Some Acoustic Guitar Virtuosity

“Acoustimetallus Plectrus” by Ewan Dobson.

His album Ewan Dobson III is available today.

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About Daniel Fincke

Dr. Daniel Fincke  has his PhD in philosophy from Fordham University and spent 11 years teaching in college classrooms. He wrote his dissertation on Ethics and the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. On Camels With Hammers, the careful philosophy blog he writes for a popular audience, Dan argues for atheism and develops a humanistic ethical theory he calls “Empowerment Ethics”. Dan also teaches affordable, non-matriculated, video-conferencing philosophy classes on ethics, Nietzsche, historical philosophy, and philosophy for atheists that anyone around the world can sign up for. (You can learn more about Dan’s online classes here.) Dan is an APPA  (American Philosophical Practitioners Association) certified philosophical counselor who offers philosophical advice services to help people work through the philosophical aspects of their practical problems or to work out their views on philosophical issues. (You can read examples of Dan’s advice here.) Through his blogging, his online teaching, and his philosophical advice services each, Dan specializes in helping people who have recently left a religious tradition work out their constructive answers to questions of ethics, metaphysics, the meaning of life, etc. as part of their process of radical worldview change.

  • DaMuzz

    Very nice. Interesting to see someone playing a composition like that with a pick, which is kind of rare in my experience.

    I like the second section best, I think. I always like a nice rolling 6/8.

    His guitar has low-end that sounds like a cello, and I like that he gets in with some of that steel-string distortion. Sounds really good.

  • mikespeir

    Excellent! Now he just needs to find himself a Gabriela Quintero and he’s a made man.

  • Jeff Sherry

    Great find Dan. Love both sections of the song. Chimes, note bending and flat picking. I see a lot of the past in his playing with his own voice.

  • Art

    God, I’d give anything to have left-hand dexterity like that.


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