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Forum: The Pit Yesterday, 06:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 946
Posted By mjones1992
Currently putting together a start-up for shits...

Currently putting together a start-up for shits and giggles. We're all working hard.

In my last band it was the drummer. His definition of 'practice' was at band practice. He didn't understand the...
Forum: The Pit Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 553
Posted By mjones1992
I feel like I'm at a hipster party on a college...

I feel like I'm at a hipster party on a college campus drinking Pabst Blue Ribbon listening to a guy with a bad looking beard wearing Real-D glasses talking about his record collection when I listen...
Forum: The Pit Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 553
Posted By mjones1992
I have seen the film. Pretty cool watch :) Don't...

I have seen the film. Pretty cool watch :)

Don't worry so much, ok?

Just keep practicing and keep learning more about (and making) music.

Yes, through a combination of bad management and ill...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-20-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By mjones1992
With any exercise in any book you move on when...

With any exercise in any book you move on when you can play it with complete effortlessness.

Effortlessness meaning you no longer have to think about what you're doing. Your fingers just do it...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-19-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By mjones1992
Used to have an LTD F-50. As far as lower-mid...

Used to have an LTD F-50. As far as lower-mid range guitars go, they're pretty wonderful and play like butter (or at least mine did).

Totally go for it if you're liking it. I don't personally like...
Forum: Recordings 10-18-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By mjones1992
Sounds like a Strymon Blue Sky. I believe it's...

Sounds like a Strymon Blue Sky. I believe it's set to do a modulated reverb with a delay. Check it out:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6MPI1GZ_5Q

Here's a modulated reverb that would get you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-17-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 454
Posted By mjones1992
Try to figure out what's causing the pain and...

Try to figure out what's causing the pain and relax that muscle.

If it's feeling like general muscle fatigue, that's ok and to be expected if you haven't been practicing as much. If it feels like...
Forum: The Pit 10-17-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 844
Posted By mjones1992
:peace:

:peace:
Forum: The Pit 10-17-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 844
Posted By mjones1992
I don't know man. The way I see it, you paid for...

I don't know man. The way I see it, you paid for a subscription to the website content, not the app content. Seems fair to me.

'Bundling' aside, imagine you got yourself some car insurance. Your...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-16-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By mjones1992
To start off, you'll want to go up and down the...

To start off, you'll want to go up and down the scale, so I guess generally you'd start on the low E string and go up the high e string then start on the high e string and go down to the low E...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-16-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By mjones1992
Ah ok. I see what you're saying. I'll go try it...

Ah ok. I see what you're saying. I'll go try it out and report back lol. Hopefully I won't screw this up royally (no pun intended)

EDIT: Done. Sanding the screw was a pain in the ass but the little...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-16-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By mjones1992
Hmmm. I think I have a screw that might actually...

Hmmm. I think I have a screw that might actually fit without sanding. Thanks for the advice :) Time to bust out the cordless.

I guess I'll just have to deal with the cosmetic issue of having a hole...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-16-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By mjones1992
I don't think 15 minutes of each every day for a...

I don't think 15 minutes of each every day for a week would be the best plan, honestly. You may see some slight improvement, but it would be much more effective to pick just one of those areas and...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-16-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By mjones1992
My strap button snapped off. The actual screw broke in half. Advice?

Hope this is the right place to post this.

So I have a Fender MiM. I use these strap locks (http://www.guitarcenter.com/Dunlop-Dual-Design-Straplok-System-100319383-i1130339.gc).

I was practicing...
Forum: The Pit 10-15-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By mjones1992
Why do the dinosaurs have shoes? O.o

Why do the dinosaurs have shoes? O.o
Forum: Musician Talk 10-15-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,856
Posted By mjones1992
Then you get to be praised as a genius of your...

Then you get to be praised as a genius of your time and possibly one of the greatest musicians to have ever lived. The younger the better :)
Forum: The Pit 10-15-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,918
Posted By mjones1992
I dunno. If it's an interesting concept, I play...

I dunno. If it's an interesting concept, I play along.

I had a friend that believed in that Nibiru shit. It was a lot of fun listening to him tell the whole story and present all of the facts he...
Forum: The Pit 10-15-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 321
Posted By mjones1992
I downloaded 'We Like It Here' just for that...

I downloaded 'We Like It Here' just for that track, but I'm liking all of them so far. Amazing band, seriously.

I've been kinda grinding away lately with the practice and it's easy to lose sight of...
Forum: The Pit 10-15-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 321
Posted By mjones1992
*Skips to 5.00 to see solo *Rewinds song and...

*Skips to 5.00 to see solo
*Rewinds song and watches from beginning
*Watches video a third time
*Watches solo for fourth time

Ho...ly....shit....

I need to practice more...

Thanks for introducing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-14-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By mjones1992
For the most part, yeah. Repetition is going to...

For the most part, yeah.

Repetition is going to be the main load of what you'll be doing if you want to be good at your instrument. I recommend picking up or finding a copy of 'Effortless Mastery'...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-13-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,856
Posted By mjones1992
Average cost of living in the US is ~$20,000/year...

Average cost of living in the US is ~$20,000/year per person according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

That of course includes things like eating out, mortgage and car payments, etc.

Also,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-13-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By mjones1992
Well, I think the issue might be a mental block...

Well, I think the issue might be a mental block you've put on yourself. You hear and remember how well you used to play and you're trying to get back to that. When it doesn't happen, you get...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 10-12-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By mjones1992
Probably x30232 in standard tuning. Pretty...

Probably x30232 in standard tuning. Pretty awkward though.

Maybe 8x777x would be smarter but then the D major part of that isn't in it's first inversion. Has a little different flavor, but that...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-12-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,341
Posted By mjones1992
Makes sense :) So I guess the whole thing is a...

Makes sense :)

So I guess the whole thing is a battle of semantics lol. Lovely. Add that to the pretentious attitudes that often swim around the music world and the dated terminology, and I guess we...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-12-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,341
Posted By mjones1992
Wow. Reading through this thread I'm a little...

Wow. Reading through this thread I'm a little confused (I thought I had a handle on all this..) Can someone hopefully clarify or give me/recommend literature to help me understand this better?

So I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-12-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By mjones1992
I'm not into this squealing business much myself,...

I'm not into this squealing business much myself, but from what I gather, the thumb isn't involved at all.

From what I can see: What he's doing is flicking the string he wants (you can do this with...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-12-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,856
Posted By mjones1992
I watched an interesting seminar that John Mayer...

I watched an interesting seminar that John Mayer did a few years back at Berklee College of Music (I think you can still find it online).

His main point was: The public is never wrong. You can't...
Forum: Tabs & Chords 10-11-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By mjones1992
Sorta reminds me of The Who for some reason...?...

Sorta reminds me of The Who for some reason...? Pretty cool though. Not sure I love the piano, but it might just be cause it's a midi file ;)
Forum: The Pit 10-11-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 885
Posted By mjones1992
Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam is rather easy and...

Yellow Ledbetter by Pearl Jam is rather easy and has a great 'dad-rock' (for lack of a better term) feel.

Seeing as how he likes Pearl Jam and the lyrics to the song are unintelligible anyway, this...
Forum: The Pit 10-11-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 809
Posted By mjones1992
When the conversation gets stale (ran out of...

When the conversation gets stale (ran out of things to talk about), just say: "Ok, I'm going to let you go now. It was really good catching up. Keep in touch!"

Get his email or some shit to make it...
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