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Forum: Musician Talk 04-10-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 669
Posted By bigblockelectra
What makes you think that being competent on an...

What makes you think that being competent on an instrument equals the ability to write good or popular songs? There are about 7 billion people in the world. A musician can do almost anything and...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-09-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 669
Posted By bigblockelectra
It used to be that effects and things like that...

It used to be that effects and things like that were cool and mainstream....don't hear as much of that stuff as back in the day...people have poo poo'd effect pedals, call everything over processed...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-02-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By bigblockelectra
I'm still thinking that something is...

I'm still thinking that something is wrong....compared to the sustain on my Stratocaster, it is very different.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-01-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By bigblockelectra
I moved the saddle all over the place and it...

I moved the saddle all over the place and it doesn't seem to do much. I am looking at the frets now....Another thing I forgot to mention: If I turn on a lot of gain and play on one string, the rest...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-01-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By bigblockelectra
Huge difference in sustain on G string

I have a cheaper Ibanez rg321mh.

I restrung it not long ago and set the action and intonation.

It is not a guitar I really play very much anymore so I really can't recall what the sustain was...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-29-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7,585
Views: 276,874
Posted By bigblockelectra
You have a Kemper?

You have a Kemper?
Forum: The Pit 03-26-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,752
Posted By bigblockelectra
:confused: Basically his opening statement was...

:confused:

Basically his opening statement was that he's glad to be at Oxford to "talk to some smart kids" because it is intellectually challenging to get his ideas across to the general...
Forum: Original Recordings 02-24-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By bigblockelectra
sounds cool man. the only thing I don't like is...

sounds cool man. the only thing I don't like is the sound of the snare drum but that is an easy fix
Forum: Musician Talk 02-24-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By bigblockelectra
From the writer himself from 0 to...

From the writer himself from 0 to 0:45

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLcL4MkpJQ4
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-17-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,767
Posted By bigblockelectra
If you have the money and are comfortable...

If you have the money and are comfortable spending it on something you may not stick with, then go ahead. Getting a decent instrument to begin with is a good idea.

As mentioned, if you are going to...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-11-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,298
Posted By bigblockelectra
Of course not, but I think you would agree that...

Of course not, but I think you would agree that Rebecca Black "Friday" getting millions of views in its viral status along with the death threats and negative feedback etc. is different from a band...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-11-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,298
Posted By bigblockelectra
If you were 50 and wanting to be a pop star you...

If you were 50 and wanting to be a pop star you might have a little trouble, but I never took into consideration how old someone was when I was younger, did you?

A lot of popular bands didn't even...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-10-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,298
Posted By bigblockelectra
Find people who are making mods for popular games...

Find people who are making mods for popular games and offer to create music for free.

I would doubt that you need a degree in video game music to make video game music.
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-07-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7,585
Views: 276,874
Posted By bigblockelectra
I have always read that the trem springs should...

I have always read that the trem springs should be straight and parallel with each other....The Fender manual that came with my American std shows a picture with the "triangle" layout. Why do they...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-05-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By bigblockelectra
A non-amplified signal going into your computer...

A non-amplified signal going into your computer will not blow the sound card or damage it in any way, sounds bad though.



You don't need another internal sound card. The USB audio device acts as a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-04-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By bigblockelectra
Get a cheap USB audio device, and then look at...

Get a cheap USB audio device, and then look at software like amplitube, revalver, or guitar rig programs. The software will be the most expensive thing, but I believe you can get free sims on most...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-04-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7,585
Views: 276,874
Posted By bigblockelectra
Have any of you tried one of those Strat piezo...

Have any of you tried one of those Strat piezo bridges?
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-30-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By bigblockelectra
If you have a humbucker guitar a single coil...

If you have a humbucker guitar a single coil guitar would be my choice.
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 01-29-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By bigblockelectra
i like the second song the best. you should turn...

i like the second song the best. you should turn the bass guitar up in the mix.
Forum: Bandleading 01-21-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By bigblockelectra
You could have the 3rd guy send MIDI signals to a...

You could have the 3rd guy send MIDI signals to a keyboard and just add little noodling here and there. You could also get somewhat of a "layered" studio sound when playing live.
Forum: Bandleading 01-09-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,343
Posted By bigblockelectra
he does make sound with a guitar....technically,...

he does make sound with a guitar....technically, he is a guitar player.
Forum: Bandleading 01-09-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By bigblockelectra
Sammy Hagar used to go backstage and get blowjobs...

Sammy Hagar used to go backstage and get blowjobs from the women that would come back there during the long solos that Eddie Van Halen would perform as part of Eruption.

There is nothing I dislike...
Forum: Bandleading 01-09-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,343
Posted By bigblockelectra
No one knows what method is right for you. What...

No one knows what method is right for you.

What qualifies someone in the UG lessons area to give advice on how to write a song?

You are going to have to write all of the parts because you have no...
Forum: The Pit 12-30-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 507
Posted By bigblockelectra
PCI express is backwards compatible, and there is...

PCI express is backwards compatible, and there is not much of a speed difference.

8gb of RAM is fine. I had 6gb for a long time and one of the sticks failed...had to replace with a 12gb kit as...
Forum: Recordings 12-09-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By bigblockelectra
Sony MDR-7506 are also quite popular. They can...

Sony MDR-7506 are also quite popular. They can be found in many many studios and there are thousands of reviews online due to the popularity.

They have flaws though which you can read about online...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-07-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By bigblockelectra
In reality, I don't use all of the presets on my...

In reality, I don't use all of the presets on my flashback X4. The reverse mode is useless to me and I don't really use the lofi or slapback....They all sound good though. But the nice thing about...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-06-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By bigblockelectra
The regular flashback does not have a...

The regular flashback does not have a looper...the x4 has loop functions.

What are the characteristics of a "bad" loopers?

the x4 is sold as a 40 second looper....that is only if you run in mono...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-06-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,712
Posted By bigblockelectra
I'd love one of those bright orange or lime green...

I'd love one of those bright orange or lime green SG's that Gibson build, but they are too damn pricey for me to justify...$2600? Why? Also wish they didn't have a bigsby.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-06-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By bigblockelectra
i have a flashback x4, just get the regular...

i have a flashback x4, just get the regular flashback as you probably don't need the looper. I think the Boss pedals are good too, although I have three Boss pedals and two of them have problems...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-02-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7,585
Views: 276,874
Posted By bigblockelectra
Eliminate the notion that you are unable to play...

Eliminate the notion that you are unable to play heavy music on a stratocaster.
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