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I play guitar, piano, bass, and ukulele, and enough other instruments to get into trouble. Here's my band's site with links to our music: Baroque & Hungry. Come visit! Buy our stuff, if you like!

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Dec
4
comment Can't seem to find a good tutorial on theory for guitar players
Trying to find you some resources, but r/musictheory is a good place to hang out.
Nov
13
comment Is there a difference between 2/4 and 4/4
Related, possibly a duplicate: Is there any real-world difference between time signatures such as 4/4 and 8/8?
Oct
14
comment What are the advantages of WAV vs. MP3?
This question appears to be off-topic because it is not about music, it's a question about file formats and music production.
Aug
31
comment Playing guitar with webbed fingers
Agreed, just pointing out that this doesn't completely solve the problem.
Aug
31
comment Playing guitar with webbed fingers
I think new users can't upload pictures. If you'll post a link to your photos in the comments, we can edit them into your question.
Aug
31
comment Playing guitar with webbed fingers
This is a good thought, and it may be the simplest solution. But OP should be aware that while strumming and fingerpicking shouldn't be affected, playing fingerstyle or with fingerpicks could be a problem down the road.
Aug
19
comment Which fret do I place a capo on, to play Eb music using C chords?
@BobBroadley Well-put.
Aug
19
comment Which fret do I place a capo on, to play Eb music using C chords?
The question and the title now disagree, I think.
Aug
19
comment Which fret do I place a capo on, to play Eb music using C chords?
Agreed, on a second reading this question is ambiguous.
Aug
19
comment Which fret do I place a capo on, to play Eb music using C chords?
@scrowler - Putting a capo on the third fret means playing a C chord form yields an Eb chord. D minor form yields Fm, Em form gives you Gm, Ab form gives you Cm, and so on. You can also put a capo on the 6th fret, but that's less optimal for some players.
May
8
comment Rhythm/Drum exercises without drums
This does not provide an answer to the question. To critique or request clarification from an author, leave a comment below their post - you can always comment on your own posts, and once you have sufficient reputation you will be able to comment on any post.
Nov
16
comment Acoustic guitar: How to stop right index finger nail from wearing away?
Checkin: This is without a doubt a technique issue. My right index finger nail is now an indicator of sorts; when it's wearing away, I now know to hold the pick correctly. This is the best advice on playing I've ever gotten from this site.
Jul
15
comment Is there a name for the screeching sound made when changing chords on a guitar?
Flatwound strings also mitigate string noise, but the tone is somewhat duller than roundwound strings.
Jul
14
comment Steel-string parlor guitar - effect on tuning stability when changing string gauge?
Pre-tensioning: Is this stretching the strings out and letting them settle? Or something else?
Jul
13
comment Acoustic guitar, chip in rosette wood, how to avoid in future?
To follow up: I have been keeping the guitar in its case with a humidifier and have been moisturizing the wood, paying special attention to this area. Will have the chip looked at the next time I bring this guitar in for a setup.
Apr
26
comment Which early danceband guitarists tuned to Eb rather than E?
The edit looks like it was an attempt to turn this from a list question into an answerable question, possibly leaving it open.
Apr
15
comment How should I control my voice while rapping?
This is really three separate questions. Point 3 is off-topic here, but would be fine at Audio Video Production. They'd (correctly, IMO) ask for more detail.
Mar
25
comment How long can I store shrink-wrapped strings?
Was it only this set? I guess it's possible you just got a bad set of strings.
Dec
15
comment Acoustic guitar - how to wind strings on the tuning posts
@luserdroog - Thanks; have fixed that.
Dec
5
comment How to improve the blend between male and female voices on the same part in a choir?
A sound sample would be helpful, if you have one.