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by -SkiZ-
Tue Jan 01, 2008 2:53 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Over Theroriezed
Replies: 44
Views: 13283

no one will want to spend half a rehearsal explaining to you why that cool lick doesn't sound well with the chord or stuff like that. Why on earth would you need theory for that stuff? You hear it and that`s it! On the other hand if somebody really can`t hear it they should sell their guitar and fi...
by -SkiZ-
Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:59 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Over Theroriezed
Replies: 44
Views: 13283

Theory is of big importance because of the following points: -Comunication: You won't want to play guitar to simple backing tracks all your life, and if you're joining a band, not knowing theory is a big no-no, no one will want to spend half a rehearsal explaining to you why that cool lick doesn't s...
by -SkiZ-
Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:16 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Meshuggah
Replies: 6
Views: 2317

recommendations are welcome! acrid placidity, sublevels, vanished (from the Destroy Erase Improve album) Stengah, Straws Pulled at Random (from the Nothing Album) In Death-Is Death, Sum (from catch thirty thr33) also try to get a song called Unanything, it's form the japanese version of Chaosphere ...
by -SkiZ-
Tue Nov 27, 2007 8:29 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Meshuggah
Replies: 6
Views: 2317

my favorite song is probably sublevels or rational gaze, but i love them all, Meshuggah is my favorite band! check out Sol Niger Within, Fredrik Thordendal's solo album. it's like meshuggah taken to the next level, it also contains my favorite guitar song(and favorite song overall) Zeta-1 Reticuli. ...
by -SkiZ-
Fri Nov 23, 2007 2:11 pm
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: TOP 10 Guitarists according to VH1 & Rock Band
Replies: 18
Views: 5827

top 10 guitarist list are always a goddamned cliché they always put hendrix at #1, not that hendrix wasn't THE pioneer and he was great and all, but i think there are MANY guitarist that regardless of it being thanks to him or not, have suprassed his skills, musicianship and overall good-guitarist-n...
by -SkiZ-
Mon Nov 19, 2007 11:16 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Bite the Theory Bullet
Replies: 10
Views: 3739

compose a lot. i think trying new things while composing has helped me a lot to understand theory even when i wasn't even reading into it, it was until later til I read about and learned the names of the stuff i was doing :?
by -SkiZ-
Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:57 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Lydian progression
Replies: 26
Views: 8849

there are 7 notes, you can arrange them in countless ways, using 3, 4, 5, or even 6 note chords... :P
by -SkiZ-
Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:42 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Improvisation and Phrasing Help
Replies: 9
Views: 3188

I learned(and still have a lot to learn) by fiddling around improvising with my guitar for undefined periods of time(3 minutes to 5 hours). play anything except excercises you already know or things you have learned, do in-the-spot kind of things, either over backing tracks or "a-capella" style...i'...
by -SkiZ-
Wed Oct 03, 2007 9:10 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: buzz bee
Replies: 5
Views: 1701

Die2Live wrote:"A gentleman is someone who knows how to play the accordion, but chooses not to"
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by -SkiZ-
Sun Sep 23, 2007 8:09 am
Forum: General Music Discussion
Topic: Mika...
Replies: 20
Views: 5068

by -SkiZ-
Thu Sep 20, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: key elements for music genre's
Replies: 21
Views: 7113

shredlord wrote:1-b2-4-5-b7. Pick the string near the bridge on clean channel to get a very koto-ish feeling.
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check out 1-b2-4-5-b6
i think it's called the "japanese scale" (at least that's the name they give it in guitar pro hehe)..other sources give me the name "sakura pentatonic"
by -SkiZ-
Thu Sep 20, 2007 12:20 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: key elements for music genre's
Replies: 21
Views: 7113

And I just reply that their imagination is limited and I use Frank and Steve as examples, proof that rock guitar can be a starting point in one's musical development and grow into anything. Music is infinite. :peace true, but we were talking about standard rock, like ac/dc or something. and of cour...
by -SkiZ-
Wed Sep 19, 2007 10:06 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: key elements for music genre's
Replies: 21
Views: 7113

true, but we were talking about standard rock, like ac/dc or something. and of course, zappa and vai are far beyond "standard"
by -SkiZ-
Tue Sep 18, 2007 7:11 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: Breaking strings while playing live
Replies: 21
Views: 7032

FRETPICK wrote:Down a local, breaking a string is like a crime. The looks you get. I think it's funny but some none players have no idea with a floyd why it's so hard to carry on. I've died a death. :D :lol: :P & been given a pink strat to carry on with. :shock:
Now that's the blues.lol
LOL
by -SkiZ-
Tue Sep 18, 2007 7:09 am
Forum: Techniques, Playing Styles and Music Theory
Topic: key elements for music genre's
Replies: 21
Views: 7113

I'm just adding that standart rock also does use (less often though) other church modes, like mixolydian and dorian(from wich minor pentatonic and major pentatonic are also derived) the other modes are used very rarely. and of course some progressive rock bands/musicians use almost as many(or about ...