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#4981 jsivley   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1163 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 18 December 2019 - 09:16 PM

RS 2014 remaster for $9 on Xbox one https://www.microsof...vot:overviewtab

#4982 E-Z-B   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   3395 Posts   Joined 16.6 Years Ago  

Posted 19 December 2019 - 02:11 AM

Disappointing that it’s been 6 years now without a new game.

#4983 jsivley   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1163 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 19 December 2019 - 09:27 PM

I agree. I haven’t been playing and need some motivation. A new game would do it I think

#4984 aFrostyONE   Crocketty Year 1 player... where's my Phil Collins overdub&a CAGiversary!   3123 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

aFrostyONE

Posted 02 January 2020 - 11:16 PM

Epiphone Blueshawk deluxe for $400, thru Sam Ash

https://www.samash.c...tar-edbcxxnh3-p

-currently available in transparent black and midnight sapphire (aka, Blue)

-they had red available before NewYear's but it's gone.

-Also, looks like they only have 1 blue, but at least 10 in black

-remember to use code "ASH5" at checkout for a 7.5% discount

 

Musicians Friend sale on select items: 10-15% with code "CHEERS2020"

https://www.musician...pon?icid=218072

-pretty similar to their pre-Christmas sales, but...

-now I'm seeing the new BC RICH models as well as the new Kramer models so, easy 15% discount if you've been waiting on either of those rebirths

Also, noticed these guitar cases:

On-Stage guitar case, in black, for $51.02

https://www.musician...h70398000001000

-you'd have to order two for the 10% coupon to work, but they look decent and have decent reviews.

-after discount and whatever state tax, you should hopefully still be at 50 each

-FYI, they aren't shipping until 3/28... lol

Belated Happy New Year's!

:pray: May 2020 not suck worse than 2019 :pray: 



#4985 Blade   Imminently Punchable CAGiversary!   14821 Posts   Joined 15.0 Years Ago  

Posted 03 January 2020 - 01:53 AM

What would you guys recommend for a good bass that I could start out with and play for a few years? Nothing super expensive.



#4986 aFrostyONE   Crocketty Year 1 player... where's my Phil Collins overdub&a CAGiversary!   3123 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

aFrostyONE

Posted 03 January 2020 - 07:10 PM

New restock on Firefly guitars

https://www.amazon.c...heapassgam08-20

-all solid body models

-the singlecut & doublecut guitars, with one P90 are $130 each

-the doublecut guitars, with two P90s are $149 each

 

What would you guys recommend for a good bass that I could start out with and play for a few years? Nothing super expensive.

We had some members that were more focused on bass, but I don't know if they're still around.

I'm not big into bass, though I mess around with it like an idiot, so...

SHORT answer - Squier bronco bass

-you can get them for $150 from Sweetwater or Amazon

 

LONG answer - bunch of things you need to consider

-do you want a long scale(34") or short scale(30") bass

-what kind of music: modern rock, metal (think of solidbody bass), more woody tones (then think hollow or semihollow bass)

-what budget were you thinking about

-are you planning to use it only with Rocksmith (or other similar program) or buying an amp (cabinet or headphone amp)

-etc. etc. etc.

 

Really LONG answer without me saying much - ask over on the Talk Bass forums (or search those forums) :lol:

https://www.talkbass...-forums-bg.246/

 

I'm just focusing on "NEW" purchases, so what I'm saying is based around that, as well as the ability to buy from a retailer that would provide you with easy access as well as an easy return process (should it be necessary).

-the bronco bass is pretty much the mainstream budget bass guitar that'll get you started.  The build will most likely be fine, though you could end up with a stinker.  

-if you're looking to spend around the $200 price range then consider some models like the Ibanez GSR200 or Yamaha RBX170

<UPDATE: as of 01/09/2020>Guitar Center just put the Yamaha model on sale for $160, in black or sunburst 

https://www.guitarce...uitar-J11882.gc

-around the $300 price range, I'd say check out the Sterling by MusicMan bass guitars

-around $400, start looking at the Squier Classic Vibe models.

 

I think researching those models will help you get a feel for things that people like on each.  That in turn should give you more knowledge as you compare between other models and hopefully narrow down your choice.

And do yourself a favor; start looking at the basics of guitar/bass setup.  A simple 5min Youtube video will do you wonders in understanding tuning, intonation and string action.  You'll want to know this regardless of the model you buy. 

Unless you're buying Reverend... their stuff always seems to be good right out of the box. But seriously, google a video... it'll do you good.

Good Luck.



