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Forum: Musician Talk 09-05-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By thefollower
Learning to play in different time signatures

Are there any good online interactive exercises that teach you how to play in different time signatures? Its so confusing to me - reading words doesn't tell me enough without hearing it.

Is there...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-04-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By thefollower
Wait two questions: Explain F## not being the...

Wait two questions:

Explain F## not being the same as G (ive always wondered this with regarding bb7 chords but never found out).

Secondly how come the #9 works because it doesn't technically seem...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-03-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By thefollower
What is this chord in purple haze

Hello

I notice this chord used in purple haze:


----------
------8--
------7--
------6--
------7--
Forum: Musician Talk 09-02-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By thefollower
Can some one demonstrate it because im still...

Can some one demonstrate it because im still hearing two notes, certainly not a pinch, it sounds like a bluesy effect that a pinch with distortion would not sound like.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-02-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By thefollower
To me it sounds like 2 strings being rung with an...

To me it sounds like 2 strings being rung with an up stroke but i can't work out how to get the sound. When i try to do it .
Forum: Musician Talk 09-02-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By thefollower
How to do the satriani harmonica sound?

So as per the title i can't work out how he does the sound

This is a song where he uses it as an example at the 53 second mark:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSFgyIBk7l0
Forum: Original Recordings 04-12-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 696
Posted By thefollower
I think it would fit well with the right sounds,...

I think it would fit well with the right sounds, Guitar Pro does not really do much justice in how things blend together in a mix.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-09-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 712
Posted By thefollower
Metal Standards

Hello

So there is quite an easy to find list of "blues standard songs" aswell as jazz, but metal is some what elusive... and metal is hugely diverse - perhaps one of the most diverse these...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-30-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By thefollower
Okay i will take a look. Thank you.

Okay i will take a look.

Thank you.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-29-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By thefollower
Its not the speed that I have issues with. It's...

Its not the speed that I have issues with. It's the effortlessness of the technique whilst keeping a clear sound of each note.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-29-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By thefollower
So at the start of learning it - it will feel...

So at the start of learning it - it will feel like im putting some effort into the pull offs then. =/ It feels like its going to take for ever.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-29-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By thefollower
By relief do you mean guitar action ?

By relief do you mean guitar action ?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-29-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By thefollower
Legato problem

Hello

I just saw this video which is crazy legato skill:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjmZWN4J_I8

And have recently been doing legato myself but no idea how to get a responsive guitar sound on...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-19-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By thefollower
Well i'm glad i now know what a slash chord is !...

Well i'm glad i now know what a slash chord is ! :) Thanks for explaining.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-15-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By thefollower
So what does slash chord mean? And how come some...

So what does slash chord mean? And how come some people are saying its a major chord, when there is no 3rd interval to determine if its minor or major?
Forum: Musician Talk 03-14-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By thefollower
So the chord is neither major or minor ? What...

So the chord is neither major or minor ? What does add9 mean ?
Forum: Musician Talk 03-14-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By thefollower
Confused how to name this chord in my progression

Hey

I have two chords which i put together which i quite like but i am a bit lost how i work out the second chord.

The first chord is like this:

---1-----
---3-----
---2-----
---0-----
Forum: Metal 02-12-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By thefollower
Looking for songs like this

Hey

I was listening to a song by Andy James and he has one song with simply crazy heavy riffage going on in one...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-10-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 742
Posted By thefollower
I thought in C dorian the G would be G minor not...

I thought in C dorian the G would be G minor not major.... where are you getting G major from ?
Forum: Musician Talk 01-10-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 742
Posted By thefollower
So what notes would i want to emphasis most in C...

So what notes would i want to emphasis most in C Dorian to avoid it being C major ?

I'm also not following why a G chord could not be part of the backing track whilst playing over C dorian ?
Forum: Musician Talk 01-10-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 742
Posted By thefollower
Bit confused with intervals

Hey

I'm bit confused with intervals. Lets say i'm playing in C Major and the perfect fifth is there for G.

Now lets say the key is changed to C Dorian. Does the perfect fifth still remain G even...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-24-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By thefollower
What about any DVD's that teach speed techniques?...

What about any DVD's that teach speed techniques? I'm told Paul Gilbert and Petrruci have DVDs on it but are they recommended?
Forum: Musician Talk 10-24-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By thefollower
Well I've been playing for about 7 years and i...

Well I've been playing for about 7 years and i struggle to fast licks at tempos at around 126 BPM. I spent a long time learning other things, when it came to shredding and stuff i only recently got...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-24-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By thefollower
Well im already doing 10 hour playing but its a...

Well im already doing 10 hour playing but its a mix of different stuff. I want to some what reach muscle fatigue on alternate picking so the muscles get stronger, similiar to the principles used in...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-24-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 381
Posted By thefollower
Problems improving my speed

Hey

I am looking to improve my speed so im going to 10 hour workouts with the metronome and put every thing else on the back burner for a while.

But as you can imagine 10 hours is going to get...
Forum: Recordings 04-18-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By thefollower
Advice on good sounding drums with toontrack

Hey

I am using Superior Drumkit from hell with metal foundry pack... have made a beat but wanting to improve the sound so it sounds more authentic as i cannot fit a real drum kit in my room :P Was...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-31-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By thefollower
Ah so i need to lower the frets at the higher...

Ah so i need to lower the frets at the higher notes to allow lower action.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-31-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By thefollower
How can i correct for that ? Sand the fret bars...

How can i correct for that ? Sand the fret bars down ?
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-30-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By thefollower
Buzz? I can't even get a note from its touching...

Buzz? I can't even get a note from its touching the fret barsso it doesn't ring!

How do i adjust my nut ? I have a Ibanez RG Prestige Galaxy model with the edge zero bridge. I lowered my bridge but...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-30-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By thefollower
Low action strings are dead

Hey

I set my action to:

Low E - 3/32
High e - 2/32

I've seen a few recommend this as a nice setup for easier playing of legato but the strings dry up when i am playing high up the neck... how do...
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