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by mordeth
July 28th, 2005, 7:08 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: 1 months lesson plan?
Replies: 6
Views: 718

been playing for about 2 years, and fairly happy with my progress, just want to try and improve my technique and iron out the bad habits ive picked up. hopefully some people here could comment on the most common bad habits self taught players have and help compile a list of areas to concentrate on d...
by mordeth
July 28th, 2005, 5:24 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: 1 months lesson plan?
Replies: 6
Views: 718

1 months lesson plan?

hey guys, parents have offered to pay for a month of lessons for my birthday this month - never been a big fan of lessons, or particularly interested in taking any, but i think it could be useful to get a little professional advice on my playing. basically id like to make out my own lesson play for ...
by mordeth
July 28th, 2005, 12:44 am
Forum: Opinions and Polls
Topic: What's your favourite Hendrix song to play.......?
Replies: 22
Views: 4789

little wing is fun to play
by mordeth
July 26th, 2005, 5:38 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: wrist position while playing barre chords?
Replies: 2
Views: 588

NoteBoat wrote:and having the wrist cocked is tiring.
that's actually why i posted, my wrist is feeling kinda fatigued at the minute, been doing alot of autocad drawing recently and its starting to bother me, and i was concerned that my guitar playing was affecting this as well.

thanks for the detailed reply
by mordeth
July 26th, 2005, 5:05 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: wrist position while playing barre chords?
Replies: 2
Views: 588

wrist position while playing barre chords?

hi all,

noticed that when playing barre chords my wrist is bent a little, maybe 30 degrees, just wondering is that normal or should i try to keep my wrist straight?

any ideas on how to fix this if necessary?
by mordeth
July 26th, 2005, 2:32 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: putting your own spin on covers
Replies: 18
Views: 1870

i always learn songs note for note perfect, then the more i play the more the song changes i little ways to suit my style, little rythm changes, maybe more hammers ons/pull offs etc nothing major. sometimes i play my own versions of solos, usually nirvana inspired feedback laden affairs, lots of fun...
by mordeth
July 8th, 2005, 1:33 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Yamaha Pacifica. Magnetic or piezo?
Replies: 3
Views: 353

hey matt,

what sort of amp do you have? dont think ive seen this feature before.
does it mean that you can use the same amp for electric and electo acousitc instead of buying an acoustic amp?
by mordeth
July 3rd, 2005, 2:51 pm
Forum: Opinions and Polls
Topic: Live 8
Replies: 34
Views: 7915

i thought live8 was awesome, so did everyone i know...pink floyd were absolutely amazing, the whole thing was just so cool british tv ran the whole thing non stop from about 4 in the afternoon to something like 5am. got to see most stuff - weakest part for me was defo the philly show, best hyde park...
by mordeth
July 2nd, 2005, 4:56 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Ringing Strings Problem
Replies: 9
Views: 1501

Been having a similar problem recently, and have been trying to practice for awhile with the meat of my hand muting the low strings. Does anyone else find this really uncomfortable? I find my shoulder tensing up a ton because i'm trying to keep my hand from moving away from the strings I want to mu...
by mordeth
June 27th, 2005, 2:39 pm
Forum: Opinions and Polls
Topic: lets see wht the members think
Replies: 37
Views: 8489

ah, polls, how i do love them - the contraversy, the rows, the pointlessness :) anyway, from your list: jimmy page - firstly for his playing in Led Zepplin, writing some of the best riffs ever, inspiring generations of players and gifting Stairway to Heaven to the world secondly for all his session ...
by mordeth
June 25th, 2005, 2:20 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Jaguar HH
Replies: 2
Views: 637

man thats a pretty looking guitar :-)

anyway, for reviews try here

http://www.harmony-central.com/Guitar/D ... on-01.html

it gets pretty awesome reviews, and its a bit of a bargin for 599.
by mordeth
June 6th, 2005, 6:36 am
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: songs????
Replies: 8
Views: 1001

grungy, have you considered downloading the powertab software? it lets you download songs, view the tab and notation and uses midi playback to let you listen along. i find it very useful for practicing along with as you can slow the songs down to help nail them correctly. give it a try :) download t...
by mordeth
June 3rd, 2005, 3:08 pm
Forum: Opinions and Polls
Topic: Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse....
Replies: 67
Views: 10713

grrr, that frog really, really irrates me! Worse, if you've seen the tv ads, they stuck a censored logo over his weird belly button thing?!? i dont know what the world's coming to sometimes, i really dont. i remember hearing the same soundclip about 4 years ago, it was on an internet page and went s...
by mordeth
June 2nd, 2005, 2:18 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Daisy Rock - for guys ?
Replies: 59
Views: 5231

Daisy Rock - for guys ?

bit of a strange one this, but saw the new Daisy Rock Tom Boy guitar today. It looks so cool, the lower body is sg shaped and the upper telecaster, topped off with a maple neck and a prs type headstock. neck humbucker, bridge singlecoil, 2xtone, 2x3-way switchs and vol controls. take a look for your...
by mordeth
May 31st, 2005, 11:23 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: How do you deal with playing in a guitar store?
Replies: 42
Views: 5777

personally i always play stairway to heaven as soon as i sit down. its amazing how quickly people start to drift away from the general area, and it makes me alot more comfortable once i know everyone has tuned my playing out :) usually just jam through a bunch of open+barre chords, a few simple lead...