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>Advancing Guitarist Mick Goodrick
>Chord Chemistry - Ted Greene
>Mickey Baker's Jazz Guitar
>Modern Chord Progressions: Jazz and Classical Voicings for Guitar - Ted Greene
>Jazz Guitar: Single Note Soloing Vol. 1 & 2- Ted Greene
>Beefhearts 10 guitar commandments
Previous thread: >>62032365
first for let's all get mad at other people's opinions
how come I can move certain chords for one or two frets and they still make a legit sound? It's called sliding I know that, but why does it work? You've literally changed every note in a chord and it still works. (wanting to play blues, sliding was introduced to me there)
Well, it makes a whole other chord. Like a standard F major chord is the exact same shape as your standard E major chord, and if you move the barre up to the 3rd fret you get a G major
assuming you're talking about open chords, it's simply because there are so many different chords and ways to make those chords. As long as the notes all fit on the same scale, you've got a chord in there. Generally the added rule is to not have 2 notes s half step apart, though you cab break that rule too.
Yeah original Hyperion run. I really love them, might grab another one someday to have a backup.
I've only DIY'd a Fuzz Factory as well, which was pretty easy, but that was at least....7 years ago and I had help at the time from a friends dad who liked electronics as well. He basically taught me how to solder while I was doing that.
Also I dunno, I guess it's low quality but at that price most basses arent going to be perfect. His has stayed stable for 7 years minus one setup he got about 3 years ago for some fret buzzing.
Understandable, just a suggestion. I played it a couple times and it was fairly comfortable
THE instrument I was searching for? I was willing to take a 6 hour roadtrip to dallas for an MBC-1 i found on Craigslist till I got a better deal online.
If it's a good buy go for it. I can't tell you how often I regret missing out on a great pedal or whatnot because I told myself it was too far away.
I could've had a $30 Boss 80s Flanger...
>implying it isn't an ersatz swastika
It's like the "black sun" m8, shitlords use them because they can't use the real one
Why don't you listen to real jazz instead of that faux-jazz djent shit.
Pat Metheny Trio for example
Well I almost took a 2 day trip to Amsterdam before I found something 4 hours away when I got my ric
Only on an SG.
i cant show you my memes
If he tells me what wood to use, I couldn't care to be honest mate.
yeah, theyre really solid guitars, I was wondering if the agile guitars were made in the same factory, if so then i can understand the appeal and will start gassing for a funky coloured one to do up right now.
wasnt an iceman, was a edgy kelly bro
I need my levi roots signature to be completed
Reading is the cure for antifascism
Yes, most Jazz Trios involving guitar are Guitar/Bass/Drums. Guitar/Organ(taking over Bass duties) and Drums is also common.
Here's some other sick albums to check out
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRNf-QcVVYU (Jaco plays on this one)
>>le swastika is buddhist maymay
>fuck off closet nazi
I think I'm being trolled because I didn't mention buddhism nor am I a nazi.
The fuck is going on why are we getting so many shitposts lately? is it the autist who rages at ERGs or something who moved on to something else?
typical nazi shithead that can't into ironic misspelling
>I think I'm being trolled because I didn't mention buddhism nor am I a nazi.
u pretended a nazi symbol isn't nazi, it's the same thing as with people claiming swastikas are a "innofensive bhuddist symbol"
>i was just pretending to be retarded guise i swear
You antifas are hilarious, kek. I would pity you if I didn't despise you.
Mac Davis cover, performed by the one and only based Ian Stuart Donaldson.
Nope, antifas are mentally handicapped, they do it unintentionally.
What's that? Look interesting.
Ibanez updated their website and catalog. Look at this beauty for $400
Some weird 60s guitar, only known about because the guitarist in Devo played one. Eastwood makes a copy.
Friendly reminder that ERBs/ERGs are the height of faggotry and that their only purpose is to overcompensate for the player's lack of actual skill, lack of groove, small dick or any combination of the former items.
