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Erik Mongrain

On October 21,Erik Mongrain launched his second album ” Equilibrium ” which contained 9 new compositions. The album was launched live on Mongrain’s official website streamed broadcast on 21 October Erik started out playing the electric guitarbut developed an interest in classical and acoustic guitar after hearing the work of Johann Sebastian Bach.

He’s asking for donations to help funding the recording sessions of his new album called Tempowhich will be released sometime in Once again, Michael Manring makes a guest appearance on fretless bass. He was featured on the cover of Guild Guitar Company Magazine. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.

The clips are tutorials of Mongrain’s lap tapping style, downloadable on the company’s Web site. The iVideoSongs company have filmed four clips including Equilibriuma recent composition.


The event called ” Equilibrium Experience ” will broadcast an exclusive live concert from Montreal and interviews with the artist directly from his living room. He taught himself to read music and began composing. The album has songs with a more melodic and optimistic mood compared with his previous album Equilibrium.

Sincehe’s held live guitar sessions on Twitch every Tuesday and Sunday. On Friday 6 NovemberErik appeared on Later As a boy, he was mostly interested in sports but picked up an interest in the guitar and began to teach himself to play by ear. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This page was last edited on 6 Octoberat On this new album, Mongrain plays with musicians such as Michael Manring on fretless bass and Bill Plummer on synthesizers.

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Retrieved from ” https: The broadcast started last May and the footage used for the broadcast is filmed in Montreal’s streets and in Saint Joseph’s Oratoryreputed for its acoustics. Erik Mongrain taught himself guitar from the age of Views Read Edit View history.


Lap-Tapping technique by Erik Mongrain.

Problems playing the file? Please help by adding secondary or tertiary sources. I finally found my niche. Erik also began to experiment with a technique known as lap tappingin which the player lies the guitar across their lap, and taps the strings on the fret board with both hands.

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Erik Mongrain – Wikipedia

InMongrain went on a tour airttap the world, particularly in Europe, Asia and America. He has a unique and dark acoustic style, with a wide array of different techniques, approaches and textures reminiscent of Michael Hedges.

In Augusthe released a track album called Forward.