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  1. Yea, everyone pick things up differently. I was...

    Yea, everyone pick things up differently. I was just hoping that by sharing my practice methods would come handy to anyone reading it, subsequently developed a new practice method for themselves...
  2. While you are practising with a metronome, record...

    While you are practising with a metronome, record yourself playing it! I recommend using Audacity because it has a metronome itself and you can actually see how much you are missing from the...
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    Oh no, I don't mean it that way! What I meant was...

    Oh no, I don't mean it that way! What I meant was that it is a long journey. Getting a good ear takes longer than expected. What important is that you are practising daily and improving with every...
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    I am not good with my ear as well.. But hey hey!...

    I am not good with my ear as well.. But hey hey! Here's a theory of mine which I hope will help you not get discouraged. :)

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    I like to associate music with colors, or should I say,...
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    @Dwest2419... JonR had told you most of it but...

    @Dwest2419...

    JonR had told you most of it but still.. Let me help you.

    What does a quarter mean? It means 1/4 or to be exact, divided into 4 parts.
    What does an eighth mean? It means 1/8 or...
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    It seems like no one has mentioned about our...

    It seems like no one has mentioned about our fingers anatomy. Allow me to bring this up here. ;)

    If you have not know, our finger phalanges aren't straight. They are round and with curves. Here's...
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    Okay.. I am not good but here's my thoughts on...

    Okay.. I am not good but here's my thoughts on this. I hope it helps you in a way or two.

    Personally, I will tell myself not to focus on the placements to decide where I play an up stroke or down...
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    @Malcolm - I hope it's a fun ride but I kind of...

    @Malcolm - I hope it's a fun ride but I kind of lost quite a huge load of faith being taught by non-academic teachers. Well, I'm still pinning hopes on this new teacher I am learning from now and I...
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    Patching myself up.. Gosh, I need advices!

    Hello again. Uhm, I am looking to patch things up myself, thanks to the teacher I had. In fact, I had gotten to learn from a new teacher but we have just begun our lesson recently so we're gonna see...
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    Thanks Malcolm and JonR! These information had...

    Thanks Malcolm and JonR!

    These information had helped me, clearly.

    @Malcolm - I've tried stacking the scales and it seems that majors, minors, diminished, et cetera are just using a different...
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    Minor.. is confusing me

    Hi again! Apart from my hearing issues, which I had been working really hard - I can hear the root notes of basic major/minor chords already after a few strums now, though it isn't as stable yet but...
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    Ditto! I am only okay with single notes and some...

    Ditto! I am only okay with single notes and some interval and chords are in a mess.

    I'll work on "listening" until I am really used to it.

    Thanks JonR!
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    Thanks for the links! I had just checked them...

    Thanks for the links! I had just checked them out.

    It seems like my issue here is not knowing harmony and how it works? But I can't seem to figure what is the root of a chord yet. I guess I'll...
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    Thanks Malcolm for the encouragement! I'll...

    Thanks Malcolm for the encouragement!

    I'll try to find the one that is the most consonant I guess? I'll try it out and see how it goes. I really hope I can get it though.. I'll try.



    I will...
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    I'm not really good, but I'm gonna throw a penny...

    I'm not really good, but I'm gonna throw a penny of my thoughts here about my understanding of "out". It's going to be very subjective.

    Well, to me, there isn't really anything known as "out"...
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    Thanks JonR, Malcolm and CrossRoads for the...

    Thanks JonR, Malcolm and CrossRoads for the feedbacks. :D

    Uhm, well, I am worried because I can't tell the key of the song by hearing. I read, heard and saw guitarists, after hearing first few...
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    Hearing problems...

    Hi...

    I seem to have hearing problems. I am able to hear and sing according to individual notes, pick and sing along (yep, it's guitar), no issues. Well, I do have a few issues with various...
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