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Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 10:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 520
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Some questions: 1 - Can you afford it? 2 - Is...

Some questions:

1 - Can you afford it?
2 - Is there enough space where you live?
3 - Do you live either alone or with people who will accept the used space and money?

If the answer to all three of...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14,796
Views: 331,184
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Yeah but... built by me, I barely trust myself to...

Yeah but... built by me, I barely trust myself to put up a shelf! :haha


Ooooohhhhhh, severe jealously, even more so if it's one of the white ones. HNGD man, that's a niiiiice acquisition! :cheers:
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14,796
Views: 331,184
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Second. If that was properly finished that would...

Second. If that was properly finished that would be a hell of a thing!
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14,796
Views: 331,184
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Yeah, that's getting better but the EMGs == stock...

Yeah, that's getting better but the EMGs == stock metal pickups is still largely the case. Which does kind of make me a little sad but I don't think it's worth getting too annoyed about any more,...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14,796
Views: 331,184
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
:haha :cheers: To be honest, I'm not a big fan...

:haha :cheers:

To be honest, I'm not a big fan of the EMGs... but since a bunch of companies are doing soapbar humbuckers to fit the spaces (BKP started offering them a while ago IIRC) it's really...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14,796
Views: 331,184
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Well lets be honest, for a multiscale/fanned it's...

Well lets be honest, for a multiscale/fanned it's only going to be more expensive... but for someone like me in the UK it's going to be the only realistic way to get one without going full custom;...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14,796
Views: 331,184
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Huh... well tbh if they can bring anything like...

Huh... well tbh if they can bring anything like that to market for real I will be *seriously* hard pressed to resist jumping on one even if I have to get it on finance...
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 487
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I would contend that it's pretty hard to actually...

I would contend that it's pretty hard to actually lambast someone for a metacognitive bias. Overcoming these things is somewhere between difficult and harder-than-climbing-Everest-hard.

Little...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-24-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 62
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
That's actually 100% normal. It's all got to do...

That's actually 100% normal. It's all got to do with flexor and extensor muscles in your arm and the tendons that control the fingers, since the muscles that control your fingers are actually way up...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-24-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 487
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
And I would equally bet that every solo you've...

And I would equally bet that every solo you've ever written comes from maybe 3 or 4 different scales. Just because you're not aware of what you're doing doesn't mean you're not doing it. There is...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-22-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14,796
Views: 331,184
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Wait... sign says "Iron label"... are...

Wait... sign says "Iron label"... are there any current Iron labels that aren't black?
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-22-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14,796
Views: 331,184
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Waitwaitwait... >Ibanez >Not...

Waitwaitwait...

>Ibanez
>Not black
>Fanned-fret

WHERE THE **** DO I GET ONE?!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-20-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,751
Views: 127,355
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
The justinguitar way is what I would call the...

The justinguitar way is what I would call the correct way of doing it. As far as I'm concerned it allows you the greatest command over your picking while also allowing your hand to remain as relaxed...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-20-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Yeah, I thought they might not be quite what you...

Yeah, I thought they might not be quite what you were looking for but I can't think of anyone else in Open C so it was worth a shot! :haha
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-20-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Put down the guitar and step away. Go some place...

Put down the guitar and step away. Go some place else and think about the sounds you want to make. Really think about it hard. Seriously. Think about the sounds you want to be making rather than...
Forum: Recordings 01-19-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I can hear what you mean, you're ever so slightly...

I can hear what you mean, you're ever so slightly out on some beats. It's all right for playing live but for recording you need to be 100% in time, all the time.

Basically it's a question of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-19-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported* This should be in the Original...

*reported*

This should be in the Original Recordings forum.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-19-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Well there's a couple of issues I have with...

Well there's a couple of issues I have with this:

First: Different styles don't require different ways of holding the pick. The way people like Paul Gilbert, Guthrie Govan, and a good few others...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-19-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Wait... wait... do you have the metronome on...

Wait... wait... do you have the metronome on during? Because that's kind of the important bit.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-19-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It's not the same style really but listen to...

It's not the same style really but listen to Devin Townsend's albums Ki, Ghost, and Casualties Of Cool. Those albums are pretty relaxed and use the same tuning so they're probably a decent place to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-18-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Almost certainly this, I definitely can't think...

Almost certainly this, I definitely can't think of anything else you could use it for.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-18-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Personally I would look at how Paul Gilbert holds...

Personally I would look at how Paul Gilbert holds the pick, it seems to me to be the most effective way of doing it for the largest number of people.

I wouldn't worry too much about it feeling...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-10-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Audacity is a fantastic tool but the speed change...

Audacity is a fantastic tool but the speed change doesn't preserve the original pitch of the track. Tools like Amazing Slow Downer and so on do, which is the crucial part.

Personally I can at least...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-10-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Those numbers are the suggested fingers to use...

Those numbers are the suggested fingers to use for fretting, where 1 is your index finger, through to 4 being your pinky.

The really important thing that you need to understand is that there is no...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-09-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
What sort of style are you looking to play? The...

What sort of style are you looking to play? The answer will change a lot depending on the sound you're going for.

For the record, in advance, I'm willing to bet that PiercedBand's advice is...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-08-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Don't try and force your finger not to move,...

Don't try and force your finger not to move, that's only going to make it worse. The thing you need to work on is going to be relaxing your hand, arm, and in fact your whole body as much as you can.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-08-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
You mean it's too fast like you can't keep up...

You mean it's too fast like you can't keep up with it and make mistakes? This is where practice comes in, slow down and get it right at a tempo where you can keep up and slowly bring the metronome...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-08-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported* UG forum rules count this as...

*reported* UG forum rules count this as advertising your youtube channel. If you want to post lessons to UG then please use the official channels.
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-07-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Wow did you ever miss the point. Whether you're...

Wow did you ever miss the point.

Whether you're actually crap of not the point is: learn to think more like a bass player. That doesn't stop you writing guitar parts, it means you think like the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-07-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 268
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I'm going to take a very different approach to...

I'm going to take a very different approach to this:

Don't come at writing from a guitarist's point of view. There's already two of them, the band doesn't need another one. Think about what makes...
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