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  1. I think it is a good idea to practice singing the...

    I think it is a good idea to practice singing the intervals too. You can feel the resonance when you sing which is interesting the first time you notice it. It is a great way to internalize the...
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    You might be interested to research on Ling Lun...

    You might be interested to research on Ling Lun and the "foundation tone". He developed a tweleve tone system around 2700bc based on dividing by thirds. He made a series of definitively tuned...
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    You have to do some for ABRSM music exams. They...

    You have to do some for ABRSM music exams. They start pretty easy though. They limit the range and size of the steps when you start. It is a great exercise for your ear though.

    There is a...
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    If you look at modern V7-Imaj7, pretty much any...

    If you look at modern V7-Imaj7, pretty much any note can be used. It think it might be better to think about how the tones work with the cadence.

    The chords notes move very easily between a...
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    With the sony rootkit...

    With the sony rootkit, payola and sueing dead people the record industry is it's own worst enemy.

    It's just sad it's the artists that end up loosing out.
  6. Checkout squarepusher. Really interesting stuff...

    Checkout squarepusher. Really interesting stuff and much of it actually played rather than programmed.

    Another one to check out is Jojo Mayer with Nerve. This guy plays drum n' bass on a drum...
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    Yeah sorry that came off all wrong and worse I...

    Yeah sorry that came off all wrong and worse I was actually thinking of another book. The gateway to guitar improvisation...
    http://www.elderly.com/books/items/49-842058.htm

    That book was a real...
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    I found that copping licks from the 'beano'...

    I found that copping licks from the 'beano' Bluesbreakers album or any of the cream albums is the way to go for learning regular rock and blues licks. I'm pretty sure that's how many guys get...
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    That book drove me nuts. It's like a recipe for...

    That book drove me nuts. It's like a recipe for becoming the most boring soloist ever. I get the point about targeting chord tones on different beats but honestly thats not that big a concept to...
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    These stretches are the go.... ...

    These stretches are the go....

    http://www.musicianshealth.com/stretches.htm
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    Sorry for the long post. A lot of difficulty...

    Sorry for the long post.

    A lot of difficulty of barre's comes from posture. I've found the following help...

    1.) Wear you guitar strap up high like a nerd.

    2.) Point the headstock more...
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    I don't think synesthesia is much fun. Imagine...

    I don't think synesthesia is much fun. Imagine your vision turning white in from the sound of your car's engine while your on the freeway.

    I saw a show on professional tasters and perfumers and...
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    Yeah Chet Atkins tunes make me smile when I play...

    Yeah Chet Atkins tunes make me smile when I play them. I'm sure the theme from the muppets would do the same. I like the Chet version of little red riding hood from that site, it's pretty easy too.
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    I can do a little of it. Aside from Chet Atkins,...

    I can do a little of it. Aside from Chet Atkins, another artist with some good easier songs for Travis Picking is Adrian Legg. I play this stuff on an classical guitar which is much easier. ...
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    University is a great place to get a degree, it's...

    University is a great place to get a degree, it's also a great place to..

    1.) Meet other musicians and get a band together
    2.) Get paying gigs easily
    3.) Build up an audience
    4.) Get paying...
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    Beer is NOT good for joints. The alcohol in Beer...

    Beer is NOT good for joints. The alcohol in Beer gets broken down into lactic acid which is the same as the acid the builds up in joints. The kidneys have to work over time to break down the...
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    You can practice playing chromatic scales up and...

    You can practice playing chromatic scales up and down one string. So you play 1-2-3-4 then shift up the neck and play 5-6-7-8 and so on. If you play with a metronome and keep all the notes even in...
  18. :confused: well go buy a copy of tv guide then...

    :confused: well go buy a copy of tv guide then and stop buggin;' us music theory geeks
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    The second way is much easier to follow and more...

    The second way is much easier to follow and more common. I like it when people start a new line every four bars but its by no means standard.
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    You can get it right here...

    You can get it right here.
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    I'd say you are definitely better of learning...

    I'd say you are definitely better of learning real pieces.

    When sight reading, you don't read each note and say "thats an e then thats an f then a c". You would probably go "that's an e, the...
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    Great Stuff! I wonder if they taped the second...

    Great Stuff! I wonder if they taped the second half after he came back from the break.
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    There are lots of exercises you can create with a...

    There are lots of exercises you can create with a metronome to improve your timing. Here are some that can be tricky but will help your sense of rhythm..

    1) Setting the metronome really slow, to...
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    Eric Taylor's books are geared towards passing...

    Eric Taylor's books are geared towards passing the ABRSM theory exams. These are conservative classical theory exams. The content is geared towards understanding the scores of classical music. So...
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    I had a movement this morning and now I'm feeling...

    I had a movement this morning and now I'm feeling much better :eek:

    I would describe 'Smile' as having a 'Concept Album' form, much like Yes-Close to the Edge or the one about Henry 8th's wives. ...
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