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So I'm watching this Nick Cage movie and this guitar pops up. Anyone know what it is? Best pics I could snag.
What would you think of an able bodied athlete that holds himself up to the standards of the paralympics?
You're reading way too much into it. Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.
>tfw spent thirteen hours tracking guitars at a studio today
>tfw mix engineer sends back a rough mix of a section from one of the songs
>tfw it's top fucking quality
It finally feels like my shitty band might be able to make something of itself
Wow, just wow
I hate these threads sometimes
>F chords ALWAYS sound out of tune on my electric
>to a certain extent on my acoustic too
>if notes are even a fraction of an nth off, it sounds very wrong to me
I feel super autistic about it because most people don't notice note precision like I do but it wigs me the fuck out.
Vapers are even more obnoxious than smokers.
Do you happen to drive a slammed 90s Lexus with its wheels virtually parallel to the ground?
why would people in college give a rat's ass about appearing cool to people way older than us
college students just don't really care about what 30 year olds have to say about trends
If someone wants to declare something to be social truth, and they believe that most others do not have the right opinion about that social truth, can that social truth be true? Surely, majority matters in addition to age group when defining where something stands socially.
>Surely, majority matters in addition to age group when defining where something stands socially.
yeah, and the majority considers college students obnoxious brats that are full of themselves
So a few days back I managed to gouge out some of my guitar's wood around the neck screw hole when I was tightening the neck screw, and the ferrule cut into some of the wood surrounding it.
Thank God the thread hole is unharmed, and the guitar doesn't seem to be damaged. In fact I think I'm getting a little bit more sustain..
Usually F chords shouldn't be the problem, it might come from your fretting or the way you do barre, personally my fingers tend to bend outwards when forcing on them so sometimes barre sounds like shit.
If you're really hyper autism, you can always get a true temperament neck if you don't mind sellign your liver.
Is this a meme guitar? Thinking about getting but need to make sure first
Who cares if some anonymous fuckwit on the internet doesn't like it, you're the one that has to live with it.
If you really want it/have fallen in love with it - buy it.
You don'[t have to justify yourself to anyone.
No it's not, G&L is what Fender wishes it was.
Who cares anyway.
Because alternate picking sounds cooler in metal.
And you can highlight the notes you want when picking or just add in a picked note during a series of pull off/hammer on to make it stand out.
Besides I don't like practicing just one thing.
alternate picking sounds exactly the same.
you can highlight notes fine with economy picking
you can use legato if you really want to with economy picking, the nice thing is that you never really have to.
Economy picking is literally a superior form of picking.
>alternate picking sounds exactly the same.
Not if you're angling your pick and using palm mute, which changes a lot the sound it makes.
>you can highlight notes fine with economy picking
It's going to stand out more if you're picking with force.
And how the fuck are you going to tremolo pick if you're sticking with economy picking ?
wew lad almost forgot I had to not have fun
Shawn Lane economy picks all his string skipping licks, what are you talking about m8?
Almost all fast players economy pick in some way, the ones that don't usually aren't that great.
angling your pick has nothing to do with economy picking, economy picking is simply playing a lick as effecient as possible in terms of movement. It's literally a superior way of playing.
And economy picking involves using pull offs/hammer ons to get rid of the picking movement, which in the case of rythmic playing may sound worse.
I'm not saying economy picking is shit, I'm just saying that in some cases, picking everything will sound better.
That's what I've been trying to make him understand.
Based Dave Davidson from Revocation even uses chicken picking even though he's playing metal, you can use pretty much every technique everywhere if you do it right.
So I wanna learn bass and a friend of a bassist trend of mine is offering me an used ibañez for 600.000 pesos colombianos (give or take 200 bucks). Is it worth it? It is something like pic related
>unironically using the term "shredfags" in a guitar discussion
Buy a big amp and you'll be gigging as soon as you can hold a root note. SR basses are surprisingly good value, at 200$ it seems like a steal.
That's swamp ash, I don't know why but Ibanez seems to use a lot less basswood on their basses compared to their guitars.
I just re-read the whole thing and noticed it is just an SR and not an SR600. It could be good if it is not a GSR, those are more or less hit or miss, with a proper setup they can be acceptable to learn on.
grip too tight, u need to hold it good. try taking a chord shape up and down the neck a bit. intonate the thing, neck relief, string height. if it hurts to play ur doing it wrong senpai f.a.m
This. People will cheer for whatever is currently trendy. Nowadays it's 2k+ boutique pedalboards and uninspired chords.
