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notes_norton
@notes_norton
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Joined: May 20, 2008
Topics: 21 / Replies: 1476
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Re: travelling with a guitar

If your guitar isn't in an ATA approved flight case, forget about putting it on an airplane.Another option, if you have the time, is pack it wall and ...

6 years ago
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Re: Any idea why my voice sounds better on cheapo mics?

Each mic has a frequency response curve. They don't pick up all frequencies equally.SM58Sennheiser MD421 with all positions of the clickable low rejec...

6 years ago
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Re: Is it too late?

Bands tend to stay together when they have gigs, and get restless when they don't have gigs.There may be a point where you are never going to be a tee...

6 years ago
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Re: Notes Cut Out on Bends

I'd raise the bridge if the neck is straight.It's the reason I hate Fender guitars. Curved fretboard (short radius) means I have to have the bridge hi...

6 years ago
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Re: Do I really have to stick to harmony?

In art, the more abstract an artist gets, the smaller his/her audience gets. Not a bad thing as long as your audience is enough for you.Some people ha...

7 years ago
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Re: Is it too late?

Could have been a vicious rumor I suppose. I thought it was on the back of an LP that the guitarist in one of my bands had. If that's true (and not a ...

7 years ago
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Re: Is it too late?

I believe Wes Montgomery started playing guitar in his mid 30s and eventually became a famous and well respected guitar players guitarist.Never too la...

7 years ago
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Re: How did you learn guitar?

I'm unusual around here.I started playing drums in school band, then switched to saxophone.I got in rock bands with my friends. Not every rock song ha...

7 years ago
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Re: When to switch from acoustic to electric guitar?

If you are listening to electric guitar songs, I'd say the time to switch is now.I started on Electrics, and it took me years before I picked up an ac...

7 years ago
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Re: Do I really have to stick to harmony?

You can play music for yourself, you can play music for other musicians, or you can play music for the general public. If you are good enough, you wil...

7 years ago
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Re: Math is required to be a part of this forum

"I'm a musician damn it, not a mathematician!" (Sorry, I couldn't resist)Welcome - it's a nice forum.Notes

7 years ago
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Re: Theory behind soloing over chord changes?

Noteboat, I've been reading your posts for years, and I am sure you are a very good teacher. Your explanations are always spot on and in an easy to un...

7 years ago
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Re: Can play guitar. Want to progress with singing now

I feel your pain.I started in bands playing mostly saxophone and doubling on bass and/or rhythm guitar when needed. I didn't consider myself a bassist...

7 years ago
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Re: Why Won't My Guitar Stay In Tune?

My suggestions.1) Put some pencil lead (graphite) in the slots of the nut, this will reduce the friction and keep the strings from binding then slippi...

7 years ago
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Re: Finding it hard to stretch my fingers

When not playing guitar and not needing your hands (watching TV or something else passive) put a tennis ball between your fingers pushing them apart t...

7 years ago
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