Instead of recording individual videos, this year I wanted to make a project that involves all the students that I currently teach in Sezana, Slovenia! Here’s the video of the legendary song “The Sound of Silence” by Simon&Garfunkel, arranged for a guitar ensemble by my students and I. Enjoy, behind the scenes video coming soon… … Read More
On this year’s annual guitar event of Primorska region music schools (ZPGŠ), we were joined by Maria Linnemann for a series of concerts, masterclasses and an interview. In this interview we’re discussing her work “Scenes From Don Quixote”, her transition from composing for orchestra and piano to composing for guitar and finally her experience on … Read More
Recently I took a look into the basics of shooting and editing guitar videos on a smartphone. This time I wanted to make the most of my phone and use some of the tricks I learned while doing the first smartphone video. In this new tutorial I share how to connect a portable recorder to … Read More
Talking about using your smartphone and a portable audio recorder to produce good quality videos for YouTube and how to sync audio/video directly on the phone via iMovie app. Below you can see the quick sample I made for this purpose. Enjoy!
Selling my main spruce guitar! It’s been an important part of my life for the past 10 years – I played it in dozens of YouTube videos like my Capricho Arabe video you’re watching right now, played many concerts with it as well as used it in all of my three CD releases. It’s a … Read More
Quick demonstration of a new solid spruce top and walnut back and sides guitar built by Michele Della Giustina and comparison to my 2001 double top guitar. Enjoy!
First few moments playing a brand new guitar is always something special… Looking forward to see how she developes in the next couple of months. Inspired by José Ramírez II, this guitar made by Michele Della Giustina features a simple construction with seven fans and a light reinforcement piece under the bridge, using available local … Read More
*To jump from sample to sample use these times: 1. R. Towner: Green and Golden – 1:32 / 1:55 / 2:18 / 2:39 / 3:01 / 3:24 2. F. Sor: Variations on a theme by Mozart, Op. 9 – 3:47 / 4:19 / 4:55 / 5:26 / 6:00 / 6:33 3. J. Polak: Gagliarda – … Read More
Today we’re looking at unboxing of the legendary Schoeps CMC6 microphones. I received this package from KMR Audio in London. It arrived promptly and was nicely protected. A few more words on these microphones: The box contains two of the bestselling ”Colette”-series microphones which consist of the CMC6 analog microphone amplifiers and a matched pair … Read More
The two extensions mentioned in the video are: SWS Reaper Extension, which adds hundreds of advanced functions and features to this DAW Pelleke’s custom actions for 3-4 point editing. I also wrote a tutorial on how to install these in this blog post. You are also very welcome to read my free, detailed blog posts … Read More