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Forum: Musician Talk 06-18-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 693
Posted By J2G
Just Bombed First Audition

Idk where to put this. But I'm pretty much demoralized, straight up. Been playing for 3.45 years, mostly modern metal... I only played once live, at a wedding and it wasn't long, although I was...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-01-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By J2G
Agreed 2x. Coming from a lefty here, I know how...

Agreed 2x.

Coming from a lefty here, I know how you feel.
*goes to someones place*
*sees guitar* "yo man play a tune!"
:shrug:
10 years tho? F**k that. I'd keep all that skill, neverrrr will I go...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-11-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By J2G
Please Help!

This is embarrassing... When you show good guitar players your work :( .

Point of thread first of all (TL;DR): Critique me please. & tell me how to go about making a better solo, playing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-09-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By J2G
How to ensure guitar gains?

Yo! I've been making subtle progress, I feel... Got 2 books on theory so I can take it seriously. Jamming more, started to learn some songs I put back for a while... Taking it slow. Metronoming more...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-15-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By J2G
Thanks for all the feedback guys! <3 UG's good...

Thanks for all the feedback guys! <3 UG's good posters...
Muah! ;)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-12-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By J2G
I Suck Still :/...

So my boy and his girlfriend came to my place in Toronto for the weekend. I've been playing guitar for 2 years next month. When I plugged in to play and show, I was just lost as to what to play,...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-03-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By J2G
How to get my ear better

I am actually more confident in my ear than ever before. I actually prefer learning by ear when I'm bored. I transcribed the beginning of Epiphany by Intervals recently, and... it worked! It's more...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-27-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By J2G
YES! That's exactly what I mean! "Rake...

YES! That's exactly what I mean! "Rake technique" okay thanks! It's actually not easy to do... But I've done it on accident so I know I can do it with practice. Thanks!
You're always quick on...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-27-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By J2G
How to hear the pick attack?

When good players, or shit... better than me I guess :(. Play a note (normally a bend) sometimes they do this thing where I can hear the pick hit the string extra hard. I think? Zakk Wylde does it in...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-27-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By J2G
Thanks Fallenoath, and Dave Mc! Maybe 30mins IS...

Thanks Fallenoath, and Dave Mc!
Maybe 30mins IS good enough! Never thought about that... I DO in fact play a lot at home, and know what to attack to get better... I'll just have the teacher assist me...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-27-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By J2G
That sounded sick as ****, and it sounds like the...

That sounded sick as ****, and it sounds like the hardest ****ing challenge ever, which I will gracefully accept.
Even though this thread isn't about me, I accept.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-25-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By J2G
Damn... both REALLY good advice, thanks both of...

Damn... both REALLY good advice, thanks both of you guys. This actually helped a lot.
Especially about the predetermined lessons, makes perfect sense.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-25-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By J2G
Thoughts on lessons?

So guys I've been teaching myself for like almost two years now.

I've come to a point where I KNOW I can push myself to be better, I just have to do it. And I actually think I know where I need to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 12-24-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By J2G
How do I make good patches?

Dead serious. I bought the PodHD500x and I still have no clue what I'm REALLY doing. Yeah I know how to add the pedals/amps I want, but I don't know how to EQ anything.
I'm not exactly sure what I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-19-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By J2G
How exactly do I practice pinch harmonics?

I've been nailing pinch harmonics for a while but not as accurate it should be, I want to be able pop it off whenever I'm playing and when to use them to make it sound right :/.
I've been practicing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-14-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By J2G
Thanks guys, for all your tips. Trust me I put in...

Thanks guys, for all your tips.
Trust me I put in WORK without a teacher, I invested mad time into it, so I want my teacher to evaluate me and show me where to go from there. Okay demi-god we're...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-13-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By J2G
Learning Parts of a Song Vs Full Songs

Okay so I've been playing 1 year and 10 months. I love prog to death... a lot of songs I've played I just learn up to a certain part, it may become really hard and I take a break and learn a new song...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-22-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By J2G
@Sickz great stuff bro, I'm doing the 21 day...

@Sickz great stuff bro, I'm doing the 21 day challenge, I'm positive it'll help. EVERYTHING I do will now be done at the speed I can do it perfectly at. Great advice man, points 1, 2, and 3.

@pucio...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-22-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By J2G
How to overall sound better?

So I was practicing and then watched a few youtube vids for inspiration/how they play the song I'm playing... And damn. Like I do my best to not get discouraged, as I'm always told by you guys but...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-21-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By J2G
He's coming on the train, but the thing is, will...

He's coming on the train, but the thing is, will the 7 string fit in the guitar at all, or would it exceed the dimensions? Say... a Schecter Damien Elite 7, or a Schecter C-7 Custom.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-21-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By J2G
He's coming on the train, but the thing is, will...

He's coming on the train, but the thing is, will the 7 string fit in the guitar at all, or would it exceed the dimensions? Say... a Schecter Damien Elite 7, or a Schecter C-7 Custom.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-20-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By J2G
Can someone link me to a 7 string case? I've...

Can someone link me to a 7 string case? I've never owned a case. My EC1000 is a lefty, will the guitars I have, have to be put in the case upside down?
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-20-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 351
Posted By J2G
Case for 7 string

Do most cases typically fit 7 string guitars?
I'm looking at this case: Kaces eBay...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-19-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By J2G
Bluesy Technique

Yo so I'm learning solos here and there to work on my lead, and I've noticed a lot of the blood flowing, heart wrenching solos have some extremely sick vibratoand bluesy sounding......
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-17-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By J2G
Okay cool I just had to make sure it wasn't bad...

Okay cool I just had to make sure it wasn't bad that l really felt like playing some more metal/prog.


@Sickz which program does this? Thanks for the advice.

@vayne okay, I normally don't force...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-17-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By J2G
Am I Doing It Wrong?

Hi, I'll just start by saying metal was the reason I picked up guitar, flatout. That and flamenco and ridiculously beautiful acoustic chords, but anyways... metal. Not just any metal, mostly modern...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 10-21-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 414
Posted By J2G
Yamaha HS50M x PODHD500x

Soo... my yammys are just chilling in a corner, probably sad right now, but not as sad as me.
I'm ordering the 500x this Thursday. I have 2 monster cables (guitar - amp) and that's it. When I opened...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-05-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By J2G
Thanks Celest, will do mate. I appreciate the...

Thanks Celest, will do mate. I appreciate the love. :peace:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-05-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By J2G
Hmm I guess I'll just google them... I'd sit...

Hmm I guess I'll just google them... I'd sit there and learn to construct an arpeggio but I'll be sleeping soon. I was really just looking for a link to some tips on sweeping or more...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-05-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By J2G
New Sweep Picking Patterns?

Is it important for me to try different sweep picking patterns while learning it?
Honestly... I can safely say, I can sweep... it clicked once I finally heard the fluent raking motion up and down, I...
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