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Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-01-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By G-Dog_666
Best way to tell is to leave off with the guitar...

Best way to tell is to leave off with the guitar and drums until the pain goes away, then build up again slowly. e.g. 1 hour a day for a week, 2 hours the week . If the pain occurs at any point...
Forum: Cover Songs 06-30-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By G-Dog_666
Great effort lads. Top cover of a top song. I'll...

Great effort lads. Top cover of a top song. I'll post some slight criticism, as you asked for some feedback but it's by no means meant as a put down, just tiny things that could be improved to make...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-30-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By G-Dog_666
My tips for both learning by ear and song writing...

My tips for both learning by ear and song writing are the same. Keep doing it. Pick a few songs. Try getting them down by ear. Or even just certain parts. Then check on UG if your version matches the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-29-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 923
Posted By G-Dog_666
It all comes with practise and experience....

It all comes with practise and experience. Knowing the correct notes is only half the battle. You also have to learn how to apply the notes. This comes down to note selection over a given chord and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-25-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 923
Posted By G-Dog_666
No worries, mate. Glad it was helpful.

No worries, mate. Glad it was helpful.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-24-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 923
Posted By G-Dog_666
@Luminance: Yes, you're correct, if the chord...

@Luminance: Yes, you're correct, if the chord progression is A D E, the key is A Major, so A Major scale will work over the entire progression. You can play the F# Minor scale shape, but if you're...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-23-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 923
Posted By G-Dog_666
My tip to start out wth would be to pick one...

My tip to start out wth would be to pick one scale position you know well. e.g. 1st position A Minor Pentatonic and work out where those notes are in relation to the position. e.g.

A = 5 fret, 6th...
Forum: The Pit 05-12-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 89
Poll: Plectrums
Views: 2,241
Posted By G-Dog_666
My pick of choice is Dunlop Tortex Standard...

My pick of choice is Dunlop Tortex Standard 1.14mm but have just started using Ultex 1.14mm and they seem pretty good too. I can't get on with picks much thinner than that for most of my playing. I...
Forum: The Pit 05-03-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,139
Posted By G-Dog_666
It's already been said many times but it's worth...

It's already been said many times but it's worth saying again; cut them out of your life straight away. Delete/block any way of contacting them and don't check up on them via social media. It'll be...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-29-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By G-Dog_666
I have no solutions but my VK212 has a little bit...

I have no solutions but my VK212 has a little bit of this noise from time to time. Not as prominent but it does happen. Can't recall if it's just clean channel or both. I just assumed it was a tube...
Forum: Recording 04-06-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By G-Dog_666
You need to set the line in/mic input is set as...

You need to set the line in/mic input is set as the default recording device in your operating system, rather than the internal mic. If there's no alternative recording devices shown then you have a...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-25-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 594
Posted By G-Dog_666
I own a GT-100 and I wouldn't use it for heavy...

I own a GT-100 and I wouldn't use it for heavy metal distortion. I found it too fiddly to get a decent heavy sound out of and was underwhelmed by the modelling side of things in general. The higher...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 12-26-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By G-Dog_666
Hi liam46, the tabs on this site will only play...

Hi liam46, the tabs on this site will only play what's already been uploaded. If you need it to be different I'd ask your guitar teacher to tab it out for you in Guitar Pro/Tux Guitar/Powertab. If...
Forum: Metal 12-02-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By G-Dog_666
Aria - Hero of Asphalt. Great album.

Aria - Hero of Asphalt. Great album.
Forum: Musician Talk 12-02-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By G-Dog_666
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chord_progression

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chord_progression
Forum: Musician Talk 12-02-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By G-Dog_666
I don't know enough theory to go through this in...

I don't know enough theory to go through this in as much depth as Will Lane or MaggaraMarine. I'll just say a good starting point is to try and only use the notes in a specific chord over that...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-01-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By G-Dog_666
As a basic rule; if the key is C Major you can...

As a basic rule; if the key is C Major you can play any note that's in the C Major scale. Some notes sound better than others depending what chord they're played over.

Pentatonic shapes only use 5...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-20-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By G-Dog_666
I'm only speaking from my personal experience. I...

I'm only speaking from my personal experience. I didn't say the 50-100 watt amps sounded bad at low volume or sound worse than lower wattage amps. It's just my experience that they're not as...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-19-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 703
Posted By G-Dog_666
Unless you're going to do lots of gigs where...

Unless you're going to do lots of gigs where micing the amp isn't an option, a 15-20 watt amp will be loud and clean enough for both gigging and bedroom practice. A 50-100 watt amp is overkill for...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-11-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By G-Dog_666
1) I'd chose the POD XT. I don't rate the Zoom G3...

1) I'd chose the POD XT. I don't rate the Zoom G3 but that's personal preference and the XT is a step up from the 2.0. However, POD 2.0 would still do the job.

2) The studio monitors are made to not...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-28-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By G-Dog_666
First and foremost keep doing what you're doing....

First and foremost keep doing what you're doing. I know exactly how you feel and that feeling only goes away with more and more practice and exposure to guitars and music. I've been playing for 16...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-28-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Posted By G-Dog_666
It's not a comprehensive list since it only...

It's not a comprehensive list since it only includes what they stock but http://www.thomann.de/gb/amplifiers_for_electric_guitars.html offers the ability to search by different criteria e.g. weight,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-28-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By G-Dog_666
Keep on going with it. I remember learning PW in...

Keep on going with it. I remember learning PW in my guitar lessons. That song pretty much was my introduction into correct and controlled string bending. After learning it I was a lot more skilled....
Forum: Recording 10-16-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 509
Posted By G-Dog_666
crazysam23_Atax is right about blowing speakers....

crazysam23_Atax is right about blowing speakers. However, from what I can see you're not employing and speakers in your setup with the Vox ToneLab. So I believe your setup will work. That being said,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-26-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By G-Dog_666
What sort of stuff are you trying to play...

What sort of stuff are you trying to play currently? Just strumming open chords? Barre chords? From your description it sounds like you're currently straining yourself when playing. So it's either...
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-19-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By G-Dog_666
High e should sound the same as 5th fret B...

High e should sound the same as 5th fret B string. If you're having trouble with the tuner use that note as reference.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-05-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By G-Dog_666
I found looking at tabs using Power Tab Editor...

I found looking at tabs using Power Tab Editor helped me understand time signatures. Not all the tabs on this site are top quality but most 5 star rated songs have the correct time signature. The tab...
Forum: The Pit 09-01-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,031
Posted By G-Dog_666
Voted 5. 6 had my vote until vox came in. Didn't...

Voted 5. 6 had my vote until vox came in. Didn't like one track being slightly behind the other by a few ms.
Forum: Electric Guitar 09-01-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 797
Posted By G-Dog_666
I know it's like comparing apples and oranges but...

I know it's like comparing apples and oranges but I look at it like this: Gear gives you a certain sound, technique gives you a certain tone. Nuno Bettencourt once played through Eddie Van Halen's...
Forum: Recording 09-01-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By G-Dog_666
I'd personally get some rough reference demos...

I'd personally get some rough reference demos recorded. And then re-record each song properly. Hearing them unpolished and rough would motivate me to improve on them. They don't need to be perfect...
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