Playing Advice: Clawhammer and Old-Time Styles
Discuss playing old-time styles of 5-string banjo, including clawhammer, 2-finger, 3-finger and other old-time techniques.
Playing Advice: All Other Styles
Discuss playing 6 string, classical, rock and other banjo styles not included in the above categories.
For theory-related questions which aren't related to a specific "playing style"
Banjo Building, Setup, and Repair
For topics pertaining to building new banjos or fixing/setting up existing ones.
Discuss the history, collecting, identifying, etc of vintage and collectible banjos.
Sound Off! (MP3/Video Posts)
If you post an MP3 or video on the site, let members know about it here so you can get feedback.
Live Sound, Recording and Electronics
For discussion of equipment and techniques involved with audio/video recording and live stage sound.
Other Banjo-Related Topics: Clawhammer/Old-Time
For discussion of clawhammer/old-time related topics that don't fit into the forums listed above. This is similar to "Other Banjo-Related Topics" below, but specifically for the clawhammer/old-time crowd.
Other Banjo-Related Topics
Got something banjo-related that won't fit into the other categories? Post it here.
Other Music-Related Topics
For music-related topics which don't involve the banjo.
Off-Topic (Not Banjo Related)
Got something to post that isn't related to banjos or this site? As long as it ain't objectionable, post it here. (Religious and political topics are not allowed here, or anywhere else on the Banjo Hangout!)
A forum created specifically to contain "game" topics that otherwise crowd out topics in the off-topics forum. Game on!
Improvements and Suggestions
Got ideas for ways to improve the Banjo Hangout web site? Post them here.
Private forum for moderator use only. This is where moderators can ask questions of other moderators, so we can build up an archive of answered moderator questions for future mod squad members.
Website Problems & Questions
Is the Banjo Hangout site not working right for you? Let us know... maybe we can get it fixed. Also, if you can't figure out some feature of the site, ask about it here.
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