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Erik started out playing the electric guitarbut developed an interest in classical and acoustic guitar after hearing the work of Johann Sebastian Bach. Views Read Edit View history. April Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Erik Mongrain – Wikipedia

InMongrain went on a tour around the world, particularly in Europe, Asia and America. The album was launched live on Mongrain’s official website streamed broadcast on 21 October This page was last edited on 6 Octoberat I finally found my niche. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He was featured eril the cover of Guild Guitar Company Magazine.

As a boy, he was mostly interested in sports but picked up an interest in the guitar and began to teach himself to play by ear.

The broadcast started last May and the footage used for the broadcast is filmed in Montreal’s streets and in Saint Joseph’s Oratoryreputed for its acoustics.


Erik Mongrain

Sincehe’s held live guitar sessions on Twitch every Tuesday and Sunday. On this new album, Mongrain plays with musicians such as Michael Manring on fretless bass and Bill Plummer on synthesizers.

Retrieved from ” https: The event called ” Equilibrium Experience ” will broadcast an exclusive live concert from Montreal and interviews with the artist directly from his living room. On October 21,Erik Mongrain launched his second album ” Equilibrium ” which contained 9 new compositions.

The album has songs with a more melodic and optimistic mood compared with his previous album Equilibrium. Problems playing the file?

In Augusthe released a track album called Forward. Please help by adding secondary or tertiary sources. On Friday 6 NovemberErik appeared on Later The iVideoSongs company have filmed four clips including Equilibriuma recent composition.

He’s asking for donations to help funding the recording sessions of his new album called Tempowhich will be released sometime in The clips are tutorials of Mongrain’s lap tapping style, downloadable on the company’s Web site.

Lap-Tapping technique by Erik Mongrain. Once again, Michael Manring makes a guest appearance on fretless bass.


He taught himself to read music and began composing. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Erik also began to experiment with a technique known as lap tappingin which the player lies mognrain guitar across their lap, and taps the strings on the fret board with both hands.

He has a unique and dark acoustic style, with a wide erij of different techniques, approaches and textures reminiscent of Michael Hedges. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.

This biography of a living person relies too much on references to primary sources. Erik Mongrain taught himself guitar from the age of