Some links for the curious...
Play along with customizable backing tracks, generated from real instrument sounds. Practice any song, in any key, at any speed.
Personal website with videos of old music performances.
The world’s foremost resource for shamisen players who want to learn, build, and/or purchase the instrument, and connect with other enthusiasts.
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Home page of Kyle Abbott: shamisen performer, builder, and educator.
Take a look
The ToneWay Project
Offering resources for the music community—free video courses, books, an online lyrics and song clips database, and more—since the early 2000s.
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Years of posts on taoist thought and commentary on the Tao Te Ching including a new translation.
Birds of all kinds (and other subjects), captured in striking photos that tell a story.
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