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Forum: Musician Talk 02-09-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17,539
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Posted By Freepower
Well we were together 9 years before we got...

Well we were together 9 years before we got married so I was pretty sure she was the right one for me. :p:



Man it's good to be busy! I always think better slightly too busy than not busy enough....
Forum: Musician Talk 02-04-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17,539
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 694,087
Posted By Freepower
^ Yeah I was sure it had been public knowledge at...

^ Yeah I was sure it had been public knowledge at the time but memory fades! :)

Sounds like you're a little underemployed and good at your job - no chance of a external promotion or going...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-04-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 17,539
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Views: 694,087
Posted By Freepower
Thanks man! A little over 3 years ago now, still...

Thanks man! A little over 3 years ago now, still enjoying married life! :)



:haha

My wedding band was a keyboard/drums duo who played some System Of A Down and Slipknot, I don't really know if you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-17-2016, 07:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,215
Posted By Freepower
A good teacher is a huge help. When you teach...

A good teacher is a huge help. When you teach yourself you will often have huge blind spots or practice into a dead end. Someone who's spent a decade working with hundreds of guitar players will...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-17-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Freepower
Plenty of people use strict alternate picking -...

Plenty of people use strict alternate picking - they may prefer the sound or the way it feels. :)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-17-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By Freepower
Presuming you just want to play guitar for fun,...

Presuming you just want to play guitar for fun, just learn chords when you have to to play music you want to play.

If you want to be a professional musician, holy shit you need to learn chords!
Forum: Musician Talk 01-09-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,655
Posted By Freepower
A 5 year necrobump! :haha Ideally you want to do...

A 5 year necrobump! :haha

Ideally you want to do neither - when you're no longer playing a note, relax that finger. Lifting it is wasted effort, holding it down is wasted effort. :)
Forum: Electric Guitar 12-03-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15,247
Views: 371,984
Posted By Freepower
My wife hates seafood and I'm not too fussed on...

My wife hates seafood and I'm not too fussed on it so I don't really know about the seafood, but there's a few really good Chinese and Indian restaurants about. I took my family out to Mak recently (...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-23-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 15,247
Views: 371,984
Posted By Freepower
Most of my friends aren't that into UFC and the...

Most of my friends aren't that into UFC and the ones that are think he's an interesting fighter more than necessarily their favourite. :p:

Personally much prouder on bringing in marriage equality by...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-22-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15,247
Views: 371,984
Posted By Freepower
I really love my multiscale guitar, it'd be great...

I really love my multiscale guitar, it'd be great for there to be more options for everyone! :)
Forum: Musician Talk 11-10-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 17,539
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 694,087
Posted By Freepower
Makes sense - I'm surprised the lack of music...

Makes sense - I'm surprised the lack of music undergrad is a dealbreaker, surely you can demonstrate ability without it?

Also I'm envious of the ears, I've graduated from "tone deaf" to "quite bad"...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-09-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By Freepower
^ It is! I've seen a few generations come and go,...

^ It is! I've seen a few generations come and go, I remember joining UG before I could play a full song and all the people that helped me to end up as a professional teacher, it's pretty crazy. Damn...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-08-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By Freepower
^ Yeah I definitely came across more straight...

^ Yeah I definitely came across more straight ABCDEF stuff than I was expecting!
Forum: Musician Talk 11-07-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By Freepower
There's lots of common patterns out there - and...

There's lots of common patterns out there - and there's lots of songs with their own thing going on. Keep listening, learning and analysing! :)



Excellent, that's the right idea! :cheers:

Your...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-07-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17,539
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 694,087
Posted By Freepower
Really good, doing guitar teaching part time now...

Really good, doing guitar teaching part time now and studying computer science, did really well in first year and now trying to keep it up through the rest! Aside from that happily married and still...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-07-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By Freepower
Oh hey! Basically I've been really busy doing a...

Oh hey! Basically I've been really busy doing a mixture of college, gaming and guitaring! I've still been here cleaning spam and stuff but not really browsing or posting much.

I do miss UG a bit...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-07-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By Freepower
Cool! Ok, take a song you're really fond of, get...

Cool! Ok, take a song you're really fond of, get a notepad/open a word document and write down each distinct section you hear. Honestly most death metal I've listened to tends to run pretty close to...
Forum: Musician Talk 11-07-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17,539
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 694,087
Posted By Freepower
Yeah I'm actually alive and stuff! How's things...

Yeah I'm actually alive and stuff! How's things with you?
Forum: Musician Talk 11-07-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By Freepower
Surely they should just have committed the solo?...

Surely they should just have committed the solo? :p:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-25-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,094
Posted By Freepower
Hey man if you play it well it's :cool: I'd...

Hey man if you play it well it's :cool:

I'd rather listen to some ancient blues licks played with feel and groove than some high tech shit played badly!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-24-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,094
Posted By Freepower
It's worth practising that kind of run with both...

It's worth practising that kind of run with both pinky and ring. Generally you want to end your licks on ring finger or index for stronger vibrato but you can't always make that happen, or sometimes...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-15-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 457
Posted By Freepower
Honestly it would be extremely difficult to get...

Honestly it would be extremely difficult to get this to sound appropriately aggressive and tight with economy picking. This is the kind of thing you should alternate pick or downpick. :)
Forum: Metal 09-17-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By Freepower
Take it to the Original Recordings forum. :)

Take it to the Original Recordings forum. :)
Forum: Original Recordings 09-11-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By Freepower
Moved to Original Recordings. :)

Moved to Original Recordings. :)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-27-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Freepower
This belongs in the "Cover Songs"...

This belongs in the "Cover Songs" forum. :)
Forum: Musician Talk 07-07-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17,539
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 694,087
Posted By Freepower
^ IIRC Mattias IA Eklundh does a solo with a...

^ IIRC Mattias IA Eklundh does a solo with a vibrator, I *think* using it as a slide.
Forum: Musician Talk 07-07-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17,539
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 694,087
Posted By Freepower
:haha I guess I'll always have GT. :p:

:haha I guess I'll always have GT. :p:
Forum: Musician Talk 07-07-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17,539
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 694,087
Posted By Freepower
Not that I'm that active apart from cleaning bot...

Not that I'm that active apart from cleaning bot threads, but I'm happy to see such life in the chat thread!



It's something I've found very useful to point out to my students - it's not...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-03-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 35,291
Posted By Freepower
Three guys in my class have come over from 3rd...

Three guys in my class have come over from 3rd year maths and are finding themselves enjoying CS a lot more. I did consider a maths course myself when I was leaving school but I'm really glad I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-20-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By Freepower
It's so that the same thread isn't reported over...

It's so that the same thread isn't reported over and over again, filling mods inboxes. :)
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