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Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 71
Posted By JNBloomy
I'm not too sure on what you're trying to get at...

I'm not too sure on what you're trying to get at here, but here's a few basic blues stuff that might help;

First of all, the common 12-bar blues is based around 3 chords, I IV V. This means that we...
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By JNBloomy
Standard tuning doesn't restrict your chords to a...

Standard tuning doesn't restrict your chords to a set amount, changing tunings won't really help you play different chords! If you know the notes on the fretboard and some music theory you can play...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-14-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By JNBloomy
if it's not the battery, I had a similar issue on...

if it's not the battery, I had a similar issue on my LP with an 85 and an 81, I had to open up the back of it and solder a wire back down that had come loose, I advise looking at the wiring and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-14-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By JNBloomy
start slow, get both hands co-ordinated first,...

start slow, get both hands co-ordinated first, use a metronome and half the speed and gradually build it up, and work on your alternate picking aswell, first note down, second up, third down etc... I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-12-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By JNBloomy
Scales, start of learning your major and minor...

Scales, start of learning your major and minor pentatonics, as well as natural major/minor and blues scale. After you've done this you need to learn the notes on at least your low E and A strings (if...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-12-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By JNBloomy
could be due to other electrical items near by...

could be due to other electrical items near by causing static, or possibly how much your gain is up by... either put it in a room where there are no radio waves or anything like that and turn down...
Forum: Recordings 04-07-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By JNBloomy
@matrixclaw is there a different in sound...

@matrixclaw is there a different in sound quality/frequency range between active and passive? if so, which would you recommend?

@zakarai I'll have a look into them now, cheers!
Forum: Recordings 04-07-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By JNBloomy
Studio Monitors

I'm looking to set up a home studio, I already have a desk and microphones but I have no idea in what I'm looking for in monitors... I don't need the greatest monitors in the world and I have a...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-05-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By JNBloomy
Go to your local music shop and have a look at...

Go to your local music shop and have a look at the rockschool grade books, even if you are technically good at playing, it'll take a while to get the pieces good enough for an exam, the previous...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-22-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By JNBloomy
start off learning your box shape minor...

start off learning your box shape minor pentatonic/blues scale then you have pretty much covered rock and blues! Get a backing track off youtube and just play what you feel like playing in that...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-05-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 678
Posted By JNBloomy
imagine a piano infront of you as you do it, try...

imagine a piano infront of you as you do it, try to make the chord changes with as little movement from the hand as possible!
Forum: Original Recordings 01-04-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By JNBloomy
Rock Improvisation

I'm not sure if this is the right place, but here's my latest rock improv recording. The recording mix isn't the greatest because it was pretty much just thrown together. Any criticism on the playing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-04-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By JNBloomy
^ agreed, warm up properly! I like to do a...

^ agreed, warm up properly! I like to do a chromatic run from 1-12 on each string going up and going down, as well as running through major and minor 7th arpeggios chromatically from G to E and I...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-04-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By JNBloomy
A lot of the time I like to take the generic...

A lot of the time I like to take the generic barre shape but I only play the top 3 or 4 notes, depending on if it needs a 7th
Forum: Musician Talk 01-03-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By JNBloomy
write out a new fretboard diagram every day as...

write out a new fretboard diagram every day as well as playing through scales, arpeggios etc... and saying the note names out loud. Also learn intervals from the root and say them out loud
Forum: Musician Talk 01-02-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By JNBloomy
You aren't going to find all of these in one...

You aren't going to find all of these in one book, you'll need to get several books for all of that! There is no 'Classic rock/blues theory' there is music theory which will help you to understand...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-02-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By JNBloomy
...

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Jazzology-Encyclopedia-Jazz-Theory-Musicians/dp/0634086782 - don't be fooled by the title, it's a really helpful book!...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-28-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By JNBloomy
sounds like playing it using your left hand as...

sounds like playing it using your left hand as the fretting hand is going to be a tough one, but it's all in muscle memory and practice... so theoretically if you practice enough playing like a...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-28-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By JNBloomy
I have an Ibanez EW20ASE and it sounds pretty...

I have an Ibanez EW20ASE and it sounds pretty damn good through an amp! Ibanez make quality guitars through and through!
Forum: Musician Talk 12-28-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By JNBloomy
The original key would have been in C major/ A...

The original key would have been in C major/ A minor and when transposing a chord progression the Major chords stay major and the minor chords stay minor and since you're on the 3rd fret with the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-27-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By JNBloomy
Get a cloth and some polish, depending on the...

Get a cloth and some polish, depending on the finish of your fretobard
Forum: Recordings 12-25-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By JNBloomy
Boss ME 25 to logic?

I've just got a Boss ME-25 pedal as a christmas present and it has a USB Audio on it, however I've plugged it into my MacBook Pro and I can't get anything to go into logic, I have checked the input...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-23-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By JNBloomy
I started by learning a few B.B King licks and...

I started by learning a few B.B King licks and some Clapton licks as well as creating my own licks just to fill in on solos etc... Just find a backing track of youtube and try to play what you hear...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-23-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By JNBloomy
Fender Modern Player Telecaster

I'm looking at getting the Fender Modern Player Telecaster, it had me at first because instead of being like other Tele's, it has a humbucker at the bridge, a strat single coil in the middle and the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-23-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By JNBloomy
Check the type of neck on your guitar, some necks...

Check the type of neck on your guitar, some necks are flat and others are arched... if your capo is made for a guitar with a completely flat neck then it's not going to cover the fretboard properly...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-23-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By JNBloomy
keep practicing all your chords, try using...

keep practicing all your chords, try using chromatic runs to practice strings for...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-23-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By JNBloomy
Learn music theory, at least the basics anyway......

Learn music theory, at least the basics anyway... that way you can open up the fretboard and get out of the box positions. Also start with some slow blues, get used to the intervals in the scale,...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-14-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By JNBloomy
What genre is is?

this is a composition piece I've written for university and I have to do a write up for it, however I'm not exactly sure on what genre it can be classed as? It started off as a just a chord...
Forum: Musician Talk 12-13-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By JNBloomy
Could be a variety of keys considering you're...

Could be a variety of keys considering you're only using A, G and E however because you're starting on the A, I'd be more drawn towards A minor if it's a blues led zep bass line... however you could...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-12-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By JNBloomy
There's no other technique tips on how to get a...

There's no other technique tips on how to get a better pinch harmonic other than practice, as long as you know that they are caused by catching the string with your thumb after it's picked you just...
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