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Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-01-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By tappooh
What made you switch to economy picking?

What made you switch to economy picking?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-01-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By tappooh
Tremolo picking 16th notes at 180 bpm for 5...

Tremolo picking 16th notes at 180 bpm for 5 minutes is ****ing impressive! Im not sure you can improve by a large amount, the body just gets tired and there isnt much you can do about it.

Maybe you...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-22-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By tappooh
Thanks everyone for the helpful replies! If the...

Thanks everyone for the helpful replies!

If the difference between different brands tubes is subtle then where is it? Why does a DSL40 not sound like a JCM800 despite having the same tubes?...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-21-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By tappooh
Tubes question

Im currently on the lookout for my first new amp and I was googling some info. I noticed that many amps share the same type of tubes, for instance ECC83/12AX7 pre amp tubes are used on nearly every...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By tappooh
It sounds dirty probably because the...

It sounds dirty probably because the tuning/intonation on your guitar isnt that good. In order to play major/minor and other complex chords you need to have perfect tuning/intonation, especially the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-19-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By tappooh
I start at a tempo where Im comfortable and...

I start at a tempo where Im comfortable and gradually increase by 1 bpm when I feel I can play the lick accurately. I keep increasing the tempo until I reach max speed and repeat the process a few...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-14-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 642
Posted By tappooh
Paul Gilbert's and Petrucci's.

Paul Gilbert's and Petrucci's.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-12-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,966
Posted By tappooh
What is this chord called? Its not an A7 is it?...

What is this chord called? Its not an A7 is it? Doesnt sound like one to me, there is no G. Maybe Amaj7/C#?

By the way thanks for naming mine!

edit: oh nevermind, I fingered it with a G# instead of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 08-12-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By tappooh
The answer is Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+ I too...

The answer is Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2+

I too had tons of buzz (I run 11 pedals, no fx loop) and was about to buy a noise gate but then I got the Pedal Power 2 plus and suddenly the noise is gone......
Forum: Guitar Techniques 08-05-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By tappooh
Yes inside picking feels way harder, Im not sure...

Yes inside picking feels way harder, Im not sure if Im allowed to link other websites but try playing this
http://www.ibreathemusic.com/article/65/1

This is Moto Perpetuo, a classical piece played...
Forum: Musician Talk 07-30-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,966
Posted By tappooh
Actually what I meant to write...

Actually what I meant to write is

e--2
b--3
g--0
d--4
a--3

Another one I really like is this B minor chord
Forum: Musician Talk 07-28-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,966
Posted By tappooh
I really like this C lydian kind of chord... no...

I really like this C lydian kind of chord... no idea what its called, it is something like this

e--0
b--2
g--0
d--4
a--3


and then the open C major chord shape played on the D note
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-27-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By tappooh
Question: wouldnt that be a diminished triad? I...

Question: wouldnt that be a diminished triad? I remember reading somewhere that a diminished chord requires the bb7 as well, is that correct? Half diminished chord would require the b7 instead?

I...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-25-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By tappooh
Never had this particular issue but it sounds...

Never had this particular issue but it sounds similar to a common issue on single coil equipped guitars called "stratitis". Check if any of your pick ups has the pole pieces very close to the string...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-25-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By tappooh
Are you sure you tuned to the correct...

Are you sure you tuned to the correct octave?

edit: nevermind, you said you have been playing a long time so I would rule that out. You need to match the string gauge that was on the guitar, if you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-04-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 891
Posted By tappooh
During GNR era he used to use pentatonic scales a...

During GNR era he used to use pentatonic scales a lot mixing both major and minor. He then used notes from the natural minor scale (november rain) and sometimes harmonic minor (the wah solo to sweet...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-27-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,410
Posted By tappooh
If you cant get a floating bridge on a 1000-2000$...

If you cant get a floating bridge on a 1000-2000$ guitar to stay in tune then you must be doing something wrong. Also, the new Edge Zero II on the low tiers RGs is pretty damn good and holds tune...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-26-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By tappooh
I would move it. It feels awkward not to do so,...

I would move it. It feels awkward not to do so, at least for me.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-24-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By tappooh
Noise gate most likely will not work. Its just a...

Noise gate most likely will not work. Its just a matter of coordination, you should fret the notes as you pick/strum. Alternatively mute the strings with the palm of the picking hand.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-16-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By tappooh
*removed* nevermind, I read the post wrong lol

*removed*

nevermind, I read the post wrong lol
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-10-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By tappooh
Yeah, I just went through an entire "off...

Yeah, I just went through an entire "off week". I was absolutely terrible, as if I suddenly had lost 3 years worth of practice.
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-30-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By tappooh
Very nice, I have a Premium model too, the 25th...

Very nice, I have a Premium model too, the 25th anniversary RG. Some bash them because they are made in Indonesia but to be honest it is pretty good. Just FYI you can remove the zero point thing if...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-27-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By tappooh
I bought a few sets some time ago because I...

I bought a few sets some time ago because I wanted to take some pics.

http://i61.tinypic.com/2z4l9ap.jpg

Well, looking cool is they only thing they are good at. They sounded terrible, as if they...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-25-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 459
Posted By tappooh
I got two Voodoo Lab PP2+'s and they rock, cant...

I got two Voodoo Lab PP2+'s and they rock, cant go wrong with it. They also make other models that can power up to like 12 pedals, definitely worth looking into if you are planning to have a huge...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-25-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By tappooh
Speaker question

Something I noticed... why does the tone sound so bad when you have the amp/speaker pointed strainght in your face? It sounds so muddy, and the pick attack makes me want to kill someone. And I dont...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-23-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By tappooh
Cowboy chord progression

Im a big fan of a sci fi show called Firefly and they used to have all these badass cowboy/country riffs (not really sure what they are called) on acoustic guitar also using bottlenecks. I was...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-09-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By tappooh
Theres some truth to that, I used to pick really...

Theres some truth to that, I used to pick really hard but didnt really like the tone so I lightened up a bit and it feels easier.

I think if you use a very distorted tone you need to go easy with...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-31-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By tappooh
Whats wrong with that video? He is just a kid.

Whats wrong with that video? He is just a kid.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-27-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By tappooh
What? I have never bothered with any of this,...

What?

I have never bothered with any of this, just warm up playing some basic licks. Most people hit walls because of poor technique which leads to tension, professional players already have...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-20-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By tappooh
Paul Gilbert tapping lick - help

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YM4KMq-8jkI

I just came across this video and about 1:10 seconds in he plays a cool tapping lick. Unfortunately the video quality is terrible and I cant see what he's...
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