>high E snaps
>better remove the low E so my neck doesn't twist
>out of strings, too lazy to go to store
>holy shit this is fun
I want to buy a white pickguard and have my girlfriend put some art on it. What sort of paint/markers will work for this? Obviously, I don't want it to wear away from scratches and such
Will some acrylic paint with some clear coat on top work?
Relevant experiences, suggestions, ideas?
g&l has a few:
well that was the concept behind it, remove all the edge so much you get into negative egde and start loving everything.
currently on its 4th layer of oil finish, its starting to shine, then once im done its down to paint the reveal wood strip white because i was too scared to try binding it
Seriously. God I'm sick of kids who think that they're "le epic melodic soloist". Whats even worse are the kids who get fretless basses because they see Beyond Creation on reddit /r/bass and think they're that dude
Heres some advice for if you're ever looking for a bassist: stay far away from six string players. They'll either stick to roots or play sloppy "melodies" that sound like shit and don't fit in the song at all
>has a razerblade on thre fretboard
okay im all for each to their own but thats fucking gay. Really REALLY fucking gay.
its a literal razor blade...
"hey you kids with daddy issues who resort to slicing your wrists up so others give you attention, buy this"
the fuck was he smoking
strat. Though if you prefer the look of a tele get a 3 pickup tele.
military paintjobs kinda make me hard.
also who knows man, he was a great guy and a pretty good player, nigga just liked the guitar
edgy as fuck tho, don't get me wrong.
I want to get into playing an ambient style on bass
what pedals and gear are the essentials to start?
God warwicks sound so good but they are typically so fucking ugly.
Speaking of which what is a good dealer online to get them used or new preferably used since I'm a poorfag.
I bet that plays as pretty as it would make me feel to have
Fun and let's you learn rhythm. Doesn't really explain shit to you though. But it's all in good fun which is what a lot of people play for.
>Edgy teens play metalcore.
>Chads play 3-chord songs and otherwise just carry the case around for no reason.
>Hipsters cover Arctic Monkeys or The Black Keys.
>Jazz band kids give up music for an intensive college education. The rest turn out poor and shitpost on /mu/.
>Band kids: See above.
Just got this baby two days ago. Schecter Blackjack Atx. God I love Schecter, the necks on all their mid range and higher end geetars are smooth as can be. I have a Damien bass that I've used in gigs for 3 years.
I live in Chicago and there are a few bands like Bassel and the Supernaturals or Hip Trip that are made up of guys I went to university with that were music majors; they seem to like what they do and play some fun, interesting music. (Gramps the Vamp is another band to check out. In fact, most of these bands have members that play in each others' groups and have been playing together for years.)
Otherwise, I can't recommend BADBADNOTGOOD highly enough. They're a young (I think all around 25 years old now) jazz/fusion trio from Toronto that take a lot of cues from hip hop. They recently did a collaboration with Ghostface Killah called "Sour Soul" and the instrumentals on it are great.
I've also really been digging on Kamasi Washington's debut album, which features a lot of young (20/30-something) jazz musicians.
I think the reason you don't see a ton of prominent jazz musicians that are celebrated the ways guys like Davis, Parker, Coltrane, and Jaco were back in the day is because the focus in contemporary jazz is shifting from soloing to composition. Washington and BBNG's works are particularly indicative of this shift.
Beginner here. Looking into buying a bass. I've literally never picked up an instrument, but when my friend let me borrow his for a bit I got into it. Had to return it later. My dad has a fretless bass. Is it worth it to go out and buy a bass, or should I try to learn with the fret less?
I don't see any harm with learning on the fretless. You may struggle more in the beginning without frets to define the fretboard for you but learning correct intonation while relying on position playing will really develop your ear well. Nothing worse than when a guy thinks he can just jump from a fretted to a fretless bass and every other note is a semitone off.
The bass player in my band (we play prog rock) uses a fretless exclusively and his intonation is effortless. I say go for it.
