My parents have finally let me play guitar...

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My parents have finally let me play guitar...

Postby julairria » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:11 am

Alas, it has finally happened. I've been stuck with piano forever and I've been wanting to play guitar since I was 10.
so do i start with acoustic or electric?
and does anyone know a good guitar for an absolute beginner like myself?
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Postby Voly » Fri Aug 27, 2010 2:47 am

Start with acoustic, it makes electric easier later. Basically anything you can find that will stay in tune with a good sound is a decent guitar for a beginner. Nothing fancy required if you can't play anything fancy, yet.
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Postby ƒrosty » Fri Aug 27, 2010 5:06 am

Everyone wants to play the guitar. Play something awesome like the fiddle or banjo.

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Postby Chichevache » Fri Aug 27, 2010 5:09 am

My dad plays the banjo.



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Postby Astica » Fri Aug 27, 2010 8:41 am

Frosty wrote:Everyone wants to play the guitar. Play something awesome like the fiddle or banjo.

Accordion of gtfo

No, seriously.

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Postby Azgarth » Fri Aug 27, 2010 9:53 am

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got a friend who plays bandoneon, related to the accordion. it is awesome.
also, try out the works of motion trio or didier laloy if you want to listen to some nice accordion.
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Postby Ashreal » Fri Aug 27, 2010 11:35 am

We have a pipes and drums section at work for parades. You can actually learn to play the bagpipes and or various types of drums, and still say you are defending your country.
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Postby Bernie » Tue Oct 12, 2010 12:48 am

yep when i first started playing guitar, it was an acoustic.
and if your fingers can survive an acoustic...

as for brands, my dad had a yamaha acoustic which he let me use, and then i got a fender starter kit later for a birthday (included cords, a puny amp, and obviously a fender guitar), those go for about a hundred bucks.


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