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Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-16-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By RickyThomson
Maybe loosen your grip on the pick, or hold it...

Maybe loosen your grip on the pick, or hold it more angled towards the strings?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-12-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By RickyThomson
It's one of these...

It's one of these http://www.larslehmann.com/uploads/pics/FX25.jpg, with a phaser (or flanger) i've read in a few places



Oh, with auto-wah i meant to say the dynamic ones. Depending on how hard...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-12-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By RickyThomson
Envelope Filter?

Trying to recreate the sound in the main riff in "no doubt - just a girl". From what i've heard, the guitar is using a DOD FX25 Envelope Filter.

What are some other pedals, that do the same thing...
Forum: Recordings 12-10-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By RickyThomson
I got hold of some headphones labelled as 'ch700...

I got hold of some headphones labelled as 'ch700 studio reference' made by Samson. Not very expensive (about 25), just so i could listen to music without over the top bass output. I prefer them if...
Forum: Recordings 10-31-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 848
Posted By RickyThomson
I don't do much recording other than being able...

I don't do much recording other than being able to hear what my playing is like once in a while. I use audacity for that:
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

Audacity itself doesn't do much in terms...
Forum: The Pit 10-27-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 527
Posted By RickyThomson
My dad had a guitar lying around the house ever...

My dad had a guitar lying around the house ever since i was a kid, he played it occasionally. Curiosity took over one day so i picked it up. Being a listener of bands that broke alot of rules in...
Forum: The Pit 10-15-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,386
Posted By RickyThomson
Opium for the masses :puke: ...really though,...

Opium for the masses
:puke:

...really though, must be done for attention / ad views. I can't see how anyone (other than the young girl being taken advantage of) can see that as a serious...
Forum: The Pit 09-21-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,885
Posted By RickyThomson
Forget about everything you know on guitar for an...

Forget about everything you know on guitar for an entire week and just don't touch it. When you come back to it, you'll enjoy it. I always found that if i play the same things again and again for...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-07-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By RickyThomson
One thing is reallllllllllly slow bends with a...

One thing is reallllllllllly slow bends with a load of vibrato. Makes for some wicked ambient/psychedelic noise.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-07-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By RickyThomson
Try cranking the volume as someone already said....

Try cranking the volume as someone already said. If that doesn't work, here's an idea; If you got an overdrive pedal try putting it at the front of your setup, you can use it to add a ton of sustain....
Forum: Musician Talk 05-30-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By RickyThomson
Check out some of their live sets/footage on...

Check out some of their live sets/footage on youtube. Can't say i know much about either band... but you should be able to see if they're using barre/power chords through videos.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-30-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By RickyThomson
What i tend to do, is take a few bars of a...

What i tend to do, is take a few bars of a riff/melody and play it slowly until i've memorized a chunk. Next i'll play several bars at a slighter faster tempo, then increasing the speed until i start...
Forum: The Pit 05-27-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,215
Posted By RickyThomson
Prison Break Beavis and Butthead Stargate...

Prison Break
Beavis and Butthead
Stargate SG-1
Ergo Proxy
Ren and Stimpy
X-Files
The Lone Gunmen (x-files spin off)
Ghost In The Shell
Farscape
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-21-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By RickyThomson
Checked your pickup heights? Try adjusting them a...

Checked your pickup heights? Try adjusting them a bit.
Forum: The Pit 05-19-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By RickyThomson
Thanks for the info, it's always nice to see...

Thanks for the info, it's always nice to see people express themselves openly.
Forum: The Pit 05-18-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,247
Posted By RickyThomson
flang as in wang. :D flan-ger sounds like some...

flang as in wang. :D

flan-ger sounds like some sort of custard cake to me.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-06-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,080
Posted By RickyThomson
As others said, you don't get the same...

As others said, you don't get the same "attack" without a pick.
But it also depends on what you are playing... try playing some ramones stuff without a pick lol. You'll have shredded nails and...
Forum: The Pit 05-04-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,081
Posted By RickyThomson
The ring. (the original japanese version)

The ring. (the original japanese version)
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-26-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By RickyThomson
Awesome. Thanks both.

Awesome. Thanks both.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-26-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By RickyThomson
I'm no electrician, but reading that, it's just a...

I'm no electrician, but reading that, it's just a case of not exceeding the output voltage?

Found some info on boss products:

PSA-240 Output voltage: 9v DC 200mA regulated
PH-3 = 50 mA
DS-1 = 4...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-26-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By RickyThomson
Powering different pedals?

Ok, so for a while i've been using a BOSS PSA-240 9v adapter with a 5way daisy chain to power my 3 boss pedals (sd-1, ds-1, ph-3). I am considering trying out one of...
Forum: The Pit 04-23-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,196
Posted By RickyThomson
Astrologists, Astronauts, and Bus drivers. :D

Astrologists, Astronauts, and Bus drivers. :D
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-23-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,091
Posted By RickyThomson
Don't worry about JUST being able to play it at...

Don't worry about JUST being able to play it at the right tempo/speed... work on your bends. that's another thing that typically takes a while to get right. If you bend to the wrong note you can...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-22-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By RickyThomson
If you get pain in your thumb it could mean you...

If you get pain in your thumb it could mean you are pressing too hard from the back of your hand. When playing barre-chords you only want to have your thumb resting on the back lightly, most of the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-14-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By RickyThomson
Yeh, that is basically what i've been doing. I...

Yeh, that is basically what i've been doing. I have an Epi les paul though, which is indeed a setneck.

I'm not too worried about snapping the neck, as i'm pretty confident with the limit at which...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-14-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By RickyThomson
Fake Whammy

Strum an open E chord (or something on the lower notes, as it's easier) then pull back on the neck. You get a sort of whammy sound. It sounds great when used right.... but wondering if this can...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-07-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By RickyThomson
If you get a teacher, you'll most probably learn...

If you get a teacher, you'll most probably learn things quicker.
One thing to keep in mind though... any style that your teacher has, will reflect on your playing. Anything from finger positions to...
Forum: The Pit 04-05-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,777
Posted By RickyThomson
I wouldn't pay to watch a band that promoted...

I wouldn't pay to watch a band that promoted religion i the first place, heck, i wouldn't even attend a free gig if it was offered.

If say, a support band came out with some spontaneous preaching,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-01-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,230
Posted By RickyThomson
Another thing that really helps.. Watch lots of...

Another thing that really helps..

Watch lots of live footage or go to see live bands. Watch how they are playing and tab out some stuff from that. You can actually pick up a few techniques from...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-27-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 422
Posted By RickyThomson
Ernie ball's are good. Pretty much the only brand...

Ernie ball's are good. Pretty much the only brand i've used for the past few years.
The regular strings are okay if you don't know what kind to go for.

Although lately i've started to love the...
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