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> Instrumental Rock With Melody II, Lesson By Piotr Kaczor
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post Mar 9 2015, 08:32 PM
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Original lesson: Instrumental Rock With Melody II by Piotr Kaczor

This wasn't meant for the REC program,since the original uses wah and whammy so it's not a very accurate cover. But since I started posting takes why not post this one too :)

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Darius Wave
post Mar 9 2015, 10:32 PM
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Sure! It's always great to stay active in the REC zone. You do not have to consider Your take to be wrong if You're not a whammy-wah type of player smile.gif Most of important accept has been kept smile.gif Let me simply point out some thoughts

1. Very good left hand position
2. Good muting job - nice and clean - no noise
3. A bit of pitch control at bending required - 0:53-0:58 for example
4. slightly too sharp highe edge of the tone - worth trying to experiments with the tone. There is a bit of nasty 4-6kHz out there. Maybe worth trying different amp sim.

After listening again and again I'm sure. You're very promissing player. You should necessary workout Your tone. This one has some lack of fluency (it's nothing wrong with Your hands, it's thye type of distortion) and it takes away some of the magic, that is already there (in Your playing smile.gif

Anyway again and I'm just complaining on a tiny details because...That's why we're for smile.gif From the technical sight it's very enjoyable smile.gif Congrats! smile.gif


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Ben Higgins
post Mar 11 2015, 10:32 AM
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Man this is great ! You've got a nice, aggressive style of playing which makes use of muting and staccato phrasing.

Your bending & vibrato is very tasteful. Those pinch harmonics are fantastic too.

I agree with Darius about your tone. It's very digital and very harsh. Your playing deserves a more natural, warm tone.

From around 0:28 to 0:34 you're rushing ahead slightly so try to relax so you're 'on the beat'. That's my only criticism here. Great job !


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Gabriel Leopardi
post Mar 11 2015, 06:39 PM
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Hi Chris! I'm here to add my grading to this take since we are already talking about this one and your overall playing and tone at Gab's Army. Keep on the great job! smile.gif


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post Mar 12 2015, 08:15 PM
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