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by antny
June 16th, 2008, 11:44 am
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: king without a crown
Replies: 5
Views: 1561

Re: king without a crown

i really appreciate your input. forgive me for all the questions. im sure i'll have more as i play with this some more
by antny
June 16th, 2008, 7:45 am
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: king without a crown
Replies: 5
Views: 1561

Re: king without a crown

thanks for the reply.

so progressions are stronger when they involves 7ths? i thought clear cut major and minor chords in a riff like this spoke to a specific scale or key while 5th chords and sus chords were often considered the "songs without strong key centers".
by antny
June 15th, 2008, 2:46 pm
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: king without a crown
Replies: 5
Views: 1561

Re: king without a crown

anyone? i know this is basic to some but im trying to learn theory in an interesting way by understanding the theory behind the song. sny info would be appreciated
by antny
June 15th, 2008, 1:10 pm
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: king without a crown
Replies: 5
Views: 1561

king without a crown

this song has two riffs Fm Eb Bb Cm and Ab Cm Bb Ab Cm Fm also there is a g chord thrown in but i believe that is just used as a passing chord in a half step lead up to Ab every other measure i get the key of Eb when i look at the notes but is this correct and is it common for the featured key's cho...
by antny
January 28th, 2008, 9:21 pm
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: key sig and major/minor question
Replies: 2
Views: 1321

Re: key sig and major/minor question

ok. so in the case of the example i gave. son is in b minor and modulates to e minor. if i want to build chords do i use the minor or relative major or are they interchangeable? like i have a very modest understanding of building chords i.e stacking thirds but when a song is in a minor key am i usin...
by antny
January 28th, 2008, 7:31 pm
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: key sig and major/minor question
Replies: 2
Views: 1321

key sig and major/minor question

sorry to ask such a basic question. i'm sure it's been covered but i don't see it so here goes. i'm trying to break songs down so i know what is going on harmonicaly in ordere to try and break away from playing mindless pentatonic licks. in order to see all the chords and tones available i'm startin...
by antny
February 22nd, 2006, 5:56 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: Looking for songs in Drop D
Replies: 21
Views: 6171

quarterfront wrote:I've been working on "Song for George" by Eric Johnson. It's in, what do you call it, "Double Drop D" - both E strings dropped.

Pretty easy song and sort of cool....
i wouldn't call that an intermediate song. a great song though.

go chiefs, go royals
by antny
February 22nd, 2006, 5:53 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: any suggestions? please
Replies: 6
Views: 1437

yeah i understand the fundamental logic behing it like raising a third lowering a third, triads, chordscales, but i don't know them on the fretboard. i need to do some memorization but i just can't seem to apply anything with any musicality. when i play in a major scale it just sounds like an excers...
by antny
February 22nd, 2006, 5:11 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: any suggestions? please
Replies: 6
Views: 1437

thanks for the suggestions. corbind i am always open to new material your offer is appreciated. my problem however is how to manipulate material into music. i have a couple scale books, and a couple of chord books. again i have a good understanding of concepts like building chords. my problem is mak...
by antny
February 21st, 2006, 3:33 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: any suggestions? please
Replies: 6
Views: 1437

any suggestions? please

heres the deal. i have played guitar for a few years now. trouble is i learned tunes first not theory or the fretboard so well. when i play with the radio i play the same damn pentatonic licks. trouble is i don't always follow the progression so well because i am playing kinda mindless so to speak. ...
by antny
February 9th, 2006, 3:47 pm
Forum: Guitar and Music Theory
Topic: Get Noteboat's theory book here
Replies: 56
Views: 57845

how about a sample page or 2 so we can see how it reads? I have found that very helpful when buying from amazon in the past. I believe it is up to the publisher to do this though.
by antny
February 8th, 2006, 7:35 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: message of love?
Replies: 7
Views: 1377

wes, i don't know how i missed it but i have had this album for a few years now and have only just now realized the power of this song. i think i focused on machine gun and power to love( which has the best note ever played during the intro the lone open low note after a run high up on the fret boar...
by antny
February 7th, 2006, 7:24 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: message of love?
Replies: 7
Views: 1377

gimme a break brother i type fast on message boards. the one and only jimi hendrix
by antny
February 7th, 2006, 6:53 pm
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: message of love?
Replies: 7
Views: 1377

message of love?

just curious, i know jimmy is tuned down a whole step on power to love but does anyone know what tunning he is in for message of love. any tips on this song would be appreciated i.e. key, tone, effects. if you haven't heard this song and you like jimmy you definately need to pick up bad of gypsys. g...
by antny
November 28th, 2005, 7:53 am
Forum: Guitar Players Discussion
Topic: rockabilly?
Replies: 4
Views: 1074

thanks guys. i've been kinda tired of everything lately until i saw a couple of bands this past weekend rocket 88, and high octane. rocket 88 was a good show but not so guitar oriented. high octane is the same drummer and bass (stand up bass) player as rocket 88 but with a singer/guitar player who r...