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Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-15-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By AlskiOverload
Fast strumming technique

This is something Ive struggled with for a while. It seems like something pretty popular in funky styles for example, that fast, sometimes 32nd note strumming....
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-23-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By AlskiOverload
Cool, thanks for the help.

Cool, thanks for the help.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 06-23-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By AlskiOverload
Buying and Replacing an output jack

Yesterday I realized the pin inside the output jack on my strat (MIM) was a little bent out of place. It was making it so that my cable would constantly fall out because it would never click into...
Forum: Alternative & Indie 05-31-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,093
Posted By AlskiOverload
Im loving Bygones alot. The first album that...

Im loving Bygones alot. The first album that really turned me onto math, took a while to sink in then I was just blown away. Since then Tera Melos have been blowing my mind. If you want a pretty good...
Forum: The Pit 05-11-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,055
Posted By AlskiOverload
I just defriended a good 40 people on a whim....

I just defriended a good 40 people on a whim. Apparently there are alot of offended people now.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-10-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By AlskiOverload
Awesome, this was a big help. Ill try playing...

Awesome, this was a big help. Ill try playing around with my mids, thanks.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-10-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By AlskiOverload
Yeah super slinkies are 9s. Im playing through a...

Yeah super slinkies are 9s. Im playing through a little Blazer 158 amp. So its the mids mainly? Thats one thing Ive never had a good grasp of, how the mids affect my tone, probably something...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-10-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By AlskiOverload
Mastodon/Colony of Birchmen tone

Ive been trying to get Colony of Birchmen down, and Im having a little bit of trouble with the tone. Does anyone have any advice for getting a good sludge metal tone like this?

My ds pedals are an...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-17-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 117,779
Posted By AlskiOverload
Lately Ive been trying to work on some more...

Lately Ive been trying to work on some more technical stuff than I usually do, and I have noticed some straining after practicing. I was wondering if I could get some tips on my picking technique...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-13-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By AlskiOverload
Thanks guys, Ill check them...

Thanks guys, Ill check them out.

http://www.amazon.com/Vox-VT100-Valvetronix-100-watt-Amplifier/dp/B001O4QABY

Anybody know about these. I love Vox, never heard about this amp. Adjustable wattage...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-13-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By AlskiOverload
Thanks for the head up guys. I really like to...

Thanks for the head up guys.

I really like to be budget minded. I guess 500-1000 would be possible though. It would be nice to have a nice in between about gigging and playing at home. I can make...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-13-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By AlskiOverload
Marshall MHZ15H? Something else?

So, Ive been looking around at some marshalls lately, mostly just for fun, but I saw the MHZ15H (http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/MHZ15H), and thought it sounded somewhat reasonable. All I own...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-12-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By AlskiOverload
Thanks Rokeman. Ive been trying it out on both...

Thanks Rokeman. Ive been trying it out on both settings, both are pretty cool, Ive yet to see exactly how Ill use each :P.

Big Muff is definitely next on my list. My issue with the big muff is I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-11-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By AlskiOverload
Rokeman: Wow, I didnt expect the level knob to...

Rokeman: Wow, I didnt expect the level knob to affect it that much... I guess thats what I get to being new to distortion pedals... Still pretty rough, but Ill have to try it a bigger amp i guess. So...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-11-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By AlskiOverload
DS- 2 debate. Return or not...

So I just got my Ds-2 in the mail. It was between the big muff pi and ds-2, and ds-2 won for what ive seen in the way of versatility. BUT. Now that I got my ds-2, Im a somewhat disappointed. Well, it...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-15-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By AlskiOverload
Thanks for the tips. I own a bass, and youre...

Thanks for the tips. I own a bass, and youre suggestion might get me to pick it up and actually try making something with it haha.

Kurdt Staley: Im kind of in the same situation as you. I typically...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-15-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 399
Posted By AlskiOverload
Building a good, rhythmic riff

Lately Ive been playing around with the blues scale alot more than normal, and Ive come up with a few good riffs, but Im noticing a difficulty with making riffs in general. There are a few...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-10-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By AlskiOverload
Footswitch not working?

I own an Ibanez SM7 Smash Box, and recently Ive noticed that the footswitch doesnt work about, 95 percent of the time. I usually have to step on it a thousand times, or open it up and play with the...
Forum: Recordings 07-09-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By AlskiOverload
DP-008 sounds awesome, I might end up getting...

DP-008 sounds awesome, I might end up getting this. Main thing for me is being able to play around with the tracks on my computer, but the other 4 tracks is a huge plus, and being able to use phantom...
Forum: Recordings 07-08-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By AlskiOverload
Thanks, thats good to know. I was thinking about...

Thanks, thats good to know. I was thinking about getting an audio interface originally, but I kinda though, "Oh I can do the same thing with an MTR, I may as well get one because its more portable"....
Forum: Recordings 07-07-2010, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By AlskiOverload
Buying a 4 Track, a few questions

http://www.guitarcenter.com/TASCAM-DP-004-Portable-4-track-Digital-Multi-track-Recorder-105152128-i1428207.gc?source=4AGGWXX2

Ive been looking at this 4 track, and I have one question really, do...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-25-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By AlskiOverload
There is some pretty decent software called...

There is some pretty decent software called Fretpro out there thats free, which got my foot in the door to memorizing the fretboard.

Above all though, I benefited from a year in Jazz Band. Learn...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-23-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By AlskiOverload
As in bending the string? It shouldnt have to....

As in bending the string? It shouldnt have to. Alot of your problem is mostly likely strength in that finger. What I did when I was learning them was to barre the string comfortably (even starting...
Forum: The Pit 06-05-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15,128
Views: 289,618
Posted By AlskiOverload
Yesterday I had a gig, and I told the girl I like...

Yesterday I had a gig, and I told the girl I like that she should come. She kept saying "Im coming just to hear you" and "Im so excited!", and I played the gig, waved to her out in the crowd and...
Forum: The Pit 06-05-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 15,128
Views: 289,618
Posted By AlskiOverload
Yeah, thanks for the advice. I think I might wait...

Yeah, thanks for the advice. I think I might wait a while, but Ill still keep in touch with her. And I wont say it haha, I figured that, but it was the first thing that came to mind. Im guessing she...
Forum: The Pit 06-04-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 15,128
Views: 289,618
Posted By AlskiOverload
So, there is a girl that Ive been hoping to ask...

So, there is a girl that Ive been hoping to ask out. Ive kinda hinted at it, but it was always just kinda friend-friend stuff. She is a senior (highschool), and she is out of school now, graduation...
Forum: The Pit 05-27-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15,128
Views: 289,618
Posted By AlskiOverload
Thanks, ill remember that. Ill probably ask her...

Thanks, ill remember that. Ill probably ask her out on a real date to something else after a while.
Forum: The Pit 05-27-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15,128
Views: 289,618
Posted By AlskiOverload
Yeah it was her idea, so its not really like I...

Yeah it was her idea, so its not really like I can say "Hey lets do something else" haha. Coincidentally, as I was about to ask her out to a movie (i know, apparently a bad idea), she said, we should...
Forum: The Pit 05-27-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 15,128
Views: 289,618
Posted By AlskiOverload
So I am planning on going to a Chevelle/10 Years...

So I am planning on going to a Chevelle/10 Years concert with a girl i like, (she probably takes it as going as friends, but I hope to make her think otherwise). First of all, Im not terribly...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-15-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By AlskiOverload
Blood Sugar Sex Magik Tone

So, Ive really been puzzled by some of the tones on some of the songs. I am a huge noob at tone, ive just managed to get by all of this time, but Im really wanting to learn more. What is he doing to...
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