Tonyyyyy wrote:With nails I tend to have less contact with the string - no-nails more contact. That may help to avoid misses and random louder notes. As Rob says no-nails needs a rather different technique and we find out what works partly by experimentation
Thanks Tony! It's definitely a work in progress
RobMacKillop wrote:...and I want to raise money for a really good classical guitar.
I just have to put in my two cents here haha...I've been perusing your YouTube channel and I have to say that the instrument I prefer by FAR is the Torres copy by Michael Nalysnyk. The sound that you make come out of that thing is nothing less than amazing. I don't know if you own that guitar or not...but how much better could you actually get than that?! I'm guessing it's a copy of Torres' first epoch instruments so it's more like a romantic period guitar, but you've played Tarrega and even Lauro on it proving that it can handle modern music. The Lauro especially sounds soooo good, it's a sound that's uncommon in the CG world but I wish it weren't! In fact, a David Russell video of "La Negra" auto-queued and started playing after your performance on YouTube and it sounded so harsh and metallic to me. Don't get me wrong, I love David's playing - but I think we need more nail-less players playing on smaller bodied instruments in this age of ping-pong ball nails and carbon fiber guitars haha..
Anyway, I realize that it's all a matter of personal preference, but that's just what I think
Oh, BTW...what strings were you using on that guitar?