Search found 114 matches

by James W
Mon Sep 26, 2005 11:11 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: best guitarist all around
Replies: 17
Views: 3261

Guthrie Govan, no question.
by James W
Thu Sep 08, 2005 2:45 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: cold hands
Replies: 27
Views: 3936

I think it's worse sweating too much.
by James W
Sat Sep 03, 2005 6:48 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: cold hands
Replies: 27
Views: 3936

Re: cold hands

I have this weard problem. Usually at evenigns my hands get cold and when I try to play i just doesn't work. I have to warm up very long before I can play anything. And when I say very long I mean something like 30 minutes. This happens never at day. Does anybody else have similar problems? Or reas...
by James W
Sat Sep 03, 2005 6:44 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Dead and gone.
Replies: 28
Views: 4426

When I go through phases like that, I always force myself to do at least an hour of practise a day, cos I know that when I get the drive and feel for music back in me, I will have regretted not practising before.


J
by James W
Fri Aug 26, 2005 3:21 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: s t r e t c h
Replies: 17
Views: 2433

Indeed.


However, unlike Rusty, Lane and Holdsworth actually make theirs' sound musically amiable.


J
by James W
Fri Aug 26, 2005 3:18 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: 16ths
Replies: 21
Views: 2600

Please note the correct term for '16ths' is semi-quavers. J Sorry to get pedantic but I have always understood that standard note lengths in the UK are described as "crotchet, quaver, semi-quaver, demisemi quaver, hemidemisemi quaver, etc" whilst the accepted standard in the USA is to describe the ...
by James W
Thu Aug 25, 2005 3:56 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Shred Sick
Replies: 34
Views: 4219

There are far more guitarists out there guilty of wanking.

See Michael Angelo.


J
by James W
Thu Aug 25, 2005 3:52 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: 16ths
Replies: 21
Views: 2600

VaiWorshiper91 wrote:is it necessary to spell it the way you want it? last time i checked, this is america, a free country. anyways, is there anyone out there who can play at 200+ bpm? id really like to find out.
This is the internet, dude. It's the whole frickin' world :P

J
by James W
Wed Aug 24, 2005 8:54 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: classical p-ami fingering question
Replies: 16
Views: 2548

That was great Ricardo! Reminded me of Paco de Lucia a lot! :D



J
by James W
Wed Aug 24, 2005 8:43 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: 16ths
Replies: 21
Views: 2600

Please note the correct term for '16ths' is semi-quavers.


EDIT: Please note 'ppl' is spelt: 'people'.


J
by James W
Wed Aug 24, 2005 8:40 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: s t r e t c h
Replies: 17
Views: 2433

Rusty Cooley does four note per string pentatonics like that. Super fast, naturally.


J
by James W
Thu Aug 18, 2005 6:34 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: What songs to play in coffee houses?
Replies: 43
Views: 6480

Allemande from Bach's lute suite in E minor rocks.



J
by James W
Wed Aug 17, 2005 7:40 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: How To Improvise
Replies: 22
Views: 4592

Penelope wrote:Improvising is the worst time to try and practice.
John Coltrane practised whilst improvising. And f*** me did he sound good.



J
by James W
Tue Aug 16, 2005 3:39 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: guitarists under 18
Replies: 75
Views: 11364

Age doesn't really matter. Satriani was not amazing in his teens. John Coltrane was a really late comer. And as I've pointed out Allan Holdsworth stated when he was 17.

Theres no point in lamenting one's age. Just work hard.


J
by James W
Sat Aug 13, 2005 4:23 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: economy or alternate?
Replies: 15
Views: 2586

treeduck wrote:Penelope you're back!!! :? :shock:
Whats important is that I'm back.

And I will point out that economy is VERY theoretically difficult for improvising, as you have to quickly figure out the most economical way of picking each passage.


J