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Forum: Guitar Techniques Today, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Sickz
I have had this problem recently cause i got...

I have had this problem recently cause i got hired to play guitar in a local production of a musical, so the area where i sit is very small and i have been forced to hunch.

I think as a general...
Forum: Musician Talk Today, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 35
Posted By Sickz
What to practice: Things you enjoy. As you said,...

What to practice: Things you enjoy. As you said, you cant play exercises and scales for hours, but you can play songs for hours. Songs are often overlooked, but they are really one of the best ways...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-16-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 96
Posted By Sickz
How about no, and reported on top of that?

How about no, and reported on top of that?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-16-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By Sickz
There are none. The terms have come into...

There are none. The terms have come into existence because some people don't like/feel like they are better at one than the other. It's also worth noticing that the terms came into existence with...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-15-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 118
Posted By Sickz
You slow down. Playing guitar should never hurt....

You slow down. Playing guitar should never hurt. You will have to slow it down and work your way up. This is why i often don't stop working on tunes until i can play them comfortably slightly faster...
Forum: Bandleading 04-15-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Sickz
Agreed with AlanHB. The health of a human being...

Agreed with AlanHB. The health of a human being is far more important than a gig, even more so if what he has is contagious.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-14-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By Sickz
I agree with reverb, but i also think straight up...

I agree with reverb, but i also think straight up lick learning has its place.

The best thing you can do is obviously to learn phrases and licks straight of the record, studying the players you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-14-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By Sickz
You shouldn´t need it when practicing anything....

You shouldn´t need it when practicing anything. If it is to practice this "pure legato" (only doing legato, no picking at all) it still doesn´t matter in my opinion. If i practice pure legato i do it...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-14-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By Sickz
I would advice to not use the the band to mute...

I would advice to not use the the band to mute the strings when practicing. You want to make sure your technique is as good as possible without any aid of a muter when you are practicing.

It's a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-13-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 232
Posted By Sickz
Then do the stuff you cant do at a slower tempo...

Then do the stuff you cant do at a slower tempo so you can actually do it, and work from there. If you slow something down enough you will be able to play it, then you have to build muscle memory.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-13-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By Sickz
The thing i did, which applies universally to...

The thing i did, which applies universally to "rhythm guitar", "lead guitar" or any instrument for that matter is learning a lot of it by ear. If i found i had a weakness in playing solos, i would...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-12-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 821
Posted By Sickz
My practice consists of learning music.

My practice consists of learning music.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-12-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 277
Posted By Sickz
I think it has a lot to do with chemistry and...

I think it has a lot to do with chemistry and inspiration. If i play with people that are great on their instruments i tend to play better myself.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-11-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 192
Posted By Sickz
I´m not sure if this is quite what you are after,...

I´m not sure if this is quite what you are after, since its more irish folk music or celtic music. But since they are sometimes quite similar i figured it couldn´t hurt.

Anyways, check out these...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-10-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By Sickz
I think its more important to practice with...

I think its more important to practice with accents rather than picking hard all the time.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-06-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By Sickz
They are good for different things, but the ones...

They are good for different things, but the ones i personally use are Anytune and Riffstation.

Anytune allows you to slow down the song much more than riffstation, and it has built in EQ you can...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-06-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By Sickz
Transcribe, amazing slow downer, Anytune,...

Transcribe, amazing slow downer, Anytune, Riffstation.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-05-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 307
Posted By Sickz
I can almost guarantee you that's the case. I...

I can almost guarantee you that's the case.

I used to have the same problem. When i was practicing i would often push the tempo or speed up without thinking about it. And that was a very bad habit...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-05-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By Sickz
Well, since you obviously like metallica and...

Well, since you obviously like metallica and megadeth (basing that entirely on the songs you mentioned), maybe continue in that vein? For Metallica you have the rest of the black album and...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-01-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Sickz
I learn the parts i want to learn. Sometimes i...

I learn the parts i want to learn. Sometimes i learn the whole song, sometimes only the solo, sometimes only a part of the solo, or sometimes i learn what another instrument is playing (playing...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-31-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 482
Posted By Sickz
I am very well aware of the jazz field of...

I am very well aware of the jazz field of players, being one myself. For clarification, i am not asking about chord-melody stuff in that vein of jazz and fusion music, but more like in the examples i...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-31-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 482
Posted By Sickz
Players that utilize a blend of rhythm and lead?

Good day all!

I am just asking for recommendations on players that use more of a lead approach to chord and rhythm playing, since i recently got a new student that is very keen on diving deeper into...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-30-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2,330
Views: 150,215
Posted By Sickz
Good day all! I am just asking for...

Good day all!

I am just asking for recommendations on players that use more of a lead approach to chord and rhythm playing, since i need to dive into that style abit more myself and i have recently...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-29-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Sickz
If you can't get that sound when playing legato...

If you can't get that sound when playing legato it is most likely not a problem with your sound or amp, it's technique related. Tom Quayle (the guitarist in the video) is very known for his great...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-29-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Sickz
What MaggaraMarine said is very important. You...

What MaggaraMarine said is very important. You have to have a strong influence from somewhere in order to be able to write.

If you want to write, lets say rock, you are going to have a hard time if...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-26-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 632
Posted By Sickz
It's not dead. It's being played and it's being...

It's not dead. It's being played and it's being listened to. Maybe it isn't as popular, but that doesn't mean it's dead.

Jazz, rock, metal, hip hop, latin, funk, soul, blues, pop, gospel, folk and...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-24-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Sickz
1. A great site to begin learing theory is...

1. A great site to begin learing theory is musictheory.net. It teaches you the fundamentals of theory, starting with how to read notation, then moving along to other stuff such as how to determine...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-24-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 928
Posted By Sickz
I don't have any set hours i practice, as said in...

I don't have any set hours i practice, as said in previous posts, if i lost my focus it can be more detrimental than beneficial to go on, so i stop practicing when i lose focus. However, i am able to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-20-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By Sickz
He uses both, it depends on the tone he is...

He uses both, it depends on the tone he is after.

As graves said though, you can play most things with both. So i would just recommend learning his stuff and if you think it sounds too harsh with...
Forum: Bandleading 03-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By Sickz
Yeah, my town is full of elitism. You basically...

Yeah, my town is full of elitism. You basically got the two different camps. Either you listen to metal, or you listen to house music. If it aint one of those styles, it aint any good, basically....
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