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  • "In the 1820s and 1830s, a new technique, called fan-bracing, emerged in guitar construction, and this led directly to the modern concert guitar."

    —Glenn Kurtz, Practicing: A Musician's Return to Music (New York: Vintage Books, 2007), 140

    November 11, 2008

  • And here I thought it was something that went on in moshpits.

    November 11, 2008