The bonus is it will force you to actually learn music instead of just reading fret numbers from a bass tab website like a faggot
Stuff like this always makes me want to get a fretless
Yeah, that's a decent drum set for the price. All cymbals are Sabian other than the China, which is a Zildijan. Other side of the room has a Marshall, peavy and fender bass amp with an iMac for recording. Fun little in home set up
I don't know if I can be much help desu. I'm only incidentally a bass player, as in I only play if there's one at band practice or a jam session since I don't have one of my own.
But if it makes you feel any better I think most musicians feel like they are "jumping without a parachute" when they start. I picked up guitar because I wanted to play Green Day songs in a band and their music might as well have been astrophysics for all I knew about playing guitar when I started. Now I can improvise over jazz changes and play Guthrie Govan licks. Don't let the learning process intimidate you. Just practice as often as you can, and look up whatever you don't understand online. There's WAY more information about fretless bass technique alone, from beginner to advanced levels, on YouTube than you could probably ever want to know.
Since you have a good bass to play already. Try picking up a shitty bass from a pawn shop and use it to learn songs on/get basic muscle memory of where the frets are or learn a few notes at a time on it and switch to the fret less and match the sounds? Maybe?
Hell I dunno I'm a beginner too. But that's how I would approach it.
I'd go with the Pacifica. The Affinity series are truly garbage. That being said, if you're willing to invest a bit more into a Classic Vibe or Vintage Modified model from Squier you'll have a quality instrument that you can gig and record with. I bought my Squier 51 back in 2005 and I still use it. It's not my main guitar anymore but I used to gig with it and used it to cut leads in the studio.
It's all valve. I'm really considering dropping $180 for the micro dark terror by orange and getting an orange 2x12 cab. I'm not sure if I could justify spending $650 on the regular dark terror.
I currently only own two bassed. CIJ Fender Jazz (some kind of 60s reissue), and my first bass which is a cheapo ESP LTD B-50. I had a few others over the years but ended up hating them and sold them, like the Lace Helix I had for a while. Don't know what I was thinking with that one. I also had a CIJ Fender Precision, but no matter what I did, I could never get it set up properly, and it always felt shit to play. So I gave it to my brother who plays gigs with it somehow.
I also gave him my big old 400w solid state amp made by some Australian company, and a crappy 4x10. I currently only have a little David Eden and no cab whatsoever. Just playing through headphones and computer like a fag.
Go to your local store and play a bunch of different guitars and decide which is the best for you.
It's nigh on impossible to choose a guitar properly based solely on reviews and recommendations.
I flew across the country (Australia), caught a train to the neck town over from where I landed and drove 2000-2500km back to my house once when I bought a car.
SGs tend to be neck heavy without some tweaking.
>Jazz may be nebulous and ill-defined but blues is not.
Yes it is.
How many times, for those that have gone through pro recording; you're trying to lay down your part but keep fucking it up, and the singer or someone else keeps hounding you? I kicked a singer out of the room because he kept giving shit to his nervous as fuck guitar player. Once the singer was out of the room, the guitar player layed down his solo perfect. I guess what Im saying is, leave a motherfucker alone to do his shit. Singers arent even paying attention to whats going on while their singing. My boss gave me shit for kicking out the guy paying, but it worked out in the end for everyone.
From where to where? I flew to Sydney and drove back to Adelaide. NSW has nice scenery, but got dull after that. I've driven tour buses though, so 10-12 hours a day ate the miles up fast.
I haven't laid down tracks professionally, but when I record tracks on my own with someone else like a roommate in the room or something and I know I messed up I get antsy after messing up a few times. I know I shouldnt be self conscious since that shit happens all the time, and first time tracks aren't super common, but i start gettin real fuckin jittery like " oh man they'll think i fucking suck"
I dunno man.
I don't really think it's fair to lump a six string in with those ten string monstrosities though.
I'm sure we can all agree that (in the right hands) two extra strings on a bass could be very well used. I just wanted to see if there was any legitimate reason for a ten string to exist or if it was just needless faggotry.
Thanks but no thanks anon. I'm trying to eat breakfast here.
