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Re: Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

On 2/9/06, Kevin <kevin@thenettles.com> wrote:
> At 07:57 AM 2/9/2006, Pers wrote:
> >...She has learned an incredible playing technique for
> >"percussive" backing guitar. What you hear when she starts beating
> >the nylon stringed is a complete drum kit, bass and funky chords -
> >all played at the same time on a Spanish type guitar. There latest
> >album has an audio CD and a DVD-video with tutorials where she shows
> >off those tricks in slomo. Very tempting to start learning it. I
> >guess it can be done on a steel stringed (C&W type) acoustic as well?
> There are a number of ways to play drums on acoustic guitar.  I use a
> modified kanjira technique on the top and sides of the guitar which
> is picked up by the transducer mounted inside the guitar under and
> behind the bridge.  I prefer the K&K True Western.  Great bass
> response, overall good response and very high output: it doesn't need
> a preamp.  I use the K&K as my regular acoustic guitar pickup as well.
> Cheers,
> Kevin
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