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  1. I have just received my reply from Positive Grid, they apologised and said "I've checked on your order and expect it to ship to you on or before August 31, 2020. Guaranteed!" Feeling a lot more positive now (pun intended!) I like the word Guaranteed! I like the fact that they answered too.😎 Incidentally while reading their website I saw a suggestion that those of us who are waiting for our amps could install the Spark App and take a look at it. I am pleased to tell you that there is a feature in the app that allows you to unlock the functions by typing in your order number. Bingo! πŸ₯³ So far I am impressed. I can open up songs and see the chords and play along and I have also got the smart jam to work using an acoustic guitar. You can even edit the chords and change the tempo or transpose the smart jam track you have created. I discovered lots of this in other people's Youtube videos and have got it to work on my iPad app. It almost feels worth it just for the app!🎸🎸🎸 I looked at an app for Mac where you had to pay Β£1 per track so the same money would buy me 120 tracks (this was one of my thoughts before purchasing the Spark). Spark gives you all of the Youtube video tracks plus your own iTunes tracks. I have not looked into Spotify yet. If you are really unlucky I may make a video to show you.πŸ˜†
  2. Positive Grid may still be experiencing problems with the shipping for some orders. When I first ordered the amp PG’s tracking system said it would be shipped β€œaround 17th to 20th August”. Yesterday morning it said β€œaround 9th August”. I thought WOW they may post it this week. Yesterday evening it had changed to β€œbefore 31st August”. Their website today boasts that they are now in stock and worldwide shipping is 5 to 7 business days. I have filled in their contact form asking for clarification of the situation regarding my order.
  3. Beautifully done @Wim VD1 it really does sound like you have a bass player in there. Top job!πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
  4. Well played @Skip Russell, great tone too.πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ
  5. That was lovely @Fretless, a perfect blend of guitar, piano and drums, mellow and flowing. πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ
  6. Thank you Maria, I searched for Sessionband in the app store and there is even a ukulele one free!
  7. Hello Everyone, The theme for the Recording Challenge for August 2020 is 🎩"Jazz" πŸ‘ and comes from Skip Russel This is what Skip said "For this months guitar recording challenge, I suggest recording a Jazz Standard. There are thousands of standards to choose from. Pick up a Real Book or Fake Book, or look in the Learn & Master Guitar course chapter on Jazz. In addition, this month Steve is launching the Jazz Standard Academy, it would be great for all of us enrolled to submit a recording of a standard we are working on." Here is a list of Jazz Standards from Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_jazz_standards however I am not strict so you can post anything which loosely fits the category or mentions Jazz. 1. Fretless playing "Spirit Song" 2. Skip Russel playing "All of Me" 3. Wim VD1 playing β€œAutumn Leavesβ€œ
  8. Mike that was superb, smooth and flowing and beautiful! Thank you for sharing it with us. πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ
  9. Stunning! I bet she plays like a dream. Enjoy!😎
  10. πŸ₯³ Happy Birthday Steve, thank you for teaching me how to play guitar. It has made a big difference to my life. Have a great day! πŸŽ‰
  11. @matonanjin I have just jumped in and pre-orderd a Spark amp in the "Last Chance" sale. Although there have been delays in the manufacturing and shipping earlier this year (mainly due to Covid-19) the word on the street is that it is worth the wait. Positive Grid seem to be trying to keep updated about deliveries now and there is even an online order tracking feature which gives me an estimate of when my amp may ship. What fun! One thing that (out of many!) I am not doing is jamming to guitar tracks or playing with bands so I am hoping that this amp will at least get me starting to play with tracks. I quite fancy the "follow my guitar " feature as well and the fact that you can just search for a guitar hero's sound and instantly get the simulation of their setup that would sound a bit like they do (if I could play like them that is πŸ€“).
  12. @gotto that is indeed something special. Superb playing and singing you have produced an excellent track there, well done to you and your granddaughter!πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ
  13. Wow @Slaphappy that sounds great, you are a very accomplished player. Thank you for sharing it with us. πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ
  14. That was a complex piece and you played it really well. You are way too critical of yourself Doug, thank you for sharing it with us. πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

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