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    Saw this today. Paul Reed Smith's "Tuned Capacitance and Inductance" pickups. Sounds like bullshit, beyond things generally having certain frequencies which they function with more prominently. Is it bullshit?
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    MIDI 2.0 Prototyping

    The link at the bottom of this post shows that the MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) and the Association of Music Electronics Industry (AMEI) are prototyping MIDI 2.0. "The MIDI 2.0 initiative updates MIDI with auto-configuration, new DAW/web integrations, extended resolution, increased...
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    Relish Guitars

    Don't put them on your sandwich. Seem pretty cool, conceptually. Style over substance? They sound pretty nice in this:
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    Nicola Sturgeon is the most influential woman in the world.

    BBC Woman's hour power list: Nicola Sturgeon, Caitlyn Jenner and Angelina Jolie named most influential women in the world - People - News - The Independent Says everyone ever. Well, not quite. Still, gaun yersel', hen. (Scots for "congratulations, madam, I approve of what you do. Please...
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    Designer stages African themed fashion show with no Black models.

    Designer Watanabe presents African-themed show but misses key element - black models - News - Fashion - The Independent This erupted into on my facebook page thanks to one racist's remarks but it's still an interesting situation. Hell of a lot of appropriation going on "up in hur"...
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    Mayweather vs Pacquiao

    Who're you picking? Any bets? Do you think it matters by this point in their careers?
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    Josh Martin of Little Tybee lesson on "Glitch Tapping".
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    Recommend me some good, forward-thinking dancehall.

    As per the title. By forward-thinking, I mean not homophobic and senselessly violent. Don't mind sexual lyrics if they're not horribly mysoginistic. Old school, new school, don't mind.
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    Teuffel Antonio

    Really not that standard, but still!
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    Scottish independence referendum.

    Ragin'. How do you guys feel about it, globally, any radiating effect et c.?
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    Fingerstyle exercises

    Hey, guys. I'm working on my 2nd book, on creative use, application and combination of guitar techniques. I'm at the stage of writing exercises but I'm having a spot of difficulty, in terms of knowing what levels people are at and how difficult to go with the exercises, especially with...
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    EU Elections 2014

    BBC News - Vote 2014 Election Results for the EU Parliament UK regions And yet again, a racist party gets in to represent the UK. Here's hoping everyone else bands together and drowns them out. How do you about who was elected for your country?
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    Blackfish (2013) - IMDb I watched this last night and it broke my heart. Seeing what these creatures go through, how it changes them from what they are in the wild, is so angering. The lies which are told to staff and the public about their lifespans, their dorsal fins... It's obviously...
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    Excellent lesson with Thomas Pridgen I think most of this lesson is useful for music generally, not just drums. Good creative bent to it. Hope you enjoy.
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    We all know that PETA are dicks but this information is still relevant.

    UGGs and Their Ugly Reputation Animal cruelty content.
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    Couple found guilty of murder for parenting by "To Train Up a Child"

    Another couple found guilty of murder for parenting by "To Train Up a Child" - Mankato attachment parenting | Somehow the authors can describe their lifestyles as Christian. I'm an atheist but I still believe that a Christian lifestyle is loving and not causing harm. Here's...
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    Battered old RG370DX. LF LTD equivalent/7 string

    Brief & Accurate Description of gear/guitar: 2005ish Ibanez RG370DXCE Modifications (if any): Schaller Strap-Loks. There's a tremel-no in it which broke, which I'll remove. Accessories (hardshell case etc): None Location (City,State or City,Country): Edinburgh, Scotland International OK? ...
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    Weirdest song I've ever heard: Ylvis "The Fox"

    What the fox?!
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    PRS Brent Mason Signature

    Paul briefly mentions the new neck finish where they've soaked the wood in the finish so it's apparently in the wood. Sounds interesting but I can't seem to find any more info on this finishing method. Anyone have any more info on it?
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    Perforated f/soundhole?

    Curious: Have any of you guys made or played anything with a perforated soundhole or f hole i.e. rather than one big hole, a series of smaller holes forming a certain shape. I imagine it probably helps resonance what with there being more wood across it. Could help with feedback, like those...