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He has a unique and dark acoustic style, with a wide array of different techniques, approaches and textures reminiscent of Michael Hedges. The album was launched live on Mongrain’s official website streamed broadcast on 21 October From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He was featured on the cover of Guild Guitar Company Magazine.
Erik Mongrain taught himself guitar from the age of He’s asking for donations to help funding the recording sessions of his new album called Tempowhich will be released sometime in Erik also began to experiment with a zirtap known as lap tappingin which the player lies the guitar across their lap, and taps the strings on the fret board with both hands.
In Augusthe released a track album called Forward.
The broadcast started last May and the footage used aairtap the broadcast is filmed in Montreal’s streets and in Saint Joseph’s Oratoryreputed for its acoustics. InMongrain went on a tour around the world, particularly in Europe, Asia and America.
Views Read Edit View history. The album has songs with a more melodic and optimistic mood compared with his previous album Equilibrium. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.
Sincehe’s held live guitar sessions on Twitch every Tuesday and Sunday. As a boy, he was mostly interested in sports but picked up an interest in the guitar momgrain began to teach himself to play by ear. The iVideoSongs company have filmed four clips including Equilibriuma recent composition.
Erik started out playing the electric guitarbut developed an interest in classical and acoustic guitar after hearing the work of Johann Sebastian Bach.
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Erik Mongrain – Wikipedia
Lap-Tapping technique by Erik Mongrain. On Friday 6 NovemberErik appeared on Later I finally found my niche. The event called ” Erk Experience ” will broadcast an exclusive live concert from Montreal and interviews with the artist directly from his living room. Once again, Michael Manring makes a guest appearance on fretless bass. He taught himself to read music and began composing. On October 21,Erik Mongrain launched his second album ” Equilibrium ” which contained 9 new compositions.
April Learn how and when to remove this template message. Please moongrain by adding secondary or tertiary sources. On this new album, Mongrain plays with musicians such as Michael Manring on fretless bass and Bill Plummer on synthesizers.
The clips are tutorials of Mongrain’s lap tapping style, downloadable on the company’s Web site.