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Zooey last won the day on March 28 2015

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  1. I tried 10-42 and it was nice and balanced, but my band tunes down to Eb standard and there wasn't enough tension in the low E for me.
  2. Been using pure nickel .10s for a while now. DR Pure blues, and lately Curt Mangan "vintage pure nick round core." They are a little darker and softer sounding, which complements the pickups in my guitars of choice (mostly 90s and older G&Ls).
  3. That was an early interest of mine since I was so into sampling. There's an art house documentary called "Sonic Outlaws" that covers the basics in an interesting way. They interview an attorney named Alan Korn who has also written some legal articles for Tape Op. I went into technology law instead, but I did give a lecture on the Blurred Lines case to a music business class at Stanford last year.
  4. If this scheme is viable, and I don't think it is, there's nothing stopping someone from doing it for profit.
  5. That's more like a hidden track and not part of the sequencing of the album. I wouldn't consider "Endless Nameless" to be the last track on Nirvana's Nevermind or "Disgustipated" to be the last track on Tool's "Undertow" for the same reason. But if you do consider Her Majesty to be the closing track of Abbey Road, then maybe the endless loop ("never could be any other way") is the final track of Sgt. Pepper's instead of Day in the Life.
  6. But being on a cheap end of expensive was not what Harmony was known for. At least in my lifetime. I think the designs are cool enough, they remind me of certain Eastwood guitars. The price is actually good for a US made guitar, though you can get a "Fullerton Standard" G&L for the same or cheaper. It seems like a stretch to me that they set up a new production line for guitars, maybe these are OEMed by another company. Like Heritage, which is also in Kalamazoo, I think.
  7. So weird. Looks like the brand was purchased by Bandlab, a tech company headquartered in Singapore that makes a music collaboration app. They make a lot of effort to make it seem like they have a connection to the historic Harmony brand, but I really doubt they have any connection at all. They've certainly demonstrated they don't really understand the appeal of the original Harmony company. I'm guessing they bought the trademark from Sears out of bankruptcy, or acquired it from someone who did. There are a quite a few guitar brands that have little or no connection to the historic c
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