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Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-27-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 911
Posted By Anon17
Almost no good guitarists anchor...

Almost no good guitarists anchor (relatively).

If you mean lightly resting your palm on the strings and stuff then that's okay, most people do this. But you don't need to place your pinky on...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-24-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,905
Posted By Anon17
That is not how getting better at guitar...

That is not how getting better at guitar works.

Weightlifting and guitar playing have very different training methods.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-24-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 911
Posted By Anon17
Don't anchor OP.

Don't anchor OP.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-23-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 911
Posted By Anon17
Okay slow version first, the general idea looks...

Okay slow version first, the general idea looks alright but you are using way too large motions on your upstrokes and alternate picking in general. Downpicking is better but it seems like you tense...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-20-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By Anon17
These replies are great, but since you're...

These replies are great, but since you're probably going to want an actual answer:

If you practice properly, focus on everything said above and shit you'll probably be able to play some easier shred...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-16-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 911
Posted By Anon17
Try to post a video that shows the whole guitar +...

Try to post a video that shows the whole guitar + body below face so we can see how your whole picking arm is working.

It seems like you are tensing up way too much, using too large motions and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-13-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,393
Posted By Anon17
Some of my friends at university love project...

Some of my friends at university love project Euler, bunch of nerds.

I can't remember how I learnt to program initially since I started trying to make poor quality video games at about 11 year old,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-09-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,393
Posted By Anon17
TV is like the easiest way to decide it's not fun...

TV is like the easiest way to decide it's not fun to practice guitar and it's instead more fun to watch Community and noodle about unplugged at the same time :(

What subject did you do if you're...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-07-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,393
Posted By Anon17
Yeah I find myself answering technique questions...

Yeah I find myself answering technique questions on here and r/guitar more than actually practicing guitar myself.

University is far more time consuming than I thought it was and I haven't really...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-05-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By Anon17
^ That is the source of the noise. This means...

^ That is the source of the noise.

This means you have to mute the part of the string below the note your tapping with your fretting hand, for example check out how the muting is done in this...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-27-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Anon17
If you aren't using the right hand to mute...

If you aren't using the right hand to mute strings lower than the one you are currently playing in a sweep then the sweep is going to sound bad due to excess noise.

You can left hand mute some of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-01-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By Anon17
If you can do it for a little bit but not for 15...

If you can do it for a little bit but not for 15 seconds it might just be your endurance or tension building up rather than your pinky being physically unable to perform these movements. Like Zaphod...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-25-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By Anon17
Everyone who plays guitar should try to minimize...

Everyone who plays guitar should try to minimize the tension in both hands (and anywhere else on your body) because it's basically the key to actually being good (technically) at the guitar.

Always...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-21-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By Anon17
I'll learn easy songs while watching TV and...

I'll learn easy songs while watching TV and looking at the score or tab, it seems to work.

But yeah any proper practice should be done without anything else on, although you should be taking short...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-17-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,241
Posted By Anon17
As soon as possible, regardless of how strong...

As soon as possible, regardless of how strong your technique is you are probably going to suck the first many times you jam; so it's best to get started as soon as possible.

Try to think of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-11-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,491
Posted By Anon17
Being confident enough of something to not accept...

Being confident enough of something to not accept a weak counterargument is not closed minded.

I thought you weren't going to reply lol.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-11-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,491
Posted By Anon17
The whole long paragraph about the DAW thing...

The whole long paragraph about the DAW thing shows me you're either trolling or don't understand maths/basic logic so I'm going to agree to leave it here. But one thing first.

Your whole argument...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-01-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By Anon17
Blackened is the easiest of the four I think,...

Blackened is the easiest of the four I think, depending on how accurately you want to learn the solos (Battery and Fight Fire with Fire have fast picking in the solos). Dyer's Eve is definitely the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-31-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,491
Posted By Anon17
1 / 256ths was clearly an example, but to be...

1 / 256ths was clearly an example, but to be rigid:

"Flow" does snap to a grid, any note is going to be a finite rational number (i.e. it's a fraction of a whole note) thus you can construct a grid...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-30-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,491
Posted By Anon17
[citation needed] From my experience people are...

[citation needed]

From my experience people are not "rhythm deaf", from yours they are. This isn't going to get us anywhere.



All music can be reproduced in a DAW, this is just wrong. You can...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-30-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,491
Posted By Anon17
I was only mentioning creativity because you (or...

I was only mentioning creativity because you (or someone else, I can't remember) brought it up as a quality for a good guitarist. I honestly am only making a comment about anyone being able to learn...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-28-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By Anon17
If your palm is lightly touching the strings you...

If your palm is lightly touching the strings you are lightly palm muting the strings which will change the tone of the string you are picking slightly (assuming your palm rests on this string). This...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-28-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By Anon17
It takes time to get used too, plus to get to...

It takes time to get used too, plus to get to higher speeds you need to have a certain level of relaxation and economy of motion which is much easier with the new improved technique you should be...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-28-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,491
Posted By Anon17
Not entirely sure what you mean, so: If you mean...

Not entirely sure what you mean, so:

If you mean when you first learnt to pick you were just magically able to sync your hands up nicely without all the awkwardness and problems beginners have, I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-27-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By Anon17
Most of this is just due to you switching...

Most of this is just due to you switching techniques, you'll feel more comfortable with it the more you practice it. Lightly resting your forearm on the guitar is helpful.



You should always pick...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-27-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,491
Posted By Anon17
No one has coordination between both hands at the...

No one has coordination between both hands at the start of playing, that's one of the major challenges of playing the guitar and any good player (no matter how "talented" they are) will have...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-24-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,491
Posted By Anon17
What qualities do you need to be natural talented...

What qualities do you need to be natural talented in guitar? The thing is given the different shapes and sizes of all people who can shred I can't really find anything these guys have in common other...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-21-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,491
Posted By Anon17
This isn't true, I've never seen anyone who's...

This isn't true, I've never seen anyone who's unable to be able to shred who practices properly and has done so for a few years.

It might take longer for some people to learn than others but if you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-28-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By Anon17
You need to relax your hand more, your pinky...

You need to relax your hand more, your pinky shouldn't be flying too much higher than your other fingers if you are playing with relaxed hands.

To fix this all you need to do is play incredibly...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-04-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Anon17
Bloodmeat is all tapped like Zaphod said, it's...

Bloodmeat is all tapped like Zaphod said, it's also a really good song to expand tapping from the single note triads on one string. The weak sound is just because you haven't practiced tapping with...
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