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The Who in Chicago, 1967. Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Jim Summaria
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So you've picked up a decent axe off a buddy for a great price. It looks cool and sounds cool, and when your buddy played it last Halloween it sounded GREAT. But when you get it home it doesn't quite fit you like a glove. If you have a few simple tools available and can overcome your fear of screwing something up, you can probably get it playing more comfortably without resorting to a professional repair guy.
Respected session and touring guitarist David Grissom and Paul Reed Smith Guitars have enjoyed a decades-long relationship, the DGT being a beautiful outcome of that partnership. Over the years Grissom’s perspectives as a seasoned pro have served as an important influence on the development of PRS instruments.
A recent post claiming that the UK has essentially thrown up its hands in the face of illegal downloading appears to have got the facts wrong. The story, which has been getting a lot of attention across the Internet, suggests that instead of prosecuting illegal downloaders and file-sharers, they will be sent four warning letters and then if they persist…nothing happens.
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Turn on the radio in any major city. Start rolling through the stations, and notice where you hear the distinct sounds of the banjo. The first instance will probably be on a contemporary country station—maybe a Keith Urban song or the hook in Eric Pasley’s “Friday Night.” Next, you may hear picking on the oldies or classic rock station, an Eagles song or some Neil Young. What may surprise you is hearing the banjo on contemporary pop, and even college or alternative rock stations. From Mumford and Sons to Bon Iver, the banjo is popping up in new and unusual places.