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Brazil

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Daniel Voth : Brazil

Acoustic Guitar

Daniel Voth's most recent composition Brazil showcases his melodic 10 finger tapping technique using a string dampener in tangent with digital stereo delay. Inspired by time spent in Rio de Janeiro Daniel tells a story of the beauty, excitement, and hope that can only be experienced by visiting Brazil.

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Nexus
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Ghost Song

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Daniel Voth : Singularity

Acoustic Guitar

Daniel Voth's debut album The Singularity brings a progressive twist to the solo acoustic fingerstyle genre. Produced by Candyrat artist Antoine Dufour

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Beau Fleuve

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Michael Chapdelaine : Deux Portraits Musicaux

Acoustic Guitar

Michael Chapdelaine releases two beautiful original compositions on steel string acoustic guitar. Portrait de Femme is Michael's first attempt at musical portrait making. Beau Fleuve is a portrait of an artist on tour, away from home and family.

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3 Way Street

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Calum Graham : Phoenix Rising

Acoustic Guitar

Phoenix Rising features eight original solo fingerstyle compositions from young and rising star, Calum Graham. All songs written & performed by Calum Graham. Recorded at Candyrat Studios in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. Mixed & Mastered by Antoine Dufour. Produced by Calum Graham, Antoine Dufour & Rob Poland.

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Indivisible
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It Is What It Is
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Hey Ya!

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Calum Graham & Don Ross : 12:34

Acoustic Guitar

Calum offers six original songs on the new album, fully formed, in full command of his craft, his identity and his music. “12:34” features reworkings of three of Don's classic tunes as well as a cover of Outkast’s smash hit “Hey Ya”. There’s no question that every listen to "12:34" will reveal something captivating and new.

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Boogie Slam
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The Impossible
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Titanium

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Mike Dawes : What Just Happened?

Solo Acoustic Guitar

'What Just Happened?' is the long awaited debut album from English guitarist Mike Dawes. This album features virtuosic solo and collaborative compositions and arrangements spanning a variety of genres, taking heavy influence from folk, pop and rock music.

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Chemistry Must Be Respected (radio edit) 2013

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Stefano Barone : Chemistry Must Be Respected (radio edit) 2013

Solo Acoustic Guitar

A radio edit of "Chemistry Must Be Respected", the opening track of the stefano's last work Danze Altalenaze revisited for two electro acoustic guitars. Original track composed by Stefano Barone.

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Stefano Barone : Danze Altalenanze

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Stefano Barone’s second record “Danze Altalenanze” was three years in the making and spans several styles of progressive solo acoustic guitar using many different techniques, effects, and looping.

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TCLD
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Alexander Supertramp

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Stefano Barone : particolare#uno

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Stefano Barone's debut CD features entirely original compositions, ranging from the funk of Spankie to the intimate melodies of The Return, to tracks of more complex execution and performance like Metronix, Batman, Alexander Supertramp and Minimalaction, a composition for 12 guitars which he usually performs live with the help of a multitrack machine.

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Sleep Paralysis
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Apparition
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Flight of The Escapist

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Ewan Dobson : Acoustic Metal : Double CD

Solo Acoustic Guitar

“Acoustic Metal” is Ewan Dobson’s 4th release on U.S. based Candyrat Records. It is a first of a kind and sure to become a genre unto itself.

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Best Friend
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Ice Winter Rock
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Legend of the Brown Goat

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Ewan Dobson III

Solo Acoustic Guitar

After racking up 10 million YouTube views in 2011, Ewan Dobson releases his third CD in three years to satisfy his growing army of crazed fans around the world. Sixteen new tracks that are all Ewan Dobson.

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Time 2
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Introduction, Romance and Waltz
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Dreaming in Dortmund

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Ewan Dobson II

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Ewan Dobson II, the new self-titled album released by Candyrat Records, brings with it 18 new recordings. As generous as his last album, Ewan continues to deliver his unique style that has proven to be a force to be reckoned with.

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I Know Your Pain
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Orange
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Blood and Ice

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Ewan Dobson

Solo Acoustic Guitar

The development of Ewan Dobson into the artist that he is today has been an journey to say the least. After his humble beginnings with his first electric guitar playing heavy metal and hard rock music to the discipline of his classical training, Dobson has expanded his repertoire to include Bluegrass, Folk, Techno, Trance, Video Game and Contemporary Fingerstyle music.

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Upright & Locked Position
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Cup of Pop
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New Aaron

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Don Ross : Upright & Locked Position

Solo Acoustic Guitar

"Upright & Locked Position" is Don Ross's 14th solo recording. This time around he revisits some songs from his first three albums from 20+ years ago, along with some new originals.

