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Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-11-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By SoapboxFrank
A tuning peg just fell off my Les Paul... halp!!

So, a while ago my guitar fell off the stand and off came the tuning peg. I have no idea how to fix this, I'd take it to a professional but the closest one is is 50 miles away and just botched a job...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-02-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By SoapboxFrank
That does make sense. I don't think he has a clue...

That does make sense. I don't think he has a clue (the other guitarist I know) seeing as how he doesn't even know how to play in major pentatonic. So basically, you can use those scales building off...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-30-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Pentatonic soloing in a different key than the song is in?

I'm not looking for opinions on the album, I really don't care what you think about it but anyway. I was listening to Green Day's new album and something has been bugging me. In the song Let Yourself...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-24-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Can I put a Seymour Duncan Jb humbucker in my gretsch pro jet?

The pickups are a little weird in them, but I'd love to put a Jb in the bridge, all my other guitars have P-90s or Single coils so this is my first guitar with humbuckers. Has anyone swapped out...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 07-03-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Did I wire my guitar pickups correctly?

More or less, if I post pictures of my guitars innards do you guys think you will be able to determine if I didn't screw it up too bad?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-03-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,281
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Post rock guitar techniques?

So lately I've been getting into post rock and I had a jam with some of my friends today. The drummer wants to start a post rock band. Basically it's me on guitar, a good drummer, a good bassist, and...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-03-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Does anyone own or has played a Gretsch Electromatic Pro Jet?

It's the G5435T with the bigsby on it.

I'm looking for a guitar that can get a nicer jazzy clean sound with a bit of blues to it. Along with something that might work well with a big muff pi or just...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-14-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,388
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Soloing style ala Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins

Hey guys, I've been working on soloing/improvising for a while. I'm trying to start improvising in the style of Billy Corgan. If you haven't heard his style but you're a theory buff listen to the...
Forum: Bandleading 12-12-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,746
Posted By SoapboxFrank
What to say when you walk on stage

Hey guys, I've been in bands for the past two years, I've recently joined a band with a female singer who can be a little awkward on stage, plus I'm the leader of the band as of right now.. not to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-12-2011, 02:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 116
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Question Digitech RP1000 Question?

Hey guys, I've been looking into getting some effects for my amp. I'm an analog guy, but I want tons of different effects and I'm a bit strapped for cash so I'm thinking with going with this guy...
Forum: Bandleading 11-27-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Working out musical differences/distances?

I'm a 90's Alternative influenced band called Truman's Medulla. Look us up on facebook if you'd like, but we don't have any material posted yet. Anyway..

So, here's the rundown. I used to be in a...
Forum: The Pit 11-27-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Band advice (Not sure where else to post this?)

Sup guys.
I'm a 90's Alternative influenced band called Truman's Medulla. Look us up on facebook if you'd like, but we don't have any material posted yet. Anyway..

So, here's the rundown. I used to...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 10-20-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,890
Views: 197,629
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Band Name: Truman's Medulla Genre: 90's...

Band Name: Truman's Medulla
Genre: 90's Alt/Grunge/Punk Rock
Influences: Smashing Pumpkins, The Offspring, Nirvana
Colors: Whatever really.
We have a girl singer and bassist so nothing extremely...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-29-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Would a guitar effect work if I plugged a microphone auxilary cable into it

So, I'm not that great of a singer so I want to add distortion to my voice (I.E. Queens of the stone age or Sex Bob-Omb) I'm in a band with a female singer and we want a more masculine voice on some...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-09-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By SoapboxFrank
From what you're all saying, I think I'm just...

From what you're all saying, I think I'm just looking for an excuse to buy one because I think it would be nice to use, but I know I'd never use on stage or anything. Lmao.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-09-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By SoapboxFrank
I know it's a fuzz pedal, I've heard a lot of...

I know it's a fuzz pedal, I've heard a lot of artists use it though. I'm also interested in Nirvana/Smashing Pumpkins type stuff so that's another thing I'm debating about the BMP.

Also right now...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-09-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Big Muff Pi or Tube Screamer Boost for Hardcore Punk Tone?

Like the title says. Like Bad Religion/Rise against. I'm looking for thicker palm mutes more than anything, I'm playing through a Orange Dual Terror, which is almost there, but not quite. No metal or...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By SoapboxFrank
I don't really play metal at all. I play rock n'...

I don't really play metal at all. I play rock n' roll and punk like the Ramones and The Sex Pistols which it's great for, but I'm in a Melodic Hardcore band (Like Rise Against and Bad Religion) It...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-24-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Need more gain on my Orange Dual Terror

So I've decided I need more gain out of my dual terror. It's got a great distortion, but it's just not heavy enough. Should I got a boost like a tube screamer, or just go with a Boss Metal zone or...
Forum: The Pit 07-19-2011, 02:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By SoapboxFrank
No matter what, me and my bassist/singer are...

No matter what, me and my bassist/singer are sticking together. That's all.
It's not a matter of putting in time to practice, trust me we've put in plenty. It's a matter of him simply not being cut...
Forum: The Pit 07-19-2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Problem with my band?

I'm not really sure where to post this seeing as it's more of a problem between two people rather than musician advice. SO

Okay, I've been in a band for over a year we started out as the 3 best...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 07-10-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2,890
Views: 197,629
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Noice^

Noice^
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-09-2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Does anyone know where I can buy a couple input nuts for my Les Paul?

I've lost my last one on my Les Paul Junior, just to be clear not the nut that holds the strings but the metal piece that goes around the input. Thanks!
Forum: Musician Talk 07-08-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By SoapboxFrank
I listen to Streetlight's cover of the album all...

I listen to Streetlight's cover of the album all the time. Thanks!
Forum: Musician Talk 07-08-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Thanks, this is giving me some new ideas. (:

Thanks, this is giving me some new ideas. (:
Forum: Musician Talk 07-08-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Writing Ska songs on Guitar?

Anyone have any advice? I'm joining a ska band with horns and all, I know the basics, the off beat skank, inversion and barre chords. What I'm wondering is how to write riffs with the idea of horns...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 07-07-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2,890
Views: 197,629
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Name: Appeal To Apathy (Or A2A) Genre: Punk...

Name: Appeal To Apathy (Or A2A)
Genre: Punk Rock
Influences: Rise Against, Green Day, Rancid, Sum 41

Font: Whatever, just nothing crazy like most of the metal band's fonts.
Color: Darker Color...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 07-07-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By SoapboxFrank
I'm liking this. A lot. The vocals fit the...

I'm liking this. A lot. The vocals fit the instrumentals really well.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-22-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Both of my electrics are Gibsons with P-90s,...

Both of my electrics are Gibsons with P-90s, which I thing are the epitome of Punk Guitars, and the Rhythm pickup on my SG Classic produces some really warm clean tones for some Alt too.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-22-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By SoapboxFrank
Orange Dual Terror for Punk/90's Alt?

So I'm looking at a new amp, and the Dual Terror is my main choice right now. I'm just wondering if it has the stock gain to pull off Punk. Right now I use a Line 6 Spider Jam, it's pretty good and...
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