“Other” guitars ...



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“Other” guitars ...

Postby JereFuzz » Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:06 pm

What are some other guitar-like instruments out there worth pursuing? The Bolivian Ronroco sounds great:



And the Turkish Buzuq:



I think adding new stringed instruments changes the way one thinks of the guitar and adds new motivation for the humble six string ...
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Re: “Other” guitars ...

Postby dubkitty » Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:49 pm

there are scads of odd guitar-esque instruments in Cuban, Portugese, and i think Brazilian and Borinqueno music as well as Mexican music.
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Re: “Other” guitars ...

Postby JereFuzz » Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:18 pm

dubkitty wrote:there are scads of odd guitar-esque instruments in Cuban, Portugese, and i think Brazilian and Borinqueno music as well as Mexican music.


I am eye-balling the Puerto Rican Cuatro and the Mexican Bajo Sexto. But that Ronroco just looks/sounds cool ...
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Postby adamajah » Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:25 pm

Oud
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Re: “Other” guitars ...

Postby JereFuzz » Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:56 pm

adamajah wrote:Oud


Eye-balling this too ...
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Re: “Other” guitars ...

Postby gnomethrone » Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:13 pm

Bajo sexto / quinto is badass. Also its not super guitar-ish but I was listening to this lady get down on a monochord and now I want one:
https://trineopsahl.bandcamp.com/track/graceful-like-a-river
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Re: “Other” guitars ...

Postby Dandolin » Mon Apr 23, 2018 6:49 pm

a/k/a Requinto Jarocho

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Re: “Other” guitars ...

Postby Achtane » Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:55 pm

I totally recommend getting a sanshin if you ever have the opportunity.
It's like a banjo except you sound like an old samurai movie.
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Postby JereFuzz » Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:15 pm

gnomethrone wrote:Bajo sexto / quinto is badass. Also its not super guitar-ish but I was listening to this lady get down on a monochord and now I want one:
https://trineopsahl.bandcamp.com/track/graceful-like-a-river


I fell in love with the harp with this song:



Even though I don’t think it’s a harp :)
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Re: “Other” guitars ...

Postby JereFuzz » Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:17 pm

gnomethrone wrote:Bajo sexto / quinto is badass. Also its not super guitar-ish but I was listening to this lady get down on a monochord and now I want one:
https://trineopsahl.bandcamp.com/track/graceful-like-a-river


When I hear the Bajo Sexto I think intro to fight fire with fire ...
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Arturia: Minibrute
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Korg: MS-20, Volca FM
Make Noise: 0-Coast
Moog: Minitaur, Mother-32
Roland: JD-XI, JU-06
Yamaha: Reface DX

Amps

Orange Crush 120H
Orange Crush 60C
Peavey Bandit red stripe
Peavey Studio Pro red stripe
Peavey Express 112 silver stripe
Peavey Envoy
Quilter Mini 101
Carvin SX300H
Carvin X60B
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Carvin MB210
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Re: “Other” guitars ...

Postby JereFuzz » Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:42 pm

Achtane wrote:I totally recommend getting a sanshin if you ever have the opportunity.
It's like a banjo except you sound like an old samurai movie.


On my list ...

Synths:

Arturia: Minibrute
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Roland: JD-XI, JU-06
Yamaha: Reface DX

Amps

Orange Crush 120H
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Peavey Bandit red stripe
Peavey Studio Pro red stripe
Peavey Express 112 silver stripe
Peavey Envoy
Quilter Mini 101
Carvin SX300H
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Re: “Other” guitars ...

Postby repoman » Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:35 pm

I have a banjo, its really fun and I find it never disappointing to mess around on like guitar is sometimes.
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Re: “Other” guitars ...

Postby JereFuzz » Sat Apr 28, 2018 7:58 pm

Dandolin wrote:a/k/a Requinto Jarocho



Wow, great stuff
Synths:

Arturia: Minibrute
Casio: CTK-6200
Novation: Mininova
Korg: MS-20, Volca FM
Make Noise: 0-Coast
Moog: Minitaur, Mother-32
Roland: JD-XI, JU-06
Yamaha: Reface DX

Amps

Orange Crush 120H
Orange Crush 60C
Peavey Bandit red stripe
Peavey Studio Pro red stripe
Peavey Express 112 silver stripe
Peavey Envoy
Quilter Mini 101
Carvin SX300H
Carvin X60B
Carvin V3
Carvin MB210
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EHX 44 Mag
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Fender Sidekick 35
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Re: “Other” guitars ...

Postby Dandolin » Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:05 am

Yeah, I love that he seems to be just taking a break at the workshop and he picks up this requinto and burns through this Bach/Jarochero fire dance fantasia on the cazh.... Love the subtly boxy but deep sonority of the instrument too....
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Postby BetterOffShred » Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:49 am

repoman wrote:I have a banjo, its really fun and I find it never disappointing to mess around on like guitar is sometimes.

I have one too, and you're right .. it's always entertaining. I learned some rolls and shit, but mostly I still just fuck around with it.
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