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Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-28-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 100
Posted By bigblockelectra
How much time do you put into it? For a year or...

How much time do you put into it? For a year or two I just played the same things over and over and didn't really progress much...thus I didn't play very much. The songs didn't really get any...
Forum: The Pit 10-14-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 884
Posted By bigblockelectra
I dislike most covers and unplugged versions, but...

I dislike most covers and unplugged versions, but Pantera's cover of Planet Caravan is good. They stay near the original which is basically what I like in a cover. Deviation is fine, but I don't...
Forum: The Pit 10-09-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 600
Posted By bigblockelectra
That sort of thing happens because people like...

That sort of thing happens because people like this exist:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmfRMeU6pQ8
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-06-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 509
Posted By bigblockelectra
A roller nut with a floating tremolo would be...

A roller nut with a floating tremolo would be better, but if you want tuning stability with lots of tremolo usage, you need a Floyd Rose or equivalent. Fender floating tremolos were basically...
Forum: The Pit 09-18-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,233
Posted By bigblockelectra
I only purchase petrol and my AAA membership with...

I only purchase petrol and my AAA membership with my CC.
Forum: The Pit 09-18-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,467
Posted By bigblockelectra
talking about it..op is obama

talking about it..op is obama
Forum: The Pit 09-18-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,496
Views: 19,559
Posted By bigblockelectra
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6LusNuhPXc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6LusNuhPXc
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-15-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,175
Posted By bigblockelectra
I guess they are gloves. I don't have pictures. ...

I guess they are gloves. I don't have pictures. They are just a pair cheap gloves that were given to me by some kid who was handing them out at a Huskies football game.

They are fine for the...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-15-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By bigblockelectra
Based on the way you worded that, it sounds like...

Based on the way you worded that, it sounds like you are already doing this....so unless you just get some sort of independent headphones with no band on top, you aren't going to be able to split R...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-15-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 846
Posted By bigblockelectra
Is it a single coil guitar on the original track?...

Is it a single coil guitar on the original track? I'm pretty sure I have heard sounds like that with a stratocaster.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-15-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By bigblockelectra
I would also recommend the MDR 7506. I believe...

I would also recommend the MDR 7506. I believe the V6 is very similar to the 7506.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-15-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,175
Posted By bigblockelectra
I think under armour make a glove that is...

I think under armour make a glove that is basically like one of their shirts. I would be like wearing something tight like a surgical glove without that friction.

I usually wear a thin pair of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-15-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 438
Posted By bigblockelectra
I just put a super distortion into one of my...

I just put a super distortion into one of my guitars. Humbucker to humbucker, there won't be $80 worth of difference.
Forum: The Pit 09-02-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,540
Posted By bigblockelectra
The poll didn't mention whether or not they take...

The poll didn't mention whether or not they take their news source seriously.



You are making my original point.
Forum: The Pit 09-02-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,540
Posted By bigblockelectra
Satirists, political commentators, Bill Maher...

Satirists, political commentators, Bill Maher etc. yes.

There was a pew research poll I once saw that showed that a sizable amount of those polled got a large percentage of their news and political...
Forum: The Pit 09-02-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,540
Posted By bigblockelectra
The right have Fox News, talk radio, the wall...

The right have Fox News, talk radio, the wall street journal, articles in forbes magazine from time to time.

The left have Hollywood, ABC, CBS, MSNBC, CNN, most major newspapers, and the...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-28-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 869
Posted By bigblockelectra
I have heard people say "it's not in...

I have heard people say "it's not in key" when referring to someone else playing with a poorly tuned instrument; it doesn't matter if it is wrong if you still understand what they mean....then at...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-28-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 576
Posted By bigblockelectra
I am changing mine from an SSS to an HSS.....all...

I am changing mine from an SSS to an HSS.....all I had to do was get a pick guard and the actual humbucker. As far as I was told, all recent American standard strats are routed for HSH...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-28-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 869
Posted By bigblockelectra
Whoever told you to stay "in key" may...

Whoever told you to stay "in key" may have meant that your guitar or bass is not tuned properly.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-14-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By bigblockelectra
Good whammy vibrato sounds the best to me as you...

Good whammy vibrato sounds the best to me as you usually flatten the note which is kind of what a singer seems to do. Shawn Lane was good with whammy vibrato as is David Gilmour. Knopfler has nice...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-05-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,576
Posted By bigblockelectra
That is true, but classical music has fans...

That is true, but classical music has fans amongst all age groups. I have heard it playing at various family functions/family friend functions, stores, restaurants....but no, it is not super popular...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-05-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 894
Posted By bigblockelectra
I have a modeling amplifier, and it goes pretty...

I have a modeling amplifier, and it goes pretty loud. Vox vt120+....actually, I am not sure why I bought it.

If you get a modeling amp make sure it has a foot switch otherwise you will have to...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-05-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,576
Posted By bigblockelectra
If your live show attendance is predominantly...

If your live show attendance is predominantly made up of male guitar players, you most likely do not write music that most people would enjoy. Much of the virtuoso stuff is unlistenable to most...
Forum: The Pit 07-31-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 21,479
Views: 305,475
Posted By bigblockelectra
I have a Lincoln that I like to keep clean, but...

I have a Lincoln that I like to keep clean, but at 19 feet 4 inches and white wall tires that require a separate treatment, it takes about 2 hours to do properly.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-29-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 356
Posted By bigblockelectra
I have found that single finger bends can help...

I have found that single finger bends can help with control and strength. In terms of more independent movement, you just need to practice with it more. Cartilage and ligaments are all connected so...
Forum: The Pit 06-25-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,005
Posted By bigblockelectra
Pretty interesting documentary on...

Pretty interesting documentary on NOKO

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24R8JObNNQ4
Forum: Musician Talk 06-11-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By bigblockelectra
? If instead you mowed their lawns, you could...

?

If instead you mowed their lawns, you could probably buy one instead...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-09-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By bigblockelectra
"Beggars can't be choosers" means OP is...

"Beggars can't be choosers" means OP is most likely not going to purchase a top of the line synth/workstation model as listed.

Do you need 88 keys?
Are you getting it just for a piano sound?

If you...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 05-08-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By bigblockelectra
In general, I listen to music for entertainment,...

In general, I listen to music for entertainment, I hear political stuff on TV, radio, internet, everywhere. Not really interested in music as a medium for pushing a political message.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-10-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 893
Posted By bigblockelectra
What makes you think that being competent on an...

What makes you think that being competent on an instrument equals the ability to write good or popular songs? There are about 7 billion people in the world. A musician can do almost anything and...
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