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Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-28-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
There's a whole lot to deal with here and it...

There's a whole lot to deal with here and it starts by saying this: everything you have written there about modes is wrong from a practical point of view.

Yes it is, in the most basic mechanical...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-28-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Uhhh... no? Intonation affects the pitch of...

Uhhh... no? Intonation affects the pitch of fretted notes relative to the open string.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-28-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
The real question is what do you want to...

The real question is what do you want to achieve?

You vaguely implied something about Jimmy Page but you really need to have a decent idea of what you want to end up doing if the question of "what...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-27-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
This thread was necro'd by the post directly...

This thread was necro'd by the post directly above yours which is pure spam. User/bot has already been reported elsewhere.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-27-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,464
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported*

*reported*
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-27-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Talk to a physiotherapist. For the love of all...

Talk to a physiotherapist. For the love of all that is good and right talk to a qualified professional. Do not take chances with your health.

*reported* because asking for health advice here is a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-26-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
The real question is: why are you finding it...

The real question is: why are you finding it difficult? If you can answer that then finding a solution to the problem is pretty easy.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-25-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
http://www.ronimusic.com/ Get the Amazing Slow...

http://www.ronimusic.com/

Get the Amazing Slow Downer. It is a fantastic tool.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-23-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
... The first one is C major. You should know...

... The first one is C major. You should know that without even having to think.

The second is a bit more unusual but it's an A# diminished.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-22-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
The idea of finger strength being something...

The idea of finger strength being something guitarists need to develop is flawed. Nearly every single healthy adult has more than enough strength to do all the fretting they need before they even...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-22-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It's useless though, there's no point playing...

It's useless though, there's no point playing anything that isn't 100% usable and musical.

Before anyone says anything I'm totally aware that the chromatic scale is used in some fantastic pieces of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-22-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Anything from the modern acoustic crowd (Andy...

Anything from the modern acoustic crowd (Andy McKee, Jon Gomm, Antoine Dufor and so on), any solo jazz stuff (guys like Joe Pass who do solo arrangements of standards), a lot of the more jazzy stuff...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-22-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Watch...

Watch this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIEnzboW0Hc

It should cover pretty much all the questions you have about controlling unwanted strings ringing but if you have anything else to ask then...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-22-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Well for a start that dude's playing terribly. ...

Well for a start that dude's playing terribly. His playing is messy and his timing is all over the place. That piece is supposed to sound more like...
Forum: The Pit 09-21-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 992
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I'm English. I go to my favourite pub and keep...

I'm English. I go to my favourite pub and keep drinking until they remove me from my seat. Screw drinking games!
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-21-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 320,752
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Depends how you want to work it. Another low...

Depends how you want to work it. Another low string would most logically be a G#, A# is another logical one, you could double the low C# (did simlar for a recording session once), you could also...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-21-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It's probably either your mic or mic placement or...

It's probably either your mic or mic placement or both, I don't know much about recording but with acoustic both of those things are phenomenally important when it comes to getting a good sound.

You...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-21-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14,550
Views: 320,752
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I would assume GCGCFAD most likely. Others are...

I would assume GCGCFAD most likely. Others are possible of course, but that's the most likely in my experience.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-21-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Tom Morello's technical ability is actually...

Tom Morello's technical ability is actually vastly underrated by most guitarists. Dude can shred it up when he wants to, it just really doesn't fit with what the bands he's in are doing most of the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-21-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
No. The answer is "one you're going to...

No.



The answer is "one you're going to use". The more important thing in terms of physical facility is how you practice it.

For the record as well: running scales is only useful as far as...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-19-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Ohhhhh, cold :p: Kind of walked in to that a bit...

Ohhhhh, cold :p: Kind of walked in to that a bit though I guess :haha
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-19-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 771
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Amp designers are probably not dumb... the people...

Amp designers are probably not dumb... the people who hold the purse strings almost certainly are :haha
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-19-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 771
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*sigh* Can we separate this in to "gear...

*sigh*

Can we separate this in to "gear tone" and "hand tone"?

Gear tone affects the type of tone you're going to get: EQ, gain, american/british voicing, so on and so forth.

Hands affect the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-19-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I don't know and don't really care but I'm kind...

I don't know and don't really care but I'm kind of working on the assumption that my face does something when I'm really getting in to what I'm doing :haha

I guess you'd have to ask my girlfriend to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-19-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Fair enough, there are a metric tonne of them out...

Fair enough, there are a metric tonne of them out there, generally produced by companies who specialise in them, so the companies you want to look at are:

REH: 80s, lots of shred, wild variance in...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-18-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
If you're just concerned with learning from...

If you're just concerned with learning from playing rather than instructional material then just work on transcribing songs. There's no point spending money on essentially arbitrary DVDs when any...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-18-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Appending the word "guitars" also...

Appending the word "guitars" also helps: "Music Man Guitars".
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-18-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Definitely need more information, for sure, but...

Definitely need more information, for sure, but I'll also definitely agree that the distribution of practice time throughout the week when you have limited time to devote to it is very...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-18-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,657
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
To be honest his point is still entirely valid;...

To be honest his point is still entirely valid; Rocksmith, as far as anyone I've ever spoken to is aware, will not teach you good technique.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-13-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Could be really any number of things: poor...

Could be really any number of things: poor stringing; bridge issues; tuners slipping; different playing; nut problems... there are many things that could cause your tuning to be slipping.
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