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Marek Rojewski
post Mar 30 2014, 01:50 PM
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Original lesson: Thrash Like Mustaine by Ben Higgins

First recording since 28 December 2012, so quite a while. The REC syndrome kicked in, and I think it sounds more aggressive then what I played most of the time.

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Ben Higgins
post Mar 30 2014, 02:32 PM
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It's really cool to see this track in the REC Zone !!

There's a few issues that need working on..

1. Timing.. you have a tendency to play too far in front of the beat especially in the main riff.. it's a bit too rushed. I also think you're missing the open E string that begins the riff each time.

2. The bluesy hammer on licks that start around 0:20 and on each repetition afterwards.. the notes are not quite happening. It's just your fingers that are not used to doing it smile.gif

3. Some of the open A notes are missing on the end section, like at 0:30

It's awesome to see you back.

Btw, your picking technique is textbook perfect.. so relaxed and minimal movement ! cool.gif

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Cosmin Lupu
post Mar 31 2014, 03:11 PM
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Hey again Marek!

Ben spotted the exact things you need to focus on, in order to make the best you can out of this lesson. I agree with his points and I will only add the fact that you should slow down, incorporate the suggestions and then after feeling comfy with things, raise the speed gradually.

Keep rocking!


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Gabriel Leopardi
post Mar 31 2014, 06:50 PM
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Hi Marek! Ben already gave you very good feedback with the things that you need to have in mind to improve this take. Many riffs there needs to be polished but it's just a matter of practice. It's a fast lesson and needs some more time to sound tight.
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Darius Wave
post Apr 2 2014, 12:54 PM
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Since Ben is the author of this lesson he can easily point the smallest details. I couldn't find anything else to complain. Very nice take though

P.S Dajesz czadu chłopie wink.gif

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