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Forum: Original Recordings 08-24-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By jrenkert
You need to work on your intonation more than...

You need to work on your intonation more than anything. You spend most of the time being not quite in tune. That's the hardest part of the instrument
Forum: Musician Talk 05-26-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 4,430
Posted By jrenkert
direction of inflection

direction of inflection
Forum: The Pit 05-26-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,395
Posted By jrenkert
two weeks is not a very long time...remember that

two weeks is not a very long time...remember that
Forum: Musician Talk 05-15-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,283
Posted By jrenkert
Learning Jimi Hendrix's Little Wing majorly...

Learning Jimi Hendrix's Little Wing majorly change my approach to the instrument. Also going through a music major at college opened up my ideas about harmony and rhythm so I find my self adding...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 04-30-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By jrenkert
takamine g series

takamine g series
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-29-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By jrenkert
I play mainly rhythm any how

I play mainly rhythm any how
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-29-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By jrenkert
thats exactly how i play guitar...

thats exactly how i play guitar...
Forum: Bandleading 04-29-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By jrenkert
Thanks for all of your awesome advice!!

Thanks for all of your awesome advice!!
Forum: Bandleading 04-25-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By jrenkert
Singers...singers everywhere

I have been blessed with the problem of too many singers. There are four of us and three of them want to sing...like most of the time. We are a genre mashing group r&b/funk/electronic/blues and I...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-25-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By jrenkert
That's quite funny :haha: I'm going to fish for...

That's quite funny :haha:

I'm going to fish for more answers though. Let's say I didn't have a bass player at all and the keys weren't covering much of any bass territory. What could I do as a...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-25-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By jrenkert
Ok so if there isn't anything I can do tonally...

Ok so if there isn't anything I can do tonally there must be something I can do rhythmically. How does one establish the groove? How can I, as a guitar player, focus more on that and what does the...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-24-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By jrenkert
Thanks, great advice thus far! Why cant a guitar...

Thanks, great advice thus far! Why cant a guitar and kit establish groove?
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-24-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By jrenkert
I think its more of a style thing. He's not used...

I think its more of a style thing. He's not used to playing and he isn't really a bass player. I expect the problem will solve itself eventually however my question is more of: What can I do to...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-24-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By jrenkert
According to Mythbusters you most certainly can...

According to Mythbusters you most certainly can polish a turd. The point of my question went a little a drift in its writing and for that I'm sorry. Is there something that I can do in MY playing...
Forum: Bass Guitar 04-24-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By jrenkert
Guitar player seeking bass player advice!?

Hey Bassists,

I play guitar in a funk/blues/r&b/hippity-hoppity outfit that has a really...um..inexperienced bass player who gets better everyday but has basically ( :haha: ) started from scratch. I...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-24-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By jrenkert
Can't/wont/not worried. I can and will adapt to...

Can't/wont/not worried. I can and will adapt to the situation and he is growing every day...this is a temporary fix so please keep it limited to the questions i have fielded.

Thanks
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-24-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By jrenkert
7 string funk?

Hey,

I play guitar in a funk/blues/r&b/hippity-hoppity outfit that has a really...um..inexperienced bass player. I realize that this isn't really the genre to to have said impairment but I'm stuck...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-24-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 652
Posted By jrenkert
I agree with Sean0913, since OP hasn't chimed in...

I agree with Sean0913, since OP hasn't chimed in to defend his/her abilities and all we have to go on is that he/she is learning their music 16 days in advance and cant read music...at a music...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-22-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By jrenkert
I think you will be hard pressed to find a...

I think you will be hard pressed to find a quality tube amp for 600 dollars capable of all those genres...maybe a modeling amp is more of what you're after...maybe one a vox valvetronix or something...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-10-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 992
Posted By jrenkert
Music is a form of communication and has the...

Music is a form of communication and has the ability to transcend language and go straight to the most etherial understandings of our brain. Where as I haven't viewed your link I have felt similar...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By jrenkert
look at jimi hendrix's chord shapes that he...

look at jimi hendrix's chord shapes that he used...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-04-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By jrenkert
hopefully

hopefully
Forum: Singing & Vocals 04-03-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By jrenkert
The amount of people who are actually tone deaf...

The amount of people who are actually tone deaf is miniscule so that affords you some hope. I am a music ed. major student teaching right now and encounter people with pitch issues all the time. ...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-03-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By jrenkert
or is it?

or is it?
Forum: Musician Talk 04-03-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By jrenkert
It sounds to me that you need to find a specific...

It sounds to me that you need to find a specific niche that you enjoy more than anything else...like producing or mixing or maybe cut down the bands...i know each one is an invaluable source of money...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-03-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By jrenkert
Or an f# aeolian mode with no seconds or sixths....

Or an f# aeolian mode with no seconds or sixths. you can add a flat fifth for fun.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-03-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,114
Posted By jrenkert
I suggest a Vox Ac30 or Ac15...not sure how big...

I suggest a Vox Ac30 or Ac15...not sure how big you need it.

vox is known for a crisp, jangley clean sound that I find irresistible but packs a punch on the gain side with or without pedals. I play...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-02-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By jrenkert
That kind of open chord thing is all over the...

That kind of open chord thing is all over the place, check out "Stairway to Heaven" (i know right?)

another song that walks all up and down that is zeppelin is "Babe, I'm gonna leave you"

both are...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-02-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By jrenkert
Basically, you are just using a walking bass line...

Basically, you are just using a walking bass line to "walk" to your chords. My best advice would be to use your ear.

a hint:

The same pattern on the A string could get you to C major or A minor
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-02-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By jrenkert
What is the brand and model of the amp?

What is the brand and model of the amp?
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