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Forum: Electric Guitar 08-08-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By elgranmapache
I need some advise/opinions with Gibson FLYING-V

First of all, excuse my English. I'll try to express myself as well as I can.

I own a ESP LTD Eclipse-1000, but I've always wanted to have a Gibson Flying-V since I am totally in love with the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-29-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By elgranmapache
I wouldn't call myself a decent player if I can't...

I wouldn't call myself a decent player if I can't improvise at least a basic minor pentatonic solo. Ask you guitar player which kind of solo he is gonna play (minor, major, etc.) and then you will be...
Forum: The Pit 03-19-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By elgranmapache
Thanks for the answers, dudes!! Fact sounds like...

Thanks for the answers, dudes!! Fact sounds like "cat", "hat", etc. so I guess I pronounced it well. Good to know I have been doing right.

Yeah, for non-English people it can be hard to pronounce...
Forum: The Pit 03-19-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By elgranmapache
Fuc**d and fact: difference in pronounciation

Tomorrow I'm having an importart interview in English, which I guess you must have realized it's not my natural language. It's quite possible I need to use the word "fact", and as the interviewer...
Forum: Bass Guitar 08-17-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By elgranmapache
I hope I don't sound like a fool, but what are...

I hope I don't sound like a fool, but what are "notes above the staff"? And ledger lines? Hope you can explain that to me...

Probably is not a matter I don't know them, but a matter a of language,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-19-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By elgranmapache
What about Bugera's? I'm not sure how much will...

What about Bugera's? I'm not sure how much will they cost in America (I live in Spain), but I have the 333XL, it has more gain than Cannibal Corpse would ever need and I think the price would fit...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-19-2009, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,152
Posted By elgranmapache
And don't forget to place your left hand with...

And don't forget to place your left hand with your index on fret 5 and your ring finger on fret 7. Leave both fingers there for 40 years and.... eureka, you have become Lemmy!
Forum: Metal 07-10-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By elgranmapache
I've just seen Slipknot live: disappointment

Basically, just that.

Machine Head and Slipknot have played this friday in Madrid (Spain). I truly wanted to see Machine Head (3rd time in two years), and well, I could also check out Slipknot live....
Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 898
Posted By elgranmapache
[QUOTE]I used to love theory... until I heard...

[QUOTE]I used to love theory... until I heard about fugues, canons, contrapuntal music, German, French, Neapolitan chords... I mean, it's nice to know, but I don't see it as useful unless I'm trying...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 898
Posted By elgranmapache
I guess it depends on which aspect of theory you...

I guess it depends on which aspect of theory you are focusing in. It's very important you learn the basics of scales, and they can be actually quite enjoyable if you understand them. But there's some...
Forum: The Pit 03-02-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By elgranmapache
I wanna buy a harmonica. Suggestions?

After seven years playing electric and accoustic guitar, I've decided I want to try the harmonica. I've wanted to play it for a long time, but it's now I've taken the decision.
The problem is I don't...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-05-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11,889
Views: 335,453
Posted By elgranmapache
You got me wrong. Of course it has to get hot,...

You got me wrong. Of course it has to get hot, what I was asking was if it was normal that it remains hot for so long? (over 20 minutes)
Yeah, I'm not an expert un tube-amps, that's the reason for my...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-05-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11,889
Views: 335,453
Posted By elgranmapache
I don't know if somebody else has noticed this. I...

I don't know if somebody else has noticed this.
I have the 333XL combo, and I've seen that after playing using it it gets very hot, and the heat remains for a long time.
A few days ago I played a...
Forum: Recordings 12-05-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By elgranmapache
The Toneport UX2 works itself as a soundcard, so...

The Toneport UX2 works itself as a soundcard, so that wouldn't be any problem. All you would need is a powerful PC (if it's new, I guess it will be very fast), enough space on your hard disk for as...
Forum: Recordings 12-05-2008, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By elgranmapache
I would strongly suggest Line 6 Tonecore UX2. I'm...