Depends - If they're both in a shop, get the cheaper one as it'll have some sort of warranty attached to it.
If the 2nd hand one is a private sale, I'd say the extra 20 for peace of mind (warranty etc) is probably worth it.
A really good campfire song is I hung my head, the johnny cash version. Pretty much any of Johnny Cash's later cover work will do the job tho. Whiskey in the jar is good if you can get people to participate in clapping, same for wild rover but don't start with them unless you're with Europeans or Irish Americans. Don't be bothered if people talk over you playing.
Musicman Sterling SB14, Laney RB3
Dunno desu, Stingray or a jazz bass like Marcus Miller
6 years although the past 2 I have barely played. Last year I dunno, just didn't play much, and this year I got a Roland synth and I've been playing that. Still good though, just not as fast, not too rusty.
Stingray and jazz bass as I said, think it's a 75 jazz bass.
Flea, Larry Graham, Marcus Miller, Mark King.
so, I've been playing with a basic riff and built a bunch of parts off of it, but it's hard to put them together. The riff is a bit unusual. I don't think of fits onto the chords I'm prescribing it. I like the roots being where they are but the last 2 measures confuse me. I'll try to tab it out. The roots are A G F E.
Anyone else thinking about one of these?
Looks like Am, Gmaj +4 or whatever or just using the 4 as the fifth for the next chord, F with b5 as passing tone, E the same.
You could play this easier with open A string and second fret D string so you don't have to move position.
ah, that makes sense, doesn't make it any less edgy looking though.
Cort G100 guy here from the previous thread.
Made some shots: http://imgur.com/a/kMLgs
Measured the string height on fret12 for E, exactly 2mm. But I am getting fret buzz, is it my fault? Tried to record it, but my phone's mic sucks.
Sound (is 0:08 a fret buzz?)
With the b on the f and the c on the E, how do these notes affect things? If they are simply off notes, how should they be felt with when multiple instruments are played? it seems like if the guitar is playing Fmaj and the bass plays F F B C or F F C B, the dissonance would be pretty strong. I know that's allowed, but what are some ways to mitigate it?
this, you can make any guitar buzz if you play hard enough. If you get buzz in only a few spots you need fret leveling, if you get buzz on a whole section of the neck you have setup issues.
Is the buzz above the fret pressed(sympathetic) or below? If it's above it's technique. Where does it buzz? Only one string, one fret, or all. And take a pic closer to the headstock and then the whole neck so I can see the relief.
Only the low E buzzes. Made a pic where I hold down a fret, I rec.d the sound that way.
It is totally possible that I am strumming too hard to be honest.
Updated the album:
That would imply there's a nazi power to collaborate with. I'm no collaborator. I'm working to make national socialism real and make my country great again. "Collaborator" would apply to Lord Haw-Haw, not Skrewdriver fans or whatever.
The man had to serve a 12 month sentence for defending himself against a mob of blacks who tracked him down to lynch him after an antifa magazine, Searchlight, doxxed him. It wasn't a 4chan style doxx either, they even included where he used to drink, not just his address.
So the "coward" you're talking about is hardly Ian Stuart. More like your own kind.
Does anyone have pic related? I'm thinking about buying one.
ESP build quality is pretty great in my experience
inlay looks cool
overall feel of neck-through
nice wood pairing for the body and wings
the outer trim's color clashes and the spikes look edgy and uncomfortable
knob pickup switch
potential problems of neck-through
weird dugout on the lower cutaway that doesn't look like it serves any purpose
Oh I misread the E chord, it goes root, fifth, flat 6.
It's more like you're playing the same chord in the last three measures but lowering the bass note so it's like a slash chords.Gmaj, Gmaj/F, Gmaj/E or something
Those look pretty cool. Are they used in place of a banjo? I enjoy the occasional bluegrass so I guess I'd like them.
>What about 7 string guitars? What about 5 string basses?
