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Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-15-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By squidlips
I'm having the same problem. I'm missing notes...

I'm having the same problem. I'm missing notes and my timing and dynamics are off. Everything just sounds "off".

Does anyone else here notice they play better when they're playing with a drummer? Or...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-14-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 75
Posted By squidlips
Intermittent tempo and missed not issue

Hey UGers, hope everyone is doing well.

I've come to the forum to hopefully find some advice as to how to improve my playing. I never noticed I had a problem with tempo until I started playing with...
Forum: Original Recordings 11-19-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By squidlips
The start of this reminds me of a mixture between...

The start of this reminds me of a mixture between Death Cab For Cutie and the music in the game Destiny. Great stuff so far.

I was really hoping there'd be a heavy part after all that buildup but it...
Forum: Cover Songs 11-16-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By squidlips
Some of the chords don't sound that nice over the...

Some of the chords don't sound that nice over the vocal melody. Very slight pitch issues. Some timing issues. Overall I really like the recording but, keep up the good work. You've got a great voice...
Forum: Cover Songs 11-15-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By squidlips
The guitar is a bit bass heavy, especially in the...

The guitar is a bit bass heavy, especially in the choruses. You're vocals are really nice, I would have thought about redoing the choruses, they were a bit weaker than the verses.

Overall it's great...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-11-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By squidlips
LINK!...

LINK! (https://soundcloud.com/alexanderdunnett/ill-follow-you-into-the-dark)
Forum: Singing & Vocals 06-11-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By squidlips
Need some vocal tips!

Thanks for taking the time to read my thread!

I attached a vocal recording I just did of Death Cab For Cuties - I'll Follow You Into The Dark, and I've identified four major problems with my vocals...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-13-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 880
Posted By squidlips
Ever been to a decent show with decent lighting...

Ever been to a decent show with decent lighting and decent sound equipment? It totally blows my mind almost everytime I see a good show, that's the sort of thing I want to give people, not just some...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-08-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 880
Posted By squidlips
I'd like to be able to try out different genres....

I'd like to be able to try out different genres. Alternative rock is really my thing at the moment but (Radiohead, Brand New, Death Cab For Cutie, Cursive, Modest Mouse) and the AC30 seems to fit the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-08-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 880
Posted By squidlips
The problem is I haven't actually used any of the...

The problem is I haven't actually used any of the real pedals or the Axe-Fx in an environment where I can tell which sounds better in the mix! I'm hoping to hear from people who have actually used or...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-07-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 880
Posted By squidlips
Effextz!!! How should I splash the cash?

Effextz!!! How should I splash the cash?

Sup guys and the occasional gal!

I've been saving for about a decade now and I'm finally getting close to the rig I want. I just recently bought a brand new...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 04-13-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By squidlips
Really liked it. Not breaking any new ground in...

Really liked it. Not breaking any new ground in the genre but a really good song.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-13-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5,783
Views: 244,560
Posted By squidlips
0 0 9 7 9 8 k go.

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Forum: Recordings 04-13-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By squidlips
I assume you're using PC? The Apogee Duet would...

I assume you're using PC? The Apogee Duet would be perfect for this if your a Mac user. If not I'd probably recommend a basic M-Audio interface.
Forum: Recordings 04-13-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By squidlips
Equator Audio D5 studio monitors. Absolute best...

Equator Audio D5 studio monitors. Absolute best bang for buck in my not so humble opinion.

Listen to your recordings on an iPod, regular computer speakers and maybe in the car and you'll have a...
Forum: Recordings 04-13-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 724
Posted By squidlips
What's your budget? Have you considered going to...

What's your budget?

Have you considered going to a studio or chipping in with someone you know?

Do you use Mac or PC?


You basically need a combination of Analogue to Digital and Digital to...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 04-13-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By squidlips
Where not done yet

Screw the world
For all it's worth
The dirtbag calling
A hope to remember

The last one goes
Oh boom boom boom
Oh how it goes
Boom boom boom
Forum: Bands & Artists 04-13-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,322
Posted By squidlips
Most of my favorite guitarists have more to do...

Most of my favorite guitarists have more to do with the songwriting, tone/timbre of the guitar playing than the technicality. A few other great guitarists that didn't make the list: Greg Hill...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-13-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By squidlips
Ended up getting a Fender Telecaster American...

Ended up getting a Fender Telecaster American Standard 2013 for approximately USD$1100/AUD$1300 which I thought was a fantastic deal. With any luck if I get an audio interface I'll be able to post...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-01-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By squidlips
BUMP :devil:

BUMP :devil:
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-28-2013, 03:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By squidlips
Which guitar for me?

OKAY!!!! So I'm in the market for a new guitar. :devil:

Here's a list of guitarists/guitar tones that I'd like to be able to emulate:

Greg Hill of Mute Math:...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-17-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By squidlips
another bump still working on this

another bump still working on this
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-01-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By squidlips
Bump for the last 4 questions I asked!

Bump for the last 4 questions I asked!
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-26-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By squidlips
Thanks for the reply. 1. I know 'popular'...

Thanks for the reply.

1. I know 'popular' doesn't always equal 'best'. Switchcraft is known to be quality so I'll use their jack, but I'd like some more information on which pots and the other bits...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-24-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By squidlips
I've decided to go a slightly different route....

I've decided to go a slightly different route. I'm still trying to get something that has versatile sounds, but I've decided to just stick with the Les Paul scale length and dimensions. I'm going to...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-23-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By squidlips
Bump! So how am I going to wire in two coil...

Bump!

So how am I going to wire in two coil tappable humbuckers? Any pre-existing wiring kits or maybe you've got an ingenious idea?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-20-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By squidlips
If I was going for a bolt on or set neck then I...

If I was going for a bolt on or set neck then I might just buy the body and neck/fretboard rather than having them made. Check this...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-19-2012, 02:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By squidlips
I'm not 100% sold on neck through, I was actually...

I'm not 100% sold on neck through, I was actually talking about a one piece body/neck/fretboard. Apparently the sustain on them is crazy. From my understanding the only reason bolt-on/neck through is...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-19-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By squidlips
As far as the wood goes I'm choosing almost...

As far as the wood goes I'm choosing almost purely on sound, certain woods would be too bright (Maple), or too warm (Indian Rosewood). At the moment I'm thinking a one piece Wenge body/neck/fretboard...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-18-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,726
Posted By squidlips
Scale length A friend just reccomended 25.25...

Scale length
A friend just reccomended 25.25 because it's a more standard length. If I end up getting a precut body and/or neck this might help.

Frets
22 my friend also said, apparently having to...
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