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Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-10-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By sw4l
try finding some people to jam with when i get...

try finding some people to jam with when i get stuck in a rut or feel uninspired i go jam with someone and together we come up with cool licks and stuff and just have fun with it. It inspires me to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-04-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By sw4l
well it wasn't directly the cause but i played...

well it wasn't directly the cause but i played with alot of tension trying to play songs i wasnt skilled enough for but after sorting my tension issue out and playing now i can pick up the songs more...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-04-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By sw4l
new rocksmith

i was wondering if anyone has seen glimpses of the new rocksmith 2014? i was browsing when i put rocksmith back on my computer and seen a new session mode which is basically a jam with 4 A.I...
Forum: Cover Songs 08-01-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By sw4l
nice cover.. it wasn't until like 1:30 that i...

nice cover.. it wasn't until like 1:30 that i realized that it was 2 of you in the video.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-16-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By sw4l
Thanks for the comments. I feel way more relaxed...

Thanks for the comments. I feel way more relaxed than I used to be but I have been focusing on it and I can tell the difference. July was my 1 year guitar anniversary so I know I have a long road...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-16-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 233
Posted By sw4l
not trying to sound like a dick but go to the...

not trying to sound like a dick but go to the doctor. its probably nothing serious he will just tell you to relax for a little bit but just in case it isnt go see your doctor.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-16-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By sw4l
it has songs with natural harmonics but no pinch...

it has songs with natural harmonics but no pinch harmonics. just barely touch the strings at the 5th 7th or 12th frets there is others like behind the 3rd fret but they are harder to get.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-16-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By sw4l
technique check

im posting a video to check my technique for the guys that helped me i posted a one about a month or so ago and i have taken your advise and unanchored and it has helped my play dramatically i...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-06-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By sw4l
what has worked for me and given me and increase...

what has worked for me and given me and increase in speed has been slow practice and toward the end of the practice session i bump up the tempo until i can play it as fast as i can and cleanly when i...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-26-2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By sw4l
i just keep a choked up grip on the pick its not...

i just keep a choked up grip on the pick its not so much that very little is sticking out its just enough where you can flip your thumb to touch the string immediately after you hit it with your...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-19-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By sw4l
progress

im just writing this for all of those who have helped me on here in the last month or so all the advise i have received has been good and has led to my progression into more relaxed playing and over...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-19-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By sw4l
Some amps have foot switches that you can switch...

Some amps have foot switches that you can switch between channels but I'm not sure about you amp. You might just have to wait and save up for a pedal board.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-16-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By sw4l
i usually push myself technically pretty hard...

i usually push myself technically pretty hard most time because i want to have the speed to shred but i take the weekends to go over some theory try to learn the notes on my fretboard. After i go...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-14-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By sw4l
I posted that after about an hour practice...

I posted that after about an hour practice session. I just noticed a significant improvement after a few days of not doing an actual practice session. Thought there maybe a coorlation there.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-14-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By sw4l
Can you practice too much?

ok so since i started about a year ago i believe it was in july or august wasnt long before i joined UG i have been practicing almost religiously and the sessions last a while and i have fallen...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-13-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By sw4l
When I switched to unanchored playing a week or...

When I switched to unanchored playing a week or two ago I had trouble with the top strings strings as well I found that resting my bottom fingers on the higher strings helped and I do not really rest...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-12-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By sw4l
as long as your not getting any tension or...

as long as your not getting any tension or unwanted string noise your good.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-10-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By sw4l
I am in a rut too and I actually just stopped...

I am in a rut too and I actually just stopped practicing for 2 hours cut it to 30 mins to an hour an just focused my practice to what I needed to learn and after a week or so I have noticed more...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-06-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By sw4l
I just recently switched to floating aswell...

I just recently switched to floating aswell although I don't think I'm quite intermediate yet as I have been playing a little under a year. So far I have had issues with picking too. You just gotta...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-05-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By sw4l
Well I'm constantly using a metronome when I do...

Well I'm constantly using a metronome when I do my technique and scale sequences so I don't see how my timing would be off but I have only been playing for 11 months so I may just not realize it but...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-04-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By sw4l
My issue is that my left hand is movin faster...

My issue is that my left hand is movin faster than my right hand can pick I can use a sort of sweep thing where you pluck the string and run triplets or what ever variation of faster playing I got...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-02-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By sw4l
well no its not i barely touch the guitar with my...

well no its not i barely touch the guitar with my pinky it doesnt stay in one spot it moves with my hand up and down but i can pick a little faster with the floating hand.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-01-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By sw4l
its not as hard as i thought but there's a weird...

its not as hard as i thought but there's a weird but almost pleasurable sensation going on in my wrist. is that normal? i kinda play unanchored alot i just have my hand open which the biggest...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-01-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By sw4l
im pretty sure i get what your saying i have...

im pretty sure i get what your saying i have tried some unachored picking and it feels so normal to leave my hand open but i will try to do it that way since i see so many people encouraging people...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-01-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By sw4l
im finding that out now.. my first song that i...

im finding that out now.. my first song that i learned was bat country by A7X its a simple song until the solo and i gave up half way through the solo because of the sweeping part. i can half way...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-31-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By sw4l
i try to use my wrist but i maybe putting some...

i try to use my wrist but i maybe putting some elbow in it when i pick faster. i recorded it at that speed to see if they were any major technical flaws. i can play it perfectly at 100 bpm triplets...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-30-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By sw4l
http://youtu.be/AzYMH4ZoMhA ok its a short riff...

http://youtu.be/AzYMH4ZoMhA

ok its a short riff that i have been working on. its kinda quick but not as quick as i want to be and not as clean as i want it to be either.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-30-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By sw4l
Right hand technique.

I have been working on getting faster and after a few weeks of steady practice with a metronome I'm seeing progress slowly but I am starting to notice my right hand tech is rather sloppy(and zaphod...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-26-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By sw4l
Good point. When I do my pinky exersises I can...

Good point. When I do my pinky exersises I can only keep my hand is position when my other 2 fingers(either not both) are on a string. Is that bad technique wise? I'm self taught but I do need a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-24-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By sw4l
Okay I will look at my picking hand closer also I...

Okay I will look at my picking hand closer also I have been working on my muting. So I guess it's back to the metronome for my picking hand.

My hand is at a angle because its an exersise but I can...
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