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Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-28-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 887
Posted By steven seagull
In the first video you can see how much your...

In the first video you can see how much your elbow tenses up as soon as you start playing - that's potentially harmful in the long run so you really need to train that out of yourself.

Remember,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-28-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By steven seagull
There's kind of two goals here, playing that lick...

There's kind of two goals here, playing that lick and getting better at certain aspects of your playing, and whilst theyr'e not mutually exclusive they're not mutually INCLUSIVE either. Obviously if...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-27-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By steven seagull
Just being able to play one thing really fast...

Just being able to play one thing really fast doesn't mean you can "play fast".

Your ability, and indeed usefulness, as a guitarist isn't defined by the fastest or most difficult thing you can do -...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-18-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By steven seagull
I've never actually played a guitar where the...

I've never actually played a guitar where the strings did touch the fretboard!

TS the answer is indeed "not at all" - I think SpiderM summed it up best though!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-17-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By steven seagull
It's a forum where people ask for help with...

It's a forum where people ask for help with techniques, it's not a platform for promoting your videos.

As such I've removed the links, you can post your recordings in the recordings forum if you...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-15-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,067
Posted By steven seagull
Agreed, sounds like you're trying to run before...

Agreed, sounds like you're trying to run before you can walk, albeit with the best intentions.

Take a step back from the theory - learn the basics of chord construction, learn some chords and get...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-15-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By steven seagull
Dude you're totally agreeing with me! You can...

Dude you're totally agreeing with me!

You can work on things that will improve your speed, but speed is ultimately the outcome of lots of other factors that need working on. Once you understand that...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-15-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 740
Posted By steven seagull
Think about what happens when you speak - do you...

Think about what happens when you speak - do you simply chuck out a load of random words and hope something good comes out? Of course not, you think about what you want to say and choose words that...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-14-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By steven seagull
This is a pointless question. "Shred"...

This is a pointless question. "Shred" is a meaningless term that means multiple things to different people. There's also literally no worth in asking about other people's experiences when it comes to...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-12-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By steven seagull
The problem here is that "scale" is...

The problem here is that "scale" is from a form of music that doesn't really use chords, it doesn't even feature much in the way of harmony comapred to western music.

Moved to MT
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-12-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By steven seagull
Moved to GGA

Moved to GGA
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-12-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By steven seagull
Something like this is fine, there's a context to...

Something like this is fine, there's a context to the video and it also addresses a very specific purpose - it's not just "durrhurr i found a cool video"

Carry on.


Also it's not Tom Hess...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-12-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By steven seagull
It just depends - if you want the sound of all 6...

It just depends - if you want the sound of all 6 strings palm muted then mute them all.

If you don't then don't. :shrug:

Everything you do on the guitar is for one reason and one reason alone, to...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-12-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,067
Posted By steven seagull
pretty sure you do! Moved to MT

pretty sure you do!

Moved to MT
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-12-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By steven seagull
You don't need to touch the strings, you'll still...

You don't need to touch the strings, you'll still get some interesting effects from the motor interfering with the magentic field of the pickups - if it's variable speed then it's potentially a lot...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-12-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By steven seagull
You've just got to start using your ears - you...

You've just got to start using your ears - you can read all sorts of stuff with regards to scale and chord construction, harmony, intervals etc and it's all useful stuff, provided you can relate that...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-06-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By steven seagull
wtf?

wtf?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-31-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By steven seagull
A scale isn't a cookie-cutter - you're best bet...

A scale isn't a cookie-cutter - you're best bet is to step away from scales, and even step away from the guitar.

You need to decide for yourself what sound you want to hear over any given backing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-31-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By steven seagull
The simple answer is, learn where the notes are...

The simple answer is, learn where the notes are on the fretboard - until you do that you're not really learning much of anything.
Forum: Tab Talk 05-31-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By steven seagull
moved to Tab Talk

moved to Tab Talk
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-31-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 158
Posted By steven seagull
Please don't create threads to promote your...

Please don't create threads to promote your videos.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-25-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 336
Posted By steven seagull
This, it's 3 weeks, not 3 years.

This, it's 3 weeks, not 3 years.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-24-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 708
Posted By steven seagull
Why on earth are you trying to use your middle...

Why on earth are you trying to use your middle finger for power chords? Nobody does that, use your ring and pinky of flatten your ring finger across the two strings. Also power chords tend to sound...
Forum: Musician Talk 05-24-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,583
Posted By steven seagull
What's more important when making a cake? Eggs,...

What's more important when making a cake? Eggs, flour or sugar?
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-21-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By steven seagull
I can't imagine anyone would ever bother faking a...

I can't imagine anyone would ever bother faking a Corvus...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-16-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By steven seagull
I can't personally see the point in that as picks...

I can't personally see the point in that as picks wear down naturally, so all your doing is reducing their lifespan. Having said that we're all different, and it wouldn't surprise me if the point you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-10-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By steven seagull
Nice try

Nice try
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-09-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By steven seagull
Sounds like either a Dimarzio Humbucker from Hell...

Sounds like either a Dimarzio Humbucker from Hell or Seymour Duncan Stag Mag would suit you.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-02-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,481
Posted By steven seagull
This thread is done and dusted, I'm not leaving...

This thread is done and dusted, I'm not leaving it open just so people can argue.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-02-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By steven seagull
Learning names and positions is all well and...

Learning names and positions is all well and good, but the most important part of the puzzle is learning the sounds and I'm conscious that you didn't mention that.
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