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Forum: Musician Talk 09-29-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By mjones1992
Ok, what you practice is up to you. You have to...

Ok, what you practice is up to you. You have to ask yourself: "What do I want to learn?", and then find some exercises to begin establishing the muscle memory to do them.

If you want to start...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-25-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 2,780
Posted By mjones1992
Hmmm ok. So I guess I'm not understanding why you...

Hmmm ok. So I guess I'm not understanding why you seem to have an issue with terms/ideas like rhythm, timbre, notes, etc. Is it all the 'rules'?

I mean, all of those terms are used to describe...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-25-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 2,780
Posted By mjones1992
I'm honestly super curious after seeing your...

I'm honestly super curious after seeing your posts around here: How would you define 'music'?
Forum: Musician Talk 09-24-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 2,780
Posted By mjones1992
From wikipedia: That might have something...

From wikipedia:


That might have something to do with it ;)
Forum: Musician Talk 09-24-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 2,780
Posted By mjones1992
I don't think "music is math" is a good...

I don't think "music is math" is a good way of putting it because the word 'math' is just as broad as the word music and we associate different things with both words.

Math can mean adding,...
Forum: Bandleading 09-24-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By mjones1992
You might try setting your microphone about an...

You might try setting your microphone about an inch lower from where you have it now. I get the impression that you have it set now so that your head is tilted slightly upward. Set it up so that when...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-24-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 550
Posted By mjones1992
:cheers:

:cheers:
Forum: Musician Talk 09-24-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 550
Posted By mjones1992
Not sure if it's considered 'emo' or 'scene' or...

Not sure if it's considered 'emo' or 'scene' or whatever the hell, but if it's that kind of music with overly breathy vocals and misuse of acoustic guitars, what you want to do is:

Make an open D...
Forum: The Pit 09-23-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,990
Posted By mjones1992
Been smoking since I was 15. I'm 22. It's just...

Been smoking since I was 15. I'm 22. It's just habit now...

Honestly? I like smoking. I like the taste. I like blowing smoke rings and clearing my nose with smoke. I like the stress relief. It...
Forum: The Pit 09-22-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 5,025
Posted By mjones1992
Nah man. Don't be that guy... I mean, you'll get...

Nah man. Don't be that guy...

I mean, you'll get laid and all that, but then you'll find out 3 months from now that she banged Fabio down the street and didn't even shower before she came over.

Do...
Forum: Bandleading 09-22-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By mjones1992
I have no idea what you should do about the PA...

I have no idea what you should do about the PA system. Maybe someone else can address that with some proper advice.

Regarding the 'leader'. A band I quit about 6 months ago had the same situation....
Forum: Recordings 09-21-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By mjones1992
It's not bad. It sounds like a lot of the other...

It's not bad. It sounds like a lot of the other stuff that's going on nowadays, but I do like where it's going. I guess it sounds a little 'safe' to me. Keep cracking at it, and I'm sure it'll turn...
Forum: The Pit 09-21-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 750
Posted By mjones1992
We have a pretty decent train system here on the...

We have a pretty decent train system here on the east coast, but it doesn't go everywhere and many of the trains are dated (read:slow as hell). We don't get new ones for the same reason that most...
Forum: The Pit 09-21-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 992
Posted By mjones1992
We used to play Whisky Pong. 3 little juice...

We used to play Whisky Pong. 3 little juice glasses on each side. You get pretty drunk and start to hate whisky after about 4 games.

Also Ride the Bus. One of my favorites :)
Forum: The Pit 09-21-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,809
Posted By mjones1992
Floyd, Hendrix, Beatles. Ty Segall, although I...

Floyd, Hendrix, Beatles.

Ty Segall, although I heard he started doing some acoustic/quieter stuff. Haven't given it a listen but I really dug his psychedelic fuzz rock thing.

I'm digging that newer...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-21-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By mjones1992
You can certainly try some books. I definitely...

