My links

This post is basically for my Instagram “link in bio” cuz I don’t want to change that link all the time, so here’s all my links on one page (subject to change without you noticing) My YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChFeQSpLfyWuaTrtB4YORAg My Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/africanbanjogunnar/ My Blog: https://theoffgridmusician.music.blog/ My backing track website: https://backingtrackers.wordpress.com/ Dr. John Cockman interview:Continue reading “My links”

An interview with Dr. John Cockman

little disclaimer here: this is the first time I’ve interviewed someone, so be a little forgiving of my questions. Hey guys, today I’m excited to be interviewing Dr. John Cockman! For those unfamiliar with you, can you tell us a bit about yourself?  Hi Gunnar, thanks for requesting the interview. I started fiddling at the ageContinue reading “An interview with Dr. John Cockman”

Fireball Mail on my new “Dobro”

So following on from my last post, here’s a video of me playing the guitar/dobro conversion It’s very quiet, cuz it’s a quiet guitar anyway and I’ve got it tuned down to F Anyway, that’s what I’ve been up to, playing this incessantly…. “When you learn a tune, learn one you like, cuz you’ll beContinue reading “Fireball Mail on my new “Dobro””

I’ll be joining the Dobro world!

Well, I’ve wanted to do this for a while, I’ve played a couple of dobros before and they’re super fun and I’ve wanted one for a couple years. So, I just joined resohangout.com, and some people over there recommended I put a riser nut on an acoustic guitar to start learning. Shipping here isn’t reliableContinue reading “I’ll be joining the Dobro world!”

Ashokan Farewell

If you’re listening to that, I’ll explain what you’re hearing. That is the regional honeybees choir tryouts winners. Coming from windmill hive, they have some of the most talented bee singers around, and the director is none other than the amazingly talented Mr. Shuyeona. I joined them as an instrumental accompanist (each choir group wasContinue reading “Ashokan Farewell”

Cherokee Shuffle feat. The pickin’ critters

So I started recording this a couple months ago, and got almost done but didn’t add a bass track. Then I got busy and wasn’t able to finish till yesterday, when I decided to finish it and add some pictures so i could put it on YouTube. Well, I’m definitely not a computer person, thatContinue reading “Cherokee Shuffle feat. The pickin’ critters”

Practice, Perfection, and Professionalism

“Perfection is unattainable. But if we strive for perfection we may achieve excellence.” -Vince Lombardi (I think) So, as a musician, I’m always practicing, and there’s that saying “practice makes perfect” which is totally not true, but practice does make you better. So I’m on the journey of chasing perfection, which I know I’ll neverContinue reading “Practice, Perfection, and Professionalism”

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