I would strongly suggest Line 6 Tonecore UX2. I'm not sure about the price in America, but here is 200 euros (about 260$), and it's really worth what it does. It allows to record with and amazing...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-03-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By elgranmapache
Difference between Peavey 6505 and 6505+?

I was thinking of buying this metal beast, but I've found there are two versions of this head amp. Could someone explain to me exactly which the difference is?
Here, in Spain, the 6505+ is like 300...
Forum: Bass Guitar 11-08-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By elgranmapache
Anyone knows anything about TALMUS basses?

I've heard very little about these basses, and yesterday I saw a picture of a band playing with a talmus bass. I knew a bit about Talmus speakers and amps, but nothing about their basses. Do you know...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-19-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,691
Posted By elgranmapache
when they say "a step" that's tuning...

when they say "a step" that's tuning down two notes (for example: from E to D : E ---> Eb (or D#) ---> D).
therefore, when they say half step you have to tune down just one note.
to tune in dropped...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-09-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By elgranmapache
Songs like Classical Gas "level" to learn

I'm a mid-high level guitar player, and though I mostly play electric guitar, I love playing to acoustic guitar as much as my time allows me. I love playing Classical Gas, and I wondered if you knew...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-06-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By elgranmapache
but I mean, imagine this situation: you take a...

but I mean, imagine this situation: you take a cheap bass and a decent bass, plug them into the same amp and play both of them. would a "normal person" (that's non musician) realize that one of them...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-06-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By elgranmapache
Difference between a good and a crappy bass

Ok, I'm the lead guitar for my band, and the bass player just broke his old shitty bass. He has to buy a new bass, and he says he's not spending much money on the new bass (not more than 350 dollars,...
Forum: Bass Guitar 10-04-2008, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,415
Posted By elgranmapache
Ibanez JTKB200 BS Jet King 4-String. What do you think about it?

Just that. I need your opinion about the Ibanez JTKB200 BS Jet King 4-String bass. The bass player in my band is thinking about buying it, and I wanted to know if it's worth it for a middle...
Forum: Bands & Artists 09-22-2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By elgranmapache
For Spanish songs: If you like pop rock:...

For Spanish songs:

If you like pop rock: Estrella Polar, by Pereza

If you like hard rock: Derrotado, by Savia.

If you like pop: Zapatillas, by El canto del loco.


All those bands are very...
Forum: Bands & Artists 09-22-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,083
Posted By elgranmapache
The best album of rap metal you will ever...

The best album of rap metal you will ever find:

Urban Discipline by Biohazard.

Trust me, it won't dissapoint you.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-03-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By elgranmapache
Go for thicker picks (0.90) and you could also...

Go for thicker picks (0.90) and you could also try thicker strings (if you play dropped-D tuning, maybe a .050 for the sixth string).

And by the way, the intro/verse for waking the demon is not...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-06-2008, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By elgranmapache
Definately, go for a Warwick. It has its own...

Definately, go for a Warwick. It has its own power supplier, and there's enough room to stick like 9 or 10 pedals, including a wah.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-19-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By elgranmapache
And who's that guy? haha. I forgot to say one...

And who's that guy? haha.
I forgot to say one thing, it's a 5-strings warwick. Maybe that fifth string makes it a bit more "dangerous", don't you think so? Although I wouldn't crank it out, just...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-19-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 382
Posted By elgranmapache
I have the ESP LTD EC-1000 and that guitar is...

I have the ESP LTD EC-1000 and that guitar is absolutely sick. It's a bit out of your price range, but not much, I think you could save a little more money and go for it. It's a wonderful guitar.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-19-2008, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By elgranmapache
Using a bass with a guitar amp

I've just bought a bass, and I'll have a bass amp for it in two weeks. However, I have an electric guitar amp (Spider III 15), and I was thinking of using the bass with that amp using headphones,...
Forum: The Pit 06-16-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10,049
Views: 228,634
Posted By elgranmapache
Never posted in this thread, but here it goes. I...

Never posted in this thread, but here it goes.

I live in Madrid, Spain (sorry if my English is not perfect) and I spent five months with the perfect girl. I'm not unattractive, but I'm quite far...
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