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    first of all, I'd get where I can play every...

    first of all, I'd get where I can play every scale in one position (The 7th would probablt be good for this) and just practice. focus on the sound of the scales, not the patterns. run through the...
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    "Sprocking" is just something I've heard another...

    "Sprocking" is just something I've heard another guitarist mention before. i don't know where it came from.
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    looking for 8-finger/sprocking licks

    I've been trying to work on 8-finger tapping and sprocking (where you use two fingers on each hand) and I'm having a little bit of success, but I was wondering if anybody had any suggestions for...
  4. well I tried this, and made it to about 30...

    well I tried this, and made it to about 30 minutes, then another 15 using one note in different octaves and such. but it was pretty fun. I started thinking about all different kinds of vibrato, and...
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    The Metronome is your best friend when it comes...

    The Metronome is your best friend when it comes to rhythm. just listen to different genres and grooves and try to pick them up. when it comes to rhythm guitar, most jazz and latin is good, as well as...
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    Check out Steve Vai's website. he has a lot of...

    Check out Steve Vai's website. he has a lot of really cool ear training exercises. I've practiced a lot, and still can't do half the stuff in those lessons. I mean, sing thirds harmony to your guitar...
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    I love tool and I love Adam's guitar playing....

    I love tool and I love Adam's guitar playing. Tool has so many cool scyopated heavy riffs. but it's mostly not the guitar riff, it's the way the guitar, bass, and drums all interact they makes Tool...
  8. The 1-hour Steve Vai Practice Challenge. (who wants to try it?)

    I was reading about Steve Vai's 30-hour workout, and I've decided that tomorrow I'm going to try one of his weirdest practice routines: to play 1-note for an hour straight. It's supposed to a way to...
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    Hey eric, maybe you can answer a question of...

    Hey eric, maybe you can answer a question of mine. I was trying something similar to harp harmonics, but instead of playing them at the 12th fret I'd play them at the 7th. is there a name for that,...
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    have you tried playing natural harmonics? played...

    have you tried playing natural harmonics? played by lightly touching your finger over the 5th, 7th, and 12th frets. quickly move your finger after picking the string.
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    wow, looks really cool. I'm in my high school...

    wow, looks really cool. I'm in my high school jazz band, and thought about doing some jazz stuff when I go to college. I may have to check some of that stuff out.
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    I read somewhere that for every one hour you...

    I read somewhere that for every one hour you sleep in the afternoon taking a nap you can skip two hours of sleep at night. so maybe you should try taking a nap when you get home from school. it works...
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    I would say get fruity loops, and just start...

    I would say get fruity loops, and just start trying to play different rhythms over a steady 4/4 beat. here are some things I do:

    *Play 3/4 over 4/4. start with a simple lick that is steady 8ths,...
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    I kind of liked the direction they took on...

    I kind of liked the direction they took on St.Anger, but I think they took it a bit to far. Raw production is fine, but what they did was just crappy production. there next album will probably have...
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    hey. cool tabs. that first song, black cherry,...

    hey. cool tabs. that first song, black cherry, has a really interesting chord progression. cool tritone stuff.
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    another horn player i really like is John...

    another horn player i really like is John Coltrane. i've always really liked his phrasing and use of outside tones.
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    cool. thanks. I've been looking for something...

    cool. thanks. I've been looking for something like this and EricV pointed me here. i'll have to check these things out.
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    I do post on Guitarbattle occasionally and had...

    I do post on Guitarbattle occasionally and had like 60 songs posted on Guitarwar. they do have some good sides and bad.

    Pros:
    *Get to talk and interact with other guitarists (well, i guess you...
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    Cool. thanks for the compliments guys. Eric...

    Cool. thanks for the compliments guys.

    Eric V-yes. all the solos were improvised. the only written part was the 'chorus' repeating melody part. and as far as gear, I just used a Carvin DC747 and a...
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    Critique my new song please

    Here is a new song I just Recorded. I thought I might post it here and see what some of you guys here at Ibreathe think. it's encoded at 20 kbps so i can put it here, and it's a quick download.
    any...
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    i don't have band in a box, so i don't know if i...

    i don't have band in a box, so i don't know if i can really help you. you're correct in your example of building a add11 chord, but maybe band-in-a-box has add2 and add4 chords, the harmonic...
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    about the whole 'ascending descending' debate....

    about the whole 'ascending descending' debate. the way I've always seen it is that the chord progressions are ascending and descending, rather than the scale. chords that lead back to the tonic,...
  23. Thread: Singing

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    just keep working on it. I couldn't sing in tune...

    just keep working on it. I couldn't sing in tune the first time i tried to save my life. now i can do it very accuratley. try different scales and intervals that are in your range and pravtice till...
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    Fernandes Sustainers

    I've been seriously considering buying one these to install in a guitar, and i had a few quesions about it:

    1. would it be combatible with a carvin guitar?

    2.i want to have one of those...
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    an interesting fact: guitar world and guitar one...

    an interesting fact:
    guitar world and guitar one were bought out by some other guitar magazine company (the name escapes me at the moment, but it's published in japan) and starting early 2004 they...
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