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1. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 01:32 BST
I just bought a guitar a couple days ago, and I was wondering how many people here on NL can play guitar?
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2. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 01:32 BST
I can play bass guitar and drums, but I suck on a 6-string.
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3. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 01:37 BST
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4. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 01:38 BST
Awesome! were you ever in a band?? I got a 6-string acoustic. I'm still learning but its fun
5. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 01:40 BST
I was pretty decent before an issue with my hand about a year ago prevented me from playing, but I had corrective surgery recently and picking up the guitar again is something I very much look forward to.
It's a brilliant and rewarding instrument, so keep at it. It will get discouraging. That's okay. Just don't give up.
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6. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 01:42 BST
ya I've been discouraged before, but thanks for the advice
7. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 01:44 BST
I play a lot too, solo though, i also compose my own versions of parts i know from songs off the radio
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8. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 01:45 BST
I was in a band for about 8 years. I've been playing the drums for 26 years. We recorded an EP that I have in storage somewhere on cassette. We had a great guitar player. I wonder what ever happened to him?
Edited on Fri 4th September, 2009 @ 01:46 by Corbs
9. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 01:47 BST
That guy was probably me , sorry to break it to ya, i moved on in pursuit of a solo career
Edited on Fri 4th September, 2009 @ 01:47 by Modern_Legend
10. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 01:48 BST
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11. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 05:25 BST
I fiddle about on a number of instruments. Guitar is not my favorite anymore, but it is without a doubt the most versatile. I found a cheap dinged up classical not long ago, and I absolutely love it. It sounds so much better than other acoustic guitars (non-classical? not sure what it'd be called). Enjoy your new toy, Kizzi. You'll get more mileage out of that than a game console in the long run.
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12. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 05:51 BST
I have a Yamaha acoustic guitar, it's not that great but it sounds good due to it's age. A Godin LG limited edition 50th anniversary Long and McQuade, six string, beautiful guitar, mahogany body and neck, Seymour Duncan humbuckers with coil taps mmm... Anyway, and a Fender Stratocaster 12 string electric.
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13. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 06:23 BST
I have a Gibson flying v,Gibson SG,Fender usa hwy1 strat, 2 dean bass guitars, Jackson charvel bass, and a crappy acousitc.
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14. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 06:26 BST
Right, but bringing back the topic's question, can you play guitar?
15. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 06:41 BST
I play the Guitar and Mandolin but like most people who play any instrument "I am not very good"
16. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 06:50 BST
I am jealous of the mandolin. It's next on my list.
17. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 07:05 BST
I have a gig in a couple of months, so yeah i'd say i play=)check out my new band were are called Carbon Clock you can check out a few recordings on this site http://www.myspace.com/ephixius oh yeah i forgot , i am mostly playing the bass for this band,but don't fret i am a guitarist as well and write music constantly.
Edited on Sat 5th September, 2009 @ 02:55 by odd69
18. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 12:41 BST
As Johnny Greenwood said, anyone can play guitar.
Anyhow, it was my first instrument at 16 (acoustic for the first several years, the only way to start, so that electric is so very easy when you finally try it), and my fingers were glued to the fretboard during a certain period of my life, but in recent years I prefer playing the keyboard or piano, mostly for versatility (ie, I can hear any song on the radio or out and reproduce all its parts faithfully on piano when I get home, from the chord progression to the bass line and melodic movement, but that's not quite the case with guitar). If my @$%@ carpal tunnel issues would disappear I'd be at the keyboard right now, but I'm having to give it a break, for the left-hand octaves cause quite a bit of pain in that arm right now.
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19. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 13:43 BST
My first acoustic which I loved and cherished, got thrown 40ft in the air because a stoopid girl mad me angry. I regretted it, the moment it left my hand. I nailed it back together and it had some awesome reverb on it after that.
I used to play alot but not much anymore. Can't read music for **** but love to sit there and break a tune down and recreate on guitar. I sometimes sample it into dance n chill tunes I make with cakewalk. The tips of my fingers are soft though, which shows how often I play.
20. Posted: Fri 4th Sep 2009 15:31 BST
I guess like a lot of people I went through that phase of high school where I was totally going to be an awesome rock star. I can play guitar fairly well, but for some reason I just can't get the hang of bass. Not the slightest clue why, as everyone always tells me it's so much easier.
Note:Keep up with the guitar. It's a great skill and the chicks LOVE it. I'm not kidding.
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