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Crazy
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Red Ships Take Off in the Distance
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From France to India

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Don Ross : Breakfast for Dogs!

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Breakfast for Dogs is Don Ross's first all-solo-guitar record in years (namely since Passion Session in 1999). "I decided just to record whatever the heck I felt like doing for this one, bit by bit over the course of several months in 2010. Hence the album title. I think of the CD as a bit of a "dog's breakfast," in that there's no particular theme that binds the tunes"

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Tochigi
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Brooke's Waltz
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Rockbarra

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Don Ross : Music for Vacuuming

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Don Ross's latest released, Music for Vacuuming, shows a renewed optimism in Don's creative approach thanks to the wonderful changes in his life. One of today's true innovators of guitar composition and technique, Don Ross has emerged as one of the most respected musicians in Canada and one of the top guitarists in the world.

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Dolphins
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Rylynn
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Spirit of the West

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Don Ross & Andy McKee : The Thing that came from Somewhere

Acoustic Music

The new cd includes duets versions of five familiar tunes composed by each guitarist, two duet arrangements of compositions by Russell Ferrante and Mike Marshall, and two solo tracks by each of Don and Andy for a total of 11 great performances.

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Richard Barrett : Darmstadtium

Acoustic Guitar

A composition about the chemical element: Darmstadtium, one of the so-called super heavy atoms. Richard Barrett plays a Taylor 8-String Baritone Guitar in Darmstadtium.

Gareth Pearson : Urban Echoes Vol 2

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Cold Comfort
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Luna Moon
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Clockwork Party

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Gareth Pearson : Urban Echoes Vol 2

Acoustic Guitar

"Urban Echoes Vol. 2" is a step into the unknown. While Gareth Pearson's debut was hailed as one of the best fingerstyle releases of 2010, his follow up, "Urban Echoes Vol. 2, will be remembered for Pearson finding his unique writing voice.

Antoine Dufour Existence

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Adrenaline Rush
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Beauty of Discipline
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Paranoid Android

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Gareth Pearson : Urban Echoes Vol 1

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Gareth Pearson continues to challenge the most discerning guitar aficionados, as well as every notable player he’s come in contact with. His proficiency on the acoustic guitar is practically legendary. Urban Echoes is Gareth Pearson's first studio recording.

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Thomas Leeb : Fishbowl

Acoustic Guitar

"This tune is inspired by the strange mix of excitement and exhaustion that is life on tour - a bit of a time-travelling Fishbowl!". -TL

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Gold and Green
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Wandering Hands

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Van Larkins : Wandering Hands

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Van Larkins is half of the group "Hunter Van Larkins" who put out an extraordinary debut on Candyrat entitled, "Myriad". Now focusing on his solo career, Van Larkins is releasing his first solo CD on Candyrat entitled, "Wandering Hands".

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Myriad
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Bull on Fire
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Fields of Avalon

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Hunter Van Larkins : Myriad

Acoustic Guitar

These two incredibly talented and gifted young musicians met while studying music at Southbank College in Brisbane and soon afterwards began writing and performing their own unique brand of Celtic, Folk and Spanish flavored acoustic guitar music.

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Bella
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Fused

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Kelly Valleau : Vol. 2

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Kelly Valleau crosses over from nylon string guitar to steel string guitar on this release. "Vol. 2" covers many different styles from Classical, to Metal, to Spanish, to Pop; all with stellar compositions.

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Matador
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Hommage to Barrios

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Kelly Valleau : Musica para la Guitarra

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Musica para la Guitarra, is the first solo cd from Kelly Valleau. Nine originals and a couple killer arrangements to tweak your ears. Dark, dissonant, melodic, rhythmic music.

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Studio n.1
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Forastiere : From 1 to 8

Solo Acoustic Guitar & Trio

From 1 to 8 is a collection of eight beautiful new compositions for contemporary acoustic guitar. Or - depending on who's listening - it's a collection of eight study etudes for guitarists, focusing on composition, deep musicality and intricate technique.

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Wild Parking
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Ripresa
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Dominic

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Forastiere : Live

CD/DVD

A live performance by Italian guitarist, Pino Forastiere. Filmed in late-2008; the performance is both beautiful and technically stunning at the same time.

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Why Not?

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Forastiere : Why Not?

Solo Guitar

Italian guitarist, Pino Forastiere is a remarkable virtuoso. His techniques and musical ideas are a true mix of acoustic and classical guitar styles. "Why Not?" is his third solo release and is the most bold in terms of style and composition.

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Circolare
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Nordamerica
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Marecorrente

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Forastiere : Circolare

Solo Guitar

The guitar execution gives an effect of orchestration, thanks to the use of alternative tunings and techniques: all the tracks were recorded live, without overdubbing.

