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Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
The scale you're talking about there is the...

The scale you're talking about there is the harmonic minor. Melodic minor is, I think, a natural 6 and 7 on the way up, but I also don't think many guitarists observe the differences between the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 147
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Going to need a bit more information than that, I...

Going to need a bit more information than that, I could point you to literally thousands.
Forum: Guitar Techniques Yesterday, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 588
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
This is supposed to be a place where people can...

This is supposed to be a place where people can learn freely and without fear of insult. You are violating the very purpose of the forum. Whether you intended an insult or not you've said something...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-21-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Ignore this. There is very definitely a right...

Ignore this. There is very definitely a right way of doing things, and Sickz nailed it in one.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-21-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 588
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
You don't see how this: Is going to be...

You don't see how this:


Is going to be discouraging?

You literally came in and the first thing you said was that TS isn't working hard enough. You have no information about TSs life situation or...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-20-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,934
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
They are marginally more expensive on Thomann, I...

They are marginally more expensive on Thomann, I don't know if that's been factored in to the decision to go with them...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-18-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Finger strength in which hand? And I'm going to...

Finger strength in which hand?

And I'm going to say this up front: you don't need more strength. Unless your hands are in some way unhealthy you have all the grip strength you need already.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-18-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,934
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
His old account is still active :haha But he...

His old account is still active :haha But he does have his own echo-chamber/forum to be in now though, why would he want to come back here with people who might *gasp*... disagree.


Not the first...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-18-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 748
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
... You are equating a response to physical and...

... You are equating a response to physical and psychological stimulus and a learned skill. I hope you see where you're going wrong here.

I also seriously disagree with this bizarre notion you seem...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-18-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Just to 100% clarify: When you use the word...

Just to 100% clarify:

When you use the word "high" you should be using it to refer to the pitch of the string. Physical locations are always secondary to the sound, using high in any other context...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-18-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 748
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Here is exactly what you are saying: "This...

Here is exactly what you are saying:

"This thing will make you sound better. Do not practice this thing. Trust that it will come in time."

People like you have said this about literally every...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-14-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
First thing I have to say is that it's unlikely...

First thing I have to say is that it's unlikely that your technique is really faltering, it's much more likely that you've made advances in your technique that highlight your weaknesses or your ear...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-13-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 748
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Actually, this is a really good question... I...

Actually, this is a really good question... I feel like there's a real gap in the tools available to us here. Modern software and UI design must be able make this kind of thing easier...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-13-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 588
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Just keep practising, you've barely been playing...

Just keep practising, you've barely been playing for a second in the grand scheme of things so you're hardly even used to the instrument; it'll come to you in time.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-12-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 748
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Voice-to-text and screen readers respectively. ...

Voice-to-text and screen readers respectively. The internet, as long as sites are well made, is accessible to all, no matter the disabilities.


Generally people use one direction for vibrato, I...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-12-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14,651
Views: 326,257
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
My partner saw them in Manchester over the...

My partner saw them in Manchester over the weekend, apparently they were ****in' amazing! :haha

Sadly I was not there... because I was too busy seeing BABYMETAL, who are so much fun live, it's...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-11-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Ok, now go and actually familiarise yourself with...

Ok, now go and actually familiarise yourself with the songs. Nearly all of them cover most techniques; they're in the sections that they're most famous for but if you actually look at the songs...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-11-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
There're only 2 7 string S models on sale right...

There're only 2 7 string S models on sale right now though (at least on this side of the pond), without going used obviously. I don't think used S7321s are massively common either.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-11-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
...

http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1091788

Try looking in future. Seriously. You've been a member long enough to know this.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-11-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
There are so so many songs with sweeps these...

There are so so many songs with sweeps these days, you really don't have to look hard at all. Just listen to any of the more technical forms of metal for more than about half an hour.

Also this:...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-11-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
If you get good at it, you can take away the...

If you get good at it, you can take away the outside source and transcribe the music you hear in your head. That way you can think of a sound you want to reproduce and then find it on the instrument.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-11-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It's a tonal choice. Downpicking sounds...

It's a tonal choice. Downpicking sounds different to alternate picking, the more consistent tone helps with the energy of the kind of songs that do it are trying to achieve.

Also if you can...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-11-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Ok, firstly... where are you learning this from? ...

Ok, firstly... where are you learning this from? It shouldn't feature a bend either on that fret or that large from what I remember.

Second, you won't damage the strings (although if you do it a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-11-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 508
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Probably typed it in all caps; that's what UG...

Probably typed it in all caps; that's what UG does with posts that are all caps.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-11-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 294
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Basically: handedness doesn't make any difference...

Basically: handedness doesn't make any difference later on down the line. It might make some things feel more natural at first but there is so much learning and practice required to achieve any real...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-11-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Get it right slower first. There must be a point...

Get it right slower first. There must be a point at which you start making this mistake so figure out what speed that is and concentrate on getting it right there. Figure out why it's going wrong;...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-10-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
When I do learn solos, which isn't often I have...

When I do learn solos, which isn't often I have to say, I tend to take them in logical pieces, which can also be split down further if I need to do so. Then I tend to take those pieces and learn the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-09-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Pretty nice man, not bad at all; not a fan of the...

Pretty nice man, not bad at all; not a fan of the gloss neck personally but that's entirely my taste!

HNGD!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
A good way to start with learning by ear is...

A good way to start with learning by ear is actually trying to pick out simple melodies, like advert jingles or whatever. Learning things by ear is easy enough once you have the basics down but it...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-07-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported* If you want to submit a lesson there...

*reported*

If you want to submit a lesson there are official systems for that.
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