You can certainly try some books. I definitely recommend that.

Too many people jump into songwriting (I was one of them) without realizing that there is a whole world of technical know-how that...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-21-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,098
Posted By mjones1992
^Fair enough, but even using it as an exercise, I...

^Fair enough, but even using it as an exercise, I think it's important to take what you find useful (i.e. select phrases and general concepts like rhythmic phrasing) and leave the rest, especially...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-21-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,098
Posted By mjones1992
I just wanted to throw in there that "doing...

I just wanted to throw in there that "doing justice" to anything in music, aside from more regimented forms of music, shouldn't mean playing it note for note (IMO. I could be wrong here). I worked...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-18-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 438
Posted By mjones1992
Yeah, it doesn't matter much for the plain...

Yeah, it doesn't matter much for the plain strings made of the same material (as long as the pitch you're tuning them to isn't changing), but the material, core, and thickness of a wound string can...
Forum: The Pit 09-17-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 998
Posted By mjones1992
I use Cayenne on everything...even toast...

I use Cayenne on everything...even toast w/jam.



That shit tastes like dish soap and I feel like a 3 year old being punished for talking back when I eat it. No thanks :-/
Forum: Musician Talk 09-17-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 385
Posted By mjones1992
It seems to happen differently every time for me...

It seems to happen differently every time for me (the order of events, that is).

Usually it sparks out of a chord progression. I like my 'fancy' chords and Hendrix-style approaches to chord...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-17-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 438
Posted By mjones1992
Try out the Ernie Ball. I used those for years...

Try out the Ernie Ball. I used those for years before I switched to an even lighter set (still Ernie ball. Weird gauges lol)

I would go ahead and give it a setup if you know how or have a tech do...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-15-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By mjones1992
That screw idea is an awesome tip man :) I just...

That screw idea is an awesome tip man :) I just did that on my backup MiM to see if it would help. Just ran through Star Spangled Banner with all those crazy dives and shakes and it's still in tune....
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-15-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By mjones1992
The trem on the current MiM models (I believe...

The trem on the current MiM models (I believe anything after '11) isn't that bad. Can you do crazy Hendrix 'Star Spangled Banner' stuff and stay perfectly in tune? no. Can you use it for more...
Forum: The Pit 09-14-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 986
Posted By mjones1992
Nah, I think it was just the stupidity of that...

Nah, I think it was just the stupidity of that post. I definitely lost a few brain cells reading it ;)

I don't know how many though because I lost my ability to count after I read it.
Forum: The Pit 09-14-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 986
Posted By mjones1992
Lol Somebody doesn't like The Beatles. I...

Lol

Somebody doesn't like The Beatles.

I especially liked that last line. What does the length of a tune or technical playing skill have to do with good songwriting?

Go listen to anything after...
Forum: The Pit 09-13-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 986
Posted By mjones1992
1. Do you like The Beatles? Yep 2. Favourite...

1. Do you like The Beatles? Yep
2. Favourite Beatles era? '66-'69
4. Favourite singer? Paul. Lennon's a close second but he can be pretty screechy. Ringo's singing sounds goofy and George doesn't...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-13-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By mjones1992
Go peruse eBay for some M50s if you can. I've...

Go peruse eBay for some M50s if you can. I've seen them go used for as low as $60 (USD. That'd be like 40 pounds). There's nothing wrong with used cans as long as they work, and I can tell you the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-13-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By mjones1992
I believe all of them except the 'pocket' version...

I believe all of them except the 'pocket' version are 1/4" for the headphones. There's also an option on the 2.0 to run it into an amp (AIR mode) as well as a left and right output for running into a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-13-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By mjones1992
The POD 2.0 is the one I've seen the most, and if...

The POD 2.0 is the one I've seen the most, and if you're going to be practicing in the dorm, the size isn't going to be an issue. The added buttons and knobs (vs the Pocket POD), makes me think it'd...
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