Again. Everything is melody. Everything is rhythm. I can listen to the clicking of windshield wiper and argue “but this has rhythm!”.
I don’t know, maybe your ears just can’t hear quality over quantity? Practice more. You’ll get there, Sport!
Sounds like your definition of fast is the likes of Chris Impellitteri. So allow me to definite wheat I mean by playing too fast: It’s faster than you’re capable of playing melodically. It’s playing what are mostly scalar runs and exercises (eg 3NPS). It’s playing something that if you played...
Y’all are cherry picking examples and setting up straw man arguments. Of course fast pieces of music can be great. Is anyone claiming otherwise?
Melody without speed is okay. Speed and melody are also good. But speed without melody is mostly garbage.
[For the record I’m a shred guy. Grew up...
My musician friends (piano, cello, singer) all love music. Whereas most of my guitarist friends (and most on here apparently) like specific genres of music heavily featuring guitar parts that they specifically like.
I’ve posted this before (and my fellow “BluesDads” out there...
And Wolfgangs were ~$600 for USA Special, $800-1000 for USA Standard, $400 for MIK Special EXP, and Custom Shops were $1-3k. USA HP Specials were also $800 and Custom Shops were $1-2k. (I paid $800 for a NOS Pearloid Blue top CS HP that was a NAMM piece.)
Those days are long gone.
You definitely are lol. I talked with Johan Segeborn about this. Basically all of his tone comes from dimed amps. I’m talking all knobs on 10 except roll the bass down to compensate since that’s where you’ll get all your bad distortion and flub. He does this with 10” combos to half and full...
I just bought a pedal from a questionable listing on Reverb. Discontinued pedal from 5+ years ago, listed as brand new, and only has stock photos.
Seller has 25 positive feedback plus Reverb Buyer Protection. Fee free to start placing your bets now, folks.