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Forum: The Pit 08-19-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,585
Posted By PSimonR
Give it a go. Maybe meet some other musicians...

Give it a go. Maybe meet some other musicians like that.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-18-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By PSimonR
Play along with songs, at reduced speed if...

Play along with songs, at reduced speed if necessary. Get the rhythm tight.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-16-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By PSimonR
Just put bass pedals in Google Images will...

Just put bass pedals in Google Images will you?

There's loads to choose from, use images to pick out the organ type from the effects pedals.

But, beware, some are midi controllers only and need a...
Forum: The Pit 08-15-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 722
Posted By PSimonR
I was invited, I did go. (Had more than a weeks...

I was invited, I did go. (Had more than a weeks notice though).
Had fun, was good to catch-up with people.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-15-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By PSimonR
Suggest a plywood Gibson Flying V shape - less of...

Suggest a plywood Gibson Flying V shape - less of it! Use 6mm ply and cut an extra strip 1" wide to glue behind the neck for extra strength
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-13-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By PSimonR
You tune the strings quickly. The stress on the...

You tune the strings quickly. The stress on the guitar reduces. The guitar reacts slowly - an hour or more. The guitar expands (bends backwards) and the tuning goes up.
Forum: Recordings 08-12-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 548
Posted By PSimonR
I think the scarlets had gain issues with guitar...

I think the scarlets had gain issues with guitar level inputs - according to a letter I read to SOS. Suggest you research this before buying.
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 08-10-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By PSimonR
Can you recommend a better one?

Can you recommend a better one?
Forum: Original Recordings 08-09-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By PSimonR
I think it is so un-original that you are wasting...

I think it is so un-original that you are wasting your time - the sounds your are getting (especially the drums), the riffing, the production, the level of compression is all so bland and sounds so...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 08-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By PSimonR
If the tab is in the basic text style i.e. like...

If the tab is in the basic text style i.e. like you could type on an old typewriter, then you have to translate that by hand. Not difficult but time consuming.

If the tab is in Guitar Pro then the...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-06-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,234
Posted By PSimonR
Jayerrr, why don't you ask Justin this question?

Jayerrr, why don't you ask Justin this question?
Forum: Original Recordings 08-06-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 195
Posted By PSimonR
From a recording (tracking) point of view, you...

From a recording (tracking) point of view, you need to learn how to use a High Pass Filter and a Compressor in a tasteful manner.
Production wise:
The reverb / echo applied was way over the top.
The...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 08-05-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By PSimonR
You should not run speaker signals down a snake,...

You should not run speaker signals down a snake, they are much too powerful. Either run separate speaker cables (thick ones) or move the amps closer to the speakers as others suggest.
Forum: Recordings 08-04-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 629
Posted By PSimonR
Something like this...

Something like this one

http://www.thomann.de/gb/audio_technica_at2020.htm

would do vocals and guitar - excellent quality for price

So, soundproofing is not the same as acoustic treatment....
Forum: The Pit 08-04-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,611
Posted By PSimonR
DO NOT, repeat DO NOT, shave your pubes after...

DO NOT, repeat DO NOT, shave your pubes after shaving you face with the same equipment if you suffer from cold sores.
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-04-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By PSimonR
If you are a semi-tone out at the 12th you're...

If you are a semi-tone out at the 12th you're gonna have to move the bridge, no amount of shimming will sort it.
Forum: The Pit 08-04-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,611
Posted By PSimonR
Wet shave with a decent triple blade razor is...

Wet shave with a decent triple blade razor is idea, do your balls and any that grow up your ****.

Just cut you bush down to about 1/2inch with scissors or a beard trimer - if you shave them, they...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 07-31-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By PSimonR
a) Get it set up - there's no intrinsic reason...

a) Get it set up - there's no intrinsic reason for the action to be as high as many acoustics are (but you'll never get quite as low as a good electric, I admit)
b) Tune it down a whole step to...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-29-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By PSimonR
Yeah, I agree. With practice you could be very...

Yeah, I agree. With practice you could be very good indeed.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-29-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 285
Posted By PSimonR
Looking at the size of the one in the picture in...

Looking at the size of the one in the picture in the link, it looks like a good smoker to me!

Probably OK for 50W of announcement public address, but compressed guitar speaker output - would it cope?
Forum: Bandleading 07-29-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By PSimonR
Not being able to read music didn't stop the...

Not being able to read music didn't stop the Beatles, so don't worry about that!

I suggest that you join someone else's band first to get to understand your local scene and the politics of how bands...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-28-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 181
Posted By PSimonR
Good instruments, not fancy but durable and keep...

Good instruments, not fancy but durable and keep their tuning well.
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-28-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By PSimonR
Surfing is far too additive, you need discipline.

Surfing is far too additive, you need discipline.
Forum: Original Recordings 07-28-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By PSimonR
Yeah.....

Yeah.....
Forum: Musician Talk 07-27-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 947
Posted By PSimonR
Learn a whole load of blues...

Learn a whole load of blues licks

e.g.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJeJqNSad0U

then make up your own, put them together to make solos

Like Deadds said, learn some solos, Eric Clapton, Dire...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-27-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 735
Posted By PSimonR
http://www.matterhorn-amplifiers.co.uk Has great...

http://www.matterhorn-amplifiers.co.uk

Has great 5w and 12w amps ideal for studios. Can voice them like you want.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-25-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 672
Posted By PSimonR
Just start straight away. It's a learning...

Just start straight away. It's a learning process, the more you do, the better you get at it.
Forum: Recordings 07-23-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By PSimonR
No, you need to find someone who knows what he is...

No, you need to find someone who knows what he is doing. If you try to do this yourself it will turn out crap. Do you not have any colleges / schools with their own recording facilities locally - or...
Forum: The Pit 07-16-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,997
Posted By PSimonR
I have both mac and pc. If you like digging...

I have both mac and pc.
If you like digging around doing windows things like cleaning out you registry and switching everything off to make it work fast enough for your DAW and defending it against...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-09-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 255
Posted By PSimonR
Power amps are not so good at making dirt without...

Power amps are not so good at making dirt without a load.
They can be tricked with this:
http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/jun06/articles/guitartech_0606.htm
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