Those are fine in my book. I used to have a bit of bias against 7 string guitars but I later realized it was pretty hypocritical given that I play a 5 string bass. That said, even though I started on a 5 which is still my bass, I've been drooling at pic related for a long time. The only reason GAS hasn't won over me is because I can't afford it right now.
>I agree though. There was a this lil faggot at my highschool with a 6 string bass
kek, I can imagine the cringe
Nice projection Elliot
IKR. I second your advice to stay away from them.
Wew lad, I wasn't aware something different from djent that's as bad existed.
kek I feel the same
That's actually impressive. A 6 string bassist who doesn't sound like shit or make the whole band sound like shit, and who plays a fretless with great tone instead of le jaco farting duck. I dig it.
>I don't really think it's fair to lump a six string in with those ten string monstrosities though.
I think we totally should :^)
>I'm sure we can all agree that (in the right hands) two extra strings on a bass could be very well used.
The lower one is useful, the higher one is pointless specially when you have a 24 fret bass.
>just needless faggotry.
>Thanks but no thanks anon. I'm trying to eat breakfast here.
KEK. Good call, it was shit indeed.
>I didn't need to know just how much cancer was going on and I certainly didn't need your lenghty shitty contribution to it
>stop disliking the autistic meme instruments i like
>implying your post isn't the cancer
shut up bitch
>mfw reading your shitty cancerous post
It takes one to know one
speaking of Rotos
here's my new Stingray with fresh Rotos. Really need a new pickup/preamp combo in here though
Would Bartolini be a good option? Or would Aguilar be better?
>lets images convey emotion for him
dead giveaway that you're a language-impaired trash heap
>stop disliking the autistic meme instruments i like
>thinks I like ERBs
>thinks it's somehow ok for him to play 5 string
>thinks he's the exception to the cancer
your floppy ear-raping piece of wire is everything that's wrong with music
real, competent bassists understand that their job necessitates nothing more than 4 strings. anything more and you're a sloppy, compensating poser deserving of no respect whatsoever.
>le hurr i'm just like my hero les claypool plz confirm me /r/bass
Why has /gg/ gone to shit lately? It wasn't like this when I came here three months ago, it was more comfy then.
>/pol/tards posting pictures of fascism supporters with guitars as an attempt to keep their shitposting on-topic
>some faggot always reminding everyone that extended-range is the height of faggotry
>that one synthfag who goes here just to attack everyone because he believes synthesizers have more range than guitars
And they say shoegaze faggots and djentards are the most cancerous shitposters.
congratulations you've just taken a big shit over the entirety of this community
I don't remember /gg/ being empty 3 months ago. that was before the shitty imitator pseudo-musicians started tossing their insecurity around though.
>mommy they're not playing the exact same instrument and shitty uninspired basslines as me
>"I'm working to make national socialism real and make my country great again"
Yeah by posting in an anime image board you are really doing something. NS will never be big again because there aren't enough idiots in western civilization right now.
Can you please just kill yourself, everyone knows that anyone who actually unironically supports ns is a complete and utter moron. Please kill yourself.
they're inherently shitty and uninspired if you're a shitty and uninspired person
in the end, anything that creates an audience is fair game, and nobody can claim that they're an impartial judge as far as music goes
not adhering to this mentality suggests immaturity, terrible musicianship and just poor upbringing in general
>tfw in a tech death band, and have a grindcore band and a math rock band in the works
feels bretty gud. playing shows and recording are my favorite things ever
what kind of stuff are you guys working on?
>dead giveaway that you're a language-impaired trash heap
More like dead giveaway that we're in an anonymous taiwanese sock knitting board
>>thinks I like ERBs
you like ERBs obviously, you wouldn't get that mad because of my post if you didn't
>>thinks it's somehow ok for him to play 5 string
>>thinks he's the exception to the cancer
>implying the 5th string gets in guitar territory
>implying the 5th string harms the mix
Enjoy your alternate tunings, fag
>your floppy ear-raping piece of wire is everything that's wrong with music
manlet who can't play a 35" detected
>real, competent bassists understand that their job necessitates nothing more than 4 strings. anything more and you're a sloppy, compensating poser deserving of no respect whatsoever.