ITT: Post your top 10 guitarists
>Stephen O'Malley (for his ongoing ingenuity with guitar sounds)
>Stevie Ray Vaughan (I'll let him speak for all blooz guitarists)
>Varg Vikernes (he's actually a brilliant riff artist)
>Rodrigo Y Gabriela
>Alexi Laiho (this motherfucker can play and I don't even like the genre)
>>Varg Vikernes (he's actually a brilliant riff artist)
Varg's maybe shit technically, but I agree, he has some really nice ideas when playing guitar, like in Sverddans where he plays on the second minor/major while letting two strings ring. He should do more guitar centric albums, not necessarily black metal.
I am getting pic related for my birthday. At the same time, I have been wanting a guitar equipped with a Floyd Rose tremolo for ever.
I am thinking of buying this guitar and ordering a Floyd Rose system and letting it be assembled on the guitar. I suppose some guitar tech has to saw through the body to make place for the tremolo and so on, do you think that it is possible?
Do guitar shops take these kinds of requests?
How meni dollars might htis cost?s
>Dad teaches me how to play
>Parents divorce some years down the road
>Visit my dad after years of not seeing him
>Show him how good I got at improvising the Blues scales he taught me
>My dad gives me his Gibson Les Paul Studio
>Get a qt gf, have a kid
>qt leaves with my kid
>CHILD SUPPORT PAPERS
>Pay checks get raped
>Have to sell my Gibson and my Marshall half stack to pay backed support
Now I have a piece of shit acoustic I got from guitar center.
Life can be a real downer sometimes.
Same shit happened to me no kid tho I gotta pay alimoney.
Les to Schecter, still don't know why :(
Let that be a lesson kids broads take half ur shit, get alimoney, fuck other dudes on ur dime.
Just fuckin' kill me now.
i don't know how much a floyd rose itself costs, i'm just talking about the amount a luthier will charge to do the work, so add on the price of a floyd rose on top of what he'll charge for his time spent routing the body and installing it
it's seriously not worth it.
This is what you want. It's a Kahler.
No, that volume knob, why there?
Best overall, Gibson Custom Shop.
Best acoustic, Martin
Best Superstrat, Jackson USA Custom Shop/ Caparason ties. No Mayonaisse for you
Best meme, Rondo
Best tone polish, Gibson.
Best tone knobs, Gibson.
Best tone strings, GHS
>C'mon fight me
he's playing arpeggios then descending with all the scale tones on to the next scale tone from where he started
he starts on A, the first one sounds like a dominant 7 arpeggio (which isn't in the key of Amaj, so he's wrong), then he plays all the scale tones descending down to the B, and then plays another arpeggio start on the B, descends on all the scale tones down to the C#, and it keeps going like that
if you want to do stuff like that you can just make your own. play an A major arpeggio starting at the 5th fret, end on the first octave, descend down to the B and then play a B min arpeggio up until the first octave, then descend with all the scale tones down to the C#, then play a C#minor arpeggio, etc. basically you're just following a chord scale by playing their arpeggios and scales and then switching to the next chord in the chord scale, while staying in the same position.
that stuff is good so you can get your fingers used to switching scales in one position instead of flying all around the next
fuck it, jackson it is, can't decide between super strat or V though. I like jackson cause they offer maple fretboards but hate that pointy headstock
One of their thin models is so cool. I forget the name but it's close to a les paul doublecut shape and ridiculously thin, sounded and felt great. I would totally buy one if I didn't already have too many guitars.
Haven't tried that one. I believe the one I played was the imperial. I was surprised how good it felt.
I like Rick Kelly's guitars and he doesn't charge out the ass for them.
>disgusted at Batio
>not at the whole list
Yeah pretty good I like hellmann's model
>not liking atonal tapping
>cherry picking random video of him noodling
Well it is 100+ year reclaimed pine from New York City buildings. These sound better than any Tele I've played from any other builder, Fender included. He does everything by hand
Are jackson Pro series made in Mexican factory such as Charvel? If yes why such huge price difference?
