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> Writing a Solo - Dynamics, Lesson By Muris Varajic
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post Apr 10 2013, 06:23 AM
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Original lesson: Writing a Solo - Dynamics by Muris Varajic

Getting varied dynamics from an amp setting that uses lots of gain can be tricky. Raking the strings gives a nice stronger attack, and the for the quiet stuff, I guess about the only thing you can do is pick as softly as possible. On this take I could have probably gotten away with less gain (for more dynamics) but I wanted to get that singing sustain that you get with lots of saturation.


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post Apr 10 2013, 09:15 AM
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Mate! As usual, you are providing great takes and I give you my congratulations wink.gif The tone sounds great and your observations on dynamics are very correct. You control and dictate everything from the amount of effort and strength of the attack - that makes the amp answer accordingly.

There are some bends which could've been smoother, but that's all I can observe on the 'still have to work on' perspective smile.gif

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post Apr 10 2013, 03:10 PM
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Hi mate! This take is very good as always! You already said it, there is not dynamic variation in this take and the main reason is your tone. The problem is that your amp add drive and compresses your tone and there is no way to get the dynamics that Muris gets on this lesson. So keep on experimenting with your tone, maybe using an overdrive pedal and lowering the amp's distortion.

As Cosmin said, there are some bends out of pitch but the overall is great. Keep on the good job.

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post Apr 10 2013, 07:26 PM
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Good take on this lesson mate smile.gif I've only noticed 2 or 3 very small pitch issues - one is a to low bend, second seems be a a guitar measure problem - A note is a bit out of tune or maybe whole G string went a few cents down ,after firste bends. Consider straching it more before playing smile.gif Anyway the take is at very good level smile.gif

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