Do you own any musical instruments?

I have one. It is a guitar I bought at Ludlow Guitars in NYC and was owned by a British Rockstar named Wendy James. It sounds amazing. But, I thought my high IQ would enable me to be a musical savant and play the guitar immediately, but it took much more work picking up the skill than I expected, so was frustrated. Do you play any musical instruments? It must be a nice stress reliever.Β 

 

I plan to have a piano in my living room to impress my guests and honor my tiger mom’s legacy (fond memories of 4yo me breaking down into tears and getting scolded at every evening)….not that I will have time to practice anyways.

 
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I'm obsessed with guitar and have been playing for about 10 years now. I'm not nearly as good as I should be as I wasted a lot of time getting caught up in collecting vs. playing when I was younger but now I practice diligently for at least an hour a day. It's definitely not something that comes easy to me and I find it very difficult but guitar is one of those things for me that has a time warp effect. I can sit down and play/practice and time flies by ridiculously fast.Β 

My collection :

Japanese:

-1992 Ibanez Starfield

-1989 Burny LC-100YS

-1979 Greco EG-600PR

-1980 Vogue LP

-2022 Edwards E-AL-166

-1969 Teisco Tulip

Korean:

-2017 Schecter JLX-1 Cygnus

-2008 Schecter DD Ultra

-2008 Eastwood Joey Leone Signature RBC

-2008 Eastwood GP Ultra

-2013 Italia Modena Semitone

USA:

-2005 Hamer USA Studio

Canada:

-2021 Godin Multiac Steel Natural

One amplifier, a 1989 Engl Straight 100 as well as a dozen pedals from all sorts of manufacturers.

It's a very addicting hobby and like you mentioned, it can definitely be frustrating if it's not something that comes naturally, but I love the instrument so I play and practice as much as I can. Definitely wish I had been playing since I was a child, however.

 
wsa007

I'm obsessed with guitar and have been playing for about 10 years now. I'm not nearly as good as I should be as I wasted a lot of time getting caught up in collecting vs. playing when I was younger but now I practice diligently for at least an hour a day. It's definitely not something that comes easy to me and I find it very difficult but guitar is one of those things for me that has a time warp effect. I can sit down and play/practice and time flies by ridiculously fast.Β 

My collection :

Japanese:

-1992 Ibanez Starfield

-1989 Burny LC-100YS

-1979 Greco EG-600PR

-1980 Vogue LP

-2022 Edwards E-AL-166

-1969 Teisco Tulip

Korean:

-2017 Schecter JLX-1 Cygnus

-2008 Schecter DD Ultra

-2008 Eastwood Joey Leone Signature RBC

-2008 Eastwood GP Ultra

-2013 Italia Modena Semitone

USA:

-2005 Hamer USA Studio

Canada:

-2021 Godin Multiac Steel Natural

One amplifier, a 1989 Engl Straight 100 as well as a dozen pedals from all sorts of manufacturers.

It's a very addicting hobby and like you mentioned, it can definitely be frustrating if it's not something that comes naturally, but I love the instrument so I play and practice as much as I can. Definitely wish I had been playing since I was a child, however.

Wow!Β 

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee
 

Not my cup of tea. I owned a custom shop Strandberg Masvidalien many years ago (the original version, not the second Cosmo version) and whilst it was a beautiful guitar from a craftsmanship standpoint, I wasn't a fan of their "ergonomic neck" and I never could get past how odd it looked without a headstock. In general, I think guitars should have headstocks haha.

 

Owned an Ibanez 652AHM from the prestige collection and a Mesa Boogie Mark V 25 amp during college. The tone was so beautiful.

Had to sell when leaving the US. Hopefully, I’ll buy another one after I get a job soon. Been a few years since I picked one up.

Used to be pretty good at it.Β Probably suck big time now.Β 

 
johnny-mnemonic

I have a Schecter. Best guitar I’ve played, it’s got humbuckers which sound great for metal.

My electric guitar has humbuckers too which is why I bought it. Sounds amazing.Β 

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee
 

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