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Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-27-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By Andy Pollow
Your freakin funny. That is a bit confusing. You...

Your freakin funny. That is a bit confusing. You mean its hard to move up and down all 6 strings while only muting the 3 bass strings? My pick slants up at the low E and down at the high E so I can...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-29-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Andy Pollow
What are you doin down there? Thats where you...

What are you doin down there? Thats where you play rythym guitar. Thats alot eiser to play in the 9th position on low E - B strings instead.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-03-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By Andy Pollow
I type too much when I drink coffee. I just think...

I type too much when I drink coffee. I just think its cool if you always lightly rub the string above the one your picking. It gives you a little more speed, your not muting the strings as much with...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-02-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By Andy Pollow
Pick hand thumb rubbing is good not bad?

Im "floating" like Gilbert again and its like heavy palm muting low e - g and no muting b and e. And Im like that sucks but its cool I guess. I used to think its hard to pick b and e fast but now I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-26-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By Andy Pollow
lol And mix a little yngwie dna into it for good...

lol And mix a little yngwie dna into it for good hair and vibrato. And some Satriani cuz I like those pick taps.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-24-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 586
Posted By Andy Pollow
I have tried 30 ways to pick and most work good...

I have tried 30 ways to pick and most work good but I seriously believe there is one that is best. One Ring to rule them all. Keep your fingers off the guitar and in a loose fist, rest your palm...
Forum: Bands & Artists 04-20-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By Andy Pollow
Thats awesome I like it. I like when he taps...

Thats awesome I like it. I like when he taps harmonics.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-19-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,835
Posted By Andy Pollow
If your really into it 3 hours feels like 1 hour...

If your really into it 3 hours feels like 1 hour anyways. But dosent it seem like shredders who use alot of economy make more recordings than the best alternate pickers? David Chastain, George...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-18-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By Andy Pollow
Thats one of the reasons I prefer moveable 4...

Thats one of the reasons I prefer moveable 4 string chords. Everyone gets a sore thumb from bar chords if you do it alot.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-12-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,341
Posted By Andy Pollow
British people are really weird - I think cider...

British people are really weird - I think cider means strong beer/malt liqueur? Cuz I bought somethin called cider at Fred Meyer and it just tasted like 211. And it gave me a nasty headache.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-07-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By Andy Pollow
I think if you want to do anything advanced its...

I think if you want to do anything advanced its best with a teacher that can do it. I mean if you want to play shred, jazz... dont go to a blues rock teacher. It took me alot more years to figure out...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-05-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By Andy Pollow
This video helped me too -...

This video helped me too -

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_nHnpVBWCo
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-05-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By Andy Pollow
Thats what Im doin. Ive had problems with...

Thats what Im doin. Ive had problems with stretching 5 7 9 with fingers 1 2 4 and I hurt my wrist real bad a long time ago. First I found it helps if I bring my hand out farther and elbow closer to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-02-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By Andy Pollow
Tom Hess does it really good. So you can control...

Tom Hess does it really good. So you can control the noise without the sound of palm muting. I could never get it to work right though.
Forum: The Pit 04-01-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Andy Pollow
yes we can

yes we can
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-01-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 981
Posted By Andy Pollow
It really is just that it takes a hell of alot of...

It really is just that it takes a hell of alot of practise. You just keep your palm on the strings and move from the wrist. It really is that simple. But it takes months - not days or even weeks to...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-28-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By Andy Pollow
I think rock/metal would be better if you have...

I think rock/metal would be better if you have people who learn theory and compose and dont play any instrument and people who only play and dont even learn scales or nothin at all. Most of my...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-28-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,219
Posted By Andy Pollow
Maybe its the left hand position? When I used to...

Maybe its the left hand position? When I used to play fingers parallel to the frets I could sweep big arps all day like Jason Becker with no problems. But when I switched to playing with angled...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-22-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 646
Posted By Andy Pollow
That sucks you seem kinda pissed. Ive read some...

That sucks you seem kinda pissed. Ive read some people that hate that wrist bend but play thumb behind the neck like to push their palm against the neck only playing the low E and A strings and then...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-20-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 793
Posted By Andy Pollow
You mean vibrato? When you shake the string fast?...

You mean vibrato? When you shake the string fast? Or do you mean that cliche lick when you go like bend the g string 14th fret up to a b note and back down and pull off to the 12th fret and hammer on...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-19-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,357
Posted By Andy Pollow
Slayer riffs - nothin is as good for picking...

Slayer riffs - nothin is as good for picking speed as speed/thrash/death metal rythym guitar. Your picking fast alot on the biggest strings and alot of power chords. I like to alternate pick power...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-17-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Andy Pollow
Yeah well dont just listen to me - that skunk...

Yeah well dont just listen to me - that skunk stripe IS where your supposed to stick your thumb. There are 2 ways to do left hand technique and youll see the even best shredders use one or the other...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-15-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Andy Pollow
I played classical style left hand for a long...

I played classical style left hand for a long time and no matter what I did ( guitar high, tilted up, ... ) I hurt my wrist really bad every time I played guitar. Untill I switched to this left hand...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-15-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By Andy Pollow
Your a noob. Now I think anchorin the pinky in...

Your a noob.

Now I think anchorin the pinky in one place is the best way to pick cuz..... Too many reasons to list. I dig it. Like Jason Becker. But whatever - Frank Gambale and that Dream Theater...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-14-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By Andy Pollow
Seems like if I move my arm at all even for...

Seems like if I move my arm at all even for string changing there is tension. You can play with tension and not get hurt if your carefull but its not as fun. I have to angle the pick up at the low E...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-12-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By Andy Pollow
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EL18xRpwUoI Watch...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EL18xRpwUoI

Watch the guy on the left. Palm on the strings... Thats how you do it if you dont want to anchor. It sounds tinny and muffled but you can play really...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-11-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,873
Posted By Andy Pollow
Google MAB dampener. Thats the best one I think...

Google MAB dampener. Thats the best one I think because you can lift it up for rythym playing and put it down fast for lead. A sock works great too. But if your not going to use it all the time its...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-08-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,486
Posted By Andy Pollow
Wow that was really rude. I bet you wouldnt talk...

Wow that was really rude. I bet you wouldnt talk like that to my face. I think its good that there are many varieties of opinions. Sometimes it seems like people repeat what they hear like parots and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-07-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,486
Posted By Andy Pollow
I dont know what TS means but really you should...

I dont know what TS means but really you should ignore all advice and do whatever you want. Sometimes when people start off slow they stay slow cuz fast is different than slow. Id rather play fast...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-07-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By Andy Pollow
Oh yeah I like Gilbert but I dont like his tone....

Oh yeah I like Gilbert but I dont like his tone. Because he has his palm on the strings while he is picking fast. I think guitar sounds prettier if you dont touch the strings. And if you mute with...
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