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🤑Advanced Students Please Read 🤑

SGSIGTeam

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Most of you know we do a weekly "Beginner Chats" on the page. Well now we're looking for our intermediate/advanced students to come forward!

What we need is for you to talk about ANY ONE of the following:
1. How you learn your favorite songs
2. How you study theory
3. The importance of knowing theory
4. Your approach to songwriting
5. How you overcome your slumps
6. Your favorite practice method
7. How you increased your speed

Pick ONE of the topics that you feel the most drawn to and DM us a video clip no longer than a minute long on the IG Page.

Thanks, and rock on😎

- The SGSIG Team
 

Ids Schiere

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I feel like my playing live in the roam of 'I have no clue what my skill level actually is' but I'll take the intermediate/advanced one. I think I'm gonna go full nerd for this one and write a code that picks a random number form an array containing 1 2 3 4 6 7 or you know address the importance of theory because apparently that's my expertise 😅

Can I do 2 and 3 because they feel kinda interconnected 😅
 
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beatrix

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    i don’t know what’s my level honestly, but i think it’s intermediate.. i will do a video btw, can’t wait !🤩🤩
     
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    SGSIGTeam

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    I feel like my playing live in the roam of 'I have no clue what my skill level actually is' but I'll take the intermediate/advanced one. I think I'm gonna go full nerd for this one and write a code that picks a random number form an array containing 1 2 3 4 6 7 or you know address the importance of theory because apparently that's my expertise 😅

    Can I do 2 and 3 because they feel kinda interconnected 😅
    Go for it, homeboy! 😎😎🤘🤘
     
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    Alicia Willis

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    Oh yes ! I’ve been wondering if you guys were going to be doing something like this too ❤️
    I can’t wait to see the responses you guys get, these are awesome questions and definitely things we all struggle with and hearing others process of getting through certain things is going to be incredibly helpful !
     
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    Calvin Phillips

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    I feel like my playing live in the roam of 'I have no clue what my skill level actually is' but I'll take the intermediate/advanced one. I think I'm gonna go full nerd for this one and write a code that picks a random number form an array containing 1 2 3 4 6 7 or you know address the importance of theory because apparently that's my expertise 😅

    Can I do 2 and 3 because they feel kinda interconnected 😅
    Why don't you do a video for each bullet point you can add something to? I only say this so it gives the page more to share so they don't run out of material
     
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    TheHawk2114

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    Mar 24, 2020
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    To increase my speed and coordination I have been using this book called Guitar Finger Gym by Joseph Alexander and Simon Pratt. Simply doing these exercises has changed my guitar playing incredibly. I don't mean to sound like some guy from a commercial but the book actually works.
     
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    JaketheBurden

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    I’m no expert songwriter or anything, but I’ve wrote a few songs with my band so I’ll try and shoot for 4. I always start by just jamming (with my band or I just throw on a drum track) and find the key i want to play in. I start with just basic chugging on the base note and slowly add in different tricks with major 3rds, octaves, diminished notes, tapping, etc... really to just find 1 riff i really enjoy. I take that riff and record it into my DAW (i use to just use my phone and that works fine too for writing) I play with the riff and just do my best to stick with that key and jam with it to form other riffs. After i get a good 3 or 4 riffs in i write lyrics to the beat of the riffs and find how i want it sang first as well by humming over the riff. Bass lines I usually just stick with the guitar and try to spice it up a little if i can. I take all the riffs and lyrics and put them together almost like a puzzle, and try to repeat where necessary and where everything sounds in place. Eventually with just playing around with the riffs and lyrics, putting them together, you’ll have a song in no time. It’s important to not overthink and sit on the riffs for too long because you’ll get tired of it and no song will come of it, so recording the riffs as soon as possible is best. I hope this helps someone and isn’t just nonsense! I’ll make sure to share my songs in another thread as well :)
     
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    SGSIGTeam

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    I’m no expert songwriter or anything, but I’ve wrote a few songs with my band so I’ll try and shoot for 4. I always start by just jamming (with my band or I just throw on a drum track) and find the key i want to play in. I start with just basic chugging on the base note and slowly add in different tricks with major 3rds, octaves, diminished notes, tapping, etc... really to just find 1 riff i really enjoy. I take that riff and record it into my DAW (i use to just use my phone and that works fine too for writing) I play with the riff and just do my best to stick with that key and jam with it to form other riffs. After i get a good 3 or 4 riffs in i write lyrics to the beat of the riffs and find how i want it sang first as well by humming over the riff. Bass lines I usually just stick with the guitar and try to spice it up a little if i can. I take all the riffs and lyrics and put them together almost like a puzzle, and try to repeat where necessary and where everything sounds in place. Eventually with just playing around with the riffs and lyrics, putting them together, you’ll have a song in no time. It’s important to not overthink and sit on the riffs for too long because you’ll get tired of it and no song will come of it, so recording the riffs as soon as possible is best. I hope this helps someone and isn’t just nonsense! I’ll make sure to share my songs in another thread as well :)
    This is excellent!! Please DM us a video of you talking about this, no longer than a minute long, so we can add it to our episodes on Instagram🤘🤑🤘
     
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