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Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 06:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 369
Posted By Sickz
I use three different programs for that. Anytune,...

I use three different programs for that. Anytune, Riffstation and Amazing Slow Downer, check them out and see which fits your needs the most. I think they all have free trails so you can try them out...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-10-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By Sickz
Always. I donīt know if it is primarily because...

Always. I donīt know if it is primarily because i am a jazz and fusion player, but i study the chords to tunes all the time. Chords give you options on what to play. I know a few of my friends who...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-10-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 191
Posted By Sickz
The best bet you would have to convert it into a...

The best bet you would have to convert it into a metal song sadly uses a lot of music theory and all that "fancy stuff".

The easiest way to make it is to take the song (which is in a major key) and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-09-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Sickz
I think it is healthy to have variation, but not...

I think it is healthy to have variation, but not too much. When i was a beginner i did one song at a time, as i became better i could practice two songs at the time. Nowadays i do a maximum of three...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-09-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By Sickz
The joy of improvement and of course the social...

The joy of improvement and of course the social aspect. I love playing with others, hence why i play with so many groups. And the feeling i get everyday at a practice session when i feel that i can...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-06-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,136
Posted By Sickz
You asked if this is possible, it is not. For all...

You asked if this is possible, it is not. For all the collection of notes in western music we have a name for it. A C major scale with a raised fourth and flattened seventh for example is given the...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-05-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By Sickz
Leave modes, now. You donīt want to deal with...

Leave modes, now. You donīt want to deal with modes until you have a good basis of theoretical knowledge, especially since there is way to much wrong information about them (even around here).

You...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-05-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,136
Posted By Sickz
I have two problems with your question here. 1....

I have two problems with your question here.

1. You make it sound like a one way road. Like either you play by ear or either you use theoretical concepts to compose, i would argue most people use...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-04-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By Sickz
Well, it started with me hearing Metallica and...

Well, it started with me hearing Metallica and Iron Maiden when i was 13 and being like "I want to be able to play that!".

That is long ago now and my taste has expanded quite extensively, being...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-03-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 850
Posted By Sickz
My biggest pet peeve is players that think that...

My biggest pet peeve is players that think that some styles or some players are more music than others, and that their taste is the absolute taste to have. I canīt stand people who argue about music.
Forum: Musician Talk 07-02-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,899
Posted By Sickz
I would actually suggest the contrary. I myself,...

I would actually suggest the contrary. I myself, and many others i know who post regularly here think much music and many players are great, then again, that is cause the question about complexity...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-02-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Sickz
There are many things that have inpact on your...

There are many things that have inpact on your technique. The most common things that hold people back in terms of the picking hand are:

1. Tensing up to much. Always play & practice relaxed, it...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-29-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By Sickz
No. The reason being that you shouldnīt feel...

No.

The reason being that you shouldnīt feel tired, and absolutely not feel any pain when playing. That is why you got the examine your technique and the way you practice so you are able to play...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-29-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,899
Posted By Sickz
I agree. Iīm not going to write a long essay...

I agree. Iīm not going to write a long essay about this, but to keep it short..

I enjoy all kinds of playing, be it fast, medium or slow playing. I enjoy all kinds of styles, be it pop, jazz or...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-29-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Sickz
I would agree on both those points. Learning from...

I would agree on both those points. Learning from other musicians and learning together with other people is great. I am also a follower of the Zen movement, and meditation is a part of my daily...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-28-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,899
Posted By Sickz
I would tend to agree, but i don't like things...

I would tend to agree, but i don't like things for the speeds sake. It's the musical aspect that determines if somethings good. It's like having a car, i like having a car cause i can take myself...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-28-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,899
Posted By Sickz
I agree, to some extent. Speed is irrelevant,...

I agree, to some extent.

Speed is irrelevant, that is true. I couldnīt care less if i was playing 1 note or 100 notes, if it fits the context and sounds good, then it is good, regardless of how many...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-28-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 575
Posted By Sickz
I wouldnīt. In my opinion you cant rate...

I wouldnīt.

In my opinion you cant rate yourself, nor other people, in areas such as playing or musicianship. You can only make up your mind what you enjoy and dont enjoy in music, which clearly is...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-28-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By Sickz
No worries man. :haha: Now if youīd like a...

No worries man. :haha:

Now if youīd like a more complete list, donīt hesitate to send me a message. I am very much into afrobased styles of music, or styles that have their origin in those styles....
Forum: Musician Talk 06-28-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By Sickz
If you want uptempo jazz for guitar i have a few...

If you want uptempo jazz for guitar i have a few suggestions on top of my head.

"My Kind Of Bebop" by Andreas Öberg, "On The Stars" by Pat Martino, "Oleo" by Joe Pass. You could also take a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-27-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Sickz
That is correct. Diminished chords donīt show...

That is correct. Diminished chords donīt show their full quality until they become four note chords, cause as you said, they can either have a flat seventh or a double flattened seventh. I simply...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-27-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 229
Posted By Sickz
Not to be that guy, but Greg Howe is...

Not to be that guy, but Greg Howe is "cheating" with jazz aswell. If they asked for a traditional jazz piece, they are not looking for fusion jazz like Howe, Govan or anything like that. If they...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-27-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By Sickz
Yes, a the characteristic of a minor chord is the...

Yes, a the characteristic of a minor chord is the flatted third. However, it is not exclusive to minor chords, half diminished and diminished chords use the flatted third aswell.

Basically, in their...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-25-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Sickz
Well, i do recommend getting a proper program for...

Well, i do recommend getting a proper program for it, be it amazing slow downer, anytune or riffstation. It might be pricey but i would view it as an investment instead, cause it will benefit you a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-22-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By Sickz
They do both. Some songs from these bands that...

They do both. Some songs from these bands that are known for downpicking contain parts that are entirely downpicked, powerchords included. Some feature downpicking when doing muted single string...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-22-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By Sickz
Honestly, i have not been using it too often to...

Honestly, i have not been using it too often to find when it starts affecting the strings. I have actual calluses, i only use candle wax when i have a cut or blister on my finger, too ease the pain...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-22-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By Sickz
In my experience candle wax is more common. I...

In my experience candle wax is more common. I have myself used it and lots of players i know (regardless of instrument) have used it for gigs/practicing when their fingers are hurting. Just light a...
Forum: Bandleading 06-20-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By Sickz
What is the worst that can happen? The worst that...

What is the worst that can happen? The worst that can happen is that the audience doesnīt enjoy your band too much, thatīs it. It happens, i have been playing to crowds that aint to fond of the style...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-18-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By Sickz
I'm assuming you meant to write "to do...

I'm assuming you meant to write "to do everyday", hence my answer is this.

(in no particular order)

1. Work on your ear
2. Learn music (tunes)
3. Play with others.
4. Look for new music
5. Have fun
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-18-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By Sickz
Depends on your how good of a musician you are,...

Depends on your how good of a musician you are, and what you are learning.

When starting out i only learned one song at a time, but now that i have been playing for so long i often have three songs...
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