June 20, 2018 at 11:33 pm #935HankParticipant
The tropics are really hot at the moment and I have to come into the house and the Air Conditioning about 2 PM.
I won’t allow myself to enjoy an adult beverage until 5 Pm so I sit and play the Ramuda for several hours almost every day of late.
I have been working on improving my “own style” of a combination of strumming and finger style using thumb and fingers.. ……and Damn…I think I have been making the Ramuda sound better than ever. Dee has come from other rooms and said “Hank, that’s really good. Would you do some of that at my next gig?”
Now, I am not one to play in public, but I do think I have reached a new level in my playing…. It has only taken me till I’m 71 and spent a small fortune on guitars…..SE LA VIE !!… and Gracias Santa Cruz Guitar Company.
Maybe …Just maybe…If I can figure out how , I might try to record….but only for this group of trusted Amigos.
1993 Martin HD-28 IR/Sitka
2001 SCGC F Cutaway Maple/German
2008 SCGC OT Madi/Italian
2015 SCGC OM “The Tree” Hog/ European
2016 SCGC 1934 D45 Braz/ Adi
2016 Taylor K62 CE Limited Edition 12 string all Koa
2019 SCGC FTC Granadillo/Redwood
Life is a journey…not a guided tour,
The Bay,The Gulf Stream , The Open Ocean are particular about who they share their secrets with.
June 21, 2018 at 1:23 pm #938indexlessKeymaster
We can take it…get behind a mic
June 21, 2018 at 2:20 pm #939
Double drop D. Can lend some very nice texture and warmth for hours of confidence building and enjoyment.
Get behind the mic
June 23, 2018 at 2:27 am #943tadolModerator
You know, there are some good little mics you can plug into your iphone or ipad that do a darn nice job of getting a good recording. Go for it!
Lots o’ SCGC guitars! But never ask which is my fav
June 24, 2018 at 9:14 pm #946Matt HaydenParticipant
Blue Snowball mic, under $50USD, on omnidirectional mode. Definitely airy and clear, and it plugs directly into your computer, so dead easy to use.
June 25, 2018 at 1:15 am #947indexlessKeymaster
My Iphone works just fine with the Recorder App….
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