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Forum: Electric Guitar 05-28-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It's quite possible it was you. There's either...

It's quite possible it was you. There's either something about the way people play or the way hearing works, some days I just don't feel like my playing sounds as good. I don't know if it's all in...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-27-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
It happens because those two chords contain the...

It happens because those two chords contain the same notes, for any given set of notes there are any number of ways of naming what you have, the correct name depends on the context really but most...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-25-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Got to be honest, I don't think those things...

Got to be honest, I don't think those things translate well to tab either, at least certainly not much better than they would to standard notation if you did the same things. Really all the bits of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-19-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
There are any number of ways of learning a song,...

There are any number of ways of learning a song, that's certainly one way of going about it that definitely can work. Another thing you want to consider is putting the parts together before you get...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-17-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
No, you have that right. Although I would say...

No, you have that right. Although I would say there are a couple of things to think about:

1 - If you have any issues you should talk to your teacher first, especially if it's something confusing...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-16-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,176
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Well there's no discussion there, everyone knows...

Well there's no discussion there, everyone knows that's the case! :haha
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-15-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,176
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Agreed. I thought I heard some differences in a...

Agreed. I thought I heard some differences in a couple of places but this "test" is deeply flawed.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-15-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 138,758
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
There are three (or four, depending on how you...

There are three (or four, depending on how you approach it) problems with your playing that I spotted mainly:

1 - Your bends and vibrato are weak. These are related and usually come from the same...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-13-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 870
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
They can have sounded any way you like through...

They can have sounded any way you like through your gear but that doesn't make what you said any more true; they're super-clean, precise, and super high output due to the powered preamp on board. It...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-13-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 870
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
These are both quite inaccurate: Modelling amps...

These are both quite inaccurate:


Modelling amps and small solid state amps will cover metal tones just fine for bedroom practice. Bigger modellers will cover live just fine as well. For example...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-11-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15,029
Views: 343,443
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Wow, I certainly do not envy people who live at...

Wow, I certainly do not envy people who live at that kind of latitude! :haha Give me dreary grey skies and rain any day! (Totally serious by the way, I do not deal very well with massively hot...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-11-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
A question like this is probably better suited to...

A question like this is probably better suited to going in Guitar Building & Customising, not saying that it being here is necessarily wrong, I just reckon that the people there will be more likely...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-11-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported* Bad bot. BAD! *whaps with news...

*reported*

Bad bot. BAD! *whaps with news paper*
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-10-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 870
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I love the way everyone's telling TS what to do...

I love the way everyone's telling TS what to do when we don't actually have any information about what they want or what might be wrong yet :p:
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-10-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 870
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I think part of the problem here is that you're...

I think part of the problem here is that you're not being specific enough. The POD has a massive array of tones and options available to it so to get something good out of it you need to know what...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-10-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 538
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Pretty cool, what really interests me is that...

Pretty cool, what really interests me is that cutaway that a tonne of Washburns have on them, how much difference does that actually make when widdling away on the higher frets?
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-09-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 138,758
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
*reported* Get out.

*reported* Get out.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-08-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Yes, that's the point. You could play it with...

Yes, that's the point. You could play it with hybrid picking but Slash clearly doesn't.

Unless I'm seriously confused about which part you actually mean...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-08-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
In this particular instance, no, Slash plays it...

In this particular instance, no, Slash plays it fingerpicked:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckk8o4XJDy4

I'm sure you could play it with a pick but it would mean hybrid picking to get some of...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-07-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 989
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Not helpful, it's the coordination that's causing...

Not helpful, it's the coordination that's causing TS to have issues and nothing else.
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-06-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15,029
Views: 343,443
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I'm sure you could get a decent doom tone out of...

I'm sure you could get a decent doom tone out of that amp, all the bass, resonance and mids, drop the treble and presence... should be doomy as hell I reckon, but then I don't have enough real...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-06-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I might be wrong but I'm pretty sure it's the...

I might be wrong but I'm pretty sure it's the name for the way modern high jump is done, way back it wasn't the done thing to arch over the height like they do these days until someone did it and...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-05-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
This is actually a pretty good point: it's like...

This is actually a pretty good point: it's like how buildings are built: they flex in the wind because if they didn't they'd break and fall down, and modern buildings in earthquake zones are the...
Forum: Electric Guitar 05-05-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15,029
Views: 343,443
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Sure as hell nicer than some of the other shit...

Sure as hell nicer than some of the other shit they've put out in the past! :haha I don't know if I really like it or not though personally, I think I like it but probably need to look at it a bit...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-05-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 989
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Well yeah, but that's inherently true of anything...

Well yeah, but that's inherently true of anything :p: If we're going to bring in things like that there's not much point talking about the specifics of any part at all :haha
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-05-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
I am generally of the opinion that "do what...

I am generally of the opinion that "do what works for you" only holds any water if there is already something in place that works. It's all very well and good saying that so many people have managed...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-05-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 989
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWJ9AID37z0

Alternate picked. Starts playing the part at around 2:18.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-05-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 989
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Slow it down until you can do it and get it right...

Slow it down until you can do it and get it right and comfortable there before you do anything else. Make sure you know it really well at that speed before you try and speed it up at all.

The...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-05-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 634
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
No because the riff is just straight triplets. ...

No because the riff is just straight triplets. It's three even notes per beat, thus, triplets.

And apologies for the confusion, I really shouldn't try and post at that time of day after like 5...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 05-05-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 634
Posted By Zaphod_Beeblebr
Hi Zaphod ... I don't get the above. AFAIK, an...

Hi Zaphod ... I don't get the above. AFAIK, an eighth note triplet would evenly fill the time occupied by a quarter note. (2 eighth notes and an eight note triplet both have same total...
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