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    Re: Understanding double-stops...

    Hello,
    Thanks to this topic I've just discovered Pickloser's method.
    I wouldn't say better than JeffD.
    This is THE method I was looking for for long.
    It makes things logical for me and very easy...
  2. Re: Tremolo Tuesdays-Let's work on our tremability!

    Hello,

    Thanks Crisscross for sharing this!
    Very interesting.
    I find your playing just delicate and sweat, very nice to ear.
    And I wish I could play like this.
    I will use your videos for...
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    Re: how to separate tremolo notes?

    Yesss!!

    This is exactly the result I'd like to obtain.

    I hear your first note is a little short as you said.
    But I don't hear it as a mistake or something wrong.
    For me your two notes are...
  4. Re: Modes - Practicing to Cement Their Sound in Your Head

    Hello,

    Something that helped me a lot to hear modes is the use of simple backing tracks.
    Out of context a D dorian scale is exactly the same thing as a C major scale.
    Only a backing chord or a...
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    Re: how to separate tremolo notes?

    Thanks, it's an idea to work.

    I've tried emphasizing too.
    I feel this can work well on measured tremolos with practice.
    But I don't always use measured tremolos.
    And, as tremolo is a very fast...
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    how to separate tremolo notes?

    Hello,

    How do you play two same tremoloed notes so that you really hear two notes?
    I just can't do that.

    For exemple:
    If I want to play A~B~C~, there's no problem. (I write ~ for tremolo)...
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    Re: Suggestions on learning chords?

    Hi!

    I've just found this as I decided to go deeper in chords on my summer holidays:

    http://www.chordcracker.com/chordexplorer.php

    Totaly free and very easy to use.
    Just have to choose...
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    Re: keys that don't sound good

    +100!

    No one had never made things so clear to me before about tuning system than sblock!
    I always thought I used 12TET but you proved me I was wrong.
    And I thank you for this :)

    I understand...
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    Re: keys that don't sound good

    Yeaaaah!!

    Thanks a lot for this explanation sblock!! :)

    You found the problem I was not aware of.
    You made me discover I don't tune my instruments in 12TET but in Just Intonation tuning.
    It's...
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    Re: keys that don't sound good

    Thanks all
    for expalnations!

    @Sblock: I don't even know how to tune it in perfect fiths :)
    Possible I make so but could you explain how to tune in perfect fiths please?
    I tune each string...
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    keys that don't sound good

    Hello!

    As I was working major pentatonic scales I noticed something strange:

    I play G major pentatonic in closed position (start on D string fret 5) and no problem.
    I play the same position on...
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    Re: Cheapest Multi-Track Rrecording

    Excuse me if this has been already mentioned but I use this for easy recordings:

    "Boss Micro BR-80" for about 200€

    You can use its built-in stereo microphones or plug in with jack.

    Two...
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    Re: Is there a personal limitation for speed?

    Hi café friends!

    Many good advices here that already improved my playing.
    Since I know that limits can be pushed with practice I didn't give up working.
    And I see my tempo increased from 100bpm...
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    Re: Is there a personal limitation for speed?

    Thanks for your answers and advices!

    Thanks to you I now know that it's worth going on my efforts.
    So I can practice again and again thinking that one day it will come even if it takes time....
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    Is there a personal limitation for speed?

    Hello,

    My question of the day is:
    Is there a limitation, physical or mental for each player that prevent him to reach his max tempo even if he works hard?

    I explain:
    I'm begining to learn...
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    Re: Tenor Guitar tuning - CGDA vs GDAE ????

    Hello,

    I have a tenor banjo and barytone uke, both tuned GDAE.
    They sound good.
    When I want CGDA I put my capo at the 5th fret and they sound good to.
    The neck is shortened but I don't often go...
  17. Re: I've asked before, but asking again: how to play louder

    Hello Sbhikes,

    For mandolin specific technique, I'm not good enough to advice. I would just suggest you to listen to the advices above, because the subject interests me too.

    But I have lot of...
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    Re: Which GDAE instrument for chord playing?

    Hello,

    Six mounth ago I have bought an electro-accoustic baritone uke and stringed it GDAE.
    I'm still in the honey moon with it cause I really love the sound.

    For accompaniment, you can go...
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    Re: E-bow and fingerpicking on Tenor Guitar

    Wooow!!!

    Thanks a lot! :)
    I had never heard about this before.
    I need one!

    Do you think it can work with a mandolin, accoustic bass or banjo?
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    Founded easy way to learn scales

    Hello,

    I wanted to share with you a self discover I made to easily practice and use scales in a jazz approach:

    Instead of playing a scale in the conventional FFCP way, I play it all in thirds...
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    Re: E-bow and fingerpicking on Tenor Guitar

    Hello,

    Sounds interesting but...
    What is a E-bow?
    How do you do this?

    Thanks in advance for explanation :)
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    Re: How and how fast can I play this?

    Thanks for interest!

    I tried different methods you mentioned:

    -"...but I would just sweep pick this,,one controlled down and one graceful and controlled up..."
    This seems to be the faster and...
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    How and how fast can I play this?

    Hello,

    My lack of knowledge needs help, please.

    I 'd like to play a looped arpeggio pattern and can't play it more speed than 100 bpm.
    I don't know if I pick it right.

    The pattern is all in...
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    Re: Digital Recorder

    Hello,

    I recently got a Boss Micro BR-80:
    -Built in microphones.
    -Up to 8 tracks recording.
    -Jack input to plug a guitar or a microphone.
    -Nice preamps and effects for guitar, bass or...
  25. Thread: Crosspicking

    by PhilGox
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    Re: Crosspicking

    Hello,

    John Flynn said:


    I approve this a lot!

    I've been struggling without succes with all the duuduududud academic techniques and had the feeling to learn morse code that would bring me...
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