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Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-31-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,589
Posted By Slurgi
:golfclap: Amen to, well, everything you've said...

:golfclap:

Amen to, well, everything you've said in this thread. =D

:cheers:
Slurgi
Forum: Musician Talk 12-03-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 851
Posted By Slurgi
My advice is to take the decision very seriously....

My advice is to take the decision very seriously. If you've really decided that guitar isn't for you, at least keep one guitar (acoustics are easy to pick up, but I'm biased...). You never know...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-10-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Slurgi
Well, there are only really 11 distinct...

Well, there are only really 11 distinct intervals, so once you get those down you're off to a really great start. You'll get better as you practice, and although certain intervals are certainly more...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 10-10-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By Slurgi
I own a Garrison. It's a budge Garrison - the...

I own a Garrison. It's a budge Garrison - the AG-400 (the old style, when they had the carbon fiber bracing for the entire body instead of just portions like they do with most models now). Anyway,...
Forum: Original Recordings 10-09-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By Slurgi
Slurgi - =(

Hello everybody,

I'm not sure if anyone here would recognize me anymore. I used to be a regular but took a (year or two) hiatus. I just recorded the first song I've recorded in a long time. ...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-12-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 712
Posted By Slurgi
I would say that as soon as someone owns their on...

I would say that as soon as someone owns their on guitar and has played it at least a little bit, they're a "guitar player"

It's an ambiguous term that doesn't denote ability. Someone who is an...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-11-2007, 02:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 896
Posted By Slurgi
I was working on a program earlier this year that...

I was working on a program earlier this year that would intelligently 'compose' music to be pleasing to the ear yet still interesting. It would pick pseudo-random melody notes from whatever tonal...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-08-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By Slurgi
Well there's a whole host of questions we could...

Well there's a whole host of questions we could ask you at this point.

A few things you can do to the fretboard are to apply lemon oil to the fretboard (most classical guitars don't have finished...
Forum: The Pit 01-03-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 9,200
Posted By Slurgi
But the thing is, there's been countless evidence...

But the thing is, there's been countless evidence in this thread against what you have just stated.

And I really hate to bring up religion again, but I'll do so from a historical perspective. The...
Forum: The Pit 01-03-2007, 04:06 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 9,200
Posted By Slurgi
Gah, I hope I don't get into this thread. From...

Gah, I hope I don't get into this thread.



From a biological standpoint, there could be many other related things to a larger attraction towards one's own sex that could be beneficial enough to...
Forum: The Pit 01-03-2007, 03:54 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 9,200
Posted By Slurgi
Intolerance towards homosexual people is...

Intolerance towards homosexual people is ridiculous. I've made a number of homosexual friends at college (both men and women). They've all made it abundantly clear that they were born with the...
Forum: The Pit 01-03-2007, 03:50 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 86,588
Posted By Slurgi
Oh my GOD this thread is awesome. I just spent...

Oh my GOD this thread is awesome. I just spent about two hours on this thread simply because I had to stop and laugh for like 10 minutes at each of the ones I liked. I almost pissed myself, some of...
Forum: The Pit 01-03-2007, 03:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,481
Posted By Slurgi
I can't BELIEVE nobody's said the most obvious. ...

I can't BELIEVE nobody's said the most obvious. So you're busy getting it on, and she says...

"I have aids"
Forum: The Pit 01-03-2007, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By Slurgi
Actually, according to the wikipedia article on...

Actually, according to the wikipedia article on Mercury, salmon is supposed to have low levels of mercury.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury_%28element%29

Anyway, fish is supposedly good for...
Forum: Alternative & Indie 01-03-2007, 02:50 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 14,833
Posted By Slurgi
Maybe I've been listening to the wrong tracks but...

Maybe I've been listening to the wrong tracks but I really, really didn't care for any Arcade Fire songs I'd heard. It just really rubbed me the wrong way.

Any suggested listening?

:cheers:
Slurgi
Forum: Alternative & Indie 01-03-2007, 02:45 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 4,439
Posted By Slurgi
That's because you need to get the music online! ...

That's because you need to get the music online! Okay, I'm being facetious.

Anyway, I would like to say that I buy a lot of CDs, but for the most part I find myself supporting musical acts that I...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-03-2007, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Slurgi
Especially when people step on the tubes! Man I...

Especially when people step on the tubes! Man I wish they'd quit doing that!

Anyway, bucky's given some great advice throughout this thread. You're asking a bit too broad of questions to really...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-03-2007, 01:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 870
Posted By Slurgi
I work at a Mesa dealer, so I thought I'd let you...

I work at a Mesa dealer, so I thought I'd let you in on a bit of a secret.

Most dealers will sell Mesa Boogie amps for the exact same price as every other store, due to Mesa's "pro-net" pricing that...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-03-2007, 01:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 990
Posted By Slurgi
I'm really, really picky about intonation, so I'm...

I'm really, really picky about intonation, so I'm a bit more extreme than most, but here's my general methodology.

When I first pick up a guitar i play some chromatic scales a tad to warm up my...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-02-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By Slurgi
Pliers? If you can't pull it out, you could try...

Pliers?

If you can't pull it out, you could try pushing it all the way through. Hopefully you don't hurt anything. Good luck.

:cheers:
Slurgi
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-02-2007, 08:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,016
Posted By Slurgi
Getting one for your guitar is a lot cheaper. ...

Getting one for your guitar is a lot cheaper. The reason the shop I work for has room humidifiers is so we can just humidify the entire shop. It's a bit of a pain to have to refill the big...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-02-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 495
Posted By Slurgi
Hahaha, that picture is AWESOME. I love...

Hahaha, that picture is AWESOME. I love it!

:cheers:
Slurgi
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-02-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By Slurgi
I'm going to say with a high degree of certainty...

I'm going to say with a high degree of certainty that xiaoming is correct here.

:cheers:
Slurgi
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-02-2007, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Slurgi
I've found the pinky generally just isn't long...

I've found the pinky generally just isn't long enough for your other digits to be fully extended to a comfortable playing position. That's probably why classical technique teaches you to use only...
Forum: Alternative & Indie 01-02-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,167
Posted By Slurgi
Haha, agreed. :cheers: Slurgi

Haha, agreed.

:cheers:
Slurgi
Forum: Alternative & Indie 01-02-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,890
Posted By Slurgi
Yes. I'm going to perform that song (among...

Yes.

I'm going to perform that song (among others) at an open mic this Friday.

A couple other good Decemberists 'love songs' are "Angel, Won't you Call me?" and "Yankee Bayonet"

And I'd have to...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-02-2007, 01:46 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 5,819
Posted By Slurgi
Alvarez-45 Maton-38 Martin and Co- 39 HURT...

Alvarez-45
Maton-38
Martin and Co- 39 HURT
Taylor- 40 HEAL

edit: I have a feeling this could go on for a long time, heh. Perhaps if two hurt points and one heal point were allowed per post...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-02-2007, 01:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,016
Posted By Slurgi
I'm sorry, but I'm going to have to really,...

I'm sorry, but I'm going to have to really, really make sure everyone here understands that you are NOT correct.



Mold (same thing as 'mould' - we spell it differently in the US) is just a bunch of...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-01-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By Slurgi
That's quite the slick little device he has on...

That's quite the slick little device he has on their for sure.

This is quite the beautiful song though, for sure! This guy can really play! Reminds me of Don Ross. I only wish I could play as...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-01-2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By Slurgi
A guitar sounds an octave lower than it is...

A guitar sounds an octave lower than it is written on the treble clef. What you said was true. You are also correct that the low E string vibrates at 82.41Hz.

An A440 is the high E string on the...
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