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Andrew Cockburn
Apr 21 2008, 11:04 PM
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During a live show focus on what you are playing rather on all the people around you. If you make a mistake just make a short pause in playing when that happens (on bass) and focus on the next note you need to play..Don't "look" behind.

Some good advice - what do other instructors do to recover from their mistakes?

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Great tip - having a strategy for this kind of scenario is very important. I usually just keep playing, and pretend like nothing happened...

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Staying focused on stage is very important, especially when you make mistake. Lot of people can then panic and even stop the song, but that is not a way to go. It is important to stop for a second, see what's going on, and start playing as fast as possible. If the rest of the band continues playing it will not be such a bad deal in the end - it would be much worse if the whole band stopped and finished a show in the middle of a song.

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If you make a mistake, as Kris said pretend like nothing happened, if you pull a face and grimace at your mistake everyone will know, I`ve seen people turn around and pretend to twiddle a nob on their amp as if that was to blame or something laugh.gif

Your bound to make the odd slip now n then, its normal just dont panic and join back in as quickly as possible, but dont try and "catch up" better not to play maybe the next chord for a split second and come back in on time and in the correct place.

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Really good tip!

Whenever i do a mistake, i just shake a fist at the drummer wink.gif

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Yep, most people won't even notice - but they will if you panic and keep messing up!

Of course preparation and practice will mimimise the chances of this happening, but it will happen to everyone, guaranteed, at some point, so, how you deal with it is part of your onstage skill set smile.gif

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QUOTE (Trond Vold @ Apr 22 2008, 01:07 PM) *
Really good tip!

Whenever i do a mistake, i just shake a fist at the drummer wink.gif


heeheh thats a great tip smile.gif

When I'm going to do a live show I just try to practice and go through songs once again the best I can at home, day before the gig or earlier..Than I feel more confident knowing that I did my best , so when the gig comes everything is left for the moment (mistakes included) smile.gif

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Really nice tip, a real tip! The most people are not musicians, so they won't be able to notice the mistake.

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great tip Bole,it goes to all instruments and vocal of course.

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QUOTE (Nemanja Filipovic @ Apr 24 2008, 12:04 AM) *
great tip Bole,it goes to all instruments and vocal of course.


Do you ever mix up lyrics and how do you recover from that ?
I remember learning songs by heart in primary school , don't think its easy to rewind and fast forward lyrics in my mind smile.gif

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QUOTE (Bogdan Radovic @ Apr 24 2008, 12:12 AM) *
Do you ever mix up lyrics and how do you recover from that ?
I remember learning songs by heart in primary school , don't think its easy to rewind and fast forward lyrics in my mind smile.gif

well, one time i did,but I did recover fast...But it is diferent when you wright the lyrics,and when you have to learn some one else lyrics....
and best recover is to go on with the made up lyrics,until you remembere.smile.gif

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Hmm another question for guitar players , do you ever black out on stage ? When you loose concentration and can't remember which chord goes next ? smile.gif It happened to me once , and I recovered by not thinking about it at all - just let the fingers pull it out from muscle memory smile.gif

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Well, one time a pair of panties came flying on stage and I just had to make a mistake in order to avoid it laugh.gif

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QUOTE (Bogdan Radovic @ Apr 24 2008, 12:28 AM) *
Hmm another question for guitar players , do you ever black out on stage ? When you loose concentration and can't remember which chord goes next ? smile.gif It happened to me once , and I recovered by not thinking about it at all - just let the fingers pull it out from muscle memory smile.gif


Hehe, it happens to me as soon as I start to think about what the hell I am playing in the moment, I will start to play wrong chords immediately tongue.gif

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Worst thing is to stop after mistake!!

If you make mistake..then make few more,arrange it like a joke or som and go on. biggrin.gif

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QUOTE (Trond Vold @ Apr 22 2008, 11:07 AM) *
Really good tip!

Whenever i do a mistake, i just shake a fist at the drummer wink.gif


laugh.gif I'd like to extend this to anything that goes wrong in life - just shake a fist at your drummer! It's always his/her fault! laugh.gif

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QUOTE (Kristofer Dahl @ Apr 25 2008, 06:15 PM) *
laugh.gif I'd like to extend this to anything that goes wrong in life - just shake a fist at your drummer! It's always his/her fault! laugh.gif


Great tip.
Usually I smile with the drummer whenever I do a misatke,
But Now I've got a smart way laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif

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