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GMC Forum _ PRACTICE ROOM _ Gmc 'blues As A Tool' Collab!

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Jun 21 2019, 08:14 PM

Hello friends!! Welcome to a new GMC Collaboration! smile.gif

This time I decided to go for a backing track recorded by our amazing Instructor https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/instructor/Javier-Aviles/, but I got the inspiration from this Jam School lesson recorded by our founder and guitar Master Kristofer Dahl: https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/ls/JamSchool-Blues-As-A-Tool/. You can get ideas from that lesson!


Backing Track:  Blues_as_a_Tool___Backing_80_bpm.mp3 ( 2.57MB ) : 42


Jamtrack:  Blues_As_A_Tool___Jamtrack.mp3 ( 11.36MB ) : 38


Key: D minor

Tempo: 80 bpm

Recommended Scales:

http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/scalegenerator

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DEADLINE: July 20th

If you are new to collabs please check out this: https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/guitar_forum/index.php?showtopic=58277


WHO WOULD LIKE TO BE PART OF THIS ONE?

Posted by: Mertay Jun 21 2019, 08:24 PM

Last year I think I was asking about swamp blues here, sort of reminded me that. Slide might work well with this if anyone is into it.

Posted by: Todd Simpson Jun 22 2019, 05:59 AM

I'm flexible. Maybe we can do your retro track next time?


QUOTE (Gabriel Leopardi @ Jun 21 2019, 03:14 PM) *
Hello friends!! Welcome to a new GMC Collaboration! smile.gif

This time I decided to go for a backing track recorded by our amazing Instructor https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/instructor/Javier-Aviles/, but I got the inspiration from this Jam School lesson recorded by our founder and guitar Master Kristofer Dahl: https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/ls/JamSchool-Blues-As-A-Tool/. You can get ideas from that lesson!


Backing Track:  Blues_as_a_Tool___Backing_80_bpm.mp3 ( 2.57MB ) : 42


Key: D minor

Tempo: 80 bpm

Recommended Scales:

http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/scalegenerator

http://www.guitarmasterclass.net/scalegenerator


DEADLINE: July 8th

If you are new to collabs please check out this: https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/guitar_forum/index.php?showtopic=58277


WHO WOULD LIKE TO BE PART OF THIS ONE?

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Jun 23 2019, 04:59 PM

QUOTE (Mertay @ Jun 21 2019, 04:24 PM) *
Last year I think I was asking about swamp blues here, sort of reminded me that. Slide might work well with this if anyone is into it.



That's a great idea! Are you in? smile.gif


QUOTE (Todd Simpson @ Jun 22 2019, 01:59 AM) *
I'm flexible. Maybe we can do your retro track next time?



Sure! I still have to improve that track so this is a quick blues jam to have some fun! smile.gif

Posted by: Phil66 Jun 23 2019, 09:15 PM

Is that definitely the right backing track Gab? There's some odd twangy guitar happening at 1:06 and 1:12. For now I've downloaded the 6 minute version from here >> https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/ls/JamSchool-Blues-As-A-Tool/ to put into my DAW for experimentation.

Cheers buddy.

Posted by: MisterM Jun 24 2019, 05:49 AM

Hi Gab, Hi all GMCer

I'm in holiday until 1rst july

Why new Blues'collab ?
The last collapsed : https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/guitar_forum/index.php?showtopic=59574

5 guitarists made video : Phil/MisterM/Madfish/Cael/Bleez
It only misses you and your magic licks

Why collab fell into oblivion ? sad.gif

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Jun 25 2019, 03:14 PM

QUOTE (MisterM @ Jun 24 2019, 01:49 AM) *
Hi Gab, Hi all GMCer

I'm in holiday until 1rst july

Why new Blues'collab ?
The last collapsed : https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/guitar_forum/index.php?showtopic=59574

5 guitarists made video : Phil/MisterM/Madfish/Cael/Bleez
It only misses you and your magic licks

Why collab fell into oblivion ? sad.gif



Hi mate! That's not officially a collab, it's something special that I organisefrom time to time and that turned amazing here:




The second one didn't collapse! I hope that we have a few more participants to make it cool. (some students promised takes).

The latest COLLAB is "GMC goes 70's" and the mix is already available (video coming soon) https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/guitar_forum/index.php?showtopic=60120&view=findpost&p=769333.


I hope to see you on this new one as well! Blues is always welcome for students of any level. smile.gif

Also, you can make your Collab requests https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/guitar_forum/index.php?showtopic=60226. Todd and Onetabmat requested an 80's Synthwave collab. I'm working on the backing track for that one for the next collab, however, I wonder if there are more students interested on this genre.






QUOTE (Phil66 @ Jun 23 2019, 05:15 PM) *
Is that definitely the right backing track Gab? There's some odd twangy guitar happening at 1:06 and 1:12. For now I've downloaded the 6 minute version from here >> https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/ls/JamSchool-Blues-As-A-Tool/ to put into my DAW for experimentation.

Cheers buddy.



