11
May

Can You Hear the Thunder

A happy fail. Man plans, God laughs and points. Whadayagonnado? This is the story of the 4x4x4 sessions that turned out to be a 5x1x9 event. (There is a video at the bottom you can listen to while you wade through this if you want. It's a fun read.) more »


15
Jun

Dear Daddy, It's been so long. What would you say to your Dad today if you could?

Click here for the lyrics What would you say to your Dad today if you could? For twelve years I have been asking this question on Father's Day at Fark.com. It has been so "cathartic" for so many, myself included. Each year I seem to gain something from… more »


19
Jan

Look what popped up in my Google news feed.

Something to listen to while you read. (new window) [image:66:(Stassi's such a bitch!):.floatright] OK, this is silly, I know, but it made me smile. I was checking the weather on my Nexus 6, a Google phone. On my phone if I swipe left from my home… more »


16
Jan

How to record a 12-string guitar. Check out this DanG Rig.

I get this question a lot so I thought this time I would make a post about it so I can explain why I do what I do when I amplify or record my twelve-string guitar. When I record, I prefer to use a Blumlein Pair. The mics that do that best are kind of… more »


24
Dec

How to fingerpick a 12-string guitar

I want to talk about right hand finger-picking technique for a minute. I watch a lot of videos online and I see a common problem that is holding a bunch of you back. Please let me fix that with a thing I learned from my early years of Flamenco guitar… more »


3
Dec

Songs from The Wildrose Charcoal Kilns (part one)

We were on our way home from a really fun wine tour when we decided to take a detour. We've been on the lookout for a good location to play some music and shoot video. We decided to go to the Wildrose Charcoal Kilns in Death Valley. It was kind of on… more »


30
Aug

Why I play the twelve string guitar

The other day, in a Facebook thread in a huge guitar group, a guitar player asked, "Why do you play the 12-string?" He said he just didn't "get it." Granted, he was young, a mostly electric guy with a few cheap acoustic guitars. So this guy, we'll call… more »


24
Mar

For My Little Girl

For My Little Girl   11/25/79   I’d like to introduce you to my child And I’d like to talk to you, for a little while Please be careful don’t end the world Leave something left for my little girl   She’s beautiful, looks like her mom A full-fl… more »


16
Apr

Windy Road from the Pitstop Pub in Menifee, CA

I love this kinda stuff. Friday afternoon I get a call from my buddy J.A.M. of J.A.M.Kwest, a local roots reggae band and and old friend. He needs to fill out the show at the Pitstop that night. A few frantic phonecalls later and it's all setup. We get… more »


23
Mar

Dan Grigor Crack In Time

Another cut from a delightful afternoon at the Callaway Winery enjoying wine, food and new friends at the Meritage Restaurant. The song, Crack In Time, is a sweet little jazz riff love song. For those moments when time just seems to stop. They always h… more »


22
Mar

Dan Grigor In The Wind

From the lovely Meritage at Callaway Winery Grigor plays "In The Wind" for a very cool crowd. more »


4
Nov

Grigor's Road Trip from The Pour House in Paso Robles

  Click through for the lyrics! more »


26
Sep

Grigorian Chance Plays "Be Yourself" at Kimo's SF

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18
Sep

Dan plays Crazy at Kimo's 9/11/11

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7
Nov

CFI auditions, bass and djembe

Here we have video from the jam last week. Auditioning for percussion is Ric and for Bass is BobbyH SHARETHIS.addEntry( { title : 'CFI auditions, bass and djembe', url :… more »