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post Nov 30 2017, 09:10 PM
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Thanks Gab.

Ok, it's a plan,

I notice that Satch has a similar thing going on that I get with my middle finger, he gets with his pinkie, watch from 4:09 and it's even more pronounced at 4:15, makes me feel a little better biggrin.gif

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QUOTE (Phil66 @ Nov 30 2017, 05:10 PM) *
Thanks Gab.

Ok, it's a plan,

I notice that Satch has a similar thing going on that I get with my middle finger, he gets with his pinkie, watch from 4:09 and it's even more pronounced at 4:15, makes me feel a little better biggrin.gif

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heheh, you see. And it doesn't affect his awesome playing.


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Okay Gab,

I think I'm ready to post the Phil Collen to REC to see what the others say. I'll post the video here first though. It might not get a pass but I need the practise of recording for REC as I haven't done one for a while so I will get stage fright if I don't make at least one take for REC.

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Hi Phil, this sounds like a plan. Let's go for it.

Recording is always a great practice.


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Thanks Gab,

I just went for it and posted straight to REC, nothing to lose wink.gif

I have to say the nerves really kicked in and I made some errors, especially on the bends that I haven't been making all along, well, not as bad anyway.

I had to do a few takes because things were happening that never happen normally laugh.gif Things like strings slipping under fingers when bending!!!!!!!!!!! Dropping the pick!!!!!!!!!! Completely forgetting where I am in the piece!!!!!!!! It's a funny the little thing we call a "Rec take" laugh.gif

It's all good though.

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Hi Phil! Well done! I've just commented at the REC question thread and now I'll check the REC program.



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Thanks Gab,

I read your comments and I totally agree that I can do better and I did do better, much better before I pressed the record button on the video camera laugh.gif As I said in the REC question thread, I think there is nothing, except maybe a real exam or stepping onto a real stage, that affects people like recording for an actual REC take and it's not as though we can pretend it isn't for REC because we know it is biggrin.gif

At least I got this one to the REC zone, the JW one killed me because I never even got it good enough for a score of 1 point.

I'm happy with the scores so far, I was actually expecting a 3 smile.gif

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Well done my friend! Keep that nice spirit! smile.gif


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Thanks Gab, (UPDATE AT BOTTOM OF MESSAGE)

I'm trying to be much more relaxed about my slow progress, I need to stop getting so stressed about not progressing at the speed of light. I think it's mainly because I don't like letting you down but I have to face reality and accept that I have a lot going on in my life and can only fit so much in.

Live for the moment and enjoy each note, even enjoy the mistakes because they are a learning element too wink.gif

Ok, I'm in a total quandary about the whole D/Db flat thing in the Sabbath collab. I agree with you 100% that it is Db. Not that my ear tells me but I've played along with it and had to play on the 11th fret to match the note. Below are three clips on me playing the D and Db through the exact same set up, wah, guitar etc tuned up as usual before starting. 1st Camera mic, 2nd Reaper and 3rd the MP3 via Soundcloud. I'm just pushing the wah pedal once each time to see if that is affecting anything.

Please excuse the heavy breathing, I have a bit of a cold laugh.gif I hate how close up makes everything look ten times more dusty that they really are laugh.gif

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AD5eHTEiu9A


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCgnIZlomKI


https://soundcloud.com/gmcphil-1/bm-vi-d-db-test


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In the Soundcloud and the video with the Reaper sound I have to play Db and C to match the notes but in the video with the camera mic I have to play the D and Db notes, which is the same as I was playing when recording.

I'm putting this into the main forum as I really need to sort it out otherwise I can't really carry on making recordings sad.gif

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Hi Phil, the only that that seems to be right is the camera mic. This is definitely related to your recording sofware or hardware. There must be something related the frecuency settings. Please check if your soundcard, daw and project are at the same frecuency rate, for example 441000 hz, and tell me what you find.



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Thanks Gab,

I'll do that if I can see where to look as I've never messed with sample rates. I'll reply over in the question thread to keep it for others to see wink.gif

I'm away this weekend HERE there is a big food festival in the town on Sunday with artisan food and drink creators HERE

I'm looking forward to my next REC take, this issuewith the semitone drop in pitch has stolen some practise time but hey ho, it's still something to learn, every day's a school day eh? smile.gif

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Nice places Phil!! Enjoy it!

And yeah, there is always something new to learn. wink.gif


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