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Forum: Musician Talk 06-28-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By robbit10
Then, how do all these keyboard and piano players...

Then, how do all these keyboard and piano players map out their scales so quickly? They switch between them really fast. Do they just use the interval formulas and map out the scales using them, in...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-28-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By robbit10
Guitar Scales -> Piano Scales question

Hi,

I hope this is not the wrong forum for this kind of question, but I know many people here in the MT forum know their way around a piano so I figured I'd ask this here.

I've been playing guitar...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-05-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By robbit10
Are you sure this is the same thing? For these...

Are you sure this is the same thing? For these legato runs, I am picking the strings only once when I switch to them, and then do the rest of the notes by means of legato. According to many lessons...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-05-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By robbit10
Beginner legato solo's?

I have practiced legato a lot lately, and have finally reached a point where I can slowly play fluid, clean legato without using the pick at all - but when I DO use the pick, I can go faster than I...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-01-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 935
Posted By robbit10
Thanks mdc, AlanHB, and MaggaraMarine for...

Thanks mdc, AlanHB, and MaggaraMarine for answering my original question :)

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I seem to have set off a discussion about scales in general :P

Here's some information I will add. Let's see if it...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-01-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 935
Posted By robbit10
Simple question about scales

When a chord progression is playing in the background (for example: Em, C, D | Key: Em), then which of these is better?:
- Sticking around in the E Minor, E Minor Pentatonic, G Major, and-so-on...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-31-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 482
Posted By robbit10
Well, I already know the theory behind the major...

Well, I already know the theory behind the major scale, so I basically need to learn the notes on the fretboard and then use the theory to get all 7 notes of the major scale in my chosen key and then...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-31-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 482
Posted By robbit10
Pretty bad, except for the first two (lowest)...

Pretty bad, except for the first two (lowest) strings. If you ask me what note any fret on the E or A strings are, I will answer in about 1 second or less. Any other strings, and I will count up from...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-31-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 482
Posted By robbit10
Easy to say. Every time I tried that (over the...

Easy to say. Every time I tried that (over the years), I was constantly hitting the wrong notes. A scale pattern greatly helps me when improvising or even writing a solo, or a chord progression,...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-31-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 482
Posted By robbit10
How do I do this?

People kept telling me that I should break out of the box pattern shapes, so I searched on YouTube a bit, whilst simultaneously thinking about how I should approach it, and then I had an idea:...
Forum: Original Recordings 03-25-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By robbit10
(C4C) Improvisation on top of E Major backing track

How's this, guys?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Fgi8WYEiBk

This is a C4C thread, so if you want critique back, just ask :)
Forum: Recordings 02-17-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By robbit10
Thanks! Why hadn't I thought of that.. Anyway, I...

Thanks! Why hadn't I thought of that.. Anyway, I really like this solution. I could record a seperate video for each riff and then store them in a folder structure like Genre/riff_name.mp4 :D

Better...
Forum: Recordings 02-16-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By robbit10
Special software - or ways to use an existing DAW - for quickly recording riffs?

Hi. Every time a riff comes up in my mind, i'd better record it fast or i'll forget it as soon as I listen to other songs. I'm looking for a way to quickly record these riffs and have them organized...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-23-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By robbit10
But how do you play fast without a map of notes...

But how do you play fast without a map of notes in your mind?

I assume that by intervals, you mean all intervals starting from the root note of the scale - so, knowing the sound of each note inside...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-23-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By robbit10
Frettor, I advise you, like the others, to record...

Frettor, I advise you, like the others, to record this with a backing track underneath it so we can evaluate it in a musical context. But it would also help if you would first pluck the note that you...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-23-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By robbit10
The effect of music

So, lately i've been piecing together bits of information and come to this realisation:



Now, first off.. Am I right about this?
And secondly, how come instrumentals also have different effects on...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-23-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By robbit10
@20Tigers Holy crap, that's a very valuable...

@20Tigers Holy crap, that's a very valuable lesson all condensed into a single post in this thread. Are you going to make an UG lesson/column out of this? And did you make those pictures just for...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-22-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 828
Posted By robbit10
Yep, like the others said, you're missing some...

Yep, like the others said, you're missing some fundamental bits of music theory that he should've explained.

First off, learn the Major Scale - in the key of C. The musical alphabet is simply...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-22-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By robbit10
You can mute the strings above (or below, if...

You can mute the strings above (or below, if you're thinking in terms of pitch) the one you are bending by putting the index finger of your fretting hand on top of the strings that are above the one...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-22-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 125,640
Posted By robbit10
Been trying to improvise on backing tracks. My...

Been trying to improvise on backing tracks. My technique is bad. I sometimes hit other strings than the ones I am supposed to be playing, and I tend to miss notes, play a wrong note even though I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-21-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,473
Posted By robbit10
Well, first off, you need to know some basic...

Well, first off, you need to know some basic music theory like identifying the key of a song and what scales to use with it. You can find a lot of great lessons on that here on UG. Not only on the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-21-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By robbit10
This.. this is the advice I needed. I, too, have...

This.. this is the advice I needed. I, too, have trouble composing anything with emotion in it. What I didn't realise before a few days ago, however, is that music only has the emotional effect on...
Forum: Site Suggestions 01-21-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By robbit10
Why not bring back the chat functionality?

Ultimate-Guitar used to have this Meebo bar (if I remember the brand correctly), which we could use to send messages to one another like in most Instant Messaging applications (like AIM, YIM and MSN....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-20-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 765
Posted By robbit10
A specific kind of anchoring - bad or not?

My guitar teacher uses this style of anchoring. Or, rather, it seems like anchoring - but i'm not sure if it is. Basically, during tremolo picking, he places his pinky (for me it's my fourth finger)...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-17-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbit10
Well, seems this thread is following the...

Well, seems this thread is following the "rules" nicely then, eh? ;)
Forum: Musician Talk 01-17-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbit10
Yep, it is different indeed. It would be absurd...

Yep, it is different indeed. It would be absurd if a song would be considered a ripoff simply because one used the same chord progression. There are only so many to go around, after all.

As for the...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-17-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbit10
Ah, yes. I think i'll do both - learn tons of...

Ah, yes. I think i'll do both - learn tons of melodies, play them in different keys, then write my own melodies. And when I struggle to come up with a melody, borrow the melody from someone else's...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-16-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbit10
Ah! So basically, I would learn to play the...

Ah! So basically, I would learn to play the melodies that have the most emotional impact on me.. Then play with them, play them in different keys, modify the embellishments, the rhythm, and so on.. ...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbit10
I didn't mean I wanted to write an instrumental...

I didn't mean I wanted to write an instrumental quickly in one day and be done with it. I meant that this is the first time I am actually composing instead of improvising on a backing track or chord...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,184
Posted By robbit10
Trying to write a guitar instrumental, but i'm stuck

I've been trying to write a guitar instrumental for a two days now (I think I total at about 6 hours). But i'm having a hard time making an instrumental that is not boring. I can lay down a basic...
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