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Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-12-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By Junior#1
1. That's not a barre chord. Technically, that's...

1. That's not a barre chord. Technically, that's not even a chord at all, but rather a double stop.
2. Just because you're tall doesn't necessarily mean that your hands are big. A friend of mine is...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-07-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By Junior#1
I'm think it's probably showing you which chords...

I'm think it's probably showing you which chords are major in that particular key. For example, if you're playing in the key of C, chords based around the root (C), as well as the 4th and 5th (F and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-30-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Junior#1
What pick stroke you start with really doesn't...

What pick stroke you start with really doesn't make that much of a difference. With enough time, you will be able to pick comfortably regardless of what pick stroke you start with.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-25-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By Junior#1
All forms of picking have their uses and if you...

All forms of picking have their uses and if you train your ear enough, you can also hear their subtle differences. You should become proficient with all of them. The more you learn, the better you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-19-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By Junior#1
Pain in your shoulder is probably from playing in...

Pain in your shoulder is probably from playing in casual position instead of classical. Pain in your fretting hand could be a couple things. Your wrist might be angled too much, you might be using...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-18-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By Junior#1
Marty Friedman's Melodic Control Paul Gilbert's...

Marty Friedman's Melodic Control
Paul Gilbert's Get Out of My Yard
John Petrucci's Rock Discipline
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-17-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 933
Posted By Junior#1
Uh huh. Why? Are you trying to gauge how long...

Uh huh. Why? Are you trying to gauge how long you should practice or what you should practice? If that's the case, you could just ask. Otherwise, just being curious what other people are doing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-14-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Junior#1
Probably somewhere between about 32 seconds and...

Probably somewhere between about 32 seconds and 469 years.

(I'm surprised you haven't closed this yet, Mark)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-12-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By Junior#1
There's nothing wrong with being a little lazy...

There's nothing wrong with being a little lazy every once in a while as long as it doesn't affect the sound of the chord. But you should also make sure that you can play chords comfortably utilizing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-12-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Junior#1
TS I was in the same spot as you when I first...

TS I was in the same spot as you when I first started. I had a list of 20 or 30 songs that I wanted to learn, but for all of them I needed either a 7 string or a baritone 6 string. I started with a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-12-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By Junior#1
I frequently take breaks of about 10 days, 2...

I frequently take breaks of about 10 days, 2 weeks at the most. I've discovered that I write my best stuff my first day back after a break. There's nothing wrong with taking a break for a while, as...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-12-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By Junior#1
I agree with most of this, except that you...

I agree with most of this, except that you mentioned modes. Again.

Theory is indeed very helpful, but modes are just a pain in the ass. At least until you have an extremely thorough...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-09-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By Junior#1
For an open A chord, yes. But as you learn more,...

For an open A chord, yes. But as you learn more, just know that the lowest note in a chord is not always the root.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-07-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By Junior#1
What you NEED to know could be a relatively short...

What you NEED to know could be a relatively short list or a long list depending on what you play. What you SHOULD know is a bit more comprehensive.

First of all, you should definitely reconsider...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-05-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By Junior#1
Ideally, you should become proficient with all...

Ideally, you should become proficient with all forms of picking. Practice it both ways. And also practice using all up strokes.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-05-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Junior#1
You should practice both palm muting and left...

You should practice both palm muting and left hand muting. Both can be very effective, especially when sweeping. When sweeping, use palm muting when ascending and left hand muting when descending.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-04-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Junior#1
When ascending, use palm muting. When...

When ascending, use palm muting. When descending, use left hand muting.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-28-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By Junior#1
In this instance, I don't think a truss rod...

In this instance, I don't think a truss rod adjustment will do anything. Chances are it's just really poorly made. You might be SOL.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-26-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 857
Posted By Junior#1
Hendrix had his thumb over the neck because his...

Hendrix had his thumb over the neck because his hands were absolutely massive. He had no choice. His hands were so big that having his thumb behind the neck simply wasn't an option. Anyone with...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-20-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Junior#1
Absolutely. Alternate picking can be very...

Absolutely. Alternate picking can be very useful. And pretty necessary for playing at higher speeds. As for your pinky, start using it. Some guitarists don't use it as often as they should, but...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-11-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By Junior#1
Before you look for speed, make sure that...

Before you look for speed, make sure that everything is clean at the speed you're going. Any idiot with a guitar can play 17 notes per second, but only the few who have worked hard at it can do it...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-11-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Junior#1
Anchoring your hand to the guitar is a bad idea. ...

Anchoring your hand to the guitar is a bad idea. It might seem more comfortable at first and you might be more accurate, but you will probably notice that it has its limits and will eventually only...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-09-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 857
Posted By Junior#1
Your main problem is that you are using your...

Your main problem is that you are using your thumb to apply the pressure needed, when it should be your fingers. You're pushing the neck of the guitar into the strings instead of pushing the strings...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-09-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By Junior#1
So let me get this straight: You say you have...

So let me get this straight: You say you have been playing for longer than your friend and that he doesn't practice, but he CLAIMS to be able to play something that you can't, and you somehow think...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-09-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By Junior#1
I'm a huge believer of the "play what you...

I'm a huge believer of the "play what you hear in your head" philosophy. Listen to what is being played in the background and by the other instruments. If you don't hear anything in your head,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-09-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Junior#1
From a technical standpoint, yes anchoring is...

From a technical standpoint, yes anchoring is bad. But with the finish and everything that is used on a guitar, anchoring usually doesn't have too much of an effect on it.

As for worrying about the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-09-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By Junior#1
I generally prefer the ones that you find at a...

I generally prefer the ones that you find at a guitar or music store. The ones you make by yourself in your garage never seem to hold up too well.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-09-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Junior#1
First, I don't think it's corroding or anything,...

First, I don't think it's corroding or anything, it's just a bit dirty and the polish is coming off. That happens. Second, it is still happening a bit fast and to me it sounds like you're...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-29-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By Junior#1
www.musictheory.net

www.musictheory.net
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By Junior#1
^ Yeah, as long as you are practicing changing...

^ Yeah, as long as you are practicing changing positions at every possible interval, you shouldn't get boxed in. This video kind of demonstrates it. And I like it because it reminds me how much I...
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