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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-24-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
Thanks a lot for the responses, guys! I'll head...

Thanks a lot for the responses, guys! I'll head down to GC this saturday and try out some of your suggestions. The Vox definitely sounds promising, but I'll try as many different amps from your...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-24-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
Diverse Gigging Amp for Rock 'n Roll

I've been gigging with a Peavey Valveking 112 for the past few months, but it isn't really getting the sound I want. I play in a rock 'n roll band with a wide variety of sounds, ranging from classic...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-09-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,000
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
1-2-4 or 1-3-4 for longer stretches?

I've been wondering about this for a while, but I've never really found a solid conclusion. When doing 3 note per string runs involving 2 whole-steps, like

e --3--5--7-----------

Is it more...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-19-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
Like 20Tigers was saying, there are some...

Like 20Tigers was saying, there are some guidelines to follow when composing a melody that you'd find in textbooks for music theory. Combine stepwise and 3rd skips with the occasional leap; there...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-10-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 867
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
Oh god, you just described my life. What the...

Oh god, you just described my life. What the hell is wrong with us? I remember when I used to practice three hours a day, and now I'm going to school for music and I hardly even practice my...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-06-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
I tried using it by itself with just a 9v...

I tried using it by itself with just a 9v battery, single cable from guitar-pedal-amp, and it's still having the same issue.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-06-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
MXR Delay making high pitched squeal

I've got an MXR Carbon Copy delay pedal that's been sitting around for a few months, and when I went to use it today, I noticed a really high pitched noise coming from it. The noise seemed to change...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-25-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
^ Don't start with Beethoven if you're trying to...

^ Don't start with Beethoven if you're trying to recognize basic Sonata form, because he does all sorts of weird stuff to mess with it. If you want good examples of pure Sonata form that's...
Forum: The Pit 03-24-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 707
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
First off, the video you posted for Danny Boy...

First off, the video you posted for Danny Boy isn't actually a version of Danny Boy, so here's a better video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=852gverKRPo

Also, Waltzing Matilda is a good...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-14-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 682
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
Even if your teacher never allows parallel fifths...

Even if your teacher never allows parallel fifths in typical 4-part harmony (which you shouldn't in most cases, despite whether or not they're in adjacent voices), he should still make an exception...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-14-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
^ Except it doesn't resolve down to G while the C...

^ Except it doesn't resolve down to G while the C is still playing, it resolves down only after the measure ends and the D chord comes in, at which point the G it resolves to isn't a chord tone...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-14-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 470
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
Based on the fact that you've got a C and G in...

Based on the fact that you've got a C and G in your rhythm guitar and an A in your melody, and based also on the fact that the melody doesn't sound at all out of place, I'd say it's more likely that...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-02-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 634
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
Why's a rainbow good? Why's boobs good? Why's...

Why's a rainbow good? Why's boobs good? Why's fireworks good? Nobody knows these things, man!

I don't really know the fundamental reasons why modal mixture sounds good, just like I don't really...
Forum: The Pit 01-05-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
Don't worry, we'll experience a hell of a lot...

Don't worry, we'll experience a hell of a lot more. The world is changing at a faster and faster pace with every generation.
Forum: Musician Talk 12-27-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
Find a book or a website with a large number of...

Find a book or a website with a large number of simple melodies (Hanon exercises are great) in different keys, and don't spend too much time on any particular one of them. Set a metronome at a...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-21-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
If that's a legitimate question and you're...

If that's a legitimate question and you're actually considering killing yourself (can never be too careful), then no. You shouldn't kill yourself. However, if you're just looking for validation of...
Forum: The Pit 11-23-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,479
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
Haha wow, I can't believe this is two pages long...

Haha wow, I can't believe this is two pages long and still on the 1st page (must be a slow day).
In case any of the people mentioning that his name was mr. blankity blank weren't being sarcastic and...
Forum: The Pit 11-23-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,479
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
Yeah, that's what it reminded me of as well. I...

Yeah, that's what it reminded me of as well. I was debating whether to continue the correspondence and try to sift out more info, as I found it odd that this was an actual person typing and not some...
Forum: The Pit 11-23-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,479
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
Is this a scam?

I posted a craigslist ad for guitar lessons a few weeks ago, and I just got this response from some guy that seems like it could be a bit iffy. Here's the correspondence:

Him



Me
Forum: Musician Talk 07-20-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
the bass note has to start on the root so that...

the bass note has to start on the root so that you can extablish the key in the listener's ear. If you start with something else, it'll sound like a different chord and throw everything off. You've...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-20-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
I haven't done counterpoint in a while, but...

I haven't done counterpoint in a while, but there's a bit to talk about. First off, there are several different species of counterpoint. I'm assuming this is first species, as you've only got one...
Forum: The Pit 06-15-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,227
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
When I used to catch the express bus that went...

When I used to catch the express bus that went all the way from downtown to uptown Seattle, there'd always be this skinny white guy on in the morning who would listen to raps on his ipod and just...
Forum: The Pit 06-04-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,251
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
My dad used our landline for his business when I...

My dad used our landline for his business when I was a kid (before everyone had cell phones), so my entire childhood consisted of him always warning me not to pick up the telephone incase it was a...
Forum: The Pit 06-03-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 833
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
It's not considered the most "badass"...

It's not considered the most "badass" martial art, as it doesn't involve punching or kicking, but Judo is awesome. It's all about learning how to first throw a person of any size to the ground (and...
Forum: The Pit 06-02-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,852
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
fresh cedar (best-smelling wood imo) the smell of...

fresh cedar (best-smelling wood imo)
the smell of a fast moving river
******* cleanser/powdered laundry detergent
fresh soil
the sulphur smell from a newly lit match
hot apple cider
the smell inside...
Forum: The Pit 05-29-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 630
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
This reminds me of airforce pilots who were told...

This reminds me of airforce pilots who were told to use automatic pilot when flying at low altitudes. Some guys said they didn't trust a computer to fly a plane for them, and would rather be the...
Forum: The Pit 05-13-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
What do half of those shirts end up looking like...

What do half of those shirts end up looking like when you finally transfer the image to fabric? Some of them seem like they'd be an eyeful. Have you ever considered making some of the images...
Forum: The Pit 05-11-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 11,908
Views: 146,368
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
7/10 Like the singer, and they've got a lot of...

7/10

Like the singer, and they've got a lot of energy, but the hook just didn't do it for me.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROF0fb3jgrY
Forum: Musician Talk 05-06-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
The playing wasn't bad, but I'd definitely...

The playing wasn't bad, but I'd definitely suggest you take more time to think about your lines before you play them. One key thing you were doing wrong was outlining the changes in such an obvious...
Forum: The Pit 05-05-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,671
Posted By Glen'sHeroicAct
I like how they tried to throw a bone to the jazz...

I like how they tried to throw a bone to the jazz world by adding John Mclaughlin to the list, and then made themselves look even more ridiculous by putting the guitarist for James Brown's band ahead...
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