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#1 Chilly Willy

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Posted 19 March 2012 - 07:12 PM

#2 Bent-Tonation


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Posted 19 March 2012 - 08:49 PM

Old news but still wonderful.... Too bad he didn't play any fretless guitar on the Aristocrats recording which came out around this time. I also wish I could say why he & BBF didn't want to perform at the Summit this year.....................
"Playing fretless guitar is like having sex without a condom. It is more dangerous & just feels better."

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 12:32 AM

"No one's quite sure how to play it yet..."


Nope. No one at all!

"What else can you do with fretless..."

Oh I dunno...Play true harmonic series pitches?

I'm being mean. :P

Overall it's a very nice video and demonstrates how "normal" a fretless guitar can sound and the wonders it can do within 12 tone music.

Sad to hear he's not doing very much music with it. It seems he's got a good handle on chords and scales with it...don't see a reason why he wouldn't.
12 Ain't enough...

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 09:30 PM

Sorry if this has already been posted- a newer video of Guthrie with the later version of the Surfretter, the one with a maple top and the "imetal" fingerboard:

"There's no reason for a guitarist to have a big ego- you should love the instrument more than wanting to be a rock star."
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