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Forum: Electric Guitar 12-07-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By GMx
I live in Venezuela. Shipping prices are overly...

I live in Venezuela. Shipping prices are overly absurd, and I can't go to a store and pick whatever I want to buy, because: 1. stores are empty, and 2. whatever you find is ridiculously overpriced....
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-07-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By GMx
Alright, thanks a lot. I'll try that, since I...

Alright, thanks a lot. I'll try that, since I don't really see anything broken or disconnected on the back of the pot.
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-07-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By GMx
Can't get new stuff where I live, otherwise this...

Can't get new stuff where I live, otherwise this would be a whole different guitar and I'd use it as my main instrument :)

But thank you both for the advise. What does that deoxit do, exactly? Just...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-07-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By GMx
Volume pot only works at 10

Hi, everyone. I hope I'm not posting this in the wrong sub-forum.

I have an Epiphone Les Paul Junior, which has 1 volume and 1 tone. I hadn't played it in a year and a half, or so, and I decided to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-23-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By GMx
I don't think I know much more about compression...

I don't think I know much more about compression than I did when I first discovered, though I have tried to remedy that. I'm not justifying being ignorant about it, but I believe that getting a sound...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-22-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By GMx
Spot on. I give you this. I actually wrote...

Spot on. I give you this. I actually wrote something along these lines in the original post but I deleted it afterwards, trying to keep it simple ;)

I hope you're able to get one someday. Look up...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-22-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By GMx
How often do you use compression?

Hey, guys. A few years ago while getting into the world of home recording I discovered compression. I didn't understand much about what it did but I noticed how I brought the sound of my cheap Squier...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 01-07-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By GMx
Hey guys, thanks for the tips. I know that you...

Hey guys, thanks for the tips. I know that you can't force inspiration, but I've heard from some people that you shouldn't always wait for inspiration to write. Writing every day is a common exercise...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 12-25-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 794
Posted By GMx
Unability to write songs

Hey guys. I hope this is not the wrong subforum to post this. Long story made short, I managed to write a couple of songs (five or six) which I consider to be quite good in a two-year period (from...
Forum: Cover Songs 12-15-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By GMx
Thank you! :) it's one of the covers that I'm...

Thank you! :) it's one of the covers that I'm the most proud of. I love me some pick noise, yeah, but later on I found it a bit annoying :p:
Forum: Recording 12-15-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By GMx
Woah guys, thanks a lot to all of you for your...

Woah guys, thanks a lot to all of you for your advice. I love reading others' stories and learning what I can from them. I'm making a point of rehearsing as much as I can, both individually and with...
Forum: Cover Songs 12-08-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By GMx
Sugar, We're Going Down (by Fall Out Boy)

I hope you like it, it's quite simple but I had a lot of fun doing it :)

https://soundcloud.com/stratogabo/sugar-were-going-down-fall-out
Forum: Recording 12-08-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By GMx
Advice on recording my band's first studio demo

Hi everyone. I seek advice from those who have experienced recording a band's demo. We are going to record a three-song demo this month and I'm equally anxious and excited.

I'm the guitar player and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-14-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By GMx
Huge difficulty to play while standing up

I wonder if anyone has experienced a huge difference in playing their instruments standing up as opposed to sitting down. I ask this because even when I have been playing for a couple of years, I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-07-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By GMx
Try Oasis, dude. Stand By Me, Don't Look Back in...

Try Oasis, dude. Stand By Me, Don't Look Back in Anger, The Masterplan (this is a tricky one). They have really good stuff for practising chords.
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 09-07-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By GMx
Hi dude! Sorry I didn't see this befored. I'm...

Hi dude! Sorry I didn't see this befored. I'm really glad you liked the song! It's amazing to me that someone downloaded an old version and actually liked it better than this new one I did a couple...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 09-07-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,287
Posted By GMx
Ok, let's see how you like (or not) my music....

Ok, let's see how you like (or not) my music. This song is my baby.

www.soundcloud.com/gloriawho/way-up-high
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 08-21-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,865
Posted By GMx
Hi everyone. Well, here's my band, it's called...

Hi everyone. Well, here's my band, it's called Gloria Who We play alternative rock, as in we alternate from indie rock to punk rock, but we like a lot of things; think of Green Day, blink-182, Foo...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-13-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 162,825
Posted By GMx
That's hammering, as far as I know. A really well...

That's hammering, as far as I know. A really well performed hammering on a really responsive, good sounding guitar.
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 08-11-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 62,145
Posted By GMx
Ok, give me a listen if you will. The band's...

Ok, give me a listen if you will.

The band's called Gloria Who
Punk rock - indie rock - alternative rock
www.soundcloud.com/gloriawho
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-11-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By GMx
Ok, first of all, you can play guitar while you...

Ok, first of all, you can play guitar while you watch TV, but you will not make much progress practising like this. You need to focus on the guitar alone when you practise. Otherwise, you would be...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-11-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,305
Posted By GMx
Try and learn "Wake Me Up When September...

Try and learn "Wake Me Up When September Ends" by Green Day. Also, "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)". Both are nice songs that might help you excercise your fretting hand (specially the second one)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-11-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 162,825
Posted By GMx
Well, here is my attempt. I hope some of you guys...

Well, here is my attempt. I hope some of you guys can give me a few pointers (though this video does not completely depict many faults I know I have)

http://youtu.be/azbN1PZ9bZs
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 08-10-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By GMx
Gloria Who: Venezuelan rock

Hey guys, what's up? I would like to share with you some of my band's music and see if you like it. I would very much appreciate any feedback you could give me.


You can listen to our music here:...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-16-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 926
Posted By GMx
What I meant was that first tried clockwise,...

What I meant was that first tried clockwise, after reading on different forums and websites about neck issues, that was before talking to people here. I honestly can't see the neck curved or concave,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-15-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 926
Posted By GMx
Thank you, pal. I ALWAYS do one string at a time...

Thank you, pal. I ALWAYS do one string at a time and this time I just took them all at once to clean the guitar. I'll never clean that f*cker again.





Wait a second chookiecookie, you told me...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-14-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 926
Posted By GMx
I checked that page (thank you for pointing me...

I checked that page (thank you for pointing me there), and it also talks about relieving the neck. Following chookiecookie's advice, I gave the rod a subtle twirl to loosen it, and left the guitar...
Forum: Recording 03-13-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 870
Posted By GMx
Hey rickplaysguitar, I'm no expert whatsoever in...

Hey rickplaysguitar, I'm no expert whatsoever in mixing, but I'm going to tell you real fast how I mix my band's demos. You can have a listen to this one...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 03-13-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By GMx
I just voted for you, dude. I'm really digging...

I just voted for you, dude. I'm really digging your band's music, very groovy, good-sounding and fun to listen. Everybody should give them a try! Good luck!
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-12-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 926
Posted By GMx
I'm going to send you a PM so we don't flood the...

I'm going to send you a PM so we don't flood the thread.
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