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Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-27-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By steven seagull
In fairness everyone else gave pretty good...

In fairness everyone else gave pretty good advice, but it was all mainly "go see a doctor!"
Forum: Musician Talk 02-27-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By steven seagull
Moved to MT

Moved to MT
Forum: Musician Talk 02-26-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 854
Posted By steven seagull
You need to put your guitar down, believe it or...

You need to put your guitar down, believe it or not.

The thing is, your guitar doesn't play music - you do. That means it doesn't really matter how many scales, patterns or licks you know if there's...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-25-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By steven seagull
There's little pont asking here, I doubt many of...

There's little pont asking here, I doubt many of the members have any medical qualifications and hearsay or anecdotal advice could potentially be helpful or equally damaging.

If you're worried about...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-25-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By steven seagull
The whole point of having different guitars is...

The whole point of having different guitars is that they sound different - you've just described the exact qualities that both those types of guitar are known for, they're pretty much polar opposites...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-24-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By steven seagull
Just remember how music works, you shouldn't be...

Just remember how music works, you shouldn't be looking at the guitar and thinking "right, make me some music". It should always be you with an idea in your head first, then you go to the guitar and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-17-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By steven seagull
The main point of rack gear is that it's all the...

The main point of rack gear is that it's all the same size so different components can be mounted together in the same case, making it easy to box up and transport and also quick to set up and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-15-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 376
Posted By steven seagull
The problem is you're kind of putting the cart...

The problem is you're kind of putting the cart before the horse. Pickups aren't exackty cheap and you need to be absolutely certain of the problem you're looking to solve with them. However you're...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-14-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 376
Posted By steven seagull
Really the first thing you need to do is get used...

Really the first thing you need to do is get used to working with the pickups you've got - you can't make an informed decision on whether or not to upgrade and if so with what until you know what the...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By steven seagull
Moved to MT

Moved to MT
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-08-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By steven seagull
In fairness he is posted this thread after...

In fairness he is posted this thread after already being warned for an earlier one so it was a second yellow, not a straight red :) if you're wondering what he originally posted its copied pretty...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-08-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By steven seagull
In the time it's taken to resurrect this thread...

In the time it's taken to resurrect this thread Take That have managed to reform, split up and reform again.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-07-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By steven seagull
Yeah barring at the first fret is a right pain....

Yeah barring at the first fret is a right pain. Best thing to do is practice your barres further up the neck as the fretting's easier there. As you get better at the technique you can gradually move...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-07-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By steven seagull
then you won't be needing access to the forums...

then you won't be needing access to the forums will you? :)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-07-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By steven seagull
rant thread

rant thread
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-07-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By steven seagull
oh ffs not this crap again

oh ffs not this crap again
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-05-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By steven seagull
I've highlighted the bit in bold because that may...

I've highlighted the bit in bold because that may be why you're struggling. Guitar isn't a visual thing, it's aural - good players don't learn by looking at people's hands, they learn by listening....
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-03-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By steven seagull
If you want it to be clean then you don't want to...

If you want it to be clean then you don't want to be in distortion mode.

Also try positions 2 and 4 on the pickup selector as they arguably sound best for clean tones.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-02-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By steven seagull
Agreed :p: Also agreed, i deliberately...

Agreed :p:



Also agreed, i deliberately phrased it as "126 places to play a note" because a lot of those notes will be the same - the guitar fretboard covers around four octaves (exactly 4 on a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-02-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By steven seagull
Please post artist-related material and videos in...

Please post artist-related material and videos in the Artists section of the forum
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-01-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By steven seagull
Please don't use the forums for market research

Please don't use the forums for market research
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-01-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By steven seagull
Hi, please post videos in the recordings section

Hi, please post videos in the recordings section
Forum: Musician Talk 01-30-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By steven seagull
moved to MT

moved to MT
Forum: Musician Talk 01-30-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By steven seagull
There's no such thing as "unique...

There's no such thing as "unique chords" - they've already all been discovered and we already have a convention for naming any chord. We don't need a thread for them as we already have a "Name that...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-28-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By steven seagull
If you don't use all 6 strings what's the point...

If you don't use all 6 strings what's the point in having them?

A guitar has 6 strings and a minimum 21 frets - that's 126 place to play a note.
There's only 12 discrete notes in the whole of the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 918
Posted By steven seagull
This. There's a lot of very basic stuff you need...

This.

There's a lot of very basic stuff you need to get a grasp of before you start worrying about the finer details. Simply holding the guitar is going to feel awkward as hell at first, and the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By steven seagull
That's pretty much it - the F chord fiddly...

That's pretty much it - the F chord fiddly because you're fretting so close to the nut, meaning you need more pressure than you'd need further up the neck - it just boils down to physics at the end...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-15-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By steven seagull
Every Breath You Take is an incredibly tricky...

Every Breath You Take is an incredibly tricky rhythm part, I wouldn't beat yourself up over not being able to play it early on.

Guitar parts don't have to be particularly fast to be difficult, for...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-12-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By steven seagull
I say this a lot, but it's not really what you...

I say this a lot, but it's not really what you play, it's how.

Don't forget that rock pretty much evolved from the blues - Hendrix and early Clapton literally was blues, just cranked up a notch....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-11-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 563
Posted By steven seagull
One of the best ways to gauge if you'll be able...

One of the best ways to gauge if you'll be able to tackle a song is simply to listen to it. If you can hear what's going on and pick out the guitar parts then you shouldn't have too much difficulty...
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