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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-19-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By RonaldPoe
US Tone test 08/19/2014 and getting the tone easier

I made this brief tone demo today and wanted to know how to get a similar tone without a lot of equipment and money. Please excuse the poor quality of the recording (I used recorded through the...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-18-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,624
Posted By RonaldPoe
I found another chord that sounds sweet. After...

I found another chord that sounds sweet. After much looking, I found the equivalent of 3 notes of the Xavian Scale (E, F, A#/Bf) in a thread. Anyway I stacked the three notes as a triad on the bass...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-15-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,624
Posted By RonaldPoe
I personally like Major 6th chords (they're...

I personally like Major 6th chords (they're formed by mixing the major chord with its minor like A Major and F# Minor) for their intriguing and vibrant sound. Did you know that you can form Major 6th...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-10-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By RonaldPoe
The answer to this question is "what do you...

The answer to this question is "what do you feel like" or "Which one is easier for you". I'm sorry but I suck at chords. Listen and choose for yourself.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-06-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 922
Posted By RonaldPoe
Here's my advice. First you may want to learn...

Here's my advice. First you may want to learn some techniques/embellishments like various vibratos, subtle bends (these produce a lovely 1/4 tone effect I think), HOPOs (Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs),...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-04-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,330
Posted By RonaldPoe
I find this a very interesting topic to discuss....

I find this a very interesting topic to discuss. MapOfYourHead, what guitar virtuosos do you consider "special" and what do you look for in one? I'm asking because you're a musicologist.

Also don't...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-31-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 3,195
Posted By RonaldPoe
Sorry I'm late but those are all good bands that...

Sorry I'm late but those are all good bands that influenced me. My point was that they (Voltaire, Metallica, Pantera, Buckethead, Creature Feature, Megadeth, Pink Floyd, Dethklok, and Emperor) all...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-30-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 135
Posted By RonaldPoe
Ancient kingly sound and "Katz Theme" rhythm

I'm trying to write a tribute to the Pillarmen (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure) and need help. Basically it's an ancient royal/exotic sound and I need tips for a harmony that evokes that feel. Here's some...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-29-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 3,195
Posted By RonaldPoe
Here's a riddle, what do Voltaire, Metallica,...

Here's a riddle, what do Voltaire, Metallica, Pantera, Buckethead, Creature Feature, Megadeth, Pink Floyd, Dethklok, and Emperor (Norwegian Black Metal group) all have in common? The answer I'm...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-28-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 3,195
Posted By RonaldPoe
We meet again, MaggaraMarine. The minor scale is...

We meet again, MaggaraMarine. The minor scale is the most versatile because it can capture feels as different as pirate, gothic, bitter-sweet, aggressive, horror, circus, epic, funky, and more. Like...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-28-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 3,195
Posted By RonaldPoe
I'm a little late to the thread and admittedly...

I'm a little late to the thread and admittedly haven't read most of it but here's my suggestion. I think you should learn the Aeolian/Minor Scale because it's the most versatile of the 7 modes (it...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-20-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By RonaldPoe
Brutal Death Metal basics and Grindcore sound???

Hi, I'm sorry for making another thread but I have a few questions. First what are the basics to writing what they call "Brutal Death Metal" and how would I aproach the subject. I'd like some theory...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-10-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,087
Posted By RonaldPoe
So do you have any guides to learning Indian...

So do you have any guides to learning Indian Raga/classical music on guitar or tips. I'm interested in that too and will balance it with my rock/metal and Jazz practice.
Forum: Musician Talk 07-10-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 782
Posted By RonaldPoe
I find the whole metal cover and "Major to...

I find the whole metal cover and "Major to Minor" thing interesting and think someone should make a guide to doing it. I too would enjoy pointers on the subject.
Forum: Musician Talk 07-09-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,087
Posted By RonaldPoe
I'm well aware that the current question has been...

