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Forum: Musician Talk 07-03-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,031
Posted By sqrrloncrack
it doesn't matter where you are, it's still...

it doesn't matter where you are, it's still disrespectful.

anyway, i digress. i get annoyed when people can shred scales but can't keep a beat. i work at guitar center, and these kids come in that...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-16-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By sqrrloncrack
i used the Master Theory books to teach me what i...

i used the Master Theory books to teach me what i know so far. they are really great
Forum: Musician Talk 11-16-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,444
Posted By sqrrloncrack
this.

this.
Forum: Musician Talk 10-29-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By sqrrloncrack
i dont think you would really need a dvd. i don't...

i dont think you would really need a dvd. i don't know of any myself. however, i found that when learning to sight read in different keys it was pretty easy to just start with a key, get accustomed...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-19-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By sqrrloncrack
i agree aim to get it faster than normal speed,...

i agree aim to get it faster than normal speed, but also try increasing the speed a little slower. When i have my students learning how to use a metronome i have them increase by like 4 bpm at a...
Forum: UG Contribution 05-11-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By sqrrloncrack
editing lessons

i just submitted a lesson about the major scale. i proofread it several times but i still missed something. i put too many W's in one of my formulas and i have an incorrect accidental in my F major...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-15-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By sqrrloncrack
There is a series of books called Master Theory...

There is a series of books called Master Theory that is fantastic. it breaks it all down in bite sized chunks from really basic stuff like ledger lines up to transposition and arrangement. six books,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-12-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By sqrrloncrack
for me i find that it's all about context. a lot...

for me i find that it's all about context. a lot of really good players have their thumbs over the top of the guitar, jimi hendrix did this. a lot of other really good blues guys do it.

it's...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-12-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 736
Posted By sqrrloncrack
basically, this. anything with a lot of speed...

basically, this.

anything with a lot of speed picking will do wonders. so yea, thrash metal and the like is good help.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-12-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By sqrrloncrack
this is pretty much what i like to do. it's not...

this is pretty much what i like to do. it's not only a good exercise to practice arpeggios but it's also a killer workout for your hand.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By sqrrloncrack
Paul is an exceptionally good teacher. and his...

Paul is an exceptionally good teacher.

and his guitars from mars video is great
Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By sqrrloncrack
As far as books go, I have found a series of...

As far as books go, I have found a series of music theory books that talks about arrangements in the upper level books. maybe this could help you out. They are the Master Theory books, 1 through 6....
Forum: Musician Ads 03-25-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 255
Posted By sqrrloncrack
aspiring minneapolis session musician

hey everyone. i am looking to gain some session experience. i have been playing guitar for 15 years and have been in the studio a lot and have played too many shows to count.

I am hoping to make the...
Forum: Musician Ads 01-28-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By sqrrloncrack
So I'm new to the Miinneapolis area, i live in...

So I'm new to the Miinneapolis area, i live in Richfield. Looking for some musicians to jam with. I like to play stuff like BTBAM and Veil of Maya, Periphery, etc. I don't have a stage ready amp...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By sqrrloncrack
i would down pick the first string, that way i'm...

i would down pick the first string, that way i'm not playing "inside the strings"
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By sqrrloncrack
maybe change your pick? i used to use a certain...

maybe change your pick?

i used to use a certain kind of pick until one of my buddies pointed out that all he could hear was pick noise. try either a smaller pick (i use jazz 3's) or a slightly...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By sqrrloncrack
i use my ring finger when i do that sweep. it's...

i use my ring finger when i do that sweep. it's just what is comfortable to me. this is how i do it;

pinky (17) ring (15) middle (14) ring(15) pointer (13) pinky (17)

that's just what i do though,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By sqrrloncrack
learning theory is never a bad thing, whether it...

learning theory is never a bad thing, whether it be in college or on your own. i think learning it from someone who knows what they are talking about (like the instructor in college for example) is...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-25-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,314
Posted By sqrrloncrack
i use the extra 2 frets often. especially when i...

i use the extra 2 frets often. especially when i add tapping to arpeggios.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By sqrrloncrack
youtube is an invaluable resource. I have learned...

youtube is an invaluable resource. I have learned a lot from video lessons and whatnot
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-25-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By sqrrloncrack
if you mean in general, i am a sucker for natural...

if you mean in general, i am a sucker for natural wood finishes. there's something beautiful about it that i just can't get enough of
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By sqrrloncrack
RHCP has some good ones. californication is a...

RHCP has some good ones. californication is a great song, centered around Am, C, Dm, G, etc

other good ones that i like to play

skylar grey "love the way you lie"
smashing pumpkins "disarm"
damien...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By sqrrloncrack
yea that happens to everyone. i sometimes forget...

yea that happens to everyone. i sometimes forget that not everyone started playing when they were 9 or 10 years old lol

but to answer the general question of the topic starter. i think economy...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By sqrrloncrack
i like to use this as a good exercise generator....

i like to use this as a good exercise generator. It's very easy to use and will also help you learn scales and all that stuff. Very cool website.

http://guitarcardio.com/
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By sqrrloncrack
mastered, learned, gotten good at, whatever. No...

mastered, learned, gotten good at, whatever. No need to worry about terminology. I just know how to use both and after 15 years of playing i like to think i am not bad at either one. just sayin
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By sqrrloncrack
True story. this is what I did. And now I use...

True story.

this is what I did. And now I use both and switch between the two without even thinking about it. They are appropriate for different things, and when the time is right i jsut do it and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-25-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By sqrrloncrack
when i reach a block i usually take a step away...

when i reach a block i usually take a step away from what i'm trying to learn and learn a new song. Sometimes for me, taking that break and exploring a new song will help me analyze and approach what...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-18-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 413
Posted By sqrrloncrack
I completely agree. To me it looks like he is...

I completely agree. To me it looks like he is trying to down pick that phrase or something. His technique is pretty shoddy. Just alt pick it, you should be fine.
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 11-11-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By sqrrloncrack
hey i like your sound, but you need a better mix....

hey i like your sound, but you need a better mix. your vocalist gets lost in the loudness of the other instruments. other than that, not bad.

when's your next show?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-07-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By sqrrloncrack
I would start small if I were you. Start with a...

I would start small if I were you. Start with a song that just strums some chords. Over time, you will be able to pick out whether they are playing a C or an A minor, and even where they are playing...
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