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Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-16-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By tappooh
I think it means you arent relaxed enough. Its ok...

I think it means you arent relaxed enough. Its ok to make faces to make it look like you are "feeling it" when you want to (Steve Vai), but if you keep making uncontrolled faces/movements without...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-11-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By tappooh
You mentioned Am/G, that is called a "slash...

You mentioned Am/G, that is called a "slash chord" and no, it doesnt have anything to do with Slash of Guns N Roses. It means that you play an A minor chord but instead of having and A as the lowest...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-09-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By tappooh
Midi controller question

I recently bought a Marshall JVM 215 and instead of using its footswitch I want to use a midi controller. From what I understand it is a matter of setting the EQ/gain to whatever you want and then...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-09-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By tappooh
Favourite key when noodling?

I like C/Am because of the 3nps scale run starting on the 1st fret of the low E and also because I can mirror the licks past the 12th fret, Im so used to it by now I should probably try something...
Forum: Bandleading 10-07-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By tappooh
In my opinion the drummer needs to be 100%...

In my opinion the drummer needs to be 100% accurate, a crap drummer can take down an otherwise perfectly good band. You have no chance but to follow whatever tempo he sets so ideally you want a...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-07-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 408
Posted By tappooh
I do it but not using earphones, I play some...

I do it but not using earphones, I play some music on my pc so I can still hear myself (random pop tunes so they dont confuse me) and play some licks, not even following the beat/tempo/key.

I only...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-01-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By tappooh
What made you switch to economy picking?

What made you switch to economy picking?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-01-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By tappooh
Tremolo picking 16th notes at 180 bpm for 5...

Tremolo picking 16th notes at 180 bpm for 5 minutes is ****ing impressive! Im not sure you can improve by a large amount, the body just gets tired and there isnt much you can do about it.

Maybe you...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-22-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By tappooh
Thanks everyone for the helpful replies! If the...

Thanks everyone for the helpful replies!

If the difference between different brands tubes is subtle then where is it? Why does a DSL40 not sound like a JCM800 despite having the same tubes?...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-21-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By tappooh
Tubes question

Im currently on the lookout for my first new amp and I was googling some info. I noticed that many amps share the same type of tubes, for instance ECC83/12AX7 pre amp tubes are used on nearly every...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By tappooh
It sounds dirty probably because the...

It sounds dirty probably because the tuning/intonation on your guitar isnt that good. In order to play major/minor and other complex chords you need to have perfect tuning/intonation, especially the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By tappooh
I start at a tempo where Im comfortable and...

I start at a tempo where Im comfortable and gradually increase by 1 bpm when I feel I can play the lick accurately. I keep increasing the tempo until I reach max speed and repeat the process a few...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-14-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 674
Posted By tappooh
Paul Gilbert's and Petrucci's.

Paul Gilbert's and Petrucci's.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-12-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,028
Posted By tappooh
What is this chord called? Its not an A7 is it?...

What is this chord called? Its not an A7 is it? Doesnt sound like one to me, there is no G. Maybe Amaj7/C#?

By the way thanks for naming mine!

edit: oh nevermind, I fingered it with a G# instead of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-12-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By tappooh
The answer is Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+ I too...

The answer is Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+

I too had tons of buzz (I run 11 pedals, no fx loop) and was about to buy a noise gate but then I got the Pedal Power 2 plus and suddenly the noise is gone......
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-05-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By tappooh
Yes inside picking feels way harder, Im not sure...

Yes inside picking feels way harder, Im not sure if Im allowed to link other websites but try playing this
http://www.ibreathemusic.com/article/65/1

This is Moto Perpetuo, a classical piece played...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-30-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,028
Posted By tappooh
Actually what I meant to write...

Actually what I meant to write is

e--2
b--3
g--0
d--4
a--3

Another one I really like is this B minor chord
Forum: Musician Talk 07-28-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,028
Posted By tappooh
I really like this C lydian kind of chord... no...

I really like this C lydian kind of chord... no idea what its called, it is something like this

e--0
b--2
g--0
d--4
a--3


and then the open C major chord shape played on the D note
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-27-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By tappooh
Question: wouldnt that be a diminished triad? I...

Question: wouldnt that be a diminished triad? I remember reading somewhere that a diminished chord requires the bb7 as well, is that correct? Half diminished chord would require the b7 instead?

I...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-25-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By tappooh
Never had this particular issue but it sounds...

Never had this particular issue but it sounds similar to a common issue on single coil equipped guitars called "stratitis". Check if any of your pick ups has the pole pieces very close to the string...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-25-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By tappooh
Are you sure you tuned to the correct...

Are you sure you tuned to the correct octave?

edit: nevermind, you said you have been playing a long time so I would rule that out. You need to match the string gauge that was on the guitar, if you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-04-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 907
Posted By tappooh
During GNR era he used to use pentatonic scales a...

During GNR era he used to use pentatonic scales a lot mixing both major and minor. He then used notes from the natural minor scale (november rain) and sometimes harmonic minor (the wah solo to sweet...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-27-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,451
Posted By tappooh
If you cant get a floating bridge on a 1000-2000$...

If you cant get a floating bridge on a 1000-2000$ guitar to stay in tune then you must be doing something wrong. Also, the new Edge Zero II on the low tiers RGs is pretty damn good and holds tune...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-26-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By tappooh
I would move it. It feels awkward not to do so,...

I would move it. It feels awkward not to do so, at least for me.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-24-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By tappooh
Noise gate most likely will not work. Its just a...

Noise gate most likely will not work. Its just a matter of coordination, you should fret the notes as you pick/strum. Alternatively mute the strings with the palm of the picking hand.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-16-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By tappooh
*removed* nevermind, I read the post wrong lol

*removed*

nevermind, I read the post wrong lol
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-10-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By tappooh
Yeah, I just went through an entire "off...

Yeah, I just went through an entire "off week". I was absolutely terrible, as if I suddenly had lost 3 years worth of practice.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-30-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By tappooh
Very nice, I have a Premium model too, the 25th...

Very nice, I have a Premium model too, the 25th anniversary RG. Some bash them because they are made in Indonesia but to be honest it is pretty good. Just FYI you can remove the zero point thing if...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-27-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By tappooh
I bought a few sets some time ago because I...

I bought a few sets some time ago because I wanted to take some pics.

http://i61.tinypic.com/2z4l9ap.jpg

Well, looking cool is they only thing they are good at. They sounded terrible, as if they...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-25-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By tappooh
I got two Voodoo Lab PP2+'s and they rock, cant...

I got two Voodoo Lab PP2+'s and they rock, cant go wrong with it. They also make other models that can power up to like 12 pedals, definitely worth looking into if you are planning to have a huge...
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