Home | Community | Message Board


FreeSpores.com
Please support our sponsors.

General Interest >> Music, Art, and Media

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Invisiblejtseaweed
Stranger

Registered: 06/24/02
Posts: 1,325
Loc: in the middle of everywhe...
having trouble
    #2439799 - 03/16/04 04:40 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

I have been playing guitarfor about 2 years minus about 4 and half months when i stopped playing.

I didnt know if anyone here could help, but i need to learn how to sing and play at the same time. I can sing a couple of songs and play them but even then my strumming is off key a little bit.

So my question is: How can i learn how to play and sing?
Does anyone here have a method on how to learn and sing?

Thanks.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineMilkyMedia
Lost Soul

Registered: 06/11/03
Posts: 259
Last seen: 8 years, 4 months
Re: having trouble [Re: jtseaweed]
    #2440223 - 03/16/04 06:54 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Covering songs really helps with this. This way, your brain knows how the song is supposed to sound, so when your doing it, it eventually becomes and instinct. It's not going to happen over-night, just try the same song every day....then elaborate on what you've got down. I remember when I had trouble switching from various chords to other chords when I first started....and with practice, everything gets easier.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleLocus
Male

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 03/11/04
Posts: 6,049
Loc: ny/europe/other
Re: having trouble [Re: MilkyMedia]
    #2440308 - 03/16/04 07:23 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Yeah, and just keep practicing, you'll get it.


--------------------

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity. ~ Albert Einstein
"Fear is the great barrier to human growth." ~ Dr. Robert Monroe



~~~*Dosis sola facit venenum*~~~

*Check my profile to listen to my music* :smile:


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineBlastrid
e l e m e n t al i t y
 User Gallery

Registered: 01/14/02
Posts: 3,323
Loc: The Desert
Last seen: 8 years, 10 months
Re: having trouble [Re: jtseaweed]
    #2440457 - 03/16/04 08:08 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

start simple, with easy strumming, first position chords, and not too complicated singing rhythms. It's tough, I've been playing guitar for years and cant' sing and play at the same time. But then again, I can't sing, so I haven't really tried that hard :wink:


--------------------
Blas'?trid (bl?s tr?d)
    n.  3rd generation derivitave of a combination of 'bastard' and 'blasted'.  Used as both an insult or an expletive.
    ex.  Blastrid!

Stereopattern  <--My music.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
InvisibleLetto
Load Universeinto Cannon. Aimat Brain. Fire.
Registered: 12/13/02
Posts: 2,321
Re: having trouble [Re: jtseaweed]
    #2440519 - 03/16/04 08:24 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

I can't sing and play very well, but I find it's helpful to find one word per measure on a beat that coincides with strumming, and I use those as markers.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineStrumpling
Neuronaut
Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 7,571
Loc: Hyperspace
Last seen: 5 years, 6 months
Re: having trouble [Re: jtseaweed]
    #2440756 - 03/16/04 09:19 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

do it.

do it more.

do it even more.

get very frustrated and stop.

do it more.


--------------------
Insert an "I think" mentally in front of eveything I say that seems sketchy, because I certainly don't KNOW much. Also; feel free to yell at me.
In addition: SHPONGLE


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

General Interest >> Music, Art, and Media

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* Can people recommend me a few strumming songs please ? Mike_yy 670 9 09/25/07 05:43 PM
by Mike_yy
* Guitar troubles MagillaGorilla 740 7 05/22/06 09:12 PM
by faslimy
* having trouble with songs...(how do you write yours?) DistortedEyes 695 7 11/16/05 12:20 AM
by LooksLikeRain
* computer recording trouble muse_sick 468 3 07/16/05 07:20 PM
by Anisotropic
* having trouble finding my own sound shaggy101 588 3 12/14/03 04:02 PM
by Shroomism
* having trouble finding a song truekimbo2 549 2 07/08/07 01:16 AM
by truekimbo2
* GG Allin - The Troubled Troubadour Mello KittyS 1,120 12 01/03/09 07:42 AM
by Mello Kitty
* too much trouble - if you aint sucking LosAngelesGraff 313 0 08/17/07 01:49 PM
by LosAngelesGraff

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: Middleman, automan, sui, DividedQuantum
488 topic views. 1 members, 2 guests and 1 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Marijuana Demystified
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.031 seconds spending 0.005 seconds on 14 queries.