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Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-06-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,912
Posted By UseMyIllusion
Left wrist pain.

Sorry if this is in the wrong forum, wasn't too sure where to post it

I've started getting pains in my left wrist (Fretting hand)

I'm not tensing up or anything, I'm relaxed when I play, but...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-19-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 482
Posted By UseMyIllusion
Cheers guys, I think I'll try out fast fret, then...

Cheers guys, I think I'll try out fast fret, then try finger ease spray after I run out of fast fret.

It sounds pretty useful, but I don't think i'll be using it after every time I play.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-18-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 482
Posted By UseMyIllusion
I think I read somewhere that it speeds up your...

I think I read somewhere that it speeds up your playing & extends the life of your strings, not too sure if that's true though.

I think i'm going to get some to try it out, When do I use it, before...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-18-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 482
Posted By UseMyIllusion
Fast fret?

What does it do? And is it worth it?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-18-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By UseMyIllusion
What do I practice though, muting the strings,...

What do I practice though, muting the strings, the way I pick, up and downstrokes? I can't really tell how he's doing this..
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-18-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By UseMyIllusion
John Frusciante rhythm playing.

Watch from 00:30 - 00:45. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eE3dUUj4_4Q

How can I play that rhythmically and accurately, I can play what he's playing, but he does it so effortlessly & accurately.

I'm...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-04-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By UseMyIllusion
Cheers guys, i'll be sure to try all of these,...

Cheers guys, i'll be sure to try all of these, I'm really not too confident on jazz but i'll give it a shot and get some lessons online, I'm not looking to play anything complicated on lead because...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-30-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By UseMyIllusion
I've been to that website before, I learnt some...

I've been to that website before, I learnt some stuff from it but ultimately give up thinking that it wasn't really relevant to what I wanted to do, But I see it differently now, and seeing as i've...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-30-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By UseMyIllusion
Could you suggest any songs I could learn? Also...

Could you suggest any songs I could learn?

Also I have no money to buy any theory books so I'll just get searching on the internet, cheers :)
Forum: Musician Talk 10-30-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By UseMyIllusion
The miles.be functional ear trainer won't...

The miles.be functional ear trainer won't download, keeps saying there's an error, is there any other websites I could use?
Forum: Musician Talk 10-30-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By UseMyIllusion
I guess my main goal is to be able to play what I...

I guess my main goal is to be able to play what I feel, I don't want to tap/shred etc, I kinda like Jimi hendrix/John frusciante approach to guitar, but i'm not sure how I can let them inspire my...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-30-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By UseMyIllusion
How long does this take to get good at? :)

How long does this take to get good at? :)
Forum: Musician Talk 10-30-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By UseMyIllusion
Cheers guys! I'll start analyzing other players...

Cheers guys! I'll start analyzing other players and try and learn their music by ear, I usually use tab, but they're normally wrong and I need to train my ear, I've just downloaded the functional ear...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-30-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By UseMyIllusion
Cheers that makes sense :) The only problem is...

Cheers that makes sense :)
The only problem is the phrase haha, I'm really not good at creating melodies on the spot or anything, I always get asked to play a solo and I just sit there blank, I find...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-30-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By UseMyIllusion
It annoys me because I can tell what key I am in...

It annoys me because I can tell what key I am in but I'm not sure whether I change scales when I'm playing/playing over a new chord.

And no I haven't heard of that :/
Forum: Musician Talk 10-30-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,084
Posted By UseMyIllusion
Lead guitar theory

Hey! I've been trying to start playing lead guitar but I'm having a lot of trouble. When people ask me to play a lead guitar part I can never think of what to play and end up looking a fool.

I...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-15-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,032
Posted By UseMyIllusion
Yeah I should really learn what different...

Yeah I should really learn what different instruments which I don't usually listen too, sound like haha, i've never had a reason to though I guess.

Cheers though, that video helped :)
Forum: Musician Talk 08-15-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,032
Posted By UseMyIllusion
If you've heard the song "Estranged" By...

If you've heard the song "Estranged" By guns n roses, could you say that the guitar "Slash's part" Is a melody? I mean, I hum that guitar part and usually sing axl's vocals, I find them both pretty...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-15-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,032
Posted By UseMyIllusion
The sax? If that's what it even is? XD I'm...

The sax? If that's what it even is? XD

I'm seeing a trend that the melody is the memorable and obvious musical idea, mainly vocals, also the harmony is the music behind the melody, to reinforce it's...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-15-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,032
Posted By UseMyIllusion
I was actually gonna ask about Joe satriani as...

I was actually gonna ask about Joe satriani as there's no vocals.

So the melody is the musical idea which stands out? Say for example, The zephyr song by the red hot chili's, the vocal line is the...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-15-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,032
Posted By UseMyIllusion
He's trying to explain it to me haha. I...

He's trying to explain it to me haha.
I understand harmony is more than one note, such as a chord, triad.

But i've never been taught what a melody is, I mean, It's the part which stands out...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-27-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By UseMyIllusion
Harmonic minor scale sounds really persian/middle...

Harmonic minor scale sounds really persian/middle eastern to me.

When my guitar teacher taught it to me I said it sounds like something from prince of Persia haha :)
Forum: Musician Talk 07-25-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,021
Posted By UseMyIllusion
Would you suggest I ever learn modes? I mean, I...

Would you suggest I ever learn modes? I mean, I don't really want to play Jazz..

I got told it's better to stay away from modes as they hinder creativity, and to learn about the tonal centre instead
Forum: Musician Talk 07-24-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,021
Posted By UseMyIllusion
Accidental kinda makes it sound as if it's...

Accidental kinda makes it sound as if it's "wrong" :/ adds to the confusion
Forum: Musician Talk 07-24-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,021
Posted By UseMyIllusion
Kinda rock / soft rock, melodic, chili peppers...

Kinda rock / soft rock, melodic, chili peppers kinda stuff, not their funk stuff though. :)

EDIT: To be honest, it kinda varies, whatever I feel like.

I've been playing guitar properly for around a...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-24-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,021
Posted By UseMyIllusion
I'm not even sure whether to learn modes as...

I'm not even sure whether to learn modes as someone mentioned it will hinder creativity, and I know what an accidental is I just didn't know the term "Accidental"
Forum: Musician Talk 07-24-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,021
Posted By UseMyIllusion
Ah, won't it just be guessing work trying to use...

Ah, won't it just be guessing work trying to use accidentals then?
Forum: Musician Talk 07-24-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,021
Posted By UseMyIllusion
What I mean is, how can you find an accidental?...

What I mean is, how can you find an accidental? If you know what I mean?

For example, in C major, how do I know the accidentals? :)
Forum: Musician Talk 07-24-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,021
Posted By UseMyIllusion
How do you know which accidentals can be...

How do you know which accidentals can be used?

Should I save this question for later and just carry on with my music theory? :)
Forum: Musician Talk 07-24-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,021
Posted By UseMyIllusion
I'm quite liking this music theory website, the...

I'm quite liking this music theory website, the exercises are definitely helpful and make sure I remember it!

Already learned how to identify notes on a staff XD

And yeah sorry Ciano I couldn't...
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