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> Open Chords Rock Rhythm, Lesson By Gabriel Leopardi
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post Feb 14 2012, 12:33 PM
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Original lesson: Open Chords Rock Rhythm by Gabriel Leopardi

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Cosmin Lupu
post Feb 14 2012, 01:01 PM
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Hey Andy! smile.gif

you're on your way man! Timing is good but there are some slips here and there and the shapes need to be more defined, as well as your hand synchronization. There are parts which aren't sounding well, because of this issue. I suggest more practice, at a slow temp, where yo uare in control, meaning that the first assignment for this lesson - I would like you to post this into your thread, not in the REC section, would be to record a slower version over a backing track of this lesson where I want you to focus on playing everything as perfect as possible. Also, take care to check your guitar for tuning - it sounds a bit de-tuned.

I know you can get a 10 on this one matey! Let's start building up shall we?

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Gabriel Leopardi
post Feb 14 2012, 04:20 PM
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Hi mate! That fever will disappear soon! Don't worry about it! As Cosmin said, you are close. Your timing is good but your playing should be more confident, you have to play strongly with your right hand. The chord changes are in general smooth except starting at 00:37 where you should make the silence between chords shorter. Your guitar is a bit out of tune, I think that maybe the 1st string is the main problem. Your tone really works for this lesson and that guitar looks cool. Keep on rocking. wink.gif


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Alex Feather
post Feb 14 2012, 05:33 PM
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Hey man! Sounds pretty good! Your guitar is out of tune also you are slipping a little when switching chords.
Your timing was pretty good and the whole performance was very nice!


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Sinisa Cekic
post Feb 14 2012, 11:02 PM
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A good attempt. The first -you have some problem with tuning,fix that smile.gif .Riffs sounds a bit stiff, maybe add a little more of distortion for a liquid transition.Anyway, you have a god timing but you lack of attack in the right hand that the powerchord sounds firm and stable.


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Ivan Milenkovic
post Feb 14 2012, 11:58 PM
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Very nice tone, sounds really cool. Main problem I see here is your guitar being out of tune, that spoils the impression right away by 30%. Other problems consider your fretting hand, you have to make those changes a bit more tighter. Try working on then on a bit slower tempo, and you'll learn them properly.


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post Feb 15 2012, 01:02 AM
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Nice playing smile.gif You are well on your way to mastery of this REC. There are a few bits that need some polish as the guys have mentioned. Being smooth and precise at the same time is tough, so making smooth chord changes, that also sound clear and distinct can be a real challenge. Once you nail this on skill, everything will get easier. Adding a hint of mute/pause between the changes and "sticking the landing" so that you can strum as soon as you plant your hands just takes some repetition.

As noted, your guitar is a bit out of tune, or might have intonation issues, but as the tuning seems the same low and high it's probably just in need of a good tuning. wink.gif

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post Feb 24 2012, 05:39 PM
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6.6 on this take man.


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