Musicians thread of DOOOOOOM.

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Musicians thread of DOOOOOOM.

Postby Chozon1 » Wed Jun 23, 2010 9:06 pm

I figure we need another one of these. I didna play an instrument when we had the last one. XD

So yeah. I figure we can discuss musical stuff (not songs, per say) just...musical stuff.

Like:

I'm trying to memorize songs now. Easier to fluidly play them, for me. But it's hard to memorize solo's when I can barely play them anyway. XD
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Postby jester747 » Sat Jun 26, 2010 5:22 pm

I'm trying to learn "Shine" by Collective Soul, but I've been unable to find any reliable chord sheets.
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Postby Deepfreeze32 » Sat Jun 26, 2010 9:49 pm

My problem with solos is often the odd timings.

I can make my own, but not too great at playing ones made by others.

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Postby Chozon1 » Sun Jun 27, 2010 2:24 am

I can never get the speed.
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Postby Deepfreeze32 » Tue Jul 20, 2010 12:30 pm

Speed....isn't so hard for me. It's hitting the right notes at that speed that gets me. :D


Side note: Dream Theater stuff is so hard to play but feels so rewarding when you finally pull it off.

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Postby Chozon1 » Wed Jul 21, 2010 2:19 am

Hmm...only DT song I have experience with is Pull Me under. It has insanely hard parts, but most of it's not so bad.

Yes. I DID hear it off Guitar Hero. XD
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Re: Musicians thread of DOOOOOOM.

Postby Chozon1 » Sat Jul 24, 2010 3:55 am

So. String recommendations anyone?

I've had mine on for about a month, but considering I'm liable to get food on them, or play with damp hands (don't judge >_>) not to mention I stretched the crud out of them, I'm thinking about changing them next week.

I've used Ernie Ball pretty much since I got my Electric two years ago. I used D'Addario once in that time, but...I don't remember how they sounded. :D

I've got Beefy Slinky's on now. So I think I'ma drop to a a bit thinner and see how they play. I've had those or Skinny Top, heavy bottom on for the last year. :D

Any ooher good/better brands?
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Re: Musicians thread of DOOOOOOM.

Postby TripExistence » Sat Jul 24, 2010 11:48 am

For an electric, Ernie Balls are quite nice, I used them frequently (Medium slinky.)

I really need to change the strings on my acoustic (my neck looks kind of disgusting) but I've never bought strings in the states before. How much do they run?/What kind should I buy?

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Re: Musicians thread of DOOOOOOM.

Postby Kendrik » Sat Jul 24, 2010 8:29 pm

I'm terrible when it comes to strings... I buy whatever's cheap and accessible. /shrug

Also... I'm working on a new song. By "working on" I mean "I need to write." What's it about? RPG leveling, questing, grinding... yessssss. :D

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Re: Musicians thread of DOOOOOOM.

Postby Chozon1 » Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:16 pm

For an electric, Ernie Balls are quite nice, I used them frequently (Medium slinky.)

I really need to change the strings on my acoustic (my neck looks kind of disgusting) but I've never bought strings in the states before. How much do they run?/What kind should I buy?
Acoustic runs more here than electric. Typically, $5-20. Though the $20 are the cryogenically frozen stuffs. XD

I really like the sound of the Ernie Ball Earthwood (lights) series. Bright, but full.

Likely, I'll end up grabbing some EB Slinky's. Those are the most available.
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Re: Musicians thread of DOOOOOOM.

Postby Chozon1 » Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:42 pm

Ended up, as thought, with Ernie Ball Slinky's. Good strings. Cheap too. I miss my guitar growling like a savage troll, but I definitely love the light and sparkly tone I'm now getting.
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Re: Musicians thread of DOOOOOOM.

Postby Kendrik » Sat Jul 31, 2010 10:32 pm

I love shimmering strings. :D

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Re: Musicians thread of DOOOOOOM.

Postby Chozon1 » Sat Jul 31, 2010 10:39 pm

Have you started on your RPG song yet? It sounds epic. XD
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Re: Musicians thread of DOOOOOOM.

Postby Chozon1 » Mon Aug 02, 2010 4:29 am

Whenever I plug my amp into my computer (using the headphone jack into the line-in port) I have this...awful, high pitched whine under whatever I record. Anyone know what this is?

It doesna do that when I use my RP90, but the RP90 doesna have the tone I want. Running the pedal into the amp into the computer makes it worse. XD
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Re: Musicians thread of DOOOOOOM.

Postby Kendrik » Thu Aug 05, 2010 3:47 am

Have you started on your RPG song yet? It sounds epic. XD
Not yet. Need to. Kinda stuck. Mebbe I'll make that my project for tomorrow.
Whenever I plug my amp into my computer (using the headphone jack into the line-in port) I have this...awful, high pitched whine under whatever I record. Anyone know what this is?
Could very well be a grounding issue of some kind.

PS I am currently writing a rather ticked off lyric of an anti-love-song nature.

It could be freaking epic. O.o


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