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Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-04-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By luxeion
Thank you for the replies people! Destiny, that...

Thank you for the replies people!

Destiny, that is quite a stretch, I couldn't reach that even if my fingers were abnormally perfectly 180 degrees. But like you said, people do improve over time! ...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-02-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By luxeion
my small reach

I've been frustrated with this since the beginning, and I still am.

When I first started guitar, the basic chromatic exercise was the most difficult thing for me! It took me daily, painful stretch...
Forum: Tab Talk 02-24-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By luxeion
Acoustic arrangements of metal songs?

Hi, my guitar is currently with my teacher, so I am left with my acoustic.

I've seen a lot of beautiful acoustic arrangements of metal songs online, such as those by Presnyakov or Thomas Zwijsen. ...
Forum: Recordings 12-06-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By luxeion
Hi Dia, thank you for the help, but unfortunately...

Hi Dia, thank you for the help, but unfortunately I still can't figure out what is wrong.

You are correct on my pod and my setup. I am sure that the connectors do work. I downloaded ASIO4ALL...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-01-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By luxeion
I never tried muting with the pick until now, it...

I never tried muting with the pick until now, it mutes nicely and will be good on certain situations. I'm working on muting with the side of my hand now, I think it will just take some getting used...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-30-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By luxeion
bending..

The technique I was working with was pick the string downward until the joint of my thumb touches the string and mutes it. It's nice for long individual bends I think, but I'm struggling when it's...
Forum: Recordings 11-30-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By luxeion
@ lock, n00b - Eh, Teacher says he uses mic-in,...

@ lock, n00b - Eh, Teacher says he uses mic-in, and it worked so fine for him. Even if I wanted to line-in, I can't because this laptop doesn't have one. On the other hand, I'm starting to worry...
Forum: Recordings 11-29-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By luxeion
It's only guitar -> pod -> mic-in ->...

It's only guitar -> pod -> mic-in -> audacity. Is there something else I'm supposed to do?
Forum: Recordings 11-28-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By luxeion
It does not. What confuses me is, my teacher was...

It does not. What confuses me is, my teacher was able to record nicely with this same exact thing. He says this is a good opportunity for me to try to figure out what is wrong, so I won't beg for...
Forum: Recordings 11-26-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By luxeion
Help me! POD -> Audacity

LOL, I'm like failing so much.

So I plug the POD 2.0 to the PC. Open Audacity. Hit record.

I strum something constantly.

At first it's doing fine, and at one point it dies or goes soft. From...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-23-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By luxeion
how to keep fingers parallel?

okay i'm like really short, 5"0-1, VERY small hands ..my guitar teacher keeps teasing me about it. But I know people with small hands can still learn to play well, so I'm trying.

At first I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-22-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By luxeion
not sure if i understood this correctly. barre...

not sure if i understood this correctly. barre bend?! Q.Q
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-21-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By luxeion
tips for double bending

several months ago when i was trying to get started on simple soloing, teacher told me to stay away from any multi-string bend. now, i can't, they are too common in simple (i mean slow) solos. ...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 10-17-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By luxeion
Thank you, I was beginning to think it had...

Thank you, I was beginning to think it had something to do with technique, if flesh will make things significantly more difficult or something.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 10-17-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By luxeion
Another question. I usually keep my nails as...

Another question. I usually keep my nails as short as possible because of eguitar. My tendency to fingerstyle is using my flesh, which nobody seems to do.. why?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 10-17-2012, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By luxeion
learning on acoustic VS. classical

i basically want to learn classical music, fingerstyle etc... because I want to learn more of that genre to apply in electric in the future. but all i have is an acoustic guitar. do i get any...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-29-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 880
Posted By luxeion
@mdc - I've watched that video before, but thanks...

@mdc - I've watched that video before, but thanks for reminding me about it, it is very good!

I only recognize andy and freepower from the picture hahaa..
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-29-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By luxeion
YAY You're correct!! YAY I was wondering why I...

YAY You're correct!! YAY I was wondering why I couldn't hear it well in my earphones at max volume.


@Yax - Thanks! Useful information.

Thank youuu guys. :*
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-29-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By luxeion
guitar pro the notes went grey

they're supposed to be black.. everything is suddenly grey. i don't know what i did )X
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-28-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 880
Posted By luxeion
The repetitive message I see here is practice...

The repetitive message I see here is practice slow. Personally, the slowest speed I practice at is 50% then faster, or 75% then 100%. Is that a correct speed to practice at?

Freepower - It's...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-28-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 880
Posted By luxeion
Thanks Anon17, yes, slow boring practices are the...

Thanks Anon17, yes, slow boring practices are the way to go, even if they're really boring lol. I was trying to learn at a comfortable pace but .. :0. I think, it's okay to force myself as long as...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-28-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 880
Posted By luxeion
Some people can downpick faster in a relatively...

Some people can downpick faster in a relatively shorter period, so I was beginning to think there was something wrong about my hand angle or something, so now I know it isn't that. Thank you so much...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-28-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 880
Posted By luxeion
It's not good if I've been learning electric...

It's not good if I've been learning electric guitar for a year already and I still can't downpick shit. I constantly admit how slow I am, and my teacher always reminds me of that fact. Either that...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-28-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 880
Posted By luxeion
what's wrong with my downpicking

i can't downpick for my life. srsly. is there something wrong w/ my motion. i can't downpick master of puppets, like light to the flies.. etc....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-16-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By luxeion
after a while. but isn't it supposed to be in...

after a while. but isn't it supposed to be in the lower arm? ..
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-15-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By luxeion
upper arm

when i practice downpicking for some time.. it's my upper arm that gets that slight pain.. i don't remember any slight burn on my lower arm.. but when I watch stuff in youtube, people say that the...
Forum: Musician Talk 09-12-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,017
Posted By luxeion
Honestly, I actually don't see how modes are...

Honestly, I actually don't see how modes are useful to me at this point. I just want to know what my teacher expects me to know. Haha
Forum: Musician Talk 09-12-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,017
Posted By luxeion
...

OHHHHHHHH.
OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

OHHHHHHH I JUST GOT HOW YOU GOT THE NOTES. I GET THE ERROR OF MY WAYS. HAHAAAA

the error from my first post:


ITS SUPPOSED TO BE..
Forum: Musician Talk 09-12-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,017
Posted By luxeion
modes question

EDIT: [ LOL, I have a very wrong and f*cked up concept of modes.. ]
EDIT 2: IGNORE EVERY NOOBY IN THIS CURRENT POST OF MINE. Mr. J-Dawg158 has opened my eyes to the errors of my ways.........
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-21-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 944
Posted By luxeion
Thank you so much for the insights guys! The...

Thank you so much for the insights guys! The only reason I was forcing myself to do a lot of exercises before was that someone told me not to learn songs first and start with basics.. it worked well...
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