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Forum: Electric Guitar 01-21-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By musicandthewave
okay to play with 5 strings for a day until i change strings?

the high e string broke, and i wont be able to get new strings for a day. will it be okay to keep the guitar in standard tuning and playing rhythm guitar, with no bending strings. I dont want to...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-03-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By musicandthewave
sore fingers from acoustic guitar from an electric guitar player

i play electric guitar anywhere from 1 hour to 5 hours a day, so averages out like 1-2 hour a day on a weekly basis. ive been playing for about 6 years on and off. I barely play acoustic and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-25-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By musicandthewave
i think delay + reverb is used a lot in lead...

i think delay + reverb is used a lot in lead tones in the 80's like hair metal?

isn't cliffs of dover delay + reverb as well?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-24-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By musicandthewave
are scooped mids necessarily for those chunky/boomy palm muted low e notes?

you know the typical thrash palm muted open e chugging ala metallica . Is the bassiness from those palm muted low e riffs result of scooped mids?

I want to get the palm muted notes from Ride the...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-24-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By musicandthewave
how many riffs, solos, and songs can you memorize?

is there a point where you run out? or can you learn an almost infinite amount of songs, solos and riffs as long as you go back to the tabs for a refresher?

at what point did you need to go back...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-24-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By musicandthewave
combining reverb, chorus, and/or delay?

does anyone use a combination of these effects, like delay + reverb or chorus + delay or chorus + reverb?

what kind of tones can you get using delay + chorus? i think the other two combinations...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-22-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By musicandthewave
how much more gain do Randall diavlos have compared to blackstar ht amps?

i want to play modern and thrash metal, and i already have a blackstar ht, it can kind of do it but not the best for it. It's great for blues to early metal however.

How much more gain do the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-13-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By musicandthewave
randall diavlo, peavey valve king, or krank for thrash metal?

Which amp will give me that nice chugging low e palm muted thrash metal sound?

I wanna nail the ride the lightning and puppets tone.

I will either get a krank rev jr used or valveking or diavlo...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-11-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By musicandthewave
can you recommend solos with lot of fast alternate picking?

what are some well known, essential guitar solos that employs a lot of fast alternate picking with not much legato?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-08-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 319
Posted By musicandthewave
Does a smaller room make it harder on your ears for a guitar amp?

i live in a two bedroom house, one is very big 12x18 room but it faces a neighbor while the one on the other side is a 10x8 room with no neighbor,

currently in the bigger room, but i want to move to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-07-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By musicandthewave
yeah probably better but i want my guitars to...

yeah probably better but i want my guitars to play the same way, dont want one guitar being easier to bend than the other.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-07-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 323
Posted By musicandthewave
are esp extra jumbo frets bigger than jumb frets on jacksons?

i want to get an esp ltd 256, everything seems perfect except for the fact it say it has XJ frets. I have a jackson dinky, advertised as jumbo frets, and they are perfect, wouldn't want any bigger...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-05-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By musicandthewave
is action supposed to be progressively higher when going higher up the frets?

I have a floyd rose equipped guitar and the action is higher on the higher frets and very low on the lower frets, while getting higher and higher as you go up. If I raise the bridg the action is...
Forum: The Pit 12-05-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 601
Posted By musicandthewave
do guitarists have "primes" like athletes?

Would you say guitarist are at their peak in their 20's and 30's? Zakk wylde doesnt sound good as he did in the 90's, many of the guitarist had their best work in their 20's and 30's.

Van Halen,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-27-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 606
Posted By musicandthewave
is a 20 watt solid state amp loud enough to be heard over a drummer?

i have a peavy vypyr vip 1 20 watt combo amp with 12" speakers. the master volume goes to 0-13, and i have it between 0 and 1, as going slightly past 1 is way too loud for practice.

I know a 20 watt...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-27-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By musicandthewave
boss dd-3 or Behringer delay?

gonna be my first stomp box as use it with my blackstar HT-5, after using the vypyr for a while and using the onboard effects.

I play a lot of 80's hair metal/80's rock/ and 80's shred and the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-13-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By musicandthewave
are there certain techniques using fingers that aren't possible using a pick?

new to bass guitar, would rather just play with a pick if there isn't a clear advantage using fingers as playing with a pick feels very natural as a guitar player.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-11-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 831
Posted By musicandthewave
is a slight delay used a lot in 80's lead guitar?

guitar tones from hair metal, 80's pop, and 80's shred, is a slight delay used a lot?

kind of like a slapback tone.

is a slight delay and reverb essential for a good 80's lead tone?

would any...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-28-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By musicandthewave
going back and forth between a 24.75" and a 25.5" guitar

would it be inconsistent to practice a 24.75" scale guitar and a 25.5" scale guitar the next day?

like if you practiced a challening solo on a 24.75" scale and go back to the 25.5" to play the same...
Forum: The Pit 10-22-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By musicandthewave
does anyone work full time and play guitar a lot as well?

i work part time at 30 hours a week, and play guitar anywhere from 1-4 hours a day

going to work more, 40 to possibiliy 60 hours a week, i work at an office so it's not really a physically...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-17-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By musicandthewave
fender mustang, frontman or vox pathfinder for a cheap clean amp

i already have a tube guitar amp that i use but it's single channel so i want to get a cheap small SS Amp that i can use with an A/B switcher for songs with channel switching.

I am not going to be...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-15-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 949
Posted By musicandthewave
solid state amps can rival tube amp for cleans but not really for gain/od, true?

I've heard that some solid state amps have very good clean tones, such as the roland jc, but tube amps are usually always better for gains.

is this true?

does tube circuitry matter less for clean...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-02-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 552
Posted By musicandthewave
what if you just want to improvise without a...

what if you just want to improvise without a backing track?
Forum: Musician Talk 10-02-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 552
Posted By musicandthewave
how to make a major pent. not sound like a relative minor pentatonic scale

I'm so used to playing in minor when doing improvisation solos. If i try to play a major pent. solo, half the time i end up sounding like im playing the relative minor scale.

I found that the when i...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-30-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 944
Posted By musicandthewave
do you guys have a separate gigging and pratice amp or just use one for everything??

Curious to know if you guys do or not. thinking of keep using my small practice amp for home use and recording and use a bigger amp for only gigging and jamming.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-30-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By musicandthewave
my amp is a one channel amp, can i get a separate clean amp and an A/B/Y switch?

does that work without any problems? it'll just be for practice and recording at home.

i have a practice amp that does not have a separate clean channel.

thinking of getting a vox pathfinder,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-25-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By musicandthewave
how important is a channel switching amp for most genres?

obviously genres that don't use a lot of gain you only need single channel such as jazz, surf rock, blues, rockabilly.

however, for most genres that feature distorted electric guitar, how...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-23-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By musicandthewave
chorus pedal on the clean channel, thru the fx loop and switching to od channel

if you use a chorus pedal for a song and it's only used in a clean parts of the song and you need to switch to a distortion channel quickly without using the chorus pedal, do you need to manually...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-20-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By musicandthewave
it's not a modeling amp, but its a tube amp

it's not a modeling amp, but its a tube amp
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-20-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By musicandthewave
amp gets quiter after couple minutes and turns very fizzy almost like a fuzz tone

i have a blackstar ht-1 combo amp. It has a gain switch, not a channel switching amp.

ive had it for 6 months with no problems until 3 days ago when the amp got quieter suddenly, after a couple of...
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