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My Misson (and I have accepted it) is to learn guitar, a boyhood dream that as been on the backburner for too many years...
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51 years old
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South Wales
Born Dec-31-1966
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Guitar, Rugby, Computers, Reading.

Currently learning smoke on the water and Power chords, trying to get my fingers to go where I want them to go on the guitar
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22 Jun 2009
Can anyone give me some advice?

My daughter would like a new Acoustic guitar for Xmas. She would like an electric acoustic but I don't know what to get. I don't want something too expensive has she has to take it back and forth school, but I don'twant something that id rubbish either.

I found this one http://www.themusicking.co.uk/westfield-jb...itar-mega-deal-
and was wondering what you all think? Is it ok? are there better ones? what would you suggest, She is nearly 12 and can handle a full size guitar so that won't be a problem.

Eric
15 Jun 2009
Guy's, this may be a stupid question, but does the sound from your guitar only come out of the computer speakers when you connect it up to the GX? I know it's for recording but I like the idea of changing the guitar sounds, like some of the examples in the tutorial vids.

I am thinking of getting one, but I see that you use a USB connector to connect it to the PC and the standard Jack to connect the guitar to it. Where does the sound come out? Just the pc speakers? or can you play the adjusted sound through your amp somehow?

your help would be appreciated

Eric
14 Dec 2008
Kris,
I have uploaded Lesson #2 for you to have a look at.

lesson #1 is still progressing I'm afraid. I am still concerned by playing clean notes, so for now I am still practacing. When I am happy I will upload this one as well.

CN.

Attached File  Lesson__2.wmv ( 7.51MB ) Number of downloads: 315
7 Dec 2008
Ok,

I have the bug!!!!!

I would like to get another guitar, but because I have no prior knowledge of guitars, I dont really know what I should be looking for. My first and only guitar is a squire Fender Strat (beginners kit). It's fine for now, as I am still not very good. But getting better!!!!!!. biggrin.gif

I do like the look of the Epiphone SG- 400 (But that is an Angus Young thing, and I can't aford a Gibson) biggrin.gif

I don't want to spend huge sums of money, but I'm assuming I need to spend a few hundred GBP.

What would your suggestions be when I start looking? what I'm looking for is your ideas as to what I should go and look at and try in the music shops.

Any help would be appreciated.
21 Nov 2008
Hi Kris,

I have finally uploaded lesson 1.

Sorry for the delay.

CN

Attached File  Lesson__1_Strumming_and_arpeggio_100bpm.wmv ( 7.24MB ) Number of downloads: 362
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Canis
Happy Birthday :D
31 Dec 2008 - 23:01
Ian Bushell
Happy birthday!
31 Dec 2008 - 10:00
Canis
Sounds like you're on the right track then =)
The MTP will definetly give you a boost as well. I've heard from the people that's been in it for a while, that they're progressing faster then ever!
What other lessons then Smoke on the Water are you learning?
2 Oct 2008 - 19:11
Canis
Hey. How are you progressing? =)
1 Oct 2008 - 21:35
rokchik
Welcome to GMC :) I've only been learning for three years but this place has really helped me out. Sounds to me like your on the right track and ask all the questions you want, we're all here to learn and help eachother out. I hope you enjoy it here :)
17 Sep 2008 - 14:28

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