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Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-09-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By MellowDeath
Yeh I'm wrong my bad. But this further supports...

Yeh I'm wrong my bad. But this further supports the popularity/importance of a pick.



Hmmm, I don't agree TBH. A pick gives a bright tone, and is, at least in my experience, louder then finger...
Forum: Bass Guitar 02-09-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By MellowDeath
Like the above, what genre's do you play? A P...

Like the above, what genre's do you play?

A P bass is really nice, but remember it only has one pick-up, so if you want to be dynamic with your tone maybe something with two pick-up (like the jazz...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-09-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By MellowDeath
Opeth uses fingerstyle from time to time. And...

Opeth uses fingerstyle from time to time. And animals as leaders is almost purely fingerstyle.

That being said, maybe these are the exceptions to the rules? I mean stack the numbers of fingerstyle...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-09-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By MellowDeath
I was a beginner once, but I picked it up...

I was a beginner once, but I picked it up eventually. Likewise I started and remained almost entirely using a pick for much of my playing life, and now I'm learning finger style, it hasn't been that...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-09-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By MellowDeath
Playing with a pick isn't really that difficult...

Playing with a pick isn't really that difficult to be honest. Just make sure that you're holding the pick correctly, there are millions of youtube clips and internet sites that will give tips and...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 01-09-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By MellowDeath
yeh man it definately shows that you've done...

yeh man it definately shows that you've done hardcore.

I'm not a singer myself, so technique wise I can't really help you. If it's realistic, then maybe getting a proper teacher may be your best...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 01-09-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By MellowDeath
More of a vocals problem IMO. I understand that...

More of a vocals problem IMO. I understand that you have a punk vocals type thing going on, but that really just doesn't match the strings in background. At least for me. I think if you sort that out...
Forum: Bass Guitar 01-08-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By MellowDeath
I hear it through out the song, but it's mostly a...

I hear it through out the song, but it's mostly a very precussive tone. So that's easy, boost mids, cut lows, boost gain (or get a distortion/overdrive pedal), put on new strings, lower the action,...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 01-08-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By MellowDeath
You could go chromatic, but that may be a bit out...

You could go chromatic, but that may be a bit out there for punk etc.
Those techniques will give you a pretty flavourfull pallet to choose from so go wild. Just a side note, generally in these genres...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 01-07-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By MellowDeath
What genre are you trying to compos in? But to...

What genre are you trying to compos in?


But to tackle the chords thing.
You, as a bass player have a lot of freedom here. So you can i.) pedal the root (lame >.>) ii.) you can create a walking...
Forum: Drums 01-04-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By MellowDeath
Thanks for the advice! How difficult is it to...

Thanks for the advice!

How difficult is it to apply snare only to a whole set? ATM it seems possible, but still abstract :P
I´ll see which ones I can get and add it to my shopping list.
Forum: Drums 01-04-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By MellowDeath
I've experimented with the triplet beat already....

I've experimented with the triplet beat already. But I haven't done it with dropping the 2nd note. If I'm right, that's a swing beat isn't it?

Off to the music room with me!
Forum: Drums 01-03-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By MellowDeath
Books for drummers.

Me and my mates jam quite a bit in our school's music rooms, the issue is, we don't have a drummer. So being the bigger man I've decided to fill that spot. So far I can only do the very basic 4/4...
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-24-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,571
Posted By MellowDeath
Just play the songs that you know with a pick...

Just play the songs that you know with a pick instead. Problem solved!! :P


It helps people here recommend you songs if you let us know what you listen to or play already.
But a lot of punk guys...
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-15-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By MellowDeath
Oh wow that's rough. It's pretty bad here in the...

Oh wow that's rough. It's pretty bad here in the Netherlands too. Pop, the slow degradation of the music industry :(



Hmmm, I wouldn't say their parts are complex, or that one part is more...
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-14-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By MellowDeath
Well Rock is a massive genre with many different...

Well Rock is a massive genre with many different sub-genres. But for the most part bass and rhythm guitar are about the same (most often they are playing the same riffs xD). But there are some...
Forum: Bands & Artists 05-04-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 4,202
Posted By MellowDeath
The Who?

The Who?
Forum: The Pit 05-04-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,735
Posted By MellowDeath
Individualist anarchism? You’re going to have to...

Individualist anarchism? You’re going to have to explain that in a little bit more detail.

To me that can roughly be transposed to mean "individualist government". And if this shares the same...
Forum: Bands & Artists 05-04-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 4,202
Posted By MellowDeath
Hahahaha fair enough, I get that. I for the most...

Hahahaha fair enough, I get that.

I for the most part only listen to the instruments of music, so I tend to forget that vocals are there xD
Forum: Bands & Artists 05-04-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 4,202
Posted By MellowDeath
What's wrong with Megadeth? (Megadeth, not Dave...

What's wrong with Megadeth? (Megadeth, not Dave Mustaine)

Albeit their newer stuff isn't anything is worship, I personally think they can compose(in all their line ups).

I personally prefer...
Forum: Bands & Artists 05-04-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 4,202
Posted By MellowDeath
Not a fan myself.

Not a fan myself.
Forum: Bands & Artists 05-04-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 4,202
Posted By MellowDeath
Is all this over? Maybe we can try to revive...

Is all this over?

Maybe we can try to revive this thread?

So:
Iron Maiden
Insomnium
Dark Tranquillity
Kalmah
Opeth
Forum: Musician Talk 05-02-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By MellowDeath
Awesome list, I'll get on it ASAP. Thanks big...

Awesome list, I'll get on it ASAP.

Thanks big time for the help man!
Forum: Musician Talk 05-02-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By MellowDeath
This actually made me laugh. Quite a bit of...

This actually made me laugh.



Quite a bit of Kill 'em all and ride the lightning is writen at least in part by Dave. But you have to admit, leper messiah is totally different from holy wars :P
Forum: Musician Talk 05-01-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By MellowDeath
Awesome!! Thanks for the suggestions. I'll give...

Awesome!! Thanks for the suggestions.

I'll give them a go. But I think Holy wars may still be a little over my abilities atm xD
Forum: Bass Guitar 05-01-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By MellowDeath
Jump in the Fire, but play the guitar's riffs and...

Jump in the Fire, but play the guitar's riffs and not the actual bassline :P
Now that's some fun fretwork!
Forum: Musician Talk 05-01-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By MellowDeath
Sorry I'm still getting used to how this forum...

Sorry I'm still getting used to how this forum works! I figured "musician talk" was the closest category for this thread.
Forum: Musician Talk 05-01-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By MellowDeath
Wanting to get into Megadeth

Now don't shoot me, I'm pretty certain that there is a similar thread on here somewhere.

I'm for the most part a Metallica type of guitarist. However Megadeth's approach to riff-ology is very...
Forum: Bands & Artists 04-20-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 4,202
Posted By MellowDeath
Well tbh most people that I've heard hate on Muse...

Well tbh most people that I've heard hate on Muse weren't really being fair, they're the "anti-mainstream" type of ppl that see something on MTV and hate it without listening.

I love Tool, but it...
Forum: Bands & Artists 04-17-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 4,202
Posted By MellowDeath
I'm not really a fan of foo fighters either, I...

I'm not really a fan of foo fighters either, I like some songs, the pretendor, but generally I really don't like their sound that much.

Dream theater!! I think most prog bands are hard to hate just...
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