Archive for June, 2009

June-22-2009
Filed Under (Acoustic Originals)

The Town Hall in Manhattan is a great performance space. Originally built to nurture public education and political activism, its excellent acoustic properties were quickly noticed and have since been used to great effect by musicians as diverse as Sergei Rachmaninoff, Louis Armstrong, Bob Dylan, and Ben Folds. The acoustics and theater-style seating make for a very intimate concert setting, as seen in this video of the late Elliott Smith playing his song Independence Day. The clip starts with Elliott tuning his guitar to a variation of Open C – CGCEGC – before jumping right into the intro, a very cool and inventive instrumental melody.


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June-5-2009
Filed Under (Acoustic Humor)

Fast food…we all know that it’s bad for us, but sometimes we just don’t have time to grab anything else. Cooking a meal or ordering a pizza takes too long, the grocery store is always crowded, and we just need to eat quickly and get on with our lives.

So instead of just shouting menu items at the speaker like everyone else, why not make things a bit more interesting by performing a live acoustic guitar song about your order? That’s exactly what these guys did at the Taco Bell drive thru. We can’t decide which is more impressive…the song itself, or the fact that the unsuspecting employee repeats the order back perfectly!


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