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> (pass 8.8) Rancid Roots, Lesson By Adrian Figallo
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post Dec 16 2011, 11:09 PM
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Original lesson: Rancid Roots by Adrian Figallo

And another rec take, this time I recorded this cool, punky lesson by Adrian, using my Ibanez, GR 4 and Reaper. Christian

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post Dec 17 2011, 11:11 AM
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Yo Christian cool.gif

What a rocking take ! It's got the attitude, the rhythm and the tone... wink.gif

Only slight imperfections were that the bends at 0:50 need to be more purposeful, there were a bit too short and not quite full enough. Changes between power chords can be made tighter by staying on the chords a little longer before shifting (but this will naturally get better with time anyway) smile.gif

Definitely a victorious take \m/

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post Dec 17 2011, 12:56 PM
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Great job man! smile.gif Very cool performance, and playing. Some small problems, specially towards the end, the last chord kinda went out detuned, perhaps guitar, perhaps your fretting hand mismatched the fret or something. But, it's all good, because of these little problems, I grade 9.

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post Dec 17 2011, 02:31 PM
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Cool performance! nice job!

I would say that your sound and tone is great and appropiate, also the riff is very well learned,

I would still work on sounding as tight as possible, try hitting the strings harder as you would on a drum!

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post Dec 18 2011, 12:31 PM
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Aside from what the guys are saying, I think it sounds really authentic biggrin.gif Keep going at this speed and you'll be an awesome rhythm player in no time biggrin.gif

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post Dec 19 2011, 11:56 PM
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hey man! this is a rocker take!! I like it! As the other instructors said you need to adjust a bit your bending in the rocker licks to get a perfect take. Keep on rocking! smile.gif

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post Dec 22 2011, 10:34 PM
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8.8 )pass)

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