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Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-27-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By Livingtime
Sometimes you will have to play dead notes on a...

Sometimes you will have to play dead notes on a sensitive harmonic fret, try applying different amounts of pressure with your fingers, try using your picking hand to mute the notes. Experiment a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-12-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By Livingtime
They it's tabbed implies a hybrid picked....

They it's tabbed implies a hybrid picked. However, I do believe you could just hammer it all.
Zaphod is probably right with it being tapped, I don't see how it would be though o.O

Good luck by the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-09-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Livingtime
I've seen 2 famous guitarists tremolo picking 2...

I've seen 2 famous guitarists tremolo picking 2 strings differently.

Steve Vai uses his wrist but imagine really moving your wrist from side to side as if you're shaking it.

Rusty Cooley also does...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-20-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,238
Posted By Livingtime
Don't treat Guitar like a chore. It's supposed to...

Don't treat Guitar like a chore. It's supposed to be a hobby, something you enjoy doing and if you're not enjoying it then you shouldn't be forcing yourself to play.

Think about all the old...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-17-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Livingtime
Unless you're going past the 12th fret you should...

Unless you're going past the 12th fret you should be fine. All you can do his practice it over and over because that's the only way your fingers can get accustomed to it.

But you have to accept that...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-11-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Livingtime
Well, if you're strumming you generally won't be...

Well, if you're strumming you generally won't be able to strum a whole chord with your hand on the bridge.
You pick with your hand on the bridge because your wrist acts like a pivot.

Try playing a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-17-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Livingtime
The typical way I was told to do 3 string sweeps...

The typical way I was told to do 3 string sweeps was always start the low string with a down stroke. It's typical sweeping motion.

Though after you get the idea of sweeping and how it's done you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-29-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Livingtime
Sounds like something out of an old Street...

Sounds like something out of an old Street Fighter game :D

See if you can find actual artists and tabs or music sheets of the songs. Otherwise, find a thai folk song and start learning it by ear,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-18-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By Livingtime
I get sore forearms, but mostly with my fretting...

I get sore forearms, but mostly with my fretting arm (after playing through a Rusty Cooley song it's going to happen)
As long as your technique is right, you can think of it like a marathon. The...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-18-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Livingtime
Do you mean reading sheet music and you see a D...

Do you mean reading sheet music and you see a D note?
That's the thing with guitar, you have so many places to choose from. It's up to you.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-07-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Livingtime
You should try Hybrid picking. It's a combination...

You should try Hybrid picking. It's a combination of Fingerpicking and picking.

You hold the pick like normal and play the bass notes or whatever you like, then use your fingers for the higher...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-07-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,441
Posted By Livingtime
I like any pick as long as it is teardrop shaped....

I like any pick as long as it is teardrop shaped. Right now my favourite is Fender Classic Celluoid
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-23-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Livingtime
The more you stretch the better you get at it,...

The more you stretch the better you get at it, but don't do over do it. Good things come in time :)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By Livingtime
Surely you have songs you can look through on...

Surely you have songs you can look through on iTunes or something?
Check out new styles, it's best to start from the early rock songs 50s-60s-70s, because there weren't many effects back then :)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Livingtime
With tux guitar press ctrl+m to open the mixer,...

With tux guitar press ctrl+m to open the mixer, turn down the guitar and now you have no more annoying midi sound :D
Make sure you're using the metronome under Player so you stay in time.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-03-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By Livingtime
I'd advise getting the 2nd one if possible as...

I'd advise getting the 2nd one if possible as well, it's more application than theory unlike the 1st book which is more theory.

My favourite sections of each book are:

1st: The section on muting;...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-03-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 929
Posted By Livingtime
The thing with sweeping is that you don't 'get'...

The thing with sweeping is that you don't 'get' it. It's a technique that requires constant practice! If you don't use it, you will get sloppy.

Don't try to chase numbers though, focus on songs or...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-03-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By Livingtime
You should play whatever is most comfortable,...

You should play whatever is most comfortable, unless the song requires a specific tone.
Personally I always seperately pick in one direction slow arps such as this. If it were faster, like 200 bpm....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-31-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Livingtime
1-2-3-4 is harder because all your fingers are...

1-2-3-4 is harder because all your fingers are falling on the fret board then coming off.

Speed comes with practice, but take care in your practicing don't overdo it. Try incorporating these into...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-31-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Livingtime
When I have a whammy lick, I like to mess around...

When I have a whammy lick, I like to mess around with bends as well. That MIGHT help :shrug:

If your guitar is set up right, there should be little problems with the whammy. You could also...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-31-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By Livingtime
You should use what you are most COMFORTABLE...

You should use what you are most COMFORTABLE with. If there are issues in your sound THINK what is making that sound, LOOK at your playing SLOWLY to find what is making that sound then fix it....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-31-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By Livingtime
Learn the basics. Always keep the basics to...

Learn the basics. Always keep the basics to heart. Barre Chords and Palm Muting are two of those basics. They really shape how you play as a guitarist and can help you with things like phrasing....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-31-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By Livingtime
Amon, you clearly haven't listened to Takayoshi...

Amon, you clearly haven't listened to Takayoshi then. I can't be bothered arguing anymore than that though :haha:

I've only just found Takayoshi within the past few months, i've been practicing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-28-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Livingtime
I can only see it happening with Acoustic...

I can only see it happening with Acoustic percussive styles, where your hands are really hitting the strings and strumming with the back of your hand, i've never heard of it though.

I've practiced...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-24-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Livingtime
I don't know if his style is unique (It's unique...

I don't know if his style is unique (It's unique to me at least) but Takayoshi Ohmura is one of my favourite guitarists, his playing is VERY precise. His song 'The Cataclysm' really blows my mind...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-24-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By Livingtime
Well, think about it logically, watch live videos...

Well, think about it logically, watch live videos and lessons, see tabs.

If you are learning by ear, take the time to find a tab. Looking at it will help you with picking directions and whatnot....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-24-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By Livingtime
I've learnt some quite difficult songs in a very...

I've learnt some quite difficult songs in a very short time, personally I find it too hard to practice in sections.
What I do is play through it all as much as possible, if a bit is too hard, work...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-23-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Livingtime
Do you own a pitch shifter/harmonizer? Perhaps...

Do you own a pitch shifter/harmonizer? Perhaps you could try running it through that, what he's doing doesn't sound too "out there" just ups and downs with the bar.
Specific notes, I have no...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-23-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,482
Posted By Livingtime
Create a theme. Write 2 songs based of that...

Create a theme. Write 2 songs based of that theme. That's it right?

I'd love to join! I have to compose a piece for my finals at school, so this is a great way to do it I think :D

But I've never...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-21-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Livingtime
My hands have trouble reaching 2-7 stretches as...

My hands have trouble reaching 2-7 stretches as well, sometimes I would shift my hand up but in a way that makes it possible to still get the right sound.
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