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Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-01-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 521
Posted By Anon17
@OP: Practice string crossing and skipping as...

@OP: Practice string crossing and skipping as much as you can if you want to improve picking on multiple strings; like you said it's a lot harder than picking on just one string.

Also co-ordination...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-31-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Anon17
Remember it's okay to rest your arm on the body...

Remember it's okay to rest your arm on the body of the guitar but it shouldn't push into the guitar. Wrist should float as much as possible but lightly touching strings you aren't playing with your...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-21-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,985
Posted By Anon17
This is what I meant, the point is the processes...

This is what I meant, the point is the processes going on in the brain are able to be modelled no matter how ridiculously complex or how long it takes to do that (which is why I said "completely...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-20-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,985
Posted By Anon17
I don't think you understand how AI or the human...

I don't think you understand how AI or the human brain works, in regards to the computers playing music think; emotions are produced by the brain so if you completely emulated the brain you would...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-20-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,985
Posted By Anon17
I agree, though I think that the decided...

I agree, though I think that the decided emotionally part of choosing these bends etc. is just your subconscious decisions; basically what I'm saying is because it's your subconscious making the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Anon17
You should be able to do both but honestly it's a...

You should be able to do both but honestly it's a lot more useful to get good alternate picking and then branch out into economy picking, since you need to alternate pick anything on one string and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,985
Posted By Anon17
Yeah I guess you're right, maybe playing with...

Yeah I guess you're right, maybe playing with feeling is the ability to play by instinct without overthinking; good players always seem to be able to pay attention to the rest of the music instead of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,985
Posted By Anon17
When you play with feel you are still reaching...

When you play with feel you are still reaching quantified goals like "make this bend sound good by playing it this way", even if you don't consciously think about these goals before you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-18-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,985
Posted By Anon17
Oh yeah definitely he'd have to actually put the...

Oh yeah definitely he'd have to actually put the practice in but I have no doubts he could do it. Not saying it would be easy even for Guthrie though (would probably take years), I play a lot of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-16-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,985
Posted By Anon17
There is a difference between hitting notes...

There is a difference between hitting notes poorly (like a beginner) or hitting notes correctly but using your own personal vibrato instead of copying someone elses. A beginner almost always plays...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-16-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,985
Posted By Anon17
This is what I mean. Like I honestly think with...

This is what I mean.

Like I honestly think with a little practice Tosin Abasi could play anything Steve Vai has written, sure he might not get the exact same sound out of the vibrato or whatever but...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-15-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,985
Posted By Anon17
Examples for all three points please, like you...

Examples for all three points please, like you could maybe argue some Shawn Lane or Allan Holdsworth pieces might be a little faster than PG or CB could play off the top of their heads but I have no...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-14-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,985
Posted By Anon17
I was referring to the fact you'd need to use...

I was referring to the fact you'd need to use fingerstyle to play flamenco "properly", was a bad example on my part since I don't really know Paul Gilbert's proficiency in fingerstyle.

My point was...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-13-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,985
Posted By Anon17
If you take your question literally, as in can...

If you take your question literally, as in can you get to a point at which you can be given a tab or piece of sheet music and learn it within a week no matter how hard it is, then yes (providing the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-28-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By Anon17
Honestly if you are practicing properly (relaxed,...

Honestly if you are practicing properly (relaxed, small motions etc... just read the stickies and search around for some good threads) then it won't take you anywhere near years to get any Slash solo...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-23-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By Anon17
Honestly in the long run it's probably better if...

Honestly in the long run it's probably better if you just practice it the way it is.

If you want to learn the song in a short amount of time for a performance or something, and you can play the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-27-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,156
Posted By Anon17
Almost no good guitarists anchor...

Almost no good guitarists anchor (relatively).

If you mean lightly resting your palm on the strings and stuff then that's okay, most people do this. But you don't need to place your pinky on...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-24-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,109
Posted By Anon17
That is not how getting better at guitar...

That is not how getting better at guitar works.

Weightlifting and guitar playing have very different training methods.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-24-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,156
Posted By Anon17
Don't anchor OP.

Don't anchor OP.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-23-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,156
Posted By Anon17
Okay slow version first, the general idea looks...

Okay slow version first, the general idea looks alright but you are using way too large motions on your upstrokes and alternate picking in general. Downpicking is better but it seems like you tense...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-20-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,107
Posted By Anon17
These replies are great, but since you're...

These replies are great, but since you're probably going to want an actual answer:

If you practice properly, focus on everything said above and shit you'll probably be able to play some easier shred...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-16-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,156
Posted By Anon17
Try to post a video that shows the whole guitar +...

Try to post a video that shows the whole guitar + body below face so we can see how your whole picking arm is working.

It seems like you are tensing up way too much, using too large motions and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-13-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 27,172
Posted By Anon17
Some of my friends at university love project...

Some of my friends at university love project Euler, bunch of nerds.

I can't remember how I learnt to program initially since I started trying to make poor quality video games at about 11 year old,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-09-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 27,172
Posted By Anon17
TV is like the easiest way to decide it's not fun...

TV is like the easiest way to decide it's not fun to practice guitar and it's instead more fun to watch Community and noodle about unplugged at the same time :(

What subject did you do if you're...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-07-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 27,172
Posted By Anon17
Yeah I find myself answering technique questions...

Yeah I find myself answering technique questions on here and r/guitar more than actually practicing guitar myself.

University is far more time consuming than I thought it was and I haven't really...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-05-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Anon17
^ That is the source of the noise. This means...

^ That is the source of the noise.

This means you have to mute the part of the string below the note your tapping with your fretting hand, for example check out how the muting is done in this...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-27-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Anon17
If you aren't using the right hand to mute...

If you aren't using the right hand to mute strings lower than the one you are currently playing in a sweep then the sweep is going to sound bad due to excess noise.

You can left hand mute some of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-01-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Anon17
If you can do it for a little bit but not for 15...

If you can do it for a little bit but not for 15 seconds it might just be your endurance or tension building up rather than your pinky being physically unable to perform these movements. Like Zaphod...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-25-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By Anon17
Everyone who plays guitar should try to minimize...

Everyone who plays guitar should try to minimize the tension in both hands (and anywhere else on your body) because it's basically the key to actually being good (technically) at the guitar.

Always...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-21-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,211
Posted By Anon17
I'll learn easy songs while watching TV and...

I'll learn easy songs while watching TV and looking at the score or tab, it seems to work.

But yeah any proper practice should be done without anything else on, although you should be taking short...
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