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I play guitar on my own, at open mic nights, and as part of a weekly get-together for guitarists, and as part a reggae band, for fun.


Oct
22
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Can old batter heads be used as resonant heads?
Oct
22
revised Recording electric guitar with pc - suggestions to get a great metal sound
Stereo / digital
Oct
22
revised Recording electric guitar with pc - suggestions to get a great metal sound
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Oct
22
answered Recording electric guitar with pc - suggestions to get a great metal sound
Oct
8
comment What is good software for learning how to sight-read?
Playing small pieces is fine - but to learn sight reading, you need feedback to tell you if you've played the wrong note or rhythm. A teacher can do this, but having software do it would be convenient and maybe cheaper.
Oct
8
answered Is it better to practice a single lick / part exclusively until you master it, or to practice a number of things at once?
Oct
3
comment Which F to use on a bass?
I didn't downvote, but - no F is "recommended" over any other. Use the F that sounds best to you in the context of whatever it is you're playing.
Oct
2
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Oct
2
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Oct
1
comment Distortion pedals and tube amps
@JDuv that's a good point; it happens that my 2 channel amp doesn't have a switch; both inputs are always active.
Sep
28
comment What is a transposing instrument?
@NReilingh would you have the same issue playing guitar with a capo? Keyboard with the pitch shifted?
Sep
28
answered Why is it common to write tuba sheet music in concert pitch?
Sep
28
comment Why is it common to write tuba sheet music in concert pitch?
According to Wikipedia "Some instrument families, like trombones and tubas, are not written transposed." - but no reason is given. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transposing_instrument
Sep
28
revised Why is it common to write tuba sheet music in concert pitch?
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Sep
28
revised Distortion pedals and tube amps
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Sep
28
answered Distortion pedals and tube amps
Sep
28
revised Why is it common to write tuba sheet music in concert pitch?
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Sep
25
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
24
comment How can I use a trumpet in a pop rock band?
As Wheat said, listen to some Cake. Also lots of Super Furry Animals songs use trumpet well.
Sep
21
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