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Forum: Guitar Techniques Today, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By steven seagull
please don't spam videos for no reason Also...

please don't spam videos for no reason

Also you're not going to get the solution you want from a couple of forum posts - there's no "magic bullet" here, you're simply going to have to spend a lot of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques Today, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By steven seagull
please don't create links asking people to...

please don't create links asking people to download random stuff
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-28-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By steven seagull
Sorry, no advertising allowed in the forums

Sorry, no advertising allowed in the forums
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-28-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 345
Posted By steven seagull
Exercises won't really tell you how well you're...

Exercises won't really tell you how well you're doing, because that's not what you're practicing for. You gauge your progress on how well you play, not how well you practice. You could practice...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-21-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,384
Posted By steven seagull
Ok so this had kinda run it's course, not that it...

Ok so this had kinda run it's course, not that it was ever destined going to go anywhere.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-21-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By steven seagull
You need to figure out where the bridge is going...

You need to figure out where the bridge is going before you worry about the pickups.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-19-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,384
Posted By steven seagull
And your conclusion is wrong. Some people do...

And your conclusion is wrong.

Some people do have a natural affinity for the instrument it's true, same as some people find they have an affinity for cooking, or languages, or playing football....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-17-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By steven seagull
Chords and scales are, fundamentally, exactly the...

Chords and scales are, fundamentally, exactly the same thing - just arranged differently. It's just intervals at the end of the day, sequences of notes. If you play a bunch of notes sequentially...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-17-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By steven seagull
There's no "technique" to it, you...

There's no "technique" to it, you simply have to listen to what you're playing and choose your notes accordingly.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-15-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By steven seagull
If you've been playing 3 weeks you'll...

If you've been playing 3 weeks you'll suck...everybody does that early on. There's no such thing as "great progress" in such a short timeframe so it's best to stop worrying about it. Besides nobody...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-15-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By steven seagull
No, it doesn't. A record isn't going to suddenly...

No, it doesn't.

A record isn't going to suddenly change tempo or suddenly re-jig a section, stop playing with you because you keep screwing up, offer friendly advice on how you can improve or tell...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-12-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By steven seagull
One thing people seem to neglect is the fact that...

One thing people seem to neglect is the fact that you really need to know the solo before trying to tackle it.

If you don't actually know the sounds that you're supposed to be making how are you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-11-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By steven seagull
Yeah there's not really any such thing as an...

Yeah there's not really any such thing as an "easy" thrash solo, by their very definition they're going to be pretty fast and technical.

Might be worth trying some Sabbath stuff too, Tony Iommi...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-10-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By steven seagull
It's up to you. Listen to the how the sound...

It's up to you. Listen to the how the sound changes when you move the pickup selector and pick the sound YOU like best for any particular situation.

If you can't hear the difference? Well, it...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-08-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By steven seagull
To be honest pickups are expensive anywhere in...

To be honest pickups are expensive anywhere in the world, they're rarely a particularly cost-effective upgrade when you compare the impact on your sound you get from buying a pedal.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-07-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By steven seagull
Sounds like the Dimarzio Humbucker from Hell...

Sounds like the Dimarzio Humbucker from Hell would be a good fit for your needs in the neck, for the bridge a lot depends on the kind of sound you want, The Super Distortion is a great all-rounder...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-07-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By steven seagull
Better off in MT so moved

Better off in MT so moved
Forum: Musician Talk 06-30-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,052
Posted By steven seagull
That's just it, there isn't a "12 octave...

That's just it, there isn't a "12 octave equivalent" of the Xavian scale, it's completely synthetic, if you could play it on a regular guitar there's be no need for the custom Ripley that Vai used....
Forum: Musician Talk 06-30-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,052
Posted By steven seagull
Ronald, with regards to Deep Down in the Pain, do...

Ronald, with regards to Deep Down in the Pain, do you actually know which part of the song features the Xavian scale?

I'll give you a clue...its not anywhere in the video you've linked.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-28-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By steven seagull
If he's a teacher he should already know the...

If he's a teacher he should already know the answer

Sure sounds like bragging to me
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-28-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By steven seagull
Yeah in the early days tab is a great help as it...

Yeah in the early days tab is a great help as it helps you know when your ears are correct
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-27-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By steven seagull
There is nothing else for it other than...

There is nothing else for it other than "start learning a solo". The artists you've listed have fairly simple solos so they're actually ideally suited as a starting point.

Liste to the solo over...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-24-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By steven seagull
It's not about your fretting hand being "too...

It's not about your fretting hand being "too slow", the problem is you're not good enough to keep your hands in sync at higher speeds. So to remedy that you need to slow down and work at a speed at...
Forum: Cover Songs 06-24-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By steven seagull
Moved

Moved
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-17-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,891
Posted By steven seagull
this is a old thread

this is a old thread
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-17-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 421
Posted By steven seagull
You'll gain nothing from using a tuner to gauge...

You'll gain nothing from using a tuner to gauge your bends, you need to stop using it and start using your ears.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-13-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By steven seagull
Yeah most punk solos are just angry, pissed off...

Yeah most punk solos are just angry, pissed off blues solos that got a little ragged around the edges
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-11-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By steven seagull
Yeah, the whole reason they invented pedals was...

Yeah, the whole reason they invented pedals was to make these effects more practical - and nowadays seeing as the reel-to-reel recorders that were originally used to make the effect are so rare...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-07-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,052
Posted By steven seagull
That's why Agiles aren't necessarily a...

That's why Agiles aren't necessarily a cost-effective option in the UK, to stay in youtr 600 budget you'd need something that topped out at about 450 including shipping.

8 years ago I bought a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-07-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,052
Posted By steven seagull
ok, so bear in mind that the shipping cost is...

ok, so bear in mind that the shipping cost is factored into the duty calculations - so if it's shipped to your uncle the base cost in pounds is 598.

That's what they'll use to calculate the import...
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