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post Jul 31 2014, 09:14 PM
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Original lesson: Metal Metrics 4 by Cosmin Lupu

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post Jul 31 2014, 10:04 PM
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Hi Ozzyfan!

You are doing a good job with this lesson but I have comments regarding your playing and technical issues that I consider important to have in mind for your next days of practice and videos:

Technical Improvements:

- Audio: I think that improving the sound of your videos could be a good idea. It would increase the quality of them and also it would make us easier to hear details of your playing. Using a daw to record your guitar and mix it with the backing could be a good idea. Just let me know if you need help to set it up.

- Camera angle: Please try to put your camera showing clearly both hands for REC program videos.

Playing improvements:

- Vibrato: If you check Cosmin's playing you will notice that he adds a wide vibrato at 00:21, 00:24 and so (of his video) that you are missing in your take. Notice how he uses an extra finger of his left hand to help the one that is on the fret pressing the note. The last bends/vibratos effects also need to sound more aggressive and definite.

- Dynamics: Check out the different intensities of Cosmin's right hand playing and try to imitate it to get a more dynamic take.

- Timing: Be careful with your timing, mostly on the open 6th string palm muting section.

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Cosmin Lupu
post Aug 2 2014, 06:32 PM
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Hey mate smile.gif

I am here just for grading as we have discussed this one in your mentoring program via PM, where you have all the details at the important minutes.

You are on the good way, but as Gabi also noted, there are a lot of details to be taken into consideration.

Keep rocking!


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Ben Higgins
post Aug 4 2014, 12:42 PM
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This is a strong take man !

Your timing is generally good. You just need a bit more work on string bending so you can get those bends sounding more positive.

Working on riff based lessons like this is a good idea. It's important to develop your rhythm skills.

One lesson which is good for working on bending is this


Another one that will help both vibrato and bending


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