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Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-24-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By alex0160
guitarless for three weeks!!

Im going on holiday for three weeks and wont be able to take my guitar :(
I was wondering what I can do to maintain my callouses and also hoping to learn a bit of music/guitar theory, as I know none!...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-22-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By alex0160
Thank you very much for your replies, I will try...

Thank you very much for your replies, I will try mixing it up and play some different genres. What music theory can I learn to start making up my own stuff?
Thanks
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-21-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By alex0160
Also what is he playing at the start? Thanks

Also what is he playing at the start?
Thanks
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 05-21-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By alex0160
hit a plateau ... HELP PLEASE!

Hi all,
I was wondering if anyone has some advice for me on how to improve my guitar playing. Ive been playing for about 9 years now on and off without lessons, and have nothing to show for it! I...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-25-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By alex0160
My experiance has been to learn a song the whole...

My experiance has been to learn a song the whole way thRough so you can play it to someone. No ones really interested in 20 seconds of intro... It's also a lot more fun in my opinion, and as stated...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-25-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By alex0160
Ha that's what I wanted to hear. Thanks for the...

Ha that's what I wanted to hear.
Thanks for the comments guys :)
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-23-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By alex0160
People seem to rave about the Yamahas for value...

People seem to rave about the Yamahas for value...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-22-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By alex0160
Picking hand position?

I've been playing tommy emmanuels songs with a 'boom chick' bass, so just rested the heel of my hand on the strings to mute them slightly. However, when not intending to mute strings, and fingerpick,...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-21-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By alex0160
My old tanglewood sounds like it would fit the...

My old tanglewood sounds like it would fit the bill,
http://www.tanglewoodguitars.co.uk/products/acoustic/evo_exotic/evoexotic/xfm/TSFCEXFM.html
Forum: Tab Talk 09-20-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By alex0160
Thanks for the suggestions guys! So how long...

Thanks for the suggestions guys! So how long roughly would it take you guys to learn a page of tab?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-20-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By alex0160
Learning tabs faster???

May seem a stupid question, but it's actually really annoying! Are there any methods to learning/memorising tabs faster? It seems to take me ages before I can play without looking at the music !lol...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-19-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By alex0160
'Don't use, nails. They will always break...

'Don't use, nails. They will always break whatever you do with them' - Tommy Emmanuel.
Your fingertips will develop calluses which I think sounds better and easier to play IMO
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-19-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By alex0160
Whats the jimmy Hendrix method ?

Whats the jimmy Hendrix method ?
Forum: Tab Talk 09-19-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By alex0160
Learning tabs faster ??

May seem a stupid question, but it's actually really annoying! Are there any methods to learning/memorising tabs faster? It seems to take me ages before I can play without looking at the music !lol...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-16-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,764
Posted By alex0160
Yes

Yes
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-16-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,764
Posted By alex0160
Tuners and strings I guess

Tuners and strings I guess
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-15-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,366
Posted By alex0160
That's absurd! It only takes 3-4 days of playing...

That's absurd! It only takes 3-4 days of playing until you don't need to worry about calluses. Your method will put you out for a week and the the callus probably wont be as good and risk not being...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-12-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 744
Posted By alex0160
Cedar - warm Spruce - bright

Cedar - warm
Spruce - bright
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-09-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By alex0160
Well I know that tommy Emmanuel does get his...

Well I know that tommy Emmanuel does get his free...anyway that's irrelevant lol
Thanks for the reply
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-09-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By alex0160
Quick question.

Does it damage the guitar to bend the neck to get a vibrato sound?
Just curious as I've seen many proffesionals do so, but I have to pay for my guitar so don't want to break it ! Lol
Thanks
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-07-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 581
Posted By alex0160
Honestly, how often to replace strings?

I've found elixirs to last ages (about 4 months). Although the other day a salesman told me they need changing every 1-2 weeks! Can't afford to replace them this often, not elixirs at 16. How...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-07-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By alex0160
The man with the green thumb tab, is it accurate?

http://tommyemmanuel.files.wordpres...green-thumb.pdf

It's probably me, but when I play this version it doesn't sound right :/.
Is the tab accurate?
Thanks
Forum: Tab Talk 09-07-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By alex0160
The man with the green thumb tab, is it accurate ?

http://tommyemmanuel.files.wordpress.com/2007/09/tommy-emmanuel-the-man-with-the-green-thumb.pdf

It's probably me, but when I play this version it doesn't sound right :/.
Is the tab accurate?
Thanks
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-03-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By alex0160
Thanks for the encouragement guys! I'm starting...

Thanks for the encouragement guys! I'm starting to get it now :)
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-02-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By alex0160
I like tommy Emmanuels stuff, not sure what your...

I like tommy Emmanuels stuff, not sure what your into.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-02-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By alex0160
I just can't get it to flow, I guess if you knew...

I just can't get it to flow, I guess if you knew the song you could tell that I was playing it. I just can't get it to sing, if you know what I mean? Lol
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 09-02-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By alex0160
Is this song too hard for me?

Just finished learning haba na haba by TE which is just right for my ability atm and now trying to learn the man with the green green thumb, and struggling with it. I can play all the notes but it...
Forum: Tab Talk 08-29-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By alex0160
Ha I've been trying but my ear is terrible! This...

Ha I've been trying but my ear is terrible! This is the last bit until I can play the whole song and it's so frustrating.
Forum: Tab Talk 08-29-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By alex0160
Need help from a wise guitarist on UG

Would anyone be so kind as to tab from 10:00 - 10:20 on this video?
Thanks
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHon2cOyMs0&feature=youtube_gdata_player
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 08-29-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By alex0160
Does any have the tab for the song? Or is anyone...

Does any have the tab for the song? Or is anyone feeling incredibly kind to tab the bridge for me?
Alex
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