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Forum: Musician Talk 12-31-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By bangoodcharlote
Ignoring formal music theory means that you're...

Ignoring formal music theory means that you're electing to learn on your own what Europe spent 1000 years learning.

What do you mean by a great guitar solo? That will determine how you'll want to...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-31-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,087
Posted By bangoodcharlote
I disagree. It is okay to work hard and play...

I disagree. It is okay to work hard and play while inching the metronome from 100 to 101 to 102 and so on. That isn't fun. It totally sucks! You're a better guitarist for having put in that hard...
Forum: Metal 12-27-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 5,444
Posted By bangoodcharlote
I don't know how this thread was even found after...

I don't know how this thread was even found after four years and 361 days (leap year), but now it's an interesting topic on the first page.

Do we want to restrict ourselves to songs that qualify as...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-27-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 531
Posted By bangoodcharlote
I dislike jazz, and I have no desire to play or...

I dislike jazz, and I have no desire to play or learn it. I have disliked jazz for a long time. I want to play in a hard rock or metal context where I will probably be playing over powerchords or...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-27-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 531
Posted By bangoodcharlote
I would of course be playing through those while...

I would of course be playing through those while wearing red lipstick and a leather mini-skirt.

Edit: Girl power! Womyn unite! Et cetera. If I wore that outfit I think that men doubting my...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-27-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 894
Posted By bangoodcharlote
Disclaimer: I didn't listen to anything. Even...

Disclaimer: I didn't listen to anything.

Even so, I think he has a point. Let me throw together a diverse playlist in iTunes that I could burn to a CD.

1. Hell Awaits -- Slayer
2. Fanfare for the...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-26-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By bangoodcharlote
Start learning basic theory and techniques, and...

Start learning basic theory and techniques, and play a lot.
Forum: Musician Talk 12-26-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 531
Posted By bangoodcharlote
Haha no I don't expect to have skip-tapping fully...

Haha no I don't expect to have skip-tapping fully integrated into my playing in the next few weeks. Mostly, I want something fun and challenging yet reasonable to work on over break.

I'd have no...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-26-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By bangoodcharlote
Chromatic as in passing tones or "weird...

Chromatic as in passing tones or "weird stuff" in jazz, or straight-up atonal music?

Schoenberg's work qualifies for the latter category.
Forum: Musician Talk 12-24-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By bangoodcharlote
This is a rare case where "notes per...

This is a rare case where "notes per second" is a useful unit for something other than shred pissing contests (which I love, by the way).

NPS=(Notes per beat like 2 for 8th notes, etc)*(tempo=how...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-24-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 531
Posted By bangoodcharlote
Technique to Improv and Music

Some guitarist friends and I have all decided that over our winter breaks, we're certainly going to play a ton, but more importantly, we're going to practice for what feels to me is the first time in...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-24-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By bangoodcharlote
You're 16 and probably a junior in high school. ...

You're 16 and probably a junior in high school. As you remarked, you've got plenty else to think about besides guitar. Consequently, any of the songs that you'll want to play all the way through...
Forum: Bands & Artists 12-23-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By bangoodcharlote
What you like is a matter of opinion. It is fine...

What you like is a matter of opinion. It is fine to dislike their music.

Do so knowing that this "overrated" band is the most successful and influential rock band ever, and that what they did is...
Forum: Modern Rock 12-23-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By bangoodcharlote
Sirius Octane

Volbeat's The Hangman's Body Count is the best new hard rock song that I've heard in a while. I assume that I heard it on Octane (satellite radio), which I almost never have on. Octane seems like...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-23-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 518
Posted By bangoodcharlote
Does the Marty Friedman link in my sig still...

Does the Marty Friedman link in my sig still work?????
Forum: Musician Talk 12-23-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17,177
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 642,837
Posted By bangoodcharlote
Your composition teacher wants you to do a short...

Your composition teacher wants you to do a short creative exercise. Let me go find a video clip of the Recess girls saying "Scandalous."

(I found a clip. It's not as awesome as I remembered. ...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-23-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By bangoodcharlote
They sound different to me, granted on an...

They sound different to me, granted on an unplugged guitar. Running through the "spider lick" from Master of Puppets (did I just make that up?), alternate picking sounds a bit more fluid. I get a...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-06-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By bangoodcharlote
This is only half-flippant: ask questions. I'm...

This is only half-flippant: ask questions.

I'm not kidding. End sentences with question marks. It makes you identify what it is that you want to know about (which means that you're thinking), and...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-06-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By bangoodcharlote
So my love is not returned...awesome. :p What's...

So my love is not returned...awesome. :p

What's funny is that guitarists don't really have a love affair with modes; they just think they do because they borrow tones. (I suppose that it's...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-06-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 927
Posted By bangoodcharlote
One (caveat) Yes Caveat: Every musician should...

One (caveat)
Yes

Caveat: Every musician should have some kind of knowledge of the piano and drums. I don't even mean technical proficiency (I don't know how to play the piano), but some idea of how...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-06-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 17,177
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 642,837
Posted By bangoodcharlote
I may post a bit more, and then after that, I'm...

I may post a bit more, and then after that, I'm going to be gone for a while, perhaps a year.

Please go back to the stance that modes don't exist.
Forum: Musician Talk 01-06-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By bangoodcharlote
Yes, and if you've ever multiplied real numbers...

Yes, and if you've ever multiplied real numbers (e.g. 4*7.5=30), you've worked with the binary operation providing the structure for an object in the category of abelian groups, and you've worked...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-06-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By bangoodcharlote
I'm quite in favor of telling people to ignore...

I'm quite in favor of telling people to ignore set theory that assumes the axiom of choice to be false.

Thus, ignore modes for a long time. They're kind of cute once you know the important stuff --...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-06-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By bangoodcharlote
I'm in love. My sig has some good material. ...

I'm in love.

My sig has some good material. There should be a lot of good stuff in the UG archives.

You should start with the major scale.

As for...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-06-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 728
Posted By bangoodcharlote
To clarify, you don't care about speedy guitar...

To clarify, you don't care about speedy guitar work, and you want to play faster, correct?

You will need the following...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-02-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,179
Posted By bangoodcharlote
Just don't say that to such an extreme that you...

Just don't say that to such an extreme that you dismiss legato!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-02-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 445
Posted By bangoodcharlote
Read the lesson in my sig. Ignore anyone who...

Read the lesson in my sig. Ignore anyone who tells you to learn modes. You will start to learn theory by learning the major scale.
Forum: Musician Talk 01-02-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By bangoodcharlote
You should do yoga. It will increase your...

You should do yoga. It will increase your flexibility.

I've not pulled a 180; I've pulled a 360. I'm back to playing and listening to a lot of what I liked when I was just starting to play...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-02-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 17,177
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 642,837
Posted By bangoodcharlote
Happy New Year! I have a question that I don't...

Happy New Year!

I have a question that I don't want to ask in the metal forum for fear of starting a Metallica vs. Megadeth debate. (In reality, both bands rock, so I'm glad both exist.) When Dave...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-02-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By bangoodcharlote
I would love to know how you determined...

I would love to know how you determined that.

There's no standard Western scale that contains the notes that form your chords. Standard Western scales don't have three consecutive half-steps. ...
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