Guitarkadia from March 02 – 08

by guitarkadia on March 9, 2009

in Blog

Don’t have time to visit or read this blog everyday? Read the weekly digest every Monday morning, complete with excerpts from the original post:
  • Interview with Vance Henry of Iron Horse
    Posted on Monday, March 2nd, 2009 in Interviews – Comments: (2)
    I’ve devoted a few good posts on my love of Bluegrass music, most recently in this guest post. My love for Metallica, and heavy metal music, is old news. On pen and paper the two genres don’t mix. But it did. And it rocked!I’d picked up Iron Horse’s Fade to Bluegrass some years ago from the public library and listened to it all the time.
  • Interview with Vance Henry & Ricky Rogers of Iron Horse
    Posted on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009 in Interviews – Comments: (0)
    Check out part one: Interview with Vance Henry. Iron Horse: [About] [Tour] [Albums] [Song Samples] [Booking] [MySpace]V = Vance Henry: Guitar, lead, and tenor vocals.  R = Ricky Rogers: Bass, baritone, and lead vocals.G: How did the idea of doing covers of metal and rock songs come up? Ricky:  We always had an interest in doing material that did not originate in the bluegrass genre.
  • Return of Spinal Tap: Unwigged and Unplugged
    Posted on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009 in humor – Comments: (0)
    The band, who some years later came back as this band, is back as this band.
  • Chords as Voices
    Posted on Wednesday, March 4th, 2009 in lesson – Comments: (2)
    a guest post by Christopher DavisMost guitarists are familiar with with the C.A.G.E.D. system of chords and scales.  Essentially the whole point of the CAGED system is to say, “Hey, you can play stuff in different positions of the guitar.”  Which is awesome!  But the CAGED system is also useful for figuring out where exactly chords come from.
  • Guitar Coolness – Part One
    Posted on Thursday, March 5th, 2009 in Miscellaneous Coolness – Comments: (1)
    a guest post by Dee ShihabI was really thrilled when Emon contacted me to be the first guest blogger on Guitarkadia. I’m very flattered! Do you want to hear the funny part, though? I know absolutely nothing about guitars! What I do know about is, cool guitar themed products, which is what I come bearing. Why limit your love for guitars by only owning a guitar when even the ice in your drink can be molded into one?
  • Guitar Coolness – Part Two
    Posted on Friday, March 6th, 2009 in Miscellaneous Coolness – Comments: (0)
    a guest post by Dee ShihabPart One.Guitar and Amp PillowcasesAir Guitar Rockstar:Limited Edition Mickey Mouse Smashing Guitar FigureKeystars Key CoversThe Guitar Legend Miniature GuitarsElectric Guitar PinsNature Guitar TeeDIY Ukulele KitMini Amp iPod SpeakersGuitar FlyswattersDee Shihab blogs about cool stuff at HolyCool. Based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, she professes to be a “gadget, music, art, internet, coffee, chocolate (and few other things) freak.
  • Shooting NIN
    Posted on Saturday, March 7th, 2009 in live – Comments: (0)
    Music, film, and photography revolves around me like the moon around the earth. Without them, I’m just another planet. Every chance I get, I try to look up to them and seek comfort from them because…they make me look better than I am. As this blog evolves, you’ll see a lot of that being incorporated.Meanwhile, let’s check out the work of Rob Sheridan who’s doing exactly what I hope to, and does it well.
  • Design Bass Guitar Using Photoshop
    Posted on Sunday, March 8th, 2009 in design – Comments: (0)
    Wojciech Pijecki has a really cool Photoshop tutorial video series [he contributes to the very cool psdtuts+ blog] on Vimeo. This is part 1 of his bass guitar design using Photoshop. If you like what you see, go over to his blog post and check out the rest.
  • Interview with Luka Bloom
    Posted on Sunday, March 8th, 2009 in Interviews – Comments: (0)
    One of my favorite places to visit at the Twin Towers was the Borders book store. If I’m not mistaken, that was one of the first places in the city to have listening stations where you could listen to complete albums. The magazine section used to be near the entrance, right next to where Krispy Kreme was. And the escalator would take you downstairs to the Warner Brothers store.
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