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I Love Playing Guitar

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    What Instrument You Play?

    Since I play guitar, I see the music by a different way, Is wear but I start loving some music that I would say: "Old music". When I start to heard 80's hard rock and metal I think that it will be boring but I was wrong now I play very well and I still learning to be a great...
    Melotellixx Melotellixx 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    I play electric guitar

    and acoustic (mostly Green Day and classic rock)
    OmNimnom OmNimnom 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    I picked up my first guitar at 11 years old,

    and I haven't put it down since. It's truly amazing when you find the one thing that fuels you, and gives you a reason to want to express yourself. When I'm playing - I don't have to talk, in an awkward attempt at stating EXACTLY how I feel. Every empty space is filled, and...
    Catchacase Catchacase 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    clamthatjams clamthatjams 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 24, 2014

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    Pollla Pollla 26-30, M Nov 29, 2014

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    It feels good to hear a somg,

    but to hear it when it comes from you feels EPIC
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist 18-21, M Mar 22

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?

    v=cH40mzyeCBI New original song "submission". Feedback appreciated.
    TheShowOffBrand TheShowOffBrand 22-25, M 1 Response May 20

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    I've only been playing

    for a couple of years, but I've decided to try to make it as a musician. My father always listened to ACDC, Metallica, and Journey while my mother listened to Queen and The Beatles. I'm pretty grateful for them, because I probably wouldn't have given this dream a shot earlier...
    Mutent92 Mutent92 16-17, M 4 Responses Apr 27

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    I found myself in a bit of a rut with the

    guitar playing recently. For a long time now I've been mostly a solo acoustic player. So I've mixed it up... set up my electric guitars and started relearning old material I used to play a lot - Thin Lizzy, Free, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Hendrix, Marillion, Rush etc. All my...
    nunos nunos 51-55, M 4 Responses Feb 22

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    I play an acoustic Jasmine Takamine mainly.

    In the last year, I have combined a type hammer-on and tapping so that when I pick up an electric, I have no difficulty playing crazy solos. However, I remember when I first started playing. I was asked by the school band to join in with them and play infront of an audience. I...
    AmnesiaPlease AmnesiaPlease 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    It brings me peace. There's just something

    about sitting in my loft, playing through a book's worth of music, on my own, it's just so...peaceful.
    TheElephant17 TheElephant17 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 21, 2014

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    Started playing in highschool.

    Before that I played alto sax through middle school and high school as well. It was tough but I'm so glad I hung in there :) I just bought my first acoustic electric. I've owned 2 electrics as well and of course my starting acoustic. I love indie stuff. I use a usb cable to run...
    TheShowOffBrand TheShowOffBrand 22-25, M 2 Responses May 15

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    Well, i was enjoying my holidays

    and one day i saw a girl and at the same time i was listening a song. Surprisingly, it matched the situation. That night i played the guitar whole night remembering her.
    noahryan noahryan 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 4

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    My guitar has a metallic abalone inlay that's a

    kaleidoscope of turquoise, aqua, amber, copper, and purple, but it's hard to see in the picture. It's a phoenix and everything else is black. I wish I could take a picture of my guitar so it's more accurate, but my guitar's surface is sorta like a mirror and reflects everything...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2014

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    I wish I could play guitar

    for a living. Session work, in a band, or just playing gigs. Guitar consumes me, I watch videos on YouTube and spend hours dreaming of my next guitar or amp. I am a gear nerd and will always have an evolving pedal board.
    shayne34 shayne34 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 1

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    genipot genipot 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Been playing for around 46 years just recently

    figured out most of John Petrucci solo album song Glasgow Kiss by ear its amazing and the perfect therapy my guitar is my life and hope to reward it with a early production EP Six Strings Nine Lifes
    samara11besc samara11besc 51-55 3 Responses May 14

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    Guitar playing as made a huge impact on my life

    in many different ways. It's given me self confidence and something to live for. When I'm feeling down I usually grab my Axe and shred away. Sometimes in public if I hear a song that I know how to play on guitar my fingers move as if I'm playing along.
    potatolawnchair potatolawnchair 13-15, M Mar 22

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    deleted deleted 26-30 May 24

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    When any song hits me i don't care how hard it

    is to play ....i play it on guitar............
    noahryan noahryan 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    daffyduck97 daffyduck97 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    "...Everything that downs me.

