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  1. Thread: Music and YOU

    by Greg
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    Aaaah... feels good to be back...

    I've done some soul searching for a few months now about what I want to achieve with my music, and what I've come up with is this:

    I want to create stories, fiction or real, where the lyrics works...
  2. Thread: #300

    by Greg
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    Wohoo! 100 posts!! Yeah baby YEAH!! :D

    Wohoo! 100 posts!! Yeah baby YEAH!! :D
  3. Thread: New Now Playing

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    Yeah, they went in the studio in March I think,...

    Yeah, they went in the studio in March I think, so hopefully it'll come in October. Also, Petrucci was aiming to finish his solo album before DT started their recording session, so that sould come...
  4. Thread: New Now Playing

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    Satriani - "Flying in a blue dream", I dig the...

    Satriani - "Flying in a blue dream", I dig the vocal tunes

    Garsed, Gambale, Lane - "So what" (from "centrifugal funk"), what can you say...

    Steve Morse - "Split decision", Morse is King.

    Vai...
  5. Thread: Shifting the arm

    by Greg
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    This helped me alot (and I hope it helps you...

    This helped me alot (and I hope it helps you too):

    Rest the pick on the low e-string, keep your wrist in line with your forearm. Now, move the pick SLOWLY across all strings to the high e-string...
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    Cool thread! I think one thing that makes a...

    Cool thread!

    I think one thing that makes a big difference between beginners and advanced players is synchronization between the hands. I've seen people who could play very fast with both hands...
  7. Thread: New Now Playing

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    Steve Vai - Alien love secrets. "Bad Horsie" is...

    Steve Vai - Alien love secrets. "Bad Horsie" is heavy! And who can resist "Ya-Yo Gakk"?

    The Dave Weckl Band - Rhythm of the soul (with Buzz Feiten and Gambale). Some cool fusion tunes, and there's...
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    Upgrade or buy new?

    Hi!

    I hope someone can shed some light on this. I've come across some money (legally...), and I've been drooling over the old Petrucci-model (the Ibanez) for a while now. The thing is it costs...
  9. Yeah, and didn't some of the members form a band...

    Yeah, and didn't some of the members form a band to preach their way of life? I think one of their hits was called "Y.M.C.A" or something like that... ;)
  10. Thread: Hi Guys!!!!

    by Greg
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    Welcome to ibreathe! You've come to the right...

    Welcome to ibreathe!

    You've come to the right place if you want great articles and a forum full of great musicians willing to share their experiences and thoughts to help you on your journey. BTW,...
  11. ...it's quite intresting to see how far people...

    ...it's quite intresting to see how far people would go to blame bands like Judas Priest. If a guy puts a shotgun in his mouth, itīs not his fault, he just happened to listen to a Judas Priest album...
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    Hi guys, I have a question concerning...

    Hi guys,

    I have a question concerning practice. I have a schedule based on the good ol Petrucci folder-method:

    Warm-ups

    Technique:
    - Picking
    - Legato
    - Arpeggios
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    I agree, speed should be a tool to help you...

    I agree, speed should be a tool to help you express your musical ideas, not the goal itself.
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    Cool... I'll see if I can nail that one... :)

    Cool... I'll see if I can nail that one... :)
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    Yeah, it's nice. How many strings did you use for...

    Yeah, it's nice. How many strings did you use for that sweep?
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    ...by that I mean I didn't think you'd be able to...

    ...by that I mean I didn't think you'd be able to deliver to that awesome description, but judging from the licks in that soundclip you did... and then some... :)
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    I stand corrected...

    :D :D :D
  18. Thread: study time

    by Greg
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    Hi and welcome to ibreathe! I HIGHLY...

    Hi and welcome to ibreathe!

    I HIGHLY recommend these articles by John Petrucci:

    Practice Makes Perfect, part 1
    Practice Makes Perfect, part 2
    Practce Makes Perfect, part 3

    Also, read...
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    Hey Eric, yeah, I remember you talking about the...

    Hey Eric, yeah, I remember you talking about the computer crash, what a bummer... I had one about two years ago. Man, I think I lost like 100 important documents!

    I really dig powertab, can't wait...
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    Yeah, I noticed that when I printed out some...

    Yeah, I noticed that when I printed out some articles a while back, but now I just rewrite the examples in powertab and put in the ptb-files in the articles instead of the old ones. Much better!...
  21. Thread: My hand hurts!

    by Greg
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    Go Sweden!! :D Keep in mind that your hands...

    Go Sweden!! :D

    Keep in mind that your hands are full of muscles that need training just like the rest of the body (mostly). Would you jog on the spot and suddenly dive into a split Bruce Lee...
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    I found this at a Q&A: "Q: When was made the...

    I found this at a Q&A:

    "Q: When was made the metal version of (Mission Impossible, Top Gun, etc) theme by Joe, and where can we find it?
    A: That's just a hoax! I never recorded anything by that...
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    AAAARRGH!!! I've been living a lie!! :D Oh...

    AAAARRGH!!! I've been living a lie!! :D
    Oh well, life goes on...
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    "Top Gun-theme" - Satriani (still makes me cry......

    "Top Gun-theme" - Satriani (still makes me cry... You're the man, Satch! :D )

    Seriously, what about "love bites" by Def Leppard?
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    This is unfortunately a common problem. I had...

    This is unfortunately a common problem. I had this problem myself, until I discovered how to practise correctly (atleast for me). Please read this essey by Jamey Andreas:

    Discover your discomfort ...
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