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by mordeth
April 16th, 2006, 2:26 pm
Forum: Guitar Repair and Maintenance
Topic: Removing enamel paint ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1165

Removing enamel paint ?

hi guys, due to an unfortunate child related incident i now have a rather large amount of enamel paint plastered across the front of my guitar. for anyone familiar with Airfix models thats the paint im talking about. does anyone have any suggestions for removing this without damaging the guitar fini...
by mordeth
January 6th, 2006, 5:07 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: the basic building blocks
Replies: 3
Views: 626

the basic building blocks

hi all,

trying to work some more theroy into my practice schedule, but also relate it all into something practical - songwriting.
so what are the basic theroy building blocks used in writing songs, and how should i practice them
by mordeth
December 26th, 2005, 1:11 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Instructional DVDs
Replies: 4
Views: 795

Instructional DVDs

hi folks, happy christmas and new year to all! Ive got a few quid to spare (cheers gran :D ) and im hoping to pick up another guitar dvd, and im looking for suggestions. Not interested in another 'shred' video, or anything heavily geared towards speed playing - already got Rock Discipline and thats ...
by mordeth
September 11th, 2005, 11:47 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: New Amp for Me !
Replies: 42
Views: 3892

well, i've had a decent chance to play the amp over the last 2 days, and im very very impressed. All the amp models sound really good...i cant compare them to the originals, but to me they sound very nice. The effects are great, a little difficult to program some exactly, but not overly. two things ...
by mordeth
September 10th, 2005, 12:51 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: New Amp for Me !
Replies: 42
Views: 3892

New Amp for Me !

hi all, picked up my new (to me anyway) amp today, its a vox ad30vt im just so happy i wanted to share my joy with everyone ! seriously, great little amp, and such a step up from a 10watt practice amp with a combined contour knob - im in tone heaven at the minute :) ive spent the whole day fiddleing...
by mordeth
August 18th, 2005, 2:21 am
Forum: Live Sound
Topic: zoom 707 ?
Replies: 0
Views: 394

zoom 707 ?

hey all, Hoping to pick up a cheap multi fx unti before i go back to college, not for gigging, just for bedroom use. Saw a 2nd hand zoom 707 for 50euro today, anyone got any opinions on this unit...harmony central reviews swung all the way from 1 to 10, difficult to know which to believe. also what ...
by mordeth
August 17th, 2005, 5:06 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Studying your influences
Replies: 10
Views: 1608

Studying your influences

hi all, I've been listening to alot of led zeppelin lately, and as always I find myself thinking 'man, I wish I could play like Jimmy Page' :-) anyway, that got me to thinking, how exactly would i achieve that? alot of people list page as an influence on their playing but how do you actually go abou...
by mordeth
August 10th, 2005, 2:09 pm
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: arpegiate notes on acoustic?
Replies: 4
Views: 781

cheers noteboat, as usual a great reply :)
by mordeth
August 10th, 2005, 6:39 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: arpegiate notes on acoustic?
Replies: 4
Views: 781

arpegiate notes on acoustic?

hey guys, learning 'songbird' by eva cassidy atm, and she plays some arpegiated chords eg: Em, first notes is notated as a whole note, the rest as eights does this mean i hold the open low e, and only have 1 other notes ringing at the same time or do i let the whole chord ring together like im strum...
by mordeth
August 9th, 2005, 1:58 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: What do YOU call practice?
Replies: 18
Views: 2888

i used to spend ages on practice schedules, logging everything i played and so on...but i found it very difficult to make a schedule i could stick to for any period of time now i just dont bother, i let guitar techniques magazine tell me what im going to play every month :) 3 full transcriptions eve...
by mordeth
August 8th, 2005, 3:40 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: learning in plateaus
Replies: 6
Views: 528

learning in plateaus

hey all, I dont know if anyone else gets this, but learning guitar is kind of like climbing stairs, one big jump, then a period of flatness, then a big jump etc. also it usually comes right after i get so frustated that i dont pick the guitar up for a few days. does anyone else find this ? i think t...
by mordeth
August 8th, 2005, 3:35 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Let ring & acoustic
Replies: 2
Views: 1888

Let ring & acoustic

hi all, sometimes at the start of a transcription ill see it marked as 'let ring' or 'acoustic' firstly let ring - what does this mean exactly, how long should i let the notes ring for, to the end of the bar, the next chord change or until its physically impossible the hit the next note without movi...
by mordeth
August 8th, 2005, 3:27 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Out-of-phase pickups
Replies: 8
Views: 1094

didnt the fender jaguar/mustang/jazzmaster ranges have out of phase switches?
by mordeth
August 5th, 2005, 7:45 am
Forum: Live Sound
Topic: is there an effects pedal with built in drum machine?
Replies: 7
Views: 1221

matt, if you just want to play in time then get a metronome if you want a "good" drum machine buy a dedicated unit if you want effects and a drum machine then i recommend the new generation zoom g2 - apparantly has alot better sounds than the old zooms, the same drum kits as the 707 and better built...
by mordeth
July 28th, 2005, 7:37 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: 1 months lesson plan?
Replies: 6
Views: 718

i have that same problem as well gunslinger, thats the first thing i want fixed. trying to find other 'serious' common problems so i can have a list of things to work on