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Forum: Musician Talk 05-28-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By Elo01
Yeah, I'm starting to realize that I'm...

Yeah, I'm starting to realize that I'm approaching this whole thing completely wrong. My background is computer science, where everything can be explained by clear patterns and strict rules, with...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-27-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By Elo01
Huh. So do I just have to accept that the raised...

Huh. So do I just have to accept that the raised 6th / A is a chromatic note that provides additional color?
I was hoping that there was some kind of pattern / explanation as for why the raised 6th...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-27-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By Elo01
Alright, I think I understand how secondary...

Alright, I think I understand how secondary dominants work

What still bugs me though is the change from Eb to D7. I guess this is subjective, but when the D7 is played it doesn't really sound "out...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-27-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By Elo01
Aw **** yeah "Maybe it's somehow switching...

Aw **** yeah

"Maybe it's somehow switching to a different key?" was one of my guesses
Forum: Musician Talk 05-27-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By Elo01
So it's kind of like a chromatic passing note?...

So it's kind of like a chromatic passing note? The D7 is the "passing chord" / "approach chord" to G7? Either way, thanks, I'll look chord functions up
Forum: Musician Talk 05-27-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By Elo01
Need help understanding chord progression

Here's the progression in action:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UhGVEzW6O4

The chords (with the capo / barred chords) go
C minor (C, Eb, G), i
F minor (F, Ab, C), iv
Eb major (Eb, G, Bb), III
D7...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-28-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By Elo01
1000 bucks, Need something LP'ish sounding

Now when I say "LPish" it doesn't have to sound EXACTLY like a LP, just the general direction of that sound


My first option is a LP Studio (new) for 850 bucks, which is a damn fine deal
Problem is...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-25-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Elo01
Naw man, I'm pretty sure it's 68.22%...

Naw man, I'm pretty sure it's 68.22% minor.

Either way, thanks for all the answers

Learned something new yet again
Forum: Musician Talk 11-24-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Elo01
But even the very beginning of the jam, without...

But even the very beginning of the jam, without any minor lead guitar, sounds more minor than major to me

Or maybe I'm just associating the b7 with "minor"

Oh well
Forum: Musician Talk 11-24-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Elo01
Theory behind this simple chord progression

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbxS1xp4OM0

Alright, so it's pretty simple and goes A5 - G5 - F#5 - G5 and back to A
Sounds minor to me and unless my ear ear is completely worthless the tonal center...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-27-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By Elo01
I try to think in sounds, but I keep coming back...

I try to think in sounds, but I keep coming back to thinking in fingerings/positions. But I mostly don't think at all while doing improv and just noodle / play from muscle memory



If it's that easy...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-26-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 995
Posted By Elo01
[Concrete example inside]Need help making my soloing less boring

Alright, so I've recorded this using my looper yesterday:
http://profile.ultimate-guitar.com/Elo01/music/all/play1188722

And while I think that I'm past the beginner-play-scales-upanddown stage, my...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-27-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Elo01
In case anybody else is in the same situation as...

In case anybody else is in the same situation as me:

I have decided to go with the pod HD 500 and a pair of DT-990s from beyerdynamic

I have done a LOT of research (3 weeks) regarding low volume...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-25-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Elo01
Alright, thought about it some more - I think I...

Alright, thought about it some more - I think I can stretch my budget to 700 or so

Current options:

VHT Special 6 Ultra + Maverick + Either a multieffect (M5, RP 255) or a bunch of cheaper...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-24-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Elo01
:( Well it doesn't have to be whisper-levels, I...

:(
Well it doesn't have to be whisper-levels, I just don't want a lawn mower in my apparment. I was hoping that the maverick speaker combined with low-wattage / low headroom could do that

Another...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-23-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Elo01
Need an appartment-amp #1402

Alright, so here's the catch:
My budget lies around 500 or 600 bucks.
But since I have to get an Eminence Maverick speaker (that essentially cuts volume in half so I can properly use the amp in my...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-10-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Elo01
Is there another ear trainer on miles.be? I'm...

Is there another ear trainer on miles.be?
I'm using http://miles.be/software/34-functional-ear-trainer-v2

Oh and keep in mind that your brain is processing stuff over night, so you won't notice much...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-10-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By Elo01
How to properly use the functional ear trainer?

I just can't get below 6 mistakes in the random key / large tone range / 50 questions - part, don't know for how many weeks I've been using it. FFS, it's not even about chromatic notes yet and I fail...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-19-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Elo01
Phew, glad I don't have to replace pickups then,...

Phew, glad I don't have to replace pickups then, would've probably just screwed up the electronics. Anyway, true, I wish I could play through a normal amp without headphones, but that's currently...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-19-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By Elo01
500-600; Getting that smooth / singing higain lead sound

I recently discovered how awesome machinae supremacy actually are and I totally fell in love with their sound. I've only got a tonelab st, which I find cool for clean / crunchy / rock sounds, but...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-25-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By Elo01
Does it really have to be free? I'd recommend...

Does it really have to be free?
I'd recommend jamplay (trial code here) (http://blog.guitar-pro.com/2012/03/exclusive-offer-7-day-jamplay-free-trial/)
You'll save so much time, there's just so much...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-24-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,359
Posted By Elo01
I probably have no right to post here since I'm...

I probably have no right to post here since I'm just an advanced beginner, but it always sounds weird to me when people justify not learning theory by saying that great musician XYZ didn't know...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-19-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By Elo01
Oh I see, so you have a general...

Oh I see, so you have a general "arranging" software such as reason, then you buy additional "instruments" as plugins.. seems pretty expensive :/
Forum: Musician Talk 08-19-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By Elo01
Yeah, i wish i had a grand piano standing around...

Yeah, i wish i had a grand piano standing around so i could record it, but i don't have too much of a choice

Anyway, thanks, gonna check out omnisphere
Forum: Musician Talk 08-19-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By Elo01
Oh, crap, I actually meant software that is able...

Oh, crap, I actually meant software that is able to simulate real instruments (piano, strings, drums, etc), gonna edit my post to clarify, but thanks for the quick reply
Forum: Musician Talk 08-19-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By Elo01
Composition Software for symphonic metal

I'm a huge fan of nightwish and of melodic / symphonic metal in general, but I'm having a hard time finding good backing tracks for that

So, figured I might as well look into creating my own...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-03-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Elo01
Yeah, i'm mostly improvising using "muscle...

Yeah, i'm mostly improvising using "muscle memory" in my shape based approach, i've realized that a few days ago. Now I'm trying to think of a simple melody while listening to a backing track before...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-03-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 890
Posted By Elo01
Hi, I'm a guitarist, so maybe it's different for...

Hi, I'm a guitarist, so maybe it's different for bass guitar, but since some people recommended focusing on the natural minor scale (-> aeolian mode) instead of learning modes, i just gotta ask...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-02-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Elo01
... wow, i guess i have approached improvising /...

... wow, i guess i have approached improvising / songwriting absolutely wrong - I've tried to avoid "copying" as much as possible, lol



Yeah, i've realized that i should probably learn some theory...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-02-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By Elo01
Improvising / writing long melodic lines

As probably most people did, i've started improvising with the pentatonic scale over simple blues backing tracks. I've followed the Call & Response pattern and I am now at a point where it at least...
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