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    Thanks guys. I guess I'm just dense. :o I...

    Thanks guys.

    I guess I'm just dense. :o

    I have to review this stuff a million times before any of it
    at all begins to slowly sink in.

    And as far as styles go I like so many different styles...
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    Rhythm guitar help?

    Any rock/metal/shred chord progression tips?

    I am horrible at chord progressions so I'm looking for some guidance.

    Progressions for other styles also welcome. I need all the help I can get.
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    I feel the same way about my playing. And about...

    I feel the same way about my playing.
    And about life in general. Everything sucks and I hate it.
    I have zero confidence in the human race at this point either.
    Everything sucks and is stuck on...
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    All I saw was Satan's unicorn. But aside from...

    All I saw was Satan's unicorn.
    But aside from that unfortunate business,
    B minor pentatonic is your friend.
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    Either or. Either or. They are...

    Either or.


    Either or. They are interchangeable in an major setting. In C Major you can switch between C Major Blues Scale(which is the same as the A minor blues scale), "or" you can play the C...
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    I listen to anything with cool playing as long as...

    I listen to anything with cool playing as long as no bad singing.
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    Start with an Aeolian i-iv-v progression. Change...

    Start with an Aeolian i-iv-v progression.
    Change the v to a V or V7 and then you can start using harmonic minor over that V chord.
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    I would say that is pitch axis but not modal...

    I would say that is pitch axis but not modal interchange or mode mixture.

    Modal interchange or mode mixture doesn't change scales or keys but rather only "borrows" chords from another parallel key...
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    Hmmm, I must be drinking the wrong coffee. ;)

    Hmmm, I must be drinking the wrong coffee. ;)
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    Use your ears, not rules. Rules are just...

    Use your ears, not rules.

    Rules are just training wheels for your ears until you no longer need them.
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    He does alternate pick. He also sweeps and uses...

    He does alternate pick. He also sweeps and uses other picking techniques. No biggie. You use whatever you need.
  12. Thread: Minor Scales

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    Aeolian's v chord is minor but Harmonic minor's V...

    Aeolian's v chord is minor but Harmonic minor's V chord is a Major chord or a Dominant Seventh chord (V7). Basically you play harmonic minor when your progression goes to the V or V7. Technically you...
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    Keeping the mode root in the bass isn't a bad...

    Keeping the mode root in the bass isn't a bad idea at all.

    The triad form of Bm7b5 is Bdim.
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    Okay I think I am now finally (atlast) coming...

    Okay I think I am now finally (atlast) coming around to the whole melody first approach. For years I was trying to do chords first and I think that's what's been screwing me up the most. I'm really...
  15. Not at all. Singers can be boring these days...

    Not at all.
    Singers can be boring these days though.
    They seem to be putting out less and less effort
    as the years go by. It's kind of sad.
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    I'm gonna find it really hard to hate anybody...

    I'm gonna find it really hard to hate anybody who's not a criminal, thug,
    racist, nazi, communist, satanist, pedophile, rapist, murderer, or terrorist.
    Or worse... a celebrity. Hahaha :D :p
    ...
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    Very helpful posts, thanks man.

    Very helpful posts, thanks man.
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    Wow that was great. Thanks to both of you for the...

    Wow that was great. Thanks to both of you for the elaborate answers.
    I think I will have to steal alot,lol. I should have become a kleptomaniac
    years ago. If I only knew. ;)
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    What about writing?

    To Improvise seems to be the idea of creating something RIGHT NOW on the spot with whatever skills and knowledge you may have at hand to work with.
    That seems like so much unnecessary pressure to...
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    Exactly. It's too easy to be overly anxious or...

    Exactly. It's too easy to be overly anxious or competative.
    You're the only one who can take the trip or make the journey.
    Just be sure you wanna go. Comparing is just as dumb as comparing your car...
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    It's all a means to an end. Whatever gets you...

    It's all a means to an end. Whatever gets you there.
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    All that's left anywhere any more is doom. ...

    All that's left anywhere any more is doom.

    http://bestsmileys.com/dead/7.gif
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    So it would have it's own symbol to shorten the...

    So it would have it's own symbol to shorten the name down for labeling purposes. It's easier to squeeze it onto a lead sheet if you have just a simple symbol to use for it.
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    It all boils down to knowing your chords.

    It all boils down to knowing your chords.
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    Just stay alphabetical, it's not hard. The key...

    Just stay alphabetical, it's not hard.

    The key of C has no sharps or flats. -> 0 <-

    The sharp keys are G D A E B F#

    & The flat keys are F Bb Eb Ab Db Gb

    You can go with F# or Gb, I used...
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