Posts tagged "bluegrass"

Banjo vs. Ukulele: Pros and Cons

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I’ve always said that I’ll never end up with a tattoo because if there’s an extra $300, there will always be another drum to buy. And I tend to spend an inordinate amount of time planning these next instrument purchases – quite often three or four instruments into the future. Before my lovely Fender Strat... Read more »

Trampled by Turtles "Alone" Live at KDHX 12/17/11

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Pretty sure I’m just now hearing about these guys (I dunno — a lot of microbrewed beers have been consumed between 2004 and the present). Trampled by Turtles, however, has put out SIX albums since their debut. First of all, I would voluntarily trample actual turtles to have that band name. Second — I’m still... Read more »

How do you answer the question: “What kind of music do you like?”

One thing I’ve found increasingly difficult to do is to give a new acquaintance a quick rundown of the kind of music I listen to. How do you gather up years of cranking stereos till your parents yell, mosh-pitting with thousands of jubilant kids, playing guitar alone in a dark room with a beer, paying... Read more »
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