Air Guitar & American Sign Language

Amber Galloway Gallego, a sign language interpreter from San Antonio, has appeared in viral videos on social media, performing the songs of ASAP Rocky, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Future, Adele, Drake, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. She augments American Sign Language, which has its own grammatical and syntactical rules and norms, to create musical translations that communicate […]

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Doctor’s Note

After my competition last week, I’ve had a little residual pain, although it’s hard to tell what’s air guitar-related and what is simply my body recovering from surgeries two weeks ago. My neck was extremely stiff, and my arms felt kind of sore. I went to the hematologist this morning to get blood work (in […]

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Air Guitar 2017: Finalizing My Edits, or Trying to Learn to Embody the Covers Amateur Musicians Posted on YouTube

I’ve realized that my air guitar performance will be deeply indebted to people, whose music I have borrowed and who will never know that I performed air guitar to their compositions in a Hard Rock Cafe in Boston. Those people are as follows: an amateur Japanese guitarist named Suzuto (w/ piano accompaniment from his friend Yuki), […]

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