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    check this guy out i came across him while on youtube, totaly blown away the guys technique is awsome

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    very cool, wonder if it is standard tuning
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    Quote Originally Posted by tommywho5150 View Post
    check this guy out i came across him while on youtube, totaly blown away the guys technique is awsome

    That guy is awesome...... wonder what that would sound like on an electric...... also gotta give him props... not many guitarists provide themselves percussion at the same time. By the way, I looked since it moved me so much, and this song, along with a full length cd is available on itunes.
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    from what i could see it appears to be in a standard tuning which i think makes it all the more impressive, and i think im gonna head off to itunes and download as much of his stuff as possible because i think this song is awsome its also worth checking out some of this guys other vid's on you tube theres a couple of him playing a harp guitar which is basicaly a standard guitar with a harp attached to the top, he plays it flawlessly and both at the same time too,

    i think i may have found a new hero
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    Quote Originally Posted by tommywho5150 View Post
    from what i could see it appears to be in a standard tuning which i think makes it all the more impressive, and i think im gonna head off to itunes and download as much of his stuff as possible because i think this song is awsome its also worth checking out some of this guys other vid's on you tube theres a couple of him playing a harp guitar which is basicaly a standard guitar with a harp attached to the top, he plays it flawlessly and both at the same time too,

    i think i may have found a new hero
    Same here..... there is only one cd on itunes, unfortunatly, but is very nice to listen to. I downloaded it, has most of the songs on those vids on youtube. Thank you for posting this, as I might have never known of him !

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    to be fair i just happened accross him myself, and was totaly gobsmacked by his style and technique, and the way he manages to deliver all of those and retain a great songwriting style, i think a lot of so called "shredders" should take a good hard look at this guy and have a think
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    And with that I'm off to the kitchen to make myself a lesbian omelette...LLFHS in response to one of Graeme's post's


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    ok i have been doing some searching on this guy coz his music has kinda hit me in a place only a few ever have.
    heres a quick bio on the guy...
    One of today's finest new fingerstyle guitarists, Andy McKee is lauded by many critics and guitarists as the most promising fingerstyle guitarist to arrive on the scene in some time. Born in 1979 in Topeka, Kansas, Andy began playing guitar on his 13th birthday when his father bought him a classical guitar. It was not long after that Andy got his first electric guitar and began emulating some of his favorite music of the time; Metallica, Eric Johnson, Joe Satriani, and Dream Theater.

    Andy's 16th birthday was a real pivotal moment in his life. A guitar playing cousin nearly had to drag him to an acoustic workshop by a guitarist named Preston Reed. It was a mind blowing experience for the young electric guitarist! Shortly after, Andy discovered the music of three other great acoustic guitarists; Michael Hegdes, Don Ross, and Billy McLauglhin, all whom he considers as his primary musical influences today.

    Composing was something Andy caught on to a little bit later and started writing when he was 20 year old. Andy released his first CD titled "Nocturne" in 2001 and competed in the prestigious National Fingerstyle Guitar Competition in Winfield, KS. He placed 3rd, making him the youngest competitor to ever place in the top 3.

    In 2003, Andy began playing internationally beginning with a tour in Taiwan with renowned guitarists Jacques Stotzem, Isato Nakagawa, and Masaaki Kishibe. He also placed 1st in the Miscellaneous Acoustic Instrument contest in his home state of Kansas with the harpguitar. In 2004, Andy Released his 2nd CD titled "Dreamcatcher". With the title track, Andy won a competition to have a chance to perform on stage with bassist Michael Manring. Andy also won 1st place in the Kansas Fingerstyle Guitar Competition and 2nd in the Canadian Fingerstyle Guitar Competiton.

    In the time since, Andy has performed in various parts of the world including Japan, China, Belgium, England, Canada, and will begin performing even more in the States now. In late 2005 Andy joined Candyrat record label alongside one of his biggest inspirations, Don Ross.

    From Andy,"Most of all, I hope my music communicates something to the listener. I don't want to just play music with a lot of skill. I hope listening to my music is an emotional experience!"

    his official website is...http://www.andymckee.com/

    he also has a myspace page which is....http://www.myspace.com/andymckee2

    i hope this is useful to some of you out there
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    And with that I'm off to the kitchen to make myself a lesbian omelette...LLFHS in response to one of Graeme's post's


    "The anal beads may have scarred SNIC for life. That guy is tough as fucking nails!! No normal guy could take anal beads to the head and survive! "...OLO on SNIC's near death experience at TLW

    "I'm a 45-year-old man, and I still like to wear a thong or a speedo when I go swimming.
    Not because I have a great body, it's just an easy way to make sure I have the hotel swimming pool all to myself."...Bullwinkle for quite obvious reasons!

    "Dude, the cashier gave me the creepiest sneer when he rang up my unmentionables!"...Sassy Lassy during a Facebook conversation!

 

 

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