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Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-31-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 761
Posted By sam2289
Oh and follow justin's method. Watch every video...

Oh and follow justin's method. Watch every video about barre chords and do his 1 minute change.

http://www.justinguitar.com/en/IM-000-IntermediateMethod.php
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-31-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 761
Posted By sam2289
It took me 6 months to sound every single string...

It took me 6 months to sound every single string (The E and A shape) and i made the mistake of waiting till the sound was perfect to start changing between them, don't do that, start practicing the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-31-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 761
Posted By sam2289
You can do it! I play with a very cheap acoustic...

You can do it! I play with a very cheap acoustic guitar with a 4mm action. If i can do it, you can.
Just Don't give up
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-29-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By sam2289
I'm not a lead player, but the logical answer...

I'm not a lead player, but the logical answer would be to practice the solo itself instead of waisting your time on exercises, as far as i know there's no magical formula to gain speed especially in...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-26-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By sam2289
You shouldn't do that, you should stretch your...

You shouldn't do that, you should stretch your fingers before touching the guitar, and then play some scales or chord progressions till your hand and fingers are worm and loose then you start playing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-26-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By sam2289
Do you stretch or warm up before playing?? Try...

Do you stretch or warm up before playing??

Try this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSrfB7JIzxY
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-18-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 496
Posted By sam2289
I hold my pick exactly like you, i changed it to...

I hold my pick exactly like you, i changed it to the more "formal" grip and i wasted 2 years doing so, now i get back to the way i'm comfortable with and i'm really happy with it, so hold your pick...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-23-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By sam2289
Sorry for the late reply, here's a couple that i...

Sorry for the late reply, here's a couple that i used to tune with:

http://www.tunerr.com
or
http://www.seventhstring.com/tuner/tuner.html
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-23-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By sam2289
Oh, and you need to tune it to E A D G B E from...

Oh, and you need to tune it to E A D G B E from the 6th (the thick string) to the 1st (the thin string)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-23-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 280
Posted By sam2289
Tuning by ear is really difficult for a beginner,...

Tuning by ear is really difficult for a beginner, so you need a tuner, you can download an app to your phone, i use gStrings for android:...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-21-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By sam2289
a video worth a thousand words...

a video worth a thousand words :p

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sh9a6HzM9Y
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-04-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By sam2289
I don't know if i get your question right, but...

I don't know if i get your question right, but the best thing is to keep your hand moving, like in the 1e+a 2e+a i'll keep my hand moving up and down even if i don't strum the strings, this way you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-20-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By sam2289
I like this channel:...

I like this channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/creativeguitarstudio
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-02-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 667
Posted By sam2289
For me i learn the lyrics first, when i can sing...

For me i learn the lyrics first, when i can sing with the song then i sing & play at the same time, it's the only way that worked for me.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-27-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By sam2289
Hi Blashark! just follow this course:...

Hi Blashark!
just follow this course:

http://www.justinguitar.com/en/BC-000-BeginnersCourse.php

You'll find anything that you need.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-03-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By sam2289
@sdjknights Thank you but i'm really affraid to...

@sdjknights

Thank you but i'm really affraid to do so and then, when i try to play something advance i'll hit a roadblock. I really want to play like this (intro of the video) in the future, this is...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-02-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By sam2289
Just follow this free...

Just follow this free course:

http://www.justinguitar.com/en/BC-000-BeginnersCourse.php

It has everything that you need.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-02-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By sam2289
Guess i'll start practicing fingerstyle to avoid...

Guess i'll start practicing fingerstyle to avoid waisting time and keep practicing the way i hold the pick and hopefully this will be fixed.

Thank you so much for your help :)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-02-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By sam2289
I want to practice the right way since i'm...

I want to practice the right way since i'm focusing only on acoustic, i really want to be able to play advanced stuff without finding out later that i practiced badly the whole time.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-02-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By sam2289
I really appreciate your answers, my problem is...

I really appreciate your answers, my problem is that i hold the pick 2 different ways: when i'm picking individual notes like scales or finger exercices, i hold the pick the right way but when i...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-01-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By sam2289
Unhappy I can't strum anymore

Hello guys!
I play acoustic guitar for more than 2 years now, mainly strumming (and a bit of fingerstyle), i was checking my technique and i found out that i was holding the pick wrong, i only hold...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-18-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By sam2289
I play acoustic guitar and this is how i strum, i...

I play acoustic guitar and this is how i strum, i don't know about other styles :shrug:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-17-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By sam2289
I think you're doing it right, you don't have to...

I think you're doing it right, you don't have to strum all the strings only the first 2 or 3 strings.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-03-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By sam2289
Did you check your action?? high action will make...

Did you check your action?? high action will make barre chords like hell (been there) so make sure that your guitar is properly set up then search for other solutions.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-15-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By sam2289
Check this out: http://justinguitar.com And for...

Check this out: http://justinguitar.com

And for more info: http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1090693
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-19-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By sam2289
Your fingers are too perpendicular, you should...

Your fingers are too perpendicular, you should place them diagonaly like this:

http://im36.gulfup.com/y4Ls5.jpg
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-09-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,101
Posted By sam2289
Playing barre chords is more than clamping as...

Playing barre chords is more than clamping as hard as you can and killing your hand, and it takes practice and patience, so don't expect to master barre chords in a month.

To help with the technique...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-26-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By sam2289
Well i play guitar for fun, so i'm not trying to...

Well i play guitar for fun, so i'm not trying to be the next tommy emmanuel or something (i play acoustic) so i didn't practice guitar correctly that time...

For changing chords, check the link that...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-26-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By sam2289
I think that some of you will disagree with me,...

I think that some of you will disagree with me, but learning by playing songs is really limiting... i say that because i've done it and i wasted a year on just playing couple of songs that i love and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-22-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By sam2289
The only thing that helped me was...

The only thing that helped me was this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDHaLMj4Oic

it's time consuming but it's the only thing that worked for me.

And it's not about slowing it down, it's about...
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