Many people in the world dream of many things, either valid or invalid. Amidst challenges and struggle, they still believe and dream that their dreams may come true. Upcoming musicians are always on the top of this list; starting from those selling their mix tapes on the streets, to those street guitarists performers who solely believe in the power of art. Every day accepting that cheerful snaps from their beloved audience as a sign of appreciation. However, with Legendary guitarists who are willing to share their guitar secrets, this striving souls might be able to get an idea on how to explore this complex market.
First of all, visualization is an important fact to any guitarist out there as said by Elliot Easton. The Cars' guitarist and vocalist says that its better to picture what to play first before one lays his or her fingers on the strings. This helps on the flow of the tone giving an entire flow of the song. This may also help one on the use of the room as part of a music instrument. The use of the room, as George Martin says, is important too, as it helps one reflect on his or her familiarity with the raw-guitar tune. With that conquered, then music will be easy to create.
It's also important to work on the source of the sound and by this i mean the guitar. This, as Terry Mcinturff likes to term it as 'optimizing the guitar', plays the role of maintenance of the guitar in order to produce great music. This secret is just but a simple check up by any Luthier or may be seeking advice from other advanced guitarists. Aside from just playing the guitar randomly or copying what other people do, its also necessary for one to feed his or her head as guitarist Steve Vai likes to refer. By this, he means that one should always try to occupy his or her head with imaginary tunes, to help him or her come up with his or her song. Just to add on this, Dan Erlewine, a famous guitarist suggest that any upcoming guitarist should be able to mess up their picks to enable them come up with a song too.
Well, 'practice makes perfect' is a familiar phrase to many including legendary guitarists who share their guitar secrets the likes of Fareed Hague, who believes that without the use of hands, playing guitar would be of no relevance. He points out that those couple of hours he often takes to pluck those strings, are way better than listening or watching to any pro play.
The key elements to a guitar tone is the right arm, left arm and the volume. This indeed is an advice to all guitarist out there from John Collony. He claims that whenever the tone is low, raising the volume would solve any threatening problem.
Finally, an English musician, guitarist and producer Mike Turner, insists on any guitarist following the song, implying that the song often dictates the path, and the path goes ahead to dictate the tone. Well, with all these said, its with great hope that success will be inevitable to any guitarist or musician reading this, because any dream is valid so long as it entails dreaming.
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