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> Take 4: Modern Heavy Rock Riffs II, Lesson By Mate Nagy
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post Feb 20 2014, 08:32 PM
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Original lesson: Modern Heavy Rock Riffs II by Mate Nagy

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post Feb 21 2014, 11:48 AM
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I think something weird happened with Your tone. Original lesson was played on the bridge pickup position. I don't see You switch but something sound a bit muddy. Things are not tight enough yet. I hear timming problems and some work needed to make those pauzes sound clean. Also we have some tuning issues. Probably caused but the drop Tuning. If You use regular strings gauge and want to play in lower tuning, You should tune string while holding notes on frets to compensate more pressure from the left hand.

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post Feb 21 2014, 02:04 PM
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Hi Ram! Darius marked the most important things that you have to improve on this take. Your tone sounds like if you were using a fuzz effects, it's weird and undefined. Regarding your playing, the whole lesson needs to sound tighter, I think that you should isolate the different parts and work on them concentrated on timing and details that aren't sounding right. Use metronome and the slower backings.

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post Feb 24 2014, 09:11 PM
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Hey mate,

I think the guys pointed out the important aspects:

- the tone
- practicing slow and maybe after that, playing along with the original recording - it's a good way to see the differences between your take and the original one.

Mate, I think you need to focus more on listening to the original recording, it will also do you good to hum and tap your foot against the piece so that you may know where each part falls into place in respect to timing.

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post Feb 27 2014, 10:52 AM
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