As I said above, enjoy your alternate tunings, fag. You can't even play country music without downtuning, let alone most heavy metal.
>>le hurr i'm just like my hero les claypool plz confirm me /r/bass
>implying I don't think Les Claypool is a wanker clown
I don't know why I even took time to reply to your shitty autistic bait.
I'm almost thinking of moving to sevenstring.org because of how shitty /gg/ is these days.
I'm almost starting to like shoegaze faggots because they at least play something.
I'm getting the hang of cleaning up a bit my playing since now I have an actual amp that isn't dogshit. I'm probably going to record a small self produced black metal album just to get used to recording, maybe with the help of my buddies.
You got any tips for writing tech-death though ? I love the genre but I can't write anything for it.
Also post some of your stuff, I'm interested.
>nazism wuz ebil they made human lampshades and shit
>fascism supporters with guitars
more like fascist musicians, it's not like there's a picture of il duce with a guitar
>More like dead giveaway that we're in an anonymous taiwanese sock knitting board
>it's ok to be assburgers because everybody else on this board is
>you like ERBs obviously, you wouldn't get that mad because of my post if you didn't
I have no strong feelings towards ERBs and own nothing bigger than a 5 string
>he thinks I was serious about the 4 string shit
>doesn't recognize his own flavor of cancer when thrown directly at him
>being this far gone
>manlet who can't play a 35" detected
literally incapable of anything but projection and ad hominem
>I don't know why I even took time to reply to your shitty autistic bait.
because your condition compels you
>tfw you long for the good old days when shoegaze faggots and djentards were the height of cancer
Wish I could post shyt but we're still working in the studio m8.
My guitarist does most of the writing, but I can just tell you that you need to keep things rhythmically complex and interesting, that's the biggest part. Other than that, the minor scale and all of its variations, along with the diatonic scale, are your friends. Also, if you're going to chug, please don't use the open low string on every chug pattern like SO MANY local bands tend to do
>implying I visit that
>using image reactions is assburgers
>>he thinks I was serious about the 4 string shit
>>doesn't recognize his own flavor of cancer when thrown directly at him
>>being this far gone
I assburger'd there but hey, Poe's law kek
>I have no strong feelings towards ERBs and own nothing bigger than a 5 string
>literally incapable of anything but projection and ad hominem
A simple insult isn't an ad hominem, I didn't use it as an argument. And I'm far from a manlet. That said, if your 5th string is floppy it's not because it's a 5th string, it's because it's not thick enough for the scale.
>because your condition compels you
nice fucking strawman. You are either insane or an edgy little 15 year old.
"Make my country great again" please, if you think you have a shit life in a shit country just fucking kill yourself.
>nice fucking strawman. You are either insane or an edgy little 15 year old.
>believing in the 6 gorillion
That may be where I'm doing something wrong, I'll ask my drummer friends for some more complex drum patterns.
I hate chugging though, the best breakdowns are the ones with a little bit of spicy playing, like in Flesh and the power it holds. I'm looking to write some stuff more similar to Necrophagist/Obscura anyway so I doubt I'll do breakdowns.
You're on a site that has an anime girl as the mascot and is run by a Japanese man and before that an ex-weeaboo.
after 7 years spent in this shithole I'm pretty certain most people dislike avatarfags
>A simple insult isn't an ad hominem, I didn't use it as an argument.
there's absolutely zero way you could possibly know my height
and I'm certain you'd refuse to believe I'm 6'5" in real life unless I provided pics
Don't know whats true and what is not. I know however that national-socialism is pretty fucking stupid, Because I've actually anaylzed it multiple times because I like to challenge my own believes. Something you will never fucking do because you are too ignorant. The only thing you can do is give fallacies because you are too fucking stupid to actually try to start a conversation with someone who is smarter than you. I know that genocide actually happened, I have no idea how many people got killed.
