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I'm a developer for pay and a guitarist for fun.


Mar
8
answered Finding a balance point learning to pick a guitar at a right angle?
Mar
8
answered How do you tune your guitar?
Mar
8
comment Finding a balance point learning to pick a guitar at a right angle?
Are you talking about pick orientation or arm movement? I'm finding it hard to understand what the question actually is.
Mar
8
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What is the difference between a collection of sounds and music?
Mar
7
revised Guitar's individual bridge saddle intonation cannot be adjusted further
edited body
Mar
7
revised How to find equivalent notes on different strings of a mandolin?
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Mar
7
answered How to find equivalent notes on different strings of a mandolin?
Mar
5
reviewed Approve suggested edit on percussion tag wiki
Mar
5
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Tuning new strings on an acoustic guitar
Feb
28
revised Guitar's individual bridge saddle intonation cannot be adjusted further
accidental repetition removed
Feb
27
revised Guitar's individual bridge saddle intonation cannot be adjusted further
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Feb
27
answered Guitar's individual bridge saddle intonation cannot be adjusted further
Feb
26
comment Guitar chords high on the neck
So, we're in violent agreement. Cool.
Feb
26
comment Guitar chords high on the neck
Freddie Green chords are one note, two ghost notes and a bunch of thump, and it works well in context. "Power chords" are root-fifth or root-fifth-octave, to get rid of the third, so the soloist can decide whether it's major or minor, or just so the combination of distortion and the major third doesn't sound bad. "A chord in music is any harmonic set of three or more notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chord_(music) I've been playing for nearly 30 years. I have an idea how much is 2 notes, not 3.
Feb
26
comment Guitar chords high on the neck
Welcome. I'm confused by your commenting that the fifth-to-eighth frets are pretty high on the neck. Traditionally, get counting starts at the nut (and some guitars have a zero feet next to the nut) so the eighth feet isn't that far up to me. Are you counting from the sound hole?
Feb
26
answered Guitar chords high on the neck
Feb
22
answered Looking for advice on my self-taught music education
Feb
22
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How to connect bass to windows box and record the session?
Feb
20
answered Why does classical music sound out of tune on a Hohner Marine Band Deluxe Harmonica?
Feb
19
comment How to decide whether my guitar is really bad
I think "too wide or too narrow" is subjective to your uses, while bad intonation or ease of tuning are more objective. There are instruments that are lousy for all uses.