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Forum: The Pit 12-17-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,066
Posted By rickyj
all of them

all of them
Forum: The Pit 12-16-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,545
Posted By rickyj
If the person receiving doesn't give themselves...

If the person receiving doesn't give themselves an enema they are doing it wrong.
Forum: Musician Talk 12-15-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By rickyj
If your computer uses the HD realtek audio...

If your computer uses the HD realtek audio manager you can raise or lower the pitch of all the sound your outputting without having to download the mp3 from youtube and all of that.


open your start...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-15-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 595
Posted By rickyj
Keep in mind that 90% of tone is the amplifier....

Keep in mind that 90% of tone is the amplifier. You could spend $4000 on a guitar and still have it sound like shit if you buy a line 6 spider..


$350 is a decent price point for a first guitar, you...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-12-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 996
Posted By rickyj
this.

this.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-11-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By rickyj
It's a $300 guitar, frankly you'd be wasting your...

It's a $300 guitar, frankly you'd be wasting your money fixing it.

You're already wasting your time with your maintenance regime, cleaning the fretboard once or twice a year and changing the strings...
Forum: Tab Talk 12-08-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By rickyj
Use your eyes and your ears. You can see exactly...

Use your eyes and your ears. You can see exactly where they're fretting in the video, try to mimic it. If your fretting it wrong it will sound different, easy as that.


Learning to use your ear is...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-08-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 117
Posted By rickyj
Those cheap line 6 cabs have bad speakers in them...

Those cheap line 6 cabs have bad speakers in them anyways, after 3 years why dont you look to upgrading?


http://www.scumbackspeakers.com/handles.html

You could always find somewhere that sells...
Forum: The Pit 12-06-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By rickyj
Get new gear.

Get new gear.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-06-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By rickyj
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djA3ZG3dHj0 this...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djA3ZG3dHj0

this is a pretty good video.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-04-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By rickyj
Dont get a spider IV. There is a reason it isn't...

Dont get a spider IV. There is a reason it isn't well received here on UG. It sounds like crap and most of the effects are pretty unusable and offer limited functionality as well.


The spider series...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-04-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By rickyj
Learn proper vibrato. Keep the pitch moving...

Learn proper vibrato. Keep the pitch moving consistently, dont shake it around violently. Try to keep it as even as possible. Listen to some vocalists and try to imitate their vibrato, you are trying...
Forum: Recordings 11-24-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 267
Posted By rickyj
I use a presonus audiobox 22vsl, should do...

I use a presonus audiobox 22vsl, should do everything you require and more.

2 inputs which accept both xlr and 1/4 inch is a plus.


1/4 inch outs for monitors


also has midi in/out
Forum: The Pit 11-20-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 874
Posted By rickyj
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wX8m8RWJTBU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wX8m8RWJTBU
Forum: The Pit 11-19-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,354
Posted By rickyj
Not to mention the purpose of playing an...

Not to mention the purpose of playing an instrument for most players is the feeling of joy you get from playing it. Instruments are more than just tools for mass entertainment.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-18-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By rickyj
if its a cheap guitar its probably not worth...

if its a cheap guitar its probably not worth fixing, a luthier would charge more than the guitar is worth.


if you're lucky you can just glue and clamp it and it will be playable, but there is a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-10-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By rickyj
how about a used 6505? I see them recommended...

how about a used 6505?

I see them recommended pretty often but i've never had the chance to try one. Are the cleans as bad as I've heard people say they are?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-10-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By rickyj
:haha: That's embarrassing. It was late when i...

:haha:

That's embarrassing. It was late when i posted this, clearly.

I meant Petrucci, of course.


Mesa seems to be out of my price range I'm afraid.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-10-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By rickyj
help me choose a new valve amp

Hi, I'm looking for a valve amp that's small enough to record in my bedroom and not bother the neighbors but also loud enough to potentially play small clubs.


Hoping to spend about $300-500...
Forum: The Pit 11-09-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,897
Posted By rickyj
never had hj. first bj sucked. didn't climax,...

never had hj.


first bj sucked. didn't climax, disappointment.


Every subsequent bj sucked as well, never climaxed.


bj's suck, no pun intended.
Forum: Alternative & Indie 10-19-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By rickyj
What do you feel is preventing you from getting...

What do you feel is preventing you from getting the tone you want with the gear you already have?
Forum: Alternative & Indie 10-19-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By rickyj
What gear do you have already? We would need...

What gear do you have already?


We would need more information than what you've given us to suggest anything to you.

All i hear in the clips you provided is a delay and reverb.

From what i saw a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-18-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 262
Posted By rickyj
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djA3ZG3dHj0 you...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djA3ZG3dHj0


you may find that helpful.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-14-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By rickyj
Definitely opt for a new amp over new...

Definitely opt for a new amp over new pickups.


A bad sounding guitar played through a high end tube amp will always sound MUCH better than a $5k custom shop through a line 6 spider.



Go for a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-10-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 701
Posted By rickyj
They suffice but aren't ideal. A small tube amp...

They suffice but aren't ideal. A small tube amp is still a better set up.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-10-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 701
Posted By rickyj
Line 6 spiders are notoriously bad. No amount of...

Line 6 spiders are notoriously bad. No amount of built-in effects can cover up the awful tone... And frankly, from my experience all of the built in effects are pretty bad anyways.


If a spider is...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-08-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By rickyj
Firstly, fix your vibrato. If it sucks, fix it....

Firstly, fix your vibrato. If it sucks, fix it. Bad vibrato can COMPLETELY destroy any hope of a solo sounding good. Try it slow, fast but not too fast etc. ALWAYS make sure it is even though. If you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-08-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By rickyj
I highly suggest learning songs that you enjoy...

I highly suggest learning songs that you enjoy listening to and playing along to the records on top of exercises and the like.

I find that the most exciting thing about playing guitar is having...
Forum: Recordings 09-23-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By rickyj
To each his own of course. You can install LAME...

To each his own of course.

You can install LAME mp3 encoder in reaper, you should be able to just use the .dll you have in audacity's install directory by directing reaper to that directory in...
Forum: Recordings 09-21-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By rickyj
audacity is real and it is really really.. REALLY...

audacity is real and it is really really.. REALLY bad. it looks terrible, sounds terrible, has basically no useful features etc.

just use reaper or some other actual DAW.
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