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The Air Guitarist of the Month: Nordic Thunder, vol. 3

The Air Guitarist of the Month: Nordic Thunder, vol. 3

AIR GUITAR IS A VESSEL

I’ve been competing professionally in air guitar for over half a decade now, and over the years I've talked a lot about air guitar.  It usually starts with describing what air guitar is, and more often than not you can tell in that moment where the conversation will go.  A person will either respond with some level of disgust and will non-verbally let you know that they could care less about what you have to say.  Or, you will see a burning curiosity in their eye. It's from that moment I can tell whether or not my efforts will be wasted on preaching the good word to this person, or if I am planting a seed into a potential life long fan of air guitar.

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Wed 27 Jun 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)

The Air Guitarist of the Month: Nordic Thunder, vol. 2

The Air Guitarist of the Month: Nordic Thunder, vol. 2

AIR GUITAR OFF THE STAGE

When I first started playing air guitar competitively, I entered because I wanted to
be the best at doing something ridiculous. Two-air guitar related surgeries and a
two-week tour of Finland later; I have discovered that air guitar is indeed ridiculous.

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Mon 18 Jun 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)

A Wicked Weekend of Air

Attention Russians, Americans and Estonians: Lots of Airness happening in your countries in the following days!

Estonia
15-16 June: National Championships, Rabarock Festival 

www.meego.ee/ag.

Russia
Fri 15 June: Krasnoyarsk Qualifying Round 

www.airguitar.ru

The US:
Fri 15 June: Portland
Sat 16 June: Seattle

usairguitar.com

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Fri 15 Jun 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)

The Air Guitarist of the Month: Nordic Thunder, vol. 1

The Air Guitarist of the Month: Nordic Thunder, vol. 1

Hear ye, hear ye! To keep up the good airy spirit while waiting for national finals to bring new masters of air, AGWC launches The Air Guitarist of the Month blog. As the first air guitarist to share his thoughts about air guitarring, humanity and love and how are these things combined, is mr. June, Justin "Nordic Thunder" Howard, reigning US champion. AGWC office wishes all of you a pleasant and airy season!

THUNDER MOTHER

Without Moms, there would be no air guitarists.  In 2011 my Mom got witness her first air guitar competition.  After my regional performance, 2008 World Champion Hot Lixx Hulahan said to a sold out audience, “The only thing that would have made that better was if your Mom was here.  Oh wait, she is.  Ladies and gentlemen, Thunder Mother!” 

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Wed 13 Jun 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)