Not just trolls, there are rondo shills too
>/pol/tards posting pictures of fascism supporters with guitars as an attempt to keep their shitposting on-topic
You say that as if they weren't guitarists with their own original musical style. ISD has even done some interesting covers, for example listen to this Simple Man cover:
>some faggot always reminding everyone that extended-range is the height of faggotry
>implying its not :^)
>that one synthfag who goes here just to attack everyone because he believes synthesizers have more range than guitars
kek, I can't tell if that faggot is serious or not yet. On top of that, he doesn't just talk about range, the faggot says guitars are "inferior" because the intonation isn't perfect. I mean, give me a break, only an autist would care about that shit. It probably even sounds even less organic because of the perfect intonation.
Coming up with complex rhythms really takes a lot of practice and planning. It did for me, at least. Try just coming up with cool shit my taping your hands on your knees when you're away from the instrument, then put notes to it when you pick it up again.
Chugs have their use over wild leads and stuff, the sort of thing that's difficult for a drummer to lock on to. It sounds pretty groovy imo. The Faceless do it a lot, and they do a good job of it
Breakdowns are dumb tho
>>that one synthfag who goes here just to attack everyone because he believes synthesizers have more range than guitars
>kek, I can't tell if that faggot is serious or not yet. On top of that, he doesn't just talk about range, the faggot says guitars are "inferior" because the intonation isn't perfect. I mean, give me a break, only an autist would care about that shit. It probably even sounds even less organic because of the perfect intonation.
This asshole is trolling. He admitted it last week.
>after 7 years spent in this shithole I'm pretty certain most people dislike avatarfags
It's the first time I used that reaction picture, I literally took it off google images.
>there's absolutely zero way you could possibly know my height
There's a difference between an ad hominem and an insult based on an assumption. Which was based on the fact you complained about the 5th string being floppy, which shouldn't happen unless you were playing a short scale bass.
>and I'm certain you'd refuse to believe I'm 6'5" in real life unless I provided pics
If you say so... I'm 6'1" btw.
Oh yeah, sorry. I meant the one where its just alternating half and whole steps. The one where every note has a minor third and a diminished fifth you know? It's a pretty creepy and brutal scale imo
> creepy and BRUTAL scale
they're just autists who have trouble associating music with emotion.
that's literally all there is to it. any musician should be able to conciliate theory and context. if you're playing brutal music then half-diminished is a good choice.
calling a diminished scale 'brutal' is a pretty juvenile way to describe it
tense is a better description. django reinhardt uses diminished and half diminished runs all over his music and none of it can be described as brutal, tense yes, but not brutal
The latter. There's nothing wrong when listening to a genre you don't like because you want to study and take some of their technique to apply them somewhere else, but not listening to something you like purely to appear as "better" is pretentious.
not listening to metal even though you like it is more pretentious i guess. if you like it, you like it, and that's kind of it.
i personally have no interest in metal, i find it all very lame. i don't do this, but at best i would only listen to and use metal for technical exercises.
Ok, hear me out.
I agree, almost all ERB/ERG players are faggots just trying to look cool. But look at a bassist like Thundercat or a guitarist like Tosin Abasi. They have a talent or a greatly aquired skill, and both of them can groove really well. Idk about dic size, but they are both black so you do the math. What I'm getting at is that ERG's like in your pic are the heigh of faggotry, but some people can use them pretty well.
>mfw my bassist shows up with her new 5 string
Nothing wrong with five strings, unless it's a really shitty cheap one where the B string flops around and sounds like mud. It's worth having the low B just so you have a D note lower than D2. You can't really play a proper root note for a D chord otherwise, and I always find myself wanting that low D
>wanting the D
New to guitar here. I've been practising using a cheapo guitar and haven't been having problems until I recently hit the e chord. My fingers on the 2nd fret can play OK, its the pointer finger on the first fret that I'm having extremely hard problem playing, there is buzzing no matter how close I am to the fret, I literally have to press extremely hard down for the note to register, is it me or the guitar? I don't have this problem with the d or a chord.
she's my ex. it's weird. having a girl kinda adds cred and masks the fact that the band sucks
all I've heard so far is a floppy ass B string, but I'll give her some time.
