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by atifman
Thu Feb 17, 2005 5:13 pm
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: What is the COOLEST guitar Steve owns?
Replies: 116
Views: 31248

nah, too disco
by atifman
Sun Jan 30, 2005 1:03 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Steve Vai Scale??
Replies: 16
Views: 17466

b2 wrote:. Instead of calling it a half-step, I call it a “quasar.”... Instead of calling it a whole step, I call that a “nova.” .
haha, steve is so wacky
by atifman
Sun Jan 30, 2005 12:50 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Transcribing! Ear Training? help!
Replies: 10
Views: 2026

satriani shouldnt be as hard as vai or yngwie. i think he is, there's a bunch of funky rhythms and irregular groupings in his solos my advice to the guy above is, start off by transcribing songs that don't have solos in them (if you listen to those kinds of songs, ;) ), then do songs with simple so...
by atifman
Thu Dec 09, 2004 11:36 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: the little guitar duel, vai vs. some kid
Replies: 29
Views: 4587

thrashjazzassasin wrote:im pretty sure its played on one of them 'super fret' guitars (or whatever) with 36 frets. Michael Angelo plays them aswell im pretty sure
nah i thought it was done with his eventide harmonizer
the chord sounds too dissonant when play it as a chord on 1 guitar, even if you do play the high A note.
by atifman
Sat Dec 04, 2004 9:36 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Exercise programs.
Replies: 20
Views: 3324

arpeggio is when you have a chord, and you play each note of the chord in succession. off the top of my head, the main riff in Metallica's "Sanitarium", they arpeggiate (make into arpeggios) these chords: 0--0--0--0--0----- 4--5--7--4--2--4-- 2--3--5--5--3--5-- 0--0--0------------ i'm not sure if Va...
by atifman
Fri Dec 03, 2004 8:00 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: things to do with guitar when bored
Replies: 40
Views: 5622

i agree with most of the other guys (the serious answers) play: exotic tunings (screw parallel fifths or 4ths....do flat 5ths) play with a slide mess around with hybrid/chicken picking switch to acoustic guitar for a while tune your guitar like a banjo learn new styles of music like bluegrass: http:...
by atifman
Fri Dec 03, 2004 7:52 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Exercise programs.
Replies: 20
Views: 3324

list everything you want to be good at on a piece of paper find exercises for them practice those exercises of course you don't just want techniques in there, you can practice your songwriting (try to record a small tune everyday) or improvisation skills (find a backing track) or other stuff if you ...
by atifman
Fri Dec 03, 2004 7:44 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: the little guitar duel, vai vs. some kid
Replies: 29
Views: 4587

markelia wrote:man that karate kid sure can wail!
no he can't, he stinks

even though it's just a movie, i still think Jack Butler should've won.
by atifman
Thu Dec 02, 2004 7:22 pm
Forum: Ibanez and Other Guitars
Topic: EMG pickups
Replies: 55
Views: 10319

but doesn't the battery go dead like once a year?
by atifman
Thu Nov 04, 2004 7:44 pm
Forum: Studios, Gear, Amps and Effects
Topic: What kinda cables do you guys use?
Replies: 25
Views: 5421

what do you guys think about this article:
http://www.guitarnuts.com/technical/cords/index.php
by atifman
Sat Aug 28, 2004 6:27 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Crossroads on DVD?
Replies: 140
Views: 32753

so did our petitions and stuff actually work? or did they just release this regardless of anything doing with us? :)
by atifman
Sat Aug 28, 2004 6:18 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Ya Yo Gakk
Replies: 19
Views: 4779

77legend77 wrote:You can see whats happening though - joe satriani is teaching his kid too - so the next generation of guitar gods r gonna be like Vai and Satch............... (Jr)
true, there's also Wolfgang Van Halen
by atifman
Thu Jul 08, 2004 10:25 pm
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Vocal Solo- Touching Tounges
Replies: 11
Views: 1670

the guy has guts though. he's balding at the top of his head, but he has long hair on the rest of the head.

hate that vocal solo on touching tongues though
by atifman
Wed Apr 28, 2004 9:49 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: your practice time schedule/ what lengths do some ppl go to?
Replies: 17
Views: 3481

My practice routine is very organized and structured. I do 2 hours every monday, wed, thurs, doing a variety of stuff from this list: http://www.metaltabs.com/forum/showpost.php?p=112314&postcount=11 i do warm-up exercises for 30 mins, and then i pick 3 things from that list, and i practice it for 3...