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Forum: Electric Guitar 08-02-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 15,106
Views: 353,194
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Got to wonder why no one's done it yet...

Got to wonder why no one's done it yet...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-30-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Well basically there's two ways of thinking about...

Well basically there's two ways of thinking about it:

1 - Play them three notes per string. So pick a note on the lowest string, play it and the two notes above it, then move to the next string up...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-28-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I have to say, I wouldn't want to play on strings...

I have to say, I wouldn't want to play on strings that were a year old anyway, I'd change those before doing anything at all! :haha

That said... I don't know if there's a reason for it or if it's...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-28-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Ideally you should be able to tap on a completely...

Ideally you should be able to tap on a completely clean guitar sound with no effects. Hell, you should be able to tap on an acoustic if you're good at it.

That said... there's no harm in using gear...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-27-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Sadly not as easy as all that, the instrument...

Sadly not as easy as all that, the instrument shops near where I'm currently living don't tend to stock many 5 string basses, let alone 6ers; I think I saw one once, maybe? :haha No matter though,...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-27-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
See, you say all that but this: This is is...

See, you say all that but this:


This is is exactly your answer to the question I asked.

You don't think I should pay anything less than 1000, preferably a Dingwall if I can run to it (probably an...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-25-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Ok, let's clarify here, because I have obviously...

Ok, let's clarify here, because I have obviously placed emphasis wrong with what I've said:

I do not want a 6 string for the low end. I have gear that covers that just fine. My current 4 string...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-24-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Good advice to not overthink them but I think if...

Good advice to not overthink them but I think if a guitarist intends to play any gig ever then they should really know what the controls do; EQ and everything are a key part of playing a decent set...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-24-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15,106
Views: 353,194
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
To be honest the only thing that's really...

To be honest the only thing that's really annoying me about my amp is that, since it's a GH50L, it doesn't have a clean channel. But I think I can actually fix that with a simple ABY pedal; I have a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-24-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Big fan of the genre personally, amazing music to...

Big fan of the genre personally, amazing music to be found. Your videos are pretty good as well, enjoyed them a lot!

That said... this is really not the place to be posting your videos. You should...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-24-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,159
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Guys... this is really not the place for this. ...

Guys... this is really not the place for this. TS's question has been long since answered, and this discussion isn't going to actually go anywhere; none of you are going to change your minds any...
Forum: Bass Guitar 07-22-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 339
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Does this exist? Is it wise?

So a bit of background:

I'm generally a guitar player, but I started playing bass before I took up arms as one of the widdly high-end wankers, so I have a decent amount of experience playing bass. ...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-22-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
This should be in the Electric Guitar forum...

This should be in the Electric Guitar forum rather than here.

*reported*
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-22-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 857
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
So what do you like? Maybe we can help you find...

So what do you like? Maybe we can help you find something new to listen to and learn, that might also be impressive as a side-effect.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-22-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I would probably suggest that it is actually your...

I would probably suggest that it is actually your fault. If the sound is becoming all low end and details are getting lost then it's almost certainly because you're invading his frequencies more...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-22-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 857
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Completely depends on the crowd you're playing...

Completely depends on the crowd you're playing to. I mean, I know some people (mainly non-guitarists) for whom EVH style tapping is still mindblowing because it's not in the popular consciousness as...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-22-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Yeah, there really isn't anything stopping you...

Yeah, there really isn't anything stopping you from doing it at all, but being aware of the affects that's going to have is important.

Most importantly: it won't sound the same as the original. ...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-14-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported* Come on guys, thread's nearly a year...

*reported*

Come on guys, thread's nearly a year old and was necro'd by an obvious spambot.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-10-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
No, I think you're right vayne, it looks like TS...

No, I think you're right vayne, it looks like TS is very confused about what time signatures are for.

TS: Time signatures really don't tell you what beats you play on, at all. More than anything...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-09-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,159
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Thing is, "arpeggios" really isn't a...

Thing is, "arpeggios" really isn't a technique; they're a musical concept that can be executed with just about any technique you care to mention.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-09-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 967
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Really for me it depends what I'm learning the...

Really for me it depends what I'm learning the song for.

If it's for my own pleasure then I won't grind it very hard, it'll be picking it up and practicing as much as I feel like, when I feel like...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-08-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,159
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Not sure if this is necessarily a good example or...

Not sure if this is necessarily a good example or not really, I'm 99% sure his acoustic tone is run through about 5 million layers of compression... but of course I could very well be wrong, and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-08-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,159
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Well the more pressing concern there is which of...

Well the more pressing concern there is which of those is more like the sound you hear in your head. All three of them sound very different, and in fact different hollow bodies will also sound...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-08-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
1 - You're about 5 years too late. 2 - Your...

1 - You're about 5 years too late.
2 - Your indulgent self-promotion isn't welcome here. If you want people to watch your video go post it in the cover songs forum.

*reported*
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-08-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,159
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
You certainly can shred on an acoustic but if you...

You certainly can shred on an acoustic but if you look around you'll find that a lot of the people who do so focus more on picking than legato. That's not to say that shred-speed legato is...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-07-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 971
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Slightly misleading because they don't use stock...

Slightly misleading because they don't use stock pickups; Waring's limited run signature has custom pickups in it and Waggoner uses BKP Blackhawks.

That said... I have a PRS Custom 24 SE and it does...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-07-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Yeah, you can just tune up, there's nothing...

Yeah, you can just tune up, there's nothing stopping you at all. The more usual thing to do, however, would be to put a capo on the 1st fret in drop D tuning. As I say, that's more of a convention...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-07-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Firstly he's only playing power chords there, so...

Firstly he's only playing power chords there, so you don't actually need to worry about barring the full A major shape.

Secondly, I actually don't like barring that shape like that. I much prefer...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-07-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Well firstly: I watched a couple of covers of...

Well firstly: I watched a couple of covers of that song and I couldn't find that fingering in them at all. I don't know if you're thinking of a different song or what but I don't honestly think...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-07-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I honestly don't see what this has to do with...

I honestly don't see what this has to do with anything that has been said in the thread so far.
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