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by matsimpson
Sun Aug 31, 2008 11:39 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: What made vai study metaphysics?
Replies: 96
Views: 23096

Seems to me that we're confusing metaphysics with mysticism here... As a soon to be philosophy student I'm familiar with studying metaphysics (and metaphysicians)and it has absolutely nothing to do with the occult, new age stuff, crop circles or anything. It's really just trying to understand what t...
by matsimpson
Sat Dec 22, 2007 8:58 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: The lydian mode
Replies: 11
Views: 4713

lol nice one :p
by matsimpson
Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:45 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Now we run
Replies: 3
Views: 2241

Now we run

Does anyone have a tab of this song as its been played live on the Sound Theories tour? i found the "Now we run cue" guitar pro which has some of what the band play live but missing loads... I love the song, especially with the elegant violin section going straight back into a Vai tapping frenzy :D ...
by matsimpson
Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:26 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Philosophy and Music
Replies: 26
Views: 5894

I found a very interesting article about the life of a modern philosopher http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2007/dec/08/workandcareers5 . However the reason I'm posting it here is because it has a very interesting little segment about a third of the way down: It's about music being a repeatable form o...
by matsimpson
Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:07 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Km Pee Du Wee help....
Replies: 34
Views: 10578

Yeah I agree, its such a cool lick :D And playing it is really fun too.
by matsimpson
Wed Dec 12, 2007 1:17 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Km Pee Du Wee help....
Replies: 34
Views: 10578

Ahh thanks Bakerman!
by matsimpson
Wed Dec 12, 2007 10:08 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Km Pee Du Wee help....
Replies: 34
Views: 10578

I think i got it from the powertab website when it was still going...
by matsimpson
Tue Dec 11, 2007 11:35 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Km Pee Du Wee help....
Replies: 34
Views: 10578

Im having trouble with this part:
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Ive tried looking at the G3 video but cant work out if 1) this tab is right 2) if its the right fingering if it is right.

Help?!
by matsimpson
Tue Dec 11, 2007 11:29 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: The lydian mode
Replies: 11
Views: 4713

The simpsons theme uses this scale its cool but weird!
by matsimpson
Thu Aug 16, 2007 1:49 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: The Secret behind Vai's Psycho taps...
Replies: 18
Views: 7023

FRETPICK wrote:
Tsutsunaras wrote:how does he do that crazy intro parts in You know im here in live in Denver DVD?
Practise.
Exactly :p
by matsimpson
Mon Jul 23, 2007 1:32 pm
Forum: Concert Reviews
Topic: REVIEWS: 22 JUL 2007 - LONDON, UK
Replies: 78
Views: 39502

2nd time ive seen vai, and it eclipsed the first time mainly cus of the crowd :D vai had the audience going crazy and the security guards during the encore were completely pathetic! The atmosphere during the encore was absolutely electric, i managed to get in the rush to the front :D Aside from that...
by matsimpson
Fri Jun 15, 2007 10:34 am
Forum: Photo Gallery and Discussion
Topic: Digital Jems
Replies: 317
Views: 111901

The new sound theories jem i made:

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I want this guitar very badly!
by matsimpson
Sun Jun 10, 2007 2:06 am
Forum: Messageboard Rules and Guidelines and Vai.com Discussion
Topic: album cover
Replies: 2
Views: 4358

Ok thanks mikey :) will post my guitar as soon as its done :D
by matsimpson
Sun Jun 10, 2007 1:50 am
Forum: Messageboard Rules and Guidelines and Vai.com Discussion
Topic: album cover
Replies: 2
Views: 4358

album cover

Mikey, would it be ok if i used the sound theories cover picture on a Digital jem to put in the photo gallery forums here on vai.com? http://www.vai.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php ... gital+jems

Just checking, what with copyright images and all..
thanks :)
Mat
by matsimpson
Sat Jun 09, 2007 6:30 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: I think you'll all agree with this
Replies: 202
Views: 47021

I think all the V- words have run out so theyre replacing B with Vai :|
*tries to think of a context to use bon Vaiage* (i think that ones probably already been used)