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Forum: Musician Talk Today, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 175
Posted By steven seagull
Like reverb66 said, a big part of choosing a key...

Like reverb66 said, a big part of choosing a key is often to ensure that the vocals fall within the singer's range. If you're in a band, or writing something you're going to sing yourself then...
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By steven seagull
Rocksmith isn't necessarlily going to help you...

Rocksmith isn't necessarlily going to help you learn in of itself, but but it's a fun way to keep motivated.

The biggest problem with Rocksmith is that learning to play Rocksmith isn't actually the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-08-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 367
Posted By steven seagull
Because your guitar has at least 21 frets and 6...

Because your guitar has at least 21 frets and 6 strings so you might as well make use of them. Remember, the guitar is a musical instrument - guitarists don't approach playing in terms of "I will...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-08-2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,009
Posted By steven seagull
^"helping" The comment was aimed at...

^"helping"


The comment was aimed at peppers :haha:
Forum: Musician Talk 02-07-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,009
Posted By steven seagull
Ok kid it's time to lay off the weed...

Ok kid it's time to lay off the weed...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-06-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,009
Posted By steven seagull
Because the alphabet starts with A, so we...

Because the alphabet starts with A, so we naturally count notes in alphabetical order too. And A is a lower note than B. It's also because THAT'S HOW CHORDS WORK. The root note of the chord generally...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-02-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By steven seagull
The thing to keep in mind is that...

The thing to keep in mind is that "shredding" isn't really a thing - it's certainly not a specific technique you can lean. It really just means little more than "playing the guitar very well" usually...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-01-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By steven seagull
I'd just like to point out that this thread is...

I'd just like to point out that this thread is over a year old.

Hopefully the book never made it into existence... (www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1135708)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-30-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 840
Posted By steven seagull
Hate to break it to you, but that's BECAUSE they...

Hate to break it to you, but that's BECAUSE they chose sitting and practicing guitar over going out with friends. A lot of the time it's emotionless because they spend all their time practicing and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-29-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 840
Posted By steven seagull
It's exactly the same principles that mean if I...

It's exactly the same principles that mean if I do THIS it really emphasises the word "this".

BUT IF I DO THIS THEN I'M JUST BEING ANNOYING AND YOU NO LONGER CARE WHAT I'M SAYING.

Music is about...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-23-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By steven seagull
The bridge is a Kahler, or at least a Kahler copy.

The bridge is a Kahler, or at least a Kahler copy.
Forum: Musician Talk 01-23-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,499
Posted By steven seagull
My honest opinion is that anyone who worries...

My honest opinion is that anyone who worries about this kind of stuff is facing the very real prospect of becoming a bit of an elitist hipster douchebag...not something I'd wish on anybody but it's...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-22-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,499
Posted By steven seagull
Guys, I think "atheistic" was just a...

Guys, I think "atheistic" was just a typo for "aesthetic"...

Wait, it wasn't even a typo, that's exactly what he wrote...godammit, learn to read you people!!! :haha:

[EDIT] Ok I'll let you off,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-18-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By steven seagull
Shredding is a pretty meaningless term that has...

Shredding is a pretty meaningless term that has come to mean many things to many people. It first started becoming used a lot around in the 80's when there were loads of young guitarists coming...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-18-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By steven seagull
It really depends what it is you're trying to...

It really depends what it is you're trying to achieve, as far as your long-term goal of being able to improvise better is concerned anything that involves you drilling the same thing over and over is...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-17-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By steven seagull
Unfortunately this isn't something you can fix...

Unfortunately this isn't something you can fix with an exercise, the fluidity of thought and execution you're aiming for is simply the product of experience. You need to practice following simple...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-16-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By steven seagull
To be honest it's not so much about seeing as it...

To be honest it's not so much about seeing as it is about listening, at least that's not how I see it...pun semi-intentional. It sounds like at the moment you're approaching things like scales as...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-15-2016, 04:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By steven seagull
Ultimately the goal here is familiarity -...

Ultimately the goal here is familiarity - familiarity with the sounds that come out of the fretboard. The better you know your way around the fretboard sonically, the quicker you'll be able to play....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-15-2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By steven seagull
Obviously I know very little about the day-to-day...

Obviously I know very little about the day-to-day impact your condition has, but could slide guitar in an open tuning possibly be an option here? Very different to the stuff you like and it is tricky...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-10-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By steven seagull
To me, based on what you've said, it sounds like...

To me, based on what you've said, it sounds like you've been focussed too much on the purely technical aspect of playing and haven't put enough work into the mental and aural aspects of learning how...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-08-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By steven seagull
From a "big picture" perspective, the...

From a "big picture" perspective, the thing you need to do is stop playing with your fingers and start playing with your brain.

Players only get "trapped" in something because they've stopped...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-30-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 753
Posted By steven seagull
It's also important to keep in mind that the core...

It's also important to keep in mind that the core concept of scales is not a technical thing, it's a sound thing. A scale is a collection of pitches that work together in a certain way.

Whilst you...
Forum: Tab Talk 12-28-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By steven seagull
Please don't advertise on the forums - touting...

Please don't advertise on the forums - touting for business classes as advertising.

And definitely don't bump advertising threads.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-28-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By steven seagull
Here's the thing, you don't actually want to move...

Here's the thing, you don't actually want to move your fingers "faster" - they already move as fast as they'll need to.

What you can't do is navigate your way around the guitar fretboard...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-27-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By steven seagull
Please don't use the forums to promote your...

Please don't use the forums to promote your Youtube channel
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-27-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By steven seagull
Please don't advertise in the forums.

Please don't advertise in the forums.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-22-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By steven seagull
Could be normal - the longer the string the more...

Could be normal - the longer the string the more it will vibrate, as you fret higher up then you're shortening the string. However if the sound is noticeably cutting short rather than just not...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-08-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 837
Posted By steven seagull
You seriously can't sing the Hotel California...

You seriously can't sing the Hotel California solo from memory? Even non-guitar players can do that one ;)

In all seriousness it's a pretty fundamental part of playing the guitar - if you don't...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-04-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,211
Posted By steven seagull
Here's the thing, you don't just need to...

Here's the thing, you don't just need to practice.

You also need to PLAY.

All the lessons and exercises in the world won't help you progress unless you keep using the stuff you're learning in...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-30-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By steven seagull
Whilst this is borderline self promotion it's...

Whilst this is borderline self promotion it's also not really a technique discussion either, would probably be better suited to one of the artists forums or possibly musician talk, but that's a bit...
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