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26 Jul 2015
Wanted to start it off with something ambient, so I reversed a clean guitar part and washed it out with reverb and delay; layering a piano and string part underneath. Here's what the original clean guitars at the beginning sound like. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3287032...rds%20Intro.mp3
Then because the melody is so simple and repeats itself a lot in the original song, I thought I'd try and work in a more interesting rhythm guitar part.
Picked up a 'Minor 7th Add2' chord from Mark Holcomb of Periphery, trying to incorporate a lot more of those bigger chords into my arrangements; definitely adds something that power chords can't.
Solo starts at 2:08 if that's all you wanna see - Mainly just pentatonic stuff; I wrote it with a bit of an asian feel at the start but once I recorded it wasn't really fitting in with the mix, so this is what's left over. Some sequences, arpeggios, regular stuff.
8 Jul 2015
Here's the original - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMShwUJKvB4
I spend way too long on single videos; got a couple of half-finished projects from over a year ago. Tried to see if I could make a cover video in just two/three days; brand new song, so I couldn't cheat with tabs or midi, work it all out by ear, write a solo, come up with ways to make it different from the original then make a video that's at least kinda interesting to watch on top of all that.
I'll wait till it comes out in English first but I can't believe there's new Dragon Ball! I remember watching it every day as a kid.
I had to cheat a little bit with the arpeggios in the solo with a bit of punch-in studio magic; weird because it's not hard and I could play it at the very start of a practice session but by the time I hit record, my brain just couldn't keep up. I'll leave the tabs for it.
How did it turn out? Mix, arrangement, video etc.
28 May 2015
It's only just started but it looks very promising! First two where he talks about his setup is probably a bit over-the-top for everyone here but I guess it's interesting to see what a full pro setup is like and what his workflow is. The one on the Mad Max string theme talks about how he develops his base melody idea into a full blown track.
24 May 2015
Some of you have already heard parts of this but it's finally finished! Been watching these guys' videos for years, so it's an honour to be able to have them in one of mine. It started out as a song but I think it ended up closer to a couple of guys soloing over a jam track.
Tabs to the solo at 2:20 - http://full.sc/1Fzj7W3 (.gp5 and .pdf.)
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