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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-20-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 357
Posted By Prophet of Page
There are a number of true bypass loopers on the...

There are a number of true bypass loopers on the market with remote switches that can be used to control your amps.

I have a G2 system from TheGigRig, which does what you want it to do and a lot...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-18-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By Prophet of Page
In the typical Shrapnel type "shred"...

In the typical Shrapnel type "shred" context, it's true that sweeping is almost exclusively used for playing arpeggios quickly, but you can sweep more than just arpeggios.

Here's a pentatonic...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-18-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 628
Posted By Prophet of Page
I have some suggestions. I've met classical...

I have some suggestions.

I've met classical guitarists who play exclusively with the nail and others who first make contact with the flesh of the fingertip and follow through with the nail. The...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-25-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By Prophet of Page
I've never been injured from playing...

I've never been injured from playing guitar.

When I was typing up my thesis, I developed tendinitis in both wrists (though thankfully at different times). My forearm muscles were under constant...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-09-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Prophet of Page
I think reverb66 has answered pretty much...

I think reverb66 has answered pretty much everything. There are a few small point I would like to add or build upon.



This is of absolutely critical importance.



Again, great advice. I think...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-09-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By Prophet of Page
This is an excellent point. The goal is to...

This is an excellent point. The goal is to achieve a smooth, flowing sound. If you're achieving a legato sound, you're doing legato.

We can follow the approach of Paul Gilbert and John Petrucci,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-06-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 569
Posted By Prophet of Page
This statement is misleading. The goal of...

This statement is misleading.

The goal of legato playing is to achieve a smooth, flowing sound that maintains consistent tone and volume.

It's important to understand that the hammer-on is the...
Forum: Rock & Indie 04-17-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 11,707
Views: 258,265
Posted By Prophet of Page
What has happened here at UG? The entire forum...

What has happened here at UG?

The entire forum is almost completely dead.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-15-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 713
Posted By Prophet of Page
Firstly, I'd advise you to carefully consider...

Firstly, I'd advise you to carefully consider what you want to do with a tremolo system and whether a floating double-locking system is right for you.

The most significant benefit of a floating...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-15-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,388
Posted By Prophet of Page
No, I wouldn't.

No, I wouldn't.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-17-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,156
Posted By Prophet of Page
I'm convinced you're trolling. Good luck with...

I'm convinced you're trolling.

Good luck with your life.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-17-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,156
Posted By Prophet of Page
Let me expand on how the blind test I took part...

Let me expand on how the blind test I took part in was done.

Firstly, the guitar was a pre-CBS Fender Stratocaster. Two amps were used, a silverface Twin Reverb for the clean tones and a 100W...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-16-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,156
Posted By Prophet of Page
I've taken part in blind tests regarding string...

I've taken part in blind tests regarding string gauges before and passed. Clean and moderately distorted tones were used. All sound files were lossless. I listened to them with studio quality...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-19-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,701
Posted By Prophet of Page
Playing without a pick isn't bad technique at...

Playing without a pick isn't bad technique at all. I don't think anybody is suggesting that. If somebady wants to play exclusively with their fingers, I have no issue with that whatsoever. I might...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-19-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By Prophet of Page
The only superstrats with a 3x3 headstock I can...

The only superstrats with a 3x3 headstock I can think of are Brett Garsed's ESP Horizons. I think both are beautiful guitars.

http://vanzguitars.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/brett.jpg...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-15-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,205
Posted By Prophet of Page
I don't feel this is an easy solo to transcribe...

I don't feel this is an easy solo to transcribe accurately.

The warm fuzz tone can make it difficult to distinguish notes and techniques used (bends vs slides, hammer-ons/pull-offs vs picked notes,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-03-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,450
Posted By Prophet of Page
I can't remember how I held the pick when I first...

I can't remember how I held the pick when I first started playing.

I tried to imitate Eric Johnson's picking technique for a long time. I took note of his picking angle, picking motions, how he...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-25-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By Prophet of Page
It's importantant to be sure that you have...

It's importantant to be sure that you have tendinitis and not another RSI. Only a doctor or other medical professional can make such a diagnosis.

If your injury has been diagnosed, I'd recommend...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-24-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 408
Posted By Prophet of Page
Singlecoil pickups have much more treble and bass...

Singlecoil pickups have much more treble and bass than humbuckers. Humbuckers on the other hand have much more mid range, lower mid range in particular.

Singlecoils are susceptible to mains hum (60...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-23-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,907
Posted By Prophet of Page
It is not necessary to set a Stratocaster tremolo...

It is not necessary to set a Stratocaster tremolo flush with the body of the guitar.

Infact, a vintage 6-screw or modern 2-point non-locking tremolo system is much more stable when set to float...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-21-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By Prophet of Page
I don't think you'd be disappointed with either a...

I don't think you'd be disappointed with either a Tokai or an MIJ Squier.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-20-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By Prophet of Page
While action will change slightly when the...

While action will change slightly when the tremolo claw is adjustment, action is primarily adjusted with the truss rod and the saddle screws.

Tremolo claw adjustment is primarily to set the amount...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-20-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By Prophet of Page
This isn't true at all.

This isn't true at all.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-18-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,574
Posted By Prophet of Page
I can only agree with this to a point. While...

I can only agree with this to a point.

While most entry level guitars nowadays are can be set up to play well, there are some truly terrible guitars out there. I've come across guitars with either...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-18-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By Prophet of Page
There are a few options. You always split the...

There are a few options. You always split the neck humbucker with a push-pull pot, but most humbuckers don't split very well. The Dimarzio Humbucker from Hell also tries to imitate the sound of a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-17-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,088
Posted By Prophet of Page
I've bought gear in attempt to emulate a...

I've bought gear in attempt to emulate a particular aspect of an artist's sound, but I was never naive enough to think I'd "nail" it.

I bought a B.K. Butler Tuber Driver (5-knob version) in an...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-17-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 943
Posted By Prophet of Page
I can't give you any advice on how to sound like...

I can't give you any advice on how to sound like Eric Gales, I'm not familiar with his playing.

As for transcribing Eric Johnson's solos (which is far easier said than done), I do have some input....
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-16-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,573
Posted By Prophet of Page
I've never used them myself. However, I've only...

I've never used them myself.

However, I've only ever hear good things. Everything I've heard indicates they hold tuning as well as conventional locking tuners.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-16-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,165
Posted By Prophet of Page
I bought the combo version of the VHT Special 6...

I bought the combo version of the VHT Special 6 Ultra for my girlfriend recently.

It's a very nice amp for a reasonable price.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-16-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By Prophet of Page
I own a JEM7VWH, everything looks to be...

I own a JEM7VWH, everything looks to be legitimate.

The fretboard appears to be ebony and the tremolo system is an Ibanez Lo-Pro. Both of these are correct for 1993, which is actually the first year...
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