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Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-09-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By deepfat
This. I have centered my practice for years...

This. I have centered my practice for years around songs. Solos and chord progressions have all the exercises and technique practice you'll ever need. Also, you're learning intuitively, meaning...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-08-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By deepfat
I have always felt that you learn more by...

I have always felt that you learn more by learning songs than anything. It's PRACTICAL and it's real. Doing 1-2-3-4 exercises with a metronome is fine for warm-up but learning a solo note for note...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-08-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By deepfat
Well, we all don't have ears like EVH and need a...

Well, we all don't have ears like EVH and need a little help. Tab has allowed the guitar to be more accessible and more guitar players can't be a bad thing, right? While I agree that all of our...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-08-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By deepfat
There is a school of thought that a...

There is a school of thought that a beginning/intermediate player should try difficult songs especially if they aren't one to get discouraged easily and are patient. I remember going right into the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-07-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 774
Posted By deepfat
Tell that to the great blues players.

Tell that to the great blues players.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-07-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By deepfat
Here's what I'll say...be up front about what...

Here's what I'll say...be up front about what your goals are. If you want instruction on technique only, tell the instructor. The first teacher I went to after 10 years of playing refused to teach...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-06-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,004
Posted By deepfat
How did the old guard of guitarists learn?

Today we have YouTube, multiple internet sources, books and DVD's out the you-know-what to learn the instrument.

My question is how did the old guard of great guitarists such as Clapton, EVH, Buddy...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-03-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By deepfat
Comparable Trade for a Gibson Les Paul Studio Deluxe

Looking for a super strat type of guitar with a floyd rose. My styles have changed and I'm looking for something in the ballpark of a JS series, Jackson Soloist, Used JEM maybe.

What in your...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-09-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By deepfat
For those looking for that PAF crunch, might I suggest this...

Installing a designed neck pickup in the bridge.

Recently I installed a DiMarzio Air Classic neck into the bridge of my Agile AL series guitar. Obviously, this is not a hot pickup but this is...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-07-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By deepfat
I'm looking at more of a vintage sound, old...

I'm looking at more of a vintage sound, old school obviously knowing I don't have a vintage guitar.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 01-07-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By deepfat
DiMarzio neck pickup

So, I have an Agile AL series guitar and I'm replacing the pickups. I am installing the DiMarzio PAF 36th Anniversary in the bridge but am stuck on what to get for the neck position. I like...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-28-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By deepfat
Thanks man, thinking the same thing. Glad I...

Thanks man, thinking the same thing. Glad I asked :cheers:
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-28-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By deepfat
Thank you for the response. They're asking 479...

Thank you for the response. They're asking 479 for it.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-28-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By deepfat
Here are some pics. Looks like a bolt on. Kind...

Here are some pics. Looks like a bolt on. Kind of wondering if its an aftermarket paint job as well.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-28-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By deepfat
Ibanez LP copies. Know anything about them?

A local resale shop is selling what they claim to be one from the lawsuit era. Who knows.

Any insight would be appreciated. Thanks.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-23-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,415
Posted By deepfat
Well, I bought the Gibsons first and was...

Well, I bought the Gibsons first and was impressed with the quality of the Epi SGs.

As far as the LP argument goes, it's still a Gibson vs. Epi comparison. Some people wouldn't be caught dead...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-23-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,415
Posted By deepfat
Obviously most of you have no clue about mass...

Obviously most of you have no clue about mass production and manufacturing in general. We all know a quality hand made guitar is going to be of better quality than a production guitar off the line in...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-21-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By deepfat
Awesome. Thank you for the heads up. I have one...

Awesome. Thank you for the heads up. I have one of the Greg Bennett acoustics lying around somewhere and I always thought it sound pretty good for the price.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-21-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By deepfat
Samick Twango Saraceno?

I'm wanting to liquidate some gear that I don't use anymore and put up a trade on CL for my G-400 and a Roland Cube 15XL that are collecting dust.

I wanted to trade for a decent acoustic and a guy...
Forum: The Pit 10-30-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,106
Posted By deepfat
Before I bought the place, I worked in a rock...

Before I bought the place, I worked in a rock club in Chicago where I'm from. Those places are way more ruthless. I once saw a band come in and the place was empty. They didn't do their leg work...
Forum: The Pit 10-30-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,106
Posted By deepfat
Great points here. Country covers do well here,...

Great points here. Country covers do well here, too.
Forum: The Pit 10-30-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,106
Posted By deepfat
There's more to it than that. It's taken a long...

There's more to it than that. It's taken a long time to deteriorate the live scene. DUI laws, MADD, better television, high unemployment, etc have contributed. People would rather play it safe...
Forum: The Pit 10-30-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,106
Posted By deepfat
Well, I put most of my profits back into the bar....

Well, I put most of my profits back into the bar. I pretty much just take out what I need to eat and pay the mortgage.
Forum: The Pit 10-30-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,106
Posted By deepfat
I want to add another point... 7. Girls = $$$ -...

I want to add another point...

7. Girls = $$$
- If the girls are drinking and dancing, then the guys are sticking around and drinking. Bands with variety, say that can play Van Halen one song then...
Forum: The Pit 10-30-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,106
Posted By deepfat
You really need to be in a large city where the...

You really need to be in a large city where the metal scene is vibrant.
Forum: The Pit 10-30-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,106
Posted By deepfat
Keep in mind that my place isn't in a big city or...

Keep in mind that my place isn't in a big city or anything where original bands stand more of a chance. Location is very important for originals.

I'd love to be the joint that the next Nirvana...
Forum: The Pit 10-30-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,106
Posted By deepfat
There's a lot of stipulations in your question. ...

There's a lot of stipulations in your question. Let me break it down:


how much do you pay for a usual metal band?
A. Genre makes no difference, generally. Here's how I rate the bands that come...
Forum: The Pit 10-30-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,106
Posted By deepfat
I am inclined to agree. That said, you have to...

I am inclined to agree. That said, you have to play it well. Too many bands play metal songs poorly.
Forum: The Pit 10-30-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,106
Posted By deepfat
Perspective from a Bar Owner AND gigging musician (kind of long)

I own a small bar in the South where I live. I wanted to lay down some advice and offer a little perspective from a guy who owns a bar (that hires live music) and is in his own gigging band. I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-04-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By deepfat
Also, are we talking about something like iRig?

Also, are we talking about something like iRig?
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