Yes! This is the original backing track from the lesson. It includes those guitars as an arrangement for the guitar lesson (Check out the main video). By the way I've also included the Jamtrack version in the first post. Thanks for notifying Phil!

Posted by: yoncopin Jun 29 2019, 03:13 PM

I'm working on something, we'll see if I can get it together to participate

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Jun 29 2019, 06:33 PM

QUOTE (yoncopin @ Jun 29 2019, 11:13 AM) *
I'm working on something, we'll see if I can get it together to participate



Great!!! šŸ˜ŠšŸ™ŒšŸ»

Posted by: onetabmat Jun 29 2019, 08:47 PM



struggled finding the flow with this one and I slowed down and just created something that complemented the track IMO.
hope you guys like it

 coutrycollableadonly.wav ( 27.72MB ) : 1
 

Posted by: Todd Simpson Jun 29 2019, 09:01 PM

Sounds like a plan !! I like your retro tracks a lot. Have you thought about doing an EP just a few songs, digital release only, with maybe some extra players and have people vote on which solos to include?


QUOTE (Gabriel Leopardi @ Jun 23 2019, 11:59 AM) *
That's a great idea! Are you in? smile.gif





Sure! I still have to improve that track so this is a quick blues jam to have some fun! smile.gif

Posted by: Todd Simpson Jun 30 2019, 09:11 AM

Nice!!!!!!!

QUOTE (onetabmat @ Jun 29 2019, 03:47 PM) *


struggled finding the flow with this one and I slowed down and just created something that complemented the track IMO.
hope you guys like it

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Jun 30 2019, 09:27 PM

QUOTE (onetabmat @ Jun 29 2019, 04:47 PM) *


struggled finding the flow with this one and I slowed down and just created something that complemented the track IMO.
hope you guys like it



That's great mate! This is a cool backing to experiment with new ideas and approaches. I know that it can be tricky to jam along with it but this can be an excuse to explore and find new roads! smile.gif

QUOTE (Todd Simpson @ Jun 29 2019, 05:01 PM) *
Sounds like a plan !! I like your retro tracks a lot. Have you thought about doing an EP just a few songs, digital release only, with maybe some extra players and have people vote on which solos to include?



I didn't think on this before but I've seen this idea in the other thread.... what would you do with the EP? How would you release it?


Posted by: yoncopin Jul 4 2019, 03:33 AM

Here's my initial take. I;m into the playing but could probably export a better video and maybe reamp with a slightly less gainy tone. Fortunately I recorded a dry track this time too. It's good to have your recording setup handy when inspiration strikes! smile.gif Hope you guys like it.


Posted by: MisterM Jul 4 2019, 10:03 AM

Very Nice !
Tone is great don't change it. Your vibrato is impressive !

Too bad, I have very little time to play this week
Iā€™m renovating my house to sell it.

This one starts very well


QUOTE (yoncopin @ Jul 4 2019, 02:33 AM) *
Here's my initial take. I;m into the playing but could probably export a better video and maybe reamp with a slightly less gainy tone. Fortunately I recorded a dry track this time too. It's good to have your recording setup handy when inspiration strikes! smile.gif Hope you guys like it.



Nice idea, old and modern blues : it sound great smile.gif

QUOTE (onetabmat @ Jun 29 2019, 07:47 PM) *


struggled finding the flow with this one and I slowed down and just created something that complemented the track IMO.
hope you guys like it

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Jul 4 2019, 01:44 PM

QUOTE (yoncopin @ Jul 3 2019, 11:33 PM) *
Here's my initial take. I;m into the playing but could probably export a better video and maybe reamp with a slightly less gainy tone. Fortunately I recorded a dry track this time too. It's good to have your recording setup handy when inspiration strikes! smile.gif Hope you guys like it.




Great playing mate! This is a very inspired improvisation! Love the groove and feel here. smile.gif

Thanks a lot for your take!!

QUOTE (MisterM @ Jul 4 2019, 06:03 AM) *
Very Nice !
Tone is great don't change it. Your vibrato is impressive !

Too bad, I have very little time to play this week
Iā€™m renovating my house to sell it.

This one starts very well


Nice idea, old and modern blues : it sound great smile.gif



Yeah! This collab is very promising! I hope that you find some time to give it a try! wink.gif

Posted by: yoncopin Jul 5 2019, 01:24 PM

Thanks guys! smile.gif LOoking forward to everyone else's takes!

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Jul 5 2019, 01:47 PM

QUOTE (yoncopin @ Jul 5 2019, 09:24 AM) *
Thanks guys! smile.gif LOoking forward to everyone else's takes!



Yeah! me too! smile.gif

Posted by: Farine54 Jul 5 2019, 06:17 PM

Hello,
this collab is cool but the date is close to being finished. I will still try to work on it this weekend.

OneTabMat and Yoncopin have the right feeeling, bravo smile.gif

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Jul 5 2019, 07:14 PM

QUOTE (Farine54 @ Jul 5 2019, 02:17 PM) *
Hello,
this collab is cool but the date is close to being finished. I will still try to work on it this weekend.

