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Fri Apr 04, 2014 12:09 am | jump to post

The short reason of why it sounds so melodic with all 11 notes is that it takes primarily melodic sequences (as well as some augmented I think i heard at one point), and integrates passing tones in carefully. For example, the first notes after the harp like intro, that start the main melody are (with the first note on the high e string): e: 17 15 14 15b: 15 15 15 15g: 15 ...
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Thu Apr 03, 2014 11:19 pm | jump to post

Don't concentrate on how you divide the time. Everyone's brain assimilates new information in different ways. You need to figure out which is the best way for you to learn. Do you like to learn a song a bar at a time? If its not complex, maybe a verse at a time? or a chorus? Maybe you like to strum through the basic harmonic structure, and then go back and fill in the blanks. You are most likely never going to be able to simply sight read ANY piece of music without stopping and thinking and mayb...

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Tue Jan 07, 2014 1:45 pm | jump to post

Depends. If you already have good control over excess noise, then practicing without an amp is fine, just make sure your area is quiet enough where you can really hear the guitar. You should still be able to distinctly hear something as quiet as a pinch harmonic. It's good way to practice legato for sure too because your fingers have to really work to give a sufficient amount of clarity. But still definitely set some time aside for the amp so your not ever shocked by the feel of playing with one...

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Mon Jan 06, 2014 5:56 am | jump to post

not quite sure if this has been said and i didnt see but when i try to practice chords i usually pick a root note say c, and just review all the possibilities of chords i can make around c and really try to associate the shape with the sound. if you know what minor 7 flat 5 chords like against the root then youll know when its right to play during the middle of a melody for example.another way is to invent a simple melody of say 2 or 3 bars or so. play it, and then try to play it with 2 note har...


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