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  1. Guitar: Theory & Playing
    Outside of Josh, I'm not sure who has experience in this realm. Do we have many "Neo-Classical Shredders"? :shrug: Anyway, I'm looking at doing a number of Flute (or Violin) & Cello Duets with one of the kids. So I'm looking at a tuning that has a Low C. Right now, the only option is to...
  2. General Music Discussion
    Hi guys, I just came back from the HellFest (biggest metal open air in France, about 170 000 people over the weekend). It was great as usual, and i saw some pretty amazing shows. Just wanted to share a thought about down tuned guitars (drop E, F, G ...) on stage in open air festivals : 90% of...
  3. Guitar: Theory & Playing
    I've been on a serious Voivod kick recently, having rather fallen in love with them after years of not quite seeing the point. I've heard in quite a few interviews that Piggy had one or more oddball tunings that he used on some albums, but at the same time no-one seems to be able to agree on...
  4. Guitar: Pickups Discussion
    My friends band and I want to play in really low tunings,such as drop E. Would an aftermath be good for such a low tuning like that?
  5. Music: Recording Studio
    Everyone on here will probably hate it but here is something from a side project I have going with my friend Chad from A Dark Orbit/When Knives Go Skyward The Collapse | Frontierer
  6. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    Does anybody else here find that a guitar in dropped C for example, will sound different to a guitar in C standard, when you play the same riff? I think I might just be weird, I seem to prefer the sound of A standard, but I write stuff for my band better in dropped A. Am I a fucking...
  7. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    Hi All, This is my first post on the forum! I have asked the same question on sevenstring.org forum although it applies to both places and I hope to get more opinions if you dont mind. I have recently found myself playing more metal and I would like to get a guitar for lower tunings or...
  8. General Music Discussion
    I've been wondering this for a while. When I play in dropped tunings, my writing style drastically differs to when I play in standard tuning. Neither writing is 'better' than the other, just differs alot. Kinda hard to describe. Does anyone else find this?
  9. Music: Recording Studio
    So, in rediscovering my love of The Tea Party, I've started playing around with alternate tunings again, and am coming up with some stuff I rather like. Here's a clip of something that came to me tonight, tuning is DADABC# http://soundcloud.com/aaronvsmusic/dadabcdemo
  10. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    Anyone use one of these? Peterson VS-R StroboRack | Sweetwater.com I see that it has DADGAD programmed into it, and the option of quickly bringing up other altered/oddball/distressed_romeo tunings is pretty damn tempting. Plus, I can make it say "SELL ME YOUR STRAT DREW", apparently...
  11. Guitar: Gear Discussion
    A couple of nights ago I restrung my Yamaha 26.25" 6er with 10-52 gauge strings, tuned it up to D standard (from the original Bb) and took the action right down. I knew it would be pretty cool, as it's a great guitar, but it's really blown me away quite how well it's worked. I was able to get...
  12. Guitar: Theory & Playing
    JMDL LIBRARY: The guitar odyssey of Joni Mitchell: My Secret Place: Acoustic Guitar, August 1996
  13. Guitar: Instrument Discussion
    http://eceserv0.ece.wisc.edu/~sethares/alternatetunings/regulartunings.pdf
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