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Forum: Guitar Techniques Today, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Going by Jerry's description (can't watch the...

Going by Jerry's description (can't watch the video right now) I've heard that called autoflanging so that's a place to look for more information if you need/want it.
Forum: Guitar Techniques Today, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported* This is pure advertising, if you want...

*reported*

This is pure advertising, if you want to advertise your lessons then there are official channels to do that through.
Forum: Guitar Techniques Today, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 46
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported* for advertising.

*reported* for advertising.
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported*

*reported*
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
That's not helpful. At all. TS: what might...

That's not helpful. At all.

TS: what might help is a kind of hybrid approach to chords, where you learn some common shapes and learn how to alter those to become more complex or unusual...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-18-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 509
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I think what the problem is, at the heart of it,...

I think what the problem is, at the heart of it, and what all these solutions are driving at is this:

You're not thinking about what you're doing enough. You're running through licks and patterns...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-15-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 361
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
The really important question is why are you...

The really important question is why are you unhappy with your acoustic playing?
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-15-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 641
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
The really weird thing is... that's the persona. ...

The really weird thing is... that's the persona. I've actually met him and Lee Anderton and spent a bit of time hanging out with them and they're actually both really nice guys. Both of them funny...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-15-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 641
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
He may or may not be right about anything... but...

He may or may not be right about anything... but I can't watch him because he thinks that anyone who disagrees with him is instantly stupid and not even worth talking to or about.

Whether he's right...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-15-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
He's not really playing staccato by technique,...

He's not really playing staccato by technique, that's just the way that kind of guitar sounds; it's almost certainly some kind of hollowbody given the kind of music it is.

As for what he is doing......
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-15-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,333
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It's all the same though really, isn't it? Using...

It's all the same though really, isn't it? Using your face to express some part of the music, whether it's rhythm or melody or whatever, I'm pretty sure that it's all more or less the same kind of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-14-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I'd call it "Open Absus2", that Bb is...

I'd call it "Open Absus2", that Bb is the 2nd of Ab. If it was a B you'd have an open Ab minor.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-14-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I actually advise against purposefully...

I actually advise against purposefully controlling where your fingers are in height by conscious effort. I think that way there's nothing but excess tension as you fight between pulling fingers away...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-14-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I think the no wear that Bikewer is getting has...

I think the no wear that Bikewer is getting has more to do with the flatwound strings than anything else, I'm led to believe they sound quite different to other strings though so I don't know if...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-11-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
There are a few companies that make fake nails...

There are a few companies that make fake nails specifically for guitarists; John Butler swears by them because he says the 12 string he plays just eats his natural nails.

Here's one example:...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-11-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Just so we're 100% clear, you're not going to get...

Just so we're 100% clear, you're not going to get the whammy bar sound without a whammy bar. It's just not going to happen. Nothing sounds like it with the same range of pitch at all. Neck...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-10-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It's not at all inconceivable that this could be...

It's not at all inconceivable that this could be played with downpicking relatively easily; it's slower than most hardcore downpicking songs. It's just really unlikely given that we know who it's by...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-10-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
You're looking in the wrong place for the answers...

You're looking in the wrong place for the answers (not to mention that the key doesn't matter, there is only one minor pentatonic blues scale). You can create a heavy enough song for what you want...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-10-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported* both for wrong forum and for heinous...

*reported* both for wrong forum and for heinous thread necromancy.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-10-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Not a terrible idea... but certainly not...

Not a terrible idea... but certainly not something that belongs in this forum; it's really not related to technique.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-09-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 241
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Might want to be more specific: CoF have been...

Might want to be more specific: CoF have been going a hell of a long time and have had about 3-4 guitarists, which era are you thinking of?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-09-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Well for a start your link is broken; you...

Well for a start your link is broken; you obviously got the parts the wrong way around while you were entering it.

Secondly: I'm reporting this thread. I haven't watched the video yet so I don't...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-08-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Yeah, definitely needs pictures, definitely...

Yeah, definitely needs pictures, definitely plural. Identifying any mystery guitar from one picture is nigh-on impossible.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-08-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
You'll probably find that the angle in the bluesy...

You'll probably find that the angle in the bluesy pentatonic material is more to do with always being ready to do a bend or have some vibrato going; take a look at the general position of the whole...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-08-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Given that it's a Dream Theater riff I would bet...

Given that it's a Dream Theater riff I would bet a substantial amount of money that the original is all alternate picked, and I really so no reason not to do the same. There's not going to be any...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-08-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It really depends what kind of thing you're...

It really depends what kind of thing you're looking for in your sweeping, if you just want the same old triads then sticking to the predictable technical and prog metal type songs will do just fine;...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-05-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
All these posts are why I asked for more...

All these posts are why I asked for more information: there are so many different ways of taking the phrase "scale sequences" :haha

There are answers here that range from general solo construction...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-04-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 14,693
Views: 328,257
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Is it just me or has the fanned fret one...

Is it just me or has the fanned fret one disappeared already? :confused:

Seems very strange to me that Agile doesn't do an acoustic 7; I'm sure many people would be interested in buying one if they...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-04-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It's perfectly possible to tune to standard with...

It's perfectly possible to tune to standard with heavy gauge strings, you just need to do the relevant adjustments to the guitar to make sure it works. Action, truss rod, intonation will all need to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-04-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14,693
Views: 328,257
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Do they even do 7 string acoustics? I don't...

Do they even do 7 string acoustics? I don't think I saw any in a quick look I had the other day, seems like that's a hole in the market they should be filling as well...
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