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by PNicholson_RGT
Tue Oct 21, 2008 11:19 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: rock guitar certification?
Replies: 17
Views: 6817

I'd RARELY go down the Rockschool route. RGT is more structured and gives you a lot more information on how to adapt to both rhythm and lead work in nearly every style of guitar playing. I feel that Rockschool 'dumps' more information into learners' brains than RGT. RGT shows you the way forward rat...
by PNicholson_RGT
Thu Jan 31, 2008 2:24 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Chords
Replies: 11
Views: 4825

Big Bad Bill wrote:Take some guitar grade exams and you'll learn all the chords you ever need in a rock context. I'd recommend the RGT exams.
I second that. RGT exams are very well structured and a great way of learning.
by PNicholson_RGT
Sun Jan 20, 2008 4:04 pm
Forum: Studios, Gear, Amps and Effects
Topic: Boss GT-10
Replies: 4
Views: 2418

Booligan wrote:looks like i´m going to have to sell my GT-8 and buy this one. just for the sake of easier user interface.
Thinking about doing the same. Need to see some good tutorial/demo videos on YouTube first!

I do love my GT-8...
by PNicholson_RGT
Sat Dec 15, 2007 1:33 pm
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: Is the correct terminology the Vine of Life or Tree of Life?
Replies: 12
Views: 6562

It's actually called a 'Vine Inlay' - AKA Tree Of Life. Remember, the Jem wasn't the first guitar to have it :wink: sure, but the JEM's is unique as all the others no ? It is indeed, but I was only saying that the idea of having a vine style inlay up the fretboard was not first done on the JEM. Jus...
by PNicholson_RGT
Wed Dec 12, 2007 3:30 pm
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: Is the correct terminology the Vine of Life or Tree of Life?
Replies: 12
Views: 6562

It's actually called a 'Vine Inlay' - AKA Tree Of Life.


Remember, the Jem wasn't the first guitar to have it :wink:
by PNicholson_RGT
Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:18 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Why Do You Play Guitar?
Replies: 30
Views: 8657

joshua202020 wrote:
StevieRayVai wrote:
DiMarzio wrote:Chicks dig a guy who can play fast on guitar... its a fact..











:lol:
I second that, but sometimes you dont even have to show them you can play, you just have to mention it :)
Haha.. :lol: Yeah. It's a plus if you'd say you teach guitar too..
Which I do full time! :D
by PNicholson_RGT
Thu Nov 22, 2007 12:05 pm
Forum: Studios, Gear, Amps and Effects
Topic: Suggestions for my first tube amp!
Replies: 14
Views: 5296

Ive actually just picked up a VC30 1X12 and a 2X10 extension cab. Best choice I've made with regards to amps!
by PNicholson_RGT
Sun Oct 14, 2007 3:22 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: "Upper structure triads"...
Replies: 2
Views: 1819

Upper structure triads is something commonly used in both Pop and Jazz, major triads are mostly used but minor and diminished are also available. They are written as "slashchords" for exampe: A/F, G/Ab, Dm(b5)/G, Ebm/Db etc. So it is a regular triad with a different root than any inversion of the t...
by PNicholson_RGT
Tue Sep 04, 2007 10:34 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Buckethead's Acoustic Shards
Replies: 11
Views: 4621

I've always said this - go listen to a guy called Tommy Emmanuel.

He'll show you how an acoustic guitar should be played!
by PNicholson_RGT
Fri Aug 31, 2007 8:56 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Steve Vai in bed with Madonna
Replies: 4
Views: 2361

wtf, moderators, please give this guy a warning and delete this topic 1. A waste of my time and everybody else's time 2. A waste of bandwidth for the Vai.com forums 3. Not considerate for Vai - this is why people HATE newspapers for insulting artists by making up crap - this is how it gets started. ...
by PNicholson_RGT
Fri Aug 31, 2007 7:06 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: What is Steve Vai
Replies: 30
Views: 10437

to all the people who feel that third option was better, u could also not vote, i challenge you to name a songwriter, who is a household name, so known that people in bloody bombay have heard them, and are recognized for their virtousity. this is hard for people on this forum too understand, who se...
by PNicholson_RGT
Fri Aug 31, 2007 6:11 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: What is Steve Vai
Replies: 30
Views: 10437

Booligan wrote:
pataman wrote:
ChRis #1 wrote:mikey :roll:
seconded man, calm down. mikey, just because you dont like comparing people doesnt mean others cant or shouldnt. why call people dumb?
indeed, this place quickly turning into a "mikey forum".
Mikey, I'm completely with you on this one.
by PNicholson_RGT
Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:01 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Check this out (What does it mean to be in tune?)
Replies: 31
Views: 17538

Re: Check this out

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by PNicholson_RGT
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:46 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Reading sheet music
Replies: 9
Views: 3274

I was giving the answer to the question. Seemed strange that someone asked a question about something specific (i.e where middle C is) and someone replied without actually answering the specific question. Q: Where is D on a guitar? A: An F is at the 1st fret on the E string. . . . :roll: and a D is...
by PNicholson_RGT
Wed Aug 22, 2007 2:36 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Reading sheet music
Replies: 9
Views: 3274

I was giving the answer to the question. Seemed strange that someone asked a question about something specific (i.e where middle C is) and someone replied without actually answering the specific question.

Q: Where is D on a guitar?

A: An F is at the 1st fret on the E string.

. . . :roll: