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Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By Sickz
Silly me, i got caught on the fact that he said...

Silly me, i got caught on the fact that he said in E minor and didn't bother to think about it as another pentatonic scale. Good thing to have someone slap you on the hand every now and then.
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By Sickz
Alright. So pentatonic scales are a...

Alright. So pentatonic scales are a "stripped down" version of the full scale, leaving out the second and sixth degree if we are talking minor pentatonic, and leaving out the fourth and seventh if we...
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By Sickz
It wouldn't be called anything specific, that is...

It wouldn't be called anything specific, that is just the natural minor scale in Em without playing the third and sixth degree.

A dominant pentatonic scale is a scale that consists of the following...
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By Sickz
Major and minor scales are related to eachother,...

Major and minor scales are related to eachother, but what scale you are playing is determined of the key you are playing in, and what chords you are playing over.

The C major scale contains the...
Forum: Blues, Jazz & Other Guitar Styles 02-22-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By Sickz
Only player i can think of who plays fusion music...

Only player i can think of who plays fusion music and plays somewhat slower is a couple of Jeff Beck records. Otherwise all players are around the same level as Guthrie and Allan in regards to speed.
Forum: Musician Talk 02-21-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 456
Posted By Sickz
I'm going to censor myself so i don't start a war...

I'm going to censor myself so i don't start a war with this topic but i firmly believe this is bogus. That being said i am a jazz player myself, and have studied modes in music school. But modes is...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-21-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 456
Posted By Sickz
I think your post was addressed to MM, not me,...

I think your post was addressed to MM, not me, since i didn't mention rhythm in my post.

My point was more about notes being an overrated aspect of music that is focused on too much. Not overrated...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-21-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Sickz
Something i have always told my students...

Something i have always told my students regarding forming their own style/emulating others is:

We all make choices, but in the end, our choices make us.

Many students are worried about how they...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-21-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Sickz
It's not the piano. It is a synth pad that is...

It's not the piano. It is a synth pad that is playing the same thing as the piano.
Forum: Musician Talk 02-21-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 456
Posted By Sickz
Chromatic, if you can use the chromatic, you...

Chromatic, if you can use the chromatic, you won't need anything else.

On a serious note, i agree with MaggaraMarine. Guitar players (and bass players for that matter) are too infatuated with...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-19-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Sickz
As said, where he picks and how the pick attack +...

As said, where he picks and how the pick attack + angle is a part of it. Another part is the type of guitar, pickups and amp. He doesn't use hybrid in this video, but he is a guy of many tricks and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-19-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Sickz
Country guitar contains a few things that make up...

Country guitar contains a few things that make up its special sound. Picking close to the bridge pickup is one, which allows for the twangy sound. Using hybrid picking (pick + fingers, for chords and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-18-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Sickz
That made me chuckle more than i'd like to admit....

That made me chuckle more than i'd like to admit. Perhaps i should print that out for the next jam session i attend. :)
Forum: Musician Talk 02-18-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 791
Posted By Sickz
Nice try, i'm not going to fall for trolling on...

Nice try, i'm not going to fall for trolling on the internet. I have been around long enough.

On the off-chance that you are genuine though, i do this weird thing called "talking to people". The...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-18-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 791
Posted By Sickz
Well, this escalated quickly. :lurk: That...

Well, this escalated quickly. :lurk:



That quote really hit home for me. I have been payed to play a lot of gigs/do sessions with other players with that attitude, somehow they never got a call...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-18-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Sickz
Well, counter intuitively speed comes when you...

Well, counter intuitively speed comes when you slow down and focus on other aspects of your playing. Speed is not something you really practice, it is a by product of other things you practice...
Forum: Blues, Jazz & Other Guitar Styles 02-16-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By Sickz
Problem is that fusion music (which is what...

Problem is that fusion music (which is what Guthrie mainly plays) is generally extremely demanding, not only from Guthrie but from the other players in the genre aswell. I can give you...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-13-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Sickz
That is up to you to decide. I will say i think...

That is up to you to decide. I will say i think you have a voice that with training could be very good (you don't have an annoying voice, like a squeaky voice or a very nasal voice). Also depends on...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 02-13-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Sickz
If you want to sing, you should. You have a few...

If you want to sing, you should. You have a few things to practice though if you intend to sing for people. Because right now you don't sound that good. (Not meant to be rude, just giving you honest...
Forum: Bandleading 02-11-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Sickz
Stage persona and clothing can be important...

Stage persona and clothing can be important depending on how you want to be perceived as a group. But i think it's one of those "all or nothing" choices, either everyone goes full out with it, or no...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 379
Posted By Sickz
As others already mentioned, there are really no...

As others already mentioned, there are really no "correct sheet music" for this kind of stuff. Many melodies for jazz tunes you'll find sheet music for is just an approximation, because they wrote...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 379
Posted By Sickz
Jazz player here. The only book i swear by is...

Jazz player here.

The only book i swear by is Mark Levine's "Jazz Theory Book". By far the book that helped me get into jazz playing aswell as advancing with it. It's not one of those books you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-08-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 950
Posted By Sickz
Yeah, i think the ban is better for all parts...

Yeah, i think the ban is better for all parts here. He clearly was frustrated and needed to vent his emotions, and the forums is not a place for that, it is a place to help you get better. If all you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-08-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Sickz
Problem is that your description is very vague,...

Problem is that your description is very vague, we would probably need a video of you playing over a backing track in order to give some helpful feedback.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-07-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Sickz
Agreed. Besides, even if you were right, why does...

Agreed. Besides, even if you were right, why does it matter?

Classical guitar is totally different from electric guitar, just like rock guitar is totally different from jazz guitar. Also, the reason...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-07-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By Sickz
In my opinion both is needed. Clean settings are...

In my opinion both is needed. Clean settings are better at giving you an accurate representation of how good your articulation is, especially with something like sweeping where some guys sound OK...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-06-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By Sickz
Firstly, before i give you any advice i'd like to...

Firstly, before i give you any advice i'd like to ask how long have you been playing? (since you titled this Beginner shred). Because one thing that will help you develop greatly is understanding...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-03-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,539
Posted By Sickz
Similar to Magg, but also, singing everything you...

Similar to Magg, but also, singing everything you play. If you practice scales, sing every note you play. If you practice arpeggios, sing them as you play them. If you are practicing a song, sing the...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-28-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,786
Posted By Sickz
Chill dude, it was just some friendly banter from...

Chill dude, it was just some friendly banter from Jet's side. I don't see any reason to take offense from that statement.

No music is better or worse, regardless of its complexity. It's all...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-28-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By Sickz
When i started out i was learning from tabs, but...

When i started out i was learning from tabs, but i always felt so limited because many tabs had errors in them and many styles of music don't have a large amount of tabs available. So around the...
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