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PHP developer.

As hobby also a Python/Django programmer, guitarist, marshal art and bicycle enthusiast.


Apr
3
comment Heavy metal: how to play and “arc down” shown in tablature
seems that releasing a pressure while sliding was what I needed. Thank you!
Apr
2
comment Heavy metal: how to play and “arc down” shown in tablature
Thank you for your answer. When I do the slide, I always end up playing some note that I slide to (3rd, or 1st fret), but on the record, slide seems to fade into nothing.
Dec
23
comment What are the feelings & emotions behind chords?
+1 for boled text only, great answer.
Dec
19
comment Dealing with different tunings on stage
+1 on practicing retuning. Check this video out and be amazed: youtube.com/watch?v=BXNe2HhJ-R0
Dec
17
comment A total newbie wants to learn how to write songs. What does he need?
@Jürgen A. Erhard that's strongly subjective. I'm saying this successful people never say "I am successful because I'm talented", they always say "It's because I worked hard". Losers, however, really like to say "I have no talent, what can I do?". That's my point of view, of course. Really recommend this book: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outliers_(book)
Nov
17
comment How to be expressive?
I think this applies to any instrument. Thank you for the answer.
Sep
5
comment Are there References on Whistling Technique?
youtu.be/t25VUC9Wn_0?t=2m35s :)
Sep
3
comment What makes a happy song happy?
@Matthew Read, thanks, I'll do that.
Aug
31
comment Fingerpicks - which styles are they used for?
@Hubert Czerski, no, picture has correct fingerpick position
Aug
24
comment Memorizing notes on guitar fretboard
I've changed question title, if you don't mind, this one will be better, since it describes the topic.
Aug
18
comment How to play given notes on the guitar
Thank you, the last solution looks right! Cheers!
Jun
20
comment How do I play this tab of No More Sorrow's Live version
+1 for drawing a great picture :)
May
25
comment Recording an amp using headphone out?
Good question..
Mar
31
comment Recycling guitar strings
What a great question! My cat loves to play with the strings, so I leave them for some time. then they go into the trash, thats sad.
Mar
21
comment How to learn to play guitar with a slide ?
I am also interested in examples.
Mar
18
comment Need Help in Starting to Learn Guitars?
Yes, you should learn an instrument you want to play.
Mar
13
comment Up-down strumming when playing fingerstyle
@Neil Fein I mean I have them, but they are cut very short (I cant afford longer ones because of the sports)
Mar
12
comment Is it possible to strum (with a pick) separated strings?
+1, I always use both of these methods. Also, if a tune has many parts where many strings should be plucked at once, consider playing it with your fingers.
Feb
14
comment Will learning to play another instrument help me to become a better guitarist?
Accepting the answer because you also have mentioned the back-draws: "Learning another instrument will not necessarily make you a better guitarist; since the time spent learning another instrument is time that your spending not building your technical ability on the guitar." Thank you!
Feb
13
comment Improving fretting hand strength
@Chris, I'm really glad that you found my advice useful! Keep on!