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post Aug 21 2011, 10:29 PM
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Hi, this is my 2nd REC submission.

This time I took on Gabriel Leopardi's Rocker Riff 2 (Level 6)

Gear: Guitar Rig 4 with Rig Kontrol 2, Garageband, Gibson Les Paul

This time my main focus was timing. Used some more patience than the last one as well, and didn't rush to record it too soon. IMHO anyway smile.gif

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Gabriel Leopardi
post Aug 22 2011, 06:05 AM
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hey man! It's nice to find this lesson here in the REC! biggrin.gif The take is good but there are some little details in different aspects that could be improved to get a perfect take. The rhythm section is very good, but you don't look comfortable playing the fastest parts. You lose a bit the groove but it's just a matter of practice. Regarding the solo, I feel that your guitar is a bit out of tune in the higher strings. Maybe this is a calibration problem. The solos are played ok, you could make your vibrato a bit stronger but the notes and timing are ok. There is one bend out of pitch but the others are perfect. Your tone is very good. Thanks for your take.

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Ben Higgins
post Aug 22 2011, 09:01 AM
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Great take cool.gif

I agree with Gabriel about timing and vibrato. Needing to add some vibrato was the main thing that struck me when watching your take. You still played great and with attitude, but working on vibrato will give your playing more feel and impact.

I've got a series of vibrato lessons that you may find useful. Also, Marcus Lavendell has some too. If you just search our names at the top you'll get the full lists of our lessons smile.gif

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post Aug 23 2011, 05:46 AM
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nothing much to add here, besides that i really enjoyed your take, and that neck pickup on the solo, you got a lovely les paul.


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post Aug 23 2011, 05:22 PM
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7.6 with this one, pass!

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