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Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-10-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By St John 999
Thank you - great link - he seems a genuinely...

Thank you - great link - he seems a genuinely cool guy. Just what I am after.
Cheers
Right off we go to find middle C
(And of course one day I gotta put the output through my pedal board..... ;-)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-10-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,066
Posted By St John 999
A lot of these 'amazing young guitarists' are...

A lot of these 'amazing young guitarists' are simply technically proficient. The level of true emotional music that comes out of them is often minimal. They have little understanding of how to make...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-10-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By St John 999
Guitar to piano - any advice how to.

This may seem like a stupid place to put this question but I'm after a guitarist view/advice.

I want to learn piano.
I have reasonable music knowledge, understanding scales, modes, and chords etc,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-26-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 526
Posted By St John 999
They are serious stuff. Are they heavy? $20 each...

They are serious stuff. Are they heavy?
$20 each - on sale! (usually25)
That's like more than a 6 pack of beers....
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-25-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 526
Posted By St John 999
I know what you mean about just using one, but I...

I know what you mean about just using one, but I do prefer the nylon slip for strumming and the tortex cuts more into the strings for lead
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-25-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 526
Posted By St John 999
How many picks is enough?

How many picks is enough....

At this very moment - how many guitar picks can you get to without taking more than one step ie in your pocket or somewhere near you.
I just realised I carry 5 picks...
Forum: The Pit 11-18-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 609
Posted By St John 999
Usually by its tail... As I flick it off the...

Usually by its tail... As I flick it off the mouse trap into the bin...
Claw grip gets blood on your fingers
Palm grip if I'm feeling horny...
Finger tip if its a rat...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-16-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By St John 999
Its worse if I play Bass! So I keep things light...

Its worse if I play Bass! So I keep things light and have been concentrating on short practice sessions and my singing.
So now I'm both a bad guitar player and bad singer.
Awesome!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-14-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By St John 999
Hi RichPinder. Thank you for posting a reply. I...

Hi RichPinder. Thank you for posting a reply.
I thought there would be more feedback about how people have used this book. But maybe lots of people have it and give up after a week or so.
I have been...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-02-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By St John 999
It is a Barre - but it allows him to keep the...

It is a Barre - but it allows him to keep the index finger relaxed for when he does the strum pull off.

His finger placement is superb and easy going.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-02-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By St John 999
How far did you get with Guitar Aerobics?

How far did you get with Guitar Aerobics by Troy Nelson?
I'm just up to week 18 and finding some improvements in my playing.
I'll do an exercise at the start of each practice session. I usually just...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-04-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By St John 999
Hi Dave, The Waza is both normal or you can flick...

Hi Dave,
The Waza is both normal or you can flick to a separate 'custom' circuit. Which is slightly different. (better?). Both very clear and even slighty harsh with the Fender - better with...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By St John 999
Thanks - this gives me some rationalisation to...

Thanks - this gives me some rationalisation to start my experimentation with.
Edit:
Got home - messed about with both pedals until I have a headache!

The Blues Driver is first and Mojomojo second in...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By St John 999
Didn't think to look up his rig Found this list -...

Didn't think to look up his rig
Found this list - I'm intrigued how he would have combined these to create the tone

1. Ernie Ball Volume
2. Maxon OD-9 , DigiTech Whammy, Lehle switchers
3. Wolftone...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By St John 999
If price no issue Boss RC 300 is amazing....

If price no issue
Boss RC 300 is amazing.
Multiple channels and multiple stop starts
My son uses it - gigs and can lay down multiple layers live
different tones etc
Otherwise boss RC30 is in...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By St John 999
Pedal order Boss Blues drive and TC Mojomojo

Too much time at work today...

You just can't get enough overdrives I feel.

What order would you place
Boss Blues driver (waza) and TC electronics MojoMojo
Does it matter?
And I know try it and...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By St John 999
Challenge: Creating John Butler Guitar tone

Any ideas how John Butler created the guitar tone on
Wings are Wide
here's a youtube link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGQRh7Nso_4

Distorted guitar kicks in at about 3.37 and then goes off at...
Forum: Recording 08-12-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By St John 999
Nice work bassofthe. How long did it take to...

Nice work bassofthe.

How long did it take to record. And then how long to mix.
Did you try making more space in the middle for the vocals maybe panning snare and bass right and left slightly...
Forum: Recording 07-20-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By St John 999
Thanks for the help - here's a link to what I...

Thanks for the help - here's a link to what I finally came up with. Main things was to get rid of the noise of people chinking their plates etc. The performers needed something posting so as to...
Forum: Recording 07-09-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By St John 999
Thanks will try tonight Don't have separate...

Thanks will try tonight
Don't have separate vox/guitar
In fact they are mixed together equally on right and left channel

I too was thinking about hard EQ on the ambient Could get rid of most of the...
Forum: Recording 07-09-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By St John 999
Thank you for the advice. I hadn't thought to...

Thank you for the advice. I hadn't thought to check the phasing of my xy recordings
And sure enough about 180 out of phase!

The ambient sounds are very messy with chinking of plates and glasses...
Forum: Recording 07-08-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By St John 999
Editing live desk sound for video - hints please

I'm after mixing tips please

I'm getting into this mixing game and after some pointers.

Recording a duo female vocals, male vocal and acoustic guitar.

Live gig. I want to mix the sound to put...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-06-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By St John 999
Thank you Fingerpikinggood - I have noticed that...

Thank you Fingerpikinggood - I have noticed that I get in a rythm of words with the guitar part but occasionally they don't automatically mesh - understanding that this is not abnormal gives me...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-04-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By St John 999
Thank you Victorgeiger. I shall start with...

Thank you Victorgeiger.
I shall start with Dylan's Knockin on heaven's door.
I do find that I do all sorts of stupid mistakes when singing and playing.
It is fun though cranking out a chorus and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-02-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By St John 999
Thank you for the hints everyone.

Thank you for the hints everyone.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-02-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By St John 999
How to sing and play at the same time

Hi,
I'm after technique suggestions on how to play and sing at the same time.
My question is:
Do you learn to sing the song and play the guitar parts separately first and then put them together or do...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-11-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By St John 999
Is website E-Chords premium any good?

Hi,
Does anyone here subscribe to e-chords.com premium account
Is it useful for you? Is it worth the subscription?

Im at the stage of playing regularly with other people and often find it tricky to...
Forum: Recording 05-18-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By St John 999
Audiobox VSL and Studio One 2 ?which what when? With Presonus 1818

Hi,
I have just got a Presonus 1818VSL.

After messing about with the included software I now have both Studio one 2 working on my imac and audiobox 1818VSL. (and on a PC laptop too what the heck...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-17-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By St John 999
Cheers Cathbard. The Vyper 75 seems to be the...

Cheers Cathbard.

The Vyper 75 seems to be the easiest way to get from fret to nose/ear bleed for low dollar outlay.

;-)
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-17-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By St John 999
Thank you all for the feedback Also I have found...

Thank you all for the feedback
Also I have found a use for the sponge knob.
During sound-check when you reckon your level is good
Whoever is doing the sound check: 'Can you turn down the guitar a...
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