling a bit adv...

17 years ago
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RE: What song or songs are you woking on this month?

Into the Mystic--Van Morrison. My teacher worked out an arrangement of this in drop D. I'm working on smoothing out the chords and learning to sing ...

18 years ago
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RE: Carapal Tunnel

Good posture is the key. Take a look at these articles for some pointers:Also, stretch and warmup before playing. Do simple chromatics up and down t...

18 years ago
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RE: Best movies about music

Grateful Dawg--documentary about Jerry Garcia and David Grisman playing bluegrass. Really good stuff.

18 years ago
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RE: I'm an acoustic junkie...

I don't think I've played my electric in a year! It's just sitting in the corner looking pretty. I think it's going to get traded in for a nice clas...

18 years ago
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RE: rude music store

You weren't playing Smoke on the Water were you?

18 years ago
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RE: Dylan & Nelson

They toured minor league parks last summer. The show was fantastic! It instantly went on the "my favorite concerts" list. I've never really listene...

18 years ago
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