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What about a cigarbox Nyatiti?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fomhorach May 18, 2016. 3 Replies

I recently saw a video of a nyatiti.It is an african instrument that has a beautiful  harp-like sound.It's made from a gourd,but I thought why not a cigar box nyatiti? Granted the fullness of a gourd…Continue

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Putting together first annual Cigar Box guitar fest Northwest (Eugene,Oregon

Started this discussion. Last reply by Downtown Vinnie Apr 13, 2014. 19 Replies

HEY KIDS,I am takin on a project that might be a load ,but it must be done.Looking for performers,CBG Vendors,a venue,and Sponsors.I am working on a venue today...This is a grass roots approach.I…Continue

Talk me to my peops-How Do You Create YOUR Music ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ron "Oily" Sprague Jul 3, 2013. 7 Replies

Lets share our creative process,inspiration,How do you get up for creating maybe share some recording tips.What gets you up for playin?Well me....I would'nt say I'm exclusive in my way of playing…Continue

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Tell me YOUR Likes and dislikes of CBG building

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Cartwright Jul 5, 2013. 67 Replies

Hey thought i'd get some input from the pros and rookies on what YOU hate and like......likes....The sound thru the pickup when you get it soldered, stringing, intonating,playin it for the first…Continue

 

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"I'm pretty sure that this was done on a Yamaha 4 track recorder that you had to "stack tracks " on. I would record 4 and send them all back to one track and that would give me three more tracks..Had to be creative in those days."
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"Thanks soo much,kids..This song was somewhat cathartic,prob wrote it twenty years ago.I just do it for fun now.Happy to still find inspiration."
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"Hey whatever works Vinnie... got some niffy sounds for sure! Meowwwww^..^"
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"Wow! Cool video man. Nice studio work too - diggin' the song!"
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"Not sure if anyone has ever told you that you're a tad loopy??? ;-) Funkmiester VIn! Sounds good Bro!"
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"Good old Crap time uh"
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"Snappy little tune Vinnie, I dig it!"
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"Thank you so much Vin! I was under considerable strain but your tune helped me to relax... it really moved me... I was overcome by a sense of relief... and by the end... I flushed.  :D"
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At 12:03pm on February 17, 2018, Uncle John said…

Hoppy birthday, Vinnie!   I hope it's a good year for you and Di.

At 6:57pm on January 17, 2018, Jeff 'Bones' Reilly said…

Thanks very much DTV i have long way to go till im up there like you guys , loving your banjo work and the looping mate all the best for the year regards Jeff . 

At 6:32pm on January 13, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi Did You Get The MP3 by Gmail ? was wondering?

At 8:27pm on January 11, 2018, sean hawk said…

hey bro thanks!  Long time no see, hows life?

At 6:44pm on January 9, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks Mark for the Quick Send  off, il go of and do some tinkering whit it and see what comes out, bee getting back at you when ready! Greeeeettssszzz A.D.

At 11:07am on January 7, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thank you my Man ! Kind words Indeeed ! Honord that you liked the Tune, there are some more wordt that i have writen i may do a rerun but when the going get good ,you need to get going if you know what imean ! we try to keep it it coming like all you Crackers out there in (Cold Amerika) Do ! Greeeeettsszzz A.D.

At 2:37pm on December 9, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Maybee Don't know, are you reading between the lines? like i do mind speak sometimes like the medicine men do in the steamlodge, and then you get the tendensy to relive some stuff thats heavy on the Soul! dono,what you hear is what you get !! but thanks for the nice comments done a couple this afternoon ,i was flooting  ! be hearing you ! greeeettssszz A.D.

At 5:20pm on September 4, 2017, Erasmo Coco said…

Thanks for the friend request.

At 6:35am on April 18, 2017, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi There DT V Well its done and out on the Nation ! Hope you like whit i done whit the Video only changed the intro to a slow fade in a little volume boost and some rotor speaker sound ,check it out in your time Love and Chicken grease Greeeeeettsszzz A.D.

At 4:31pm on August 22, 2016, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks vinnie , Groovin, how is the  album recording coming along?

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Dan Sleeps Memorial

Posted on July 24, 2017 at 5:02pm 3 Comments

For anyone who is interested in attending Dan Sleeps service, it will be on August 5,2017 at 10:00am and will be at Fairfax Community Church 11451 Braddock Road,Fairfax VA will be followed by a luncheon at 9624 Masey McQuire Ct. Lorton VA.

Autism Rocks guitar

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 11:09am 0 Comments

My FB friend Charlie Watts is selling a sweet lil puzzle piece shaped cbg to raise money for autism.It didn't sell at the auction and I'd like to help sell it.Hit me up if you are interested.Let's help this cause ,people.…

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Having technical issues with my USB to computer studio..

Posted on February 17, 2013 at 2:36pm 0 Comments

I am getting sound to my USB , but no Levels on Cubase,I think my ports r correct,seems to be a simple fix , but not for me.....any help would be greatly appreciated....,grrrrrrr..... I'm feeling like the actor in the Fly........Hellllllllp meeee.

 
 
 

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