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Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-10-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,080
Posted By Dr. Faustus
This List + Guthrie Govan

This List + Guthrie Govan
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-07-2012, 01:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Once you get acquainted and decently familiar...

Once you get acquainted and decently familiar with the guitar, or are motivated to make some serious progress with both technique and theory, I HIGHLY recommend Guthrie Govan's Creative Guitar series...
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 09-29-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 28,543
Posted By Dr. Faustus
I usually don't post, but when I do, it's because...

I usually don't post, but when I do, it's because I just came back from a life-altering Aristocrats gig in New York City. Guthrie, Bryan, and Marco were all ON FIRE tonight.

Definitely worth seeing,...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-11-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 32,628
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Oh, I definitely want to use the amp on its own...

Oh, I definitely want to use the amp on its own for most of the time I'm playing. It'd be a waste not to let the amp strut its stuff, of course.

I guess I was wondering about the possiblity of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-11-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 32,628
Posted By Dr. Faustus
I've heard great things about the JCA100H and...

I've heard great things about the JCA100H and JCA100HDM in terms of being able to nail high gain tones and love what I have heard so far...but does that mean that clean tones are impossible, even at...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-05-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By Dr. Faustus
The Fender and Vox have awesome cleans but I am a...

The Fender and Vox have awesome cleans but I am a bit concerned about how the amp distortion is going to sound with them, even with an overdrive or distortion pedal going through them. I've heard...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 05-05-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Best (Tube Amp) Option?

Sup UG. Want to finally get a proper tube amp. My ears demand it. 2x12 or maybe 1x12.

Budget: Up to $1200-1400 USD MAX. It'll need to cover both a head and a cabinet, which is preferable so I could...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-25-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Alright thanks for the input guys!

Alright thanks for the input guys!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-24-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Problem with Paul Gilbert Pinky Pull-Offs

I've been playing for around 4 years, practicing with GuitarPro Speed Trainer and a Metronome (working on the theory and musicality too, no worries)...and most things have been going well but...

For...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-01-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Dr. Faustus
1 Spot? Flanger? Blackstar?

I've read that describe the Visual Sound 1 Spot as either completely quiet or very noisy and tone-sucking...anyone here have any experience and can clear up whether or not this will actually mess...
Forum: Electric Guitar Archives 05-18-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 39,999
Views: 1,005,827
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Woo NPD. Here's my pedalboard in...

Woo NPD. Here's my pedalboard in progress:
http://i42.tinypic.com/2v8izaa.jpg
I'm not really sure how to arrange them - in the chain and physically on the board itself. Anyone have a suggestion?

I...
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 02-27-2009, 03:59 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 16,486
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Bringing this back up a bit. On a semi-related...

Bringing this back up a bit.

On a semi-related note...anybody hear anything about the ProTone Becker pedals? Have people been getting them? Liking them?

My preorder still hasn't come it yet...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-26-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Looking for Distortion: Weight Limit

So I'm looking for a certain type of distorted sound...achieved with something that weighs less than 35 pounds since I have to lug it up and down 4 flights of stairs at least once a week for a few...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-13-2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Mostly the frets in between the nut and the 12th...

Mostly the frets in between the nut and the 12th fret. A bit between the 12th and the 24th as well. Only the open, 12, and 24 seem to be in tune...

Anyone know what is going on?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-11-2009, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Ahh here's the thing...it's a fixed bridge guitar...

Ahh here's the thing...it's a fixed bridge guitar and I've confirmed with the tuner that the 12 harmonic is the same as the 12th fret note for all the strings.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-10-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Severe Intonation Issues...

For some reason, my guitar's intonation is completely shot and I have no idea why...

I adjusted the saddles so that the harmonic at the 12th fret and the fretted note at the 12th fret are at the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-05-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,737
Views: 122,385
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Is there any particular skill level requirement...

Is there any particular skill level requirement for asking you to find the flaws in our playing?
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 11-05-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 16,486
Posted By Dr. Faustus
I think it's a solid album. Like it a lot. But I...

I think it's a solid album. Like it a lot.

But I think from now on, when buying his albums, we have to think of Jason Becker as a composer rather than as a guitarist.
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 10-29-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 16,486
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Can't wait until the new album arrives.

Can't wait until the new album arrives.
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 10-17-2008, 01:37 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 7,352
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Jason Becker - Perpetual...

Jason Becker - Perpetual Burn-----------------------11 Heal
Marty Friedman - Dragon's Kiss----------------------11 Hurt
Guthrie Govan - Erotic Cakes------------------------106
Paul Gilbert - Get Out...
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 10-16-2008, 12:08 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 16,486
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Ahh...yeah I just had to order the pedal. Should...

Ahh...yeah I just had to order the pedal.

Should be made by Thanksgiving since it was a while ago. :headbang:

Still working on Altitudes. Stuck on the sweeps but it's getting there.
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 09-17-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3,241
Views: 73,803
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Yeah it's intense. My arm muscles don't have...

Yeah it's intense. My arm muscles don't have enough stamina to play the entire thing at PG speeds. Hopefully that'll change with more practice.
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 09-13-2008, 01:50 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 16,486
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Definately. I've been training my sweep picking...

Definately. I've been training my sweep picking with the Altitudes arpeggios as well and hopefully will get them cleanly up to speed soon.

Then it's time to take on the Serrana arps :eek:
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 09-09-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 16,486
Posted By Dr. Faustus
That's what I'm hoping. Might end up getting...

That's what I'm hoping. Might end up getting it.

Best bet is to get it directly from the ProTone website right?
Forum: 80s Rock, Shred & Progressive 09-08-2008, 02:59 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 16,486
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Think it'll really give JB's PB tone to someone...

Think it'll really give JB's PB tone to someone running it through a solid state practice amp...say a Cube 60?
Forum: Musician Talk 08-05-2008, 02:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By Dr. Faustus
-19-12-15- He's using that tapping pattern and...

-19-12-15- He's using that tapping pattern and moving from the E to the A to the D to the G string using it for the ascending portion of the lick. Then he alternates the pattern from the D and the G...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-29-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 73,027
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Yeah I realized that I may have been too...

Yeah I realized that I may have been too ambitious trying to learn Scarified and Altitudes...

....so I added a third song: Paul Gilbert's Echo Song. I figure that I can at least finish this one...
Forum: The Pit 07-28-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 4,862
Posted By Dr. Faustus
Altitudes by Jason Becker Scarified by Racer...

Altitudes by Jason Becker
Scarified by Racer X
Soothsayer by Buckethead
Forum: Musician Talk 07-24-2008, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2,341
Views: 153,870
Posted By Dr. Faustus
In terms of theory, I've already taken a course...

In terms of theory, I've already taken a course for my music minor and will take a second, more advanced course, within a year. So I've already been working on applying the theory towards...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-23-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2,341
Views: 153,870
Posted By Dr. Faustus
I've been practicing Scarified and Altitudes for...

I've been practicing Scarified and Altitudes for a year now - one half of my two years of playing guitar - and have been making some great progress, or at least I think so. But I haven't gotten a...
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