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Forum: Original Recordings 05-29-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Silky Smooth
Sounds great man Love the tone The only...

Sounds great man

Love the tone

The only criticism I have is to work on the bending accuracy and vibrato a bit more
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-25-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,150
Posted By Silky Smooth
When you are first starting out almost eveyrthing...

When you are first starting out almost eveyrthing you do will be "wrong". There is a certain level of maturity that needs to happen which means failing, excuting things poorly, being stubborn ect....
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-24-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By Silky Smooth
Changing the input would be a good starting...

Changing the input would be a good starting point

It's quite common for them to break loose from steady use
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-24-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,266
Posted By Silky Smooth
I agree There is a feeling that something gets...

I agree

There is a feeling that something gets lost when you attack the strings. I don't know how to explain it but it feels like something gets taken away. It just doesnt translate as well as...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-24-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Silky Smooth
It's a great experience all around Every...

It's a great experience all around

Every musicans should know their equipment inside and out. As long as you take your time you'll be fine and learn plenty along the way. Expect to mess some things...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-24-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Silky Smooth
I would suggest starting from scratch Thats some...

I would suggest starting from scratch

Thats some pretty rough wiring! I'd bet its a bad connection somewhere in there. If that still doesnt work for you it could be the wire braiding. Trim away the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-16-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By Silky Smooth
The EVO is extremely unforgiving, it will make...

The EVO is extremely unforgiving, it will make you aware of any mistakes thats for sure!

For rock the first thing that came to mind is the Dimarzio PAF pro, it can do pretty much anything really...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-16-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By Silky Smooth
My dads friend gave him a Vinyl of rising force...

My dads friend gave him a Vinyl of rising force when I was in 7th grade

I never heard anything quite like that before, and have been a fan ever since.

I could say earlier Al Di Meola and Return To...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-15-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,804
Posted By Silky Smooth
It is all relative no matter how you reach the...

It is all relative no matter how you reach the end goal.

The guy who knows nothing but has an amazing ear and can form harmony,chords,melody on his own. VS the theory snob who can write it all out...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-15-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,804
Posted By Silky Smooth
You could equate it to being able to speak but...

You could equate it to being able to speak but unable to read

There are many many folks who are in that situation. Learning the language can only help you communicate.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-14-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Silky Smooth
Dive into the genre Start listening to to early...

Dive into the genre

Start listening to to early fusion the roots of it, you need to absorb what you want to play in order to understand it and execute it properly. Read up about the key players,...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-14-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,804
Posted By Silky Smooth
Whether you learn them, try to avoid them, say...

Whether you learn them, try to avoid them, say they are a waste of time, you will end up playing some sort of scale in whatever you come up with. There is really no avoiding it considering using all...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-14-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By Silky Smooth
It is tough to think about your gear getting...

It is tough to think about your gear getting banged up especially with how much everything costs

But thats why you have it, treat the scars of use as character. If something does go down you can...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-14-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 981
Posted By Silky Smooth
Looks awesome Love the add on trem and brass...

Looks awesome

Love the add on trem and brass plate
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-14-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Silky Smooth
Try a thicker pick 2mm-3mm You'll be able to...

Try a thicker pick 2mm-3mm

You'll be able to relax even more and feel the mass of the pick in your hand, its easier to keep a relaxed hold on a thicker object then a thin one.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-14-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By Silky Smooth
A year and a half isn't that long, but it is...

A year and a half isn't that long, but it is great you are aware and reading up on good technique and playing. The more you play as time goes on the more relaxed you'll become. A big part of it is...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-14-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By Silky Smooth
Practice in context Work on it with backing...

Practice in context

Work on it with backing tracks and watch the timing and pitch of your playing. Vibrato is certainly one of the most important aspects of guitar playing. It separates the pro...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-14-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,083
Posted By Silky Smooth
The fender american special is a great deal for...

The fender american special is a great deal for what you get

The highway one was the best strat fender had out for awhile, for the price they were unbeatable
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-12-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 896
Posted By Silky Smooth
Try out a heavier pick 1mm or above will smooth...

Try out a heavier pick

1mm or above will smooth out any slappy attack you get from picking
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 04-12-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Silky Smooth
Check this out The quality isn't any good, but...

Check this out

The quality isn't any good, but it's pretty awesome to see him so early on

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiqxK8bBgV8
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-04-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7,707
Views: 287,671
Posted By Silky Smooth
Sweeet They are a great platform to mod on,...

Sweeet

They are a great platform to mod on, you'll end up with an amazing guitar.
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 03-29-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Silky Smooth
Yeah I don't care for the new tone as much...

Yeah I don't care for the new tone as much either. It's heavily saturated with alot of gain/compression and verb/delay.

His old school Alcatrazz tone was the best. He didn't need anything on the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-28-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14,571
Views: 136,448
Posted By Silky Smooth
My buddy whose been playing a dsl50 for many...

My buddy whose been playing a dsl50 for many years always makes offers to buy my pro-tube 50. Laney really did something right to rival the classic 800.

I've tried many different cabs and...
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 03-27-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Silky Smooth
He used HS-3's in the neck and the bridge Before...

He used HS-3's in the neck and the bridge

Before the rising force era he always used Dimarzio FS-1's

If you watch the live Acatrazz videos he was using FS-1's on those strats and they sounded...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-27-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By Silky Smooth
Keep practicing the scales but do it in a...

Keep practicing the scales but do it in a practical manner

Always play to something, have a backing track in the key you are working on, have a drone, a bass line anything. You'll be doing two...
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 09-28-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 843
Posted By Silky Smooth
...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xcSTkGWo-0&feature=related

One of the most convincing Yngwie clones I've seen
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 09-13-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17,537
Views: 801,656
Posted By Silky Smooth
JP's playing great on the new album! He sounds...

JP's playing great on the new album!

He sounds like hes back to his old form

Heavy emphasis on melody and phrasing

Breaking All Illusions has one of his most killer solos in his library.. Simply...
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 09-08-2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 843
Posted By Silky Smooth
He's super cool Even signed my copy of GW with...

He's super cool

Even signed my copy of GW with him on it after a show


Most of bad rep comes from bad literal translations in magazine interviews. He's pretty funny and sarcastic most of the time...
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 04-28-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 17,537
Views: 801,656
Posted By Silky Smooth
I would love to hear the full cut of the Virg...

I would love to hear the full cut of the Virg jam

The little bit they showed sounded amazing
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 03-29-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,947
Posted By Silky Smooth
The digital era probably had a lot to do with...

The digital era probably had a lot to do with it

Those kinds of sounds work so much better on analog tape were everything is warm and dynamic
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