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Forum: Musician Talk 11-20-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 481
Posted By Sickz
I believe it is the instrument that will change...

I believe it is the instrument that will change somewhat in the coming future. We have already seen change in things that have to do with tuning stability and intonation of the instrument (such as...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-20-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Sickz
It's not necessarily "bad", but it is...

It's not necessarily "bad", but it is not efficient. I make sure that whenever i am not using a finger, i will not put any pressure on it. So if i were to play that riff i would let my index finger...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-19-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Sickz
You could play A major over A minor, but it would...

You could play A major over A minor, but it would sound like crap. The reason being the two most important notes of any chord (the third and the seventh) differs in major and minor keys.

The chords...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-18-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Sickz
Theory won't make you a good soloist, but it will...

Theory won't make you a good soloist, but it will help you understand what you/others are doing so you can replicate it more easily, explain it to others and use it with other concepts.

The most...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-18-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By Sickz
This. Look at how your favorite players...

This. Look at how your favorite players pentatonic runs and use that in other keys, other octaves, with other sequences/intervals and together with other runs.
Forum: Musician Talk 11-09-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By Sickz
I would advocate learning vocabulary over the V...

I would advocate learning vocabulary over the V chord instead. Some other jazz and fusion players might disagree with me, but i don't see the point of practicing chord-scales over tunes. It is a...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-09-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 286
Posted By Sickz
Measuring technical progression never interested...

Measuring technical progression never interested me. I do however measure musical progression. Like recording my improvisations over tunes over time, and then coming back to old tunes and improvising...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-05-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Sickz
I would strongly advice you fit in time for...

I would strongly advice you fit in time for transcription there. Learning by ear from recordings of your favorite players is essential. Also lots of ear training, do you really know your intervals,...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-02-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By Sickz
I would say some jazz guys have that tendency....

I would say some jazz guys have that tendency. Being a a jazz player myself i would say (atleast in my experience) that number is about 50/50. Many players obsess over the theoretical side of jazz,...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-02-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By Sickz
Alright, i see what you are getting at. I read...

Alright, i see what you are getting at. I read " But you can see how different their approaches are, and how that affects the overall sound and style of their music" and i just needed to add that...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-01-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By Sickz
I would say sloppy playing is playing that isn't...

I would say sloppy playing is playing that isn't perfect.

Perfection isn't something only professionals can do, a beginner might be able to play happy birthday perfectly, or the chords to a pop song...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-01-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By Sickz
It's worth noting though that even though they...

It's worth noting though that even though they are both in the context of jazz, they come from totally different worlds. Joe was born in the 20's and was became an active player in the early 40's,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-01-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Sickz
Short answer: Play it at a tempo were you can...

Short answer: Play it at a tempo were you can play it perfectly.

Long answer: There are many things that goes into learning stuff perfectly, since the old saying "practice makes perfect" is flawed....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-01-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Sickz
Those you want to learn, at a tempo were you can...

Those you want to learn, at a tempo were you can play them.

EDIT: Also, forget about improving your picking speed. Focus on the relaxation, economy of motion and accuracy of the right hand instead,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-01-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Sickz
Which songs do you want to learn? Learn those.

Which songs do you want to learn? Learn those.
Forum: Musician Talk 10-29-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Sickz
Agreed. Anytune, Transcribe and Riffstation are...

Agreed. Anytune, Transcribe and Riffstation are some of the best ones, in my opinion.
Forum: Musician Talk 10-28-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Sickz
Musictheory. net and...

Musictheory. net and musiclearningtools.net.

Also, transcription (learning by ear) if you aren't already,
Forum: Musician Talk 10-28-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Sickz
Evernote and Youtube is what i use. I keep my...

Evernote and Youtube is what i use. I keep my written material on evernote most of the time and my practice diary on youtube.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-24-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By Sickz
It has to do with your brain. Now, i am no...

It has to do with your brain. Now, i am no scientist, but i have done my reading on the subject from published works of people that deal with the brain. Technique is not in the hands, it is in the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-24-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By Sickz
This. I don't "strictly" anything. I do...

This. I don't "strictly" anything. I do what i have to do to get the sound i hear in my head out, sometimes that require alternate picking, other times legato, other times hybrid picking etc.
Forum: Musician Talk 10-23-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 782
Posted By Sickz
Most of the time i break up my practice into 2...

Most of the time i break up my practice into 2 segments. I usually practice 2 x 2hours a day on average, but i'm not sure, i don't really keep time. I practice until i am done with the task i have...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-23-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Sickz
Scales will not be the solution to your problem,...

Scales will not be the solution to your problem, studying actual melodic death metal songs will.

To put it into an analogy, if you are learning scales you are learning the alphabet of the musical...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-21-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,001
Posted By Sickz
I think that is my main problem with shred...

I think that is my main problem with shred guitar. Have you heard one neo-classical shred you've heard them all. Now one could argue some bands feature what would be considered shred guitar, but in...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-21-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,001
Posted By Sickz
I agree with GuitarMunky, "shred" in my...

I agree with GuitarMunky, "shred" in my mind is associated with the 80's and the shrapnel guys. The car analogy is good, my own analogy is a cake that is 10% cake and 90% icing, that is what most of...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-20-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By Sickz
I would advice keeping a journal for your...

I would advice keeping a journal for your improv/jam sessions. Let me explain what i mean.

I primarily play jazz and fusion, but i also play a lot of other stuff (blues, funk, reggae etc). When i...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-17-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 725
Posted By Sickz
Well it could have to do with language also. I...

Well it could have to do with language also. I have been studying music at many schools in my life, both in europe and america. And i found that in the US teachers often used the term "diminished" (1...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-17-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 725
Posted By Sickz
Because when it comes to seventh chords there are...

Because when it comes to seventh chords there are two types that include a flat fifth (b5). There are the Minor 7th flat 5 (m7b5) which are built on the seventh degree in major scale harmony. So in...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-17-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Sickz
I wouldn't say so. I have done many rock/metal...

I wouldn't say so. I have done many rock/metal gigs, but i am primarily a fusion/funk/jazz player. When i have practiced those metal songs for the gigs, i have often done so with a clean sound 90% of...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-17-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By Sickz
I agree, i thought i listed him, Art Tatum,...

I agree, i thought i listed him, Art Tatum, Charles Mingus, Art Blakey, Dizzy Gillespie and Benny Goodman. Seems i didn't, that horrendous act is now fixed. That is what happens when you have too...
Forum: Musician Talk 10-17-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By Sickz
As Cajun said, jazz is a very broad term. It is a...

As Cajun said, jazz is a very broad term. It is a style that have been around for about 100 years now, so it has had time to spread out into different style, take influence from other styles and...
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