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Fastest Guitarist In The World

Hits: 19997 | Rating: (2.9) | Category: Arts & Literature | Added by: richanddead
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McGovern1981
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 13611 Posts
Monday, November 04, 2013 12:46:31 PM
You can be as fast and technical as possible but if it's got no feeling to it it's terrible. Example tacky ass 80's hair metal.

OldOllie
Male, 60-69, Midwest US
 15126 Posts
Sunday, November 03, 2013 7:40:38 PM
If you can make your guitar sing, THEN you can sit down to master the fireworks.

Right, because any kid can learn how to make a guitar "sing" with a few months of practice. It take many, many years of hard work and dedication to learn how to do the fireworks, so it's natural that the "singing" would come first.

Draculya
Male, 40-49, Asia
 12741 Posts
Sunday, November 03, 2013 7:16:08 PM
Imagine being his neighbour

Jake_Justus
Male, 50-59, Eastern US
 5616 Posts
Sunday, November 03, 2013 5:36:38 PM

whodat ...

That's a great quote. You think of a song like "Jessica." Betts' solo begins with this really joyful, melodic phrase that just sweeps you right up. It's simple, yet completely effective.

And the guitar solos in "Hotel California" are just perfect examples of nicely dramatic solos that rely on melody, not flash. Ditto the solos in classics like "The Wind Cries Mary," "Sunshine of Your Love," etc.


whodat6484
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 3745 Posts
Sunday, November 03, 2013 4:56:04 PM
"If you can make your guitar sing, THEN you can sit down to master the fireworks."

EXACTLY

I like the way Warren Haynes (Gov't Mule, Allman Brothers) said it in an interview I read once, "It's not about the notes you play, it's why you play them."

Zismo
Male, 18-29, Canada
 809 Posts
Sunday, November 03, 2013 4:47:25 PM
At 350 bpm sounds like a pissed off cat.

AGit
Male, 30-39, Europe
 964 Posts
Sunday, November 03, 2013 4:25:35 PM
Velocity does not equal quality, as some ladies have pointed out to me...

FredSpudman
Male, 18-29, Europe
 606 Posts
Sunday, November 03, 2013 12:52:41 PM
@Jake Huh. I never knew it was Eric that did the solo, always assumed it was George. Cheers

Jake_Justus
Male, 50-59, Eastern US
 5616 Posts
Sunday, November 03, 2013 10:37:46 AM
Granted that this is a fake, it's always a thrill to hear authentic virtuoso players pushing the speed limit on their instrument, and guys like Steve Morse and Steve Vai do it with style. But the guitar solo that's really going to move you emotianlly is the tasteful, melodic one that has a vocal quality to it, that sounds like the instrument is singing -- Carlos Santana ("Black Magic Woman"), Leslie West ("Theme for an Imaginary Western"), Eric Clapton ("While My Guitar Gently Weeps"), Roy Buchanan ("The Messiah Will Come Again"), etc. If you can make your guitar sing, THEN you can sit down to master the fireworks.


Nickel2
Male, 50-59, Europe
 4884 Posts
Sunday, November 03, 2013 10:26:48 AM
Vanny Tonon

drawman61
Male, 50-59, Europe
 6282 Posts
Sunday, November 03, 2013 9:28:04 AM
Thanks, Rickbub, I don't feel quite so inadequate anymore.

Angelmassb
Male, 18-29, S. America
 15498 Posts
Sunday, November 03, 2013 9:26:55 AM
It's been proven fake already, sorry

onoffonoffon
Male, 30-39, Western US
 2173 Posts
Sunday, November 03, 2013 9:10:04 AM
Galaga!

rickbub
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 296 Posts
Sunday, November 03, 2013 9:09:05 AM
http://youtu.be/QamAa9KeP9A

drawman61
Male, 50-59, Europe
 6282 Posts
Sunday, November 03, 2013 9:05:44 AM
No audio. Could be my tablet.

richanddead
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 2228 Posts
Saturday, November 02, 2013 3:49:00 PM
Link: Fastest Guitarist In The World [Rate Link] - Vahid Iran Shahi


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