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    Tabletop / Desktop setups without computers ?

    I'm tried of looking at computer screens, have digital overwhelm, thinking of a looper based setup with a modeller and a looper like the Boss RC 202/505 series. Might add a drum sequencer eventually. Just want to jam out, don't care about producing pro grade tracks. Please share your...
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    Help ! Crack and pop noises while recording

    For literally months now, I keep having random crack and pop noises in my recording. With playback this issue is not there, only with recording. Steps I have tried I tried using different computers, since I thought that might be issue. Moved speakers away from the recording interface Moved...
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    Article on Global nature of Metal Music

    My friend wrote this for his company blog http://www.gracenote.com/global-metal/ Gracenote is a music metadata and recognition algorithms company. I am curious to what thoughts you guys have on this topic, do you agree or disagree ? Have you met metalheads from other countries ? What were...
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    Why do people use low output pickups ?

    Firstly, I have never used low output pickups. Period. I come from a metal background, currently using Dimarzio Evo 2 and breed, both are decently high output. I have seen lot of people who say they prefer low output pickups. Why ? What is the advantage ? I am not looking for a fight...
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    Going back to a Zoom G2nU

    For a long time I was broke and my rig was a zoom G2nU and cheapo esp. I earned from job and earned my way into better guitar, got an interface and switched to a digital (DI+Vsti) rig. The zoom stopped working, I ignored it. Was free and got around to opening it more for fun then anything...
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    Cracking the show - Show for guitar nerds

    So, I found this while browsing through youtube and have been hooked since. Hope its useful for others
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    Quest for tone website

    Quest for Tone so, some ss.org member maintained this site and I used it a lot for reference. It contained benchmarks and data on literally anything related to ERG's Now it seems to be down. Does anyone know why ? IS there any way we can port this data to be a part of ss.org ...
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    Immersive sound/Future of audio production

    Hey guys, What albums or pieces of music would you consider to be the future of sound production ? Also, other thoughts on the topic 1: Things preventing us from moving to higher number of channels in audio then just stereo 2: Music with better separation of instruments and more realistic...
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    What does a tight guitar sound mean ?

    I hear the word thrown around a lot, I used to think it means playing right on beat, starting and ending the note on cue and have it co ordinated well to a beat. But people use it in lot of contexts. So, what does it really mean ?
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    Anyone tune to Dimished fourths ?

    This tuning https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augmented-fourths_tuning Shawn lane used to use it :shred::metal: Any tips on string gauges, chord positions etc Or people who have tuned to this
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    Guitar direct into MIC input

    First of all, I have googled this and I know the proper way is to USE A DI. But I am short on funds and can't seem to locate a decent cheap DIox as of now. I have a stereo guitar and I want to plug in both outputs into a interface, sadly the ones I like have only 1 hi Z input. So , I want...
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    NGD : Fretless baritone content

    So, I have saving/spending for this instrument for a long time, finally its here. The guitar is a bit dusty in the pics as I finished installing the wall hanger for it just before taking the pics. Still shaking in excitement.
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    Carbon Fibre

    Is carbon fibre viable for use as a fingerboard ? Particularly for fretless instruments, can it take abuse from roundwound strings and not get injured like wood does ?
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    Can anyone point me to some minimal music ?

    Not minimal as in Philip glass and Steve Reich, but music with only one or two instruments. Please exclude music with piano/organs and touch style instruments since one can play both rhythm and lead simultaneously. One contemporary example would be
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    Hearing care

    Needless to say you guys know how important ears are for us. I started work on a construction site recently. And needless to say it gets loud. Very loud. I am not allowed to wear earplugs on site (don't ask). The boss takes it as a sign of dis interest in my work. So, today after 2 days of...
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    Super Mario Brothers - Underworld

    Cool interpretation of a tune most of us would know https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fMWlNSU4M0
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    Can't understand what playing in time is

    Hey guys, I have a 2 part problem Part 1 I have been playing for 4-5 years now, mostly self taught. I made the mistake of not working with metronomes when I started playing, now I do have access to metronomes. And I use them in my practice regularly. I understand what time signatures are and...
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    Multi fx vs Pedals WORKFLOW

    First of all let me clear this. This is not a thread about which has better tone. I am a multi fx user and I find myself constantly tweaking tones, to make them smoother, gnarlier etc. Often time I find myself tweaking out things which I should be improving from my playing, like smoother pick...
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    Home made pick clips

    So I got into thumb picks recently mainly to free up fingers for tapping. But the only thumb picks I can get in India are the planet waves thumb picks.:wallbash: I don't like the tip of these and prefer how my jazz III's tip feels, so I decided to make my own pick clip (since Chris Broderick's...
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    Finish options for fretless build

    Greetings fellow members I am in the process of getting a fret less baritone built The basic specs are Mahogany body and neck Tune o matic bridge (string through body) 27 inch scale length neck with steel fingerboard BC rich style headstock H-H configuration, 1 volume knob, 2 tone knobs I...


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