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Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-23-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By Anon17
If you can play by ear it basically means you can...

If you can play by ear it basically means you can hear a sound and then play that sound on guitar.

If it takes you time to do this (it usually takes a lot of practice before you can instantly play...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-13-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,164
Posted By Anon17
Yeah this, I'm not a teacher but this is exactly...

Yeah this, I'm not a teacher but this is exactly what happened when I was teaching a friend. A beginner who can't comfortably play anything is not going to be able to use regular movement, let alone...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-10-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By Anon17
You should be able to do both ideally, as there...

You should be able to do both ideally, as there are going to be times where both are useful.

I would highly recommend learning proper fingering for all the common chords, as it will teach you some...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-08-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By Anon17
You'll want to be able to make up chord...

You'll want to be able to make up chord progressions and licks to fit songs too, I think session musicians focus on the musician part of it a lot more than the guitar playing part of it.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-06-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,537
Posted By Anon17
You have missed the point of every post I've...

You have missed the point of every post I've made. I will try to explain one last time why finger length is irrelevant.



As Freepower pointed out, the guitarist generally considered to be the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-06-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,537
Posted By Anon17
I'm done, this guy is either a troll or does not...

I'm done, this guy is either a troll or does not understand logical reasoning.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-06-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,537
Posted By Anon17
Okay so out of me and two friends, I have small...

Okay so out of me and two friends, I have small hands and they have larger hands.

I can play faster than both of then. Therefore, smaller hands make you play faster.

This is your logic applied the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-06-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,537
Posted By Anon17
What kind of scientific studies to you read? To...

What kind of scientific studies to you read?

To get an accurate conclusion you need to see something like 10,000+ guitarists considering how many are in the world. If you're gonna claim you've...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-05-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,424
Posted By Anon17
There are lots of exercises and such here:...

There are lots of exercises and such here: http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1091788&page=1&pp=20

Not sure if you can post your own ones there but I can't see why it would be a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-05-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Anon17
This will go away with practice, if you're having...

This will go away with practice, if you're having problems slow down further. I was playing at 20bpm practicing picking for a long time (and still go that low sometimes if I want to program more...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-05-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,537
Posted By Anon17
First of all you're basing this on how many...

First of all you're basing this on how many people you've seen play at a certain speed with a certain hand size.

Do you really think you've seen enough guitar players to give you an accurate picture...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-04-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,537
Posted By Anon17
Both. I was referring to guitar technique the...

Both.

I was referring to guitar technique the whole time, not natural talent in general. C'mon, I don't want to sound rude but you should think about the context of my post before replying.

None of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-04-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,537
Posted By Anon17
You completely misunderstood what I posted I...

You completely misunderstood what I posted I think, I'm talking about the physical playing of the guitar and not anything to do with listening to or composing music. Tiger Woods is playing a game...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-03-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Anon17
Play slowly, focus on accurately playing the...

Play slowly, focus on accurately playing the notes with small movements while remaining relaxed.

This is a very hard thing to do. You will probably have to slow down to something a LOT slower than...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-03-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Anon17
A second instrument will be easier to learn...

A second instrument will be easier to learn musically because your ear does not care which instrument you are playing, only what music it can hear.

The technical aspect of the instrument will still...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-03-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Anon17
Fast picking comes from relation and small...

Fast picking comes from relation and small movements. The smaller your movements and the more relaxed your pick strokes, the faster you will play.

It sounds like you are tensing up in order to play...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-03-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,537
Posted By Anon17
I'm not sure if this part has been resolved or...

I'm not sure if this part has been resolved or not, but:

Anyone with two working hands (eight fingers, two thumbs) is able to become as proficient as they wish with the guitar, END OF...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-21-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By Anon17
After the strumming it appears he hits the side...

After the strumming it appears he hits the side of his guitar, hammers a note with his left hand (I think it's the 7th fret of the 5th or 6th string only had a quick look) then hits the 19th fret for...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-13-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,164
Posted By Anon17
This feeling will disappear after a while, I had...

This feeling will disappear after a while, I had it too when I first started playing slowly. Ignore the constant "maybe I should play this a bit faster because I kinda can and I want to improve...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-01-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Anon17
Also remember that you need to work on the...

Also remember that you need to work on the synchronization of your left and right hands, else no matter how fast you get that finger picking you won't be able to play much with it.

Basically you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-27-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Anon17
Other people have other levels of skill at...

Other people have other levels of skill at everything on guitar. Some songs will be easier for some people to learn than you, other songs will be harder for some people to learn than you.

All that...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-26-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Anon17
It's all about the sound you want to make,...

It's all about the sound you want to make, ideally. The most efficient way to play this lick is using your index, ring and pinky and if that is comfortable that's great (a lot of people just don't...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-26-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Anon17
Make sure you aren't tensing up too much, often...

Make sure you aren't tensing up too much, often this will be the case. It could be anything from your fingers to your shoulder tensing, so check this first.

If you're sure your technique is good and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-22-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Anon17
If you're saying you want to learn to play for...

If you're saying you want to learn to play for example 2-4 with the index and ring, when you usually play it 1-2-4 with index, middle, pinky in a scale, then this is a good thing to do. Being able to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-22-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Anon17
If you practice with your pinky enough, making...

If you practice with your pinky enough, making sure not to tense up and minimizing movement, you can get it to fret just as well as any of the other fingers. I would seriously recommend learning to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-21-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By Anon17
Ideally, you want to try to minimize the amount...

Ideally, you want to try to minimize the amount of movement required while staying comfortable playing the passage.

If I was playing something like:


----4-
3-6---


I would use my index finger,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-24-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By Anon17
Alternate picking is also much more widely...

Alternate picking is also much more widely applicable and thus for the majority of players (due to time constraints) it's wiser to work on it than economy picking.

Also, take a lick such as (the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-09-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Anon17
^ This. I've noticed the same effect myself OP -...

^ This.

I've noticed the same effect myself OP - I'm not actually playing any better though (usually worse), I just can't hear as many mistakes as before.

As for the players who recorded famous...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-05-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 885
Posted By Anon17
For picking, both hands will be letting you down...

For picking, both hands will be letting you down - The thing that makes picking so hard is synchronizing the hands so well, meaning you need both hands to be relaxed/economical etc...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-31-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 885
Posted By Anon17
I can't see very well but it seems like you're...

I can't see very well but it seems like you're using your elbow instead of your wrist - I'd highly advise switching to your wrist as for the vast, vast majority of people it is much easier to play...
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