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Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By Anon17
You might be right about the age thing sorry, I...

You might be right about the age thing sorry, I didn't see that when I first posted. I'm 20 so I guess it's probably different for me.

When I used to practice for hours a day I'd notice myself...
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 143
Posted By Anon17
If this is true you aren't eating enough food. If...

If this is true you aren't eating enough food. If you eat a surplus of calories and work out with progressive overload regularly you will build muscle mass (and probably gain some fat too in the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-14-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By Anon17
The vast majority of exercises are not any more...

The vast majority of exercises are not any more efficient than learning songs provided you learn them correctly.

Some exercises are useful but they are not necessary to become good. I would...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-12-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Anon17
Make sure you don't learn songs just because they...

Make sure you don't learn songs just because they are hard; try to find songs involving these techniques that you enjoy listening to.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-10-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 331
Posted By Anon17
^ That, or a used RG7620/7420. These go for like...

^ That, or a used RG7620/7420. These go for like 300 sometimes on eBay and are MIJ, probably the best quality to price ratio around.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-08-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By Anon17
You are seriously telling me you don't believe...

You are seriously telling me you don't believe any "great guitarist" has fretted an a pentatonic shape using the index and little finger?

I mean, the whole "guitar isn't natural" thing is completely...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-04-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By Anon17
^ I'm going to post this in every anchoring...

^ I'm going to post this in every anchoring thread from this moment on.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-03-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By Anon17
It's preference, most people find the ring finger...

It's preference, most people find the ring finger easier if you're going to be doing a lot of bends.

I use the pinky for most things since I have small hands, but I'll generally use the ring finger...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-01-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By Anon17
So what you are saying is that you are making up...

So what you are saying is that you are making up your own definitions?

Perfect pitch is the ability to hear a pitch and identity the note, or hear a chord and identity the notes. There is no need to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-01-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By Anon17
I don't even know what you are trying to argue...

I don't even know what you are trying to argue anymore.

You said ear training was "quite rare", which isn't true. Anyone who can listen to a song and work it out on the guitar/piano/whatever has a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-01-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By Anon17
You can't just make up definitions when they...

You can't just make up definitions when they don't suit your argument...

Your post contradicts itself. Anyone can train their ears, you don't need any formal teaching or any genetic mutation to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-31-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By Anon17
You don't need to know what Cmin7 is to have...

You don't need to know what Cmin7 is to have trained ears, or know that you are in G major or whatever.
Forum: Musician Talk 10-31-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By Anon17
Miles.be has a functional ear trainer which is...

Miles.be has a functional ear trainer which is probably the most efficient way to train your ear to recognise intervals in context of a key.

I would recommend doing this for 10-20 minutes a day...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-31-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 307
Posted By Anon17
Most if not near all professional musicians will...

Most if not near all professional musicians will be able to recognise all of these things (except perhaps pitches) even if they have never specifically trained for it.

For example; if you can hear a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-30-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Anon17
These two quotes you posted in the same paragraph...

These two quotes you posted in the same paragraph argue with each other.

For anyone reading this thread, you will not pick 14.66 notes per second (220bpm 16ths) accurately within 6 months (excluding...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-26-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By Anon17
Music theory is useful but if you're new I'd...

Music theory is useful but if you're new I'd stick to learning how to actually play and training your ear. Obviously you'll want to play as much as possible but the ear training will help so much in...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-26-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By Anon17
Yeah my bad I mean thumb around the neck, by back...

Yeah my bad I mean thumb around the neck, by back of the neck I meant top of the fretboard but obviously my wording was horrible.

The baseball bat grip is what Freepower called thumb around the neck...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-26-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By Anon17
Place your thumb on the top of the neck (the...

Place your thumb on the top of the neck (the baseball bat grip, thumb should be holding the neck) and place the bottom of your fingers on the other side of the neck. Now rotate your fingers...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-26-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 472
Posted By Anon17
If you're new I'd recommend going through...

If you're new I'd recommend going through Justin's whole beginner/intermediate course. They are very good for beginners and will end up allowing you to work out simple songs (as you want to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-26-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By Anon17
Before you do anything else, read the sticky:...

Before you do anything else, read the sticky: http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1091796

Now read it again since you probably skimmed it. Read and understand every word.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-25-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Anon17
Video games are often based more on strategy and...

Video games are often based more on strategy and decisions than mechanics (even in fast paced games such as SSBM) which isn't really using muscle memory. If you practiced a specific combo in a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-25-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Anon17
The muscle memory used in playing guitar is...

The muscle memory used in playing guitar is controlled by the fine motor skills "section" of the brain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muscle_memory#Fine_motor_memory
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-25-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By Anon17
Yeah don't worry about your knuckles/fingers...

Yeah don't worry about your knuckles/fingers brushing the strings, it's only when they make proper contact (pushing into the strings or getting caught as you pick) that it becomes an issue.

As long...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-25-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By Anon17
If the knuckles of those fingers are lightly...

If the knuckles of those fingers are lightly brushing (but not resting) on those strings it's fine. If you are resting them on those strings you are anchoring which is bad, I really can't be bothered...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-24-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,046
Posted By Anon17
Google defines shred as: "A very fast,...

Google defines shred as:

"A very fast, intricate style of rock lead guitar."

Why not just use this definition? It seems broad enough to allow debate while accurately describing most music people...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-24-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By Anon17
^ Don't do that, anchoring your pinky on the...

^ Don't do that, anchoring your pinky on the higher strings/below the strings is a bad idea and will usually cause excess tension in your picking hand. Before someone posts about the minority of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-23-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Anon17
If you want your technique rated and advice given...

If you want your technique rated and advice given post a video in this thread:

http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1039223
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-22-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 278
Posted By Anon17
Yeah it might sound obvious (sorry if it is!) but...

Yeah it might sound obvious (sorry if it is!) but remember that writing a song is literally thinking of a cool sounding lick/riff/solo/entire song or whatever in your head and then learning to play...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-21-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By Anon17
The wrist is by far the easiest and most...

The wrist is by far the easiest and most efficient motion for almost every single guitar player in the world.

You want to cross strings using your wrist to lead with your elbow following in response...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-20-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 917
Posted By Anon17
^ This is correct. So you have spot on technique...

^ This is correct.

So you have spot on technique at 80bpm but it starts to break up at 100bpm. How is your technique at 85bpm? Is it ever so slightly uncomfortable but otherwise spot on? If so,...
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