#1
Ah. I've come very far as a guitar player in only a year. I've learnt the Keys, Circle of Fifths, Progressions.

And I've found some bands that I'd like to sound like. Attack Attack!, I Set My Friends On Fire, Armor For Sleep, and anything Techno, Screamo. Stuff mostly like Attack Attack! I know a lot of it is on the keyboard and it's synth properties, but I write the drums, the guitar, the bass, the keys and the lyrics for our band. As of now I do anyhow, but could you guys give me some directions to get towards that genre?
#3
Analyse songs of bands you want to like, paying attention to scales, rhythm, instrumentation, tone, structure etc. and see what you could use in your songs.
#4
I don't know, study other techno/screamo music and see how they work?
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