I'm well aware that the current question has been answered. Thanks for the help. Now I'm planning on mixing Indian improvisation with Jazz improvisation, got any tips/resources that would help (at...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-09-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,576
Posted By RonaldPoe
I found it interesting that John Cage was serious...

I found it interesting that John Cage was serious about "4:33" because most think it must be a joke. I agree with 20Tigers completely but also agree that John Cage's "music" is like Abstract Art or...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-06-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,447
Posted By RonaldPoe
I love complex music but I agree that it's not...

I love complex music but I agree that it's not all shred and Prog. For example many classical compositions are both slow and complex. Believe it or not, Lady Gaga writes complex dance pop (no I'm not...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-06-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,597
Posted By RonaldPoe
While I'm huge into theory, the thing with...

While I'm huge into theory, the thing with "advanced chord progressions" and guitar solos is the old " If it sounds good, it is good". I'm experimental so I mix the two a lot. Everyone's given some...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-04-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,087
Posted By RonaldPoe
You say that there's a tonal center, but what is...

You say that there's a tonal center, but what is it (key of the progression)? I think I'll keep experimenting with chords (do you guys mind looking over the results). Also I actually have looked up...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-03-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,087
Posted By RonaldPoe
You're right that I'm taking the theory too...

You're right that I'm taking the theory too seriously. The reason I posted the progression was mostly because I thought it was good (it really does go together nicely in a surreal way). That and to...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-03-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,087
Posted By RonaldPoe
According to Wikipedia's definition, what I did...

According to Wikipedia's definition, what I did counts as a chord progression. I still want to know what key it's in or if it's just atonal. Also believe it or not, the progression wasn't random at...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-02-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By RonaldPoe
Bla-bla-bla Playing over Blast Beats and Hexi-kicks on bass

I was curious how you play over Blast Beats on bass (I'm a metalhead). What approaches would you suggest. Also what is a Hexi-kick (I heard the term on Metalocalypse but do you think Brendon Small...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-02-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,087
Posted By RonaldPoe
Is my progression atonal? If not what key would...

Is my progression atonal? If not what key would you put it in? Also are there any scales that sound vaguely similar to the Xavian scale.
Forum: Musician Talk 06-30-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By RonaldPoe
I personally can't write vocal melodies but I'd...

I personally can't write vocal melodies but I'd suggest making a sweet bassline and lead to go over it first. Also you may want to write Metal songs because Metal lyrics are practically dark poetry...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-30-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,087
Posted By RonaldPoe
Interesting chat but if I replace the C5 with C...

Interesting chat but if I replace the C5 with C (in my progression), what would the key be and what scale would best be used over this progression. I'm still curious.

Here's a link to the full...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-29-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By RonaldPoe
I might be an amateur at Jazz but I got a tip for...

I might be an amateur at Jazz but I got a tip for Jazzy Improvisation. First find out the main key of the song. Then mix the melody with the corresponding scale and its modes. The solo should come...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-28-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By RonaldPoe
I'd suggest "Fly ME To The Moon" as...

I'd suggest "Fly ME To The Moon" as it's a great song and my first Jazz standard (real easy song). It was also featured in the anime, Neon Genesis Envangelion (that's a...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-27-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,087
Posted By RonaldPoe
It means what scale would work best over it....

It means what scale would work best over it. Guess this attempt is a failure like the others.
Forum: Musician Talk 06-27-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,087
Posted By RonaldPoe
"Divine Dissonance" explaination and the final tonal experiment

I have two questions before I give up on my new tonality quest. First what key and tonality would this chord progression (C5, Fdim, F#5, D6, Asus4, C5) have? How would it be harmonized. I made this...
Forum: Bass Guitar 06-20-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By RonaldPoe
Thanks for the advice. Are you saying I should...

Thanks for the advice. Are you saying I should crank the mids and learn how to make punk rock basslines (for the Scott Pilgrim style)? Also would a Bass Big-Muff work for the tone or should I stick...
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