Category Archives: guitars

Choosing a name for the band…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: rumbling, brattling, Priapic, triarch, knurled, Peloponnesian, heteromorphic, and boggy. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Hm, suppose, I was, forming a band…’ ‘Oh yes?…’ ‘Yes…’ ‘Have you been in bands before?’ ‘Me? Of course I have!’ … Continue reading

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Just one or two short but pithy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK/Europe: today’s lost plectrum is the one eventually found in a discarded matchbox on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 402. I’m sorry I’m late, but I got carried away burning my … Continue reading

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The perps always get it in the end though…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s rather unusual diversion from the norm concerns my use of the words Dulltown, UK at the start of this line. I used to type in Dulltown, Europe there, but when we had the referendum on … Continue reading

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Enjoying messing about on the bench…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word Plantagenet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Me, I love pratting about (PA) with things and ‘improving’ them – it’s a very satisfying thing to do. One evening about a … Continue reading

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A busker rant…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s sound is that of a Velcro fastener being ripped open in the middle of a church service. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, I have nothing against street musicians, buskers, as such… Yes, I have! There are generally too … Continue reading

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That red ’62 Strat…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s weather will feature bloated cumuli, fastidious droplets, gusts of February chill, a dangerous downdraught, and eventually a splash of orange marmalade in the west around dusk. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Warning: If you are not a guitar nerd … Continue reading

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A few short items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s instruction is to slit the wrapping with a suitable implement and remove, rub it down with something soft and fluffy, tickle the underparts with a moistened finger end, stand back a couple of paces and … Continue reading

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