FunkyFreddy Republic's songwriting, slide guitar and unique ambient guitar stylings have dazzled audiences in New England and around the United States and Canada. He has a have a very unique sound in Second Life and perform 100% live, no tracks! In a typical show he uses up to 6 guitars and weave a dazzling web of ambiance. Frederick Reed aka Funkyfreddy is a gifted songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with a melodic style that mixes folk, rock, and Americana with a hint of ambient pop. His slide guitar and unique ambient guitar styling have dazzled audiences throughout New England. His voice and songwriting are reminiscent of artists such as Neil Young, Elliott Smith, Syd Barrett and Pink Floyd.