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Re: A while back.....
sorry im realising that i got the models completely confused,i thoguth
this was the trey gunn model
this is the one i meant and is actually not a bad looking guitar
wow this is develoed by Markus Reuter? the website doesnt specify what
they cost,anybody know more info?
On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 3:35 PM, Tony K <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> There's a new player on the tap guitar scene.
> On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 6:05 AM, Per Boysen <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 9:42 AM, Louie Angulo
>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > hey Per i saw one of your stick videos cheers man you are getting
>> > good!
>> > can you give me some info about it? which one is it? where did you get
>> > it and what did you pay for it?
>> > Ive checked out the warr guitars,i must say i like the looks better;-)
>> > what are the differences in terms of playing are there any advantages
>> > of that one or is it pure looks?
>> Most questions should be answered at www.stick.com.
>> Personally I started with a 12 stringed Grand Stick, but now I have
>> settled with a 12 stringed Stick Guitar, the SG-12 (yet no video up on
>> that one). It has a guitar length scale of 24 frets while the Grand
>> Stick has 36 frets. The smaller instrument fits me better both in
>> sound and shape, and I rarely need those ultra deep bass strings of
>> the Grand.
>> The Warr guitars are just too ugly for my taste. And they are too
>> expensive and too heavy as well. What I like with the Stick's design
>> is that it is minimal. The stick body is just bare bones and the kind
>> of wood used hardly matters for the sound; you're getting the pure
>> sound of steel and strings. The upright, almost vertical, playing
>> position of the Stick gives both hands optimal access to the fretboard
>> and makes it easy and comfortable to play.
>> Finally, I really like the mirrored tuning in 4th on the guitar side
>> of the fretboard and in 5ths on the bass side. You can explore chord
>> voicings that aren't possible on many other instruments. Each
>> fretboard side has two pickups and goes out through its own output. I
>> set up my sound patches in pairs, so the melody and bass side go out
>> through two different sounding but complementary effect chains. When
>> playing this means you might "freeze a pad" with one hand while
>> playing arpeggio with the other, or combine a bass line with chord
>> vamps etc etc.
>> The challenge to get on with this instrument is to rewire your brain
>> to work better in multitasking mode ;-)) Drummers, piano players or
>> harpists may have an advantage here. For me as a guitarist doubling on
>> wind instruments it took many months to reach the threshold where you
>> get both hands going fairly independently.