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manuh
post Jul 7 2011, 08:53 PM
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Original Lesson: Rock Solo - Beginner Lesson

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*Epiphone Les Paul Custom
*Line 6 GX with GearBox

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Ben Higgins
post Jul 8 2011, 09:12 AM
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Very good take, Manuh ! Some points you could work on: Try bending with your second finger instead and use your 1st finger to rest on the string in front of your bending finger. For an example of what this looks like, check out my Vibrato Odyssey 3 lesson to see how I do it. It will give more stability to your bends and more control. It's a good habit to get into rather than using your first finger.

Also, your vibrato is very fast and slight.. try spending some time focusing on vibrato and making it more measured, slower and controlled. Try experimienting with different ways of vibrato on different strings.

Timing and right hand synchronisation was excellent. You've got the makings of a real good player cool.gif


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Cosmin Lupu
post Jul 8 2011, 01:08 PM
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hey Manuh! aside from Ben's points which are very good, I would add that you should try to experiment with bending using a metronome as well. i know it sounds a little boring but, it's going to help you vibrate with the groove of whatever it is that you'll be practicing wink.gif

Also take care on the timing, you have some slips here and there on the more technically demanding parts - the solution is slow practice as well smile.gif

Keep up the good work mate!


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Ivan Milenkovic
post Jul 10 2011, 11:17 PM
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Well played solo, good timing, and decent tone. What I would advise is that you focus on vibrato. You're kinda doing it in the right way, but it's too fast. Try to play it very slowly with the metronome to achieve full control.


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Gabriel Leopardi
post Jul 11 2011, 02:00 AM
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Hey! I must say that this lesson is tricky for a beginner so you did a great job! There are some things to improve like the pitch of some of your bends and your vibrato (you should try to do it stronger). Your timing is very good excepting in the faster alternate picking licks (at 0:33) where you have a very little timing issue.

Edit: I forgot to say that your hammering sounds weak on the last lick. Work on that one!

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post Jul 13 2011, 01:34 PM
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way to work on this one man, 7.5 on the take which is passing..


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