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Non Sense
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Seagull B

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Forastiere : Rag Tap Boom

Solo Guitar (Italy Import)

“A gifted new acoustic guitarist making waves out of Italy, Forastiere... recorded without overdubs or special effects, Rag Tap Boom is a fitting showcase for Forastiere’s superb acoustic guitar work.” Robert Silverstein – 20th Century Guitar

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Halifaxation
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12 Rooms
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Hitched for Life

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Jimmy Wahlsteen : All Time High

Instrumental

"All Time High" is a further exploration of multi-tracking guitar bliss over ten gorgeous compositions.

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Shifts of Attention
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It's Your Favorite
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Rapid Eye Moment

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Jimmy Wahlsteen : 181st Songs

Instrumental

"181st songs" contains multitrack recorded material with expressive guitar arrangements and brilliant guest musicians. The core of all songs is the acoustic guitar mixed and enhanced with percussion, strings and lots of additional guitars.

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Kalimbatar
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That Old Familiar Pain
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Pine Trees and Power Lines

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Trevor Gordon Hall: Entelechy

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Trevor’s Candyrat Records debut album “Entelechy” explores new possibilities for the guitar through the use of a custom chromatic kalimba (African finger piano) that Trevor designed with help from various builders.

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Les Mille Lumières d'Anita
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Luna
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Mr. Art Valnades

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Sergio Altamura : Blu

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Composed by Sergio Altamura, "Blu" is a 12 track album, which exceeds preconceived contemporary limits of instrumental music for acoustic guitar; with percussion, loops, mechanical fans, intoxicating vocals and other guitars.

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Final Blu
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Down Roma Traffic
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Sergio Altamura : Aria Meccanica

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Sergio Altamura latest release plays more like a movie soundtrack than a instrumental guitar CD. Aria Meccanica plays out scene by scene, creating countless images and setting dark and beautiful moods throughout. Through Altamura's innovative use of looping and effects he takes the compositions to impossible heights and adds so many layers of texture, it builds to full orchestra.

Antoine Dufour Existence

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These Moments
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Midwestern Expansion
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Drac & Friends Part 1

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Antoine Dufour : Sound Pictures

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Antoine Dufour's fifth solo CD, Sound Pictures, starts off with an original composition "These Moments" which has a killer groove and melody that is always front & center.

Antoine Dufour Existence

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To Run in a Dream
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Paroxysm
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Hide and Seek

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Antoine Dufour : Convergences

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Antoine Dufour's forth solo CD, Convergences, moves forward where his last CD, Existence left off. Dufour's style continues to develop, bounded only by his imagination and his technical dexterity.

Antoine Dufour Existence

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Catching the Light
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Song for Stephen
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Ashes in the Sea

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Antoine Dufour : Existence

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Antoine Dufour's third solo cd, Existence, is his best yet by far, with epic compositions that break ground on the instrument and move more towards a progressive rock sound than displayed on his first two CDs, Naissance and Development.

Antoine Dufour Development

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Funky Tonk Guitar Trio
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Memories of the Future
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Spiritual Groove

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Antoine Dufour : Development

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Antoine Dufour releases his second solo cd on Candyrat Records. Development is a continuation of the journey he started with his first solo cd, Naissance. The cd is a mostly a solo affair with the exception of two duets with friend and fiddle player Tommy Gauthier.

Antoine Dufour Naissance

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Scratch (solo)
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Glimmer of Hope

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Antoine Dufour : Naissance

Solo Acoustic Guitar (Bass, Fiddle, & Percussion)

Antoine Dufours’ thirteen original compositions come to life on this CD. Naissance (Birth) is a fitting title for this CD as it is his first completely original and solo project.

Antoine Dufour Existence

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Swing in a Round
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String Fusion
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Intenso

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Antoine Dufour : Tommy Gauthier : Still Strings

Folk / World / Jazz

Antoine Dufour and Tommy Gauthier combine to make CD full of diverse styles including Folk, World, and Jazz influences. The level of virtouosity on Still Strings is at the highest level, even so, the music is always in front and held there from start to finsih with great results.

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Just Trust Me
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Falling for Twelves
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Sleeping on Floors

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Craig D'Andrea ...And the B.L.T.'s

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Craig D'Andrea's third solo release with Candyrat Records is a progression of his style and writing continuing to grow and develop. Craig's music is highly melodic and optimistic while never losing the groove.

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Almost Gone, Barely Here
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Three Mile Bikeride
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Standing Still

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Craig D'Andrea : Getting Used to Isolation

Solo Acoustic Guitar

"This CD represents a big change for me. I want to let go of my consistent routines, make a change, live each day in a new life. This is me stripping away all preconceived notions; leaving behind all the ordinary prosaic facets of my day to day life, and embracing the unknown."

