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What are you working on? Covers? An original? A new scale or chord progression? Any new gear/recording software?

I've recently been digging tuning to Eb after being in standard for years. Just need to get strings that are a bit heavier and adjust the floyd. Got about 3 songs worth of riffs, just need to do some more arranging with them.
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i'm in Eb tuning for like 3 years. the best guitar tuning ever!
i'm making my own music since 2005. i never recorded anything properly. i have some death metal songs, some extreme/progressive metal stuff, some prog/sludge stuff ...
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Get that recording action going :santa:
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definitely......but i'm also too lazy!
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my main tuning has been b standard for a few years now (carcass/cryptopsy style). i have 3 guitars in b but i really only play my ibanez these days. i love my ibanez rg570 so much, it feels so good. it has a dimarzio evolution in the bridge and now i want those in my other guitars. i'm only using 11 gauge strings so they are kind of loose but dig the feel

the two ibanez guitars i bought from lavabug are in E and C. one of them needs rewired and i have been sarding. i use them to play along with old thrash metal or gojira/necrophagist mostly

been recording with a scarlett 2i2 into cubase from my axe fx. can't praise the axe fx enough, endless fun and tweakage

i have at least 8 songs in progress with 2 being mostly finished. have a few hundred riff recordings on my phone but progress is still super slow
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Main tuning for me at the moment is E/drop D/drop A (neurosis style) on my telecaster.
Mockingbird is on D right now.

Got a bunch of other guitars but they need restringing. I totally sard and just play for fun nowadays. Not really writing anything.
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iamgoat wrote:
15 Sep 2020, 11:30

Mockingbird

nice! which series?
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i have been learning bass since the beginning of the year as a new years resolution. i am making very slow but steady progress. i mostly just play rocksmith, about an hour every two days. 48 hours total. i am also in the beginning stages of fender play, i took out an annual subscription. i don't understand scales, chords, the musical notes on the fretboard or anything like that.

but i am really enjoying the jamming on rocksmith. it is so much fun. after being a fan of rock and metal for twenty years, it feels very cool to be playing along with some of my favourite songs. of course i can't play any metal stuff yet. i can only play extremely simple songs and anything reasonably fast i begin to seize up.

i think i posted my precision bass at the beginning of the year. well, i had to leave that in myanmar, like so much else. i bought a cheapy tokai legacy here in australia i have been using. i don't like it as much though. i can't rest my thumb on the single rounded pickup as well when i am plucking. using a pick is OK.
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I have an Eb tuned guitar that I use to jam old Metallica/Slayer/Sepultura favorites (since they all sounded best at Eb anyway to my ears) and a D standard guitar for the death metal stuffs. Decrepit Birth's first record and Inveracity have been my main death metal jams recently and also that new Disavowed record is slowly but surely growing on mein ears.

Both guitars are still my old Ibanez RG hardtails with EMG 81/85s and no tone knobs (moved vol knobs to where the tone knobs used to be on both kintars...because i like it that way)
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Billy Cranston wrote:
15 Sep 2020, 11:54
iamgoat wrote:
15 Sep 2020, 11:30

Mockingbird

nice! which series?
Old ass 80's japanese series. Reverse headstock, all black. Still plays great.
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That reminds me... gotta get my ibanez universe a check up soon.
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i don't like it as much though. i can't rest my thumb on the single rounded pickup as well when i am plucking. using a pick is OK.
you could try resting your thumb on the end of the fretboard, that's what I do. I think geezer butler used to do that
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looks like zim
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get outta here gleeso
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but why
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Bass is fun. Good on you for picking one up, Luke. Keep learning as many riffs as you can, then worry about the technical aspects later.
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iamgoat wrote:
15 Sep 2020, 14:06
Billy Cranston wrote:
15 Sep 2020, 11:54
iamgoat wrote:
15 Sep 2020, 11:30

Mockingbird

nice! which series?
Old ass 80's japanese series. Reverse headstock, all black. Still plays great.
this one is usa/custom but that japanese mockingbird guitar would be also great to have! :xx:

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this is interesting:

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this one is great too! :xx:

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and i always loved this one, more than his les paul guitars!

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Jamming with the lads on some kinda modern post hardcore/pop punk stuff in drop D on LTD TE and Balaguer Midnight Series Thicket.

About to construct a little home studio.

Put together an all Jap RG550/RG Prestige (forget neck model, super wizard) eBay frankenstein, Dimarzio Titan/Gravity Storm with custom wiring.

Have another Korean Ibby Frankenstein in bits, removed the crappy quilted sapele veneer top and stripped all the finish. Gonna stain it black, have a single EMG81 and pickguard waiting to go on.

Waiting on modded JMP-1 preamp and semi custom Balaguer Tartarus 7-String to arrive.

Need some cables to wire up a rack rig I've put together with a Kartakou Colossus preamp (5150 clone, check em out)

Sarding actual practice mostly ha. Slowly working on long overdue solo generic death metal originals and the poppy stuff with the lads.
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Working my way through this. There are chunks I definitely can't play, but the parts I can are more than enough of a workout.
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