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 Forum: Stick® Method   Topic: String bending for glissando - possible?

Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2009 7:56 am 

Replies: 19
Views: 2677

Bending is easier with light gauge strings, and I think easier to control, too. That's interesting to hear. What's the sound of light guage strings? Any drawbacks compared to medium or hard? Timbre, sustain... If comparing to guitar one big drawback in using light guage strings is the difficulty to...

 Forum: Stick® Method   Topic: String bending for glissando - possible?

Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2009 5:27 am 

Replies: 19
Views: 2677

I'm still in the seven to nine month limbo awaiting my first Stick, so I watch a lot of Stick videos on YouTube, local Stick concerts and talk to Stick players I know locally. One thing puzzles me: Why are so few Stick players bending strings to play glissando? I imagine it would be easy to hit at l...

 Forum: Websites   Topic: Melodyne's "Direct Note Access" feature

Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2009 11:05 am 

Replies: 1
Views: 833

I think it is an awesome tool! And it will probably bring on some interesting discussions regarding copyright. I don't need it myself though. Wasn't it Paul Bley who said "Practice makes perfect - imperfect is better". For some reason that quote comes to mind...

 Forum: "Teflon" Instruments and Musicians non-Stick   Topic: "Good News/Bad News" misinformation

Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2009 10:52 am 

Replies: 81
Views: 8777

I too read that post at Tappistry thought a lot about it. So thank you, Emmet, for putting back the true colors to the picture! :-)) After reading that post I put in my order for a Stick Grand. Not as reaction to that post though. More like a funny coincidence. And later that night I went to see Sti...

 Forum: Classifieds   Topic: (NOT) Looking for a Grand Stick 12-string, Sweden

Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 3:40 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 433

EDIT: I'm not looking anymore. 12 str Grand incoming :lol: I'm based in Stockholm and would love to find a second hand instrument to save me from the waiting list of ordering a new Stick. Classic tuning is the plan, PASV-4 preferred but I can get around with other pickups if I have to. Cheers Per

 Forum: Chapman Stick®   Topic: 10-30-09 - Happy boy!!!!

Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2009 5:59 am 

Replies: 10
Views: 1312

Bassmaster General wrote:
I purchased a Stick today on eBay. #2048 10-string Rosewood with PASV-4. I've been waiting for this moment for a few years.

Congratulations! I remember seeing that one but didn't bid since I'm looking for a 12-string. It looks great on the photo.

 Forum: Chapman Stick®   Topic: Questions and Comparisons for a complete newb

Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2009 2:19 pm 

Replies: 53
Views: 6589

Hope that helps It sure did! Very informative post. Thanks a lot! I've been reading up elsewhere on the net too, tapped my practice guitar and come to the conclusion that I have to get a Stick. So I've started monitoring markets for second hand instruments here in Europe. BTW, what's the waiting ti...

 Forum: Chapman Stick®   Topic: Questions and Comparisons for a complete newb

Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 7:22 am 

Replies: 53
Views: 6589

Hi, Thank you, Pal, for posting and articulating your beginner's thoughts so well! I can't tell how helpful this thread has been to me as I'm looking into picking up a two hands tapping instrument (doing a little pilot test tapping here with a modified electric guitar to prepare my right hand for th...

 Forum: Showcase   Topic: Jan Laurenz got an Alto.

Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2009 4:48 pm 

Replies: 36
Views: 5485

It sounds he sometimes uses some strings as resonance strings - gives a nice flanging sound.

 Forum: Equipment   Topic: Loopers

 Post subject: Re: Loopers
Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2009 4:17 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 1140

I have no Stick but I loop like crazy on a Macbook. Hoping a Stick is in the loop for me...
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