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> Beginner's Corner 5: 7th Chords in A, Lesson By Bear Rose
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post Jan 10 2012, 09:02 PM
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Original lesson: Beginner's Corner 5: 7th Chords in A by Bear Rose

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post Jan 10 2012, 10:24 PM
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Very good effort. You still need to work a bit more on your timing on these shuffled rhythms, try to get into the groove and play those 16th note strums with the strumming hand more evenly. Chord fretting is decent, you should mute unwanted noise, and - tune up your guitar!

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post Jan 11 2012, 11:59 AM
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Hey mate! Indeed, tuning up the guitar would improve the take and I know that this sort of groove is not the easiest thing to internalize, but give it a little time and it shall be there at your command. Maybe a little knowledge on the idea would help out smile.gif check out below:


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post Jan 11 2012, 04:38 PM
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guitar is out of tune! make sure you review that before: Recording, playing live, playing by the fire, playing on your own biggrin.gif

I think your timing is quite decent, it's still sloppy here and there but it has that cool relaxed vibe to it,

a bit rushed by the end of the take,

try to be more calm and pull your own tempo back a bit, intentionally, you'll see that you lock-in much better that way

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post Jan 11 2012, 09:56 PM
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Hey! it's a good take but as the other instructors said there are many things to fix to take your playing to the next level. First of all, always check your guitar tuning before starting a practising or recording session. It's very important that you ear get accustomed to the sound of a well tuned guitar. The other important thing to adjust here is the groove of what you are playing. There are part where the timing is a bit off so you should concentrate on the rhythm. One thing that could help is just play the 16th notes rhythm with the strings muted to get the feel of the groove. Once you have the groove you can then concentrate on the chord changes.

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post Jan 16 2012, 04:00 PM
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so close man 7.25

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