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post May 27 2009, 02:31 AM
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Awhile back Pablo did a lesson on Amorphis style. Actually I know little about them, I assume that the lessons here capture the best out of what artists have to offer, and make it easy, and being naturally lazy, I go that rout. Sort of like reading Cliff Notes rather than the Novel itself.

But I did notice that that Pablo's tune sounds almost exactly like an old Neil Young song called "Like A Hurricane". If Amorphis has a song with this tune, well pretty shameless.

Here is an old video, at about 50 seconds you can hear the same exact tune (just about) as in the Amorphis lesson. Pretty nice video I think, about 30 years old.

Way back when somebody at GMC requested a Neil Young lesson. Kris commented he wished that someone could figure out himself how Neil got that sound, that he did not know the answer himself, but would like it if someone could tell him.
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post May 27 2009, 03:12 AM
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Your right Frank, sounds a lot like the Neil Young tune. Pablo's lesson sounded to me a key higher with a few variations but real close for sure.

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post May 27 2009, 10:48 AM
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Yeah it sounds a bit similar, although the riff is different, both melody and rhythm.

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post May 27 2009, 11:14 AM
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I know Amorphis with all my heart, and I can safely say that they do not have a song that sounds much like the Neil Young one wink.gif

Pablo's lesson doesen't sound like any of their songs either, to be honest (allthough it could remind about "House of Sleep"), but it definetly sounds like something they could do wink.gif

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post May 27 2009, 04:31 PM
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Its does remind a little of that tune but its not that similar...I don't know , I should start listening to Amorphis! smile.gif

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post May 29 2009, 12:48 PM
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You definitely should, Amorphis rule wink.gif

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post May 29 2009, 04:22 PM
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They sound similar, but there's a lot of difference there too.

I would LOVE a Neil young lesson. Actually, we are pretty limited on our alternative rock and folk music selection. Neil is hugely influential to a lot of musicians, from folk to punk, grunge, and what has become labeled "alternative" rock and metal. He's da man. If we're talking in terms of influence, he's up there with Hendrix I think, not for his guitar antics but his songwriting ability.

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