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Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-20-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By derek8520
And we still have no idea what you're talking...

And we still have no idea what you're talking about. Glad you figured it out ;)
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 05-18-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By derek8520
Turn treble to 10, bass to 1, reverb and delay up...

Turn treble to 10, bass to 1, reverb and delay up full. Also if you're playing guitar, turn the instrument upside down first, re string it and try again. If you're playing bass just play as loud as...
Forum: The Pit 05-18-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By derek8520
I couldn't answer a few of the questions because...

I couldn't answer a few of the questions because they seemed a bit redundant. I don't want plastic on a capo regardless of whether it's shiney plastic or not.
The biggest issue I've had with capos is...
Forum: Recording 05-12-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By derek8520
Why? That would be a huge waste of money. Taking...

Why? That would be a huge waste of money. Taking your guitar to a shop for maintenance shouldn't be your first option unless there's a serious problem with it (broken neck kind of serious). Learn to...
Forum: Tab Talk 05-06-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By derek8520
A lot of people who are interested in playing...

A lot of people who are interested in playing those types of songs are probably planning on singing them too, so it makes sense to keep the guitar fairly simple. Also, if that person is accompanying...
Forum: Recording 04-28-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By derek8520
Change your strings often, I do it once a month...

Change your strings often, I do it once a month at least. :)
Forum: The Pit 04-22-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 772
Posted By derek8520
You're coming across as a bit of a ****. 15...

You're coming across as a bit of a ****. 15 minutes will probably be enough time for the crowd to realise this, but you'll probably be finished before they start throwing things. :shrug:

Exposure...
Forum: Electric Guitar 04-14-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By derek8520
A badly set up guitar (acoustic or electric) will...

A badly set up guitar (acoustic or electric) will not help you learn any style of music. Get it set up properly if that's the issue and you'll have a lot more fun playing with it, which will lead to...
Forum: Recording 04-08-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By derek8520
Yes, and the other things I mentioned.

Yes, and the other things I mentioned.
Forum: Recording 04-07-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By derek8520
There's a few mistakes which need fixed, mostly...

There's a few mistakes which need fixed, mostly down to you muting some notes in your chords. A few others when you just missed a note or two.
You're also cutting some notes a bit short (I assume to...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-25-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By derek8520
Chords in a major scale: Major 7th Minor...

Chords in a major scale:
Major 7th
Minor 7th
Minor 7th
Major 7th
Dominant 7th
Minor 7th
Half diminished

Is that what you're asking for?
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-25-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 299
Posted By derek8520
So what are you asking? That is a righty saddle,...

So what are you asking? That is a righty saddle, no one here can tell you how it got there. If you're switching the guitar back to lefty you'll need a lefty saddle.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-23-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By derek8520
Thumbpicks are bearable, every type of fingerpick...

Thumbpicks are bearable, every type of fingerpick I've used has been horrible. None gave me the control or versatility my fingertips do, Alaska piks are the worst by far.
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-21-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By derek8520
Keith is a great player. Are you talking about...

Keith is a great player. Are you talking about the percussive stuff he's doing? That's just him hitting down on the guitar with the side of his hand on every beat.
Forum: The Pit 03-11-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,423
Posted By derek8520
I love country music, but I still find it...

I love country music, but I still find it impossible to defend the genre considering what it's become. There are a few modern artists I like who are keeping the traditional style alive whilst also...
Forum: The Pit 03-09-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,315
Posted By derek8520
I'm calling bullshit on that. 90% percent of the...

I'm calling bullshit on that. 90% percent of the weird stuff was explained eventually (animal testing, electromagnetism, ghosts*, etc) and there are plenty of references to later seasons in season 1....
Forum: The Pit 03-09-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,315
Posted By derek8520
Seasons 4, 5 and 6 of Lost kind of fell off the...

Seasons 4, 5 and 6 of Lost kind of fell off the tracks a bit, and season 9 of Scrubs.


On the topic of the Hobbit films,
Smaug should have been killed at the end of film 2, with the cliffhanger...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-08-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By derek8520
Capo on fret 4, Verse is Am, C, G, D Pre-chorus...

Capo on fret 4,

Verse is Am, C, G, D

Pre-chorus is Am, D, Am, D, C

Chorus is G, D, Am, C
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-08-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By derek8520
Have you tried playing straight through a PA? I...

Have you tried playing straight through a PA? I always do that and have no feedback problems (though I am usually only accompanying one singer so I don't need to be incredibly loud).
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 03-07-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,789
Posted By derek8520
My Seagull. I hope I did this...

My Seagull. I hope I did this correctly

http://imgur.com/FTjtk3Q
http://imgur.com/Zo9rwod
http://imgur.com/KVWYciA
http://imgur.com/ckLRq1Q
http://imgur.com/Xi8wcHy
Forum: Guitar Techniques 03-01-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By derek8520
You already know what your problem is, you're...

You already know what your problem is, you're probably muting the D string with whatever finger is fretting A string. Make sure you're playing with the tips of your finger and not the 'padded front...
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-27-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By derek8520
...

http://diymusician.cdbaby.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/anatomy-of-songs.jpg
Forum: Guitar Techniques 02-27-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By derek8520
He's fretting the note he wants with one finger...

He's fretting the note he wants with one finger and muting the strings he doesn't want to ring out with his other fingers. There's really not much more to it than that, practice by muting all the...
Forum: The Pit 02-26-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By derek8520
Question 4 isn't working right. I've typed in...

Question 4 isn't working right. I've typed in where I live in the 'other' box but I can't progress through the survey as I apparently haven't answered the question. Poor show!
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-23-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By derek8520
Your intonation. Read up on that to narrow down...

Your intonation. Read up on that to narrow down your potential issues.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-21-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By derek8520
A picture so we can see the damage? I've restrung...

A picture so we can see the damage? I've restrung my guitars many many times and never cracked my bridge with a pin.
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-21-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By derek8520
Don't hesitate to try a few different types of...

Don't hesitate to try a few different types of strings over a few months. I have .13s on one acoustic and .12s on another and I like them both for different reasons.
Forum: Tab Talk 02-19-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By derek8520
...

e|---------------
B|---------------
G|---------------
D|---------------
A|---------------
E|--0--1--------


Don't rush into this one - start it slow with a metronome. Increase the bpm by 1 every few...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-19-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By derek8520
I know that tune isn't exactly 'slow' but it...

I know that tune isn't exactly 'slow' but it sounded a bit rushed. As if you were just trying to get the notes out without really focusing on having them sound nice. You do clearly know the song well...
Forum: Acoustic & Classical Guitar 02-14-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By derek8520
Guy above, don't be a ****. Everyone has given...

Guy above, don't be a ****. Everyone has given him some advice and also implied that some hard work is needed on his part. Being spoon-fed knowledge won't help him in the long run, learning how to...
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