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  1. russianboy New Member

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    Everyone has their own philosophy when it comes to music, but in the end it's the whole experiance which anyone can be a part of is what makes it great.
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    I believe the sole reason why we started gets blurred.
    We started because the song sounded cool.
    Just because it sounded cool, not because the band plays using complex timings & rhythms which only a musician can appreciate from a technical perspective, otherwise it generally sounds like crap to the rest of the public which we were before we knew anything about the theory in music.
    Before we knew a scale and all the other technicalites we know now.
    Along the lines some of us forget it's not about the difficulty but about feeling good and enjoying when music is made.
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    I play the drums.
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    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    My mom just bought me a Martin DX1 acoustic guitar for my birthday. WOW, what a difference in sound quality from that POS gremlin that I learned on. The Martin ring is legendary for a reason.
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    I am getting a tremonti prs as my next guitar.
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    If there is one thing which annoys me is, parents giving thier kids real POS guitars to learn on.
    Can really make thier confidence drop when every chord is out of tune even though the tuning is perfect down the other end.
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    PP Mguire New Member

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    Thats where you learn to compensate for it. I learned on a Squire Strat. I still play on it to this day
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    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    Man, I am 22 and a tennis player. Takes a whole lot to discourage me. If anything the pain of the strings would have made me quit. Besides, I didn't want anything expensive to learn on and we already had the gremlin. The Martin is in a class of it's own.
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    Martins are by far my favorite acoustics. The action on some models can be a little tough, but man is the sound worth it.
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    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    The DX1 is actually very easy to play, not much action to deal with, at least on this one. Yes, the sound is definitely worth it. The DX1 is the "Bottom line" model, but it still sounds fantastic and a WHOLE lot of people say that it's the best guitar under $500. I tend to agree with them.
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    My best friend's mother has an Orchestra Model she bought new in 1972. 30 seconds with that guitar, and I was sold on Martin for life. lol.
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    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    My uncle has a D18 from the 70's, awesome sound.
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    I have an Ibanez hollow body acoustic/electric and Boss Mega Distortion hooked up to a crescent 10-watt practice amp.
    In fact, here is my guitar:
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    Me with my guitar: www.myspace.com/jacobharris66725
    (Not responsible for the things on said page, my wife manages it.)
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    "Boss Tube Screamer"

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    My first guitar was an epiphone SG I love it.
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    If PP is man enough to post i video i might as well make one too. Just a short one though, my equipment kinda sucks.

    edit- uploading to youtube now

    edit2- video is processing

    edit3- arg don't really want to share it now :p but here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HApNj9gkEYQ
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    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    Not bad man, you have really fast fingers lol. I would make one, but I have a COMPLETELY different style of playing. Also, I would have to sing for the effect to be there and trust me, you don't want that.
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    Well what style do you play in? Normally I'm a lot more bluesy but i didn't think the song would work as well with that style. Still wouldn't mind a TPU jam.
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    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    I play acoustic. Country alternating bass for most of my songs.
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    Only have one atm did this couple months ago http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjMAQHAS47Q just clean no amp
    i play a fender strat also an electro acoustic made by freshman.

    Theres so many different styles of playing and so much to learn if you lived 3 life times you'd still have stuff to learn its important to explore all kinds of music and styles of playing But i belive blues is the root to all music play the blues and you can pretty much move onto anything Gary moore is one of my favorates he started out doing Rock But also plays alot of blues or fast blues and ballads really great player my favorate is a track called The prohpet.

    If anyone watched any of jimmy hendix playing live hes good but hes also quite erratic at times he wants to play and play and play and you can see his frustration when hes trying to play whats in his head but its just not coming out the way he wants it to. Thats why its erratic.

    ok rant over lol
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    Magibeg your good, but ow on the squeels. And im loving the simple acoustic piece. The only real songs ive only wrote where on accoustic and i moved them to electric.
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    Yea i get horrible feedback and i can't do much about it. I need better equipment. The sound is through my webcam mic and such.

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