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by Blueline
May 7th, 2012, 3:11 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Choosing Rhythm
Replies: 28
Views: 3651

Re: Choosing Rhythm

...Personally I dont feel like I am a complete player since my soloing skills are deficient or at least where I want them to be. I feel the same way cnev. But tend to think of guys like Brad Whitford of Aerosmith. What a great guitarist and rarely plays lead. I'm very happy playing rhythm and singi...
by Blueline
May 7th, 2012, 2:58 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: building my set list
Replies: 10
Views: 1888

Re: building my set list

Some of these may not be your cup of soup but I'm adding them because their easy to play and sing. Rescue Blues - Ryan Adams Bad Luck Blue Eyes Goodbye - Black Crowes Sister Luck - Black Crowes No Rain - Blind Melon Jolene - Ray LaMontagne <---Really easy and very good love song that has a country s...
by Blueline
April 10th, 2012, 8:41 pm
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Is the answer just to practice more?
Replies: 19
Views: 2558

Re: Is the answer just to practice more?

Yep. I'm the same Sansmerci. It's an art form actually. :P
by Blueline
April 9th, 2012, 5:19 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Music that hits you
Replies: 15
Views: 1935

Re: Music that hits you

I absolutely love playing this song. I learned it by ear and it's very easy to play. When I play along with the band, I just melt.
From the LP "The Hazards of Love" - The Decemberists

The Hazards of Love 4
by Blueline
April 9th, 2012, 4:38 pm
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Is the answer just to practice more?
Replies: 19
Views: 2558

Re: Is the answer just to practice more?

Like everyone said...Yes. But I'll Add HAVE FUN TOO! Allow yourself some time to fool around. Sing off key or something just to make it fun.
by Blueline
April 6th, 2012, 4:26 pm
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Toughening up fingers
Replies: 5
Views: 1637

Re: Toughening up fingers

Your fingers will begin to build callouses the more you play/practice. I would be concerned about the bleeding though. How often and how long do you play? Where are your finger bleeding?
by Blueline
April 6th, 2012, 4:21 pm
Forum: News
Topic: My New Blog
Replies: 3
Views: 954

Re: My New Blog

Thanks Vic. I'm pretty passionate about the local music scene. I think in today's world it's more difficult to gain a following for a musician given the impact of online services and such.
by Blueline
April 5th, 2012, 9:03 pm
Forum: News
Topic: My New Blog
Replies: 3
Views: 954

My New Blog

Hey all! I've started a new blog and would like to get your feedback. In my first article I talk about social media and its impact on musicians. Here's a link...

Diatonicism

If you have the time, please give it a look.
by Blueline
April 5th, 2012, 8:22 pm
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: How to start playing
Replies: 6
Views: 1488

Re: How to start playing

Here's the thing. Keep at it! Everyone progresses at different rates. The important thing is that you keep working at it and have fun doing it. Try learning a song that you like. Try to make it an easy one so that you are not setting your sights too high and you can achieve your goal. If you are not...
by Blueline
April 5th, 2012, 8:17 pm
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Bent wrist whilst playing chords
Replies: 2
Views: 3006

Re: Bent wrist whilst playing chords

First- All good suggestions by greybeard. You should try everything he mentioned. I would simply ask chords are you playing that feel you need to straighten your wrist? If you just learning to play an open G chord you will find that changing chords is, at first, a difficult thing to do. Assuming you...
by Blueline
April 5th, 2012, 8:03 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hello
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Re: Hello

Howdy! Welcome to GN.
by Blueline
April 5th, 2012, 8:01 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Dr. Jim Marshall OBE 1923-2012
Replies: 3
Views: 826

Re: Dr. Jim Marshall OBE 1923-2012

Wow. Sad news indeed. Marshall made a very big impact on music.
by Blueline
April 5th, 2012, 7:57 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hello Again!
Replies: 8
Views: 1518

Re: Hello Again!

Thanks all for the warm wishes. Roy, I have not opened the club yet but I am still interested in doing so. As you know ,the economy is still recovering, so I decided to wait. Hmm, what can I share with you to to alleviate Vic's tapping foot? I was recently asked to become a music columnist for a new...
by Blueline
April 2nd, 2012, 4:09 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hello Again!
Replies: 8
Views: 1518

Re: Hello Again!

Thanks Alan and Nuno! Good to be back.