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Forum: Guitar Techniques Today, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 106
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It's not really any more logical, both of them...

It's not really any more logical, both of them come from applying a single logical principle to playing and taking that to its logical conclusion. I will agree that on the whole it's easier to get...
Forum: Guitar Techniques Today, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 106
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
^ Agreed. Alternate picking should be the...

^

Agreed. Alternate picking should be the default that you move away from when it makes sense, not something you choose to do when there are no other options.
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Could you post a video of yourself playing? It's...

Could you post a video of yourself playing? It's kind of hard to really get what you mean from text alone and it would be much easier to help you with what you might be doing wrong.
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Specific examples please. Modern metal,...

Specific examples please. Modern metal, especially a lot of djent bands, have moved on to using a lot more dense and complicated chords. Naming any one of them would be... less than helpful.

I'm...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-24-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
This really isn't a technique question, should be...

This really isn't a technique question, should be in Electric Guitar instead or possibly Guitar Gear & Accessories. Either way, here in GT we're all about the physical process of actually playing...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-24-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 231
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Yeah, a 59 would be all right, but it's got to...

Yeah, a 59 would be all right, but it's got to have the 9 on the top for the widdly-bendy-ness that I'm such a fan of as well :p: And once you get down to an A, a 59 just won't cut it, especially...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-24-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 231
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Standard, drop A and ADADGBE.

Standard, drop A and ADADGBE.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-23-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 231
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Never found a 7 string set that suits me at all...

Never found a 7 string set that suits me at all man, 9-46 and at least a 60 for the low B :p:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-23-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 531
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I've reported you because all you've done here is...

I've reported you because all you've done here is re-post the thread you made before, that was locked, under a different title.

And trying to demean me by calling me "kid" when I'm willing to bet...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-23-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 531
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Yep. It's all a conspiracy. Everyone's lying to...

Yep. It's all a conspiracy. Everyone's lying to everyone else about everything. Nothing is done with work and perseverance.

*reported*
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-22-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 14,405
Views: 310,355
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Well... I believe I need to go and change my...

Well... I believe I need to go and change my underwear.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-22-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14,405
Views: 310,355
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Fair I guess, haha, I guess once you're up to...

Fair I guess, haha, I guess once you're up to that kind of cost the odd $50 doesn't make a huge amount of difference :p:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-22-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported* And your guitar is bordering on...

*reported*

And your guitar is bordering on inaudible when you're talking.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-22-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
While you should in theory be capable of doing...

While you should in theory be capable of doing that kind of pattern both ways, most people I know of favour the 1-2-4 combination; the 3 and 4 fingers share a tendon so that pairing is always going...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-21-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14,405
Views: 310,355
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I... yeah, it sounded like it was a deliberate...

I... yeah, it sounded like it was a deliberate choice on your part man, I'd get that corrected before it's too late.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-21-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,281
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
You know what? Get out. Get the hell off this...

You know what?

Get out. Get the hell off this forum. Take your stupid, limiting attitude and go make yourself feel bad somewhere else because now you're literally just shouting in to the world...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-20-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,281
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Very true, can't believe I didn't say anything...

Very true, can't believe I didn't say anything about this myself! :facepalm:

Although I would say... nuts to others, do it for yourself and if other people enjoy it then hooray :p:



It would be...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-20-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
That's generally true anyway, straight wrists...

That's generally true anyway, straight wrists mean less strain on the tendons and so on. Keep it up dude! :cheers:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-20-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
No, you're totally fine playing that way, it's...

No, you're totally fine playing that way, it's much closer to the posture that classical players play in and has thus been dubbed "classical position", despite the differences between real classical...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-20-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,281
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I don't think there's a specific gene for...

I don't think there's a specific gene for "running" either to be honest dude; I think it's more things like a preponderance of the right kind of muscle mass and the length of your legs, joint...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-20-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,281
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Yeah, I really don't think that logic follows...

Yeah, I really don't think that logic follows either :haha Even if the bit about evolutionary advantage did I don't think that would necessarily have any impact on whether or not some people have a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-20-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 319
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Yeah, this. It's fixable since it looks like...

Yeah, this. It's fixable since it looks like it's just a break on the scarf joint... but it'll be more money than it's worth on a guitar like that. Try again dude, you're really not having much...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-20-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14,405
Views: 310,355
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Not bad at all for what you're getting, fair call...

Not bad at all for what you're getting, fair call on the frets; didn't know that. Then again my fingers seem to dull strings faster than most anyway :haha
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-20-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14,405
Views: 310,355
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Not bad at all, although it does have one string...

Not bad at all, although it does have one string too few :p:

How much did that end up setting you back and why the nickel frets instead of steel?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-20-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Your ears. Think about how you want the solo to...

Your ears. Think about how you want the solo to sound first, then go to the theory to figure out how to make those sounds.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-20-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,281
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Right... you're not actually reading the...

Right... you're not actually reading the responses that disagree are you?

I'll say it again: Matt Rach started playing guitar at the age of 6. By the time he even started uploading to youtube he'd...
Forum: Cover Songs 07-20-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Very nice cover indeed although I really do have...

Very nice cover indeed although I really do have to ask: how are you getting on with that Pykmax thing? I'm very dubious about them myself and looking for opinions that aren't sponsored by the...
Forum: Cover Songs 07-19-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Pretty damn cool, although personally I would...

Pretty damn cool, although personally I would really hesitate to call it a rock cover :p:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-19-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,281
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
All right, no need to be dickish about it...

All right, no need to be dickish about it guys.

If you've practised what you think is a lot and see a few people playing really well on what you think isn't much practice time it's all too easy to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-19-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,281
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I'd love to see it. You're not providing it but...

I'd love to see it. You're not providing it but I'd love to see it.



So what do you know about how they practice? It's true to say that practising the right way is a very specific skill and takes...
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