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Forum: Musician Talk 08-29-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By The_Sophist
What to practice

Hey guys.

Haven't been here in awhile, sup?

Anyways, I haven't practiced seriously in probably well over a year, and the bug just bit me again. So I'm wondering, does anyone have any tips on...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-23-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17,320
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 649,317
Posted By The_Sophist
Wud up MT. I'm back.

Wud up MT. I'm back.
Forum: Musician Talk 01-04-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By The_Sophist
The same way people come up with complex ideas in...

The same way people come up with complex ideas in any field, they get REALLY good at piecing together the basics. As a musician you'll generally go from (note: huge oversimplification) learning to...
Forum: The Pit 09-02-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 881
Posted By The_Sophist
Capital letters are communist tools used to...

Capital letters are communist tools used to invade our lord and savior's kitty pool of joy.
Forum: The Pit 09-01-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,391
Posted By The_Sophist
Galaxy S3 no contest.

Galaxy S3 no contest.
Forum: The Pit 09-01-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,361
Posted By The_Sophist
I agree with the big-ass picture Thrill-House...

I agree with the big-ass picture Thrill-House posted. Anyone that gets offended by a joke should just calm down. For one, the comedian probably doesn't believe whatever they said that offended you,...
Forum: The Pit 08-27-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 849
Posted By The_Sophist
People that don't shut up, and won't take a hint...

People that don't shut up, and won't take a hint that you don't care about anything they are saying. People that wait until they are at the counter and have made their order (at timmies or whatever)...
Forum: The Pit 08-27-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,046
Posted By The_Sophist
The Foo Fighters are a good BAND, as in a group,...

The Foo Fighters are a good BAND, as in a group, as in plural.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-27-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By The_Sophist
What the... how the.... am I being trollololed?

What the... how the....

am I being trollololed?
Forum: Musician Talk 08-27-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 972
Posted By The_Sophist
Getting to an intermediate level in bass is...

Getting to an intermediate level in bass is really helpful for a number of reasons. There's always a band somewhere that needs a bass player for a few weeks, so there's money to be had. Bass is also...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-26-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By The_Sophist
You can start with any of the notes in Am. Once...

You can start with any of the notes in Am. Once you play all of them, it will function as an A minor.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-26-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By The_Sophist
What the hell did I just read?

What the hell did I just read?
Forum: Musician Talk 08-26-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17,320
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 649,317
Posted By The_Sophist
Hey guys. I don't think is worth a new thread,...

Hey guys. I don't think is worth a new thread, but will make one if you think this takes up too much space.

What would you guys suggest I do to learn some phrasing from horn players and such? I've...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-26-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By The_Sophist
Don't listen to these haters. F# Locrian Dominant...

Don't listen to these haters. F# Locrian Dominant is the only original scale left. Play it entirely with slides and trills for a nice Avant Garde sound.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-24-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By The_Sophist
How could anybody possibly lose to those things?...

How could anybody possibly lose to those things? That game was so easy.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-24-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,327
Posted By The_Sophist
This is the dumbest thing I've read in a REALLY...

This is the dumbest thing I've read in a REALLY long time, congratulations. There is no such thing as theoretical correctness in music. Theory doesn't state 1+1=2, it EXPLAINS why. Playing outside of...
Forum: The Pit 08-22-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 4,168
Posted By The_Sophist
Please enlighten us, oh wise queen high-horse.

Please enlighten us, oh wise queen high-horse.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-22-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,327
Posted By The_Sophist
See, this is the problem. Even if your favorite...

See, this is the problem. Even if your favorite guitarist ever has said on a number of occasions that they never learned theory, who cares? This argument is just an excuse for being lazy, which is...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-22-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 424
Posted By The_Sophist
I've always heard that more than three hours in a...

I've always heard that more than three hours in a sitting won't do anything, but that doesn't mean you can't do three hours and then come back later.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-22-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By The_Sophist
Just check out as many bands from this genre that...

Just check out as many bands from this genre that you possibly can, and pick one. No one on here can hit the spot, especially since you only named one guitarist.


If you are determing to find one...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-21-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,327
Posted By The_Sophist
Because just learning patterns works really well...

Because just learning patterns works really well for awhile, then they hit the wall and ask why they should learn theory.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-20-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By The_Sophist
This seems to be what I hear most in interviews....

This seems to be what I hear most in interviews. They always say that they just kept playing along to records.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-17-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By The_Sophist
I'm starting to get the feeling that no one reads...

I'm starting to get the feeling that no one reads the modes sticky.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-16-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,088
Posted By The_Sophist
I just tell people to imagine that there is...

I just tell people to imagine that there is (another) singer, and what you hear them singing in the melody. That only works for instrumental parts, but if there is a singer they are usually singing...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-16-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 825
Posted By The_Sophist
Mostly what TheHydra said. Learn things by ear,...

Mostly what TheHydra said. Learn things by ear, practice REALLY slowly, and be completely and entirely focused on your technique and the sound when you practice, no tv or texting or anything.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-15-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 17,320
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 649,317
Posted By The_Sophist
A jobs a job man, most of my friends are...

A jobs a job man, most of my friends are unemployed, and I just got lucky. I'm a security guard, so I just sit around and study theory all day, lol.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-14-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 867
Posted By The_Sophist
Like the seagull said, it's nothing against...

Like the seagull said, it's nothing against modes. We have a problem with people that suggest learning modes to spice up your playing, but giving no information other than the box. Modes down work...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-14-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By The_Sophist
The best ear trainer (in my opinion) definitly...

The best ear trainer (in my opinion) definitly has distortion, since it's your guitar. Although I like online ear trainers since you can drill intervals, and get a lot of practice in pretty fast. The...
Forum: Musician Talk 08-14-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 17,320
Sticky: Chat.
Views: 649,317
Posted By The_Sophist
That's awesome man, congratulations. What exactly...

That's awesome man, congratulations. What exactly does a sample processor do, if you don't mind me asking? I find this stuff really interesting.
Forum: Musician Talk 08-12-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,051
Posted By The_Sophist
I always knew that MT would eventually devolve...

I always knew that MT would eventually devolve into sarcastic answers. I KNEW IT I TELL YOU. TS, learn to harmonize the major and minor scales, that's all I can say.
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