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Old 2005-05-24, 19:49
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Yay! Stupid Questions!

Most of you are going to think why I'm even here, well stick with me. I've gotten a sudden interest to improve my guitar playing, and I wanna know what some things are. What are sweeps and scales? What do I do to practice them, and what are they for? Also, how would I go about increasing my speed?
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Old 2005-05-24, 20:01
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Most of you are going to think why I'm even here,

Wow, you guessed that one right
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well stick with me.

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I've gotten a sudden interest to improve my guitar playing, and I wanna know what some things are.

Good for you
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What are sweeps and scales?
Sweeps are notes, scales are some more notes....
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What do I do to practice them, and what are they for?
To practice them you move your fingers. and they are for making noises.
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Also, how would I go about increasing my speed?
By practicing.





















www.looknohands.com scales, chords, things for people like you
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Old 2005-05-24, 20:02
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Solos are what you use sweeps and scales for
Scales are modal mixtures of music (i guess?)

Practice alot, thats how you increase speed
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Old 2005-05-24, 20:12
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maybe try the official sweepr scale thread there should be plenty of explanations already i think

anyway sweeping us usualy a arpeggio (a chord with some extra note that u plat note by note down the strings (or up)

anyway i dont feel lik eexplaining just now
maybe later
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Old 2005-05-24, 20:52
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there are stickys on both scales and sweeps!!! this thread should be closed

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Old 2005-05-24, 21:01
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Sweep picking is a technique, a scale is a concept.

A "scale" is a means of going from one note to another, and this will establish a pattern. In order for it to be a "scale" this pattern must repeat itself.

"Sweeping" is a technique : Your pick hand "sweeps", a very relaxed strumming of individual notes.
 
Old 2005-05-24, 21:19
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Sweep picking is non-esential, but scales are pretty elementary if your writing stuff or improvising.
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Old 2005-05-24, 21:43
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Why are you even fucking here OMG!!!???/?1?1/ wtf is wrong with you!!??.....



Wow, you guessed that one right

k

Good for you
Sweeps are notes, scales are some more notes....
To practice them you move your fingers. and they are for making noises.
By practicing.





















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that was funny
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Old 2005-05-24, 22:06
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that looks wierd when it doesnt show his qoutes
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Old 2005-05-24, 22:09
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Old 2005-05-24, 22:09
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Why are you even fucking here OMG!!!???/?1?1/ wtf is wrong with you!!??.....



Wow, you guessed that one right

k

Good for you
Sweeps are notes, scales are some more notes....
To practice them you move your fingers. and they are for making noises.
By practicing.





















www.looknohands.com scales, chords, things for people like you


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Old 2005-05-25, 01:01
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there are stickys on both scales and sweeps!!! this thread should be closed


yea^^^, i agree with him...
 
Old 2005-05-25, 01:07
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sweeps are like chords, but they are played all in a downstroke and your fingers move with the downstroke to make a unique sound. scales are used to determine key for example

the notes of C D E F G A B C make the C Major Scale, if you're using those notes you're in the key of C Major.

itll probably be a while before you can solo, i suggest learning some theory.
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Old 2005-05-25, 03:55
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sweeps are neccisarily chords, there shapes, and they have upstrokes to.
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Old 2005-05-25, 13:13
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there are stickys on both scales and sweeps!!! this thread should be closed


fine, im just gonna have to do a BLS now!

http://metaltabs.com/forum/showthread.php?t=9339

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Old 2007-04-09, 16:31
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ok sweeping is basicaly breaking up the notes in chords and indiviudally picking them in a "sweeping" of the fretboard, and scales are variations of notes in a run... all in key. and my suggestion in increasing speed try oatmeal... and cracking your fingers trim your nails and watch robot chicken... that show is great.
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Old 2007-04-11, 21:19
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Most of you are going to think why I'm even here, well stick with me. I've gotten a sudden interest to improve my guitar playing, and I wanna know what some things are. What are sweeps and scales? What do I do to practice them, and what are they for? Also, how would I go about increasing my speed?


sweeping is a righthand (ur picking hand) technique where u pick the strings either up or down...as opposed to alternate picking where u pick up down up down etc...u really have to see it to fully get the grasp of it
i see alot of posters comparing sweeping to chords...thats not quite right, sweeping is the righthand technique, and only that.
if ur sweeping a chord u are arppegiating (not sure how to spell that word) the chord by making the notes sound seperatly as opposed to letting them ring all togheter
so playing the chord as an arpegio means letting the notes sound seperat, as opposed to letting them ring togheter, to do this u can use the sweeping technique...witch is what most ppl do, but u dont have to....some players like steve morse play alternate picking on arpegios

scales are a collection of notes...it can be all notes on ur fret, like the chromatic scale or one that has only five notes....feks a five note scale starting on the e string u would incoporate all e`s on the fret in that scale...and if the scale has A in it, u play all A`s to...what notes ur actually playing depends on what scale ur playing....most ppl start with the pentatonic scale (penta meaning five (notes))

playing scales is by the way a great way of increasing ur speed

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Old 2007-04-12, 06:47
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ok sweeping is basicaly breaking up the notes in chords and indiviudally picking them in a "sweeping" of the fretboard, and scales are variations of notes in a run... all in key. and my suggestion in increasing speed try oatmeal... and cracking your fingers trim your nails and watch robot chicken... that show is great.


You need to stop resurrecting dead threads with useless bull shit. Look at the dates of the last post! Most or these people have died in drinking related accidents years ago. They will never read your new post. You have been doing shit like this for a week now. Respect the dead. Bring something actually useful to these old threads or let them die.

