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> Jamest -- Inspired By Srv, Lesson by Alberto Catasso
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post May 30 2011, 07:25 AM
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Inspired by SRV
by Alberto Catasso

Link to original lesson: here

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Amp: Line6 POD HD500, Vox AC30 Top Boost model.

For this take I set the pickup selector switch to split coil mode for a twangy brighter sound. I'm wondering if my ears have adjusted to perhaps is an overly bright tone. Let me know if you think so, cause I may have gotten sort of desensitized to it. At first during mixing of this, the two parts were panned to the center and the mix sounded muddy and just loud. Then I panned each part a little left and right and it made a big difference. The bass is easier to hear, I was able to turn down both guitar parts and every thing blended much better. Funny how a subtle change can make a big difference. All in all, I'm pleased with this take. The trickiest part was the lick starting at 0:33 and transitioning from the previous lick. I think I got it right, maybe an extra note is in there who knows. smile.gif Great lesson Alberto! SRV was a genius and this lesson was an inspiration for sure.

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post May 30 2011, 10:07 AM
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That was a very good and consistent performance. Although the tone is quite different, there's nothing wrong with it to my ears smile.gif You could do with making your vibrato a bit heavier in places to add strength and passion to the licks.. this will really make it sound like you are playing it as opposed to just turning in a polished recital. That's just something to bear in mind for the future but as it is your REC's are always near flawless cool.gif

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post May 31 2011, 09:45 PM
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Sounds awesome, and I agree with Ben about vibrato. It's a bit "dry" sounding, try to give in some emotions and insert some vibratos - it's blues after all! smile.gif

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post May 31 2011, 09:59 PM
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Awesome take man! I really like your feel and performance. As guys said - little bit more vibrato and you're there! smile.gif

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post Jun 1 2011, 03:56 PM
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Solid 9 performance Jim, well done!

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