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Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-10-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By techroach
The Mustang is a bit more expensive than the...

The Mustang is a bit more expensive than the Marshall MG10CF and Orange Crush. Yet, if its simply a better one, I'd go for it.

But, just curious. I heard some reviewers play Marshall MG10CF and it...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-09-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By techroach
I used to have a shit amp and a moderately good...

I used to have a shit amp and a moderately good guitar (Epiphone Les Paul is good, right?). Now I'm out of town. I need to get a small amp to avert boredom. But this time, I wanna do it right. I...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-09-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By techroach
Question What's Best Practice Amp for Rock/Blues Guy?

I'm planning on getting a small practice amp of maybe 10W/20W <$150. I don't care about the wattage. What I care about is the tone.

About tonal taste, I absolutely love the Slash tone. I also love...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-10-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By techroach
Exclamation How to Recognize Notes and Chords by Hearing them?

I've been learning for atleast 4years now. All alone here in my room through Youtube. I would classify myself as an intermediate player. Even though, I'm pretty slow, I can play little blues and...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-11-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By techroach
Well, the problem was only with the bridge...

Well, the problem was only with the bridge pickup. But last week, I had same problem pop up in my neck pickup too.. But thats just one time. So, its 99% bridge pickup.

Anyway to test the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 09-10-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By techroach
Exclamation How-to Check a Guitar with Multimeter?

I've a 6month old Epiphone Les Paul Custom. Lately, the signal output from it isn't consistent. Once in a while, one pickup (mostly bridge) goes almost dead (very low volume). The kind where, the...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-08-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By techroach
Exclamation Improvising along with a popular song backing track. Correct Approach?

I've been playing around with some backing tracks (november rain, knockin' on heaven's door etc). What I wud do is, play it in the background and use the pentatonic scale for the key.

As I was...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 02-27-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By techroach
Talking Buying a guitar-themed Gift for a 12-year old

I'm planning to gift my 12 y.o boy cousin. Not a birthday gift or anything. But something that will get him started into the world of guitar-playing.

He went for 1 or 2 classes and thats about all...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-19-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By techroach
Well yes.. I'm aware that there are more shapes...

Well yes.. I'm aware that there are more shapes in the A minor scale that cover the whole neck. But right now, yeah. I just know the 1st and 2nd shape.

Actually, my problem is that, when I solo over...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-19-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By techroach
Exclamation Is learning arpeggio shapes an easy way out?

Guys, I suck at improvising.. Thats a truth. In fact, I haven't done it much anyway. Just starting out in that direction.

Here's my doubt. To improvise over a given chord progression, I find it...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-05-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By techroach
Yea.. after learning those licks, I feel the same...

Yea.. after learning those licks, I feel the same as before. I just learned some tabbed music. Nothing new. Just like learning any song.

If only I can put them to use :(
Forum: Musician Talk 02-05-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By techroach
That sounds like a new direction for me :) I...

That sounds like a new direction for me :) I haven't tried this before. So I should be playin' around with the most common chord progressions huh?

Then what about note recognition? My friend can...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-05-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By techroach
Oh... so where does learning licks fall in the...

Oh... so where does learning licks fall in the grand scheme?? A fellow guitarist to learn lots of licks.

I learned them. But then, I've no idea where to use them :(
Forum: Musician Talk 02-05-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By techroach
Exclamation I suck at making my own music. How can I improve?

I've been learning guitar for 2years now. I can play quite a lot of songs on it. I learned it online from tabs and videos.

But, I suck at improvising :( I know some scales. Other than go up and down...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-28-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 829
Posted By techroach
I use a not-so-well-known knockoff...

I use a not-so-well-known knockoff "Stranger" amp (Indian).
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-28-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 829
Posted By techroach
Which is the better guitar for <$500?

Guys, I'm trying to get a new guitar. I own a Strat copy guitar. So, I'm not looking for a "strat-ish" one.

I checked out the Epiphones and ESPs. But I cant quite make a decision. I play all genres....
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-11-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By techroach
Smile Some Intermediate Malmsteen Acoustic Pieces??

Guys, my search started when I heard this live version of "Black Star" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNOa5Gjh2lc

Here, he plays a slightly extended acoustic intro before the actual song. It looks...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-11-2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 113
Posted By techroach
spam threads!

spam threads!
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-11-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By techroach
I've an archtop. That's the only acoustic I have....

I've an archtop. That's the only acoustic I have. Since it ain't too loud, I can't take it on stage. Cuz the mic won't always pick its sound. I play an electric to sound like an acoustic. It sucks...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-09-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By techroach
Nice song selections guys... But keep them coming...

Nice song selections guys... But keep them coming :) I'm trying a few of these and seeing if I can get it ready for stage
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-02-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By techroach
Nice one, Andalus. Working it out :) Still...

Nice one, Andalus. Working it out :) Still waiting for more picks :)
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 12-02-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By techroach
Lightbulb Tell me some classics to play on-stage

Guys, I got a contest coming up and I'm gonna play some fingerstyle kinda solo songs (no vocals or other instruments). I was planning "Tears in the rain" by Joe Satriani. But at my level of...
Forum: Metal 09-09-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By techroach
Exclamation Starting a Band! Need some help..

Last night, I had an sudden thought of starting my own band. I've already got a drummer ready.

I've been learning guitar for 2years now. I'm self taught and can play open chords, power chords,...
Forum: Tab Talk 02-28-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By techroach
Can Some Experts Help Me Transcribe This?

Hi friends. I'm a n00b and I'm not that good at transcribing songs. Especially metal and high distortion ones. I got into a band and I'm being told to transcribe the following song and learn it in...
Forum: Tab Talk 12-01-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 434
Posted By techroach
Buddy, I know "Patience" start to...

Buddy, I know "Patience" start to finish :). But the prob is, there's chords and vocals in between the solos. And would it sound good without any backing tracks?? :confused:

I'd appreciate if you...
Forum: Tab Talk 12-01-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 434
Posted By techroach
Trying out your suggestions. I decided to play...

Trying out your suggestions. I decided to play Led's Bron yr Aur. But thats only 2min. Thinkin of adding Davy Graham. Looking for some good blues songs..

But hey, are there blues songs which doesnt...
Forum: Tab Talk 11-29-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 434
Posted By techroach
Guys, I'm looking for guitar-only solos like in...

Guys, I'm looking for guitar-only solos like in Led's Bron Yr Aur
Forum: Tab Talk 11-29-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 434
Posted By techroach
White summer is kinda tough..

White summer is kinda tough..
Forum: Tab Talk 11-29-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 434
Posted By techroach
Smile What To Play For Solo Guitar Contest?

We're having this solo guitar competition as part of arts fest in our college. And I'm enrolled. The basic idea is to play solo on acoustic or electric for a max of 10min.

For weird reasons,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-24-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 829
Posted By techroach
Cool.. Thx for the elaborate well thought reply...

Cool.. Thx for the elaborate well thought reply jester :)
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