#4987 jsivley   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1163 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 03 January 2020 - 11:10 PM

I seem to be missing all of my dlc. I know I had this problem once in the past but I don’t remember if I ever resolved it or if I just still have this problem. It’s been quite some time since I’ve played the game

Edit: I have the dlc downloaded; I can see it when I look under game management in the Xbox menu. If I search dlc I own in the game I get two error screens. First screen says “Looks like you already on this. Go to my games or my library on your home device to download it”. The second screen says “You already own ‘artist - song’. You can get it in your games and apps collection”.

So does anybody know the fix? How do I get access to my songs?

#4988 aFrostyONE   Crocketty Year 1 player... where's my Phil Collins overdub&a CAGiversary!   3123 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

aFrostyONE

Posted 07 January 2020 - 06:03 PM

Guitar Center's Daily Pick

Musician's Gear molded guitar case for $60

https://www.guitarce...m/Daily-Pick.gc

 

Monoprice guitar sale

https://www.monopric...ges/guitar_sale

-various models to choose from: electric, acoustic and bass guitars

-they included a couple of mini models; just make sure you know what you're getting into with those

-they also mixed in a few lefty models

EDIT: as of 01/08/2020

Italia guitar strap deal - ends tonight!Extended thru 1/9(new coupon code)

https://www.italiast...ges/on-sale-now

-buy one, get one free

-use coupon code "FREESTRAP108"  "FREESTRAP109"

-ends tonight Extended thru 1/9(new coupon code

These are high-quality leather straps in either 2.5" or 4" wide straps; various colors/stains

 

I seem to be missing all of my dlc. I know I had this problem once in the past but I don’t remember if I ever resolved it or if I just still have this problem. It’s been quite some time since I’ve played the game

Edit: I have the dlc downloaded; I can see it when I look under game management in the Xbox menu. If I search dlc I own in the game I get two error screens. First screen says “Looks like you already on this. Go to my games or my library on your home device to download it”. The second screen says “You already own ‘artist - song’. You can get it in your games and apps collection”.

So does anybody know the fix? How do I get access to my songs?

I had something similar happen when I first moved over to X1 from my 360, but it sorta fixed itself over time.

Recently experienced a similar problem on PS4, after upgrading the hd to a ssd.  There's one program that won't open even though the system shows it as installed and the online store shows I already own it.

 

Best solution I keep finding is to do a full wipe/reformat and re-download everything... yeah, not gonna bother with that.

Short of that, I would try signing out of your account, then signing back in again.  Also check if you have other account profiles; maybe the content got linked to a different profile?



#4989 aFrostyONE   Crocketty Year 1 player... where's my Phil Collins overdub&a CAGiversary!   3123 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

aFrostyONE

Posted 15 January 2020 - 06:25 PM

Interesting surprise on those Firefly guitars...

they're offering a lefty model in transparent red

https://guitarsgarde...transparent-red

-only available thru their Guitar Garden website

-but you can checkout with PayPal

-as far as I know, this may be the first time they offer a lefty build

 

They also have a couple slightly fancier/prettier looking models

Spalted maple-top in a sorta Caramel burst

https://guitarsgarde...and-picks-brown

Flame maple-top in a deep Purple

https://guitarsgarde...nd-picks-purple

And they have a few thinline telecasters too

https://guitarsgarde...ow-body-guitars



#4990 aFrostyONE   Crocketty Year 1 player... where's my Phil Collins overdub&a CAGiversary!   3123 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

aFrostyONE

Posted 04 February 2020 - 04:17 AM

Massive Ibanez gear sale, thru Adorama... courtesy of Iconian (@slick deals)

https://slickdeals.n...earchBarV2Algo1

-mostly guitars (tons of guitars), but did see an amp and a pedal in the mix

-better act fast. Last time they had an Ibanez sale it ended super quick.

 

EDIT: as of 02/06/2020

Another Adorama sale; this time EVH guitars

https://slickdeals.n...earchBarV2Algo1

-mostly the wolfgang body style.

-and as Iconian mentions... very limited stock, so probably only 1-2 guitars available at the sale price-per-model

 

EDIT: as of 02/12/2020

Aaaaaand another Adorama sale: Jackson guitars

https://slickdeals.n...earchBarV2Algo1

-from $329-$750

- a few 7 and 8 string guitars too

-pointy is as pointy does



#4991 aFrostyONE   Crocketty Year 1 player... where's my Phil Collins overdub&a CAGiversary!   3123 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

aFrostyONE

Posted 14 February 2020 - 06:26 PM

Several President's Day / Valentine's Day sales happening, without much going on.  But think these are worth a look...

