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Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-25-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Anon17
Everyone who plays guitar should try to minimize...

Everyone who plays guitar should try to minimize the tension in both hands (and anywhere else on your body) because it's basically the key to actually being good (technically) at the guitar.

Always...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-21-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By Anon17
I'll learn easy songs while watching TV and...

I'll learn easy songs while watching TV and looking at the score or tab, it seems to work.

But yeah any proper practice should be done without anything else on, although you should be taking short...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-17-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 674
Posted By Anon17
As soon as possible, regardless of how strong...

As soon as possible, regardless of how strong your technique is you are probably going to suck the first many times you jam; so it's best to get started as soon as possible.

Try to think of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-11-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,068
Posted By Anon17
Being confident enough of something to not accept...

Being confident enough of something to not accept a weak counterargument is not closed minded.

I thought you weren't going to reply lol.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-11-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,068
Posted By Anon17
The whole long paragraph about the DAW thing...

The whole long paragraph about the DAW thing shows me you're either trolling or don't understand maths/basic logic so I'm going to agree to leave it here. But one thing first.

Your whole argument...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-01-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By Anon17
Blackened is the easiest of the four I think,...

Blackened is the easiest of the four I think, depending on how accurately you want to learn the solos (Battery and Fight Fire with Fire have fast picking in the solos). Dyer's Eve is definitely the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-31-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,068
Posted By Anon17
1 / 256ths was clearly an example, but to be...

1 / 256ths was clearly an example, but to be rigid:

"Flow" does snap to a grid, any note is going to be a finite rational number (i.e. it's a fraction of a whole note) thus you can construct a grid...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-30-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,068
Posted By Anon17
[citation needed] From my experience people are...

[citation needed]

From my experience people are not "rhythm deaf", from yours they are. This isn't going to get us anywhere.



All music can be reproduced in a DAW, this is just wrong. You can...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-30-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,068
Posted By Anon17
I was only mentioning creativity because you (or...

I was only mentioning creativity because you (or someone else, I can't remember) brought it up as a quality for a good guitarist. I honestly am only making a comment about anyone being able to learn...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-28-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By Anon17
If your palm is lightly touching the strings you...

If your palm is lightly touching the strings you are lightly palm muting the strings which will change the tone of the string you are picking slightly (assuming your palm rests on this string). This...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-28-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By Anon17
It takes time to get used too, plus to get to...

It takes time to get used too, plus to get to higher speeds you need to have a certain level of relaxation and economy of motion which is much easier with the new improved technique you should be...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-28-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,068
Posted By Anon17
Not entirely sure what you mean, so: If you mean...

Not entirely sure what you mean, so:

If you mean when you first learnt to pick you were just magically able to sync your hands up nicely without all the awkwardness and problems beginners have, I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-27-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By Anon17
Most of this is just due to you switching...

Most of this is just due to you switching techniques, you'll feel more comfortable with it the more you practice it. Lightly resting your forearm on the guitar is helpful.



You should always pick...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-27-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,068
Posted By Anon17
No one has coordination between both hands at the...

No one has coordination between both hands at the start of playing, that's one of the major challenges of playing the guitar and any good player (no matter how "talented" they are) will have...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-24-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,068
Posted By Anon17
What qualities do you need to be natural talented...

What qualities do you need to be natural talented in guitar? The thing is given the different shapes and sizes of all people who can shred I can't really find anything these guys have in common other...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-21-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,068
Posted By Anon17
This isn't true, I've never seen anyone who's...

This isn't true, I've never seen anyone who's unable to be able to shred who practices properly and has done so for a few years.

It might take longer for some people to learn than others but if you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-28-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Anon17
You need to relax your hand more, your pinky...

You need to relax your hand more, your pinky shouldn't be flying too much higher than your other fingers if you are playing with relaxed hands.

To fix this all you need to do is play incredibly...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-04-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By Anon17
Bloodmeat is all tapped like Zaphod said, it's...

Bloodmeat is all tapped like Zaphod said, it's also a really good song to expand tapping from the single note triads on one string. The weak sound is just because you haven't practiced tapping with...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-23-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By Anon17
Yeah this makes sense. In guitar pro or whatever...

Yeah this makes sense.

In guitar pro or whatever after importing the sheet music make sure to check which strings the notes are being played on, as often you'll want to move notes up and down the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-23-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Anon17
You need to relearn your picking...

You need to relearn your picking technique.

First off get a good grip of the pick, which is mainly making sure you are holding the pick with the absolute minimum amount of tension. If your picking...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-23-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By Anon17
I'm not entirely sure what you are asking, but...

I'm not entirely sure what you are asking, but you can play any piano song on the guitar by playing the same notes (the piano has a larger range though so you might need to lower/raise some notes by...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-05-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Anon17
Make sure your wrist is straight (parallel to...

Make sure your wrist is straight (parallel to your forearm) whenever possible, and make sure you are playing with as little tension as possible.

If you only felt the burn after an hour (and it was...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-26-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 347
Posted By Anon17
You can also do DDDUDDDUD for the first nine...

You can also do DDDUDDDUD for the first nine notes if you want to cross strings with outside picking. The fingering Jerry suggested will cross strings with inside picking.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-24-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By Anon17
I have always wondered the same thing.

I have always wondered the same thing.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-23-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By Anon17
A lot of the common fast "shred" licks...

A lot of the common fast "shred" licks in popular rock/metal songs these days are just a playing up and down a suitable scale in a certain pattern/grouping of notes, or playing an arpeggio.

There is...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-20-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,231
Posted By Anon17
That's good, just make sure you don't get...

That's good, just make sure you don't get discouraged when you spend ages learning AAL and are still not up to speed. As long as you are actively improving your technique you will get faster at...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-14-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By Anon17
A lot of the popular 80s shredders (such as Paul...

A lot of the popular 80s shredders (such as Paul Gilbert as mentioned) have solos containing long alternate picking passages since this was one of the most important techniques to the shred...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-14-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,231
Posted By Anon17
This happens to a lot of people. You probably...

This happens to a lot of people.

You probably haven't got worse at guitar or anything, you have probably improved your ears (from learning a musical instrument) to the point that you can hear...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-30-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By Anon17
[citation needed] Satriani and Vai can pick...

[citation needed]

Satriani and Vai can pick incredibly well and fast, they just play legato a lot more because they seem to prefer the sound.



Practicing on one string is important for syncing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-27-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By Anon17
You might be right about the age thing sorry, I...

You might be right about the age thing sorry, I didn't see that when I first posted. I'm 20 so I guess it's probably different for me.

When I used to practice for hours a day I'd notice myself...
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