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Forum: Alternative & Indie Yesterday, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Posted By rickyj
What do you feel is preventing you from getting...

What do you feel is preventing you from getting the tone you want with the gear you already have?
Forum: Alternative & Indie Yesterday, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Posted By rickyj
What gear do you have already? We would need...

What gear do you have already?


We would need more information than what you've given us to suggest anything to you.

All i hear in the clips you provided is a delay and reverb.

From what i saw a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-18-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By rickyj
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djA3ZG3dHj0 you...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djA3ZG3dHj0


you may find that helpful.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-14-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 171
Posted By rickyj
Definitely opt for a new amp over new...

Definitely opt for a new amp over new pickups.


A bad sounding guitar played through a high end tube amp will always sound MUCH better than a $5k custom shop through a line 6 spider.



Go for a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-10-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 542
Posted By rickyj
They suffice but aren't ideal. A small tube amp...

They suffice but aren't ideal. A small tube amp is still a better set up.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-10-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 542
Posted By rickyj
Line 6 spiders are notoriously bad. No amount of...

Line 6 spiders are notoriously bad. No amount of built-in effects can cover up the awful tone... And frankly, from my experience all of the built in effects are pretty bad anyways.


If a spider is...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-08-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By rickyj
Firstly, fix your vibrato. If it sucks, fix it....

Firstly, fix your vibrato. If it sucks, fix it. Bad vibrato can COMPLETELY destroy any hope of a solo sounding good. Try it slow, fast but not too fast etc. ALWAYS make sure it is even though. If you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-08-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By rickyj
I highly suggest learning songs that you enjoy...

I highly suggest learning songs that you enjoy listening to and playing along to the records on top of exercises and the like.

I find that the most exciting thing about playing guitar is having...
Forum: Recordings 09-23-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By rickyj
To each his own of course. You can install LAME...

To each his own of course.

You can install LAME mp3 encoder in reaper, you should be able to just use the .dll you have in audacity's install directory by directing reaper to that directory in...
Forum: Recordings 09-21-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By rickyj
audacity is real and it is really really.. REALLY...

audacity is real and it is really really.. REALLY bad. it looks terrible, sounds terrible, has basically no useful features etc.

just use reaper or some other actual DAW.
Forum: Recordings 09-21-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By rickyj
If you just want a bare bones simple way to...

If you just want a bare bones simple way to record stuff just to put your thoughts down that doesnt sound THAT bad, i suggest getting a usb mic from either guitar hero or rock band. They can just be...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-20-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By rickyj
perhaps drill holes in both pieces in the same...

perhaps drill holes in both pieces in the same place and then glue pegs in so that they interlock when you glue and clamp the pieces together?
Forum: Recordings 09-14-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By rickyj
ezDrummer. You literally just drag and drop the...

ezDrummer.

You literally just drag and drop the beats that you want onto the timeline of your DAW(protools, reaper, etc.). its around $200 US i believe.


it sounds decent without any effort...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-10-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By rickyj
" The Mesa Mark IV has two 4ohm speaker...

" The Mesa Mark IV has two 4ohm speaker jacks and one 8ohm speaker jack."



Do the cabs have 4ohm in jacks?
Forum: The Pit 08-21-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,307
Posted By rickyj
It's your money, use it when you need it.

It's your money, use it when you need it.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-20-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By rickyj
these exist if you dont want to drill through to...

these exist if you dont want to drill through to the neck pocket

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41RDC4FCX7L.jpg


not sure if itd be too bulky to get in there though.. or cost effective.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-20-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,365
Posted By rickyj
Don't buy the bugera cab, sounds like shit. The...

Don't buy the bugera cab, sounds like shit.


The 6260 sounds good through a nice mesa cab.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-18-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By rickyj
This, i have the same problem with my floyd rose...

This, i have the same problem with my floyd rose special, you have to file down the knife edges because they become dull.


I've only had to do it once in the last 4 years or so, its pretty subtle...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-24-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By rickyj
...

this^

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg6y8BqE-wz3G6xH-Kaiafg


this guy has a ton of videos of him doing evh style paintjobs.



Keep in mind, if you're going to want to upgrade and potentially...
Forum: The Pit 07-23-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By rickyj
a lot.

a lot.
Forum: The Pit 07-15-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 714
Posted By rickyj
i as well.

i as well.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-15-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By rickyj
that^. Also, play without rocksmith at least as...

that^.


Also, play without rocksmith at least as much as you do with rocksmith. That game will teach you a ton of bad habits.

oh, and rocksmith has nothing but bad tone because everything is...
Forum: The Pit 07-07-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 699
Posted By rickyj
slumpbuster because of the seemingly nonsensical...

slumpbuster because of the seemingly nonsensical lyrics, simplicity, and vocal melody.
Forum: The Pit 06-28-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 877
Posted By rickyj
I feel that this is more proof for natural...

I feel that this is more proof for natural selection than it is of a creator.


Ancestors of man that evolved to have vagina's where their hands used to be had no reason to reproduce, therefore their...
Forum: The Pit 06-27-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,567
Posted By rickyj
tomorrow is going to be very unpleasant for you.

tomorrow is going to be very unpleasant for you.
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-27-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By rickyj
What are you asking? If you want to use the...

What are you asking?


If you want to use the fine tuners, use them. When you lock the nut it might throw some strings slightly out of tune, if that happens use the fine-tuners.

If a string goes...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-12-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By rickyj
Basically just adjusting the truss rod will fix...

Basically just adjusting the truss rod will fix the fret buzz unless theres something else wrong such as the nut or bridge being installed incorrectly or something
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-11-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By rickyj
if you record dirty for example, then switch to...

if you record dirty for example, then switch to the clean channel, the tone will now be clean coming from the looper.

it'll just record the raw sound not the distorted sound from the amp.
Forum: The Pit 06-07-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,302
Posted By rickyj
Am i the only one that has had no problems...

Am i the only one that has had no problems emulating n64?

my very midrange laptop emulates n64 flawlessly...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-04-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By rickyj
you can do pinch harmonics on g string and just...

you can do pinch harmonics on g string and just bend very far.. you can get sounds similar to the squeals at the end of cemetery gates minus about 30 seconds of sustain.

also you cant dive...
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