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Forum: Musician Talk 06-05-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,772
Posted By mdc
Guitar seems to be the most common instrument on...

Guitar seems to be the most common instrument on which people are self taught. Maybe it's because we have the luxury of tablature and chord boxes, so no need to read music in order to be able to play...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-03-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,099
Posted By mdc
But Jazz is also heavily based on melody. You...

But Jazz is also heavily based on melody. You will always be able to hear the tune within the solo from an accomplished improviser in jazz.

Bluegrass, country and jazz are very similar. If you play...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-03-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,099
Posted By mdc
It's good to follow the chords with whatever...

It's good to follow the chords with whatever style of music you are improvising or soloing in. It just makes you sound more sophisticated.

It's like seasoning food. Salt just makes everything taste...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-31-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 517
Posted By mdc
It depends what your goals are as a musician. But...

It depends what your goals are as a musician. But I'll leave you with this...

Knowledge is power.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-31-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 515
Posted By mdc
Just let the scale dictate the pattern of thirds....

Just let the scale dictate the pattern of thirds. It's all about the thirds.

Harmony is built on thirds.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-31-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 606
Posted By mdc
It's just superimposition with triads. If you...

It's just superimposition with triads.

If you stick a major triad a major 6th higher than the root of a dominant 7th chord, you'll get a 13b9 chord.

G7 with Emaj triad on top. Or in the case of...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-26-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 525
Posted By mdc
Listen to the bass, because most if the time it...

Listen to the bass, because most if the time it will be playing the root note of the chord you want. When you can hear what note the bass is playing, it's just a matter of recognising the the...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-16-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,333
Posted By mdc
Demonstrates a nice key change near the end of...

Demonstrates a nice key change near the end of the vid. He is classically trained.

http://youtu.be/JBY8EYgTTqY
Forum: Musician Talk 08-19-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,449
Posted By mdc
It really is all sbout context. There's a...

It really is all sbout context. There's a progression I transcribed where G13sus sounds wonderful.

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Forum: Musician Talk 08-19-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,449
Posted By mdc
^ Emmaj9. James Bond chord.

^ Emmaj9. James Bond chord.
Forum: Musician Talk 07-27-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,176
Posted By mdc
John renbourn

John renbourn
Forum: Musician Talk 07-19-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By mdc
The first one is Ebm11 in 3rd inversion. the...

The first one is Ebm11 in 3rd inversion.

the second on is a tone cluster with a Fm tonality.
Forum: Musician Talk 07-18-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By mdc
At the moment a band called Driving Mrs Satan. ...

At the moment a band called Driving Mrs Satan. Their album is called Popscotch
Forum: Musician Talk 07-17-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 871
Posted By mdc
Wow, you sure like using **** a lot. Internet is...

Wow, you sure like using **** a lot. Internet is a big place in that it's very easy to come across bad misleading articles if you don't know the difference between someone who knows their theory and...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-17-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,607
Posted By mdc
:haha:

:haha:
Forum: Musician Talk 07-17-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 871
Posted By mdc
Lol, ok. I guess you're a player who plays by ear...

Lol, ok. I guess you're a player who plays by ear but not understand the theory behind it, and that's fine.

I also learnt by ear, but picked up theory books cuz I was interested in the theory. And...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-17-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,607
Posted By mdc
The rhythm guitarist should have a good knowledge...

The rhythm guitarist should have a good knowledge of voicings, double stops and Hendrixian embellishments to add sonic interest to rhythm guitar. Also experiment with rhythms.
Forum: Musician Talk 07-17-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 871
Posted By mdc
1. Learn the musical alphabet as it appears in...

1. Learn the musical alphabet as it appears in notation, because it will make you understand how the notes relate to each other in space and time.

2. Write out the musical alphabet on manuscript...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-16-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By mdc
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=b78cxXlhyUo

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=b78cxXlhyUo
Forum: Musician Talk 07-16-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By mdc
Yes that's right buddy. Each beat is split in to...

Yes that's right buddy. Each beat is split in to three instead of two. That's the difference between compound and simple time respectively.
Forum: Musician Talk 07-16-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By mdc
Shuffle is a term used in blues. Swing is a term...

Shuffle is a term used in blues. Swing is a term used in jazz. They both feel the same.

6/8 is felt in two. It's a compound duple time signature. It has two accents in a bar.

12/8 is a compound...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-14-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By mdc
tallguy97, can you sing the 3 intervals described...

tallguy97, can you sing the 3 intervals described here without an instrument? Perfect pitch doesn't matter, no need for the starting note to be E.

Relative pitch does matter, however.

R > P4 >...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-13-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By mdc
You need to listen to lots of different music....

You need to listen to lots of different music. The reason why you can't play metal is b/c you don't listen to enough if it.

Have you looked in to any theory? That will help solve your limited chord...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-12-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By mdc
First you need to get locked in to the meter that...

First you need to get locked in to the meter that you're both playing, and tap your foot on the strong beats, which should come naturally.

You're already on the right path by using chord tones and...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-05-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By mdc
Yeah they crop up in certain tunes if you...

Yeah they crop up in certain tunes if you search... and TRANSCRIBE hard enough. Really dig into the heart of not so obvious tunes by TRANSCRIBING.

You'll find little gems of modal harmony in...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-05-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,225
Posted By mdc
Everyone would love to be able to play fast. ...

Everyone would love to be able to play fast. They just don't want to admit it.


You know you want to. :)
Forum: Musician Talk 07-01-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 659
Posted By mdc
I got asked that question once. My response was,...

I got asked that question once. My response was, "Well, define good, I mean..."

Person: "Can you bust out a Slash solo?"

Me: "Which one?"
Forum: Musician Talk 06-21-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By mdc
Clinic

http://www.andertons.co.uk/miscellaneous/pid22690/cid786/sold-out-ticket-for-guthrie-govan-masterclass-friday-20th-june.asp

Anyone go yesterday?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-12-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By mdc
It's like wanting to learn how to dance and...

It's like wanting to learn how to dance and asking "why is it important to learn steps?"
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-12-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By mdc
Oh. My. God.

Oh. My. God.
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