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Forum: Guitar Techniques Today, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 52
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
The problem is that you're trying to do more than...

The problem is that you're trying to do more than you're able to. Slow down until you can play it properly and get it really good and comfortable at that speed before trying to move up any...
Forum: Electric Guitar Today, 08:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,357
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Waaaay too modern from what I know of both EBMM...

Waaaay too modern from what I know of both EBMM and Mayer; he's much more likely to go with a brand better known for its vintage cred.
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Depends what you're doing really. If you're...

Depends what you're doing really. If you're using open strings a lot then you're either going to have to tape or get better at playing. If you're not using open strings then those, or the sock,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-28-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
http://www.gruvgear.com/fretwraps Those. Loads...

http://www.gruvgear.com/fretwraps

Those. Loads of pros are using them these days; well respected players. Definitely worth looking in to if it's going to be something you use a lot.

If it's only...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-28-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 62
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
No. Feedback is a pure function of physics so it...

No. Feedback is a pure function of physics so it needs volume and/or gain. You won't get nice musical feedback without volume.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-27-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 224
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
This is really not the right forum, this area is...

This is really not the right forum, this area is concerned with the mechanics of playing the guitar.

That said... unless you plan on gigging any time soon and need a bigger amp I'd say upgrade the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-27-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
In the studio you do whatever you can to get the...

In the studio you do whatever you can to get the track as close to perfect as possible as quickly as possible since that shit is expensive.

Otherwise, watch...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-27-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
The point is not to learn how to do more things...

The point is not to learn how to do more things but to learn how to do the basics really really well. That means minimising the amount of movement you make, minimising the amount of tension in your...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-27-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported*

*reported*
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-25-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,357
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Given the tweet I'd bet something happened,...

Given the tweet I'd bet something happened, nothing about this smells of "I'm just moving on" to me :haha
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-24-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It makes a lot of sense to make a logical...

It makes a lot of sense to make a logical progression through the songs you think easier and work up to things that you think are hard. As much as anything else because doing so means you'll end up...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-24-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
When people say "learn the guitar, don't...

When people say "learn the guitar, don't learn songs" what they mean is not to become someone who can only parrot other people's material without thinking about it or knowing anything for yourself. ...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-24-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,357
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Given the kind of guitars he plays I'd put the...

Given the kind of guitars he plays I'd put the money more on Suhr personally; much closer to the Fender style... in that they do Strat and Tele copies :haha
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-24-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14,595
Views: 323,964
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Oh crap, I knew there was something I meant to...

Oh crap, I knew there was something I meant to pick up! :haha Damn Scar Symmetry being awesome and Dev being even more awesome... I can't afford this right now! D:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-24-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Basically I don't know, I reckon one of the...

Basically I don't know, I reckon one of the guitars is going through a wah that's set at one point and left like that. The other might just be a really harsh tone but then it could be...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-24-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Learn music. Real music, actual songs. Get in...

Learn music. Real music, actual songs. Get in to writing music as soon as possible.

That's about it for now, that's really the stuff that matters, everything else is just for helping those two.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-24-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Only works to a certain point since in an given...

Only works to a certain point since in an given minor key you can use the same pentatonic shape from the 1, 4, and 5, and all the notes in the shape will be in key.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-23-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Spider heads are a waste of money, without doubt....

Spider heads are a waste of money, without doubt. Wait until you can afford something that's actually good rather than just ploughing ahead with a set up that you'll outgrow in a year.

Also......
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-23-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
You've already dropped the cash, other people's...

You've already dropped the cash, other people's validation at this point is completely irrelevant; I don't honestly see what it is you think people are going to tell you.
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-23-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 201
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Bit late to be asking how it is if you've already...

Bit late to be asking how it is if you've already bought it isn't it?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-22-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
1 - Technique means exactly nothing without music...

1 - Technique means exactly nothing without music to back it up. I can tell you all kinds of things I can do fast but I can't use them because they're too conditional or whatever.

2 - Even if it...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-22-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
This is a collection of literally the most...

This is a collection of literally the most meaningless information you could possibly have chosen. Given that this appears to be your attitude I don't think you should be teaching at all.

What...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 10-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported* for wrong forum. This post would be...

*reported* for wrong forum.

This post would be much better off in Guitar Gear & Accessories.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-22-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
The standard scales: minor, harmonic minor. It's...

The standard scales: minor, harmonic minor. It's all about the way you play them and the other instrumentation going on around the riff.

The best idea is to look at a bunch of songs that sound the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-21-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,745
Views: 124,761
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
The bass drum type sound might be where you're...

The bass drum type sound might be where you're hitting on your guitar; the guitar has a lot of different percussion sounds on it and where you're hitting on the body can radically change the sound...
Forum: Electric Guitar 10-21-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 509
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Seconded, I think she's mistaking...

Seconded, I think she's mistaking "gaudy" for "classy" :haha Binding's quite nice but apart from that it's just too much.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-21-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Well knowing the scale and how to harmonise it...

Well knowing the scale and how to harmonise it might help you add some rhythm parts but you'll need to learn some theory to get that anyway. You've basically used all the notes in the key already,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-21-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
F minor. I don't think this information will...

F minor. I don't think this information will really help that much though; theory doesn't, or at least shouldn't, tell you what to write. Only your brain and ears can tell you what will sound right...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-21-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
All personal taste and what you're trying to...

All personal taste and what you're trying to achieve dude, I mean Allan Holdsworth has said on many occasions that he's trying to make his guitar sound as much like a saxophone or horn than a guitar...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-21-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Actually Ohmura's motion comes from the wrist,...

Actually Ohmura's motion comes from the wrist, it's really small and hard to see but if you watch him very carefully from the right angle you can see that the picking motion itself is wrist-based. ...
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