Greetings from Sweden

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Richard Lainegard, Jun 17, 2012.

  1. Richard Lainegard

    Richard Lainegard New Member

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    Hey all,
    great to see a PRS forum now that BaM seems to have taken a dive (for good?).
    I've played a bunch of PRSi throughout the years, but my real love affair started when
    the good guys at the Scandinavian retailers sent me first a 513 and then a McCarty '58 to try out.
    The McCarty is by far the best instrument I have ever played hands down, both in regards to tone,
    and playability. The neck is just unreal, and stable as a rock! I use 11's in standard tuning, and I've never played
    a neck that is this stable with that amount of string tension. The McCarty has been my main weapon ever since,
    even though I've also laid my hands on a SAS 25th and a SE Åkesson that I both love.
    I have a Charcoal P22 with RW neck on order and I just can.. not.. wait until it arrives!!
    I was first introduced to the model by J Hayes at NAMM and again at Messe this year, where I got to finger it a bit,
    and when J told me you could get 'em with RW necks I just knew I had to have one, no matter what!

    A little about me... I'm a Swedish string slingers, mostly operating in the murky waters between rock, funk and fusion :cool:
    I do a lot of clinic work and play the larger trade shows in US, EU and Asia (mostly for my pedal endorsers), and to meet all the great
    ppl you spend the rest of the year chatting with is always great fun! I hope to make some new friends over here that I can hopefully
    shake paws with at some future trade show! I hope this forum will be a great source of inspiration, knowledge and fun in the years to come!

    Since an image say more than a thousand words, I thought a few vids of me doing my thing on a PRS or two might be better than rambling on
    indefinitely =) so here we go. You'll tons of other stuff at my website and such (if any of the above inspires to further listening). (I'm getting married, so I've changed my surname in preparation for that, hence the "Lainegard" on the websites and here, but still "Lundmark" in all the vids ):

    Some rock/fusion with the '58:


    Some rock with the same:


    Excerpt from a metal/fusion clinic with the 513:


    Playthrough of the SAS 25th:
     
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  2. Proxmax

    Proxmax New Member

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    cool stuff, richard - welcome!
     
  3. dantedayjob

    dantedayjob HFS Lover

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    Hej! Välkommen! Trevlig gitarrspel ...
     
  4. themike

    themike New Member

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    Hey man, welcome! Absolutely great playing - Ive seen your videos before and like your style a lot!
     
  5. swede71

    swede71 Tja ba!Läget?

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    Tja Richard!
    Grymt lir och vilken känsla i ditt spel,6 poäng av 5 möjliga :)

    mvh

    Magnus
     
  6. Richard Lainegard

    Richard Lainegard New Member

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    Thx for the welcome guys!
    Look forward to posting the NGD-pics/vids when the P22 arrives :p
     
  7. OsirisProtocol

    OsirisProtocol 10 o'Clubs

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    Great playing. Just watched a bunch of your videos and I really dig your style. Welcome to the boards mate.
     

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