>cherry picking random video
I literally googled "buckethead solo" and it was there. He's just a guitar wanker. But I guess so are you, otherwise I can't understand how could you like Batio and Gregory (who can't even keep his timing right)
>I like jackson cause they offer maple fretboards but hate that pointy headstock
>He's just a guitar wanker
I could go on.
moved from guitar to bass. I'm still kind of lost on how to create a tone that works well with the band. We're playing some stoner right now and I'd like to get a similar sound that Red Fang has: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0mq3F4Dn6I
I've got an Ibanez SR500 bass with active EQ, Bass Terror 500 Hybrid amp paired with Peavey 410TX, Joyo OCD clone and a Big Muff.
I know Red Fang uses full tube Sunn amps and P-basses, but I think with the Orange I can pretty close. Any advice on what kind of EQ I should go for with the amp and the bass? The amps EQ is mid cut and treble/bass boost only.
You've got to learn how to fill the other frequencies in order to get the huge stoner sound. Add in some really subtle distortion, and then play with the knobs on both your bass and your amp while your guitarist plays so you can see how your changes affect the overall sound. It might be interesting getting a 1x15 too to give more of an air-pushing feeling live.
I'm not saying there not good, but jesus, that's terrible craftsmanship when it comes to woodwork. See the center of the tree rings just to the left of the jack, lines radiating from it are cracks. There's a lot wrong it.
Anyone got any gigs coming up?
>implying buckethead isn't way shittier than maroon 5
If that's wankery for you, you clearly need to reconsider your definition.
>playing guitar hero
>Now why do you hate and bait?
I don't bait, I hate buckethead because his playing is pointless wankery with no musical sense.
thanks bro just the explanation I was looking for
For me it's part of the appeal, they feel unique because of the raw nature of the wood. Creston guitars does similar stuff. Some of those might give you a heart attack lol
you're guitar needs a setup
It needs to be intonated and have the action set
If the action is too high even if the fore/aft saddle position is set correctly, pressing down on the string to fret them will cause it to be out of tune
>muh 8 bit sound
>muh slow passages with no substance
I think you're the one b8ing. He shreds most of the time to cover for his lack of ability to use music as a form of expression imo.
>hating on guy who is more successful than you will ever be
Learn to read m8, I said "the majority". You're like those fags that say that Trump said that all illegals are rapists.
>Let me quickly google random guitarists and post em on 4chan
I didn't think it would take so short for that to turn to shit. Then when it did I remembered that was buckethead. 3:50, pretty impressive that it took him that long. It even sounds out of tune kek. 4:27 was horrifying.
I knew that, but it's still "reclaimed" :^)
>full of patrician guitarmen
bunch of nobodies
Eric and Joe are well known
he's 38 ffs
He's been playing since '89 but that's only because he's a guitar genius. Not many open for BB King at 12. Not many open for BB King, in fact.
not sure if youre still around but this is what hes doing
>"what they mean when they call it hand made"
>"hadn file hand works and it just finishes the guitar"
>10seconds later he's using a electric bandsaw and router
fucking stopped right there
>and then he told me, "she's really good for a girl"
>"for a girl"
How is she mediocre? She has great tone and her technique is virtually flawless. Jamiroquai took her on tour because of how good she is.
Using basic electric tools like bandsaws is still considered handmade in the luthier world. Basically only CNC disqualifies you.
I don't know of any luthiers that make their guitars without any power tools.
fuck then its just my personal preference,
there a point at about 50sec on that first clip where im not too fond of her tone. And then whole thing didnt really make me say wow
just browse the top 100 tabs and see if theres anything you like, most of those are entry level
i just get a really dihonest and pretentious feeling when they talk about the guitars being better bc theyre 'handmade'. Its like a mistake a CNC makes is impossible to correct.
I hate how its the CNC is what disqualifies you when its just a tool
Hey people I tried googling this but couldn't find anything on this,
I have a 4x10 tube amp which sounds good clean on the quieter volumes, but if I take the volume up to 5-6 the clean signal becomes a little distorted?
How can I play loud but with a clean signal, no distortion?
tube are an analog way to ampilfy your sound. That being said when they get push to hard they break up. Think of it as shouting in a mic, apart from being very loud, your voice will totally distort. Thats what your amp is doing.
if you have clean volume and master volume you can see if theres a combination where together they give enough volume, but dont break up. Sometimes a certain gain stage will break up sooner.
Otherwize your tubes could be getting old and broken, maybe changing them. Or maybe your amp is broken. Its usually not a problem some amateur like me can solve from behind my pc.
what wattage is it btw and is it old? are there two stages? do you know if both stages use tubes?
anyone else playing a PRS ITT?
im so fucking glad i bought this guitar.
