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Forum: The Pit Today, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 510
Posted By xxdarrenxx
People are more afraid then they think. People...

People are more afraid then they think.

People being elitist for example fear identity loss and compensate by ignoring and hard pushing their opinion to create an artificial self importance.

They...
Forum: Electric Guitar Yesterday, 06:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 382
Posted By xxdarrenxx
^^ Classical stringed instrument's are tuned in...

^^
Classical stringed instrument's are tuned in 5th's but they are not comparable. They are designed to play one note at a time. Yes they can play dyad's/'doublestops', but that's more a situational...
Forum: Recordings Yesterday, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By xxdarrenxx
You could out ur own head (ear) next to ur cab...

You could out ur own head (ear) next to ur cab (at low volumes!) and see where it sounds back.

The natural occuring 1 meter gap between the amp and your ears when playing reguraly changes a lot of...
Forum: Recordings 04-20-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,807
Views: 61,295
Posted By xxdarrenxx
Definitely makes a difference imo. It also...

Definitely makes a difference imo.

It also becomes (obviously) more apparent the louder you play.

When you play soft it's less noticeable, but when you play at "band" volumes there's most...
Forum: Recordings 04-20-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,807
Views: 61,295
Posted By xxdarrenxx
With most tube amps it doesn't seem much of a...

With most tube amps it doesn't seem much of a problem for me, but with VST's it's harder.

I often lessen the gain to the balance point of clear/too-clean.

It's also seems partially psychological. I...
Forum: The Pit 04-19-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 690
Posted By xxdarrenxx
I do not know.. 9/11 however I will never...

I do not know..

9/11 however I will never forget..

Was a sad day, because I went outside to the local playgrounds only to find out that my best friend (whom I looked up to) got his hair dyed purple...
Forum: The Pit 04-19-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,410
Posted By xxdarrenxx
Ureh Ureh

Ureh Ureh
Forum: The Pit 04-19-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 913
Posted By xxdarrenxx
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drAv2FoYji8 This...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drAv2FoYji8

This melody is also nice, though it's a cover I believe from an Indian composition.

The phrasing is insane and so adventurous.
Forum: The Pit 04-19-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 913
Posted By xxdarrenxx
Alladin - a whole new world. In general with...

Alladin - a whole new world.

In general with Disney music, all the chords and composition seems too be built around the melody.

I also like Georgia on my mind, but that's more of a nice...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-18-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By xxdarrenxx
I have an SD1 though I modded it to symmetrical...

I have an SD1 though I modded it to symmetrical after 6 years.

You have a nice upper middish honk, but the main problem I found was that it made the sound a bit too focused and box like.

I know...
Forum: Recordings 04-16-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3,807
Views: 61,295
Posted By xxdarrenxx
Latency is a performance issues mostly, and if my...

Latency is a performance issues mostly, and if my roflmao-Imac-from-the-war can do this without latency, then why such a big omg-watch-out-for-latency with all these I5+ machines?

Why would I risk?...
Forum: Recordings 04-16-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3,807
Views: 61,295
Posted By xxdarrenxx
You know if someone says 'I want to be top notch...

You know if someone says 'I want to be top notch producer and need gear', I would never recommend this.

If someone says I have a macbook from 2002 with a single core I would not recommend it.

If...
Forum: Recordings 04-15-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3,807
Views: 61,295
Posted By xxdarrenxx
^^ Why wouldn't someone try something like...

^^
Why wouldn't someone try something like that?

I have done it once or twice, where I played a soft synth through a powered wedge or an amp back into a mic. Granted probably not that interesting...
Forum: The Pit 04-15-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,267
Posted By xxdarrenxx
I agree. I've met many people in good paying...

I agree. I've met many people in good paying positions, and guess who had a degree from a prestiguous school? Noone.

That being said, they did all have at least a bachelor degree, but companies want...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-14-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By xxdarrenxx
I stuck random pieces of wood in my bridge cavity...

I stuck random pieces of wood in my bridge cavity to block the bridge.

