What are YOU playing right now?

Discussion in 'Beginners/FAQ' started by danger5oh, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. danger5oh

    danger5oh I'm always... hungry

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    Yes... another one of these kinda threads (sorry). My creativity has gotten stagnant and I've been finding myself playing the same boring stuff over and over again. What covers are you guys working on at the moment? I'm hoping to find some new inspiration.
     
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    jaketheripper Well-Known Member

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    I'm trying to learn White Walls by Between the Buried and Me, but i can't say I'm doing a great job so far. Shit's hard. :shrug:
     
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    I've been trying to nail down Luck as a Constant by Periphery... Ironically, luck has not been a constant for me in that venture...
     
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    RGA8 SS.org Regular

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    I'm not really playing any new song or styles in particular but I've been working very hard on learning chord inversions for all my favorite chords with or without extensions and alterations.
     
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    Splinterhead Sojourner Contributor

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    I've been working on improv over Maiden Voyage and Actual Proof. I'm on a bit of a Herbie Hancock kick right now.:lol:
     
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    Yo_Wattup Kick the Butterfly

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    been doing some standard tuned six string stuff as well as some jazzy chords etc. Listen to something completely out of your comfort zone like jazz, it did wonders for my writing.
     
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    danger5oh I'm always... hungry

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    ^^^ I've actually been trying to do almost that exact same thing... which is pretty much why I posted this thread. Trying to find ideas out of my normal realm of what I like to play or listen too. Any good jazz songs in particular that I could check out?
     
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    MrPepperoniNipples SS.org Regular

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    'Key To The City' by the great Tony MacAlpine
     
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    Learning Erra - The Architect. Pretty good song.
     
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    Lagtastic Five Align

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    AliceLG \m/^_^\m/

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    I've been trying, and miserably failing, to play "Who says?" by John Mayer. It's a tasty acoustic song but all that slapping and flicking strings while singing has got me struggling.
     
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    Cannibal Corpse - Carnivorous Swarm
     
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    oracles Australian in Canada

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    WaffleTheEpic Banned

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    Gonna try to learn some more "Denial" by Monuments tomorrow.
    Song's hard :(
    Might also learn "The Uncollective" at some point.
     
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    Nothing in particular- just noodling. Though in an attempt to finally get the hang of putting something heavy, progressive and maybe a bit thrashy together, I may pull out some tab books and start polishing up the rhythm guitar- Master of Puppets and some Dream Theater (The Glass Prison), frinstance. I mainly play rock, rather than metal or I chuck melodic guitar over synths.

    It's gonna be fun... Though I worry for my fingers when I get to recording bass parts... :)
     
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    Repetitive chromatic alternate picking in a futile attempt to synchronize my hands, build up speed and convince myself I have at least some soloing ability. :wallbash::wallbash::wallbash:
     
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    Kiwimetal101 'Tread Lightly'

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    BTBAM white walls.. getting there slowly, most of pauls lil licks are fucking with me though..
     
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    Dayn silly person

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    Honestly, I'm just trying to learn my own damn songs! I'm determined to have my sweet pop rock song have blisteringly-fast runs here and there.
     
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    Emperor songs, most of the hits from Scattered Ashes album.
     

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