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Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-27-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Freepower
This belongs in the "Cover Songs"...

This belongs in the "Cover Songs" forum. :)
Forum: Musician Talk 07-07-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17,514
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 674,241
Posted By Freepower
^ IIRC Mattias IA Eklundh does a solo with a...

^ IIRC Mattias IA Eklundh does a solo with a vibrator, I *think* using it as a slide.
Forum: Musician Talk 07-07-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17,514
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 674,241
Posted By Freepower
:haha I guess I'll always have GT. :p:

:haha I guess I'll always have GT. :p:
Forum: Musician Talk 07-07-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17,514
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 674,241
Posted By Freepower
Not that I'm that active apart from cleaning bot...

Not that I'm that active apart from cleaning bot threads, but I'm happy to see such life in the chat thread!



It's something I've found very useful to point out to my students - it's not...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-03-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 27,023
Posted By Freepower
Three guys in my class have come over from 3rd...

Three guys in my class have come over from 3rd year maths and are finding themselves enjoying CS a lot more. I did consider a maths course myself when I was leaving school but I'm really glad I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-20-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Freepower
It's so that the same thread isn't reported over...

It's so that the same thread isn't reported over and over again, filling mods inboxes. :)
Forum: Metal 06-15-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By Freepower
This thread seems useful!

This thread seems useful!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-12-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 27,023
Posted By Freepower
Well, this first year we've kinda done the whole...

Well, this first year we've kinda done the whole range from high to low, from doing data visualisation with Processing to building simple transistor logic circuits and everything in between.

I like...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-11-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 27,023
Posted By Freepower
I'm doing Computer Science at Trinity College...

I'm doing Computer Science at Trinity College Dublin, only first year so not too stressful yet, though the course is pretty challenging (and a lot of fun!).

This year I got a microcontroller to play...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-03-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By Freepower
Hi there, the appropriate thing to do is submit...

Hi there, the appropriate thing to do is submit it to UG as a lesson, rather than post it in the forums. :)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-21-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 27,023
Posted By Freepower
4.5 is pretty legit, I was at 4.1 when I was...

4.5 is pretty legit, I was at 4.1 when I was playing a lot, 4.5 is comfortably in the top 1% which is good by any reasonable measure. :)

Yeah the skill cliff is pretty intense once you're in with...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-20-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 27,023
Posted By Freepower
XD I think I've spent less than that on MTG and...

XD

I think I've spent less than that on MTG and Dota2 combined! What's legend mean functionally? Like top 2% of active players or such?

Yeah I'm usually working on like 10 covers at once. Some take...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-20-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 27,023
Posted By Freepower
Hey man, if it's a hobby don't beat yourself up,...

Hey man, if it's a hobby don't beat yourself up, just play as much as you feel. :cheers:

I'm a MTG guy actually, I have approx 20 casual decks. >>

Posting here inspired me to sit down and record...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-20-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 27,023
Posted By Freepower
Hi! I've been doing lots of exams and Path of...

Hi! I've been doing lots of exams and Path of Exile, so guitar foruming has been much neglected. How are you guys doing?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-30-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1,769
Views: 148,614
Posted By Freepower
It's a little strange? I mean, are you asking if...

It's a little strange? I mean, are you asking if its ok musically? Your ears will tell you.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-26-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,672
Posted By Freepower
Wow, this predates the Guitar Techniques...

Wow, this predates the Guitar Techniques forum!

To be honest, it's nice you tried to put your post in the right place but Electric Guitar might be a better home for this sort of thing now. :)
Forum: Rock & Indie 04-17-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11,707
Views: 256,560
Posted By Freepower
Times have changed I guess. People just prefer...

Times have changed I guess. People just prefer youtube or whatever to the whole forum thing. Maybe the more specialist forums are doing better, I have no idea. :S
Forum: Rock & Indie 03-31-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11,707
Views: 256,560
Posted By Freepower
Crazy stuff! How're you keeping nowadays?

Crazy stuff! How're you keeping nowadays?
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-27-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15,132
Views: 356,311
Posted By Freepower
So, take this with a grain of salt, but... Think...

So, take this with a grain of salt, but...

Think of music as being melody, harmony and rhythm. Different styles of music put more or less emphasis on each portion. Personally I think that when...
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-27-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15,132
Views: 356,311
Posted By Freepower
Didn't like it much till the keys kicked in, then...

Didn't like it much till the keys kicked in, then enjoyed it a bit. Nothing wrong with it but nothing I found interesting either. YMMV!
Forum: Rock & Indie 03-16-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11,707
Views: 256,560
Posted By Freepower
Yeah, it's a shame because I think in some ways...

Yeah, it's a shame because I think in some ways the forums were a better way to learn than youtube, which I think has replaced them as the repository of guitar info. It's much harder to find a proper...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-14-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By Freepower
Yes, but also your post didn't really contain...

Yes, but also your post didn't really contain anything for discussion - if you just want to share a scale diagram, lessons is the place for it. :)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-13-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By Freepower
There's nothing *wrong* with it, it's just...

There's nothing *wrong* with it, it's just off-topic and not particularly useful. Remember, the minor pentatonic is not a "guitar technique" - it's a scale. Also, the forums are generally for...
Forum: Rock & Indie 02-22-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11,707
Views: 256,560
Posted By Freepower
Unstuck, I'm sure you guys have noticed the shred...

Unstuck, I'm sure you guys have noticed the shred forum is no more. I'll shoot Resi a PM and we'll have a scotch and remember the glory days. :heart:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-13-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,007
Posted By Freepower
Justin is a brilliant teacher, put in the work...

Justin is a brilliant teacher, put in the work with his stuff and you could go from beginner to professional.



Honestly, the caged system is super useful forever. I've studied with Andy James,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-03-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By Freepower
What *most* people do is hit the A with an...

What *most* people do is hit the A with an upstroke and then a D with the downstroke.

I think Steve Vai occasionally does it the other way, I haven't heard of anyone else.

An interesting point is...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-03-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Freepower
UG doesn't allow advertising on the forums.

UG doesn't allow advertising on the forums.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-02-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Freepower
The hardest part of alternate picking is when you...

The hardest part of alternate picking is when you have to cross from one string to the next. This is usually the bottleneck.

A 2NPS string features 50% more string crossings in a normal run (3...
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-02-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15,132
Views: 356,311
Posted By Freepower
Awesome, arriving just as I should have time to...

Awesome, arriving just as I should have time to listen to it! :D
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-27-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By Freepower
Arpeggio picking is hard! It's okay to have the...

Arpeggio picking is hard!

It's okay to have the hand on the guitar as long as you're not exerting pressure on it. In your case it's muting the lower strings so I'm afraid you'll just have to move...
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