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Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 248
Posted By Sickz
This is important. I am known to be one of the...

This is important.

I am known to be one of the "go-to" session players for gigs in the town where i live. And the only reason i've gotten to reputation is by playing with other groups for some...
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By Sickz
To be fair, Alex is always dying for a piss. ...

To be fair, Alex is always dying for a piss. :haha:
Great player though, defiantly one of my favorite players. (Granted, i have many)
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By Sickz
I guess you would like to investigate some...

I guess you would like to investigate some contemporary jazz, smooth jazz and fusion then, judging from your examples.

Since jazz and fusion are such broad styles there are tons of artists to look...
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Sickz
Yeah, it's a piece of electronics that are based...

Yeah, it's a piece of electronics that are based within the guitar that affects your pickups. I really couldn't tell you more about how it works, cause i am not a gear junkie so i don't actually know...
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Sickz
And also make sure you lube the nut very well....

And also make sure you lube the nut very well. Many times it's the nut that causes the tuning problems.
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By Sickz
Indeed, this is important. In non-diatonic use...

Indeed, this is important. In non-diatonic use most of this don't apply.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-21-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Sickz
Most of the time you can look up tunings online...

Most of the time you can look up tunings online for songs, players like Sungha and Andy Mckee that do that kind of style have a larger large following, so someone that has covered the tunes/the forum...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-21-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By Sickz
It was a mistake, only goes to show i shouldn't...

It was a mistake, only goes to show i shouldn't be posting after gigging all day. It's fixed now, thanks for spotting that!
Forum: Musician Talk 04-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By Sickz
There is no wrong place to have a dominant...

There is no wrong place to have a dominant seventh chord, as long as you think it fits. And the reason why the dominant seventh sounds right on the V chord is because it fits into the key. If you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-21-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 190
Posted By Sickz
He is using a sustainer that is built into his...

He is using a sustainer that is built into his guitar so the guitar can go on sounding forever without him having to pick anything, so he is simply playing stuff with the left hand and using his...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-20-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 496
Posted By Sickz
This is the problem you are faced with when...

This is the problem you are faced with when relying too much on theory. Music theory is a great tool, but not on its own, its merely a part of the holy trinity of musicianship. (Atleast thats when i...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-20-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By Sickz
Agreed. When people ask me how i practice and i...

Agreed. When people ask me how i practice and i tell them i learn by learning tunes they are often very surprised, like "But surely you must have used some technique book with exercises or exercises...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-20-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By Sickz
Doesn't make a difference for me. I have the...

Doesn't make a difference for me. I have the guitar in the exact same position and height when sitting as when standing, since i use classical posture. (Left foot on a stool and resting my guitar...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-19-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By Sickz
You slow down to a tempo were you can do it and...

You slow down to a tempo were you can do it and work on making it perfect rather than making it faster.
Forum: Bandleading 04-19-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 350
Posted By Sickz
I would agree with your friend, band names dont...

I would agree with your friend, band names dont really mean anything in my opinion. The band is built of their reputation from gigs, recordings and how you are as people in the band, not what the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-18-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By Sickz
Its another case of "perfect practice,...

Its another case of "perfect practice, perfect practice, perfect practice". Practice itself doesnt solve problems, perfect practice does.

You want to make sure you are doing a couple of things when...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-18-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By Sickz
What to practice: Things you enjoy. As you said,...

What to practice: Things you enjoy. As you said, you cant play exercises and scales for hours, but you can play songs for hours. Songs are often overlooked, but they are really one of the best ways...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-16-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By Sickz
How about no, and reported on top of that?

How about no, and reported on top of that?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-16-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By Sickz
There are none. The terms have come into...

There are none. The terms have come into existence because some people don't like/feel like they are better at one than the other. It's also worth noticing that the terms came into existence with...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-15-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By Sickz
You slow down. Playing guitar should never hurt....

You slow down. Playing guitar should never hurt. You will have to slow it down and work your way up. This is why i often don't stop working on tunes until i can play them comfortably slightly faster...
Forum: Bandleading 04-15-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By Sickz
Agreed with AlanHB. The health of a human being...

Agreed with AlanHB. The health of a human being is far more important than a gig, even more so if what he has is contagious.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-14-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By Sickz
I agree with reverb, but i also think straight up...

I agree with reverb, but i also think straight up lick learning has its place.

The best thing you can do is obviously to learn phrases and licks straight of the record, studying the players you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-14-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Sickz
You shouldn´t need it when practicing anything....

You shouldn´t need it when practicing anything. If it is to practice this "pure legato" (only doing legato, no picking at all) it still doesn´t matter in my opinion. If i practice pure legato i do it...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-14-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By Sickz
I would advice to not use the the band to mute...

I would advice to not use the the band to mute the strings when practicing. You want to make sure your technique is as good as possible without any aid of a muter when you are practicing.

It's a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-13-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By Sickz
Then do the stuff you cant do at a slower tempo...

Then do the stuff you cant do at a slower tempo so you can actually do it, and work from there. If you slow something down enough you will be able to play it, then you have to build muscle memory.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-13-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By Sickz
The thing i did, which applies universally to...

The thing i did, which applies universally to "rhythm guitar", "lead guitar" or any instrument for that matter is learning a lot of it by ear. If i found i had a weakness in playing solos, i would...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-12-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 880
Posted By Sickz
My practice consists of learning music.

My practice consists of learning music.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-12-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 308
Posted By Sickz
I think it has a lot to do with chemistry and...

I think it has a lot to do with chemistry and inspiration. If i play with people that are great on their instruments i tend to play better myself.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-11-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By Sickz
I´m not sure if this is quite what you are after,...

I´m not sure if this is quite what you are after, since its more irish folk music or celtic music. But since they are sometimes quite similar i figured it couldn´t hurt.

Anyways, check out these...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-10-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By Sickz
I think its more important to practice with...

I think its more important to practice with accents rather than picking hard all the time.
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