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Forum: The Pit 04-07-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Austindicola
I would definitely like a good music teacher, but...

I would definitely like a good music teacher, but the whole point of me taking the class was to be taught music theory. Don't get me wrong, I learned so much from it so far, but it's ridiculous how...
Forum: The Pit 04-07-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Austindicola
I suppose that's true, but would that looks worse...

I suppose that's true, but would that looks worse than sticking with the class and flunking? Switching to a different class might, though I'm not sure, come across as a more sensible thing to do. Of...
Forum: The Pit 04-07-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Austindicola
Question Regret Taking AP Music Theory + Question

Hey guys, I'm 3 quarters of the way through my senior year of high school. One of my classes is an online AP Music Theory class. It went great for the first marking period but ultimately the...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-22-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Austindicola
Yup I've got to improvise solos for the mid and...

Yup I've got to improvise solos for the mid and high tempo songs, not the ballad. I can't improvise well at all, but If I base the solos off the melodies then I might be able to work something out....
Forum: Musician Talk 01-22-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Austindicola
Thanks so much everyone! I've decided on...

Thanks so much everyone! I've decided on this:

Ballad: The Girl From Ipanema
Mid-Tempo: Sunny
High Tempo: Cherokee

Cherokee will be the hardest for me, since I'm doing a chord melody. I...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-20-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Austindicola
Definitely, I'll try to make some chords dominant...

Definitely, I'll try to make some chords dominant and whatnot.

And that's exactly how I play The Girl From Ipanema, thumb on the bass, and three fingers on the other chord notes. Same picking...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-19-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Austindicola
Thanks, the chords are really simple in this one!...

Thanks, the chords are really simple in this one! I only have till the end of the month so I think I need to focus on simpler things like this. Huge help, thanks again, I'm like to add this as the...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-19-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Austindicola
Thanks a ton guys, I'll put more attention into...

Thanks a ton guys, I'll put more attention into learning the standards then, I'll ditch the sting song. All I know right now is The Girl From Ipanema, which I will do. I will count that as a ballad,...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-17-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Austindicola
I'm just worried about boring the...

I'm just worried about boring the "judge" with stuff he/she has heard a million times over. But I totally understand your point. I'll be totally honest with you, by no means can I comp, and...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-17-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Austindicola
Very true. I'll admit, if I do get in, I'm going...

Very true. I'll admit, if I do get in, I'm going to have a hard time with everything, but I haven't had much opportunity to develop jazz skills in the short time I've been interested. Thanks for...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-16-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Austindicola
I kind of have a certain picking pattern worked...

I kind of have a certain picking pattern worked out to jazz it up, and I'll probably remove a lot of chord notes so that I'm not hogging all the voices that other musicians would cover. Thanks!
Forum: Musician Talk 01-16-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Austindicola
Maybe not, Jazz is a new discovery for me really....

Maybe not, Jazz is a new discovery for me really. I only found an interest in it within the last few years, and even now I can't name any jazz artists I specifically like other than Yusef Lateef and...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Austindicola
I'm just worried that it could be interpreted as...

I'm just worried that it could be interpreted as "Not following directions", I don't have much room to experiment since it's college :(
Forum: Musician Talk 01-15-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By Austindicola
Question Playing Sting For Jazz Audition?

Hello, hopefully this is the right forum to put this in. Anyway I've applied to William Patterson University. To enter their music program I need to submit an audition CD.

The requirements are...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-03-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By Austindicola
Squires seem to be a whole lot better than they...

Squires seem to be a whole lot better than they used to. I bought Vintage Modified Jag Bass and I LOVE it, I don't see myself upgrading even several years down the road. But money will get me places,...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-02-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By Austindicola
Jaguars attempt to blend and offer a wider range...

Jaguars attempt to blend and offer a wider range of tonality don't they? I have a Jaguar bass (albeit, Squire) and I love it. I suppose I have allot of looking into to do. I really need to go up to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-02-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By Austindicola
Haha, pickup moding is WAY beyond me. At least...

Haha, pickup moding is WAY beyond me. At least for now. I just don't trust myself, nor are there any local luthiers. Plus I'd like to still have my Les Paul with it's current pickups. Although I'm...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-02-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By Austindicola
No, Thanks for the links! That HB to SC adapter...

No, Thanks for the links! That HB to SC adapter is awesome! The only problem is that I really don't want to sacrifice my Les Paul's character. I want to move into a different sound, but I always want...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-02-2012, 02:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By Austindicola
Oh I see. I think I'm going to just be avoiding...

Oh I see. I think I'm going to just be avoiding humbuckers all together when I get my next guitar. Also I listened more carefully to the track "Wolf" that I put a link to in my first post. I didn't...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-01-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By Austindicola
Ok I'll definitely try to keep my eyes open for a...

Ok I'll definitely try to keep my eyes open for a used American Special. You said I might lack a bit chimeyness, I like the whole chimey sound, what is it that would hold me back? My amp perhaps? I...
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-01-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By Austindicola
Hey Sid, Thanks allot! I've never seen a LP with...

Hey Sid, Thanks allot! I've never seen a LP with a SC pickup before, that sounds interesting. The Tele I'm looking at is only $600, and if the pickups aren't good I can always swap them out....
Forum: Electric Guitar 08-01-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By Austindicola
Question Help With Guitar Tone? (Indie-ish)

Hello! Hopefully this is the appropriate forum, otherwise, I'm sorry. Anyway I've been listening to a band call Now, Now recently and I've taken hugely to liking their guitar sound.

A good example...
Forum: The Pit 06-25-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,469
Posted By Austindicola
Pagan Poetry, did you get that from Bjork? Props....

Pagan Poetry, did you get that from Bjork? Props. Speaking of Bjork....well I wouldn't exactly say she's a prude, and she's 46! There's still hope left guys!
Forum: The Pit 04-04-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Austindicola
Thanks, I took a look at Rutgers, and they don't...

Thanks, I took a look at Rutgers, and they don't have an audio productions class. To be honest, I really don't care too much about music theory, I just want to take Music Production, and Ramapo seems...
Forum: The Pit 04-04-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By Austindicola
Question College - The Application and my Chances (Music Major)

I have my eyes set on The Ramapo College of New Jersey. I plan to take a Music major, with the concentration of Audio Production. The school isn't some kind of prestigious music school for prodigious...
Forum: The Pit 01-31-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Austindicola
Question Is This A Good Computer?

Hello! I posted this on the gearslutz forum, but I'm not getting much replies, so I'll try here. I hope this is the right category to post this under, as I didn't see anything relating to...
Forum: Original Recordings 01-08-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By Austindicola
Thanks so much for the in-depth critique! I agree...

Thanks so much for the in-depth critique! I agree 100% that the dynamic range of the music is lacking. I have trouble building songs, and I always end up stuck going between two chords. I'm hoping...
Forum: Original Recordings 01-05-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By Austindicola
Hey! I'm listening to Loop right now! I think it...

Hey! I'm listening to Loop right now! I think it sounds really cool. Starts with a simple 2 chord progression, but really grabs my attention when the lead guitar parts come in. It really fills the...
Forum: Musician Talk 01-04-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By Austindicola
Hey thanks anyway! I'm not to savy on music...

Hey thanks anyway! I'm not to savy on music theory, but can't I just leave it in 8/8, and cut the tempo in half to account for that?
Forum: Original Recordings 01-04-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By Austindicola
Wow thats really good! You're a good songwriter....

Wow thats really good! You're a good songwriter. The recording mix is excellent. The guitar is very warm, and your over mix creates a very nice stereo image. The intonation on the slide guitar sounds...
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