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Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-17-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By Anon17
Make sure not to make the same mistake with your...

Make sure not to make the same mistake with your thumb pressing into the neck again, you should keep your hands as relaxed as possible.

It won't take too long to get used to the change if you keep...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-12-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By Anon17
But then you can't gloat to yourself about...

But then you can't gloat to yourself about beating the guitar when you finally nail that song you've been attempting to play for 6 months.
Forum: Musician Talk 09-05-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,876
Posted By Anon17
Getting stoned tends to make playing the guitar a...

Getting stoned tends to make playing the guitar a little bit harder and I wouldn't recommend doing it during band practice, guitar practice or shows.

That being said, sometimes getting a little...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-04-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,055
Posted By Anon17
If you have hit a speed wall then you just need...

If you have hit a speed wall then you just need to improve your technique. Relaxation and economy of motion are probably the culprits.

I don't believe anyone of physical health has any kind of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-03-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By Anon17
I know what economy picking is... There is no...

I know what economy picking is...

There is no point playing that lick with economy since as you said it becomes alternate after one repetition anyway, meaning you need to play the lick to speed with...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-03-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By Anon17
This is a 3 nps "part of a scale"...

This is a 3 nps "part of a scale" lick:


G -------5-7-8--------5-7-8-
D -5-7-8--------5-7-8-------


There is no way you could pick this faster with economy picking compared to alternate...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-02-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By Anon17
Economy isn't faster than alternate picking...

Economy isn't faster than alternate picking though, it's just easier to play some common shred licks with economy. There are plenty of licks which have to be played with alternate picking.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-02-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By Anon17
If you want to use the sound of economy picking...

If you want to use the sound of economy picking then learn it. If not, there is nothing wrong with just alternate picking.

Economy picking can be useful to learn if you plan on doing a lot of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-01-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Anon17
You just need to keep practicing playing for...

You just need to keep practicing playing for longer periods of time. Make sure to rest enough between every "set" of extended playing.

You could try and work out your muscles to develop stamina but...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-31-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Anon17
Yeah the angle of your pick is fine, if you want...

Yeah the angle of your pick is fine, if you want a bit of a smoother sound you can practice playing with the pick parallel to the string but it's your preference.

Your picking looks okay,but try to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-30-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By Anon17
Look at the guide to all techniques sticky and...

Look at the guide to all techniques sticky and read the picking part.

Practice some hard picking exercises slowly (try Freepower's exercises of doom in the sticky), make sure you are using the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-28-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,507
Posted By Anon17
If you are serious about learning guitar, it's...

If you are serious about learning guitar, it's more efficient to learn guitar and not play Rocksmith.

However, if you enjoy the game then there's nothing wrong with that and as long as you are...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-26-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Anon17
Honestly, as someone who went through exactly...

Honestly, as someone who went through exactly this problem, suck up and learn to play with your wrist.

It will suck at first, you will be playing worse and it will feel way less comfortable and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-26-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By Anon17
Since this has been bumped: The vast majority of...

Since this has been bumped:

The vast majority of people will only benefit from maybe 15-30 minutes of playing the same section slowly. You lose concentration, get annoyed etc... as people have said...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-12-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By Anon17
Solid state amps tend to be less responsive than...

Solid state amps tend to be less responsive than tube amps.

If you can hear other techniques through your tube amp but can't hear legato, it is your technique.

If you can't hear your picking...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-11-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 371
Posted By Anon17
If you can hear your picking fine but you can't...

If you can hear your picking fine but you can't hear your legato, you need to work on your legato technique.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-11-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 805
Posted By Anon17
^ This is right. You need to learn how to tap...

^ This is right. You need to learn how to tap with your right hand fingers as well, but dampening is the most important part.
Forum: Musician Talk 07-31-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 451
Posted By Anon17
I think the point is that in theory, advanced...

I think the point is that in theory, advanced computers could write a piece of music in the same way that a human (complete with "feel" and everything) because at the end of the day everything we do...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-31-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By Anon17
You mean economy picking, which requires you to...

You mean economy picking, which requires you to be able to inside pick anyway.

If you play 3 notes on the low E and then one on the A string, you'd play it DUDD with economy picking. But if you play...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-30-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Anon17
Look at how the guitar section fits with the rest...

Look at how the guitar section fits with the rest of the song, the tone of the guitars (amp, pickups, the angle of the pick to the strings etc...) and like the above posters said the rhythm is very...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-21-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,550
Posted By Anon17
Oh I'm sure but not to the same degree of...

Oh I'm sure but not to the same degree of relaxation? Like there's no point arguing about this to be honest but personally I wouldn't force myself to use the minimal amount of tension if I was trying...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-21-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,550
Posted By Anon17
EDIT for clarity/tl;dr - In the long run I can't...

EDIT for clarity/tl;dr - In the long run I can't see any reason why anyone would be naturally better at the physical part of playing guitar than anyone else. In the short run (beginners, people who...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-20-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,550
Posted By Anon17
This is what I was getting at, I didn't mean that...

This is what I was getting at, I didn't mean that there is any specific gene for a sport but like you've said people can have the right lengths and masses to have an advantage. Seen as the hard part...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-20-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,550
Posted By Anon17
But not the very specific subset of moments...

But not the very specific subset of moments you're using to play the guitar?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-20-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,550
Posted By Anon17
The reason why people are naturally talented at...

The reason why people are naturally talented at olympic sports is because the physical movements involved are all very natural movements that are used for our survival (running, swimming, being...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-11-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By Anon17
Justin guitar is a great resource. Take a look...

Justin guitar is a great resource.

Take a look at the stickied posts by Freepower on this forum, they are incredibly useful for developing technique and should lead you in the right direction.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-07-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 639
Posted By Anon17
Make sure the rest of your arm and your shoulders...

Make sure the rest of your arm and your shoulders (can be annoying) are relaxed as well.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-07-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 639
Posted By Anon17
If Paul was tensing his thumb up he would not be...

If Paul was tensing his thumb up he would not be playing that well.

I mean, he states in pretty much every instructional video he's ever made that you NEED to be relaxed to do picking like that....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-06-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 639
Posted By Anon17
It's worth nothing that Troy doesn't mention that...

It's worth nothing that Troy doesn't mention that much about relaxation and economy of motion (from what I read of the book, not a bad book by any means though), so it'd be quite easy to go through...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-06-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 639
Posted By Anon17
You can play the right exercises for hundreds of...

You can play the right exercises for hundreds of hours with bad technique and get nowhere.
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