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Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-01-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By J2G
Agreed 2x. Coming from a lefty here, I know how...

Agreed 2x.

Coming from a lefty here, I know how you feel.
*goes to someones place*
*sees guitar* "yo man play a tune!"
:shrug:
10 years tho? F**k that. I'd keep all that skill, neverrrr will I go...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-11-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By J2G
Please Help!

This is embarrassing... When you show good guitar players your work :( .

Point of thread first of all (TL;DR): Critique me please. & tell me how to go about making a better solo, playing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-09-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By J2G
How to ensure guitar gains?

Yo! I've been making subtle progress, I feel... Got 2 books on theory so I can take it seriously. Jamming more, started to learn some songs I put back for a while... Taking it slow. Metronoming more...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-15-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By J2G
Thanks for all the feedback guys! <3 UG's good...

Thanks for all the feedback guys! <3 UG's good posters...
Muah! ;)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-12-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By J2G
I Suck Still :/...

So my boy and his girlfriend came to my place in Toronto for the weekend. I've been playing guitar for 2 years next month. When I plugged in to play and show, I was just lost as to what to play,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-03-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By J2G
How to get my ear better

I am actually more confident in my ear than ever before. I actually prefer learning by ear when I'm bored. I transcribed the beginning of Epiphany by Intervals recently, and... it worked! It's more...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-27-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By J2G
YES! That's exactly what I mean! "Rake...

YES! That's exactly what I mean! "Rake technique" okay thanks! It's actually not easy to do... But I've done it on accident so I know I can do it with practice. Thanks!
You're always quick on...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-27-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By J2G
How to hear the pick attack?

When good players, or shit... better than me I guess :(. Play a note (normally a bend) sometimes they do this thing where I can hear the pick hit the string extra hard. I think? Zakk Wylde does it in...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-27-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By J2G
Thanks Fallenoath, and Dave Mc! Maybe 30mins IS...

Thanks Fallenoath, and Dave Mc!
Maybe 30mins IS good enough! Never thought about that... I DO in fact play a lot at home, and know what to attack to get better... I'll just have the teacher assist me...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-27-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By J2G
That sounded sick as ****, and it sounds like the...

That sounded sick as ****, and it sounds like the hardest ****ing challenge ever, which I will gracefully accept.
Even though this thread isn't about me, I accept.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-25-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By J2G
Damn... both REALLY good advice, thanks both of...

Damn... both REALLY good advice, thanks both of you guys. This actually helped a lot.
Especially about the predetermined lessons, makes perfect sense.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-25-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By J2G
Thoughts on lessons?

So guys I've been teaching myself for like almost two years now.

I've come to a point where I KNOW I can push myself to be better, I just have to do it. And I actually think I know where I need to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-24-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By J2G
How do I make good patches?

Dead serious. I bought the PodHD500x and I still have no clue what I'm REALLY doing. Yeah I know how to add the pedals/amps I want, but I don't know how to EQ anything.
I'm not exactly sure what I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-19-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By J2G
How exactly do I practice pinch harmonics?

I've been nailing pinch harmonics for a while but not as accurate it should be, I want to be able pop it off whenever I'm playing and when to use them to make it sound right :/.
I've been practicing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-14-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By J2G
Thanks guys, for all your tips. Trust me I put in...

Thanks guys, for all your tips.
Trust me I put in WORK without a teacher, I invested mad time into it, so I want my teacher to evaluate me and show me where to go from there. Okay demi-god we're...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-13-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By J2G
Learning Parts of a Song Vs Full Songs

Okay so I've been playing 1 year and 10 months. I love prog to death... a lot of songs I've played I just learn up to a certain part, it may become really hard and I take a break and learn a new song...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-22-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By J2G
@Sickz great stuff bro, I'm doing the 21 day...

@Sickz great stuff bro, I'm doing the 21 day challenge, I'm positive it'll help. EVERYTHING I do will now be done at the speed I can do it perfectly at. Great advice man, points 1, 2, and 3.

@pucio...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-22-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By J2G
How to overall sound better?

So I was practicing and then watched a few youtube vids for inspiration/how they play the song I'm playing... And damn. Like I do my best to not get discouraged, as I'm always told by you guys but...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-21-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By J2G
He's coming on the train, but the thing is, will...

He's coming on the train, but the thing is, will the 7 string fit in the guitar at all, or would it exceed the dimensions? Say... a Schecter Damien Elite 7, or a Schecter C-7 Custom.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-21-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By J2G
He's coming on the train, but the thing is, will...

He's coming on the train, but the thing is, will the 7 string fit in the guitar at all, or would it exceed the dimensions? Say... a Schecter Damien Elite 7, or a Schecter C-7 Custom.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-20-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By J2G
Can someone link me to a 7 string case? I've...

Can someone link me to a 7 string case? I've never owned a case. My EC1000 is a lefty, will the guitars I have, have to be put in the case upside down?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-20-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By J2G
Case for 7 string

Do most cases typically fit 7 string guitars?
I'm looking at this case: Kaces eBay...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-19-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By J2G
Bluesy Technique

Yo so I'm learning solos here and there to work on my lead, and I've noticed a lot of the blood flowing, heart wrenching solos have some extremely sick vibratoand bluesy sounding......
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-17-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By J2G
Okay cool I just had to make sure it wasn't bad...

Okay cool I just had to make sure it wasn't bad that l really felt like playing some more metal/prog.


@Sickz which program does this? Thanks for the advice.

@vayne okay, I normally don't force...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-17-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By J2G
Am I Doing It Wrong?

Hi, I'll just start by saying metal was the reason I picked up guitar, flatout. That and flamenco and ridiculously beautiful acoustic chords, but anyways... metal. Not just any metal, mostly modern...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-21-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By J2G
Yamaha HS50M x PODHD500x

Soo... my yammys are just chilling in a corner, probably sad right now, but not as sad as me.
I'm ordering the 500x this Thursday. I have 2 monster cables (guitar - amp) and that's it. When I opened...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-05-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By J2G
Thanks Celest, will do mate. I appreciate the...

Thanks Celest, will do mate. I appreciate the love. :peace:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-05-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By J2G
Hmm I guess I'll just google them... I'd sit...

Hmm I guess I'll just google them... I'd sit there and learn to construct an arpeggio but I'll be sleeping soon. I was really just looking for a link to some tips on sweeping or more...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-05-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By J2G
New Sweep Picking Patterns?

Is it important for me to try different sweep picking patterns while learning it?
Honestly... I can safely say, I can sweep... it clicked once I finally heard the fluent raking motion up and down, I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-05-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By J2G
Also I'm curious as to what the song sounds...

Also I'm curious as to what the song sounds like... Upload you playing it or send it to me in a message, I'd listen.
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