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Joined: Nov 23, 2004
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RE: Your first finger pickin' songs?

"Blackbird" by the Beatles- instantly recognizable, and very fun to learn. . . You'll know you're on track when you get the first notes right.

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RE: Complicating chords within a scale

But I usually play by myself- no lead guitar, no singing. So there really is no melody... or should I learn to incorporate little melodies in my chord...

17 years ago
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RE: Anyone else get real nervous tuning their strings?

It's a fear I just can't go over...when I hear that metal tightening sound I always imagine the string breaking and hitting in me in the eye. Yes! Th...

17 years ago
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RE: DADGAD or DADF#AD?

Don't mean to jack the thread, but does anyone know any good music that uses drone tunings, like Led Zeppelin's aforementioned raga-esque "Black Mount...

17 years ago
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RE: Complicating chords within a scale

Thanks everyone, I'll work on incorporating those chords. . .But one other thing- in Traffic's "John Barleycorn," there is a chord progression that go...

17 years ago
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RE: screaming??

For good screaming that accents the music beautifully, check out Pink Floyd's "Careful with that axe, Eugene." Don't know if it's in tune, but it soun...

17 years ago
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RE: Wah wah pedal

Oh my holy cow, that is awesome. . .I want that wah probe, heck i'll take any wah pedal. 8)

17 years ago
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RE: Changing the "mood" of a song

Well, within a song during a performance, it would seem technically correct (and less annoying to the audience) to just switch to the relative minor, ...

17 years ago
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RE: Changing the "mood" of a song

It would seem the easiest way to switch moods is go from major to minor. . . Within, for example, a solo, would you just switch to the relative minor ...

17 years ago
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RE: Using modes and exotic scales

Whoa, some of you are getting a little too deep. . . .After trying some of the ideas, I think one thing that seems pretty easy to do is use a scale pa...

17 years ago
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RE: Buy the bass?

Well, I'm no pro (I've been playing about as long as you- about a year), but here's my words of wisdom-Really, all you would need to do as a bassist i...

17 years ago
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RE: Good "Shredding" riffs, anyone?

It's hard for me to say how fast I am. . . I feel that when I use a lot of hammer-ons and pull-offs, I can move around pretty quickly but I feel that ...

17 years ago
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