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by euterpe
Thu Dec 18, 2008 1:43 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: dominant pentatonics to imply modes
Replies: 5
Views: 5402

Re: dominant pentatonics to imply modes

Other approaches. Didn't Paul Gilbert show in a DVD the ways of using the pentatonic scale with all scale degrees in use. Can't think of the name of the dvd at the mo, sorry. Itense Rock II maybe. Hockey shirt. im pretty sure that you're talking about guitars from mars, he goes through each possibl...
by euterpe
Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:32 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: dominant pentatonics to imply modes
Replies: 5
Views: 5402

dominant pentatonics to imply modes

I am a student of dave martone, if you dont know him or his playing you should check it out at davemartone.com. we've been working with dominant pentatonics 2 notes per string + five different box shapes etc... A7 ----------------------3-7-3----------------------- ------------------5-7-------7-5----...
by euterpe
Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:05 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Learning the modes
Replies: 46
Views: 20770

This is the way that i think about modes, scales and fretboard knowledge it might help you guys, sorry about the length i just started gettin into it! What really helped me with modes/and overall fretboard knowledge was learning not only scales etc.. but learning intervals. For example, say your hol...
by euterpe
Fri May 09, 2008 12:00 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Tendinitis
Replies: 4
Views: 2751

i was just wondering what any one else's experiences were.

I went to the doctor and he told me to go to physio and take inflammatory

and that seems to be helping, the lady there has me doing stretches etc...

its just a very slow process of healing but i guess there is no way around it
by euterpe
Thu May 08, 2008 7:38 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Jazz books
Replies: 5
Views: 3381

use the jamey aebersold books they are amazing you can buy them at almost any music store, and they all come with backing tracks of a real band, usually drums, bass and piano http://aebersold.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Category_Code=AEBALL i would recommend volume one and volume three bu...
by euterpe
Thu May 08, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Tendinitis
Replies: 4
Views: 2751

Tendinitis

Has anyone ever had problems themselves with tendinitis that was caused by the guitar.

If so, what advice were you given by a doctor or any other reliable source
by euterpe
Thu Feb 07, 2008 5:56 pm
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: how fast is Steve?
Replies: 198
Views: 63082

vai must be frustrated when shredheads expect certain things out of him and they just dont get it

but as for Herman Li, im not one to put down guitar players but he is really sloppy live and on most videos ive seen of him.
by euterpe
Thu Feb 07, 2008 5:47 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Post-Lay Off Excellence!
Replies: 20
Views: 8355

It seems that everyone notices this and for me its personally about enjoyment of playing its hard to argue that continued practice wont lead to success, but with a break a cluttered mind feels more confident and free i went on vacation for a 2 weeks in the summer, no guitar then i went to the music ...
by euterpe
Fri Jan 18, 2008 8:02 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Guthrie Govan
Replies: 16
Views: 6446

i had no idea who this guy was, i pretty much still dont
but i just watched the Guthrie Govan - Fives on youtub
this guy is a monster player, hes rock solid too!
by euterpe
Mon Jan 07, 2008 3:34 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: exhausted after practicing 8 hrs:(
Replies: 47
Views: 20566

i think 8 hours is good practice if you got the chops but even if you do you should be taking breaks and maybe a nap. A couple of my friends practice that much everyday, i play for at least four hours a day but i get more done then they do becuase i am way more focused. i think even an hour of extre...
by euterpe
Wed Dec 19, 2007 5:16 pm
Forum: Studios, Gear, Amps and Effects
Topic: Fender Bassman trick?
Replies: 1
Views: 1619

Fender Bassman trick?

I was at the music store and i was playing on a Fender Bassman 59 reiusse There are 4 inputs, 2 bright and 2 normal, i was just plugged into one of the normal inputs. and one of the guys that worked there came up and was like, hey i like your tone your getting right now, but check this out. and he t...
by euterpe
Sun Dec 16, 2007 8:56 pm
Forum: Studios, Gear, Amps and Effects
Topic: Good Compressor
Replies: 24
Views: 7861

i went to the guitar store to try a few out all they had was the boss compression/sustainer

i tried it out but it was noisy, and it sucked a bit of tone off
everyone there kept saying go for the keeley or diamond if you have the $$$
by euterpe
Sun Dec 16, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Is Steve improvising or are his solos written out?
Replies: 22
Views: 8603

theres some magazines and videos were vai says that he has the rhythm guitar worked out and then he improvises over it and comes up with either the melody or the solo
he talks about that in the video with him explaining freak show excess,
by euterpe
Thu Dec 13, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: Studios, Gear, Amps and Effects
Topic: Good Compressor
Replies: 24
Views: 7861

the keeley was one of the compressors i was looking at, i havent tried one yet but i would like too
by euterpe
Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:09 pm
Forum: Studios, Gear, Amps and Effects
Topic: Good Compressor
Replies: 24
Views: 7861

Good Compressor

ive been looking at a few compressors lately I was just wondering if anyones has any suggestions of certain ones to stay away from.