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by Luan
Mon Sep 14, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Twitter | stevevai: Just got a git from Ibanez that has some
Replies: 55
Views: 11904

Re: Twitter | stevevai: Just got a git from Ibanez that has some

A jem with the special frets?
by Luan
Thu Apr 24, 2008 7:48 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Reasons to change the standard of tuning from 440 to 432
Replies: 37
Views: 12310

I have 440 reasons why I don't want to change the standart tuning of A=440
by Luan
Sun Jan 20, 2008 6:56 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: What do you see?
Replies: 15
Views: 6688

I see the notes, the scale i'm using at the moment in the entire fretboard and all the possible arpeggios.
by Luan
Tue Jan 15, 2008 6:01 pm
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: the riddle live
Replies: 20
Views: 7360

He should play that song live.
C'mon steve, bring a 7 string to road!
Petrucci does it and doesn't bring a back up! Why wouldn't you be able to do the same?
by Luan
Fri Dec 21, 2007 8:51 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: exhausted after practicing 8 hrs:(
Replies: 47
Views: 15664

Don't drink energy drink, drink water, they are right.
Eat.
Rest for 5 minutes or then every now and then.
That's it.
by Luan
Fri Dec 14, 2007 2:18 pm
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: Vai about the True-Temperament System and his new Doubleneck
Replies: 45
Views: 16036

it depends.
try to play van halen riffs, all those triads with distortion, it will sound horrible.
running with the devil for example.
by Luan
Fri Dec 14, 2007 1:39 pm
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: Vai about the True-Temperament System and his new Doubleneck
Replies: 45
Views: 16036

and why did you said that?
I don't get it.
by Luan
Fri Dec 14, 2007 1:30 pm
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: Vai about the True-Temperament System and his new Doubleneck
Replies: 45
Views: 16036

what?

Play that chord, listen to it
put distorsion on and listen to it again, then tune correctly that note and listen to it again, even with distortion it will sound in tune.
by Luan
Fri Dec 14, 2007 12:48 pm
Forum: Steve's Guitars and Gear
Topic: Vai about the True-Temperament System and his new Doubleneck
Replies: 45
Views: 16036

Anyone that learned Die to Live would notice that the A chord on the riff is out of tune, it's more noticeable when played with distortion. The C# of the 2nd string is the most out of tune note of that chord. The awesome thing, is that if you out of tune a little the 2nd string (I think that making ...
by Luan
Tue Dec 04, 2007 8:13 am
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Another "Visual Sound Theories" question.........
Replies: 14
Views: 3893

I thought that it was strange coming from Steve.
by Luan
Mon Dec 03, 2007 8:59 pm
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Another "Visual Sound Theories" question.........
Replies: 14
Views: 3893

Mikey wrote:
Luan wrote:That is not cool, I thought Steve had more respect for the people that plays with him.
Uh, dude, they are joking. Neither of those things happened.

Mikey
vai.com
ahhahaha, for a moment I thought he was a tirant!
by Luan
Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:08 pm
Forum: All About Steve
Topic: Another "Visual Sound Theories" question.........
Replies: 14
Views: 3893

That is not cool, I thought Steve had more respect for the people that plays with him.
by Luan
Sun Oct 07, 2007 12:22 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: The lydian mode
Replies: 11
Views: 4602

When we talk about flat 7th, we are talking about mixolydian in a way. When we talk about sharp 4th, we talk about lydian. But! there is a mode called lydian b7 (or more rarely, mixolydian #4) that is the fourth mode of the melodic minor. Basically it is a major scale with a sharp fourth and flat se...
by Luan
Sun Apr 22, 2007 7:57 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Question for Steve about zappa's improvisation
Replies: 4
Views: 1677

That scale is cool for making effects, like in movies/games, etc
by Luan
Sun Apr 08, 2007 5:38 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Question for Steve about zappa's improvisation
Replies: 4
Views: 1677

Question for Steve about zappa's improvisation

Hi to everybody, it would be great if steve or anyone could tell me something that I have doubt: When Zappa improvised, his choices of notes were awesome, he played notes like if he were a violinist, it is hard to explain in words. My dad said he uses indian scales, wich I can't confirm, but it coul...