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Forum: Musician Talk 10-31-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By ruletheneck
for me the motivation for learning theory was...

for me the motivation for learning theory was always to better understand the music im actually playing (so that ultimately i could imitate and adapt the style of the artist in my own songs and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 09-10-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,838
Posted By ruletheneck
yeah, your muscles get stronger, but the skin...

yeah, your muscles get stronger, but the skin also hardens and the fact that you find yourself struggling less every day also helps you find playing easier, so its really a mix.

jumping the wagon...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 09-02-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By ruletheneck
Try plugging the power cable back into your mains...

Try plugging the power cable back into your mains socket? :shrug:
Forum: The Pit 07-29-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 864
Posted By ruletheneck
nah don't worry im pretty sure most people are...

nah don't worry im pretty sure most people are like that to an extent - i know i am. don't let it bother you. although if you're doing engineering its good to have simple answers ready for those...
Forum: Original Recordings 07-29-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By ruletheneck
this is beautiful!

this is beautiful!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-16-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 402
Posted By ruletheneck
Yeah, this. A channel switching pedal basically...

Yeah, this. A channel switching pedal basically and a 6.35mm-3.5mm cable should do exactly what you want - as long as the headphone socket works as a mic input for tuner apps. My local music store...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-11-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 425
Posted By ruletheneck
as far as built-in tone, its pretty much all just...

as far as built-in tone, its pretty much all just settings. use less gain than you think you need, and if you practise really quietly (like me) turn the volume up to borderline-neighbour-disturbing...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-10-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By ruletheneck
My good sir you are a genius! Single coils and...

My good sir you are a genius!
Single coils and flatwounds! I CAN FINALLY PLAY STRATS!

(Ears just too used to the darker sound of humbuckers)
Forum: Metal 07-10-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By ruletheneck
different tune, different album. fair call. i...

different tune, different album. fair call. i admit i only listened to one tune XD

and by 'static' i meant that there was no note definition, just shit tonnes of gain.
Forum: Metal 07-10-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By ruletheneck
just had a listen to 'Beneath A Dying Sun'. sweet...

just had a listen to 'Beneath A Dying Sun'. sweet tune, love their vocalist!
but seriously they use way too much distortion and there are no mids to be found anywhere :/ the guitars sound like...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-10-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By ruletheneck
Thomastik-Infeld have this acoustic guitar set...

Thomastik-Infeld have this acoustic guitar set which is G,D,A flatwound and the low E is roundwound. They're the only things i put on my acoustic guitars now.

But for electrics? Nah, they're no...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 07-08-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By ruletheneck
Welcome, Riley, welcome to the forums!! A word of...

Welcome, Riley, welcome to the forums!! A word of warning: stay away from The Pit - once you fall in you can never climb out :O
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-07-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By ruletheneck
probably just finding a sweet spot thing, work up...

probably just finding a sweet spot thing, work up to it - start at fret 12 (pinching at 24) and work your way up.

however, it might be something to do with pickup placement - if a coil/pole piece is...
Forum: New Members Q&A Forum 07-07-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By ruletheneck
try isolating your left and right hand parts and...

try isolating your left and right hand parts and practising them individually, to a metronome. then slowly combine the two, and work on the sections of the solo bit by bit as well - there will be...
Forum: The Pit 07-07-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1,141
Views: 16,215
Posted By ruletheneck
so much this. was born and raised reformed...

so much this. was born and raised reformed jewish, but i cant buy into it - too much disagrees with my personal morals.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-07-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By ruletheneck
transcribe hard ones, or visit the tab requests...

transcribe hard ones, or visit the tab requests queue and pick one at random ;) http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/home/request_queue.php
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-06-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By ruletheneck
^I thought that before last night, and then I...

^I thought that before last night, and then I watched the movie Crossroads (1986 I think?). The 12 bar blues IS dynamics and technique, and nothing more :O

TS - theory is important for general...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 07-06-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By ruletheneck
practise standing when you can, and raise the...

practise standing when you can, and raise the guitar a little i'd say. its better to look daggy with a high guitar and sound good than look daggy with a low guitar and sound bad ;)
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 07-05-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 621
Posted By ruletheneck
I think you're silly - use heavier strings, they...

I think you're silly - use heavier strings, they don't break so easily :P
Forum: Singing & Vocals 07-05-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By ruletheneck
pitch is the thing that stands out, yeah. formal...

pitch is the thing that stands out, yeah. formal training working on intervals and scale movement.
technique and attack and all that other stuff is important too, but i think that first you should...
Forum: Electric Guitar 07-04-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By ruletheneck
pretty weird for a first fret to be flat. maybe...

pretty weird for a first fret to be flat. maybe raise the action a little.
and put on some fatter strings - fatter strings solve everything.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-24-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By ruletheneck
ikey_ - that's exactly the answer I was hoping...

ikey_ - that's exactly the answer I was hoping for :D

The amp is fairly saturated as is, I just want something to give it that extra push, and needed confirmation that what I'm going to is going to...
Forum: Original Recordings 06-24-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By ruletheneck
Small internet after all - A friend linked me to...

Small internet after all - A friend linked me to this just a yesterday!

I likey very much. love the groove of the whole tune. Got a download link or something? I felt the drums were a little loud in...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-24-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By ruletheneck
Thanks for the suggestion! When I have money I'll...

Thanks for the suggestion! When I have money I'll definitely look into it, but right now that just means I'd need to buy an EQ pedal.

I'm thinking more along the lines of something like an MXR Micro...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 06-24-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By ruletheneck
Thinking about a signal booster/preamp

I want to use a preamp/signal boost/clean boost to get more gain out of my amp (Laney CUB12R), for metal and modern instrumental rock and stuff. Not like, too much more, because that sounds bad, but...
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-24-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By ruletheneck
just going off the workmanship and the way the...

just going off the workmanship and the way the light reflects off the paintwork, i'd say this is a DIY job. a pretty old DIY job, or at least made of old parts.

have you looked inside the control...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-31-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By ruletheneck
you might want to consider a noisegate pedal......

you might want to consider a noisegate pedal... my understanding is they cut the signal from the guitar to the amp when its below a certain amplitude? (i.e. when you aren't playing). i can't vouch...
Forum: The Pit 04-28-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,727
Posted By ruletheneck
I don't think this is a question that you can ask...

I don't think this is a question that you can ask the internet, sir, because you're going to get all sorts of bullshit answers. Here I will provide mine:

It will be hard, and there's no guarantee of...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-28-2013, 03:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By ruletheneck
My 15W Laney occasionally makes a 'tchew!' Star...

My 15W Laney occasionally makes a 'tchew!' Star Wars laser sound when I turn it off, which I'm fairly confident is just tubes being tubes.
I've played through a really old Peavey something-or-other...
Forum: The Pit 04-15-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 782
Posted By ruletheneck
just sharing the way i tackled my self-esteem...

just sharing the way i tackled my self-esteem issue, dude - the point i was trying to get to was that perhaps the issue for OP was less the actual acne and more the self-esteem?
for me, mental states...
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