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Forum: Musician Talk Yesterday, 07:41 PM
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Posted By MaggaraMarine
I would start with keys. Learn how to construct...

I would start with keys. Learn how to construct major and minor scales, learn about chord construction (triads, then 7th chords), learn about chord functions (Roman numerals). I assume you already...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-03-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 605
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Oh, burn.

Oh, burn.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-02-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Well, in Finland it really isn't non-existent....

Well, in Finland it really isn't non-existent. It's just way different than American gospel. The only thing that makes the Finnish gospel "gospel" is the lyrics.


But yeah, TS, you don't really know...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-02-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 398
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Yes. Also, you will not stand out by using...

Yes.


Also, you will not stand out by using certain techniques. Or you will - in a bad way. For example pinch harmonics, sweep picking, tapping, tremolo picking and all that shred stuff will not...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-02-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,504
Posted By MaggaraMarine
^ 8 years.

^ 8 years.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-01-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 605
Posted By MaggaraMarine
^ Yeah. The tapping lick is different, the chords...

^ Yeah. The tapping lick is different, the chords are different, the rhythm is different. I of course hear similarities, but I think it's different enough. It also depends on how the song...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-01-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Was this really so important that you needed to...

Was this really so important that you needed to bump an old thread?
Forum: Musician Talk 08-01-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 605
Posted By MaggaraMarine
^ It really depends on what the tapping run...

^ It really depends on what the tapping run sounds like. It also depends on what chords you use and what your arrangement is like.

It could sound stolen, but it could also sound original.

Your...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-01-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Can you sing the melody? Try...

Can you sing the melody?

Try this:

http://www.midomi.com/
Forum: Musician Talk 08-01-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 446
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Are you going to sing or just play the guitar?

Are you going to sing or just play the guitar?
Forum: Musician Talk 08-01-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 638
Posted By MaggaraMarine
The point is that when you start writing a book,...

The point is that when you start writing a book, you need an idea. The type of the book doesn't matter. You start writing a book about something, you don't just randomly write words on paper. When...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-01-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Cool sounding songs. :y: Learn about 7th...

Cool sounding songs. :y:

Learn about 7th chords. Those are very common in jazz. I don't think you can really sound that "jazzy" without using them. If you want to figure out the progressions,...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-01-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 638
Posted By MaggaraMarine
I have no problems with language analogies. I...

I have no problems with language analogies. I think many times they work pretty well. For example songwriting is a bit like writing a book and improvisation is a bit like a conversation. I think...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-30-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 605
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Yeah, of course. It was just something I...

Yeah, of course. It was just something I noticed.

Yeah, that's not ripping off, that's recycling an idea.
Forum: Musician Talk 07-30-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 605
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Soundcloud. https://soundcloud.com

Soundcloud.

https://soundcloud.com
Forum: Musician Talk 07-30-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By MaggaraMarine
He first plays the 7th fret harmonic on the G...

He first plays the 7th fret harmonic on the G string (picks and touches the string lightly above the 7th fret), then dives on the whammy bar, then touches the string above the 12th fret lightly to...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-30-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 343
Posted By MaggaraMarine
I know this was already answered, but why Bb...

I know this was already answered, but why Bb major has an Eb and not a D# makes a lot of sense on sheet music.

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h133/MaggaraMarine/Bbmajor_zpsi3fphmsk.png

Look at...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-30-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 605
Posted By MaggaraMarine
What you are doing is called "being...

What you are doing is called "being influenced".

Or maybe it's not. We need to hear it. But if you are just writing a song that has strong Whitesnake influences, it's not a rip off.

It depends on...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-29-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By MaggaraMarine
The note the scale starts with is in the scale...

The note the scale starts with is in the scale name. G minor pentatonic is G Bb C D F. It "starts" with a G. Find the notes on the fretboard and you have the Gm pent scale. There are many different...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-29-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 541
Posted By MaggaraMarine
I think this is the main reason why you should...

I think this is the main reason why you should get a teacher. Online lessons can tell you about a lot of stuff, but they can't tell if you are doing something right or wrong. A teacher is not there...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-28-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By MaggaraMarine
X doesn't mean palm muting. It means muting with...

X doesn't mean palm muting. It means muting with your fretting hand.

But in this case I think it just means those strings shouldn't ring at all. It matters if you strum with a pick. But if you pick...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-28-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By MaggaraMarine
^ Yeah. In this case it's a bit ambiguous. The...

^ Yeah. In this case it's a bit ambiguous. The time spent on F major chord is also longer (I mean, the progression has two bars of F major, only one bar of D minor and one bar of Bb major). But to me...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-28-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 704
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Dom7 with both minor and major third = 7#9 chord,...

Dom7 with both minor and major third = 7#9 chord, also known as the "Hendrix chord". If you treat everything as chord tones, your chord would also have the b9, #11 and natural 13.

Here's a whole...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-28-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Yeah, the first song is clearly in B. Listen to...

Yeah, the first song is clearly in B. Listen to the chord progression: Bm-G-A-F# (BTW, same chord progression as in Motorbreath by Metallica - i-(b)VI-(b)VII-V). That F# chord has a strong pull...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-27-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 584
Posted By MaggaraMarine
"How do you remember licks?" Well, you...

"How do you remember licks?"

Well, you just have to use them regularly. Use them in different contexts. Also, remembering the sound is important. If you remember the sound and forget the fingerings,...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-27-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 335
Posted By MaggaraMarine
1. The most important keys (for guitar, but it...

1. The most important keys (for guitar, but it also depends on the genre you play) would be anything with open strings. The open strings are E, A, D, G, B and E, so anything with those notes will...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-26-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,700
Posted By MaggaraMarine
^ Yeah. Many "talented" musicians live...

^ Yeah. Many "talented" musicians live in musical families where music is part of the every day life. This means they get exposed to music very early.

It is pretty clear that musicality is way more...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-26-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,700
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Yeah. That's what classical musicians do most of...

Yeah. That's what classical musicians do most of the time. Very few of them write their own pieces and also perform them. So because classical musicians pretty much only play covers, does that make...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-26-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 704
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Diminished triad is like a rootless dom7 chord....

Diminished triad is like a rootless dom7 chord. For example look at G7 and B diminished triad. G7 is G B D F, Bdim is B D F. Try playing G7/B and compare it to the sound of Bdim. Sounds very similar,...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-26-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 704
Posted By MaggaraMarine
Look at the notes of the scale and see what...

Look at the notes of the scale and see what chords it has in it.

Let's take the D HW diminished scale.

D Eb F F# Ab A B C

Of course it will work over the D diminished 7th chord (and the enharmonic...
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