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hbriem
hbriem
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Joined: Jun 20, 2002
Topics: 5 / Replies: 641
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Re: Will some of you guitar players please help me out?

In 1983 I joined a band as a bass player with more experienced members after a few months of noodling on my own in the bedroom. I could play some song...

6 years ago
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Re: Ideas on progressing

It's definitely nothing personal, don't take it as such.I'm sad to say that this forum has stagnated a bit over the years and the members are no longe...

6 years ago
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Re: Q> about modes

Besides what Alan said, here's my 20p worth.Ionian mode is just major. Simple major.A chord progression of C G Em is a basic C major progress (I - V -...

7 years ago
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Re: Verse Chorus

The music in verses is generally "the same", i.e. the chord progression and melody (the songwriting part). This isn't compulsory however. If you want ...

7 years ago
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Re: D Chord GRRR....

I also got a new guitar and the action is lower and i am 10 times better on that then my current high action guitar im gunna stick with the high actio...

8 years ago
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Re: Can it be a Mental Thing?

I am only a fair bass player and a mediocre guitarist, but I can play all the chords and whatnot. However I do clearly remember my struggles in the be...

8 years ago
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Re: Tuning Question

Most "chromatic" tuners have a setting where you can change the frequency of A, but yes, the default is 440.The difference between a "chromatic" tuner...

8 years ago
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Re: Decent copies of Gibson Les Paul

Slated by whom?Epiphone guitars have a good reputation and lots and lots of people love them.

9 years ago
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Re: Acoustic or electric guitar for a beginner?

If I may offer a dissenting opinion, I started with an acoustic, oh more than 30 years ago and had a very hard time with it. Actually pretty nearly an...

9 years ago
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Re: How Can I make this Sound

It sounds as if the guitarist simply mutes the guitar strings with his left hand and plays a few strokes. Often called "left hand muting".To do it, yo...

9 years ago
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Re: I Need some advice!

Both would be good choices.The amp might prove a little small if you a) want to use it for gigs and b) if you rehearse in a fairly open space.Typicall...

9 years ago
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Re: Barre chords

Yes, that's a good start. Practice moving those shapes here and there. You'll find they sound good at various places around the neck. Hint: what notes...

9 years ago
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Re: momentarily switching from pick to fingers mid-song

Not that there's anything wrong with using fingers, but if you find fast and fluid strumming difficult with a pick, you are probably using one that is...

9 years ago
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