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Matthew Borczon
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ice Bob May 31. 7 Replies

 

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Matthew Borczon commented on karl waring's video
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Shane Speal's Snake Oil Band "Strung Out, Drunk & Busted"

"A great band just gettin greater!!! A tight knit family of 4 only children who have done it all. robbed banks fathered children, built churches, stolen candy bars and branded cattle all before deciding to form the evilest rock band in the world!!!…"
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Smart Phone - Old Fart Rant

"Extra good song. I hate the idea of texting, but then I hate talking on the phone as well. You capture the feeling perfectly. Rock on unc!!!!!"
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Matthew Borczon commented on Uncle John's video
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Grandpa Was A Carpenter -John Prine cover

"such a sweet version of a wonderful song. Thanks, this was a real treat in my otherwise boring Sunday."
Sep 14
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Lawyers, Guns and Money CBG

"very nice work on this. Great song choice by the way."
Sep 14
Matthew Borczon replied to Wayfinder's discussion Wayfinder's Music Site Online
"Very nice site. I enjoyed your cbgs and the rest. Like your humor as well. Pretty sweet work on the site."
Sep 11
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Matthew Borczon replied to Scruggy's discussion who sells best CBGs
"I hope so John and you are worth every cent you charge. I know you have a family so you know how it is. I got 4 kids under 16 years old so my money to spend on me is o so few and far between. Thank God I love kids even more than cbgs. It is very…"
Sep 9
Matthew Borczon replied to Scruggy's discussion who sells best CBGs
"Jim, I like what you said about the best being ones you build. I find that to be true. Even though I have sold a few over the years I am way more interested in giving people the information to build their own. That process though frustrating at…"
Sep 9

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At 4:30am on August 11, 2014, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the nice Comments there Matthew ,sliding on down to a new one dont bee a exception now you here! Greeettssszzz.

At 10:18pm on July 29, 2014, the anonymous pick said…

thanx for the  great  comment  ;-)

At 7:31am on July 28, 2014, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks there Matthew ,for your nice Comments, and opinnion! Greetsszzz.

At 2:39pm on July 25, 2014, Jim Morris said…

Thanks Matthew. I never go into it with any expectations since I'm sort of new to banjo and a lot of folks there have been playing a long time. It's just great to socialize and jam with folks that I've listened to and learned from in the last few years.

At 8:22pm on June 21, 2014, Ryan Rose said…

Hi, Matt. Sorry I didn't reply to your question about my banjo earlier. I haven't been on in a while. Anyway, it sounds good. Not quite as "plunky" as a normal banjo, but it's got a nice twang to it. A later addition that's not in the pictures is a small strip of rubber shelf matting under the bridge. It deadens a little bit of the sustain, and pushes it a bit from guitar to banjo territory. Not a huge difference, and not really necessary, but it's what I did. The toothpick frets are holding up ok, mostly because I never play it. But all of my builds have toothpick frets, and none of them have any wear that's detrimental to playability. The eyebolts are so-so on this particular build, because they don't hold their tuning, but that's due to poor drill bit choice. On most of my other builds, they hold their tuning very well (most, because I used the same drill bit on another one, and have the same problem).

At 10:20pm on May 10, 2014, Wichita Sam said…

Matt, Thanks for the comment.  It was super frustrating, trying to get that track laid down. I was back and forth between using a baritone 4string and a 3 string run through a Boss octave pedal.  Add the usual production grungees, that what I thought to be an easy track took me right to the dead line.  A great example of "maybe not done, but finished".

Nice review from a performer that I respect means a lot.  I'll get to give the whole CD a listen tomorrow.  I expect to enjoy yours.  Let you have detail critique :-) of yours later.

Thanks again and blessings, 

Sam

At 8:36am on May 4, 2014, Glenn Watt said…
For starters Matt, thank you for sharing your bandcamp page with me! I gave each track off of your newest release a listen and was particularly taken with Coal Miners, Shady Grove, and Wreck on the Highway. Great stuff! It has me looking forward to going back and listening to your earlier releases.

Thank you also for sharing with me your recording setup. I enjoyed your sound and in turn am now questioning what direction I want to experiment with first: direct recording or mic'ed.

I see that you are in PA. Hopefully I'll see you for the CBG Fest in York in August.

Take care Matthew. I may hit you up with more questions!
At 9:32pm on April 24, 2014, Muddy Creek Guitars said…
Thanks for your comments on my Autism Awareness guitar! It was fun to work on!
I like the gits you build. I hope you have good luck selling them!
At 4:19pm on April 24, 2014, Dave Lynas said…
You did a great job on the decoration. You succeded in the rustic look for sure. Thanks for showing.
At 12:37pm on April 24, 2014, the anonymous pick said…

thanx for the kind  words  back  ;-)

  

 
 
 

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