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post Jun 2 2008, 07:08 AM
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I'm not sure how much help can be offered on something like this, but I'm working on writing a song for my 2nd band and I'm really having trouble coming up with a solo. I might be able to just throw something down that would be decent, I guess but after listening to some of my favorite solos I really want to come up with something great. I have backing rhythm that I really like and there is one measure that changes to 3/4 time and I know what I want to do there, sort of a staccato thing that follows the backing track, sort of Scavenger of Human Sorrow-ish. But other than that one measure, I can't think of anything.

Yet again I'm not sure how much help can be given on this subject but If it will help I can post the backing and you guys can give me some tips.

Thanks regardless though.


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post Jun 2 2008, 08:46 AM
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Sure, upload the backing and we'll see if we can give you some tips smile.gif


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post Jun 2 2008, 09:09 AM
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Please post a message when you upload your song. I want to see what the instructors suggest on your song. Thx Pio Jr.


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post Jun 2 2008, 09:17 AM
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waiting the backing track if we can help


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post Jun 2 2008, 09:21 AM
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waiting the backing too! cool.gif


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post Jun 2 2008, 12:20 PM
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Also, besides backing, throw in some of your licks, so we can hear what you can use best.


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post Jun 2 2008, 12:46 PM
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If you post your backing as a guitar pro tab, I will try and come up with a solo for you and tab it out in guitar pro smile.gif Then you can choose whether to use it or not.


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post Jun 2 2008, 10:32 PM
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also you could try to make variation on vocal melody,for the beginning of the solo at list,it is always an good idea for me.


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post Jun 3 2008, 02:39 AM
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The solo is basically right at the beginning of the song so it isn't a big file, just the intro and the solo until I put the rest of the riffs down. I don't think any of that is really important for this anyway. Thanks a lot though.

And just in case it's needed info I have 24 frets and a floyd rose so I can do dive bombs and squeels and hit the 2nd octave. I can do some sweeping as well so don't hold back in technicality since I need to improve anyway XD.

I highly doubt I'll use anyone's stuff 100% like they did it since I want it to be own so if you get more than one idea don't hold back.

Thanks in advance.
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post Jun 3 2008, 08:23 AM
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Ever heard the solo in Halo from Machine Head? smile.gif Maybe that's some nice inspiration.


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post Jun 3 2008, 10:38 AM
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I will try and give you some ideas when I'm home from work later smile.gif


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post Jun 7 2008, 09:00 PM
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Um.... anyone?


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post Jun 8 2008, 04:08 PM
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Dminor and Dharmonic minor scales can be used for this one. You can use whatever technique you have at your dispossal, I suggest pinched harmonics, octaves, simple fast licks, and fast AP runs.


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post Jun 17 2008, 11:06 PM
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Thanks a lot, Ivan.


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ESP LTD KH-202
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Line 6 Spider Valve
::Misc::
Pod Studio UX2/Pod Farm
Ibanez Weeping Demon Wah
Ernie Ball Strings (11-48 for Standard D) (9-42 for Standard)
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Xiphos 7 String
Too much....
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