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> Exodus Style, Lesson By Gabriel Leopardi
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post Mar 29 2015, 06:34 PM
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Original lesson: Exodus Style by Gabriel Leopardi

Hey guys! 2nd Rec post ;-) Cool lesson Gab, I really enjoyed it! I took the "liberty" of adding the d# chord during the thrash riff (i kind of like it! It gives an extra darkness side ...) and adding an outro solo. Please give me some feedback! Keep Rocking!

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post Mar 29 2015, 06:54 PM
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hehehe I really enjoyed that last improvised part! It adds a lot to the tune. Well done! biggrin.gif

This lesson is very fast and your right hand down picking is not comfortable yet with this tempo. That's why there are many parts of this lesson that need to be polished, from the intro to the last riff that you've played I note that there are moments when you go tight that many parts when your playing is not at tempo or not totally clean. This is not regarding the technique that you are using, this is related to the fact that you need more training and to make your hand and mind get used to this speed.

I recommend you to practice this one on smaller blocks and at a slower tempo to be able to play the whole thing totally tight. Once you achieve it at a slower tempo, start increasing tempo gradually every day. Be sure that you'll master this one with diary practice but you have to be patient and start slower.

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post Mar 30 2015, 08:45 PM
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You got that rokin' mood inside you - that's for sure smile.gif

I do not see any obvious mistakes with Your hands positions or similar. In Your case I suppose it's just a matter of practice...a bit more practice. Your tone control is descent. Performed pretty clean for that speed - even if there was a moment or two when some noise from unwanted strings comes in. You loose some notes when you're picking fast using only downstrokes. Maybe try to make sort of a strength decrescendo - hit hard the first note and slightly realese the tension while playing every next note. This helps to keep the accents and at the same time it's a good strength management workout.

Nie impro btw smile.gif

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post Apr 1 2015, 09:29 AM
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Hey this is a pretty cool take. As the lads have said, you need to gain some stamina for the down picking sections because there's times where you get left behind the beat, especially during the single note riffing at the beginning.

I made a simple lesson to work through for stamina building, have a go at that for a week or so and see how you get on:


You could devise your own riff progression to work with but the idea is mixing rests in with work so that you don't get fatigued quickly and you can continue working at higher tempos.

Try to be more consistent with palm muting as well, for example at 0:30 you lose the chunk of the palm muting.

Apart from those areas you're quite solid !

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