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Forum: The Pit 03-29-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 6,987
Posted By Chris_Parker
Yeah, I'd take them down. Pretty close to...

Yeah, I'd take them down. Pretty close to gore/shock, regardless of if they've been printed in a major publication or not, I would think.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-23-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Chris_Parker
True to both of the above--I was rushing into a...

True to both of the above--I was rushing into a midterm, so there's the typo and the omission of the D in the chord name.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-23-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,425
Posted By Chris_Parker
Yeah, chord knowledge and theory are vital to...

Yeah, chord knowledge and theory are vital to bass as well. Without it, you won't have nearly as easy of a time as if you know what you were trying to outline.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-23-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Chris_Parker
All right, the new chord an A major. Haven't...

All right, the new chord an A major. Haven't gotten to the other chords yet, sorry.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-23-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Chris_Parker
I'm in between midterms right now, so I'm...

I'm in between midterms right now, so I'm distraught about my last one, and somewhat fearful of my next, but here's my go at it.

Part one is an Em, for sure.

The second chord, I don't know if...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-23-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By Chris_Parker
Yeah, fourths may not fit with your tune, though....

Yeah, fourths may not fit with your tune, though. Generally, yeah, harmony parts are the higher parts (except for Simon & Garfunkel, like "Sounds of Silence"), and it's fun to write them. There are...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-23-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By Chris_Parker
You could try fourths to be ambiguous--that's how...

You could try fourths to be ambiguous--that's how church chants used to be. They'd start in unison until the top voice got a fourth above the tenor (bottom) voice, then they would move in parallel...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-23-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Chris_Parker
The C could be a tritone sub for the iii chord,...

The C could be a tritone sub for the iii chord, or act as a secondary dominant function if the progression was tweaked a bit.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-23-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,425
Posted By Chris_Parker
Well don't think one is...

Well don't think one is superior/inferior--they're both great instruments, and whichever one you feel inclined to pursue, I encourage you to go for it.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-22-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,425
Posted By Chris_Parker
That's silly. I played guitar on my own for...

That's silly. I played guitar on my own for years, and I was adequate. Lessons WILL help you, that's for sure.

Don't think trombone is an "easy" instrument. It's a different sort, and what could be...
Forum: The Pit 03-22-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,378
Posted By Chris_Parker
I really don't think you needed to ask that...

I really don't think you needed to ask that question. I would think it's fairly obvious :haha:
Forum: Musician Talk 03-22-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,425
Posted By Chris_Parker
Was this ever part of the dilemma you were...

Was this ever part of the dilemma you were mentioning at the start of this thread? If that's the case, then yeah, go for it. Band will be easier for you to get into, they're typically a different...
Forum: Site Suggestions 03-22-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By Chris_Parker
It's a great idea, but it's offset in that though...

It's a great idea, but it's offset in that though people will quote from the quote button, it's just a formatting thing, and you can put whatever "source" for the quotation. The idea of a one-button...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-22-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 475
Posted By Chris_Parker
Yeah, it depends on what the final resolution in...

Yeah, it depends on what the final resolution in that progression is.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-22-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,425
Posted By Chris_Parker
Your logic is incomprehensible. Learning guitar...

Your logic is incomprehensible. Learning guitar or piano will give you better understanding of chords, if that's even what this thread is about anymore. Why? Because you can actually play chords on...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-22-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,425
Posted By Chris_Parker
Violin and guitar are radically different. At the...

Violin and guitar are radically different. At the moment, it would be a better idea to stay with guitar--at least until you have a basic understanding of theory--before you get to instruments that...
Forum: The Pit 03-22-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 13,100
Posted By Chris_Parker
I think the reason is that there are more...

I think the reason is that there are more possible conversation topics than those. No one is claiming more importance of this topic than any of the above, but there's also threads on this forum...
Forum: The Pit 03-22-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 13,100
Posted By Chris_Parker
Those are just silly statements. Pop music has...

Those are just silly statements. Pop music has followed trends. To be semantic about it, it's stayed the same, if anything. The face has changed, but at its core it is still a genre that appeals to...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-22-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,425
Posted By Chris_Parker
The Em over a riff, as you so confusingly and...

The Em over a riff, as you so confusingly and convoluted-ly put it, implies the general tonality of that measure. That is, the notes being played fit within the sounds made by an Em chord.

Honestly,...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 03-21-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,547
Posted By Chris_Parker
+2. ~~ :o ~~ Also, one word of advice as far...

+2.

~~

:o


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Also, one word of advice as far as the forum goes, watch for double/triple posting. Clogs the forum with unnecessary bumps, and unless policy changed since I last frequented the...
Forum: The Pit 03-21-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 13,100
Posted By Chris_Parker
I don't know if you've ever taken a statistics...

I don't know if you've ever taken a statistics course, but you clearly misread the sample data provided by the pool of responses here. I'm not going to bother arguing statistics, because what you're...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-19-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Chris_Parker
It's because of the intervals between the first...

It's because of the intervals between the first and fifth degrees.

B to F# has the same amount of half steps in that interval as A to E, and all the others. Since you can't have a sharp in the key...
Forum: The Pit 03-19-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,951
Posted By Chris_Parker
This whole thing is to taste. There are...

This whole thing is to taste. There are ridiculous guitar solos played by folks who sit down in multiple genres.

Where's that .gif of the guitarist doing a somersault onstage while playing? :haha:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-19-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Chris_Parker
Because it's technique-related.

Because it's technique-related.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-19-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Chris_Parker
I should probably clarify, I'm not making a...

I should probably clarify, I'm not making a masculinity question, strike that completely. I meant getting asked about the nails or a compulsion to explain after and handshake and they give you a look...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-19-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 498
Posted By Chris_Parker
Definitely agreed (To the beginning and end...

Definitely agreed (To the beginning and end statements). That example is definitely the wrong way about it, but I didn't say the guy had it nailed. He's beginning an understanding that needs to be...
Forum: The Pit 03-19-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 13,100
Posted By Chris_Parker
:haha: To the last part, there are definitely...

:haha:

To the last part, there are definitely people like this that actually say that kind of thing aloud, and it just boggles the ****in' mind, man.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-19-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Chris_Parker
:haha: Totally, I'm a good half a foot or so...

:haha: Totally, I'm a good half a foot or so shorter, but long nails don't transcend masculinity to some folks, I guess. I've been using 600 just because it's what's in the garage, and I'm out of the...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-19-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By Chris_Parker
^The Berklee Press...

^The Berklee Press (http://www.amazon.com/Modern-Method-Guitar-DVD-ROM-Berklee/dp/0876390696/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1300571692&sr=1-2) Modern Method books are good, I've used those.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-19-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Chris_Parker
Anybody else sand their nails?

It's generally a classical thing to file the nails on your picking hand (I use rough sandpaper to shape, then 600 grit for godlike smoothness), but I've found that it helps loads with fingerpicking...
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