Guitar Fetish President's Day sale

https://www.guitarfe...Sale_c_845.html

-10% off sitewide with coupon "2020PD10

-25% off clearance section items with coupon "2020PD25"

-they have a few blemished cases for strat/tele and jaguar/jazzmaster sized guitars that qualify for the 25%off code

-and they recently began selling their version of "-tron" sized pickups, as well as various accessories to mount them into non-tron sized routs.

 

Guitar Center President's Day Sale

https://www.guitarce...ts-Day-Deals.gc

-ends Feb.18, 2020

They put the Gibson doublecut tributes on sale, all finishes

Single P90 tribute DC @ $550

https://www.guitarce...ctric-Guitar.gc

Double P90 tribute DC @ $600

https://www.guitarce...ctric-Guitar.gc

Bass tribute DC @ $600

https://www.guitarce...bute-DC-Bass.gc

-if only I was more of bass nut...



#4992 jsivley   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1163 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 05 March 2020 - 04:54 PM

Rocksmith Remastered $6 on psn
https://store.playst...S2014REMASTERED

#4993 aFrostyONE   Crocketty Year 1 player... where's my Phil Collins overdub&a CAGiversary!   3123 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

aFrostyONE

Posted 07 May 2020 - 08:26 PM

Hey everybody! Hope you're all staying safe.

Haven't bothered posting much lately, but then again... things happened... so, you know...

 

Anyway, Guitar Center has some Spring Clearance deals

https://www.guitarce...urrencyCode=USD

Specifically, check out the Epiphone Wildkat studio @ $270

https://www.guitarce...c#productDetail

And the Jackson Soloist SL4X @ $400

https://www.guitarce...500000154570.gc

 

If your prefer to customize your current gear a bit, Guitar Fetish has 10%off everything, 25%off clearance items

https://www.guitarfe...pons_c_845.html

-10% coupon "GREEN10", for everything

-25% coupon "GREEN25", for clearance

-this sale currently has no end date

 

Stay Safe!!!   :wave:<---------------[6ft]---------------> :wave:  ...and just keep swimming... 

(hey Cheapy, can we get a "stay 6ft apart" emoji up in here. Just saiyan) 

 

EDIT: as of 05/08/2020

Well that Wildkat deal never stood a chance, lol. So how about a Gibson deal:

Gibson Les Paul Jr doublecut, with single P90, @ $550

https://www.guitarce...HistoricalItems

-deal keeps coming in and out of stock, so you're probably gonna end up with store demo.

-might as well call and see about getting an extra discount

 

Musician's Friend Stupid Deal of the Hour, today:

https://www.musician...pid?icid=210190

-currently have the Snake Oil "the Very Thing" boost pedal @ $99

-remember that Stupid hourly deals can be bought after they're initially displayed, just scroll to the bottom of the page to see the prior deals and click on it there.

https://www.musician...l52555000000000

FYI: First Responders and HealthCare workers can get special discount codes here:

https://www.musician...ers?icid=218803

-no clue on the percentage of discount

 



#4994 aFrostyONE   Crocketty Year 1 player... where's my Phil Collins overdub&a CAGiversary!   3123 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

aFrostyONE

Posted 08 May 2020 - 06:01 PM

:whee: ROCKSMITH News! :whee: 

End of an era folks... no more Rocksmith DLC

-Opeth song pack is the last DLC for Rocksmith Remastered

-which pretty much means no more Rocksmith as we know it :cry:

 

The Dev's, including the DLC team, are officially moving over to their new project.

-this should mean a new Rocksmith for this year :bouncy:  :bouncy:  :bouncy:  (I hope :pray: )

 

"Future of Rocksmith"

https://rocksmith.ub...re-of-rocksmith

Link to sign-up for more info on the "Future"

https://rocksmith.ub...s/registration/

 

Man... I really hope there is a new Rocksmith this year.  Like some of you, I've been stuck in a rut for a while now and work just drains my free time. A new shiny would be a welcome change.



#4995 jsivley   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1163 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 14 May 2020 - 09:54 PM

Rocksmith 2014 Remastered is on sale for a measly $6 on psn right now

#4996 aFrostyONE   Crocketty Year 1 player... where's my Phil Collins overdub&a CAGiversary!   3123 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

aFrostyONE

Posted 18 May 2020 - 09:20 PM

Memorial Day sale at Prymaxe

https://www.prymaxe.com/

-25% off with code "MEMORIAL25"

-5% off demo items with code "DEMO5"

-only drag is not knowing which items qualify.  The stuff I tried kept coming back ineligible.