New to guitar here, I know a guy who's actually pretty alright with a guitar who's been explaining different chords and musical terms to me. He says that if I want to play rock, all I need to know is power chords.
I don't know more than him but that doesn't sound right, do I really just need power chords /gg/?
>I don't know more than him but that doesn't sound right, do I really just need power chords /gg/?
Maybe if you want to play punk or slam death. Using major, minor and even augmented/diminished chords will give a lot more flavour to your playing
power chords are the minimum. Yes to play rock all you need is power chords, as in to play a few rock songs. You can't play all rock songs. I say the same thing to people I teach, I think it emphasizes that even amateur music is still "real" music.
by get through a lot i mean you can play a lot of rock songs, even if simplified versions of them. different chords dont = different genres but rock can get away with being simple in a lot of cases
you can get through a song by playing a simpler version of a song. Similarly, instead of playing full chords you can play power chord versions, which are partial versions of the full chord. Look at a picture of an open E chord online. Compare it to an E power chord. Also, as the guy teaching you this stuff.
>you can get through a song by playing a simpler version of a song. Similarly, instead of playing full chords you can play power chord versions, which are partial versions of the full chord.
This is so wrong, it'll only work if they're 1-3-5 triads,
certain chords typically lend themselves to different genres. you'll recognize how certain chords/progressions "sound" jazzy, for instance. it's not really a rule, though. like 80/20.
you'll figure this out as you learn.
How practical would it be to make side money as a musician?
I'm thinking of making a band of like 3 guitarists and just making acoustic songs like that but I don't know if I can justify buying some of the more expensive shit if I can't at least make my investment back.
He was telling me what octave chords were because I asked about black metal, he said that octave chords are what makes black metal black metal, and if you don't play black metal with octave chords it's not going to sound like black metal. So that's not fundamentally true?
Why does every time someone does something microtonal it sounds just unmusical ?
That's just my judgment but it always seem they go for the really small intervals, which gets too close to a minor second and doesn't sound quite right
there's actually no colloquial name for it
it's the quarter tone scale
because you haven't been conditioned to like it
not passing judgement here, just saying things would be extremely different if you grew up in the middle east or in some parts of india
>He was telling me what octave chords were because I asked about black metal, he said that octave chords are what makes black metal black metal, and if you don't play black metal with octave chords it's not going to sound like black metal. So that's not fundamentally true?
That's absolutely fucking wrong.
Take this for exemple.
First riff is just a minor melody with the E string droning about, an octave, 9th and 10th interval.
Then's comes a minor A chord.
What comes after is just a bunch of minor chords - again - being moved around the neck.
I'm too lazy to analyze the rest of the song but black metal is mostly minor, although you can use atonal melodies for a more chaotic effect.
I think there's even a nargaroth track that's in major.
No I don't think that's the problem, I'm usually open minded. But I'm not too versed into microtonal music so I haven't got too much exemples.
A Sus chord loses all its meaning if you turn it into a power chord.
I don't know what you're getting at with this power chord thing. A major chord loses its meaning too, but that substitution works. Just like you could just play the root note and nothing else, there is incomplete information. I just don't know why you are correcting me.
open minded is not enough
I'm not expecting you or myself or anyone to like this and I'd wager neither does mononeon
but it's a solid argument against any notion of "taste" in music
>pedal review video
>every knob is left at the lowest setting
Okay, you may need to adjust the height of that particular string slightly. You may even need to adjust the truss rod.
If you bought a used guitar then the worst case scenario is that it has worn frets but you'd probably have buzzing elsewhere if that were the case.
Start by raising the saddles (bit by the bridge that the strings rest on) of that string by a half turn of the screws and retune before checking for buzz again.
It's been stressing me out for days because of this . shit sucks, I was having fun until this point and now I don't know if it's me or the guitar anymore.