#1
I play guitar at least an hour or two every day. But when ever I improv or something, I end up just dicking around in the pentatonic scale and not remembering what I play, so it's just annoying wankage. Any tips for becoming better at forming a coherent solo instead of just wanking?
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#2
firstly wear an elastic band on ur wrist everytime u wanna play the pentatonic scale or whatever SNAPE UR WRIST WITH THE BAND
#3
start learning other kinds of scales that are less used, like spanish scale, phrygian scale or harmonic minor. try stuff like going up and down by thirds. mix and match
#4
Learn more scales, and stop listening to so much music with penta-wankage. To write a solo, you really just gotta play for a while, there's no real formula. Just learn a bit of theory, learn a bit of other peoples' stuff, and a bit of instinct about what notes sound good together in your ears.
#5
Another thread? And in the wrong forum?

Take it to musician talk.
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#7
Try to create melodies. Soloing just takes practice, and that's all there is too it.
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#8
You've been cursed for selling your MG to a friend.



Seriously, though, learn other types of scales and take notice of how artists use them to create solos. Then, just come up with your own style or something.
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