Not the prettiest but it works. You can only go down then, and not up, but worth the trade off for many.

Another tip is to...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-14-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By xxdarrenxx
Depends what kind of music school you go as...

Depends what kind of music school you go as well.

At least around here a BA in music is very broad. Basics are the same, but conventions, stylistic choices and instrumental abilities per...
Forum: The Pit 04-14-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By xxdarrenxx
Probably to tell you it gives worth 2 cups of...

Probably to tell you it gives worth 2 cups of coffee but isn't 2 actual cups of coffee.

If it does in fact give a shit load of coffee, propose to change name into "musician's cup".
Forum: Musician Talk 04-14-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By xxdarrenxx
I just came in to say that people who want to...

I just came in to say that people who want to learn to write in a different signature well are doing good work in actively trying out random stuff in odd meters.

"needs to flow naturally"

I agree...
Forum: Recordings 04-12-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 569
Posted By xxdarrenxx
Okay so there are few things to consider. First...

Okay so there are few things to consider.

First do you want to do a lot of actual recording, or also arranging (a lot of tracks) or even music production and use a lot of (heavy) plug-ins.

For that...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-10-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 757
Posted By xxdarrenxx
I'm not sure if just notating is all...

I'm not sure if just notating is all encompassing. Take queens of the stone age's 'go with the flow' for example. It's minimalistic on all bases if you just go by what is played,but it's the raw...
Forum: The Pit 04-10-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 1,775
Posted By xxdarrenxx
What if someone cracked an old church and has a...

What if someone cracked an old church and has a rave party there?

Or for that matter abandoned buildings being constantly used for (illegal) acid techno parties.
Forum: The Pit 04-05-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,435
Posted By xxdarrenxx
I'm not sure, but I can give an anecdote of my...

I'm not sure, but I can give an anecdote of my girlfriend.

Almost all music that I let her hear that has a lot of guitar involved comes across to her as "manly music".

I let her listen to Opeth,...
Forum: The Pit 04-02-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,120
Posted By xxdarrenxx
In a way, how different is going with someone...

In a way, how different is going with someone else as being "poisoned" buy one's own. This might sound weird, but at the base they are all chemicals, and if the chemical imbalance goes too much the...
Forum: The Pit 04-02-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,362
Posted By xxdarrenxx
Probably take a study in law for 4 years, then 2...

Probably take a study in law for 4 years, then 2 years politics, then make a law to to be be allowed to shoot someone for a reason that could potentially be ambiguous (ie. people randomly hugging me,...
Forum: The Pit 03-31-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 740
Posted By xxdarrenxx
That would be the shredforum

That would be the shredforum
Forum: Musician Talk 03-30-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,017
Posted By xxdarrenxx
Reply to Jazzrock: I see what you say about...

Reply to Jazzrock:

I see what you say about horizontal vs vertical.

I must say the distinction is almost a philosophical debate. On one hand you have something like Bach, which goes purely voice by...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-29-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,017
Posted By xxdarrenxx
Okay so I don't grasp the concept. I understand...

Okay so I don't grasp the concept.

I understand how it works, but in which way does this improve composing?

For example, no difference for enharmonic notes. Enharmonic is not merely a notational...
Forum: The Pit 03-29-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 591
Posted By xxdarrenxx
I disagree. There are more melodies famous for...

I disagree.

There are more melodies famous for their rhythmic feel, then for the contour of the melody or note choice for that matter. The entire difference between an average blues guitarist, and...
Forum: Recordings 03-22-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3,807
Views: 61,295
Posted By xxdarrenxx
Sound treatment --> uber loud orange......

Sound treatment --> uber loud orange... ye..no... :p:

envious.
Forum: Electric Guitar 03-21-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 671
Posted By xxdarrenxx
^^ I think I agree with you there. Pickups are...

^^ I think I agree with you there.

Pickups are not that different, and some are generic middle ground.

But there are bad pickups. You found epiphone pickups to be "usable".

I must disagree there I...
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