This year, the easiest guitar is the acoustic. It makes sense to you because they take up very little room. The problem with these is the same as the electric: The strings don’t play with enough power to make the sound strong.
I’ve heard that the hardest guitar is the acoustic, and it just makes no sense to me, as a music-maker, as I play an acoustic guitar. They play so slowly. It’s a bit frustrating when you’re playing a piano. You’ll get the best out of it sometimes but it won’t be fun sometimes.
Would you play the electric guitar if there was no electric piano?
That’s a weird question, I didn’t think so. As much as I want to play a guitar with a good sound, I still want to be able to play a good, clean melody. I think that the electric piano is a great tool, if you’re used to it, but you can make better use of it if you’re used to a good acoustic. We get the best from the electric guitar when we take the time to play in rhythm, when there’s no beat, and we don’t make music when there’s a beat, you know, we make a melody. It’s true that the electric piano can provide you with a rhythm, but then the melody gets ruined at the same time.
I know you don’t really have an opinion. I’ve always thought it was the same way in that way. I was very lucky to have a good, old-fashioned electric piano when I was growing up.
I’m sorry, you did have that?
You weren’t playing on it?
What made you decide to give up on the piano?
No, actually I had the electric piano almost since I was a child. At least I think it was a piano, but it was maybe a recorder.
[laughs] Oh, I’m sorry! That’s so sad.
How did you decide to give up the electric piano?
Well, I was living in Berlin for a while and I was doing a lot of work and I’d go home and do some housework at night and I couldn’t sleep, so I’d play in piano all day. When I was 15, I had it. I was just a teenager.
What happened to it?
What did it
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