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Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By SimonGrounsell
It really sucks! Luckily I do play bass as my...

It really sucks! Luckily I do play bass as my main instrument and can drum aswell but I still experience it!

Has anyone had a riff that sounded a bit empty, or lacking but then put it into a song...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Yeah that did help , helped in the sense that if...

Yeah that did help , helped in the sense that if you'd experienced it others must have to! I think I have stuff that'd sound good with a band but just in my room by myself sounds really boring and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Riffs in context?

I'm not sure if this is entirely the right place for this question, but I'll go ahead anyway. I spent a lot of time with a guitar or bass guitar , going over songs I know, scales or just tying to get...
Forum: Modern Rock 08-12-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Okay I know a fair few of them, any ones more...

Okay I know a fair few of them, any ones more like Guns n roses and Ac/Dc with just one guitarist?
Forum: Modern Rock 08-11-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Help me find some hard rock inspiration!

Hiya sorry I title the thread a bit crap, but basically I'm hoping someone can give me some suggestions for hard rock bands to listen to with just one guitarist. I want some inspiration for hard rock...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-11-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Yeah that's true haha, well I enjoy doing...

Yeah that's true haha, well I enjoy doing everything anyway half of it is because at the moment im just doing nothing where college hasn't started I'm sure when college starts and I actually have...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-09-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Okay thank you both, I'm pleased to know that the...

Okay thank you both, I'm pleased to know that the time I've spent with the classical guitar isn't being wasted! I know I have two whole years at college which I'll mostly be playing Bass , that's two...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-09-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Guitar skills in the long run?

Hiya sorry if this post seems to drag on a tiny but but if you read through it and have some advice I'd be really greatful :-)

I'm 16 years old and Bass guitar is my main instrument at the moment...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-03-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Deeper music composition

Hiya , Im not one hundred percent sure if this is the right place to ask this but I'm gonna go ahead and presume if its not it'll be moved anyway. So my question is two-fold ,

Firstly , I'm delving...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-01-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,553
Posted By SimonGrounsell
As I asked essentially the same question on here...

As I asked essentially the same question on here recently I'll echo what was said to me, ( mixed with my own advice anyway ) learn to fully read sheet music , if you can read bass clef and treble...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-31-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Hiya Ben :) from the various instruments I play I...

Hiya Ben :) from the various instruments I play I do have a pretty strong knowledge of the fretboard I think the issue I had was seeing say a high A and being confused as to which high A i play but...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-30-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Okay thankyou so much! I feel incredibly more...

Okay thankyou so much! I feel incredibly more confident about reading classical guitar music now! I've decided to order a book of 50 classical guitar pieces described as easier pieces ( although in...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-30-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By SimonGrounsell
If you put yourself forward as a rhythm guitarist...

If you put yourself forward as a rhythm guitarist you do have slightly more chance of a band taking you on than if you were to go in fantasising about playing lead and stealing the limelight every...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-30-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Music for guitar will have position markings...

Music for guitar will have position markings (roman numerals for positions and barres), numbers by the notes to indicate fingerings and numbers in circles to indicate what string it's played...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-29-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Ah okay that makes far more sense , out of...

Ah okay that makes far more sense , out of interest how did you learn to read sheet music for classical guitar? Actually reading the notes is fine, but placing the notes onto the fretboard is the...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-29-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Advancing Sheet Music Reading Skills

Hiya just had a few questions on reading sheet music , or rather a certain part of it!

I can read sheet music, I read Bass Clef for Trombone and Cello, and can read Treble clef to. I do also...
Forum: Recordings 07-28-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Ah okay , I'll look at Reaper then.

Ah okay , I'll look at Reaper then.
Forum: Recordings 07-28-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Okay I will look into DAW more but for what I...

Okay I will look into DAW more but for what I have in mind it seems really rather expensive, Premier Elements I will definitely be looking into though thanks for that.

Any one know any good...
Forum: Recordings 07-28-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Okay so does premier elements have the option to...

Okay so does premier elements have the option to run say 3-4 different audio tracks at the same time? I do like how you have both videos running in your cover video but for mine I'd prefer to just...
Forum: Recordings 07-28-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Need help to start recording music, solo

Hiya, Im Simon and I play ( some far better than others lol ) quite a few instruments , more and more people have told me to record some pieces for YouTube and I think it's a good idea so Id like to!...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-08-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Improving stamina for Rythm playing

Hiya

I've recently been getting frustrated with my stamina when playing , normally just powerchord stuff say Nirvana stuff or you know something powerchord based so kinda rhythm I guess , anyway...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-08-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 567
Posted By SimonGrounsell
I recently got a college place through audition,...

I recently got a college place through audition, playin bass but still had to pick a song. Basically the course in going for is set on Popular music, not necessarily chart but Rock , indie bands...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-01-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By SimonGrounsell
ah okay at the risk of sounding like a total...

ah okay at the risk of sounding like a total idiot, are you just hooking up your pedals normally? if so there may be a problem with my pedals
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-22-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Fender mustang amp

Hey all ,

So I have a fender mustang 20w guitar amp , which I really really love my guitars and Epiphone les Paul standard anyway so I can generally play whatever style I'd like and the range of...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-18-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Ah okay, should be at the luthier tomorrow. Will...

Ah okay, should be at the luthier tomorrow. Will leave her be
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-18-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By SimonGrounsell
HELP , les Paul has splits in top of neck

Hi all,


So just now after a crappy gig bags dropped Ive noticed there's now two splits in my les Paul, mine is a left handed les Paul standard. The fall seems to have out a crack on both sides of...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-08-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By SimonGrounsell
That's very true , I'm spending most of my time...

That's very true , I'm spending most of my time practicing scales and just different bass lines really trying to get flexible. Have an informal audition for college in 7 days and I can play Polly on...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-07-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By SimonGrounsell
I've been playing guitar for over half a year now...

I've been playing guitar for over half a year now I suppose , I can play a few things pretty comfortably I'm playing with a pick just seems more natural to me. I'm a magician as well, not that means...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-06-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Breaking in Bass

Hi all,

I've had my first Bass a few days now, I've got a few things and riffs sounding pretty good but I was just wondering how long on average does It take to get used to playing bass, the larger...
Forum: Bass Guitar 03-30-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By SimonGrounsell
Ah okay , it's literally just for practice in the...

Ah okay , it's literally just for practice in the bedroom. Only foreseeable times playing other than that will be through college and gears supplied with the course , may need bigger in time but not...
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