OneTabMat and Yoncopin have the right feeeling, bravo smile.gif



Extended! We need more takes! wink.gif

Posted by: Phil66 Jul 5 2019, 09:17 PM

Here is my first improvised take Gab. I'd love to have been able to offer something like Brian did, hopefully one day I'll get there, it's just the kind of thing I'd like to create. Sorry for the weird body language and faces at times laugh.gif

https://youtu.be/Axvf9xu6dQA


 Blues_as_a_tool_Guitar_and_backing.mp3 ( 3.2MB ) : 1

 Blues_as_a_tool_Guitar.mp3 ( 3.2MB ) : 1

Posted by: Todd Simpson Jul 5 2019, 10:21 PM

Good stuff!! Also top points for guitar face!!! It's something that can't be taught!!!

QUOTE (Phil66 @ Jul 5 2019, 04:17 PM) *
Here is my first improvised take Gab. I'd love to have been able to offer something like Brian did, hopefully one day I'll get there, it's just the kind of thing I'd like to create. Sorry for the weird body language and faces at times laugh.gif

https://youtu.be/Axvf9xu6dQA

Posted by: Phil66 Jul 5 2019, 10:34 PM

Thanks Todd, I won't tell you what my wife said about that thumbnail laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif

Posted by: Sensible Jones Jul 6 2019, 01:35 PM

About time I got back into the action then!!! Things are all starting to settle down again so I should have time to do something during the week!!!
biggrin.gif biggrin.gif

Posted by: Todd Simpson Jul 6 2019, 05:03 PM

That thumbnail is priceless! It would make a great profile icon. smile.gif

QUOTE (Phil66 @ Jul 5 2019, 05:34 PM) *
Thanks Todd, I won't tell you what my wife said about that thumbnail laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Jul 6 2019, 05:29 PM

QUOTE (Phil66 @ Jul 5 2019, 05:17 PM) *
Here is my first improvised take Gab. I'd love to have been able to offer something like Brian did, hopefully one day I'll get there, it's just the kind of thing I'd like to create. Sorry for the weird body language and faces at times laugh.gif

https://youtu.be/Axvf9xu6dQA



Love it Phil!! Great phrases, tone and AMAZING guitar faces!! You rocked this one. biggrin.gif

QUOTE (Sensible Jones @ Jul 6 2019, 09:35 AM) *
About time I got back into the action then!!! Things are all starting to settle down again so I should have time to do something during the week!!!
biggrin.gif biggrin.gif



Awesome news mate!!! smile.gif

Posted by: Phil66 Jul 6 2019, 08:50 PM

Thanks Gab,

I'll post the files tomorrow. I need to smile more on my vids, I look like a grumpy old man laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif

Posted by: Sensible Jones Jul 8 2019, 10:28 AM

QUOTE (Gabriel Leopardi @ Jul 6 2019, 05:29 PM) *
Awesome news mate!!! smile.gif

Cheers Gab!! I've been missing these!!
smile.gif smile.gif

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Jul 8 2019, 09:56 PM

QUOTE (Phil66 @ Jul 6 2019, 04:50 PM) *
Thanks Gab,

I'll post the files tomorrow. I need to smile more on my vids, I look like a grumpy old man laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif



haha great! Thanks Phil!

QUOTE (Sensible Jones @ Jul 8 2019, 06:28 AM) *
Cheers Gab!! I've been missing these!!
smile.gif smile.gif



I've also been missing your takes mate!

Posted by: Phil66 Jul 8 2019, 10:01 PM

I've put them in my original post Gab wink.gif

Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Jul 8 2019, 10:06 PM

QUOTE (Phil66 @ Jul 8 2019, 06:01 PM) *
I've put them in my original post Gab wink.gif



Ok! thanks!

Posted by: Farine54 Jul 10 2019, 10:55 PM

Hi,
here is my take. There are some timing problems, but unfortunately I will not have much time to rework because I do not have much free time these days. I hope that suits.

for once I played as a right-handed biggrin.gif

Should the audio file?


Posted by: Todd Simpson Jul 11 2019, 01:28 AM

Thanks for joining in!!! Yeah, he will probably need the isolated guitar track so he can put it in the mix.

QUOTE (Farine54 @ Jul 10 2019, 05:55 PM) *
Hi,
here is my take. There are some timing problems, but unfortunately I will not have much time to rework because I do not have much free time these days. I hope that suits.

for once I played as a right-handed biggrin.gif

Should the audio file?


Posted by: Gabriel Leopardi Jul 11 2019, 03:21 PM

QUOTE (Farine54 @ Jul 10 2019, 06:55 PM) *
Hi,
here is my take. There are some timing problems, but unfortunately I will not have much time to rework because I do not have much free time these days. I hope that suits.

for once I played as a right-handed biggrin.gif

Should the audio file?




That's great!!! Thanks for joining mate!! Yes, I need the only guitar audio file please!

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