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Eric Royer gives a laugh over the phone. "I'd like to play in a bluegrass band," he says. "I love good bluegrass harmonies. On the other hand, I kind of like having the complete control over repertoire and arrangements that I do now." Royer has that control thanks to the Guitar Machine - a mechanical device allowing him to create a guitar and bass rhythm section with his feet, freeing his hands to play the banjo or lap steel guitar. Royer, a Massachusetts native, invented the Guitar Machine ...