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Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-17-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Shredworthy
Both will probably have teachers.

Both will probably have teachers.
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 01-15-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 876
Posted By Shredworthy
I really like your rhyming scheme, keep up the...

I really like your rhyming scheme, keep up the good work.
I would only maybe change the weird wording of some places, but hey, that's what makes it special and unique sometimes!

Hope this helps,
...
Forum: Singing & Vocals 01-15-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Shredworthy
It would be a good idea to find a vocal...

It would be a good idea to find a vocal coach/teacher if you want to pursue your singing!
Try going down to your local music store and ask if they have any Voice teachers. They will most likely have...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-15-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By Shredworthy
Look at Maplestreetguitars.com They have a great...

Look at Maplestreetguitars.com
They have a great assortment of high-quality classical guitars that project well for larger venues. Have Fun!!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-03-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Shredworthy
Mainly with whatever shape you go with. 1. Start...

Mainly with whatever shape you go with.
1. Start VERY slow to mainly hear the PRECISE rhythm of what you're playing.
(If you can't nail the rhythm exactly slow, how can it be precise at the desired...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-27-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By Shredworthy
Start learning some jazzy chord shapes and...

Start learning some jazzy chord shapes and voicing like AeolianWolf said.
and learning some Jazz forms like samba can help you wrap your head around what's actually happening in the music.

Hope this...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-27-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Shredworthy
Nicely said Aeolianwolf, Just work on your...

Nicely said Aeolianwolf,

Just work on your phrasing, structure of the piece, dynamics or the right sound you're trying to attain. It's not really about I, IV, V7, I. It's more about how you go about...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-27-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By Shredworthy
This! Making or writing music really only...

This!

Making or writing music really only depends on :

How it's put together (structure/form)
The use of dynamics and phrasing
And most importantly, does it actually sound good and work as a...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 11-27-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Shredworthy
Play it first. Some guitars tend to be either...

Play it first. Some guitars tend to be either warmer or brighter in general. Test this by seeing how easy it is to produce different tone by playing closer to the neck or closer to the bridge. In...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-27-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By Shredworthy
Exactly, Always write everything you come up with...

Exactly,
Always write everything you come up with down. You can slowly and effectively construct a library or appendix of unused material when some bits work or do not work. Some of my best...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-25-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By Shredworthy
Use economy of material. Try to change...

Use economy of material. Try to change ideas/material you have already come up with and alter them. Via either different rhythm/tempo, playing them with different note groups or keys, and generally...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-21-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 959
Posted By Shredworthy
Wow..... That suggests you come in right on...

Wow..... That suggests you come in right on 2

That guy must either be joking or he's a ****ing dumbass
Forum: Musician Talk 01-19-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By Shredworthy
Great compositional techniques of form. (Binary...

Great compositional techniques of form. (Binary form, Tertiary form, Rondo form, Sonata form)
Study them, they're great building blocks, plus, you don't have to follow them verbatim. You can use more...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-19-2012, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Shredworthy
Over diminished chords. There are many diminished...

Over diminished chords. There are many diminished intervals used in the scale. Another great scale using repeated intervals throughout is the whole tone (using only whole tones)

ex. C, D, E, F#, G#,...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-17-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By Shredworthy
They're just relative keys because they share a...

They're just relative keys because they share a key signature. Most of the time though, in a minor key, you will use the harmonic minor scale for the use of the M7 as a leading tone. Without this it...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Shredworthy
Yea, It sounds much MUCH better on an actual piano

Yea, It sounds much MUCH better on an actual piano
Forum: Musician Talk 01-14-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Shredworthy
Thoughts on a couple Compositions

I wrote these pieces a while ago, and would like to see what you guys think of them. Any critique is gladly welcomed. I apologize in advance for the silly midi sounding cello.
Also, the midi of the...
Forum: Original Recordings 01-13-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By Shredworthy
Thoughts on an original composition

I wrote these pieces a while ago, and would like to see what you guys think of them. Any critique is gladly welcomed. I apologize in advance for the silly midi sounding cello.
Also, the midi of the...
Forum: Tabs & Chords 01-13-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Shredworthy
This would be good for String ensemble

This would be good for String ensemble
Forum: Musician Talk 01-13-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By Shredworthy
It also looks like you might be resting your...

It also looks like you might be resting your elbow on your knee by the angle of your thumb. Let your arm hang freely if this is the case. It's a very common technical mistake that I was guilty of...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-13-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Shredworthy
Nice creativity, but work on making your vibrato...

Nice creativity, but work on making your vibrato more even. A nice vibrato can speak volumes with a very simple lead.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-13-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By Shredworthy
Pretty Rosettes are nice, but tone is much more...

Pretty Rosettes are nice, but tone is much more important than looks
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 01-13-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By Shredworthy
All of Villa-Lobos' music for the guitar is good....

All of Villa-Lobos' music for the guitar is good. Buy his complete works for the guitar book and you'll have plenty of great and interesting music to work through for years. Prelude 1 and 2 are...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-13-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 918
Posted By Shredworthy
You shouldn't be really pressing in with your...

You shouldn't be really pressing in with your thumb, it's mainly there to keep your hand in the right place. Try playing barres by pulling your arm inwards toward your body rather than squeezing...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-10-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Shredworthy
Good, you have used one of the best methods for...

Good, you have used one of the best methods for learning the notes on the guitar! It's tough, but now you have it. But with guitar "(movable) Shapes are paramount in learning effective practice runs....
Forum: Musician Talk 01-10-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By Shredworthy
Start with Rhythm, very simple rhythms and have...

Start with Rhythm, very simple rhythms and have them clap them out loud. It inspires confidence and is fun. I Find that starting with learning the notes is not so effective as the students get bored...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-03-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Shredworthy
Moderation is key. Too much vibrato and it sounds...

Moderation is key. Too much vibrato and it sounds like a warbling out of tune guitar. on the lower frets (1-5) I suggest using up and down vibrato ( slightly bending) make sure you move the same...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-03-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By Shredworthy
Learn to alternate. Once you have it, you'll only...

Learn to alternate. Once you have it, you'll only have to work half as much to play this. Then you can focus on musicality and not just playing all the notes in time
Forum: Musician Talk 01-03-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Shredworthy
Simplicity is the key! You're on the right track...

Simplicity is the key! You're on the right track when it comes to composition. Write what sounds good. One of the most important if not THE most important thing in composition is structure/form. If...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-03-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 2,761
Posted By Shredworthy
I really enjoyed your page! Very well organized,...

I really enjoyed your page! Very well organized, insightful and to the point. Very unlike the ubiquitous, pretentious, holier-than-thou attitude that people that think that they know a lot about...
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