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Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Ohhhhh, cold :p: Kind of walked in to that a bit...

Ohhhhh, cold :p: Kind of walked in to that a bit though I guess :haha
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 711
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Amp designers are probably not dumb... the people...

Amp designers are probably not dumb... the people who hold the purse strings almost certainly are :haha
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 12:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 711
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*sigh* Can we separate this in to "gear...

*sigh*

Can we separate this in to "gear tone" and "hand tone"?

Gear tone affects the type of tone you're going to get: EQ, gain, american/british voicing, so on and so forth.

Hands affect the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I don't know and don't really care but I'm kind...

I don't know and don't really care but I'm kind of working on the assumption that my face does something when I'm really getting in to what I'm doing :haha

I guess you'd have to ask my girlfriend to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Fair enough, there are a metric tonne of them out...

Fair enough, there are a metric tonne of them out there, generally produced by companies who specialise in them, so the companies you want to look at are:

REH: 80s, lots of shred, wild variance in...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-18-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
If you're just concerned with learning from...

If you're just concerned with learning from playing rather than instructional material then just work on transcribing songs. There's no point spending money on essentially arbitrary DVDs when any...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-18-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Appending the word "guitars" also...

Appending the word "guitars" also helps: "Music Man Guitars".
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-18-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Definitely need more information, for sure, but...

Definitely need more information, for sure, but I'll also definitely agree that the distribution of practice time throughout the week when you have limited time to devote to it is very...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-18-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,411
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
To be honest his point is still entirely valid;...

To be honest his point is still entirely valid; Rocksmith, as far as anyone I've ever spoken to is aware, will not teach you good technique.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-13-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Could be really any number of things: poor...

Could be really any number of things: poor stringing; bridge issues; tuners slipping; different playing; nut problems... there are many things that could cause your tuning to be slipping.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-12-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
The problem is that there's a gap between one...

The problem is that there's a gap between one half of what you're learning and the other half.

You're learning some theory but don't know how to apply it and a the same time you're learning songs...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-12-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Try here:...

Try here: http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1091788

Bleeding Mascara by Atreyu is also just about as basic as it gets.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-12-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 301
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I'd go with the Jackson because I have yet to...

I'd go with the Jackson because I have yet to play a single non-bass Dean that didn't feel like a toy. I've played a single Dean bass that was pretty nice but anything with 6 or more strings......
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-11-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 309
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
John Suhr says that basswood with a maple top is...

John Suhr says that basswood with a maple top is the best tonewood combination, are you disagreeing with him?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-11-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 619
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Maybe if Jools didn't see it as the enemy it...

Maybe if Jools didn't see it as the enemy it would be easier to work with it :p:
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-11-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14,516
Views: 319,571
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Gibson's entire schtick now is appealing to the...

Gibson's entire schtick now is appealing to the vintage cork-sniffers, to be honest I don't even know what they're doing selling 7 strings these days. The people who want one can't afford it and the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-11-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
This question is way too individual to answer;...

This question is way too individual to answer; lots of different people have it and do it lots of different ways and, in fact, may also think about it differently given the situation. Also, if...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-09-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Don't push the speed faster than you're...

Don't push the speed faster than you're comfortable with if you're still having trouble thinking about the picking or fretting. You really need to have both of these things 100% under your fingers...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-09-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
That's what's called a 'slide to nowhere', I...

That's what's called a 'slide to nowhere', I think, it's been a while since I used this terminology. Basically there is no target note, the idea is more of an effect than a specific note. Basically...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-09-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
A picked slide is where you pick the notes at...

A picked slide is where you pick the notes at both ends of the slide so, for example, you fret the 5th fret, pick, slide up to the 7th and pick the 7th when you get there. Obviously this sounds less...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-09-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,170
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It doesn't matter. The (non-existent) general...

It doesn't matter. The (non-existent) general case tells no one anything about you. Even then there is nothing to be gained from the information you want, even if anyone could provide it for you.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-08-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,170
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
No idea, too many variables. I'm sure it's...

No idea, too many variables. I'm sure it's possible, whether it's a reasonable goal for you or not is a whole different question, and it's one that has no answer.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-08-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 608
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Oh that is a nice one, if I were ever to buy a...

Oh that is a nice one, if I were ever to buy a Les Paul styled guitar it would be something very similar!

HNGD! :cheers:
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-08-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14,516
Views: 319,571
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*sigh* I'm not surprised about that, sadly :o

*sigh* I'm not surprised about that, sadly :o
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-07-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Depends how you're fingering what is being...

Depends how you're fingering what is being fretted. Broadly it will still be whatever bit of fretting hand flesh you have spare. You can use your index finger if it's not being used for fretting,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-07-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 619
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I don't think you're having sex quite right :p:

I don't think you're having sex quite right :p:
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-06-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14,516
Views: 319,571
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Clearly ill-educated japanese people, should...

Clearly ill-educated japanese people, should really be "Misha-senpai" I think :haha
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-06-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Different strokes and all that; I had a lot of...

Different strokes and all that; I had a lot of trouble moving powerchords well when I started too.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-06-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Picking hand looks fine, I'd take a look at your...

Picking hand looks fine, I'd take a look at your fretting hand personally. Your thumb is over the top all the time and your fingers are all bunched together. For what you're doing it works well...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-29-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Sounds like TS joined an already existing band...

Sounds like TS joined an already existing band and sometimes these things happen; I had to learn one of the tracks on my band's album in the studio as we were recording it.
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