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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.


Apr
26
comment How important is it for a guitar player to know the notes which make up a chord?
@JoshFields I've marked up sheets for my band using roman numerals. It means I don't have to decide on a key, and we can choose one as we play.
Apr
26
revised How is electronic music performed live?
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Apr
25
answered How is electronic music performed live?
Apr
24
comment How important is it for a guitar player to know the notes which make up a chord?
@DrMayhem music.stackexchange.com/questions/1480/… -- in short, use roman numerals to denote the root chord (I) and relative chords. e.g. if C is the root, I is C maj, IV is F.
Apr
24
answered How can I learn timing from a guitar tab?
Apr
23
answered Finger landing order for D#m chord (and similar)
Apr
23
revised Finger landing order for D#m chord (and similar)
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Apr
12
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Apr
11
revised Learning blues piano from music score
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Apr
11
reviewed Approve suggested edit on violin tag wiki excerpt
Apr
11
reviewed Approve suggested edit on violin tag wiki
Mar
19
comment What is a “producer” in hip-hop music?
I voted to reopen. It's good info to have here. I think Dr Mayhem's answer can be improved upon -- although the short version is "different producers do different things".
Mar
2
answered Is G sharp major a real key?
Mar
2
comment How do professional accompanying musicians (seem to) figure out songs instantly?
@RafaelAlmeida Music certainly can be that spontaneous. The simple answer to your question is, the musicians know what sound they want to make, and they know how to make that sound.
Mar
1
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Mar
1
comment Guitar for super-small hands?
Have you considered learning the ukulele? They are not toys; if you want to spend $1000 on a uke, you can (and it will be lovely). YouTube has examples of virtuosos playing serious music. Even with your tiny hands, a soprano uke will feel small. A tenor uke is bigger, but still smaller than a 3/4 guitar, and because it's the "right" size for what it is, doesn't have the tonal compromises of a 3/4 guitar.
Feb
29
comment Is there a difference between 2/4 and 4/4
... although, to be pedantic, it's your choice whether to put any emphasis on the third beat of 4/4. Or in reggae, put more emphasis on the 3 than on the 1!
Feb
29
comment Is there a difference between 2/4 and 4/4
+1 -- it's detail I didn't want to include, for fear of making the answer too long, but you did a great job. I would add; all of this makes intuitive sense with experience. Perhaps the best thing for the beginner is to take it on trust until one day it clicks.
Feb
28
comment Share an effects loop between two signals?
Both signals using the loop? That's a new requirement. You're OK with the output going to both amps too?
Feb
28
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