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Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-01-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 591
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Your friend is probably using a lighter string...

Your friend is probably using a lighter string gauge than you, or it could also be to do with the type of bridge they have. I would bet on it being a gauge thing though.

Do you know what gauge...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
That's a matter of taste really; Brian May (who I...

That's a matter of taste really; Brian May (who I don't think anyone would argue has bad tone) has been using old English six pence pieces for his entire career. He swears by them so much that he...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-07-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Sorry but just to clarify: If you want to submit...

Sorry but just to clarify:

If you want to submit lesson material (which this qualifies as) then there are systems for doing that; posting such material on the forums is generally against the rules,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-18-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Well the answer, sadly, is simply to slow down,...

Well the answer, sadly, is simply to slow down, concentrate more on getting it right for a longer period of time until you can do it without thinking.

One thing you could do if you're getting it...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-14-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15,247
Views: 371,751
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Unsurprisingly that Herbert's already sold :haha ...

Unsurprisingly that Herbert's already sold :haha Just as well, I can't afford that and it would have been quite hard to resist!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-10-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 836
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I'll be honest with you dude; the composition...

I'll be honest with you dude; the composition part of it is pretty simple. You think of a sound, ad write that down. It doesn't even have to be in tab or musical notation, if you know what you want...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-09-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 836
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I think with fast playing it's important to at...

I think with fast playing it's important to at least remember the 'shape' of the part. I mean, once you've been playing a while you'll be able to do that, put it together with the tonality and key...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-05-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 836
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
There are really two things you should do before...

There are really two things you should do before learning any solo, at least in my opinion.

First: make sure you know the solo, by heart, without a guitar in hand. I want you to know every note, to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-05-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
The main criticism I would make is that when you...

The main criticism I would make is that when you speed it up the notes become slightly less rhythmically even, there's a split-second of a pause between each group of 4. It might also be worth...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-30-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported* If you want to advertise yourself...

*reported*

If you want to advertise yourself then do so through the appropriate channels, or if this is genuinely offered for discussion and comment then it should go in to one of the recordings...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-13-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported* If you want to put lessons on the site...

*reported* If you want to put lessons on the site then they should go through the proper systems for that, random lessons aren't supposed to go in the forums.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-11-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
That effect at the beginning is all studio magic,...

That effect at the beginning is all studio magic, you won't be able to replicate that live unless you happen to have a really pro-level rig. I'll bet if they do it live then it's a recorded intro...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-08-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 654
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Well it depends entirely what you're playing. I...

Well it depends entirely what you're playing. I mean... without knowing what it is you're trying to do we really can't say anything much.

Sadly this is one of those "how long is a piece of string?"...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-29-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It would be really helpful if you could post a...

It would be really helpful if you could post a picture of your picking hand, right now it's hard to tell why exactly this is happening and it could be any number of things. Really anyone who's...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-21-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported*

*reported*
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-17-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I don't know of anyone who's played a whole song...

I don't know of anyone who's played a whole song using one, but then the thing itself doesn't interest me that much so I wouldn't exactly be looking for any :haha
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-17-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,750
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Very much appreciated! :D

Very much appreciated! :D
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-17-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Really one of the most important things you can...

Really one of the most important things you can do is to use those ear skills you have and apply them to yourself: take away the outside source and start transcribing things you think of to the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-17-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Yes, the sustainiac system is different from a...

Yes, the sustainiac system is different from a sustain pedal, sadly you really can't replace one with the other. This is another one of those really annoying issues where guitar doesn't really have...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-17-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,750
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
There's this as well: Duration...

There's this as well:

Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-03-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I actually compiled a list kind of like this a...

I actually compiled a list kind of like this a while ago, I tried to cover a decent amount of different skill levels and contexts, and you can find it...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-20-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Well the question is... what are you doing to try...

Well the question is... what are you doing to try and break out of it? Are you just playing and hoping that something new will happen, or are you actively thinking about what you're playing and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-20-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
No, you misunderstand: Other people, people who...

No, you misunderstand:

Other people, people who are not healthcare professionals, might be able to suggest treatments... but they don't know why they worked, only that they did for them. Your...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Get your doctor to refer to you to a proper...

Get your doctor to refer to you to a proper physiotherapist. This is a serious injury and on no account should you be taking medical advice from a bunch of random people online. Seriously. See a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,481
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Hate to break it to you dude, but IBM's Watson...

Hate to break it to you dude, but IBM's Watson project is already coming up with flavor and ingredient combinations for recipes:...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
The thing is you're now getting towards learning...

The thing is you're now getting towards learning songs that don't have a simple down-up style strumming pattern. This song is more complex than that, and while I know what I'm doing I actually don't...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It's almost certainly a typo of some kind, either...

It's almost certainly a typo of some kind, either that should be a p (pull-off rather than a hammer-on), or the 19 should be a lower note. No idea which, because I don't know the song, but this is a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-19-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15,247
Views: 371,751
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Ooooohhhhh, nice, is that the 120w version?

Ooooohhhhh, nice, is that the 120w version?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-18-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,481
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Preferably somewhere that I can't see, yes :p:

Preferably somewhere that I can't see, yes :p:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-18-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,481
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
^ This post. This is exactly why this discussion...

^ This post. This is exactly why this discussion is kind of silly. It always ends up this way. AAAAAALWAAAAAAYS.
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