 

JHS pedal sale popping up at several retailers, 15%off sale

-pretty much the same deal you tend to see around Black Friday.

-Here are the vendors I've found so far:

Prymaxe - https://www.prymaxe....s/new-condition

CME - https://www.chicagom...s/cme-gear-sale

Sweetwater - https://www.sweetwat...iOlsiSkhTIl19fQ

 

Finally, Firefly guitars has a thinline telecaster, with P90 pups @ $150 + shipping cost.

https://guitarsgarde...guitar-sunburst

-currently only available thru their own website

-don't remember ever seeing them do this model with these pickups.  Might be a one-off model that sells out after the first purchase... really don't know.  I've seen them do one-off finishes for other models that seem to disappear in a flash



#4997 Josh1billion   Josh x1,000,000,000 CAGiversary!   2205 Posts   Joined 10.8 Years Ago  

Josh1billion

Posted 18 May 2020 - 10:52 PM

That's exciting news about a new project. Maybe a new Rocksmith, but I wonder... if just another regular Rocksmith entry had been the plan all along, why would they do that now and not years ago? Maybe they have a radically new idea up their sleeves.

So, my theory ia perhaps they're going all-out and doing a full Bandsmith. All of the usual guitar stuff, with the addition of vocals to teach people to sing. Quite possibly midi keyboard support for teaching piano/keyboard as well. And maybe, just maybe drums.. with their own peripheral tabletop digital drumset?

#4998 jsivley   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1163 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 19 May 2020 - 06:15 AM

RS now on sale on Xbox one for only $6.59.

#4999 BadWaluigi=Luigi  

BadWaluigi=Luigi

Posted 19 May 2020 - 03:51 PM

I love using this as a makeshift amp. Let's me experiment with so many sounds without wasting money on pedals I won't use LOL. I havent actually played the game as intended because my guitarts not in standard tuning. This game desperately needs songs in different tunings. The fact that it doesnt recognize I want to be in drop D is kinda silly. Pretty common tuning.



#5000 jsivley   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1163 Posts   Joined 11.7 Years Ago  

Posted 19 May 2020 - 05:21 PM

There are lots of songs in this game that are drop d tuning (and others). You can even sort the song list by tuning.

Also, why not just retune to play other songs? Only way I can see this as being an issue is if you have a locking nut for a Floyd Rose or something

#5001 aFrostyONE   Crocketty Year 1 player... where's my Phil Collins overdub&a CAGiversary!   3123 Posts   Joined 12.6 Years Ago  

aFrostyONE

Posted 22 May 2020 - 08:04 PM

More Memorial Day Sales... along with expansions on prior sales

 

Reverb.com

https://reverb.com/sale/sale

-ends May 26

-15%off select inventory.  

-Various vendors and items range from New-Mint-Used

 

Chicago Music Exchange

https://www.chicagom...s/cme-gear-sale

-valid thru this weekend

-15% off select items

 

Sweetwater

https://www.sweetwat...ition=home_page

-mostly a pedal sale, but there are a few other things mixed in

 

GuitarFetish.com

https://www.guitarfe...ings_c_901.html

-12%off everything with code "MEMORIAL12"

-25%off clearance items with code "MEMORIAL25"

 

Alto Music

https://www.altomusi...t-deals/on-sale

-various items, at various discounts

 

Pro Audio Star

DOD Rubberneck Analog Delay pedal @ $120

https://www.proaudio...-tap-tempo.html

-this is a really good delay pedal, especially at this price

Supro Silverwood guitars, as low as $430

https://www.proaudio...search/?q=supro

-racing green is $430, with the daphne blue and natural ash models at $450

-they also have bundle options with either a gig bag or a hardshell case, priced @ $480 or $520, respectively

Supro David Bowie signature guitar @ $500

https://www.proaudio...-dual-tone.html

-this is NOT the bigsby version

-also available as a bundle with a hardcase @ $570

https://www.proaudio...-hard-case.html

 

Harman Audio

DOD Phasor 201 pedal @ $45

https://www.harmanau.../DOD201-13.html

-another good pedal, if you like what it does

 

Prymaxe

https://www.prymaxe.com/

-posted the sale earlier, but also mentioned that I couldn't find stuff, that I wanted, to qualify :lol: .  If you get stuck, start up a CHAT window and they'll work with you on a deal (most likely 15% off).  I may have something coming in because of this :D/

 

Have Fun! Stay Safe! And whether it's new or old.. rock the isht outta your gear!!! 8-)  :mrgreen: