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Forum: Musician Talk 01-28-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,094
Posted By Sickz
Chill dude, it was just some friendly banter from...

Chill dude, it was just some friendly banter from Jet's side. I don't see any reason to take offense from that statement.

No music is better or worse, regardless of its complexity. It's all...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-28-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By Sickz
When i started out i was learning from tabs, but...

When i started out i was learning from tabs, but i always felt so limited because many tabs had errors in them and many styles of music don't have a large amount of tabs available. So around the...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-28-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 459
Posted By Sickz
Record labels aren't a necessity anymore though....

Record labels aren't a necessity anymore though. Sure, many of them are great and support the bands that are signed to them. But i know many people who have been screwed by their record label, and as...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-28-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,094
Posted By Sickz
You should read up on borrowing chords from other...

You should read up on borrowing chords from other keys.

It is a very common thing, where you "borrow" a chord from the parallel major/minor key. So if you are playing in C major, you borrow chords...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-28-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 459
Posted By Sickz
I agree with Cajundaddy. If you provide for...

I agree with Cajundaddy. If you provide for yourself then it's fine, remember that many bands had to work hard to get where they are, so taking on a job and in your free time rehearsing with the band...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-26-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Sickz
When i do legato i make sure i mute in 4...

When i do legato i make sure i mute in 4 ways.

Firstly, the left hand should mute two things, the tip of your index finger should mute the lower string from the one you are playing on. So if you are...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Sickz
I didn't say he did a hammer on from nowhere, so...

I didn't say he did a hammer on from nowhere, so my statement would assume he picked the string.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By Sickz
You posted the same video twice. The Ola video...

You posted the same video twice.

The Ola video is just sliding across the string quickly, nothing more is going on. Before starting the new bar coming up he is doing an ascending and descending...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-19-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Sickz
I'd like to add to Zaphods comment. Nothing we...

I'd like to add to Zaphods comment. Nothing we musicians do are natural, cause we didn't evolve to play music. Any way works as long as it is comfortable for you, and with time you should be able to...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-18-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By Sickz
Most likely it can be either way. I played in a...

Most likely it can be either way. I played in a Dream Theater tribute band many years ago, and we switched quite a few members out during the duration of that band. Anyhow, many of the keyboardists...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Sickz
My condolences Sean, i hope you get back on your...

My condolences Sean, i hope you get back on your feet as soon and as painless as possible. I lost a close friend to cancer a few years ago, when we were still teenagers, i can't imagine the loss of a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-15-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 612
Posted By Sickz
Never too late to learn, you have to keep in mind...

Never too late to learn, you have to keep in mind that learning to play an instrument is not an easy task, you you can't expect to be great after playing for 3 months.

Best thing you can do is...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-14-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 699
Posted By Sickz
I agree with you. I don't understand people that...

I agree with you. I don't understand people that view their riffs/licks/phrases as personal probity, cause if you are that afraid of people taking ideas from you, then you will never be able to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-10-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 486
Posted By Sickz
The big four of transcribing software in my...

The big four of transcribing software in my opinion are: Amazing Slow Downer, RiffStation, Anytune (if you're on iOS) and Transcribe!

All have their strengths and weaknesses, i personally enjoy...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-09-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 876
Posted By Sickz
Things to do: Check so the bridge is setup...

Things to do:

Check so the bridge is setup properly.
Check intonation.
Check action.
Check how the strings are strung.
Check if you have anything that lubes the strings at the nut.
Check that you...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-08-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By Sickz
Some phrases can be tricky to adapt to other...

Some phrases can be tricky to adapt to other qualities of chords (from a dominant type to a minor for example). But before going into that you have to look at other things:

1) Is the chord your...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-08-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By Sickz
Never let the metronome dictate my writing. I...

Never let the metronome dictate my writing. I come up with an idea first, see what tempo suits the idea, and then continue writing from there, not the other way around.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-08-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By Sickz
I'm not that big of a fan of Vai & Yngwies...

I'm not that big of a fan of Vai & Yngwies music, but i can't deny they have great rhythm chops for the styles of music they play.

Haven't you listened through Passion & Warfare once? Erotic...
Forum: Bandleading 01-06-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Sickz
Before addressing your questions, a few comments...

Before addressing your questions, a few comments from the impression i've got from your post.

Riffs saved up =/= songs. Not saying you said that, but be very careful with this. If you come up with a...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-06-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 488
Posted By Sickz
When it comes to vocabulary, it is quality over...

When it comes to vocabulary, it is quality over quantity. You don't need to learn an obscene amount of vocabulary to improve your improvisation, it is better if you learn less vocabulary and learn it...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-05-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By Sickz
Tempo Advance, if your on iOS.

Tempo Advance, if your on iOS.
Forum: Musician Talk 01-05-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By Sickz
The gear doesn't increase your skill level, the...

The gear doesn't increase your skill level, the motivation of practicing more from getting new gear makes you better.

I got myself an Axe Fx 2 XL last year, and even though i already practice for...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-04-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By Sickz
These might be abit of a cliché in the...

These might be abit of a cliché in the jazz/fusion world, but i like them anyways.

Two chord vamp between two Dorian sounds, for example Gm7 for two bars, then Ebm9 for two bars.

Playing a...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-03-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By Sickz
I'm mostly familiar with this in a jazz/jazzblues...

I'm mostly familiar with this in a jazz/jazzblues context, cause that is the only time i am playing basslines from time to time, otherwise i get shouted at by the bassplayer. :haha:

On a serious...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-02-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By Sickz
Reported. This is Swedish spam, apparently we...

Reported.

This is Swedish spam, apparently we have started doing that aswell..
Forum: Musician Talk 01-02-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 721
Posted By Sickz
Check out some jazz blues by different players,...

Check out some jazz blues by different players, should keep you busy.

Blues for Alice (Charlie Parker)
K.C. Blues (Charlie Parker)
Cool Blues (Charlie Parker)
Back Home Blues (Charlie...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-28-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Sickz
To add to Jerry's advice, small bursts can do...

To add to Jerry's advice, small bursts can do wonders if you use it correctly. It can train your brain to get used to higher tempos and let go of the "this is hard" mental attitude that makes you...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-26-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Sickz
Oh, so many.. I guess the top three would be the...

Oh, so many..

I guess the top three would be the following (in no particular order):

John Patitucci
Paul Chambers
Ray Brown

Great jazz bassists.
Forum: Musician Talk 12-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By Sickz
Merry Christmas! (Even if we celebrate Christmas...

Merry Christmas! (Even if we celebrate Christmas here in Sweden on the 24th, so, yesterday)

Nothing music related from friends and family, but i bought myself a personal Christmas gift that will...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-15-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By Sickz
My practice routine varies, i make one and stick...

My practice routine varies, i make one and stick to it for three months, then i evaluate it and make a new one based on my needs then.

Anyways, my practice routine always consist of a few topics....
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