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post Apr 27 2016, 02:22 PM
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Great job! So the current routine is:


DAY 1:

- Alternate Picking (20 minutes)
- Legato (20 minutes)
- Song analysis (20 minutes)
- Learn a new lick and improvise with it over a backing track. (15 minutes)


DAY 2:

- Fast rhythm (15 minutes)
- Bending & vibrato (15 minutes)
- Song analysis (15 minutes)
- Learn a new lick and improvise with it over a backing track. (15 minutes)


DAY 3:

- Alternate Picking (20 minutes)
- Legato (20 minutes)
- Song analysis (20 minutes)
- Learn a new lick and improvise with it over a backing track. (15 minutes)


DAY 4:

- Fast rhythm (15 minutes)
- Bending & vibrato (15 minutes)
- Song analysis (15 minutes)
- Learn a new lick and improvise with it over a backing track. (15 minutes)



How is your work on the lessons? It would be good to hear you playing the lessons that you are practising to see if we can renew some of them.

Regarding the song analysis, I think that it's something that you should continue doing, however, I think that you can start applying the concepts analysed to the plan is to dedicate days 1 and 2 to work on your own song based on using the elements you've learnt from the songs that you've analysed. And then dedicate days 3 and 4 to analyse new songs.



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Well...due to the massive amount of school work this semester, I haven`t been able to follow the plan as structured as I would, but more like an outline the days I actually have time to play.

My alternate picking and legato stamina have increasing I think.
I am about to make a REC-take for this one this week :https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/ls/legato-stamina/
I actually nailed it earlier today, but fucked up several times as soon as I got on tape, and it is quite demanding for me tongue.gif

I can also try to make a REC-take for some AP-lessons.

For my vibrato/bending, I gotta admit I have not practised that heard. Guess I don`t know exactly what my weakest point is, so I guess I should do some REC/cover-stuff here as well.


As for the plan ahead, dividing the song alaysis 50/50 beetween applying stuff, and learning new stuff, seems like a good idea! A bit more fresh approach smile.gif


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Great! Everything sounds good for me. I'll be waiting for your REC takes to see how to continue. I'm also curious to hear your first new compositions...


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QUOTE (Gabriel Leopardi @ Apr 29 2016, 01:36 PM) *
Great! Everything sounds good for me. I'll be waiting for your REC takes to see how to continue. I'm also curious to hear your first new compositions...



At the moment, I don`t have access to midi keyboard...or a decent computer for recordings, so I guess the only stuff I would be able to record, are guitar parts, if that would be tolerable?


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Sure! Feel free to share it here.


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Phui....super busy period at school with project deadlines and exam reading recently which have left without the necessary energy to do something fun when I come home. This will unfortunately also last two more weeks...

However, I have been able to make to REC-takes, probably coming up tonight. I am writing on some stuff, but nothing to present yet.

Also, long story short, I am without an electric guitar for the next 6 weeks starting on Friday, meaning only a semi crap acoustic guitar, but that might lead more room to songwriting:)


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Hi mate, great to hear from you!

Life sometimes makes things more difficult but keep going! You'll find the way to do what you love doing. Just stay positive and thinking on it.

I'll wait for your updates.


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Alright, update on AP-technique is uploaded as a REC. Legato-lesson is still uploading, so editing that tomorrow.

edit: And legato is also up!

Any suggestion how to maintain most "playability" in my hands on the nylon string guitar the next weeks? Maybe change thing up completely? Speed is not the main concern anyway, more like a fun tool to maintain

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Cool! I'll check the REC takes. About playing on nylon guitar, maybe you can check out lessons archive, there are many lessons for this guitar which are demanding for both hands so it can be a great extra training, and a way to learn new stuff...

https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/video-les...oustic-lessons/



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And from the ashes he rise!...


Jokes aside: I`m back again, but I have lost count of how many times I`ve said that. Long story short: It`s been a couple of months where time has been short, and energy and motivation have not worked together when it comes to guitar playing.

but now it is a new year with new possibilities and fresh motivation!

I have recorden a REC which I will be putting together tomorrow or Tuesday, and I did this little composition today which I will try to come up with lyrics to while taking a walk.

I like the chorus, but overall I feel that the song might be repeating the C#m-sound a bit too much. I might add that I wrote this by ear, not by theory, if that makes sense. I`d be glad to here some feedback Cheers smile.gif
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Hi mate, nice to hear from you here!

You are back with new music, that's great. smile.gif

I like your idea, the chords sound deep and the groove is melancholic as the progression suggests it. It's difficult to judge the structure without having melodies and lyrics on this one. At this point I wouldn't do important changes. Once you have the melody, you can apply the chords functions concept and do some harmonic changes to make it less predictable. However, there are lots of songs that repeat the same 3 chords and that are magical, so let's see what happens with the vocal melodies.



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