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> Take 5: Hard Rock Power Chords - Beginner, Lesson By Sinisa Cekic
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post Oct 23 2014, 03:28 AM
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Original lesson: Hard Rock Power Chords - Beginner by Sinisa Cekic

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Cosmin Lupu
post Oct 24 2014, 09:35 AM
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Hey mate!

The vibrato around 0:07 and 0:08 could be more in pitch, but otherwise, the timing and rhythm are great - we have discussed this one in your mentoring thread a lot so far, so in what I am concerned that vibrato is pretty much the only thing keeping you from nailing this perfectly. But as I have suggested, the other lesson, based exclusively on vibrato will help you out in making this one better wink.gif

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Ben Higgins
post Oct 25 2014, 12:05 PM
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Hi there, it's great to see the improvement you've made on this take.. and you are playing the double stop bends much better now smile.gif

As Cosmin said, the vibrato is a bit wonky - it sounds a bit nervous and out of key. I think you may actually be using more vibrato than you need there as you're pulling the string slightly out of pitch but not allowing it to return to its original pitch. When you play those notes, give them them a slight wiggle with your finger but it doesn't have to be more than that. A slight vibration will make them sound good but focus on keeping the pitch of the notes intact.

Good work !

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Gabriel Leopardi
post Oct 26 2014, 07:12 AM
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Hi friend! Congrats on your great job!

As the guys said, this take is better, the improvements are very notorious, but there is still more room to make this one sound better. The vibrato is closer, and more defined than the previous takes, but as Cosmin said, you have some pitch issues there. The vibration has a small
bend that makes it sound a bit out of scale. The double stop bends close to the end are much better now, but you'll be even more comfortable with them after more days of practice.

Another two things that I would have in mind fo rthe next days of practice, is how your manage dynamics comparing to the original lesson (compare both and let me know what differences you notes via PM) and your guitar tone. I can say that the tone is close but it's lacking some definition, work on the EQ, give it more prescence / treble to make it more present in the mix.

That's all by now, keep on the hard work! smile.gif

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