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Forum: Bandleading 04-15-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By AlanHB
Would you pay $500 to play a 20 minute set at...

Would you pay $500 to play a 20 minute set at 11am?
Forum: Bandleading 04-14-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By AlanHB
There are festivals that you can pay to play at,...

There are festivals that you can pay to play at, but they are absolutely awful and you don't want to play them. They are nowhere near the calibre of the festivals you mentioned.

Never pay to play...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-14-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By AlanHB
^^^ What keys do you think they are in? What...

^^^ What keys do you think they are in? What chord sounds like home in each of the songs? Where do you feel they resolve?

I could tell you what the key is, but if we help you figure it out instead...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-13-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,159
Posted By AlanHB
TS if you don't want to learn theory that's...

TS if you don't want to learn theory that's fine.

When you feel like you've done all you can without learning theory feel free to come back here.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-12-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 658
Posted By AlanHB
Yes, you can play whatever you want. Think of...

Yes, you can play whatever you want.

Think of theory more as a guide, than a set of rules. Theory may say "if you play x it will sound like y". If you want to make that sound, play x. But if you...
Forum: Bandleading 04-12-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By AlanHB
At this point it appears that you are the only...

At this point it appears that you are the only person in the world that has had trouble.
Forum: Bandleading 04-12-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By AlanHB
I don't think your page is any different from...

I don't think your page is any different from others. You can pay for unlimited streaming via the bandcamp app. I'm just doing it through the browser and it works fine.

If you're using the app, the...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-12-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 737
Posted By AlanHB
It comes down to "do you like awesome songs...

It comes down to "do you like awesome songs or average songs"?

Which do you like more?
Forum: Musician Talk 04-12-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 658
Posted By AlanHB
Obviously it depends how you play this, but I'm...

Obviously it depends how you play this, but I'm hearing:-

Chords: Emaj7, F half diminished, G#m7

Key: G# minor

The F note doesn't sound out of place, it's diatonic and ends up droning those...
Forum: Bandleading 04-12-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By AlanHB
TS if you're talking about the Shot of Hornets...

TS if you're talking about the Shot of Hornets EPs in your sig, I can stream them fine.

PS. Make covers for your EPs.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-09-2015, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By AlanHB
It's at 3:39. offending line at 3:50. I think...

It's at 3:39. offending line at 3:50.

I think it's:

Like a skiddlediddle pista on a than knew dai


But he might be trying to say:

Like a skittle on a pizza and a brand new tie.
Forum: Musician Talk 04-08-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By AlanHB
I broke strings all the time when learning, it's...

I broke strings all the time when learning, it's just a result of bad technique, usually attacking too hard and having the pick too deep. I'm sure your technique is a lot better now, so break strings...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-08-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By AlanHB
I doubt you could bend more than 1 and a half...

I doubt you could bend more than 1 and a half tones, which is the same as standard.

The strings probably broke less because the string was a little looser and could tolerate your picking technique a...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-08-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By AlanHB
Nope. All of their guitars were tuned to Eb....

Nope. All of their guitars were tuned to Eb. Slash changes guitar half way through the song because the double-neck guitar is too heavy to run around with :haha:



That's one option, or just play...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-08-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By AlanHB
Whilst Guns n Roses used the "G shape",...

Whilst Guns n Roses used the "G shape", all of their guitars were downtuned a half step to Eb standard. This means that their cover of "Knocking on Heavens Door" was in F# major.

The solo uses the...
Forum: Musician Talk 04-05-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By AlanHB
Well plus the major. I'm with you though, I just...

Well plus the major. I'm with you though, I just consider it a simple variation of the blues/minor scale. But for those guitarists who need to give a scale a name they can call it "super" if they...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-31-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By AlanHB
Cool. The easiest ways at these events are: 1....

Cool.

The easiest ways at these events are:

1. Approach people who have just performed. Tell them you like their stuff and would like to jam sometime.

2. Perform yourself and announce at some...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-31-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By AlanHB
Is there going to be a lot of musos at the coffee...

Is there going to be a lot of musos at the coffee house? Is there an open mic going on?
Forum: Bandleading 03-30-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 809
Posted By AlanHB
You want to play a different style of music to...

You want to play a different style of music to your band mate - that's why you're out and why it's not the right band for you.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-24-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By AlanHB
I was actually going to say that the songs sound...

I was actually going to say that the songs sound like a hollow body guitar. The original one has overdrive so it won't sound like that by itself.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-23-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 461
Posted By AlanHB
^^^ It wouldn't be uncommon for the solo to be in...

^^^ It wouldn't be uncommon for the solo to be in a different key. Practically every GNR song modulates for the guitar solo.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-23-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By AlanHB
Learning 20 songs all the way through is a pretty...

Learning 20 songs all the way through is a pretty achievable goal, if you have a firm grasp on chords (ignore the solos for now).

I'd just try jamming with other people now. You'll figure out pretty...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-22-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By AlanHB
If it's with you it'll be pretty safe. You can...

If it's with you it'll be pretty safe. You can always pad the case more with you tshirts and socks.
Forum: Bandleading 03-19-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By AlanHB
This is from the copyright...

This is from the copyright sticky
http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showpost.php?p=18363589&postcount=30
Forum: Musician Talk 03-16-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By AlanHB
Do both. The notes make the patterns, and do give...

Do both. The notes make the patterns, and do give a greater understanding of the fretboard, but there's no need to reinvent the wheel when so many people have already figured out the patterns for you.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-09-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By AlanHB
Seasick Steve didn't exactly come from nowhere....

Seasick Steve didn't exactly come from nowhere. He was a session guitarist and producer for most of his life before his solo career.

And those really big bands that tend to pop up in these...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-09-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By AlanHB
It depends on the market you're aiming for, and...

It depends on the market you're aiming for, and what level of success you're talking about.

For example a 40 year old girl band won't be taken up by MTV. However a 40 year old blues artist could...
Forum: Musician Talk 03-08-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 474
Posted By AlanHB
Yeah it's 4/4 - you just have to deconstruct the...

Yeah it's 4/4 - you just have to deconstruct the riff so you know how long each note is first, then start at a slower tempo and build it up to speed.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-08-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By AlanHB
I like to think that people would figure it out...

I like to think that people would figure it out when they realised that not all songs were in C major. The internet has taught me differently however.
Forum: Musician Talk 03-08-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By AlanHB
If you learn the shapes you'll learn the notes....

If you learn the shapes you'll learn the notes. If you learn the notes you'll learn the shapes. It's just a different way of learning. Ideally you'd learn both at the same time so you don't have to...
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