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Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-24-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,500
Posted By Anon17
What qualities do you need to be natural talented...

What qualities do you need to be natural talented in guitar? The thing is given the different shapes and sizes of all people who can shred I can't really find anything these guys have in common other...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-21-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,500
Posted By Anon17
This isn't true, I've never seen anyone who's...

This isn't true, I've never seen anyone who's unable to be able to shred who practices properly and has done so for a few years.

It might take longer for some people to learn than others but if you...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-28-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By Anon17
You need to relax your hand more, your pinky...

You need to relax your hand more, your pinky shouldn't be flying too much higher than your other fingers if you are playing with relaxed hands.

To fix this all you need to do is play incredibly...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-04-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Anon17
Bloodmeat is all tapped like Zaphod said, it's...

Bloodmeat is all tapped like Zaphod said, it's also a really good song to expand tapping from the single note triads on one string. The weak sound is just because you haven't practiced tapping with...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-23-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Anon17
Yeah this makes sense. In guitar pro or whatever...

Yeah this makes sense.

In guitar pro or whatever after importing the sheet music make sure to check which strings the notes are being played on, as often you'll want to move notes up and down the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-23-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By Anon17
You need to relearn your picking...

You need to relearn your picking technique.

First off get a good grip of the pick, which is mainly making sure you are holding the pick with the absolute minimum amount of tension. If your picking...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-23-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Anon17
I'm not entirely sure what you are asking, but...

I'm not entirely sure what you are asking, but you can play any piano song on the guitar by playing the same notes (the piano has a larger range though so you might need to lower/raise some notes by...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 01-05-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Anon17
Make sure your wrist is straight (parallel to...

Make sure your wrist is straight (parallel to your forearm) whenever possible, and make sure you are playing with as little tension as possible.

If you only felt the burn after an hour (and it was...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-26-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Anon17
You can also do DDDUDDDUD for the first nine...

You can also do DDDUDDDUD for the first nine notes if you want to cross strings with outside picking. The fingering Jerry suggested will cross strings with inside picking.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-24-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,132
Posted By Anon17
I have always wondered the same thing.

I have always wondered the same thing.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-23-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,132
Posted By Anon17
A lot of the common fast "shred" licks...

A lot of the common fast "shred" licks in popular rock/metal songs these days are just a playing up and down a suitable scale in a certain pattern/grouping of notes, or playing an arpeggio.

There is...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-20-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,177
Posted By Anon17
That's good, just make sure you don't get...

That's good, just make sure you don't get discouraged when you spend ages learning AAL and are still not up to speed. As long as you are actively improving your technique you will get faster at...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-14-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Anon17
A lot of the popular 80s shredders (such as Paul...

A lot of the popular 80s shredders (such as Paul Gilbert as mentioned) have solos containing long alternate picking passages since this was one of the most important techniques to the shred...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 12-14-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,177
Posted By Anon17
This happens to a lot of people. You probably...

This happens to a lot of people.

You probably haven't got worse at guitar or anything, you have probably improved your ears (from learning a musical instrument) to the point that you can hear...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-30-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 722
Posted By Anon17
[citation needed] Satriani and Vai can pick...

[citation needed]

Satriani and Vai can pick incredibly well and fast, they just play legato a lot more because they seem to prefer the sound.



Practicing on one string is important for syncing...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-27-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Anon17
You might be right about the age thing sorry, I...

You might be right about the age thing sorry, I didn't see that when I first posted. I'm 20 so I guess it's probably different for me.

When I used to practice for hours a day I'd notice myself...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-27-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Anon17
If this is true you aren't eating enough food. If...

If this is true you aren't eating enough food. If you eat a surplus of calories and work out with progressive overload regularly you will build muscle mass (and probably gain some fat too in the...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-14-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 983
Posted By Anon17
The vast majority of exercises are not any more...

The vast majority of exercises are not any more efficient than learning songs provided you learn them correctly.

Some exercises are useful but they are not necessary to become good. I would...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-12-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By Anon17
Make sure you don't learn songs just because they...

Make sure you don't learn songs just because they are hard; try to find songs involving these techniques that you enjoy listening to.
Forum: Electric Guitar 11-10-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By Anon17
^ That, or a used RG7620/7420. These go for like...

^ That, or a used RG7620/7420. These go for like 300 sometimes on eBay and are MIJ, probably the best quality to price ratio around.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-08-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By Anon17
You are seriously telling me you don't believe...

You are seriously telling me you don't believe any "great guitarist" has fretted an a pentatonic shape using the index and little finger?

I mean, the whole "guitar isn't natural" thing is completely...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-04-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 595
Posted By Anon17
^ I'm going to post this in every anchoring...

^ I'm going to post this in every anchoring thread from this moment on.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-03-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By Anon17
It's preference, most people find the ring finger...

It's preference, most people find the ring finger easier if you're going to be doing a lot of bends.

I use the pinky for most things since I have small hands, but I'll generally use the ring finger...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-01-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 370
Posted By Anon17
So what you are saying is that you are making up...

So what you are saying is that you are making up your own definitions?

Perfect pitch is the ability to hear a pitch and identity the note, or hear a chord and identity the notes. There is no need to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-01-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 370
Posted By Anon17
I don't even know what you are trying to argue...

I don't even know what you are trying to argue anymore.

You said ear training was "quite rare", which isn't true. Anyone who can listen to a song and work it out on the guitar/piano/whatever has a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 11-01-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 370
Posted By Anon17
You can't just make up definitions when they...

You can't just make up definitions when they don't suit your argument...

Your post contradicts itself. Anyone can train their ears, you don't need any formal teaching or any genetic mutation to...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-31-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 370
Posted By Anon17
You don't need to know what Cmin7 is to have...

You don't need to know what Cmin7 is to have trained ears, or know that you are in G major or whatever.
Forum: Musician Talk 10-31-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By Anon17
Miles.be has a functional ear trainer which is...

Miles.be has a functional ear trainer which is probably the most efficient way to train your ear to recognise intervals in context of a key.

I would recommend doing this for 10-20 minutes a day...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-31-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 370
Posted By Anon17
Most if not near all professional musicians will...

Most if not near all professional musicians will be able to recognise all of these things (except perhaps pitches) even if they have never specifically trained for it.

For example; if you can hear a...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 10-30-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By Anon17
These two quotes you posted in the same paragraph...

These two quotes you posted in the same paragraph argue with each other.

For anyone reading this thread, you will not pick 14.66 notes per second (220bpm 16ths) accurately within 6 months (excluding...
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