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Stages of Obsession (GobyMix)
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Guess Who's My Favorite
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Girls Longer Hair

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Craig D'Andrea : Crazy is Catching

Solo Acoustic Guitar

22 year old guitarist/composer from Connecticut (the central nervous system of the music industry) has been playing guitar for seven years and in those seven years realized that there is more music to be created. Crazy is Catching is Craig's debut CD which will be followed with touring all over the east coast and eventually the rest of the US.

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Funky Sex Republic
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Republic Avenue
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GR Station

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Guitar Republic

Acoustic Guitar Trio

Guitar Republic is the new solo-duo-trio concert by Sergio Altamura, Stefano Barone and Pino Forastiere: music in the widest sound spectrum you may imagine, from the pure acoustic guitar sound to experimental electronics. Rock, improvisation, minimalism, mediterranean colors and rhythms are performed on the same stage by three different citizens of the same Guitar Republic.

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GAD Zooks
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Mist of the Mourning
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Foxfire / Kilnamona

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Dean Magraw : Foxfire

Solo Guitar

This collection of solo guitar compositions represents a confluence of dwellings, personalities, and events... represented in sound.

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Rylynn
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For My Father
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Drifting

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Andy McKee : Art of Motion

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Andy has developed a mastery of the 6-string guitar and the harp guitar that leaves me speechless. He is the most textural player of the instrument since Michael Hedges. - Don Ross

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Gates of Gnomeria
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Ebon Coast
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Dependant Arising

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Andy McKee : The Gates of Gnomeria

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Gates of Gnomeria is a collection of nine Andy McKee original songs and two covers.

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Abyssal
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Nocturne
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Gospel

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Peter Ciluzzi : Music without Words

Solo Acoustic Guitar

From the Music Without Words CD liner notes;

I play music because I need to. I also play music because it expresses that which words so often cannot. A good deal of the music I listen to has no words, and though I’ve written a handful of songs with lyrics, most of what I play and write also has no words.

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Telepathy
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Ain't Nobody
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Passionflower

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Jon Gomm : Secrets Nobody Keeps

Acoustic Guitar

Guitar and vocals by Jon Gomm. One guitar, no overdubs or loops. Vocals and sax on Deep Cut, and sax on There's No Need To Be Afraid by Natasha Koczy. Produced and mixed by Whiskas. Engineered and co-produced by Jon Gomm. Mastered by Hippocratic Mastering. Artwork by Jon Gomm.

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Stonecutter
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Tribes

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Preston Reed : Metal

Solo Acoustic Guitar

One of the most unique and challenging guitar albums EVER. Reed runs the gamut of orchestral and multi-textural jazz to bluegrass and down-and-dirty funk, it will slip into your heart after one listen.

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Tractor Pull
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Love In The Old Country
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First Summer Without You

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Preston Reed : Handwritten Notes

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Drawing on blues, rock, funk and jazz influences among others, Reed weaves and melds genres, rhythms and textures to produce a signature sound that has been likened by critics to Jimi Hendrix for its emotional power and stylistic creativity. Reeds vast range of explosively original music will forever change your expectation of a guitarist.

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Ladies Night
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Mermaid Eyes
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Running

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Preston Reed : Ladies Night

Solo Acoustic Guitar

A record exploding with Preston Reeds musical and guitaristic extreems, from Jazz to Rock to Funk to the most sensuous ballads, it's all here on this album along with three never before heard tracks from the origional sessions.

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Fearless
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The Daisy Fields
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Rhythms of I

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Erik Mongrain : Forward

Acoustic Guitar

Acoustic guitar: Erik Mongrain Fretless bass: Michael Manring Engineering and Editing: JJ Coolidge Produced by: Erik Mongrain, JJ Coolidge, Benoit Germain. Mastering: Marc-Olivier Bouchard at The Lab Mastering Design: Yan Mongrain Studio: Josee’s living room Computer design: Josee Dufour

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A Ripple Effect
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Alone In The Mist
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Muse

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Erik Mongrain : Equilibrium

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Erik is a musician who is constantly researching and exploring the world of music. For almost two years now, Erik has resumed standard guitar posture and has been writing at tremendous speed songs in which the harmonies and melodies are profoundly inspired.

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PercusienFa
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Géometrie d'une Erreur
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Interpretations

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Erik Mongrain : Fates

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Internet videos of 27-year-old Montreal guitarist Erik Mongrain, who plays with his acoustic in his lap, two-hand tapping his way through his instrumentals "AirTap!" and "Percusienfa" have made him an overnight sensation among guitarists and non-guitarists alike.

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