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Forum: Metal 06-15-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,206
Posted By Abacus11
If you're someone who sticks with playing guitar...

If you're someone who sticks with playing guitar and being a musician, over time your tastes and interests will change many, MANY times. I've been playing for 26 years now and during that time I've...
Forum: The Pit 01-08-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 880
Posted By Abacus11
Everyone saying that SoundCloud is great for...

Everyone saying that SoundCloud is great for demos and rough ideas and Bandcamp is best for finished material are right.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-11-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,386
Posted By Abacus11
YES. Don't try to just memorize the notes on the...

YES.

Don't try to just memorize the notes on the fretboard... it will seem pointless. Learn your scales and modes but put them to practical use as you're learning. Practice the C Major scale then...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-12-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Abacus11
This sounds like it could be fun but I don't...

This sounds like it could be fun but I don't quite get it... Once we learn the songs do we then record them?
Forum: The Pit 03-11-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,348
Posted By Abacus11
One time a band I was playing guitar in tried out...

One time a band I was playing guitar in tried out a drummer that couldn't count to eight.

He was useful.
Forum: Musician Talk 10-31-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By Abacus11
No.

No.
Forum: The Pit 09-28-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,344
Posted By Abacus11
A million bucks? Honestly, I'd probably go for...

A million bucks? Honestly, I'd probably go for 1-10 odds. Most likely I'm a millionaire and if not I'm dead fast.
Forum: Singing & Vocals 08-02-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By Abacus11
He's not singing in key. His rhythm is off. For...

He's not singing in key. His rhythm is off.

For a really young kid he's not bad he just needs to keep practicing. He's got a lot of potential... tell him not go give up!
Forum: The Pit 06-15-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 893
Posted By Abacus11
I've dealt with people like this for years. Tell...

I've dealt with people like this for years. Tell him to **** off, seriously, I'm not kidding. You'll feel much better.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 06-08-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By Abacus11
Try using a metronome. It's a simple tool but...

Try using a metronome. It's a simple tool but it's SO helpful.

As far as singing in key, it takes practice, LOTS of practice. Keep trying and don't give up. Once you've got a song or part of a song...
Forum: The Pit 05-18-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,209
Posted By Abacus11
When did everyone get a shitty sense of humor?...

When did everyone get a shitty sense of humor? And become a ******?

I swear it hasn't always been like this.
Forum: The Pit 05-14-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,126
Posted By Abacus11
Stay in Italy. Most people don't get a chance to...

Stay in Italy. Most people don't get a chance to do what you're doing there.

Life sucks, trust me.

Enjoy it while you can and stay in Italy.
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-11-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 827
Posted By Abacus11
If they have songs written with a low B string...

If they have songs written with a low B string (or whatever they're tuned to) then you'll probably have to get a 5 string... otherwise you'll have to play bottom-string root notes an octave higher...
Forum: The Pit 04-17-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 7,880
Posted By Abacus11
Obviously the idea of tax dollars going to fund...

Obviously the idea of tax dollars going to fund someone's drug habit is repulsive but where does it stop? If you ok drug testing for welfare recipients it would be tough to argue against diet...
Forum: The Pit 04-04-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 451
Posted By Abacus11
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 12-22-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 31,302
Posted By Abacus11
http://theimaginarylines.bandcamp.com/

http://theimaginarylines.bandcamp.com/
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 12-09-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Abacus11
Before you buy a book - Try compiling a list of...

Before you buy a book - Try compiling a list of songs that you like and are like the kind of music you want to write. Read the lyrics, study them, try to get a sense of how your favorite songwriters...
Forum: Metal 12-01-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Abacus11
No one really called them metal in their heyday...

No one really called them metal in their heyday because "metal" was kind of a bad word in the mid 90's. Most people considered them to be a heavy alt rock band... with influences in metal, hardcore...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 11-28-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By Abacus11
Check your spelling. If I'm being honest, these...

Check your spelling.

If I'm being honest, these lyrics are a little creepy.
Forum: The Pit 11-18-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,817
Posted By Abacus11
I doubt your friend was the first idiot kid to...

I doubt your friend was the first idiot kid to say something stupid to him. He probably doesn't care.
Forum: Bandleading 09-01-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,889
Posted By Abacus11
lol

lol
Forum: Musician Talk 08-12-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Abacus11
A minor

A minor
Forum: The Pit 06-10-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By Abacus11
That's not true. Most people who are tone deaf...

That's not true. Most people who are tone deaf actually have no idea that they are. If you are in fact tone deaf, singing and having it sound good is virtually impossible considering that singing is...
Forum: Bandleading 05-17-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Abacus11
It sounds like you're just in a bad band...

It sounds like you're just in a bad band situation. Get out ASAP.

Also, get used to guitarists bragging even when they can't really play. It's everywhere.
Forum: The Pit 03-30-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,107
Posted By Abacus11
I dated a girl with schizophrenia for over 4...

I dated a girl with schizophrenia for over 4 years. It's hell, it really is.
Forum: The Pit 03-30-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 4,871
Posted By Abacus11
I love all chords.

I love all chords.
Forum: The Pit 03-17-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,852
Posted By Abacus11
Haha... Linkin Park...

Haha... Linkin Park...
Forum: Tab Talk 03-16-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By Abacus11
...

http://tabs.ultimate-guitar.com/k/koji_kondo/the_legend_of_zelda_dungeon_theme_power_tab.htm
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-15-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 750
Posted By Abacus11
If you're an intermediate and looking to play...

If you're an intermediate and looking to play metal try learning the lead AND rhythm guitar parts from the "Rust In Peace" album by Megadeth.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-15-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 790
Posted By Abacus11
I've been playing for 22 years and I've always...

I've been playing for 22 years and I've always fretted with my thumb. It's only a bad habit to fret the low E string with your thumb if it confuses you and slows down your chord changes. If it...
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