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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 104
Posted By PSimonR
It's easy to test speakers for continuity with a...

It's easy to test speakers for continuity with a battery. Just dab it across the terminals and see if the speaker moves in or out.
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By PSimonR
At least 200 times for me, starting very very...

At least 200 times for me, starting very very slowly.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 104
Posted By PSimonR
Well, now I look more closely it actually looks...

Well, now I look more closely it actually looks correct, what you have done. So, did you check that the speakers actually work?

If you only need mono, it might make sense to simply wire the speakers...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories Yesterday, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 104
Posted By PSimonR
What you have there is some switched jack...

What you have there is some switched jack sockets. The terminals on one side are connected to the input jack and the terminals on the other side disconnect when the jack is inserted. You have...
Forum: Recordings 04-15-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 237
Posted By PSimonR
Don't try to learn the plug-ins all at...

Don't try to learn the plug-ins all at once.
Learn how to use a compressor this is a key tool for successful recording.
Check your track levels are sensible.
The normalise function in Reaper is...
Forum: The Pit 04-13-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By PSimonR
You can buy a big transformer. The sort that...

You can buy a big transformer. The sort that comes in a yellow box and is used on building sites to power 110V drills etc. They have them here in UK for 230V:110V so the Swiss must have similar....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-13-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By PSimonR
Easy http://www.justinguitar.com

Easy

http://www.justinguitar.com
Forum: The Pit 04-11-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,545
Posted By PSimonR
I've not heard about anyone being straight edge...

I've not heard about anyone being straight edge since then too. Is it a come-back?
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 04-08-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By PSimonR
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http://www.gumtree.com/p/for-sale/marshall-valvestate-80w-amplifier/1055378643
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-08-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By PSimonR
Yes. Depends what music you are playing, in what...

Yes.

Depends what music you are playing, in what style and your level of skill.
Forum: Original Recordings 04-08-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By PSimonR
It's a bit like say my house is finished apart...

It's a bit like say my house is finished apart from the roof, the windows and the plumbing.

Some potential there though.
Forum: The Pit 04-08-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 347
Posted By PSimonR
+1 But I also like Marty and he has loads of...

+1

But I also like Marty and he has loads of free stuff on youtube.

P.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-07-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Posted By PSimonR
Suggest you go to some gigs, observe and ask. :)...

Suggest you go to some gigs, observe and ask. :)

It varies so much from venue to venue, city to city, country to country.

If you tell us a) what sort of music, b) what size of band, c) what size...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-07-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 505
Posted By PSimonR
You must be crazy to have it that high. Suggest...

You must be crazy to have it that high. Suggest some relaxation exercises to do before going on stage. There is no way you are going to play fast riff with that action and no way that the intonation...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-07-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Posted By PSimonR
In small venues the main purpose of the monitors...

In small venues the main purpose of the monitors is to let the vocalist(s) (and the rest of the band) hear the vocals. In fact, if backline amplifiers are used it is quite normal to have only vocals...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-06-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By PSimonR
Go play one or two. And try some other makes too....

Go play one or two. And try some other makes too. I think the tone of modern Martins is well over-rated. I've play a few in the local music store and there are better, cheaper guitars about.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-06-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By PSimonR
Elixir, but get the same or similar gauge as the...

Elixir, but get the same or similar gauge as the ones you are using otherwise the truss rod will need adjustment to retain the excellent action you no doubt have.
Forum: The Pit 04-06-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,659
Posted By PSimonR
I have a few pro-musician friends. One is a...

I have a few pro-musician friends. One is a producer, another is in a folk-rock band and also teaches, one is a guitarist/song writer in a metal band, another is a bass player is a major tribute...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-06-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,364
Posted By PSimonR
Gear matters only to the extent that you need...

Gear matters only to the extent that you need reasonable quality stuff otherwise it falls to pieces and you get frustrated because it's difficult to use and play.
Having said that, I've worked with...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-05-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By PSimonR
Both.

Both.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-03-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 233
Posted By PSimonR
If the two the guitars are the same price the...

If the two the guitars are the same price the Cort will be much better than the Epi.
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-31-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By PSimonR
In the 60's 70's and 80's more players used picks...

In the 60's 70's and 80's more players used picks than do now. (Rock, pop and metal wise at least.) Since then there's a thought that a "proper" bassist uses fingers, but really use what you like...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-26-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By PSimonR
7/0.2

7/0.2
Forum: The Pit 03-20-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 535
Posted By PSimonR
Research the company Research the company...

Research the company Research the company Research the company Research the company Research the company Research the company Research the company Research the company Research the company Research...
Forum: Bandleading 03-19-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By PSimonR
You must realise that if you are serious about...

You must realise that if you are serious about being a successful band you need to have a sound that people want to hear. That means it must be balanced. The best way to approach this, for loud rock...
Forum: The Pit 03-19-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 777
Posted By PSimonR
No. You can however use a combination of some of...

No.

You can however use a combination of some of the techniques described and a lot of patience to make the guitars clearer and louder than the rest of the recording. By knowing already what the...
Forum: The Pit 03-19-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 808
Posted By PSimonR
Well, it's not France is it?

Well, it's not France is it?
Forum: Recordings 03-12-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 500
Posted By PSimonR
+1 +Forum: Killer Home Recording Get feedback...

+1

+Forum: Killer Home Recording

Get feedback from people. If you are struggling with the mix you can send me the wav files and I'll have a go at one track for you.

P.
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 03-09-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By PSimonR
1. If you can play it then stick with it unless...

1. If you can play it then stick with it unless you have lots of money - you always loose on a deal
2. 10,000 hours (approx.)
Forum: Musician Talk 03-06-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 707
Posted By PSimonR
Yes.

Yes.
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