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    Jeeeez. I am in total shock. I mean, I feel...

    Jeeeez.

    I am in total shock. I mean, I feel like I wanna cry too. I play along to tracks off PoT every single day...and to think while I was thinking how incredible the songs were (for the...
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    I remember coming here in the first few...

    I remember coming here in the first few days...when there we about 3 members :D

    Haven't posted much since...(I know! I know! Naughty).


    This website rules. I always refer people to the...
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    Yep! Seriously! Shows how odd he is, eh?

    Yep!

    Seriously!

    Shows how odd he is, eh?
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    Actually, Buck made a prosthetic pinky finger...

    Actually, Buck made a prosthetic pinky finger thing. He's wearing it there.
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    Wooo! Looking good. Lots of new stuff. ...

    Wooo!

    Looking good.

    Lots of new stuff.

    Thanks Guni!!
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    I do the Lynch thing. It really is cool. I...

    I do the Lynch thing.

    It really is cool. I also focus heavily on limitation exercises. Like, using only fingers 2 and 3 at all...or only strings 4 and 6 etc.

    I wish I had cable to get those...
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    Hoo, man. I remember when I first saw that...

    Hoo, man.

    I remember when I first saw that piece, way back.


    I thought

    :eek: :eek: :eek:!!
  8. Thread: Carlton

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    Re: Here Goes

    :eek:
  9. Thread: Tremolo

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    I don't think there's any difference?

    I don't think there's any difference?
  10. Thread: Tremolo

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    Hold on dudes. Seantheman....do you mean...

    Hold on dudes.

    Seantheman....do you mean tremelo as in...the technique wherby you play a constant stream of one note that sometimes kinda changes, under a strong melody?

    Hideous description.
    ...
  11. How about...Giant Steps...or Countdown? ...

    How about...Giant Steps...or Countdown?

    *cough*

    No. Not really.


    I dunno. Jazz. Um...Autumn Leaves??????? :rolleyes:
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    Bongo, the pricing thing. I know it well. All...

    Bongo, the pricing thing. I know it well.

    All adds up.


    I have designed a guitar to be made from carbon fibre. Stupidly light. I designed it to be ergonomic, and nice to look at.

    Probably...
  13. Without knowing much of the specifics of you...

    Without knowing much of the specifics of you audition, I would suggest something that shows your versatility. Like, a jazz standard, or a classical piece.

    But like I say...this may be totally...
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    I thought this was going to be a post about fret...

    I thought this was going to be a post about fret tapping, with feet.

    Seriously.

    Sheesh.

    I wish it wasn't so early.
  15. Hm. I think vibrato is important for a few...

    Hm.

    I think vibrato is important for a few reasons.

    1. Sounds nice :D

    2. Most wind instrumentalists strive to achieve a good, humanlikey vibrato. If you;ve heard panpipes played well, or...
  16. I too have realised that my thumb positioning...

    I too have realised that my thumb positioning doesn't let me vibrato bends too well. I mean, I can do it, but it sounds baaad.

    My thumb is always around the middle, or just peeking over the top,...
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    BTW: I think Shawn Lane has really sutbby...

    BTW: I think Shawn Lane has really sutbby fingers.

    I think.
    Meaning the challenge is mental.

    Unless you need to stretch.
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    Betrayed by a business associate, and a friend,...

    Betrayed by a business associate, and a friend, no less.

    Just shows the real dark side of the music biz. No respect for guys of even Lane's stature.

    Sad really.
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    Personally, I think its great that they play with...

    Personally, I think its great that they play with pop people.

    Huge audiences, no real pressure as far as song playing goes. Easy money :P

    I'd love to do it.

    Its not being a sell out, its...
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    Cool, ok thanks Guni...I'll be interested in...

    Cool, ok thanks Guni...I'll be interested in hearing any news.
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    OO! Really?! Wow. I'm about...40 minutes...

    OO!

    Really?!

    Wow.

    I'm about...40 minutes away by train. Might be a bit odd though, me zipping off to meet some people from the internet. Even if they are prety damned cool.

    But it might...
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    Guni, you rule. This places rules. Love the...

    Guni, you rule.

    This places rules.

    Love the sig by the way...Shows that Solfege can be fun for the whole family!

    :D

    The bit about "eager to get international students on board" sounds...
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    ANOTHER Berklee question.

    Hi guys!

    Sorry to ask yet another Berklee question.

    (And even more apologies if this has already been answered in the other Berklee threads)

    I am interested in applying to The World...
  24. Thread: Sweeps

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    Those are very nice licks, and for my, slightly...

    Those are very nice licks, and for my, slightly tricky in places!

    Personally, I would call that economy picked...?

    I don't know what the other guys think.
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    :eek: YIKES. Guni's exercise is...

    :eek:

    YIKES.


    Guni's exercise is monstrous!!

    In fact, all of them are!

    The person I have seen with the most finger independence was George Bellas...crazy.
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