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Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-08-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By pncoutts
In short. Yes.

In short. Yes.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-08-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 450
Posted By pncoutts
Just get a drum book, or there is one by Musician...

Just get a drum book, or there is one by Musician Institute, I think it's called Rhythm Reading Encyclopaedia. I use that around 3 times a week and just read rhythms. Really helps your ear and if...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-21-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By pncoutts
Well, if you specifically don't want to learn...

Well, if you specifically don't want to learn techniques like double tapping, sweeping, or reading.... what exactly do you want?

The only real way to improve technique is by doing various exercises...
Forum: Gear Ads 10-31-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By pncoutts
how much would you estimate shipping to be to...

how much would you estimate shipping to be to London? NW6 7DS Kilburn to be exact.

Cheers
Forum: Tab Talk 10-31-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By pncoutts
I'm working on this at the moment actually......

I'm working on this at the moment actually... I'll post something up soon.
Forum: Pop Punk & Emo 06-20-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By pncoutts
True Romance off of the new record is sick.

True Romance off of the new record is sick.
Forum: Punk & Ska 06-20-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,574
Posted By pncoutts
are you actually serious that LTJ's Anthem...

are you actually serious that LTJ's Anthem sucked? That is one of the BEST albums I've ever heard... literally. Every single song on that album is golden. Maybe it's not "ska" enough for you, fine.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-20-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,524
Posted By pncoutts
getting fit will absolutely help your playing.......

getting fit will absolutely help your playing.... it won't make you better, only practice will do that, but getting fit will improve your strength & posture which will lead into your playing.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-18-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By pncoutts
you must be joking....

you must be joking....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-17-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,572
Posted By pncoutts
well, you know you need to improve your timing,...

well, you know you need to improve your timing, then.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-11-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By pncoutts
it will improve your sense of time and rhythm...

it will improve your sense of time and rhythm immeasurably.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-11-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 530
Posted By pncoutts
Yeah, I just listened to your improv and by the...

Yeah, I just listened to your improv and by the sound of it, you do need to sync up your hands a bit better and your left hand needs to be strengthened. The tone is not bad, but it sounds a little...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-11-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 530
Posted By pncoutts
After 4 weeks of playing? Nah, you're going to be...

After 4 weeks of playing? Nah, you're going to be sloppy and the notes are going to sound weak. I think, even though quarter notes at 340bpm isn't really fast at all, I doubt you have developed the...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-06-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,099
Posted By pncoutts
Well, to an extent. You are absolutely correct in...

Well, to an extent. You are absolutely correct in that technique should be evaluated and sorted out n all that but I moved off of Ibanez after having problems because of the weight and the neck and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-05-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By pncoutts
You literally need to practice the motion...

You literally need to practice the motion incredibly slow, training your pinky to not flail widely out of position. Mover slowly as you change position and monitor any tension being built up anywhere...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-04-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By pncoutts
Sometimes it is necessary depending on the...

Sometimes it is necessary depending on the person, it takes development....... Marty Friedman's right hand for example?

But I absolutely agree that the wrist should be straight as a guideline :)
Forum: Guitar Techniques 06-04-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By pncoutts
Not necessarily.... if the correct strength and...

Not necessarily.... if the correct strength and stamina is built then a bent rest is ok.... but yeah,... that only depends on how much tension, pressure and effort your using to push down.... I can...
Forum: Musician Talk 06-01-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,341
Posted By pncoutts
Dude, you clearly haven't used decent...

Dude, you clearly haven't used decent headphones....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-27-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By pncoutts
Once again advice is given that is only half the...

Once again advice is given that is only half the answer.... You can't just tell someone to PRACTICE, PRACTICE HARD, YOU'RE NOT TRYING HARD ENOUGH....... that's not how it's done.

Yes, serious...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-27-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By pncoutts
I wouldn't recommend it for rock and blues........

I wouldn't recommend it for rock and blues..... you should find other resources for that.

That being said, Modern Method is awesome and will teach you great musician skills applied to the guitar....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-24-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 484
Posted By pncoutts
Nah, the real secret to properly loosening up and...

Nah, the real secret to properly loosening up and getting relaxed is to.......... seriously practicing getting relaxed. If you are not loosening up then you are just rushing through "some exercises"...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-26-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By pncoutts
There's a bit more to it that that,..... D...

There's a bit more to it that that,.....

D Dorian for example uses the notes - D E F G A B C D
1 2 b3 4 5 6 b7 ...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-23-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By pncoutts
Oh and make sure you don't practice an exercise...

Oh and make sure you don't practice an exercise for like 10 seconds. You need to repeat it over and over for at least a couple of minutes. Building stamina is key.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 04-23-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By pncoutts
Practice really slowly, make sure your movements...

Practice really slowly, make sure your movements are as economical, coordinated, relaxed and accurate as possible. Speed up to the metronome over a LONG period of time. This applies to whatever...
Forum: Bandleading 04-18-2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,393
Posted By pncoutts
What I usually think, especially when it comes to...

What I usually think, especially when it comes to career moves in music, is make up your own mind, man. Don't take others advice too seriously. At the end of the day, you gotta do what you gotta do....
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-29-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By pncoutts
If you tuned down from E than surely it's easier...

If you tuned down from E than surely it's easier to think that you've tuned to Eb.
Forum: Cover Songs 03-18-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By pncoutts
The drums definitely need to be fixed up. I...

The drums definitely need to be fixed up. I would've put more velocity on them at least... they sound a little weak. Also, I don't think the tempo is quite correct, you play it a little too quick I...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-01-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By pncoutts
Ah, ok. :) Fair enough :P

Ah, ok. :) Fair enough :P
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-01-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 551
Posted By pncoutts
Not yet, but I'm pretty intrigued to check 'em...

Not yet, but I'm pretty intrigued to check 'em out when they get to my region...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-01-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By pncoutts
I didn't see anyone say that he had to keep his...

I didn't see anyone say that he had to keep his first finger tensed... :confused:
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