Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

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Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Lamb » Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:28 pm

So I got a guitar.. and after a day of attempting to tune it I've managed to get most of the strings in tune (excluding of course the one I managed to snap. :baton: )

Any tips for trying to teach yourself? or websites/vids/helpsssss

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Philfy Vermin » Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:36 pm

Hail to the demons of the earth and kaos anarchy and destruction to those who exploit our human rights and starve the poor and make us suffer for the dead now walk the earth the armys of the dead hail vampires and all creatures of the night hail to the white moon and drtink the blood of our enimies and paint the town red


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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Lamb » Tue Apr 09, 2013 4:49 pm

LOLWUT

forgiiiive me for tryna ask the punkas crowd methods real PPL had had success with!

Why even any post if we can google all questions?!

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Philfy Vermin » Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:37 pm

:baton:

i dont know anything about guitar i was doing a joke on you
Hail to the demons of the earth and kaos anarchy and destruction to those who exploit our human rights and starve the poor and make us suffer for the dead now walk the earth the armys of the dead hail vampires and all creatures of the night hail to the white moon and drtink the blood of our enimies and paint the town red


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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Agnes » Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:22 pm

Here's a few different approaches to starting to learn:

Get a tab of a song you like and learn to play it. Don't choose anything too challenging. search "Song name tabs" or "Band name tabs"

Watch a youtube tutorial of a song you like.

Listen to the song and try to figure out what they're doing. For this one you'll need hella patience, a computer or mp3 player that you can go back and listen again, pause, try it out, see if it's right, then start again. (This'll develop your musical ear and after a while you'll know what each note or chord sounds like without even playing it.)

Find a blues scale or something online and learn that inside and out, then make up some of your own shit. This'll make it easier to pick up songs that are based on the blues scale as well.


BUT make 100% sure your guitar is in tune or any of these methods will be frustrating as hell cause nothing'll sound right.

Seeing as this is a punk forum, you should probably learn a basic power chord.
Play this:
---
---
---
-2-
-2-
-0-

or this
---
---
---
-3-
-3-
-1-
etc. further on up the fretboard. If you're not familiar with tab, the numbers are which fret to play (open being 0 ) and the strings are the different lines as they would appear if you were looking down at the guitar.

To make up a song the punk way, pick a phone number, yours or whatever then play those power chords to a rhythm of your choosing. So if your number was:
3850633, you'd play
- - - - - - - - - -
- - - - - - - - - -
- - - - - - - - - -
-5 10 7 2 8 5 5 -
-5 10 7 2 8 5 5 -
-3 8 5 0 6 3 3 -

Hope this helps.

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Skoll » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:27 pm

Just fuckin smash it out.

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Agnes » Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:47 pm

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdETLii7sIY[/video]

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Skoll » Tue Apr 09, 2013 10:35 pm

Some Dork wrote:"........." - that's what a Norwegian black metal Viking is thinking right NOW !

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby bruce wayne » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:39 pm

buy this and learn every song,after that you`ll be able to play anything..........
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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby TimShadbolt » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:54 pm



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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Kev Japan » Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:46 pm

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby toothbrush » Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:07 pm

creedence is a good start

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Lamb » Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:09 pm

I'm not a guitar hero... yet!

Still needing to replace broken string... then Ed Sheeran songs.. heck yes!

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Dixon Cider A.C. » Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:39 pm

No.

Do what Angus said.

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Agnes » Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:53 pm

Fuckin Ron Weasley...
Start with some old school shit that will have a gazillion tabs and how-to videos.
It's going to take ages any which way you do it so don't make it harder than it needs to be.

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby TimShadbolt » Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:08 pm

If it all goes to shit, you could become a Youtube celebrity.

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DbUPjEbIvA[/video]

Worst case scenario, you could become a Punkas celebrity.

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwta6lga8Hk[/video]

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Lamb » Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:32 pm

Dixon Cider A.C. wrote:No.

Do what Angus said.



Is the plan :p



And make sweet liz shaw-esque youtubes???

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Dixon Cider A.C. » Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:46 pm

No.

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby nicola_yeah » Mon Apr 15, 2013 1:57 pm

I teach myself on ultimate-guitar.com just chose the song i want and you can hover over the chords u dont know and it tells you where to put your fingers. BAM instant rockstar!

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Re: Teaching yourself guitar (tips plz)

Postby Philfy Vermin » Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:22 pm

+havnt you learned yet?
Hail to the demons of the earth and kaos anarchy and destruction to those who exploit our human rights and starve the poor and make us suffer for the dead now walk the earth the armys of the dead hail vampires and all creatures of the night hail to the white moon and drtink the blood of our enimies and paint the town red


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