The only PRS I really like the look of is the Vela.
I got this for dirt cheap a couple weeks ago, it would probably be my go-to for the given price range. Great bang for the buck.
You can eat a bass. You can eat a bass guitar, but it'll taste like shit.
what's a good dual humbucker archtop hollowbody for jazz under 600-700, tremolo arm would be nice
I was looking at gretsch, their shit looks legit, anyone have experience with gretsch archtops?
They're ok, the electromatic models feel kind of cheap to me but that's about as good as you're going to get in that price range.
Wouldn't be my choice for jazz either, unless you want it to sound a bit twangy (Chet Atkins-ish) Bigsby's aren't really common in guitars that are optimized for jazz. Ibanez makes a model like that too, AF75t, but it's not too great.
If I were you I would skip the bigsby and get an Ibanez AFJ95. Feels more solid and the electronics are great for jazz.
i'm starting to get sick of the birds, but it feels great to play
only if you live in the same kind of humidity desu tbqh, acoustics should be made locally desu
i jacked my guitars up to ensure that i'll never get around to get it sold at a reasonable price, i'll hang them up like old rifles when i get old man, christmas guitar trees and such, build some blisters up on that acoustic, it'll be like butter when u play on electric senpai
I like some buckethead, he is not crap, but lately he has been making albums like crazy and i just cant keep up to his stuff, so i prefer to listen to older stuff like this song
No, a student of Segovia had an argument with Yepes about him playing something in a slower tempo than Segovia, Yepes replied that he doesn't have to copy Segovia.
A classical ER guitarist who makes people like you look like idiots.
Except his ERG didn't have lower strings though, they were resonant strings
People are perfectly right when they're ridiculing djent, a whole fucking genre dedicated to chugging your 8 string in wanky polyrythms.
However, there's nothing wrong when using ERGs as they should be used.
>I don't know why but Ibanez seems to use a lot less basswood on their basses compared to their guitars.
The long neck of the bass is a long lever, making the weight of the headstock exaggerated. To keep the balance point of the instrument where they want it to be, the body needs to be a little heavier than it would be for a guitar.
With the shorter neck of the guitar and the weight of the locking trems in the bodies, they can make the body lighter and still keep that proper balance.
Because taste and placement. A lot of shredders put a zillion notes where a few following the melody would work better.
There's also songwriting. Piano players are generally working off of standards (either classical or pop) where the chops are actually required for the piece to sound good. Shredders in the pop realm don't have that luxury-they generally have to make the most of songs that are NOT standards and may in fact be awful.
Start by writing something. It'll be derivative shit, but such are everyone's first efforts. Don't let that stop you and keep writing. After a number of songs, you'll start finding your voice and they will start to be less shit. After a bunch more, you'll start writing songs that sound pretty good and make you happy.
Anyone know some good songs in Open G Minor tuning? I've been playing this song forever since it has the catchiest melody I've ever heard, but I cant write for shit in this tuning and I need some more songs to learn from
It's a beginner guitar, but it'll work for now.
It's good enough to get you playing, and you won't have to worry about residual value should you wreck it or beat it to hell in the process of learning to play.
Later if you feel that it's holding you back from getting better, you can upgrade to a midrange or premium level guitar.
I play a $130 Jackson and I've played for 8 years active now, 10 since the beginning though. It works really well, the secret to a good guitar is knowing your basic 101 luthier adjustments. Bridge heights, neck relief, truss rod adjustment, nut height/slot depth. A nice straight, low as possible action with minimal buzzing CAN be achieved on a shitty guitar.
First off, don't try to chase his gear right now. You're just starting, you've got what you've got, and honestly it's good enough to get you playing right now. What will get you sounding like him more than anything is the playing style, so work on your technique, being on rhythm and staying on time.
As for EQ, a common mistake beginners make is to turn the bass knob WAY up thinking it makes them sound huge. It doesn't-instead, it makes them sound muddy and indistinct, and swallows up all your amp's wattage trying to amplify the super low frequencies that will never get loud enough to cut through anyway.
A far better strategy is to cut the lows slightly, turn the mids up to get the main part of your sound, and add in enough highs to give you some articulation.
>how dare you do something I disagree with
suck my bum and kiss me, you fag
I don't have one, but I'd love a gold top and really like this SE 24. Naturally, it's $300+ more than the average SE 24 price.