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by bakernotes
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Ibanez and Other Guitars
Topic: I miss my Jems and UV
Replies: 4
Views: 5826

Re: I miss my Jems and UV

Get one with an ebony board. You won't regret it.
by bakernotes
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Free-form Forum
Topic: Steve sings with whales
Replies: 1
Views: 1401

Re: Steve sings with whales

Haha. Now that the idea is out there, we'll see if it happens. lol
by bakernotes
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: I'm Starting to Get Bored of Playing
Replies: 19
Views: 24292

Re: I'm Starting to Get Bored of Playing

A lot of people will tell you to try to learn a different style or expand you playing and taste. That might be a good idea, but I don't think it will work. I've been there. You kind of just get burned out and everything feels the same. You need a break. Try to learn a new instrument. Learn piano. It...
by bakernotes
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Steve and David Letterman
Replies: 3
Views: 7949

Re: Steve and David Letterman

I just looked this up on Youtube. That's crazy. I wonder if we started tweeting at Jimmy Fallon if he would put Steve on there.
by bakernotes
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Buying a guitar
Replies: 1
Views: 880

Re: Buying a guitar

What about a Jem Jr.?
by bakernotes
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: sweep picking and tapping
Replies: 7
Views: 5194

Re: sweep picking and tapping

It's a nice lick. Just not for me. I like sweep picking for an accent in a solo. Something that is rare and used to make a point. It should be something to add to your sound texture, not something that makes up your entire sound. That's just my opinion. I would much rather learn different styles of ...
by bakernotes
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Learning and practicing for a kind-of experienced player
Replies: 1
Views: 2865

Re: Learning and practicing for a kind-of experienced player

I completely understand what you're saying. A while ago I got sick of all the big name virtuoso players who just kind of seem to be showing off in their music. There was something missing after a while. No soul or feeling. It was just show. Blues with some real gritty improvising is where it's at fo...
by bakernotes
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: How to play as a real kid!
Replies: 11
Views: 19409

Re: How to play as a real kid!

There is no absolutes. School is good for some things and bad for others. Structure is good for progress and sometimes bad for creativity. You take the good with the bad in order to become a balanced person and musician. That's just how it works. Yin and Yang.
by bakernotes
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Techniques and proper way of practicing
Replies: 2
Views: 13130

Re: Techniques and proper way of practicing

The biggest thing that you have to remember when practicing guitar is that practice doesn't make perfect. Practice makes permanent. If you practice something wrong over and over again, you will eventually engrain the wrong playing technique into your repertoire. You need to practice playing somethin...
by bakernotes
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: Jemini
Replies: 13
Views: 9586

Re: Jemini

That seems odd. I wonder if its a connection problem or something. Have you tried different cables or possibly taken it apart to see if there is a loose connection or something?
by bakernotes
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: New Jem77P
Replies: 2
Views: 7226

Re: New Jem77P

I noticed the same thing. Kind of disappointing. They are becoming difficult to find in decent shape and for a reasonable price.
by bakernotes
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: Evo wiring
Replies: 1
Views: 6118

Re: Evo wiring

Have you checked the Ibanez Steve Vai Jem-EVO replica or the Terminator Mad Hatter EVO kit yet?
by bakernotes
Sun Jun 09, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: Steve Vai's Generation Axe Rack
Replies: 4
Views: 1716

Re: Steve Vai's Generation Axe Rack

It's either Synergy Amps or a Fractal. Steve uses both.