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Forum: Musician Talk Today, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By MaggaraMarine
No. Bm is the key in both the intro and the...

No. Bm is the key in both the intro and the outro.

Think it this way. Loop the outro progression and then end it with an A chord. It sounds a bit incomplete, doesn't it? Now play the Bm chord. That...
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By MaggaraMarine
To figure out the key you need to find the tonic,...

To figure out the key you need to find the tonic, which is the chord/note that feels like home. Many times in thrash metal you have riffs that chug/tremolo pick on an open string. Many times that's...
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By MaggaraMarine
1. Your speed will improve over time. I wouldn't...

1. Your speed will improve over time. I wouldn't really focus too much on it. I'm sure you could improve your speed pretty fast if you wanted to. But that may make you a really mechanical player...
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By MaggaraMarine
^ Same with intentional references. For example...

^ Same with intentional references. For example the intro of Kiss's "Great Expectations" is a straight Beethoven rip off.

I think TS was talking about songs that remind of some other songs without...
Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By MaggaraMarine
It really depends on the song and the band. If...

It really depends on the song and the band. If you are a cover band the audience may wang to hear the songs like they were originally played. If it's a jazz band, you would expect them to play their...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-18-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By MaggaraMarine
2. I don't think you can do the 4 cable method...

2. I don't think you can do the 4 cable method with RP70. I mean, it has an input, two outputs (right and left) and "control in" which I guess is an expression pedal input. If you want to have it in...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-18-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By MaggaraMarine
It's in the instrumentation and techniques...

It's in the instrumentation and techniques (especially the slides).

Also, notice how the song lacks harmony. There are no chords. Or it could be seen as a long Am chord.

This just proves that the...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-18-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By MaggaraMarine
As the guys above said, the tuning doesn't really...

As the guys above said, the tuning doesn't really matter, unless you are playing with the same fingerings but in a different tuning. And that's when being able to transpose helps. If you want to play...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-18-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 617
Posted By MaggaraMarine
I don't know how learning scale shapes itself...

I don't know how learning scale shapes itself will limit you. They only limit you if you learn them the wrong way or don't understand where they come from. Scale shapes are a way of visualizing the...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-17-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By MaggaraMarine
^ I think it means regular mute. If it said...

^ I think it means regular mute. If it said "P.M." it would mean palm mute. But seriously, just listen to the song. You should be able to figure it out by listening (does it sound like regular mute...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-16-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By MaggaraMarine
^ OK. Then it's time to do the adjustments.

^ OK. Then it's time to do the adjustments.
Forum: Musician Talk 12-16-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By MaggaraMarine
^ Yeah, of course some of them are more obvious...

^ Yeah, of course some of them are more obvious and actually taken from some other pieces. But the examples I provided weren't exact copies. Yes, both were power ballads from the 80s but they weren't...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-16-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Is that from Nightrain? The verse riff of...

Is that from Nightrain?

The verse riff of Nightrain is just one chord and they just play "around" the chord. The tab you posted uses notes from the Am7 chord. It's just the chord and some "fill...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-16-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 813
Posted By MaggaraMarine
^ It's more likely a I-iv. I mean, the bass note...

^ It's more likely a I-iv. I mean, the bass note is A all the time. The Dm doesn't feel resolved because of the bass note. Also, it's not a V-i because the first chord is a maj7 chord, not a dom7...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-15-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 294
Posted By MaggaraMarine
I would say learn both. A good bassist can do...

I would say learn both. A good bassist can do both. It's about the sound you are after. Sometimes you have to play with fingers to make it sound right. And some parts sound better with pick.

I would...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-15-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Start with neck relief. Then adjust the action to...

Start with neck relief. Then adjust the action to your liking. Then adjust the intonation. If you do random things in random order, it just won't work. Why neck relief first? Because with the correct...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-15-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Lighter strings could be an instant fix or at...

Lighter strings could be an instant fix or at least wouldn't require as much tweaking. What gauge are the strings on your guitar? Are they the gauge you prefer using? I mean, the guitar was tuned to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-15-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 637
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Check out his videos and decide. That's the only...

Check out his videos and decide. That's the only way to figure it out. Even if you disagree with him, it will at least make you think. Just be careful - you may not want to comment his videos if you...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-15-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By MaggaraMarine
^ OK. I don't really hear similarities in...

^ OK. I don't really hear similarities in pitches. I mean, if one song starts with a G, I don't start hearing other songs that start with a G. But yeah, if you do, it may have something to do with a...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-15-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By MaggaraMarine
^ I agree. I would be surprised if there were no...

^ I agree. I would be surprised if there were no backing tracks in Em. Em and Am must be the most common "guitar keys" so I would expect there to be lots of backing tracks in those keys.

The shapes...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-15-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 637
Posted By MaggaraMarine
I like Scott. At first I was like "Who the...

I like Scott. At first I was like "Who the hell does this guy think he is?" But now I have got used to his style. At first he seemed like an a**hole but I realized that that's just part of his style....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-15-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By MaggaraMarine
To me it sounds a bit like guitar + synth, but...

To me it sounds a bit like guitar + synth, but the synth sounds are also generated by the guitar.

The synth kind of sound has a slow attack. I think that kind of tones could be created with this (in...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-15-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 211
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Pickup position makes a huge difference. If you...

Pickup position makes a huge difference. If you like the sound of a pickup in the bridge position, it doesn't mean you will like it in the middle position. You can't really make middle position sound...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-15-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By MaggaraMarine
So what are you going to do? Are you plugging 4...

So what are you going to do? Are you plugging 4 guitars to the mixer and the mixer to a single amp or what?
Forum: Bass Guitar 12-15-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Trumpet was the first instrument I learned to...

Trumpet was the first instrument I learned to play and I have always used the treble clef. We had to name notes on the bass clef on music theory classes but I didn't get that great that way. I think...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-15-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 353
Posted By MaggaraMarine
I hear that kind of connections every now and...

I hear that kind of connections every now and then. When I hear a part of a song, sometimes I just know that there is a similar part in some other song. Actually this happened yesterday. I was...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-14-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Alabama Song by The...

Alabama Song by The Doors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DX42_3ZKv8c

Joy Inside My Tears by Stevie Wonder

Really tasty use of augmented chords and smooth modulations. It sounds like it starts...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-14-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By MaggaraMarine
If you learn the note names, it helps. But yeah,...

If you learn the note names, it helps.

But yeah, it's a lot about muscle memory. You just have to play a lot and you'll remember where all the different intervals are. Check out some lessons about...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-14-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By MaggaraMarine
I have seen major b5 chords being used...

I have seen major b5 chords being used somewhere.

But a chord like that is most likely maj7#11, dom7#11 or dom7b5.
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