Guitar Messages by Rik Eischen

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  1. Rik Eischen (960)
    Theory Forum · 8 Hits · 6/13/2006 1:54 PM
    Andrew-- You're right! I haven't checked out all the cool resources here! I just became a member last night, so I was pretty tired when I was checking it out. I didn't know where to look, but you've helped me with that one. For review, I g...(more)
  2. Rik Eischen (960)
    Theory Forum · 7 Hits · 6/13/2006 1:48 PM
    Thanks, Ken. I don't have a problem finding chord books. Just ones that include this type of chord.
  3. Rik Eischen (960)
    Theory Forum · 12 Hits · 6/13/2006 1:43 PM
    Thanks, Steve. That explanation really helps. Yes, at times I've played the chord (when the chord shape came with the music). Other times I've tried chord substitution, but I really did need to understand the hows and whys behind it. I appre...(more)
  4. Rik Eischen (960)
    Equipment Forum · 22 Hits · 6/13/2006 3:17 AM
    I have an acoustic electric and have no idea what sound pedals might sound best with my Ovation. Since my guitar doesn't have a built in pre-amp, I've been putting it through a Boss Equalizer. I've experimented a little with a Chorus pedal. W...(more)
  5. Rik Eischen (960)
    Theory Forum · 13 Hits · 6/13/2006 3:09 AM
    Thanks for your help, Emmanuel. I look forward to trying it out. I appreciate your musical knowledge! Does anyone else have any thoughts or ideas about this? I'm open to additional suggestions or ideas. And does anyone know of a good guitar...(more)
  6. Rik Eischen (960)
    Instructional Forum · 17 Hits · 6/13/2006 3:01 AM
    For starters, why do you want to play guitar? What is it you would like to play on the guitar? Do you know what style or styles you would like to play, or is it too early in the game to limit styles? For some people, it's all about learning c...(more)
  7. Rik Eischen (960)
    Theory Forum · 46 Hits · 6/13/2006 2:32 AM
    In some of the music I get it lists chords where the key is followed by a "2". I've checked quite a few chord books, and have found it is very hard to find these chord shapes. I believe they are related to ninth chords, but I think there ...(more)