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Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-14-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 539
Posted By bigblockelectra
Good whammy vibrato sounds the best to me as you...

Good whammy vibrato sounds the best to me as you usually flatten the note which is kind of what a singer seems to do. Shawn Lane was good with whammy vibrato as is David Gilmour. Knopfler has nice...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-05-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,343
Posted By bigblockelectra
That is true, but classical music has fans...

That is true, but classical music has fans amongst all age groups. I have heard it playing at various family functions/family friend functions, stores, restaurants....but no, it is not super popular...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-05-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 751
Posted By bigblockelectra
I have a modeling amplifier, and it goes pretty...

I have a modeling amplifier, and it goes pretty loud. Vox vt120+....actually, I am not sure why I bought it.

If you get a modeling amp make sure it has a foot switch otherwise you will have to...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-05-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,343
Posted By bigblockelectra
If your live show attendance is predominantly...

If your live show attendance is predominantly made up of male guitar players, you most likely do not write music that most people would enjoy. Much of the virtuoso stuff is unlistenable to most...
Forum: The Pit 07-31-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21,015
Views: 295,234
Posted By bigblockelectra
I have a Lincoln that I like to keep clean, but...

I have a Lincoln that I like to keep clean, but at 19 feet 4 inches and white wall tires that require a separate treatment, it takes about 2 hours to do properly.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-29-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 296
Posted By bigblockelectra
I have found that single finger bends can help...

I have found that single finger bends can help with control and strength. In terms of more independent movement, you just need to practice with it more. Cartilage and ligaments are all connected so...
Forum: The Pit 06-25-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,878
Posted By bigblockelectra
Pretty interesting documentary on...

Pretty interesting documentary on NOKO

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24R8JObNNQ4
Forum: Musician Talk 06-11-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By bigblockelectra
? If instead you mowed their lawns, you could...

?

If instead you mowed their lawns, you could probably buy one instead...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-09-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By bigblockelectra
"Beggars can't be choosers" means OP is...

"Beggars can't be choosers" means OP is most likely not going to purchase a top of the line synth/workstation model as listed.

Do you need 88 keys?
Are you getting it just for a piano sound?

If you...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 05-08-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By bigblockelectra
In general, I listen to music for entertainment,...

In general, I listen to music for entertainment, I hear political stuff on TV, radio, internet, everywhere. Not really interested in music as a medium for pushing a political message.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-10-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 869
Posted By bigblockelectra
What makes you think that being competent on an...

What makes you think that being competent on an instrument equals the ability to write good or popular songs? There are about 7 billion people in the world. A musician can do almost anything and...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-09-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 869
Posted By bigblockelectra
It used to be that effects and things like that...

It used to be that effects and things like that were cool and mainstream....don't hear as much of that stuff as back in the day...people have poo poo'd effect pedals, call everything over processed...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-02-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By bigblockelectra
I'm still thinking that something is...

I'm still thinking that something is wrong....compared to the sustain on my Stratocaster, it is very different.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-01-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By bigblockelectra
I moved the saddle all over the place and it...

I moved the saddle all over the place and it doesn't seem to do much. I am looking at the frets now....Another thing I forgot to mention: If I turn on a lot of gain and play on one string, the rest...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-01-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By bigblockelectra
Huge difference in sustain on G string

I have a cheaper Ibanez rg321mh.

I restrung it not long ago and set the action and intonation.

It is not a guitar I really play very much anymore so I really can't recall what the sustain was...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-29-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7,624
Views: 281,072
Posted By bigblockelectra
You have a Kemper?

You have a Kemper?
Forum: The Pit 03-26-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,926
Posted By bigblockelectra
:confused: Basically his opening statement was...

:confused:

Basically his opening statement was that he's glad to be at Oxford to "talk to some smart kids" because it is intellectually challenging to get his ideas across to the general...
Forum: Original Recordings 02-24-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By bigblockelectra
sounds cool man. the only thing I don't like is...

sounds cool man. the only thing I don't like is the sound of the snare drum but that is an easy fix
Forum: Musician Talk 02-24-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 690
Posted By bigblockelectra
From the writer himself from 0 to...

From the writer himself from 0 to 0:45

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLcL4MkpJQ4
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-17-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,006
Posted By bigblockelectra
If you have the money and are comfortable...

If you have the money and are comfortable spending it on something you may not stick with, then go ahead. Getting a decent instrument to begin with is a good idea.

As mentioned, if you are going to...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-11-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,399
Posted By bigblockelectra
Of course not, but I think you would agree that...

Of course not, but I think you would agree that Rebecca Black "Friday" getting millions of views in its viral status along with the death threats and negative feedback etc. is different from a band...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-11-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,399
Posted By bigblockelectra
If you were 50 and wanting to be a pop star you...

If you were 50 and wanting to be a pop star you might have a little trouble, but I never took into consideration how old someone was when I was younger, did you?

A lot of popular bands didn't even...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-10-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,399
Posted By bigblockelectra
Find people who are making mods for popular games...

Find people who are making mods for popular games and offer to create music for free.

I would doubt that you need a degree in video game music to make video game music.
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-07-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7,624
Views: 281,072
Posted By bigblockelectra
I have always read that the trem springs should...

I have always read that the trem springs should be straight and parallel with each other....The Fender manual that came with my American std shows a picture with the "triangle" layout. Why do they...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-05-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By bigblockelectra
A non-amplified signal going into your computer...

A non-amplified signal going into your computer will not blow the sound card or damage it in any way, sounds bad though.



You don't need another internal sound card. The USB audio device acts as a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-04-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By bigblockelectra
Get a cheap USB audio device, and then look at...

Get a cheap USB audio device, and then look at software like amplitube, revalver, or guitar rig programs. The software will be the most expensive thing, but I believe you can get free sims on most...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-04-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7,624
Views: 281,072
Posted By bigblockelectra
Have any of you tried one of those Strat piezo...

Have any of you tried one of those Strat piezo bridges?
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-30-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By bigblockelectra
If you have a humbucker guitar a single coil...

If you have a humbucker guitar a single coil guitar would be my choice.
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 01-29-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By bigblockelectra
i like the second song the best. you should turn...

i like the second song the best. you should turn the bass guitar up in the mix.
Forum: Bandleading 01-21-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 727
Posted By bigblockelectra
You could have the 3rd guy send MIDI signals to a...

You could have the 3rd guy send MIDI signals to a keyboard and just add little noodling here and there. You could also get somewhat of a "layered" studio sound when playing live.
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