Playing guitar while walking around C/D?

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I have a Pocket Rockit, and it is awesome. Now I will make myself look like a retard by playing guitar EVERYWHERE with bigass headphones on.
I do not wish to look retarded... I am fairly self-conscious of my playing anyway, but this is one way to practice all the time. Right? RIGHT???

Andi Mags, Tuesday, 15 May 2007 22:41 (thirteen years ago) link

Dudes do look kind of ridiculous doing this, but I've never seen a girl doing it so maybe you won't.

Hurting 2, Wednesday, 16 May 2007 02:25 (thirteen years ago) link

I really want one of those for when I am travelling for work and have nothing to do but sit in the hotel room and play guitar.

Ed, Wednesday, 16 May 2007 12:47 (thirteen years ago) link

Once I walked by a blues club and there was a dude walking around outside with a guitar, trying to get people to come in. Took me a second to realize he was playing the solo coming from inside the club.

Jordan, Wednesday, 16 May 2007 15:51 (thirteen years ago) link

When I saw OXES at Southpaw, one of the dudes went outside the club and kept playing his part in time with everyone else (and they generally have lots of pretty good walking around with wireless guitar schtick). But that's all in a performance context, I guess.

Hurting 2, Wednesday, 16 May 2007 19:19 (thirteen years ago) link

OK, Jordan, that is pretty awesome. I think.

Andi Mags, Wednesday, 16 May 2007 22:51 (thirteen years ago) link

I think it's a fine line between practicing in public and being a general attention whore, but if you're wearing headphones then obviously there's nothing wrong with it. It's guys strumming acoustics at bus stops or where ever that bug the shit out of me.

darin, Wednesday, 16 May 2007 23:25 (thirteen years ago) link

thirteen years pass...

I played some “mountain song” today and now I have a blister on my pinky

calstars, Saturday, 1 August 2020 18:14 (two months ago) link

but were you walking around

XVI Pedicabo eam (Neanderthal), Saturday, 1 August 2020 18:43 (two months ago) link


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