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> Gitarrero - Rock Solo - Beginner, Lesson By Trond Vold
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post Sep 17 2011, 02:44 PM
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Original lesson: Rock Solo - Beginner by Trond Vold

And another rec take...this is one of my favourite lessosn at GMC, today I picked it up again after a couple of months and just gave it a shot.

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post Sep 18 2011, 11:26 AM
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If I could give it a 7.5 I would because I really felt this was between a 7 and 8. Your timing and hand positioning are getting much better. Your bending is getting more confident too but there's also a few slightly out of pitch bends in this take so bending could do with some time spending on it.

Your muting is getting better too. There isn't so much unwanted string noise now as there used to be but it's still there so.. bending and muting are the 2 things I would take away from this to work on.

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post Sep 18 2011, 05:03 PM
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Mate, I settled for 7 as well, as there is still work to do on correcting the pitch and adding roundness to your bends smile.gif I'm sure that after elaborating Ben's advice as well, you'll be able to come up with a take which shall be much better!

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post Sep 18 2011, 10:37 PM
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I have to agree with guys that you bending is slightly weaker,but overall very good take !

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post Sep 19 2011, 02:36 AM
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Ben is right about the improvements in your playing! I think that your bends must some more work and as I said in a previous take your tone could be better. Work on the EQ and the quantity of drive.

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post Sep 19 2011, 05:54 AM
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First off WELL PLAYED! Horns High and big props. smile.gif I gave you an 8 for overall performance, not to mention that you RAWK. But, I have to agree with the guys that the bends could use some work and the muting maybe a bit as well. It's clear you know the piece and that in itself is impressive as Trond writes some crazy cool stuff. One thing I did notice, well a couple of bits. Pretty minor but worth a look.

1.)Magick Pinky: I notice you using the first two fingers on one of the final runs. I know those are the strongest and very tempting. But as we talked about in chat, the secret sauce is often the Magic Pinky! IF you can try any of the licks that are moving down on one string with the pinky or third finger it will give your hand a new approach and may work better smile.gif Have you been doing the "Pinky Bounce" workout? BTW? It will help tons!

2.)Guitar Position: You have your axe in a position that looks very RAWWWK and ROEWELL! But it's probably a bit lower than your sitting position. Either way, maybe up the strap a bit (not in to necklace land but higher) and see how that changes things for your hand. smile.gif


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post Sep 19 2011, 02:32 PM
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Played with a proper attitude and decent timing. The bends are a bit weaker on this one, so try to work more on those, and also vibrato. Other than that, I think you did a very fine take.

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post Sep 22 2011, 07:39 PM
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Close man, 7.1 on this attempt.

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