7 posts tagged with guitar by umbú.
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Phenakistoscope

I wrote this instrumental fingerstyle song half a life ago, but I wanted to try out the electric piano and drum set that I bought recently, so I pulled it out of the vault. [more inside]
posted by umbú on Feb 6, 2017 - 11 comments

breaking the rules

I added a guitar accompaniment to By The Grace of God's gorgeous a cappella country waltz. [more inside]
posted by umbú on Jun 16, 2008 - 11 comments

noodling

More 12-string fingerstyle. This time the tuning is DADDAD. [more inside]
posted by umbú on Mar 7, 2008 - 2 comments

Cheese Whiz

I have no idea why I decided to choose that name half a life ago. It is a 12-string fingerstyle barnburner played with pinky slide. [more inside]
posted by umbú on Mar 6, 2008 - 10 comments

sonic youth vs. john fahey

To rock or to pick? That seemed to be struggle that played out on this old cassette that I recently dug up and digitized. This is another 12-string fingerstyle tune in an alternate tuning (Cc Gg Cc gg gc ce). I played around with tuning the double-coursed strings to different notes.
posted by umbú on Mar 5, 2008 - 4 comments

cgcgce

Another fingerstyle tune from the cassette time capsule. This one was recorded on a six-string with my friends backing me up on cello and percussion.
posted by umbú on Mar 4, 2008 - 5 comments

I miss my old 12-string

A fingerpicking tune I four-tracked way back when (1990). [more inside]
posted by umbú on Mar 2, 2008 - 10 comments

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