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  1. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Shredding demystified? Maybe!

    Whaddup folks! So for a while now I was floating in Limbo so to speak. I did not know what to do with my guitar practice. Once day I wanted to become blues man 2000 and the next mister shredder. There is just so much stuff to learn after you got the basics down. After you know the basics, the...
  2. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Chord name? Lil help would be nice

    Whattup Folks! I was playing some random chords today and one sounded interesting. The notes I played where A, C#, G and B. By that formula (the A, C# and G) I know its an A dominant 7...but the B is throwing it off.....what would that be know as? Adom7 add 9?...because an Add 9 is just the...
  3. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Fretboard memorization! Get into this folks!

    Synner Fam! I just found this little video online about fretboard memorization and I had to share it. I tried it out and It helped me immensly! Since I asked previously about methods to improve fretboard knowledge, kept on going on a search to make it easier to me. Here it is: Show him some...
  4. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Any way to make my baby sing better?

    Hi folks! I was just wondering if there was any way to make my guitar sound better, without having to do with amps. Like messing with the pickup height and what not? Thanks for the help. I have an Epiphone Les Paul...dunno if this helps.
  5. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Quarantine Update! How are my Synners doin'?

    How is my Guitar Family doing? I thought since it's been a while since we last made an update regarding our playing, it would be nice if we could do a little update during theese tough times. Share our goals for this time of social distancing? Soo here I go:
  6. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Ouch! My fretting hand hurts!

    Hi Synner Folk! I've been practicing some guitar lately, more rythim style and I noticed that my thumb after a while starts to hurt....like the fleshy part that connects the thumb to the hand. Mostly after a lot of power chords. I warm up before playing, so I dont think that that would be the...
  7. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Please do me a favour! Record yourself playing and watch it 1-2 years later.

    How's it going family? Hope you are doing well in midst of this madness. I just wanted to ask all of you a favour. Please, please PLEASE: Record yourselfves playing. Today I learn an old song I used to play on guitar again, and remebered that I made like a goofy video playing the...
  8. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    The pursuit of playing fast!

    My beloved family of Synners I am tired of playing slow, therefore I took it upon myself to find ways to become faster. I tried my luck with the metronome...got my quarter notes up to 330 Bpm ( which now I know is just 165 eight notes....metronome newbie over here). I tried to work myself up...
  9. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    How long does it take to become good(advanced)

    $ynnners! I stumbled upon this Jared Dines video where he guesses the time people have been playing by a short video and wow.... Let me just say that...I feel good. Becoming good at this instrument is gonna take a lot of time to become good at this instrument. Of course each and everyone here...
  10. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Can we just take a minute and appreciate Papa Gates's comedy?

    Whaddup Fam?! I was just on a nostalgia trip and saw some Jeff Dunham stuff and saw Guitar Guy aka our belowed Papa Gates. And went on a youtube rabbit hole. Listenend to some of his songs (I like Zombie Girls has one of the most badass solo's ever, which is hilarious cause the song is about...
  11. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Planning to return stronger

    How's it going Synners? I took a little break of guitar, like 3 days (which is LONG for me) and I want to declare my return to the instrument (the addiction). I've been meditating regarding my biggest problem. Its speed....I cannot play fast to save my life. Alternate picking the spider...
  12. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Favourite A7X song at the moment for y'all?

    So I have been doing some listening to the A7X catalogue and some songs really stood out to me. Brompton Cocktail from the self titled album and Planets from Hail to the King (HTTK). I just feel like these 2 songs are so unique within the context of the album. For instance, Plantes sounds much...
  13. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Down in the dumps with guitar

    Whaddup synner? Sooo.....after an amazing week a couple of weeks ago, I was pumped to practice my ass off everyday. Then I had the genius idea of learnig some Ghost songs to improve my rhythm guitar chops (which I have been neglecting a lot). A couple of their songs have a lot of palm mutting...
  14. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Taking Guitar Geekery to a whole new level!

    Whaddup peeps! I just wanted to share something exciting! Currently I am working on lead guitar techniques and while practicing I noticed that I am very bad at choosing a random note to do my scales over. I just needed something to randomize notes on the string.....soo I made it myself! I am...
  15. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Songwriters! Here comes something potentially embarrassing but maybe fun?

    Whaddup Synners and Gators! So I had this dumb idea, why dont we share our first song ever written describing the process. Including details such as what you did to write it and at what time of your yourney you write it, basically how long did it take you to write your own song. Audio quality...
  16. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Dream Guitar? What is your next guitar?

    Whaddup Synners and Gators! Since Winter NAMM was here I wanna ask you what guitar you are looking for? What would you buy if you had the funds? My dream guitar at the moment would be a versatile one, with 24 frets and a tremollo, but not a floyd rose (since I change tunings fairly often).I am...
  17. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Solos with easy sweeps?

    Hi Synners! I just had my go at sweeping and wondered if any of you have any suggestions for solos with easy sweep segments in it? Cheers!
  18. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    On the QUEST! Pick and choose

    Whaddup Synners? So on my quest of becoming a better guitarrist I have been going back to basics and fixing my old mistakes. After revisiting my picking hand I revised my pick. I stumbled upon the mighty Troy grady and he introduced me to the Jazz 3 pick. I ordered it immediately and today I...
  19. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    Picking hand positioning? Hand Support?

    Whaddup synners? So. I recently watched an interview with Jason Richardson and he talked about playing in classical position ( which I adopted a couple of weeks ago) and the picking hand positioning. Having heard and seen that, I of course tried to adopt that too into my playing. Here is my...
  20. Christian J.S. Schulze Aguiar

    New year resolution: Modal time

    Happy new year synners! So as many of you, I guess, one of my new year resolutions is to improve my playing. Since I recently learned the modes, I figured I would record myself playing a mode each day during the first 7 days of the year and do the same 2021 to see how much a year made me grow...