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zebra2  ·  268 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 22, 2017

Never heard of a Bandurria before. Cool stuff. I've been on the lookout for a balalaika though.

flac  ·  268 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's really cool, but frankly there are a few too many strings for my comfort... knocked it down to a healthy 9 strings instead of 4, and have it tuned in DADGAD. Cool stuff.

Balalaikas are pretty sweet, my BF's dad had one for a while because he loves Dr. Zhivago

zebra2  ·  268 days ago  ·  link  ·  

So it has 9 strings now? Or it used to? You'll have to record it for us soon. I also used some of the tips you gave me to clean up one of my tracks and add a percussion element with the clave/agogo. It's like 50% cooler now.