    ...make me want to fly..."
    Lostnote Lostnote 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    Technically I have been playing guitar

    for 6/7 years but I refuse to say that because I never took guitar seriously until about 3 or so years ago. I wasted the first few years lesson wise by never practicing and never really learning how to read music. from there I learned rock music riffs and all my basics but I...
    Contranaut Contranaut 16-17, M 2 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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    Short chorus demo for "Golden" Feedback

    and like appreciated :) https://youtu.be/trYjoZkbakg
    TheShowOffBrand TheShowOffBrand 22-25, M May 24

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    I play the bass guitar

    and love it to death.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Jan 15

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    I love guitar so much.

    I just wish I had the guts to play on stage.
    marlyr marlyr 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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    New song: Submission Now I spoke about

    submission, but sometimes there wasn't a rope break. Ya see it was no disqualification, so it was my job to keep you safe... Go all out for that crowd, house shows, tv, never let em down. Leave it all there in the ring...it's the only way you'll here em sing. When it's not my...
    TheShowOffBrand TheShowOffBrand 22-25, M May 19

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    I'm having guitar lessons

    since 2012 and I love it. Not only playing the instrument, but the music itself. The amazing happiness when I play it fast and well at the same time. Being on stage and having the notes heard by others. The fun in playing it myself, of hearing my own music, the peace it gives me...
    Thebestofrita Thebestofrita 16-17, F 1 Response May 27, 2014

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    1314mvl 1314mvl 13-15, F Mar 10

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    PipayR PipayR 22-25, F 7 Responses May 21

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    Hello, i love to make music,

    i want ur opinion, maybe u can check it out on soundcloud.com/vicoramone and let me know what u think, namasté!
    vicoramone vicoramone 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    How My Love For Guitar And Music Came To Be.

    I remember one afternoon in 1969 my mother and aunt were all excited about something they were going to buy. They left and returned with the Rolling Stones, Let it Bleed, album. There were a few relatives there and us kids were playing downstairs. I got tired and went upstairs...
    experienceman11 experienceman11 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 3, 2011

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    Creed1334 Creed1334 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    i have been playing guitar

    for 2.5 year and it is fantastic
    omid97 omid97 18-21, M 2 Responses May 31, 2014

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    Nothing better than spending a good arvo

    serenading myself and playing out all my feelings :)
    Aquarius1402 Aquarius1402 22-25, F Nov 20, 2014

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    Thanks all for being

    so receptive to my last post here :) I've been working on an independent album and just recorded a rough unplugged demo of a version of Cult of Personality I had in my head. Feed back and advice? The actual recording will most likely be plugged to get the best sound quality...
    TheShowOffBrand TheShowOffBrand 22-25, M May 16

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    Me and one of my guitars,

    my Epiphone SG
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Jan 21

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    I guess music in general is a safe haven

    for me when i am bored, sad, happy, or just cuz i have nothing else to do. It helps me be less insane.
    imashame imashame 18-21, M Jan 21

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    I Love My Fender Stratocaster 62 Reissue

    I love this guitar. I have had many guitars over the years but I love playing this guitar the best. It is a part of me. It feels good, it fits me, and it feels and sounds smooth as silk. This guitar has soothed me and been there for me no matter what. My guitar is my friend...
    meowpurr meowpurr 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 15, 2011

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    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2014

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    Just love it playing in the morning

    or night it's just awesome and I'm trying to do let her go but I'm half way
    shaun765 shaun765 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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    Playing guitar is one of the most amazing

    things to me. I've been playing guitar for 25 years now and could not imagine life without my guitars. I love playing music, creating music and escaping into music.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 7 Responses Oct 30, 2014

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    It's addictive. I play acoustic,

    electric and classical (which I'm currently doing my Grade 5 for). Once I start playing I can't stop until my hands ache, which is about 2 hours after I start.
    EmmaBirchall EmmaBirchall 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 4, 2014

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    When times were hard I was never alone

    because my guitar was always by my side
    xXJakeWhiteXx xXJakeWhiteXx 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 21, 2014

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    This instrument means the world to me!

    it has led me on quite the journey one day I would love to share my music. Until then i hope all who share this passion continue to grow and share their creativity with the world!
    thecprl726 thecprl726 22-25, M 1 Response May 24

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    Guitar is life, and it's melody is the only

    voice I need to hear every day. The songs I write keep my emotions at bay and give my thoughts a home, when they would be shunned elsewhere. If I could, I'd live in California out of my car - it'd be a jeep wrangler. All I'd need is my guitar, gas and food money, and the...
    achilles3456 achilles3456 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I'm not 100 % new to this instrument

    but I'm not super experienced either. I just learned the solo of Smells Like Teen Spirit which I thought was going to be a big challenge because I always thought solos were something big that inly gods could do but some a pretty easy and Smells Like Teen spirit is one of then.