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  1. Thread: Inevitability

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    Very interesting thread! I've often thought of...

    Very interesting thread!

    I've often thought of this, I feel all the extremes in music have been explored before our time, what is left for us to do?

    I will echo you Sven, because you have said...
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    Given that there's only 12 different roots in our...

    Given that there's only 12 different roots in our tonal system, and 4 basic triads (minor, major, diminished and augmented), there's only 48 different chords.

    Now, a succession of 2 chords (one...
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    Records will tell you how most artists use it, I...

    Records will tell you how most artists use it, I guess there's no academic way of getting a feel for the blues 3rd.
  4. I get it! The first thing: going from...

    I get it!

    The first thing: going from root-octave "Backwards" is two-notes per string.
    second: normal scale pattern, with a mix of two and three notes per string.
    third: "upwards" is threenotes...
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    Yes indeed it is different, you can select which...

    Yes indeed it is different, you can select which cadences you want to practice and really create your own routine.

    Not to sound like a sales pitch, but I think my ear would be less developed,...
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    I bought EarMaster and it's great. I suggest you...

    I bought EarMaster and it's great. I suggest you do the same. :)
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    Wow, good, sound advice Dommy. " a logical...

    Wow, good, sound advice Dommy.

    " a logical organized system of exploring your chromatic pallete. "

    Sweet!
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    Definately play more along with records. It's the...

    Definately play more along with records. It's the tried and true method of learning licks and melodies whatever your particular idiom of music may be.

    Theory is kind of worthless without proper...
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    Yeah Happy Birthday Poparad! You and your...

    Yeah Happy Birthday Poparad!

    You and your helpful relipes have been very valuable to many people both here and at harmony central.

    Keep it up! :)

    Oh, and hows that book of yours coming on?
  10. Thread: jazz theory

    by Factor
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    This is the best comprehensive online guide I've...

    This is the best comprehensive online guide I've ever seen:

    http://www.outsideshore.com/primer/primer/

    A lot of information to digest right there.
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    I would suggest that instead of trying to remove...

    I would suggest that instead of trying to remove that natural sound of plastic against metal, try to use it to your advantage.

    Speak a sentence out loud and listen to the breaths of air from your...
  12. Thread: Pandora.com

    by Factor
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    Pandora.com

    Everybody check out this cool site!

    http://www.pandora.com

    Just input any artist or song and the site will look up similar songs/artists according to their Musical Genome Database. I'm amazed...
  13. Thread: A few questions

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    I suggest you let your musical wants and wishes...

    I suggest you let your musical wants and wishes be the ruler of your abilities. What would you like to play? Can you play what you would like to play?
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    Do you pick all the notes with just up strokes? I...

    Do you pick all the notes with just up strokes? I think you need to combine that with some downstrokes if you want to reach you goal. Sorry I if misunderstood, but anyway here's a good list of...
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    *crickets* :)

    *crickets*

    :)
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    I can understand the hesitation with dating...

    I can understand the hesitation with dating fellow musicians there silent-storm. Almost broke out some fights over music with my last girlfriend. We are both very emotionally into music, and where...
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    Find some music you like, and learn the chords....

    Find some music you like, and learn the chords. As you learn the chords to the tune, use other voicings from the CAGED system. E.g. instead of a open C in first position, how about a E-shaped C at...
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    As far as I can see, this is sequences applied to...

    As far as I can see, this is sequences applied to arpeggios.

    The sequence in this particular TAB is down two notes and up one. There's an endless amount of sequences out there, a really cool tool...
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    hehe I've actually been trying to read some...

    hehe I've actually been trying to read some Kerouac but it sucks too much. I'll be planning to have some Nietzsche actually :p

    But yeah, beatnik is a cool part of american cultural history. I...
  20. Thread: string skipping

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    Brent: Simply put, you use string skipping...

    Brent:

    Simply put, you use string skipping whenever you intend to play a note that is not on an adjecent string to the one you were playing on before.
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    I disagree. Music theory can tell you how most...

    I disagree. Music theory can tell you how most common boats are constructed, why they sail well as they do, from where the wind in an area is most likely to blow, but it cannot tell you where you are...
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    Yeah, thanks :) Well Russ, about the jazzy...

    Yeah, thanks :)

    Well Russ, about the jazzy beard thing, I've decided to let it grow abit until Friday when my first jazz concert kicks off. After that we'll see.

    Hehe, planning to wear my...
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    Okey people! This friday it's kicking off with...

    Okey people!

    This friday it's kicking off with our first "real" concert ever! I'm looking forward to it.

    Oh and by the way, we recorded something a little while ago, but only managed to put one...
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    Just wanted to chip in that for me when it comes...

    Just wanted to chip in that for me when it comes to chromatics, the rhythm and groove of the line or lick is the most important aspect. I would reccomend practicing a single octave of the chromatic...
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    I'm back!

    After a leave of absence because my internet was down and out, here I am once again with a brand new face!

    I cut my hair and my beard. I look younger to say the least. :)

    Glad to be back by...
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