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by rockyroad
May 30th, 2019, 11:07 pm
Forum: Games and Trivia
Topic: How do you listen to music?
Replies: 25
Views: 19333

Re: How do you listen to music?

I used to listen mostly via speakers but in the recent years I have come to use the headphones much more, not because I wanted to but because of necessity, in my current apartment the neighbours are very sensitive to my music volume. I find purchasing music quite difficult nowadays, though. I want t...
by rockyroad
May 30th, 2019, 8:45 pm
Forum: In The Studio
Topic: Using sidechain to get a rhythmic effect in VST plugins
Replies: 2
Views: 4246

Re: Using sidechain to get a rhythmic effect in VST plugins

I used an old free Sidekick with Elements 6 some years ago. It worked really good. Try the demo but read how to configure it first (you need to insert two instances and then connect them together to be able to sidechain). I don't think the free version is available anymore, but the 6th version shoul...
by rockyroad
May 30th, 2019, 8:30 pm
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Your top three tips for beginner guitarists
Replies: 2
Views: 1451

Re: Your top three tips for beginner guitarists

First (and the most important) - don’t be surprised if your fingers start to hurt in the first few days. A bit of perseverance and it will pass as those fingers harden a bit :mrgreen: Second - concentrate on trying to do things properly and well and it will serve you in the long term. Third - most o...
by rockyroad
May 29th, 2019, 11:02 pm
Forum: Beginner's Q&A Forum
Topic: Trying to learn how to play the guitar.
Replies: 10
Views: 6283

Re: Trying to learn how to play the guitar.

Maybe it would be better to find a teacher. I also learned guitar for a couple of years by myself. But I failed that it was difficult to make improvement. Then I found a teacher and learned from him for a couple of lessons. He corrected me a lot of skills and I found myself improved a lot. Now I ca...
by rockyroad
May 29th, 2019, 10:49 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Newbie in her mid 30s
Replies: 1
Views: 1548

Re: Newbie in her mid 30s

Hi, Emily! And nice to meet you. I'm a novice here too - yet not as learner, but as a poster. And yes, I agree that it's better late than never. I was a self-taught guitar player in my teens (got my first calluses!) and early twenties, then I've decided to improve my skills significantly so I was re...