Opera 8 for free today !

Submitted by Frederic Marand on Tue, 2005-08-30 17:06

During its 10th anniversary party, Opera is giving away free registrations for all current versions of the Opera browser.

You can get yours while the party lasts at: http://my.opera.com/community/party/reg.dml and appreciate what I consider to be the best browser for all usual platforms at no cost.

There has been lots of buzz being done these last few days about a soon-to-be new economic model for Opera, by the way. Run Opera, Run !

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Popping the rasgueado

Submitted by Frederic Marand on Tue, 2005-06-28 21:48

Rasgueado is the well-known technique of flamenco guitar players. Because it sounds strong and can be impressive, one cannot but be tempted to try it on the bass.

However, the sound will typically lack the precision required for a non-solo bass part, especially if included in a slapping or tapping part accompaniment. But there is a trick...