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eK commented on micky rooney's video

Mark Sandman of Morphine - Interview On His Basses

"Thanks for sharing! Mark was a Boston original if there ever was on. He was also a fine musician and musical innovator who's career was sadly far too short for him to get the recognition he deserved."
May 9
eK commented on Marcy Paulson's video

Julianne Johnson on a Cigar Box Fiddle

"Lovely tune and wonderful sound. (I'm into old-time and I've been binging on Ilana Katz lately.) It's great to hear another fine fiddler playing this type of music. And even better when it's being played so well - and on a even…"
Apr 22
eK commented on Sammy Lloyd's video

and the band played waltzing matilda 1915

"Only one word for this performance: genuine. Thanks for sharing it with us."
Apr 22
eK commented on Cpt. Nemoff's video

Adagio Albinoni CBG Cover by Captain Nemoff

"восхитительный !!!"
Apr 22
eK commented on turtlehead's video

CBG LED Sunglasses

"Now that's my kind of crazy! And I've been looking... "
Mar 24
eK commented on Daniel Hulbert's video

Electric Harp Ukulele

"Beyond amazing! Can't wait to hear what you come up with for it."
Mar 24
eK commented on JW Leader's video

2 Cents Worth

"Nice! Got an almost Jethro Tull-like acoustic rock-jazz vibe going on in there! Get some lyrics and turn a band loose on it. To my ears, it's a winner."
Mar 21
eK commented on JW Leader's video

Sunshine Sublime

"On repeated listening I start hearing this unlikely pairing of Gracie Slick's and Donovan's voices singing something along the lines of: Gentle breezes   Summer sunshine     Drifting through my mind... Passing, fading  …"
Mar 21
eK commented on JW Leader's video

Sunshine Sublime

"Love those neo-raga sounding things that lend themselves so naturally to CBGs. Nicely done!"
Mar 21
eK commented on Dave David's video

Cigar Box Resonator Guitar

"@David David - thanks, but that's ok. I was just curious. I see no point bugging a builder directly unless I'm in the market to buy something from them. Tire kicking was never my forte. Cheers!"
Mar 6
eK commented on Dave David's video

Cigar Box Resonator Guitar

"5-piece laminated set-in neck? Wow! That's not yo' Daddy's CBG. :-)) Sounds and looks great. Dare I ask what something like that goes for?"
Mar 5
eK commented on Norbert Kochhan's video

Chill Chais

"Really like that almost sitar-like resonance you're coaxing out of it in places. (I'm guessing using a P90 helps a bit?)  Beautiful song too - like most Irish traditional tunes are IMHO. Well done!"
Feb 19
eK commented on Vinylhed's video

Midlife Crisis (Life Begins at 40) - With recording preamble

"Great song. Love the lyrics, However, if you're saying this at 40 I can safely promise you that once you've added another dozen or so to the tally (like some of us have) you'll have a lot more verses to add to this song! :-))"
Feb 19
eK replied to PKB's discussion Does a fretless bass require a radiused fingerboard? in the group Cigar Box Basses
"Most foils aren't made of magnetic metals. And copper or aluminium foil (the most common types) wouldn't work with magnetic pickups in any case. It would have to be some ferrous metal like nickel, or some combination of the two. I'm…"
Feb 8
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Dec 22, 2014
eK commented on neanderpaul's video

neanderpaul Winter Wonderland cigar box guitar

"Awesome as always! Thx for making me smile."
Dec 18, 2014
eK commented on turtlehead's video

Turtles All The Way Down

"Terry Pratchette would agree. It's the basis for Discworld which floats through an improbable universe on the back of "The Great Atuin - the Cosmic Turtle." Great performance too!"
Dec 13, 2014
eK commented on GARY KNIGHT's video

Subtle Raveesh By Gary Knight (EHX Ravish Sitar)

"LOL! If you like those, be sure to also take a look at the Organizer pedal by Earthquaker Devices too. Similar idea but with a very different implementation and approach. Good demo of it here."
Dec 9, 2014
eK commented on Mr.C's video

Beffheart jaming

"smoooth and jazzy. well done!"
Dec 8, 2014
eK commented on GARY KNIGHT's video

Subtle Raveesh By Gary Knight (EHX Ravish Sitar)

"Really like that. BTW - I've been doing everything in my power not to buy a Ravish Sitar pedal since I have more important things I really should be spending money on. This video is not helping. ;-))"
Dec 8, 2014

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At 10:29am on December 4, 2014, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi  there eK , the joke is on you! monkey suit ,long gone little diddy, LOL must bee funny Greeetttssszzz The dumb dutchy dont get it !!

At 6:57am on July 2, 2014, Graham Alibone said…

Thankyou for friending me eK, Iwill remember your offer thanks.   


At 3:18am on May 20, 2014, Richey Kay said…

Thanks for the friend request eK, hope you had a good one!

At 2:48am on May 7, 2014, Richey Kay said…

Happy birthday eK!

At 1:33pm on December 6, 2013, railroadDon said…

repairs been done to the video,sorry try not to let it happen again

At 10:48am on December 6, 2013, railroadDon said…

eh sorry Im working on it ,had to make a small adjustment ,it will be back ,thank you

At 3:45am on August 25, 2013, Diglydog said…

Thanks for the friend add eK :-)

At 8:02pm on January 17, 2013, Mike Izzo said…

eK - thanks for the friend request.  I'll have lot's of questions being that I've never made a bass (made a few CBG's) and I don't even play one!  Right now I'm just in the info-gathering stage.


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At 11:09am on October 9, 2012, turtlehead said…

It's all good eK, I still have the Keef on the shelf.  I wanted to get some more builds under my belt before I finished it.  I think it's about time...

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