Do I need to explain it any simpler?
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Old 2007-04-12, 07:09
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Old 2007-04-12, 09:16
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Nice mod work, wannabe.


Are you picking at me? You little fucking hypocrite! You like to talk about thread stalking and believing everyone here is out to "get you" somehow, but then you pull some shit like this. You must be mildly retarded.

Leave it in the RTT. I only fuck with you there so please show some intelligence, respect, and a since of humor. I got no real beef with you, get it? If you take shit this serious then you have to be borderline EMO.

But since you want a Bar BQ'

I gave a suggestion in this thread, so piss on you for calling me a mod. What judgment do I or you have to pass on this forum? I know a punk fuck like you when I see it. What good do you have here anyway? All you do is insult others with juvenile comments, think you own the GPC threads, and tattle on people from other sites? I think you suck AndrewC's asshole. He was banned and was forced to leave here with Homo stamped everywhere on his way out. Tell him I said that too. Both of you have to squat to piss you're such fucking bitches. How does that make you feel. I really want to hear how it is to be fucking dirt like you. I really do! It is all you will ever be. It makes me sad you have to try and be such a hard ass all the time. What the hell are you proving? I used to actually like you. What the fuck happened to you or am I just wasting my time with asking?

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Old 2007-04-12, 15:52
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Are you picking at me? You little fucking hypocrite! You like to talk about thread stalking and believing everyone here is out to "get you" somehow, but then you pull some shit like this. You must be mildly retarded.


Isn't bullshit awesome?

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Leave it in the RTT. I only fuck with you there so please show some intelligence, respect, and a since of humor. I got no real beef with you, get it? If you take shit this serious then you have to be borderline EMO.


Lol borderline emo. Narrow minded bullshit median based statement there man, nice way to be a halfwit.

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But since you want a Bar BQ'

I gave a suggestion in this thread, so piss on you for calling me a mod. What judgment do I or you have to pass on this forum? I know a punk fuck like you when I see it. What good do you have here anyway? All you do is insult others with juvenile comments, think you own the GPC threads, and tattle on people from other sites? I think you suck AndrewC's asshole. He was banned and was forced to leave here with Homo stamped everywhere on his way out. Tell him I said that too. Both of you have to squat to piss you're such fucking bitches. How does that make you feel. I really want to hear how it is to be fucking dirt like you. I really do! It is all you will ever be. It makes me sad you have to try and be such a hard ass all the time. What the hell are you proving? I used to actually like you. What the fuck happened to you or am I just wasting my time with asking?

BTW: If we lived closer I might one day teach your ass


A suggestion? Nice suggestion arsehole. What use do I have on this site? About the same as you apparently because you just described yourself to a fucken T. What does Andy have to do with any of this? Grasping at straws to come up with something once more? You're wasting your time definately, because I never thought your drunken arse was cool, you've always been a fucking boring lifed pathetic washout. I'm happy being 17, having friends and a job, going out, socialising, and doing things that 17 year olds do. I have a life, something you may have heard of. A social life.

Oh and you'd teach my arse? What are you an arse doctor? What will you teach it? Math? 1 fart plus 1 fart = 2 farts? You're a fucking idiot. You're arguing with a 17 year old, trying to prove how dominant you are and frankly I don't care about how successful you are. How many times must you bring your career up, you boring, whipped, wasted life. Is your career your life? Is your career the only thing you care about? Have you taken a single risk in your life? Are you human? No, you're fucking pathetic.

Oh, and to take that teach my arse thing as the expression it is, wow, I really really sincerely hope you feel GREAT for being able to beat up on a 17 year old kid you fucking hardass.
 
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I got no real beef with you, get it? If you take shit this serious then you have to be borderline EMO.
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I think you suck AndrewC's asshole. He was banned and was forced to leave here with Homo stamped everywhere on his way out. Tell him I said that too. Both of you have to squat to piss you're such fucking bitches. How does that make you feel. I really want to hear how it is to be fucking dirt like you. I really do! It is all you will ever be. It makes me sad you have to try and be such a hard ass all the time.

Talk about a contradiction.
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You wish I were and if I were you still couldn't get lucky. Let that Polish girl of yours know I said hi. I'm sure she could appreciate a real and successful man talking to her. Maybe in a year when she turns 18 she could be my 2nd wife, but I'm certain she will just end up being a crack whore that you will never fuck.

True. He is juvenile.
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I gave a suggestion in this thread, so piss on you for calling me a mod.

So suggesting is "You need to stop".... "Bring something actually useful". Those aren't suggestions. Cold hard imperative language, Mr. Strong.
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I know a punk fuck like you when I see it. What good do you have here anyway? All you do is insult others with juvenile comments, think you own the GPC threads, and tattle on people from other sites? ... Tell him I said that too. Both of you have to squat to piss you're such fucking bitches. How does that make you feel. I really want to hear how it is to be fucking dirt like you. I really do! It is all you will ever be...
BTW: If we lived closer I might one day teach your ass

WHOA Internet tuff guy. THIS is who you're being. Fucking badass man. You showed that 17 year old street punk with no success.


Alright, so now you're gonna say "OMG lolz stop sucking Infancy lolz he and you have no success. u suck at life lolz." Alright so i've said it for you, so need not repeat yourself.
 
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people people... you realize you're breaking down eachother's posts like 6th graders in a dead-but-now-ressurected thread. Take the bitching to the RTT. Its funnier there.

Lets just let this thread die in peace
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Jeezus, can't people be bothered to use PM's anymore for their bitch fights?

Soul won the thread by the way. Nice burn.
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Lets just let this thread die in peace



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