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Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-06-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By bondmorkret
Yeah just learn some riffs and songs of bands...

Yeah just learn some riffs and songs of bands that you like, and to make it more useful transcribe the riffs yourself, rather than using tab :)
Forum: Musician Talk 08-05-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By bondmorkret
EZDrummer is great, there's lots of cool addon...

EZDrummer is great, there's lots of cool addon packs for whichever style you're interested in. I use the funk and jazz packs, as well as the drumkit from hell pack. Stylus RMX is great for electronic...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-04-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By bondmorkret
Try doing some chromatic 3-4, 3-4 etc type runs...

Try doing some chromatic 3-4, 3-4 etc type runs up the strings with your ring finger and little finger. Then try the same but with legato. You can also try one note on each string, sweeping across...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-02-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By bondmorkret
As the guys have said, if you've got sheet music...

As the guys have said, if you've got sheet music or a chord chart, you can figure it out based on that. If not, you need to listen for the note which sounds most resolved when you land on it, that is...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-01-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,552
Posted By bondmorkret
I sightread quite a lot as part of my job, but it...

I sightread quite a lot as part of my job, but it tends to be reading melodies on jazz lead sheets. The melodies tend to stay within a couple of octaves range (usually one), and don't contain chordal...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-31-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 780
Posted By bondmorkret
Some confusion here regarding time sigs, the...

Some confusion here regarding time sigs, the bottom number refers to the duration of the notes, and therefore has to be 2,4,8,16,32,64 etc
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-30-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By bondmorkret
Good question. I don't actually remember ever...

Good question. I don't actually remember ever feeling physically tired when practicing any guitar technique, but that might not apply to everyone. If your forearm is getting tired, perhaps try to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-29-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By bondmorkret
Do lots of listening, transcription and learning...

Do lots of listening, transcription and learning of riffs/ leads/ guitar solos/whatever by the bands you like :)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-28-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By bondmorkret
As AJ said, going with your gut reaction and...

As AJ said, going with your gut reaction and whatever seems easiest is usually the best way to play guitar. Classical guitarists on the other hand tend to be very regimented and standardised with...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-24-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By bondmorkret
Keep on top of things with some ear training,...

Keep on top of things with some ear training, theory books and plenty of listening!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-23-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By bondmorkret
The plectrum should always go down-up-down, with...

The plectrum should always go down-up-down, with a 16th note rest after the last down. Practice on an open string, nice and slow :)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-22-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By bondmorkret
As previously said, practice your sweep exercises...

As previously said, practice your sweep exercises very slow. Always practice with a metronome, focusing on getting rid of open string noise.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-22-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 540
Posted By bondmorkret
I've seen the lots of popular players doing this,...

I've seen the lots of popular players doing this, but I've always thought to myself that muting can be done without a hairband. I guess it depends on what you get used to using, but I've never found...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-18-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By bondmorkret
I'd suggest listening analytically to recordings...

I'd suggest listening analytically to recordings of guitarists you like and comparing them to recordings of yourself, and figuring out where you're going wrong. Work on timing, ear training and...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-18-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By bondmorkret
Sent you a message about this!

Sent you a message about this!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-16-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,159
Posted By bondmorkret
A lot of the more obvious guitar songs I guess;...

A lot of the more obvious guitar songs I guess; smoke on the water, satisfaction etc
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-11-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 969
Posted By bondmorkret
Valve amps tend to be the way to go, unless you...

Valve amps tend to be the way to go, unless you wanna fork out serious money for Axe FX/Kemper digital technology!
Forum: Musician Talk 06-30-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 638
Posted By bondmorkret
Like most people I learnt a lot of guitar playing...

Like most people I learnt a lot of guitar playing through learning other peoples riffs and solos. Nowadays I don't learn many complete songs as such, but transcribing is always fun and good for the...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-25-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By bondmorkret
Of course that's possible, lots of great...

Of course that's possible, lots of great guitarists do that to a point.
The theory behind the scales isn't always necessary if you have a good ear!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-24-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By bondmorkret
Taking days off here and there can actually be...

Taking days off here and there can actually be highly recommended, I find 1-2 days a week with no practice is a good way to get a fresh approach to guitar playing :)
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-23-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By bondmorkret
Go with the fender telecaster!

Go with the fender telecaster!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-23-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By bondmorkret
You generally find that as players become more...

You generally find that as players become more and more experienced, they refine their interests into one or two specific guitar techniques, so as not to become a 'jack of all trades, master of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-22-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By bondmorkret
I remember doing a class on harmonics in physics...

I remember doing a class on harmonics in physics at high school. There's definitely science to it, but the best way to learn is to just experiment!
Forum: Musician Talk 06-21-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,390
Posted By bondmorkret
Find some of the musicians to play with, get some...

Find some of the musicians to play with, get some lessons with a private guitar teacher, and practice hard. You'll go a long way doing that!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-20-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,192
Posted By bondmorkret
Vox do a small all valve combo for around 300, I...

Vox do a small all valve combo for around 300, I tried it, and it's a good guitar amp!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-20-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,411
Posted By bondmorkret
Loads of electric guitar players manage just fine...

Loads of electric guitar players manage just fine without plectrum, so I wouldn't worry about that!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-19-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 614
Posted By bondmorkret
Carl Martin Pro Power is very good!

Carl Martin Pro Power is very good!
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-18-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By bondmorkret
Remember that pinch harmonics can only be...

Remember that pinch harmonics can only be executed at certain points on the string. Experiment picking in different places on the guitar string.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-18-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By bondmorkret
You should always limit practice to short...

You should always limit practice to short sections. Stretch between practice sessions to avoid muscle damage!
Forum: Musician Talk 06-17-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,349
Posted By bondmorkret
Very common to have two guitarists in certain...

Very common to have two guitarists in certain styles, less common in others. Why the need for 20 violinists in an orchestra? Why the need for just one drummer? Who needs rules, whatever the music...
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