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post Jul 17 2011, 05:06 PM
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Hi, my second Rec

original lesson: Metal Power Chords

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post Jul 18 2011, 10:06 AM
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Nicely played, it sounds good. What I recommend is working a bit more on timing, you seem to rush the strums a bit. Also, the fretting hand is a bit stiff when you try to change the powerchords so fast. It seems you are really trying to change them fast, and this is why timing suffers just a tiny bit. I understand that keeping the sustain and cutting the pauses between them is equally important, but try to find a nice balance between that and the relaxed motion of the hand, it will pay out.

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post Jul 18 2011, 10:59 AM
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Great take.. very tight ! smile.gif

Ivan is right, definitely about your picking hand. You are playing in time anyway so no need to rush your strumming action.. look at how Lian does it in his video. Also, because the strumming is minimal you have enough time to ensure that all strokes you play are downstrokes. Although there's nothing wrong wth playing upstrokes.. if you get into this habit of playing occasional upstrokes on slow rhythms then it might confuse you. Downstrokes will give you a much harder, forceful sound so try to forge the habit of downstrokes for this type of song. smile.gif

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post Jul 18 2011, 12:28 PM
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Very tight indeed! I don't think there's anything else to add aside from what the guys said above smile.gif Cheerios!

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post Jul 18 2011, 06:43 PM
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very good! and spot on comments!

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post Jul 19 2011, 07:23 AM
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Congrats on your 2nd take! biggrin.gif As the previous instructors said.. it a very good take with some timing issues to fix.

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post Jul 19 2011, 03:54 PM
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8.6, nice job!

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