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by -SkiZ-
Fri May 01, 2009 2:36 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: modes..
Replies: 9
Views: 5518

Re: modes..

burntout is right, what makes modal music, well, modal, is the harmony and more specifically the root note, something would sound modal for as long as the general bass line emphazises its tonic, if you change that, it would sound more like tonal music wich is related to major and minor scales rather...
by -SkiZ-
Wed Apr 22, 2009 1:25 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Epic songs?
Replies: 23
Views: 4520

Re: Epic songs?

Fredrik Thordendal - Sol Niger Within
by -SkiZ-
Thu Apr 02, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Mile High Music Festival
Replies: 7
Views: 2732

Re: Mile High Music Festival

gogol brodello! :headbang :headbang
i'd love to see them live someday
by -SkiZ-
Thu Mar 19, 2009 6:58 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: chord oddity
Replies: 9
Views: 5872

Re: chord oddity

Breeder wrote:tabs are for pussies and lazy asses...
amen!
by -SkiZ-
Thu Mar 05, 2009 10:55 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Country ripping....
Replies: 10
Views: 7356

Re: Country ripping....

I've really gotten into good ol' blazing country, such as the stuff from Chet Atkins or Jerry Reed. I want to learn to play this style as well as I can, but it's tough because it is so far away from the stuff I usually play (rock/metal). For instance, if any of you know the song Jerry's Breakdown, ...
by -SkiZ-
Thu Nov 20, 2008 7:33 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: how do i get the guitar to make a squeaking sound?
Replies: 7
Views: 3209

Re: how do i get the guitar to make a squeaking sound?

preferibly from mattias eklundh, he's the masta!
by -SkiZ-
Mon Nov 03, 2008 9:53 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Math Rock
Replies: 4
Views: 2777

meshuggah is so not start-stop dynamics
by -SkiZ-
Mon Nov 03, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Buckethead vs John Petrucci
Replies: 43
Views: 10833

haven't listened to too much buckethead but what i've heard is not very interesting musically, at least not more than early dream theater. Nowadays-dreamtheater, since train or thought or so is really monotonous and boring as hell.
i'd say i dislike them both, but i dislike petrucci the least
by -SkiZ-
Thu Oct 30, 2008 9:41 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: The Echo Song
Replies: 8
Views: 5314

or just tweak it untul you get it :lol:
by -SkiZ-
Sun Oct 19, 2008 5:28 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Are Musicians Tighter Now Than They Used To Be?
Replies: 18
Views: 3328

if you're talking about studio recordings, IMHO there are many factors nowadays that i think weren't there earlier. -recordings are made in several takes and separately -there is much use(and abuse) of compressors and the like -record-selling is much more demanding so producers must be really really...
by -SkiZ-
Sun Oct 19, 2008 5:22 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Score readers/dodecaphony
Replies: 15
Views: 7111

of course ,me too...however i am practically at kindergarden when it comes to reading music...i've always used my ears and "piano roll"...that's for 7 years or so of selftaughtness...i started taking guitar lessons about 2 months ago and i'm just starting to learn how to read
by -SkiZ-
Fri Sep 26, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: what tecnique Vai don´t use ?
Replies: 17
Views: 6837

he doesn't do this kind of stuff in the beginning of this vid
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGmzlhfIU8g

PS: bulb rocks
by -SkiZ-
Thu Sep 04, 2008 8:22 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Where do you start?
Replies: 15
Views: 7884

writing music is not about having a method, at least that's what i think and i bet most people do too. the creative part of the brain is a mess and so is the creative process of writing music at least until most of it is materialized (that is, written or whatever) and one can start working on struct...
by -SkiZ-
Fri Aug 22, 2008 9:13 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Dancers
Replies: 6
Views: 2497

bellydancers ftw :twisted:
by -SkiZ-
Fri Aug 01, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: that not-so-guitar-centered music
Replies: 13
Views: 4267

meshuggah (guitars are important but it's not guitar-centered)
the mars volta
pain of salvation
ozric tentacles
jordan rudess (i don't like dream theater but rudess' solo albums are nice)
a lot of videogame music